Supplier Spotlight

Video Exclusives

Formula E, Season four

New drivers, regulations and tracks: Formula E breaks down what to expect in the forthcoming season of the all-electric championship

Aerodynamics at altitude

McLaren explains the nuances of racing in Mexico City, and what effect the thinner air has on overall car performance

Are the proposed 2020 Formula 1 regulation changes a step in the right direction?


Wales Rally GB reports record-breaking crowds in 2017

Wales Rally GB has reported record-breaking crowds were in attendence this weekend, to see local hero Elfyn Evans become the first British driver to win on home soil in the FIA World Rally Championship since 2000.

More than 100,000 spectators lined the classic Wales Rally GB forest stages, for the first running of the new generation of World Rally Cars. Overcoming not only the threat posed by his rivals but also characteristically challenging weather conditions including dense fog on Saturday evening, the Dolgellau driver made the most of the DMACK tyres on his M-Sport run Ford Fiesta WRC. Expertly navigated by Lancashire-based co-driver Daniel Barritt, he sprinted clear of his pursuers and ultimately reached the finish line at the end of Sunday's Brenig Power Stage some 37.3 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor.

In so doing, Evans joined British rallying legends Roger Clark, Colin McRae and Richard Burns as only the fourth homegrown driver ever to triumph on the event, and the 28-year-old is the first Welsh driver to win any WRC rally.

“What a weekend!” enthused Dayinsure Wales Rally GB Managing Director, Ben Taylor. “We've had an amazing few days which have delivered everything we could possibly have asked for. Huge crowds, fabulous weather, close competition and the best possible result.

“I think half of Wales was on the stages today to see Elfyn win his first WRC event and to lift that famous trophy on home soil must be very special. Congratulations to Malcolm Wilson and everyone at M-Sport, Sébastien and Julien [Ingrassia], and of course Elfyn and Dan – it's been an amazing weekend.

“I also need to thank everyone that has put in such a lot of hard work to make it all possible. We have a magnificent army of more than 2,000 volunteers and marshals who give up something like 5,000 days this week alone to put the stages together and to keep the fans and the crews safe. Once again they've done a tremendous job and should all be very proud of what the UK has delivered for the WRC.”

Written by John O'Brien


Your email address:

Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusives

With one week left until the doors open in Cologne, we've rounded up the best testing, measurement and data capture technologies, from the biggest motorsport suppliers that you can expect to see at the show!
Click here to read more

Ahead of the 2018 season, IMSA ponders on ten of the biggest questions that are being hotly debated ahead of the forthcoming GT campaign
Click here to read more

With just over one week left until the doors open, we've rounded up some of the biggest names in engine and engine component technologies, to help you organise your trip to Cologne!
Click here to read more

Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightWe are building a list of leading suppliers covering all aspects of the professional motorsport industry. Want to see your company included? Contact for more details.

فروشگاه اینترنتی فروشگاه اینترنتی سیستم همکاری در فروش کانال تلگرام چت روم فال حافظ دانلود فیلم فروشگظ;ه اینترنتی

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the professional motorsport community? We'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email