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Honda Civic Type R Vs BMW M3 Vs Audi RS3 – Which Is Faster?

July 30, 2015

It’s well worth watching this video from Auto Express – you might just be surprised at the result. The Honda Civic Type R represents just about the fastest thing with FWD, the BMW M3 is a serious rear wheel weapon and the Audi RS3 has quattro all wheel drive. There’s a power difference between each […]

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The 2015 Silverstone Classic In Numbers…

July 14, 2015

The 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 […]

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F1 Drivers Trained In A Vauxhall Astra

July 8, 2015
Rob Wilson

Rob Wilson is possibly one of the most important players in Formula One racing that you’ve never heard of. Based at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in South Leicestershire, Rob is instrumental in carving split seconds from the lap times of at least 12 drivers on the current grid, and his key training weapon is… a standard […]

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Rolls Royce Wraith Hammered The Hillclimb

July 5, 2015
Rolls Royce Wraith

For a fleeting moment, an air of silent and rarefied civility descended upon the super-car paddock at the Goodwood Festival of Speed last Sunday (28th June 2015) as a Rolls-Royce Wraith, resplendent in Ensign Red with contrast Jubilee Silver coachwork, settled into its starting position at the famous Hillclimb. There was nothing more to disturb […]

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Shelsley Walsh 2015 Hill Climb

June 29, 2015

The Midland Automobile Club hosts two days of nostalgic competition this coming weekend (4th to 5th July 2015) when both classic and modern cars compete on Saturday followed by the inspiring sights and sounds of Vintage racing cars taking to the iconic hill on Sunday. Saturday’s event is the Reg Philips Memorial Trophy Meeting, named […]

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Last Chance To Become Part Of History At Silverstone Classic 2015

June 12, 2015

Latest research suggests that those driving silver cars are cool, calm and elegant – what’s more they can also be part of history at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (24-26 July 2015). The World’s Biggest Classic Motor Racing Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer and the celebrations include a special Silver Jubilee track cavalcade. […]

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Lounge To Le Mans In 10 Months…

June 7, 2015

In 2011, after three years of racing, Lucas Ordonez became the first GT Academy winner to compete at Le Mans. In 2013, after just two years of racing, Jann Mardenborough made his debut at La Sarthe.  Now, in 2015, Gaetan Paletou will race a Nissan-powered LMP2 car at Le Mans, just 10 months after winning […]

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Fancy A Blast At Off Road Motorcycling?

May 11, 2015
Motorcycle Off-Road Experience rider from 2014 event

  This year’s Motorcycle Off-Road Experience (MORE) will take place over four days – between Tuesday 7th July to Friday 10th July.  It’s a national event, which has been staged in various parts of the UK since it started three years ago.  This year it will take place in Upavon in Wiltshire. The price, which is heavily […]

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Cholmondeley Pageant of Power 2015

May 5, 2015
Ian Walker aluminium Lotus Elan

  This year’s Cholmondeley Pageant of Power (CPOP) will celebrate 65 years of Lotus, with a concours, parade and class on track all dedicated to the British marque. On Friday 12th, visitors will be treated to the first-ever parade of all production Lotus models ever manufactured, organised by the Historic Lotus Register. These production cars […]

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Sir Chris Hoy Strikes Gold

April 12, 2015
Nissan at the first round of European Le Mans Series 2015

Sir Chris Hoy and his team-mate Charlie Robertson took a class victory in the opening round of the European Le Mans Series for 2015 at Silverstone on 11th April. This was Hoy’s first win in international motorsport and his first win with Nissan. Driving the #3 Ginetta-Nissan in the four-hour race, Hoy and Robertson took […]

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