Fifer Jonathan Adam heads to Brands Hatch this weekend on the verge of retaining the Seat Cupra Championship he dominated in 2007. But this year the 26-year-old from Kirkcaldy has had to fightback after a miserable start to the season.
Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti will swap his Ganassi IndyCar for an Acura sportscar next month when he makes his debut at Petit Le Mans, the latest round of the American Le Mans Series, in Atlanta.
Dumfries racer Allan McNish made a spectacular and triumphant homecoming to the UK in front of 53,000 fans by steering his diesel-engined Audi to a stunning victory in the 1000km of Silverstone, the final round of the European-based Le Mans Series.
Aberdeen’s Ryan Sharp won his third FIA World GT Championship race of the season when he powered his Jetalliance Aston Martin DBR9 to an eight-second victory at Brno in the Czech Republic.
Rangers have called up World Series by Renault driver James Walker to replace Wishaw’s Ryan Dalziel for the latest round of the Superleague Formula at the Nurburgring next weekend (Sept 20-21). The 26-year-old Scot has an existing Grand-Am commitment in the US.
Dumfries racer Allan McNish posted the fourth-fastest time in pre-qualifying for Sunday’s final round of the European Le Mans Series, the Silverstone 1000Kms. The 38-year-old Scot lapped the Northamptonshire circuit in 1min 33.754secs.
Eighteen years after he lifted his last Scottish title, 51-year-old Jimmy Girvan clinched the County Saab Scottish Rally Championship with a dominant victory in the penultimate round, the Newton Stewart-based Merrick Forest Stages.
Scotland’s brightest young rally ace, Dumfries driver David Bogie, bids to take a crucial step towards winning his first County Saab Scottish Rally Championship when he starts tomorrow’s penultimate round, the Newton Stewart-based Merrick Forest Stages.
Twenty-four hours before Honda officially reveals its new, affordable family hybrid, Honda UK environmental manager John Kingston told me: “This is a car that will change customer perception of hybrids.”
There’s always been something about the Honda Jazz which has attracted praise and awards from both the motoring press and — far more importantly — the car-buying public. So the introduction of the latest Jazz is not something to be taken lightly by the giant Japanese manufacturer.