News: ABARTH 124 RALLY CAR TO COMPETE IN 2019 WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

There was much excitement up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers this last week as it was revealed that the Abarth 124 rally will start the 2019 season at the Monte Carlo Rally, driven by Enrico Brazzoli and Manuel … Continue reading News: ABARTH 124 RALLY CAR TO COMPETE IN 2019 WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

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News: A HIGHLY INSTRUCTIVE WEEKEND

News has finally arrived on the #MotorMartinRacing regarding the recent fortunes of the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT where this weekend’s competitive action proved to be a big confidence booster for Craig Breen as he explored the limits on Rally Estonia’s ultra-fast stages before he heads for similar terrain in Finland at the end of July. The outing saw the Irishman go head to head with drivers representing two other teams involved in the WRC, finishing with the three fastest times behind local star Ott Tänak. Citroën have explained to MotorMartin that Craig’s performance suggests that the modifications to improve … Continue reading News: A HIGHLY INSTRUCTIVE WEEKEND

News: ELFYN EVANS STAYS WITH WORLD CHAMPIONS FOR 2018

The all new #MotorMartinRacing news department has just received the following FIA WRC: Fresh from his history-making victory on last month’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, comes confirmation that Welsh rally star Elfyn Evans will be promoted within the title winning M-Sport team for the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship. Ending weeks of speculation, the report states that the Cumbrian-based outfit has announced that the 28-year-old from Dolgellau has been rewarded for an impressive 2017 season with elevation to one of its two front-line entries, as team mate to five-time World Champion Sébastien Ogier. And rightly so in MotorMartin’s opinion. Evans … Continue reading News: ELFYN EVANS STAYS WITH WORLD CHAMPIONS FOR 2018

News: LEGENDARY RALLY CARS AT CHOLMONDELEY CASTLE RALLYFEST

As regular readers will know, we love pretty much all forms of motorsport up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers and the wild and spectacular World Rally Championship from yester year is up there with the very best. News then that visitors to this year’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB will be treated to a stunning showcase of iconic rally cars from many of the sport’s most exciting eras in the Form of a major attraction at Cholmondeley Castle’s RallyFest was met with much excitement. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that last autumn’s hugely popular RallyFest marked 30 years since … Continue reading News: LEGENDARY RALLY CARS AT CHOLMONDELEY CASTLE RALLYFEST

News: OGIER HOLDS ON FOR FAMOUS VICTORY

Thank goodness that’s over, the gap between the one MotorSport season ending and another beginning may well be getting shorter but for MotorMartin, it’s still too long. A fortunate glance at the TV Guide showed that this Years World Rally Championship is being shown on BT Sport throughout the three days of the rally and this year, for those with access to terrestrial TV only, Channel 5 are showing a pretty comprehensive highlights package. Excellent news. But on to the good stuff as the first Round of this years championship has been and gone, the new rules and regulations have … Continue reading News: OGIER HOLDS ON FOR FAMOUS VICTORY

Subaru WRX STI: Fine Time

MotorMartin has spoken before about the good folk down at Nathaniel Cars, Bridgend, a dealership that holds franchises for Subaru, Mitsubishi and MG whilst also offering a wide range of quality used cars on site. Pretty much something for everyone then. The pleasing thing for MotorMartin with regards to Nathaniel Cars, is the excellent customer service and knowledge on offer from the friendly staff as a quick call to 01656 20662277 will confirm. Indeed, it was a friendly call from Nathaniel Cars that allowed MotorMartin to play out some World Rally Championship fantasies recently in the Subaru WRX STI that you can … Continue reading Subaru WRX STI: Fine Time