Motor Sports

SPA 2015: Luck Runs Against Bentley

Despite showing potentially race-winning pace at the TOTAL 24 Hours of Spa this weekend, the two Continental GT3s of Bentley Team M-Sport were both forced to retire from the endurance marathon. However, the #84 car of Bentley Team HTP successfully completed the race, placing P5 in class. The opening hours of the race were run in extremely wet conditions, with ...

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Land Rover Bar Wins First America’s World Cup Series

…As Poor Weather Prevents Sunday Event from Holding The second day of competition for the 35th America’s Cup was cancelled on Sunday as a low pressure system swept across Britain, bringing gale force winds. The loss of the final two races on Super Sunday meant that the prizes were settled on Saturday’s results – leaving Land Rover BAR as winners. ...

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Ford Ranger Odyssey: 12-day Namibia Adventure Begins

…20 Contestants from S/Africa, Nigeria, Others Slugging it Out It’s billed as the adventure of a lifetime, a true life-changing experience. For 20 contestants from South Africa, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Angola and Mozambique it’s Ranger Odyssey 2015 – 12 days of simply amazing 4×4 endurance and action through north-western Namibia’s most spectacular and rugged regions, which kicks off on 23 ...

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Jaguars Thrill Record Crowds At Classic Nostalgia

The Midland Automobile Club’s Classic Nostalgia thrilled the crowds with a very special display of road and race cars to celebrate 80 years of the Jaguar name and its Le Mans successes. Classic Nostalgia was supported by Classic Motor Cars, Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust, Stratstone, and Jaguar Cars all providing stunning machinery displayed in the Paddock and in action on ...

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Defender Challenge Expands With Additional Class for 2016 with Bowler V6 Defender

Last weekend the 2015 Defender Challenge continued with the AWDC Allisport Hill Rally at Walters Arena near Swansea, Wales. Round three saw an exciting addition to the start line in the form of a new Bowler-modified, V6 supercharged powered Defender 110 opened up a new race class within the Defender Challenge for 2016.  Walters Arena set the stage for an ...

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Positive Steps for Van Der Mark in USA

Michael van der Mark took his Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP to eighth and seventh place finishes respectively in today’s two ninth-round World Superbike championship races at Laguna Seca in the USA. Both 25-lap races were won by British rider Chaz Davies as van der Mark, 22, got two good starts from a lowly 15th place on the grid. Race one ...

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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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