Motorsports News

FIA World Endurance Championship

As we begin 2012 we take at look at the year ahead starting with the new FIA World Endurance Championship. Graham Goodwin, the editor of dailysportscar.com, guides us through what to expect in 2012.   This year sees the start of a brand new World Championship. The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is a partnership […]

Classic Motor Show and Autosport International

Once again we shall be exhibiting at both the Classic Motor Show (November) and Autosport International (January 2012) at the NEC in Birmingham. The dates for these fantastic events are: Classic Motor Show: 11th – 13th November 2011 Autosport International: 12th – 15th January 2012 This year we have a new look stand and can […]

Le Mans battles resume at Silverstone

The 4th round of the 2011 European Le Mans Series will take place this weekend at Silverstone this weekend. The 6 Hours of Silverstone on 10th & 11th September will be the 35th running of the famous British endurance race. The teams racing in the Le Mans Series will begin the final push to the […]

Le Mans 2012 dates now confirmed!

Today the Automobile Club de L’Ouest confirmed the dates for the Le Mans 24 hours 2012. The race will take place a week later than normally scheduled on the 16th & 17th June 2012. 2012 will see the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours and will now be the feature race of the […]

Truth in 24 – An evening with Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen – 2011

Book now and get 10% off the entrance price with Travel Destinations Motor Sport magazine is hosting an exclusive evening with Audi drivers Tom Kristensen, Allan McNish, number one engineer Howden ‘H’ Haynes and the first female engineer to win Le Mans, Leena Gade. Don’t miss out on this one-off UK screening of the documentary […]

1969 winning Lola joins the Daytona 50th Anniversary champions display

Daytona International Speedway announces that the 1969 Penske Racing’s winning No.6 Lola T70 Chevrolet championship car will be displayed at 50th Anniversary event on 28 – 29th January 2012. The No. 6 Lola T70 Chevrolet fielded by legendary car owner Roger Penske and driven to victory in the 1969 Rolex 24 At Daytona by Mark […]

Silverstone Success for Peugeot

Peugeot continued their good form with an excellent win in the 6 Hours of Silverstone this weekend. The race was the 4th of 5 rounds for the Le Mans Series and the 4th of 6 Rounds of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) with titles and trophies up for grabs in all categories and classes. […]

Le Mans 2012 and other not to be missed events

The 2012 motorsport events calendar is already becoming full & many circuits are preparing to celebrate significant anniversaries in 2012. Don’t miss out on the chance to be at next year’s most important classic and sports car events. 24 Hours of Dubai; 12th – 14th January 2012 85 GT and touring cars took to the […]

Nasr wins drive at the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Yesterday saw the Cooper Tires British Formula 3 drivers qualify for the weekend’s racing at Donington Park; a fantastic drive from newly crowned British Formula 3 Champion Felipe Nasr saw him set pole position with a time of 1:23.012 and in doing so win the Sunoco Daytona Rolex 24 At Daytona Challenge after gaining 20 […]

Peugeot Strikes Back at Imola

Peugeot Sport Total scored a 1 -2 finish in the 6 Hours of Imola in the third round of the 2011 Le Mans Series & the 4th round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup yesterday. Following their disappointment at the Le Mans 24 Hours, Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Bourdais in the no.7 Peugeot 908 took […]

Characters at the Nurburgring 24 Hours

Part of the fun in attending lots of motor racing events is meeting lots of really nice people. Although the week leading up to the Nurburgring 24 Hours 2011 was certainly damp there were no dampened spirits at the Travel Destinations private campsite at the circuit. As the Travel Destinations private trackside campsite filled up […]

Le Mans 24 Hours 2011 Qualifying report

The final qualifying sessions for the Le Mans 24 Hours 2011took place on thursday evening in the form of two sessions, each of two hours with frantic driving on the circuit and nail biting back in the garages. Despite both Peugeot and Audi claiming that they were preparing race set ups and not worrying about […]

Audi wins Le Mans 24 Hours 2011

At one of the most thrilling and dramatic 24 hour races in Le Mans history Audi technology has prevailed. At the fascinating thriller which kept 250,000 spectators at the race track and millions in front of their TV sets watching in awe Marcel Fässler (Switzerland), André Lotterer (Germany) and Benoît Tréluyer (France) in the innovative […]

Manthey Porsche wins Nordschleife thriller

39th ADAC Zurich 24 Hours Race 23rd to 26th June 2011 The 39th edition of the ADAC Zurich was won in spectacular style by the Manthey Porsche team of Marc Lieb (Germany) / Lucas Luhr (Switzerland) / Timo Bernhard (Germany) / Romain Dumas (Switzerland) in their #18 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, securing an astonishing and […]

Book now to join us at Le Mans 2012

June 2012 will see the 80th running of the 24 Heures du Mans and although this year’s race is only a matter of weeks old we are pleased to announce that we are now able to begin pre-registration for the Le Mans 24 Hours 2012. By pre-registering for the Le Mans 24hrs 2012 you will […]

Le Mans Series at Silverstone

The Le Mans Series 2011 will be returning to Silverstone from the 9th – 11th Septermber. If you missed this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours race or just want to re-live all the on track action then this is must attend event for all motorsport fans. As this race forms part of the 2011 Intercontinental […]

Peugeot win at Spa

Peugeot recovered from a poor qualifying session on Friday to win the 1000km of Spa and put the pressure on Audi. The race at Spa had great significance for all the teams as it was part of the Le Mans Series and the Intercontinental Le Mans Cupcompetitions. It was also the last competitive outing before […]

Review from the 1st Round of the Le Mans Series 2011

Henri Pescarolo’s race team made a winning comeback to Le Mans style racing by winning on its first outing in 2011. Team Pescarolo took first place in the first round of the Le Mans Series at the Paul Ricard HTTT circuit. Greaves Motorsport won the LMP2 class and finished on the third step of the […]

Race day at Sebring

Race day at Sebring

At 9am on Saturday morning we found ourselves standing just over the pit wall on the track next to the Audis and Peugeots. It is Sebring tradition that before the race (which starts at 10:30am) all the cars are lined up along the grid and the public are allowed to wander amongst them and get […]

In Sebring

In Sebring

Driving down Highway 27 from Orlando, it soon becomes clear that somehing is going on. First you see a couple of Corvettes on the road, then a few Porsches. RVs are everywhere in this part of Florida anyway at this time of year but there is a definite concentration around Sebring this week. It is […]

At the track in Sebring

I mentioned earlier that there are plenty of similarities between Le Mans and Sebring. Well that is true. However their are just as many differences. The atmosphere at the circuit here in Sebring is electric. There is always something going on. Perhaps the biggest difference between here and Le Mans is the access that all […]

World Premiere for the Peugeot 908 HYbrid4

Following the unveiling of the 908 in February, a diesel hybrid version of the new car will be on display at the Geneva Motor Show. The newcomer has already been set ambitious targets for the 2011 season. The new 908 was designed to comply with endurance racing’s latest regulations and will play a part in […]

12 Hours of Sebring: Preview

With a resident population of less than 25,000 Sebring is usually a sleepy town in central Florida and yet, every March, Sebring comes alive to the sound of engines and race fans. This year sees the  59th running of the 12 hours race at Sebring, which this year not only marks the beginning of the […]

12 Hours of Sebring: Race Review

Below is a breakdown of the 12 Hours of Sebring as it happened. Hour 1 With 56 cars on the 3.7 mile track here at Sebring it was always going to be difficult race to call in all classes with traffic and stoppages likely to play a significant part. Within 2 laps the new 908 […]

More from our lady In Daytona

Friday 28th January 2011 Well this place just gets better and better! Sorry to rub it in but the sun is still shining and hotting up! After a bit of chasing around and getting people where they needed to be, the morning has been  a huge success. All our customers were offered the opportunity to […]

United Autosports make exciting driver announcement for Spa 24 Hours

Former Grand Prix drivers Mark Blundell (GB), Eddie Cheever (USA) and Stefan Johansson (Sweden) return to the Audi R8 LMS cockpit for a second consecutive year when they contest the Spa 24 Hours this summer for Britain’s only “official” Audi customer team United Autosports. The Leeds-based team returns to the prestigious Belgian race over July […]

Travel Destinations teams up with Porsche Club Motorsport

Travel Destinations are delighted and proud to be associated with Porsche Club Motorsport here in the UK and as one of the 2011 season sponsors we will be following the racing across the three series (GT3 Cup Challenge, Club Championship and Speed Championship) with keen interest. As the official travel partner for Porsche Club Motorsport, […]

Further along the Pacific Coast

I woke up this morning to the strange collective sound of about 30 wild turkeys!  Ugly things really but can’t help feeling sorry for them – Thanksgiving soon comes round. I can’t believe how lucky I’ve been with the weather here and everybody I meet tells me so – apparently I should be wearing gloves […]

On the Pacific Highway

On the Pacific Highway

Tuesday 1st February 2011 After getting up extremely early in Florida this morning for a six hour flight west,  it is still only 9.30am and I’ve already had breakfast and lunch!! I am now driving down the Pacific Highway in California and it is beautiful. Although I have never been here before I have been […]

A great finish at the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Early morning mist and fog slowed the race to a yellow flag for a while this morning, but the sun burnt it off leaving it all to play for.  Sadly Doran Racing,  and our friend rookie Ross Kaiser, decided to cut their losses during the night after losing too many laps in a couple of […]