One of Scotland’s most promising rally youngsters, David Bogie, bids to make up for narrowly missing out on the Scottish Rally Championship by clinching the Mitsubishi UK Evolution title in North Wales tomorrow, and bag himself a works drive in Rally GB.
Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta is being lined up for a dream switch from the German Touring Car Championship to a prized seat in Formula One for next season.
Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti will end 12 months of Nascar frustration and disappointment when he returns to IndyCar racing next weekend. The 35-year, who won the Indy title last year, will drive the No10 Target Chip Ganassi car at Surfers’ Paradise in Australia.
Scotland will return to the highest level of world rallying for the first time in more than 20 years when Perth and Stirling jointly host the final round of next year’s prestigious Intercontinental Rally Challenge.
First Minister Alex Salmond will take a break from dealing with the global financial meltdown, which has rocked the Scottish banking system, to confirm tomorrow that Scotland will join the millionaires of Monte Carlo by hosting a world class rally event.
Glasgow’s David Brown ended his British Formula Ford Championship season in the best possible style by winning the final two races at Donington Park in his Fluid Motorsport-prepared Van Diemen.
Reigning world champ Sebastien Loeb made it two WRC victories from two weekends when he won his home event, the Rallye de France in Corsica, by a massive 3mins 24.7secs ahead of the Ford of his closest World Rally Championship rival Mikko Hirvonen.
World champ Sebastien Loeb continued his domination of the Rallye de France in Corsica when he won five of the six stages to extend his lead to 52.4secs over his World Rally Championship rival Mikko Hirvonen.
World champ Sebastien Loeb dominated the opening day of the Rallye de France in Corsica winning all six stages to establish a 32.3-second lead over his World Rally Championship rival Mikko Hirvonen.
Scot Barry Clark will make his tarmac debut in the World Rally Championship tomorrow when he fires up his Stobart Ford Focus World Rally Car at the start of the three-day Rallye de France in Corsica.