Film Night 23

We are having a special Film Night this week. As Mr Editor has been in Barcelona this week, attending the Rally de Espana WRC event with the M Sport team, we thought that we would have a look at a modern rallying film on the tube.

For the past couple of years, the Word Rally Championship has been dominated by the Volkswagen Motorsport team with Sebastien Ogier, Jari-Matti Latvala and Andreas Mikkelsen. We stumbled across this documentary which focuses on the birth of the team which debuted at the start of the 2013 WRC season.

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Lancias Love Loton!

Hagley & District Light Car Club attracted a pair of stunning, World Rally Championship derived Lancias to the British Hillclimb Championship finale at their Loton Park venue.

Lancia 037 Rallye

Lancias line-up at Loton Park


Back in the 70s, 80s & early 90s the Turin-based motor manufacturer was at the very top of the World Rally Championship with models ranging from the dainty Fulvia to the vicious Stratos.

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Hillclimb Engine Technology – Part 7

Cosworth’s KF V6 engine had a very short stay of execution at the top end of the British Hillclimb Championship,┬ásurely the longest running top-line motor has been the Cosworth V8. From the DFR to the HB they have always featured strongely.

Wallace Menzies DJ Firestorm Cosworth XD

The Cosworth XD engine in the back of the DJ Firestorm

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