Some of the greatest names in world rallying — including five former world champs Hannu Mikkola, Ari Vatanen, Bjorn Waldegard Stig Blomqvist, and Scot Louise-Aitken Walker — celebrated the life of Colin McRae by driving two-wheel-drive MkII Ford Escorts in the Perth-based Colin McRae Forest Stages Rally.
Monthly Archives: September 2008
Adam to test BTCC diesel Seat
Fifer Jonathan Adam, who clinched back-to-back Seat Cupra Championships last weekend, will test a British Touring Car Championship-winning diesel-powered Seat Leon at Silverstone on Monday.
Di Resta to test GP2 car at Paul Ricard
Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta will take another step towards a move up to Formula One when he tests a GP2 car — the official feeder series for F1 — for the Mercedes-powered ART team at Paul Ricard in France on Thursday.
Liddell misses out on Grand-Am GT title
Edinburgh’s Robin Liddell has agonisingly missed out on the Rolex Grand-Am Series GT “crown” for the second time in his career. The 34-year-old Scot was denied the GT championship by just nine points after finishing second in class in the 13th and final race of the season in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Adam clinches second Seat Cupra title
Fifer Jonathan Adam clinched back-to-back Seat Cupra Championships when he claimed the two podium finishes he needed in the season’s final double-header at Brands Hatch in Kent.
Second win boosts Di Resta’s DTM hopes
Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta boosted his German Touring Car Championship (DTM) hopes by storming to a dominant victory, his second of the season, in the latest round in Barcelona.
Adam bags pole in Brands Hatch shoot-out
Fifer Jonathan Adam, on the verge of clinching the Seat Cupra Championship for a second successive year, was fastest in both qualifying sessions for tomorrow’s final two races at Brands Hatch in Kent.
Di Resta starts third in Barcelona
Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta, currently second in the German Touring Car Championship, starts tomorrow’s round in Barcelona from third on the grid in his Mercedes. But the 22-year-old Scot was disappointed to qualify behind the Audi of championship leader Timo Scheider.
Liddell fired up for Grand-Am title charge
Edinburgh’s Robin Liddell will have to battle his way through the field if he is to win the Rolex Grand-Am GT Series, at the Miller Motorsports Park in Utah, after his team-mate Andrew Davis qualified their Stevenson Pontiac GXP.R 10th on the grid.
Di Resta fourth-fastest in Barcelona
Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta maintained his bid to win the German Touring Car Championship when he posted the fourth-quickest in pre-qualifying for the latest round of the series at Barcelona.