Arron Newby Wins Jack Frost Stages

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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…]

Driverless cars set for UK in 2015

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Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced 2 new measures that give the green light for driverless cars to take to UK roads from January 2015. [Read more…]

Car collection for sale

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A car-obsessed dentist who has amassed Britain ’s biggest private car collection is selling the whole lot for £100 million. [Read more…]

Renault Captur Turns Up The Heat

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With impressive UK sales of its latest models, including the iconic Clio and the all-new Renault Captur crossover, is riding the crest of a wave Now, with summer almost upon us, it’s looking to tempt even more buyers into its showrooms, as well as turn the heat up on its rivals, with a new promotion for May. [Read more…]

Toyota for 2014 Goodwood Festival

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Toyota will bring together four of its works Le Mans race cars at a single event for the first time at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed in June. Charting the progress from the TS010 of early 1990s through to this season’s contender, the new TS040 Hybrid, which will be unveiled on 27 March, the gathering will provide a unique snapshot of how Toyota has consistently pushed the boundaries of race car design and technology. [Read more…]

New Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé

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The official UK launch of the new Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé will take place tomorrow evening at Eastwinter Garden in Canary Wharf, London.  At the event hosted by Jaguar Land Rover Managing Director Jeremy Hicks, an audience including prospective customers, Jaguar brand ambassadors and British media will see the stunning new sports car from Jaguar presented by Design Director Ian Callum. [Read more…]

Formula E Headquarters At Donington Park

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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…]

Mini goes to Frankfurt Motor Show

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With seven models and up to eight engine variants, a uniquely diverse range of paint finishes, interior designs and options and a constantly growing program of accessories, the British brand MINI sets the benchmark for individualised driving pleasure more than ever before. [Read more…]

Fangio’s Mercedes Sells for Bomb

Juan Manuel Fangio - Mercedes Benz

Juan Manuel Fangio – Mercedes Benz

The 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R Formula 1 Single-Seater breaks the following auction world records:

• Most valuable motor car ever sold at auction
• Most valuable Formula 1 racing car ever sold
• Most valuable Mercedes-Benz

Automotive history was made at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale, when the car that took five-time champion Juan Manuel Fangio to the second of his Formula 1 world titles achieved a record-breaking figure of £19,601,500 (US$29,650,095, €22,701,864). [Read more…]

Audi Driver Line-Up For 2013

Jamie Green - AUDI

Jamie Green – AUDI

Audi Completes Driver Line-Up For 2013 DTM

– Experience is trumps: eight Audi drivers have 34 wins between them
– ‘Norisring King’ Jamie Green high-caliber new signing
– Rahel Frey leaves DTM, Miguel Molina remains with squad

Audi will start into the 2013 DTM season with a mix of experienced campaigners and ambitious youngsters. The eight drivers have four titles, 478 races, 39 pole positions and 34 victories to their credit between them – marking top tallies in the series. The only change compared to last year’s squad: Rahel Frey is switching to GT racing within AUDI AG. The vacant cockpit will be occupied by new signing Jamie Green. [Read more…]