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Strakka Racing back to winning ways on home soil at Silverstone

Cypriot star Tio Ellinas secures emotional maiden Formula Renault 3.5 Series victory with dominant lights-to-flag drive in round 10 Silverstone-based Strakka Racing celebrated a truly sensational first win of the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series campaign at Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit today, after an exceptional performance from Tio Ellinas. From pole position, his first in […]

Ceramics keep supersonic record challenger cool

Cooling a 135,000bhp, 1,000mph car poses critical challenges for safety and performance that now, just six months ahead of the first run, the Bloodhound team is looking to solve As the build of Bloodhound SSC gains momentum and a planned UK test in Newquay is just months away, engineers are increasingly looking at the detail […]

Jordan selects Zircotec ceramic coating for Austin A40 Historic Touring Car

Performance and period look leads crack historic race team to pick Zircotec for its 1958 Austin A40   A blend of increased performance coupled with a period look has led Mike Jordan to specify Zircotec’s ThermoHold® thermal barrier coating for its Austin A40 historic touring car. The ability to squeeze more performance from the 1293cc […]

Demand sees further recruitment at Oxfordshire Porsche Specialist

Amy Plant joins Autofarm’s Projects Team to meet growing demand at Bicester business   BICESTER – Continuing growth at independent Porsche specialist Autofarm has led to the firm recruiting Amy Plant to work at the Bicester workshops.  Amy will work in the burgeoning Projects department that custom builds, restores and repairs all types of Porsche. […]

Harris ‘flies’ on US Sprint Car Debut

Oxfordshire driver impresses locals with his speed but damage sustained during Kokomo event prevents Brit Tom Harris from completing his first full weekend of Sprint Car Racing After exciting local Sprint Car observers and fellow drivers with the speed shown in his 875bhp Bob East car, Banbury’s Tom Harris suffered damage in the second round […]

Strakka Racing announces new FIA WEC LMP1 project

British team will expand its expertise in advanced manufacturing techniques to create Privateers’ LMP1 car for 2017 season Strakka Racing will develop a new LMP1 car for the team to run in the Privateers’ category of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship. The car, the first to be designed in-house by the British team, will […]

Falken Motorsports continues Nürburgring success with second place in VLN

Falken scorches to another podium in searing temperatures Peter Dumbreck and Alexandre Imperatori defied temperatures well above 35°C to finish second at the fourth round of the VLN series this weekend. After a light collision in qualifying necessitated replacing the steering rack during the session, Alexandre Imperatori grabbed sixth place on the grid in dying […]

Zircotec secures further volume OEM orders for motorcycle-specific exhaust coatings

Aesthetic and durability characteristics see ceramic finish selected over paint for two new special edition European market motorcycles. Plasma-spray specialist Zircotec has secured a further two key orders for its Endurance Range ceramic coating developed for motorcycles. Applied using Zircotec’s proprietary process, the improved durability and aesthetic attributes have led to two orders of over […]

Tom Harris announces Sprint Car campaign in the US

Brit commits to Bob East chassis for multi race campaign through the summer Leading British stock car driver Tom Harris will make his race debut in Sprint Cars, the US’ most prestigious short oval category this summer. Harris, 26, from Banbury, Oxfordshire, has purchased a front running Bob East chassis to tackle three events (Gas […]

Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN tyre available for new Honda HR-V

The Honda HR-V will be rolling out across European showrooms this summer, with the option to order the new compact SUV equipped with Falken tyres. Customers who prefer a sportier look for their Honda HR-V wheels can choose the ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN 225/45R18 91W as an option. The Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN provides excellent grip, […]