NEWS & FEATURES OFF ROAD 

EXT-E | RD1 – SAUDI ARABIA | DESERT X PRIX 2021

After years in the making, the Electric Oddesy’s that is Extreme E had finally reached its first day of wheel to wheel, side by side racing.  Social media was alive and excited to see Extreme E, go racing in the DesertXPrix on the “looner-like” landscape of Alula, Saudi Arabia for the first time. But following the action-packed opening day which featured time trial qualifying, what was really on everyone’s minds was to see just how having multiple cars racing at the same time would play out on the 8.8km desert…

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EXT-E | RD1 – SAUDI ARABIA | DESERT X PRIX 2021 | QF

A new and exciting form of Motorsport with a purpose has landed on planet earth this weekend and we have finally been able to experience a taster of what Extreme E has to offer. With its unique ethos and approach, Extreme E is offering up an epic five-race global calendar, staged in some of the most stunning remote landscapes that can be found. Extreme E utilizes the power of motorsport to showcase electric vehicles and their usage in motorsport but also aims to deliver not just awareness with regards to…

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EXT-E | Extreme E set for inaugural X Prix in just two days’ time

Nine teams and 18 drivers to race in very first Extreme E event, the Desert X Prix. – World-first gender equal motorsport format features top driver talent including Jenson Button, Jamie Chadwick, Sébastien Loeb, Molly Taylor, Carlos Sainz and Sara Price. – Time Trial Qualifications on Saturday followed by multi-car racing on Sunday Finals – Guest pundits Karun Chandhok and Sam Bird to provide expert insight alongside Commentators Jennie Gow and Andrew Coley, and Layla-Anna Lee – Fan social voting to determine the Desert X Prix Final grid positions through…

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PREVIEW | BXCC RD1 – BRITPART BRITISH CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

The Britpart British Cross Country Championship returns next weekend when the opening round of the season takes place at Walters Arena in South Wales. The championship, organised by That’s Motorsport Ltd, features six rounds spread across the UK from Bovington on the South coast to Forrest Estate in South West Scotland. A strong entry has been attracted with a good mix of championship regulars and new competitors. It will be Justin Birchall who leads the crews away in his Birchall Food Service and Mancini Jeans-supported Lofthouse Freelander. Numerous tweaks have…

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IVINGHOE SPRING TRIAL 2018

On the 15th April 2018 Falcon Motor Club held its annual spring car trial at Aston Farm, Ivinghoe, a venue set out in the shadow of Ivinghoe beacon in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside. Made up of grassy hills, the venue offers up its own little amphitheatre which lends itself perfectly for off-road car trials of this kind. The event formed part of the following trials championships: MSA South East, ASEMC, AMSC and the BTRDA and once again this was well supported with a full entry being announced in the run-up…

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DAVID MAITLAND TRIAL 2017

It was a slightly gloomy start to the day as I drove towards Ivinghoe for this year’s David Maitland Car Trial; upon entering the field at Aston Farm and parking up I could tell that even on foot the ground seemed a little on the moist side. This event was part of a number of different Championships and also an event on a number of Associations & Clubs calendar, such as the AEMC (Association of Eastern Motor Clubs) and AWMMC (Association of West Midlands Motor Clubs) to name a few.…

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DAVID MAITLAND TRIAL 2016

After our first taste of car trials, we returned to Aston Farm in the shadow of Ivinghoe Beacon for another instalment from the Flacon Motor Club guys, this time it was in memory of club member David Maitland. The day started off a little on the wet side, so much so that I chicken out remained in the car for the first few runs and waited for it to let off but that did not stop the competitors carry on with their Dirty day out. As the day progressed the…

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