Motor Sports

BOOK REVIEW – Le Mans: The Official History 1930-39

By Quentin Spurring Publication date: August 2017, UK price: £60.00 ISBN: 978-1-910505-13-7, Format: 280x230mm, Jacketed hardback Page extent: 368pp, Illustration: over 350 photographs Evro Publishing Officially licensed with the ACO, the organizers of the annual Le Mans 24 Hours race, this sumptuous book is the seventh title in this decade-by-decade series and completes coverage of the endurance classic from its ...

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Porsche Plans to Enter Formula E Championship

ROTIMI ASHER Porsche has concluded plans to compete with a factory team in the Formula E Championship, starting from year 2019. Making the announcement in a statement on Friday, the automaker also revealed its resolve end its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season. “At the same time,” ...

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Superb Campbell Celebrated at Shelsley Walsh

Malcolm and Donald Campbell were honoured at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb during Classic Nostalgia with a fabulous display of cars, including the Napier Bluebird replica. Gina Campbell and Don Wales joined in the Midland Automobile Club’s celebrations as the family’s Speed Records were put on display. Eight cars associated with the family surrounded the middle of the paddock, a ...

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Silverstone Classic : World Bike Legends Return in Force

World GP Bike Legends are returning to this weekend’s Silverstone Classic (28-30 July) with a spectacular showcase featuring world champions, British champions, TT heroes and some of the most famous names from motorcycling racing history. After their massively popular and super successful debut at last summer’s standout festival, the Bike Legends will again be delighting fans of two-wheel motor sport ...

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Rally Finland Preview: Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Trio of Finns Ready to Fly At Home

The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team is ready to take on the fastest event of the season, Rally Finland (July 27-30), with its trio of home-grown drivers: Jari-Matti Latvala, Juho Hänninen and Esapekka Lappi. Rally Finland is famous for its fast gravel stages through forests, featuring large jumps and numerous crests. Many of these are located on corners, making ...

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Rally Experts Help Rover Novices Secure the American Dream on Pan-AM Rally

A completely novice rally crew has secured the ‘American dream’ by winning their first ever endurance event, The Pan-Am Classic Rally, journeying from Savannah, South Carolina, to Seattle, Washington, over 21 days. Karl Caddick and Steve McKay, from Dorset, had never rallied before meeting with Rally Preparation Services (RPS), who prepared their 1970 Rover P5B for the incredible 5,900-mile Journey. ...

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Peugeot Pulls Off a Coup in Dunes, With End of Silk Way Rally in Sight

Peugeot drivers were relieved to get through the final day of complex dunes on the Silk Way Rally, achieved in consummate style as it was another one-two for the Peugeot DKR. The penultimate leg of the rally was widely acknowledged as perhaps the trickiest of the entire event, but Peterhansel and Despres enjoyed a strong one-two formation finish, both drivers negotiating ...

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