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BTCC: 2016 Calendar Announced

posted by on 29 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has announced their schedule for the 2016 season, and it appears to be much of the same.  The series will hit the same ten events next year, continuing it’s successful formula of three rounds per race weekend as it makes its way across Britain.  Broadcasting rights also look […] More…

Volkswagen Supports Seven University Racing Teams at the Hockenheimring

posted by on 29 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Seven University teams from Germany and the Netherlands head to the Hockenheimring with support from Volkswagen to compete in the International Formula Student competition- six competing in Formula Student Electric for electric motors, and the other participating in Formula Student Combustion for internal combustion engines. These budding engineers have designed and built their own racing vehicles over […] More…

Report: Golf R400 To Be Extremely Limited, Priced Above Audi RS 3

posted by on 28 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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According to a report from L’ Automobile Sportive.com, the Golf R400 will bow as a 2017 model and come with a hefty price tag slotting north of the Audi RS 3’s going rate.  Being built around the Mk7 facelift- also due in 2017- the Golf R 400 (or 420 as many outlets are now reporting) should […] More…

Volkswagen Outpaces Toyota in First Half Sales, On Track to Become World’s Largest Automaker

posted by on 28 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The first half sales numbers are in, and things are looking quite good for the Volkswagen Group.  According to a report published by Automotive News, Volkswagen’s 5.04 million sales in the first half of 2015 surpassed Toyota’s numbers by 20,000 units, as the Japanese auto manufacturer saw a decrease in year over year sales by […] More…

Bentley Motorsport at the 24 Hours of Spa

posted by on 27 July 2015 in Bentley News

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After a strong start, two of Bentley’s three race cars saw disappointing retirements at this year’s TOTAL 24 Hours of Spa this past weekend.  Team Bentley M-Sport’s bad luck began just before midnight local time, as the #7 car lost grip during an overtake on a slower car, sliding across wet pavement, through the grass […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport International Newsletter

posted by on 27 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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With Volkswagen participating in so many forms of Motorsport around the world, it’s often difficult to keep track of their performance. Luckily for us, Volkswagen Motorsport goes through the trouble of rounding up all of the key information from their various race series, and puts it all in one press release. Let’s get started. Global […] More…