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Red and White Mini’s Return to Rallying

Well it had to happen, I suppose: the words ‘Mini’ and ‘rally’ are to come into close contact for the first time since Monte Carlo in 1968, when the teeny tearaway’s reign of terror in …

60th Anniversary Stars Get Ready For Action

Manama, 11th March 2010: The stars and the cars of this weekend’s 60th anniversary celebrations for the FIA Formula 1™ World Championship have already begun to make their presence felt in the countdown to this …

Exclusive: Sir Jackie Stewart Previews the FIA Formula 1™ World Championship 60th Anniversary Celebrations

Sir Jackie, you’re a regular visitor to Bahrain and its Grand Prix but this year it’s the venue of the 60th anniversary celebrations of the world championship.  How special does that make this year’s event …

Fangio to drive Maserati 250F at 2010 Formula 1™ Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix

Manama, 4th March 2010: Juan Manuel Fangio II, nephew of five-time Formula 1™ world champion Juan Manuel Fangio, will take to the track at the wheel of a Maserati 250F as the world’s biggest annual …

American legend Mario Andretti to celebrate 60 years of Formula 1™ in Bahrain

Manama, 28th February 2010: American motor racing legend Mario Andretti will play a starring role in the Kingdom of Bahrain as the 2010 FIA Formula 1™ World Championship season starts at the Gulf Air Bahrain …

Bahrain’s 60th anniversary of Formula 1™ event ‘Will Never Be Repeated’

Manama, 26th February 2010: Behind the scenes preparations are underway to make the forthcoming Formula 1™Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix not only the start of one of the most-anticipated seasons in years, but also to …

A Minor Hero

The Monte Carlo Rally seldom fails to bring about a barrage of memories of the Swinging Sixties and the Mini-Cooper S.  After all, it was the performances of the cheeky little cars in the hands …

Christmas Shopping: Slot Cars

Once people get over the initial sense that adults shouldn’t really be getting excited about the smell of hot electric engines, the subject of slot car racing soon turns to the enormous range of cars …