Archive for category: international

  • Lotus Exige R-GT Gets Homologated, Will Debut at the 2012 Rali Vinho da Medeira This Weekend

    Lotus Exige R-GT Gets Homologated, Will Debut at the 2012 Rali Vinho da Medeira This Weekend

    international July 27, 2012 8:41 am no comments

    The long-awaited Lotus Exige R-GT has received its starters orders from the FIA and will make its competition debut this weekend at Round 7 of the European Rally Championship in Madeira, Portugal. The FIA have homologated the car ready for competition. It is the first car to pass the FIA [...]

     
  • Sad loss for Women in Motorsports

    Sad loss for Women in Motorsports

    international June 30, 2012 10:49 pm no comments

    By Erika Detota French woman and rally driver, Lucie Vauthier, was buried earlier this week after a fatal accident at Rally of the Wines Macon (Rallye des Vins Macon) that occurred Saturday, June 16th. The event was a French Championship tarmac round sanctioned by FFSA, located among the villages around [...]

     
  • Victory for Tanner Foust in Norway

    Victory for Tanner Foust in Norway

    international June 25, 2012 2:02 pm no comments

    American driver second in points heading into X Games Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust earned victory at the Norwegian round of the highly competitive European Rallycross Championship this weekend to extend his podium streak to four-straight races and bring him within striking distance of the overall title as the [...]

     
  • Bird Finally Ticks Sol Rally Barbados Box

    Bird Finally Ticks Sol Rally Barbados Box

    international June 12, 2012 11:06 pm no comments

    “The hardest I’ve ever driven since I started rallying” At his fifth attempt, former UK National Rally Champion Paul Bird finally won Sol Rally Barbados at the weekend (June 9/10), describing the experience as “the hardest and probably the best I’ve ever driven since I started rallying.” With a record [...]

     
  • Bird Claims Sensational SOL Rally Barbados Victory

    Bird Claims Sensational SOL Rally Barbados Victory

    international June 12, 2012 10:11 am no comments

    After many years of trying which included finishing runner-up twice and another two times in third place, Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird finally managed to clinch the elusive victory on SOL Rally Barbados with a stunning drive on the Caribbean island over the weekend. The Fuchs Titan, Rapid Solicitors and [...]

     
  • Fourth Place For Perez On SOL Rally Barbados

    Fourth Place For Perez On SOL Rally Barbados

    international June 12, 2012 10:08 am no comments

    Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez just missed out on a deserved podium when he recorded a battling fourth place finish on SOL Rally Barbados at the weekend. Along with Welsh co-driver Paul Spooner, the Chesterfield Ford Focus WRC07 driver ended up just over seven seconds behind third placed Trinidadians [...]

     
  • Bird Wins King Of The Hill In Barbados

    Bird Wins King Of The Hill In Barbados

    international June 8, 2012 9:58 pm no comments

    Penrith driver Paul Bird made a successful start to his annual sortie to the Caribbean when he won the opening event of the 2012 SOL Rally Barbados. After finishing third in 2010 and then runner-up last year, the British Superbike and MotoGP team boss made it third time lucky when [...]

     
  • Bitter Sweet Weekend For TEG Sport On Jim Clark Rally

    Bitter Sweet Weekend For TEG Sport On Jim Clark Rally

    international June 8, 2012 9:54 pm no comments

    Round four of the 2012 British Rally Championship saw competitors head for the closed public roads of the Scottish Borders and it turned out to be a weekend of mixed fortunes for the Pirelli TEG Sport Team. After the disappointment of a final stage retirement on the opening round of [...]

     
  • Record Start List for Sol Rally Barbados

    Record Start List for Sol Rally Barbados

    international June 6, 2012 1:31 pm no comments

    A record 101 crews from 15 nations are listed on the final running order for this weekend’s Sol Rally Barbados, the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International. Based on the results of last Sunday’s Sol Go Further/Scotiabank King of the Hill, the seeding was published by the Barbados Rally Club [...]

     
  • Bird Wins Final Sol Rally Barbados Shakedown

    Bird Wins Final Sol Rally Barbados Shakedown

    international June 4, 2012 1:07 pm no comments

    Thousands gather for Sol Go Further/Scotiabank King of the Hill Britain’s Paul Bird won yesterday’s (June 3) Sol Go Further/Scotiabank King of the Hill, the final shakedown ahead of the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International. He is the first overseas driver to win in the five-year history of the [...]

     
  • Second place for Foust in challenging European Rallycross Championship race

    Second place for Foust in challenging European Rallycross Championship race

    international June 4, 2012 1:02 pm no comments

    Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust scored another podium this weekend, earning a second-place finish in Hungary at the fourth round of the 2012 European Rallycross Championship. From the practice sessions through to the final, Foust put in an impressive performance at his first visit to the Nyiradi Motorsport track. [...]

     
  • Hyundai back to WRC in 2013

    Hyundai back to WRC in 2013

    international May 31, 2012 3:20 pm no comments

      The Korean car maker Hyundai will return to rallying and as early as next year to fight for the World Rally Championship. The experienced auto motor und sport from business circles. Accordingly, Hyundai will start with a racing version of the small car i20 and thus follows the example [...]

     
  • Meeke Returns for Sol Rally Barbados 2012

    Meeke Returns for Sol Rally Barbados 2012

    international May 30, 2012 1:25 pm no comments

    Winner of Sol Rally Barbados in 2008 & ’09, Northern Ireland’s Kris Meeke has confirmed that he will return to the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International this year to revisit the event that he once described as “the best 10 days of my life”. His victories in the Barbados [...]

     
  • Regulars Lead Sol Rally Barbados Invasion

    Regulars Lead Sol Rally Barbados Invasion

    international May 29, 2012 11:50 am no comments

    As preparations move into top gear for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10), regular visitors Paul Bird, Kenny Hall and Martin Stockdale have been at the forefront of the European invasion of the island, which started at the weekend. Scheduled flights carrying competitors and their families will land at the [...]

     
  • Sol Rally Barbados Modified Class Wide Open

    Sol Rally Barbados Modified Class Wide Open

    international May 26, 2012 10:00 am no comments

    With the return of a multiple Champion, upgrades galore and some determined International competition, the Modified classes in Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) promise to keep the fans entertained long after the battles for supremacy overall and in two-wheel-drive have passed through each stage. In Modified 7 (1600-2000cc), five [...]

     
  • Giant-Killers Ready for Sol Rally Barbados

    Giant-Killers Ready for Sol Rally Barbados

    international May 23, 2012 1:37 pm no comments

    While the battle for the podium places in Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) will almost certainly be the preserve of the best WRC entry in the event’s history – nine ex-works cars among a total four-wheel-drive entry of 23 – spectators will not have to look too far down [...]

     
  • Sol Rally Barbados 2012 Entry Hat-Trick Record

    Sol Rally Barbados 2012 Entry Hat-Trick Record

    international May 22, 2012 10:29 am no comments

    Sol committed to “further development” of sports tourism For the third straight year, the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International, Sol Rally Barbados, has attracted a record entry. Between October and the closing date a week ago (May 14), 121 entries were posted on-line at the event’s official web site [...]

     
  • Sol Rally Barbados Highlight of Local Season

    Sol Rally Barbados Highlight of Local Season

    international May 21, 2012 12:15 pm no comments

    Tight at the top in Virgin Atlantic Championship While anticipation among island fans about the record-breaking overseas invasion for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) is reaching fever pitch, local competitors are concentrating on their preparations for the highlight of the season. Shell V-Power King of the Hill (June 3) [...]

     
  • Last Regional Crews for Sol Rally Barbados

    Last Regional Crews for Sol Rally Barbados

    international May 17, 2012 5:16 pm no comments

    As entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) closed this week, the final drivers from around the region who will be participating in the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport International have been confirmed. They are first-timer Stan Hartling, representing the Turks & Caicos Islands, and Trinidad’s Vishal Dhanraj, who [...]

     
  • Entries Close for Sol Rally Barbados

    Entries Close for Sol Rally Barbados

    international May 14, 2012 4:56 pm no comments

    Manx National starts Caribbean countdown for ‘Birdy’ As entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) closed today (May 14), the last first-timers from Ireland were confirmed as Matt Shinnors and Catherine Levis. Asked how he heard about Sol RB12, Shinnors, whose previous experience includes one outing in the World [...]