MG builds its own Countryman Coupé

MG Motor has caught the imagination of more than just Auto China visitors today, with its new MG Icon Concept. Fans on the car maker’s Facebook page are already pledging their support to buy their own Icon, should MG decide to bring it to production.

Honda Racing produces 4-part BTCC documentary (w/VIDEOS)

Honda Racing Team has produced four short documentary films on its participation in the 2011 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Each film will focus on what drives the Honda Racing Team to achieve success in one of Britain’s biggest and most exciting race series. The first documentary, produced by leading short film label, Future Shorts, will be released in late August, ahead of Rounds 19-21 of the BTCC at Knockhill.

Tim Harvey retires from the Porsche Carrera Cup GB

It’s a sad day for those of us who’ve followed Tim’s career, initially in British Touring Cars and then for the past 7 years in the UK’s Porsche Carrera Cup, to hear that he’s chosen to step down from racing in the UK’s fastest single-make championship. Tim is one of those unique drivers – a Bear of a man but with the deft touch of watch maker – he could muscle a 911 GT3 Cup around a track extracting every ounce of its potential, whilst keeping something in reserve for the latter stages of a race when worn tyres were hampering his competitors. He will be sorely missed.