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New Golf GTI Racer Is Unveiled At Silverstone

posted by on 16 March 2005 in Volkswagen News

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The world’s first racing development of the award-winning new Golf GTI was unveiled in Britain today (Wednesday) by Volkswagen Racing UK. The wraps came off the GTI racer in the paddock at Silverstone, less than a month ahead of its scheduled race debut at Donington Park. The Golf GTI is destined for the country’s best-supported […] More…

Inskip And Tippet Plan Racing Cup Return

posted by on 4 February 2005 in Volkswagen News

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Craig Inskip, who enjoyed his best-yet season in the Volkswagen Racing Cup in 2004, finishing fourth, is to return to the championship for a full tilt at the title.   His Golf Turbo – badly damaged in a startline shunt at Brands Hatch at the end of the year – is currently undergoing major surgery […] More…

2005 Dakar Rally: Volkswagen Works Driver Bruno Saby Takes Lead

posted by on 5 January 2005 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen retakes lead: Works driver Bruno Saby has taken the overall lead on the Dakar Rally’s sixth stage in the Volkswagen Race-Touareg. On the first genuine desert-stage held over 492 kilometres between Smara and Zouerat in Mauritania, Bruno Saby and his French compatriot Michel Périn set the third fastest time. Saby/Périn head Luc Alphand by […] More…

2005 Dakar Rally: Volkswagen Driver Jutta Kleinschmidt Third On Day

posted by on 4 January 2005 in Volkswagen News

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Jutta Kleinschmidt fought to take third place in the Volkswagen Race-Touareg on the Dakar Rally’s 654 kilometre fifth leg. The Monaco domiciled German achieved her best result to date during the 27th running of the desert classic and jumped to fourth overall. Directly behind the Volkswagen works driver, in fifth position, is team colleague Bruno […] More…

2005 Dakar Rally: Second Stage Win And Overall Lead For Volkswagen

posted by on 3 January 2005 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen works driver Robby Gordon retakes overall lead: The Californian celebrated his second stage victory of the Dakar Rally on the third special stage in Morocco. As a result, Gordon retook the overall lead of the world’s toughest desert rally in the Race-Touareg one day after his 36th birthday. The US-American ‘Dakar’ novice had already […] More…

Rapid Parts Holiday Sale

posted by on 16 December 2004 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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‘Tis the season for savings! Rapid Parts announces our annual Holiday Sale with deep savings on some of our hottest items: – Weitec XS (Fully Adjustable) Coilover Kits – Kamei Sport Grills – FK Golf 3 Headlamps – In.Pro Golf 4 Projector Head Lamps with Angel Eyes – Golf 4 Headlamp Switches – Hella Jetta […] More…