Motor Sports

Audi Second in Turbulent Race in Mexico

Following Audi’s pole position, both Audi R18 cars took turns leading the race in Mexico in the early stage. Car number 8, however, lost more than 30 minutes after suffering damage at the end of the third hour. The number 7 sister car recovered from fifth to second place following some setbacks. The premiere of the FIA WEC in Mexico ...

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Bridgestone Tickled Pink with BMW Track Day

BMW enthusiasts from across Gauteng gathered at the Red Star Raceway in Delmas to celebrate the automotive brand’s centenary with a track day. The event, held on Saturday 20 August under the auspices of the BMW Car Club of Gauteng, saw no less than 147 cars and 256 motorcycles participate in a centenary parade in honour of the marque. The ...

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Untold Story of 2016 British Hill Climbing Championship

Spectators and fellow competitors crowded into the paddock area and track-side at the British Hill Climb Championship’s premier event were not disappointed on Sunday as the very last run of the day proved the highlight of the meeting held at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, Worcestershire. Five times former British champion Scott Moran of Ludlow took maximum points to increase his ...

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MINI All4 Racing Wins Hungarian Baja

The 16th edition of the Hungarian Baja concluded today after a spectacular opening event of a Super Special Stage (SSS), followed by two days of challenging long distance rally action over three Special Stages. The end result of this tough competition saw MINI ALL4 Racing cars fill the top two positions. MINI ALL4 Racing crew of Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) and ...

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Audi Goes Into the Lead at Opening Round of New Series

The start of a brand new national championship has held the motorsport fraternity’s attention for months now. That excitement manifested as the first national race day at Zwartkops Raceway on Tuesday, August 9. For the Engen Xtreme Audi A3 sedans of Terry Moss Racing’s Michael Stephen and Simon Moss, the start of the six-round season proved an eventful one. The ...

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Classic Kicks Off With Celebration Football Match

Silverstone Classic is renowned for celebrating important anniversaries and 2016 is no different. To mark the 50th year since the 1966 World Cup Final between England and Germany, which took place just 70 miles down the road, six stars were drafted in to recreate the home nation’s famous victory, in support of Prostate Cancer UK – official charity partner of ...

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American Teenage Boy Gives Carl Haas Good Farewell

EFULA ABBAH The first American to drive an American-owned Formula One car in nearly 40 years, Santino Ferrucci seems to have had the premonition about Haas’ death. The brave teenager,who ran 55 laps for Haas F1 Team in a test at England’s Silverstone Circuit last week Tuesday, couldn’t be better mistaken for a clairvoyant, especially on the wheels, going by ...

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Ford Extends Race to 2019

EFULA ABBAH With a dramatic Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro class victory penultimate week, Ford Motor Company has announced that its factory-supported Ford GT race programme will continue for a minimum of three extra years in both IMSA and FIA WEC competitions. Raj Nair, Ford executive vice president and chief technical officer said that the company wanted to make ...

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King Joins GP2 Elite With Epic Maiden Victory!

British racer Jordan King on Sunday secured an historic maiden GP2 victory after a high-pressure, wet-weather charge from pole position in the series’ second race in Austria. On the morning of the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix, the 22-year old, who’s in his second season with Spanish squad Racing Engineering, held off the challenge from highly rated fellow Brits Oliver ...

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