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Electric GT’s Tesla P100D makes global debut in Barcelona

Electric GT Holdings Inc. and SPV Racing unveiled the race-ready version of the EPCS V2.3 Tesla P100DL in Barcelona yesterday, ahead of the first season of its headline racing category, the Electric Production Car Series (EPCS). The race-ready version of the EPCS V2.3 Tesla P100DL all-electric road car was the first vehicle to be delivered to a team before the

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ON THE ROAD- 75 Classics Take To The Hills of Wicklow for E Fox Engineers’ 75th Birthday

E Fox Engineers are well known in Irish motoring circles.  Their sponsorship of the Mondello Bridge and subsequently of the Formula Vee championship, allied to their setting up of a shop in the Mondello paddock, ensured that both racers, bikers, drifters and fans were aware of them and their business. Similarly, their attendance at classic car events and their now

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ON THE ROAD- ASTON MARTIN TO OPEN SILVERSTONE TEST CENTRE

Aston Martin Lagonda today announces two important new additions to its UK site operations. The Aston Martin Test and Development Centre at Silverstone will become a new hub for prototype vehicle testing, focused on chassis dynamics and high-speed handling. Concurrently announced is the creation of a central London office providing conveniently located space for meetings and events. Commenting on these

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CRONIN AIMS FOR EUROPEAN SILVERWARE ON YPRES RALLY

The action-packed Prestone MSA British Rally Championship heads overseas to Belgium for the legendary Renties Ypres Rally, the latest round of the pulsating series (22-23 June). England may struggle for honours in the FIFA World Cup in Russia this month, but fear not, the Prestone BRC team are sending the best from all of the home nations in the quest

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‘King of Croft’ Turkington leads the way as #BTCC heads to Yorkshire

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship hits the half-way point of its 60th anniversary year this weekend (23/24 June) at Croft Circuit, with ‘King of Croft’ Colin Turkington leading the charge and four Yorkshireman ready to battle for honours on home soil. Last weekend at Cheshire’s Oulton Park, three different drivers took to the top step of the rostrum –

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Motorsport Ireland Fixtures 22/23/24.6.18

DATE:             22/23.6.18 (Friday–Saturday) CLUB:             500 MRCI EVENT:           Race Meeting VENUE:           Kirkistown, near Portavogie, Co Down START TIME:  TBA Event Secretary: Richard Young ph: 04842-771325   DATE:             24.6.18 CLUB:             Carrick-on-Suir MC EVENT:           Stages Rally VENUE:           HQ: Dooley’s Hotel, Merchant’s Quay, Waterford START TIME:  08.00 Event Secretary: Anne Marie Hanbury ph: 086-2463861   DATE:             24.6.18 CLUB:             Trials Drivers’ Club EVENT:           Multi-Venue Autotest VENUE:           Avoca River Park, Arklow, Co Wicklow START TIME:  10.00 Event Secretary: Paul Phelan ph:

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Silverstone Classic celebrates 70th anniversary of the famous circuit’s first Grand Prix

It is exactly 70 years since Silverstone hosted its very first Grand Prix and that’s a magical milestone that will be celebrated in style at next month’s magnificent Silverstone Classic (20-22 July). Not only does the festival’s peerless programme of 21 captivating retro races feature more than 80 iconic Grand Prix cars from yesteryear but the event will also include

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Q&A With Three Time Pikes Peak Winner Romain Dumas

Romain Dumas has won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb three times already. On 24 June, the Frenchman will contest the most famous hill climb in the world for Volkswagen for the first time. He has one goal behind the wheel of the 500-kW (680-hp) I.D. R Pikes Peak: The 40-year-old is aiming to break the record for electric cars.

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