Volkswagen to leave WRC

volkswagen - wrc

Volkswagen is set to pull out of the WRC – world rally championship – at the end of the season, with the decision coming only days after the German manufacturer won a fourth successive title, as reported Tuesday. [Read more…]

Arron Newby Wins Jack Frost Stages

arron newby

Winter arrived for the first time at Croft Circuit just in time for Darlington and District Motor Club’s annual Autogas 2000 Jack Frost Stages Rally with the unexpected snow but it didn’t stop Carnforth driver Arron Newby along with co driver John Cope taking their Subaru to an impressive win, eventually edging out three times victor Chris Wise’s MG Metro 6R4 by 17 seconds after a day of drama around the North Yorkshire racetrack. [Read more…]

Audi And The Long Way To Le Mans

Audi R18

Ingolstadt – On June 14/15, Audi will leave no stone unturned to continue its string of victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours. The new Audi R18 e-tron quattro the brand will be competing with is the most complex race car in Audi’s history. Chris Reinke, Head of LMP at Audi Sport, outlines the key milestones of the project. [Read more…]

Formula E Headquarters At Donington Park

formula E

Formula E, the FIA’s new global electric racing series, has today (23, January) announced that its new headquarters and team facilities will be based within the grounds of the Donington Park Racing Circuit in the UK. [Read more…]

Audi On Third Row At Daytona

Audi for Daytona

Audi for Daytona

Audi On Third Row Of The Grid At Daytona

– Filipe Albuquerque with Alex Job Racing is best Audi driver
– Teams are mainly focused on race preparation
– All four Audi R8 GRAND-AM cars are thoroughly prepared

The best Audi R8 GRAND-AM will be starting into the 24-hour race at Daytona (Florida) from the third row. The fastest driver of the Audi customer teams in qualifying was Filipe Albuquerque. [Read more…]

Perez Takes Historic Win

Steve Perez wins Historic Cambrian Rally

Steve Perez wins Historic Cambrian Rally

Triple British champion Steve Perez continued his great run of form by winning the Historic class on the AVS Motorsport Cambrian Rally yesterday which formed the final round of the 2012 BTRDA Rally Championship in Wales. [Read more…]

Rally of GB for Wales 2013

The Rally of Great Britain

The Rally of Great Britain

The Rally of Great Britain looks set to stay in Wales next year after the Welsh Government reached an agreement in principle with organisers International Motorsports Ltd to host the event in Wales in 2013, Minister for Business Edwina Hart announced. [Read more…]

Phoenix Park Motor Races 2012

Phoenix Park Motor Races

Phoenix Park Motor Races

A crowd of over 60,000 is expected to attend the Phoenix Park Motor Races on the 18th & 19th of August it was announced today at the official launch of the event in Dublin by Motorsport Ireland. [Read more…]

Prancing Horses At Chelsea Autolegends

Chelsea AutoLegends Festival

Chelsea AutoLegends Festival

On Sunday, 2nd September, a fine collection of classic Ferraris will be on display at this year’s Chelsea AutoLegends Festival. The event takes place in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea and will see a wide range of classic vehicles on show, with Le Mans, Formula 1 and women in motorsport the key features for 2012. [Read more…]

AirAsia Renault Clio Cup 2012

AirAsia Renault Clio Cup 2012

AirAsia Renault Clio Cup 2012

With an exhilarating 2011 under its belt that saw five drivers vying for the title in the final race, the 2012 AirAsia Renault Clio Cup UK is bursting at the blocks as the series looks forward to yet another exciting season. [Read more…]