Motor Sports

Silverstone Classic in Numbers: Facts and Figures behind ‘The World’s Biggest Classic Motor Racing Festival’

The trend-setting Silverstone Classic celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015. When founded in 1990 it was the UK’s first historic motor racing festival. For the first time in the Classic’s 25 year history, a crowd of more than 100,000 is expected for this month’s Silver Jubilee celebration. All tickets must be purchased in advance and pre-sales are at record highs. ...

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Second-Placed Honda Endurance Racing Team Takes Positive From Barcelona

After 24 hours of effort and tough racing with hot temperatures at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Honda Endurance Racing crossed the finish line in second position with a 9-lap gap. The 24 Hours of Catalunya that were seen as a pre-Suzuka test for the team went well as Honda’s endurance specialists Julien Da Costa, Freddy Foray and Sébastien Gimbert managed ...

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New Kidston Trophy Attracts Grid Of Pre-War Sports Cars

This year’s 25th anniversary Silverstone Classic (24-26 July) will celebrate its milestone Silver Jubilee with its widest-ever spectrum of glittering motor sport history. At one end of the phenomenal panorama the introduction of F1 cars from the turbocharged Senna and Schumacher era brings the story almost up to date. The return of the evocative Pre-War Sports Cars meanwhile will take ...

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Goodwood Festival: Anthony Reid and Noble Victorious in Michelin Supercar Run

As the Goodwood Festival of Speed, reached fever pitch on Saturday, Anthony Reid claimed victory in the annual Michelin Supercar Run after ascending the iconic 1.16-mile Hillclimb in 51.33 seconds in the British-built Noble M600. Reid’s time was 0.78 seconds faster than the Lexus LFA piloted by Chris Ward, while third spot went to the all-new Aston Martin GT12 driven ...

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Four Contestants Selected From Nigeria for Ranger Odyssey Boot Camp

The excitement and anticipation for the 2015 Ford Ranger Odyssey is building rapidly, and the action has spread across numerous African countries, including Nigeria which held its in-market selections on Friday 29 May. Following the initial call to action, which received around 800 entries, twelve finalists were chosen to take part in the Ranger Odyssey evaluation in conjunction with local ...

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Le Mans: Audi Fast but Unfortunate

Audi has continued its string of podium results in the 24-hour race at Le Mans but missed taking the 14th victory it was aiming for in the world’s most famous endurance place in positions three, four and seven. The tally of the brand with the four rings remains impressive. In all 17 Le Mans runs, at least one Audi team ...

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Porsche Victorious at Le Mans

Mission accomplished: Porsche has achieved its 17th overall Le Mans victory at the 83rd running of the famous 24-Hour race in a perfect way with a one-two finish. Drivers Earl Bamber (NZ), Nico Hülkenberg (GER) and Nick Tandy (GB) won the coveted trophy in their innovative Porsche 919 Hybrid exactly 45 years after Porsche’s first overall win at La Sarthe ...

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