Motor Sports

Updated Peugeot Beast Ready for 2016 Dakar Rally

An updated version of the two-wheel drive beast that made its debut on the epic Dakar Rally in January has been revealed. This latest evolution of the car, which is scheduled to make its competitive debut later in the year before heading to South America, is longer, wider, lower and more powerful than its predecessor: presenting a more aggressive stance, ...

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Peugeot 208 Diesel Wins 2015 World Mpg Marathon

…Records Second Most Improved Mpg Performance PEUGEOT has taken overall victory in this year’s MPG Marathon, sponsored by Barclaycard Fuel+ in association with TMC with a brand-new 208 Diesel 5-door hatchback, driven in real-world driving conditions over 385 miles, achieving an average fuel economy of 104.5mpg. Not only was it the highest MPG figure of any car taking part in ...

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Bentley Secures Second In the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series

Bentley Team M-Sport has finished in second position in the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series, following a second place finish at the championship’s season finale today. British drivers Guy Smith, Steven Kane and Andy Meyrick were also runners-up in the Drivers’ Championship standings. The team headed to the Nürburgring knowing it needed a win to secure the two highly-sought-after championship titles, ...

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Youngest Ever Drivers Enter 2015 Mpg Marathon

Two teenagers, who only passed their driving tests in the last few weeks, will be the youngest ever entrants in this year’s MPG Marathon, the UK’s most prestigious lean-driving challenge. Astonishingly, Eloise Peabody-Rolf, 17, and Rory Carmichael, also 17, have been driving since the age of 11 as members of The Under 17 Car Club, a national road safety charity ...

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Peugeot 2008 DKR Victorious in China

…As Team Covers 5,442 Kilometres in a Gruelling Endurance Race Team Peugeot Total’s Stéphane Peterhansel and Cyril Despres overcame the exceptionally varied challenges thrown at them by the atypical China Silk Road Rally, to collect a highly encouraging one-two finish for the PEUGEOT 2008 DKR at the end of the 5,442-kilometre event! Team Peugeot Total enjoys a successful motorsport record ...

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2016 Nissan Maxima,Official Safety Car at Grand Prix

A specially wrapped and equipped new 2016 Nissan Maxima served as official Safety Car at Virginia International Raceway, located near Danville, Virginia, during the Oak Tree Grand Prix held at the weekend (August 21-23). The redesigned Maxima, Nissan’s “4DSC” (4-Door Sports Car), which was on display throughout the competition, will also perform the same duties at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, ...

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McLAREN Sports Series Enters Pre-Production Phase Ahead Of Global Launch

Countdown to the launch this autumn of the most attainable McLaren road car project yet, the Sports Series, continues with the start of the pre-production phase within the state-of-the-art McLaren Production Centre in Woking, England.  This milestone marks the final stage in the development programme ahead of the global roll-out of the 570S Coupé; the first model to be launched ...

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It’s the 50th Anniversary of the Cobra Daytona Coupe

Back in 1964, the Cobra was all dominant – except at such high-speed European circuits as Le Mans. Carroll Shelby duly tasked designer Peter Brock with penning a sleeker body and the resulting Cobra Daytona Coupes beat Ferrari to the 1965 FIA Sports Car Championship. Only six cars were constructed in period, which will be assembled for the first time ...

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Record-Breaking Classic Gears Up For 2016

With its first-ever six-figure attendance, more than 1,000 race entries, an unprecedented number of car club displays and in excess of £5m of cars sold at auction, this year’s special 25th anniversary Silverstone Classic was another massive record-breaker. On top of those remarkable milestones, there were stand-out race victories for a number of notable drivers. BTCC champions Matt Neal and ...

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