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01/03/2024 Off

EAST RIDING STAGES 2024

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The 2024 East Riding Stages, organised by the hard-working team at the Beverley & District Motor Club would kick off closed road stage rallying for the year. Conveniently hosted a little under a month before the start of both the British Rally Championship and the Protyre Asphalt series. The fast and flowing ‘Ypres-like’ stages of North East Yorkshire would offer crews a perfect opportunity to gain valuable seat time after the winter break, aiding in their preparation for the season ahead.

13/07/2022 Off

6R4.NET TEST DAY

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This year saw the 7th annual 6R4.net Test Day take place recently at a private airfield in Lincolnshire.
Organisers Dan Ellmore and David Sims had arranged yet another thrilling day of non-stop track action, including once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for select passenger rides, and with the added option to simply ‘chill’ in the informal social atmosphere of the paddock – despite the blistering heat on the second year running at this venue.

11/04/2021 Off

RALLY | 68th RALLYE SANREMO 2021

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Ahead of Round 3 of the 2021 FIA World Rally Championships in Croatia, Hyundai WRT despatched its squad to the Italian coastal city of Sanremo for the 68th edition of this long-standing iconic asphalt rally. 

Whilst their competitors such as Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT opted for local pre-event test days in Croatia, Hyundai chose a competitive environment in addition to its preparation. With the aim of not only providing some valuable seat time on Asphalt for a number of its crews but also to gain some further experience of running the Pirelli P-Zero tyres under competition conditions.

13/02/2021 Off

RALLY | Otepää Winter Rally 2021

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Following an open invitation by the event organisers where the COC suggested that WRC teams could simply stop by Estonia on route to Finland ahead of the Arctic Rally Finland (the second round of the FIA World Rally Championships) and use their event, the Otepää Winter Rally (which was the opening round of the Estonian Rally Championship) as a shakedown. 

31/01/2021 Off

RALLY | QATAR INTERNATIONAL RALLY 2021

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Local Qatari Nasser Al-Attiyah was joined by Britains Kris Meeke to contest the Qatar International Rally 2021, the opening round of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship (MERC). 

Former WRC driver Meeke had recently taken part in the Dhaka Rally where he competed in the Lightweights for PH-Sport and arrived in Qatar to similar conditions. Finishing the world-famous Daka endurance event last in category, did however prepare him well for the fast desert tracks of Qatar.

16/01/2021 Off

ARCTIC LAPLAND RALLY 2021

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The 56th Arctic Lapland Rally became even more of an interest outside of the Finnish national rallying community this year, simply because of the speculation (which later become true in the run-up to the event) surrounding the possibility of an Arctic Rally replacing the cancelled Rallye Sweden in the FIA World Rally Championships calendar.

12/01/2021 Off

PREVIEW | ARCTIC RALLY LAPLAND 2021

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An Arctic adventure awaits the 120 competitors who face more than 200 kilometres of snowy icy roads and sub-zero temperatures in the wilderness of the Arctic Circle.

The 56th Arctic Lapland Rally 2021 starts on Friday afternoon from the host town of Rovaniemi, Finland; consisting of 3 stages on Friday followed by a further 4 on Saturday in the winter wonderland of Lapland.

08/01/2021 Off

NEWS FROM THE ARCTIC

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Local Finnish news are reporting that the decision on a possible Arctic Winter Rally replacement for Sweden’s slot in the WRC is due to meet its deadline next Wednesday 13th January.

Both budget and the levels of COVID-19 are the considerations here. Reported new cases of COVID remain a constant each day and have not spiked significantly over the past few weeks, but a close eye is to be kept on the numbers.

07/01/2021 Off

HANNINEN ENTERS ARCTIC LAPLAND RALLY FOR TOYOTA RECCIE

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Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Test driver Juho Hanninen will contest the Arctic Lapland Rally (14th-16th Jan) in a works Toyota Yaris. This will enable the team to obtain much valuable data should another Arctic Winter Rally replace Sweden’s empty slot on in the WRC in February or March.