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Costello goes for Isle of Man TT double

18 Mar 2019

NGK-sponsored Maria Costello MBE is aiming to become the first woman to race both sidecar and solo machinery at the same Isle of Man TT meeting after announcing her partnership with Julie Canipa for the 2019 season. The Northamptonshire racer celebrated International...

HELLA Sonne technical support service

18 Mar 2019

Chipping Warden, March 2019 Sonne, HELLA UK’s premium quality, refinish paint brand for the aftermarket, has launched a bespoke technical support service for its growing network of bodyshop customers. “Available via a direct line – 01295 662410 – or through...

NGK-sponsored M-Sport impresses in Mexico

15 Mar 2019

The NGK-sponsored M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s Elfyn Evans and Scott Martin secured a podium finish at Rally Mexico – bringing their EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC home in third place. Evans, whose car is fitted with NGK spark plugs and...

KYB S-EPS Races to Victory in Daytona 24

15 Mar 2019

Wayne Taylor Racing’s No. 10 Konica Minolta DPi Cadillac has won the Rolex 24 race at Daytona, in a vehicle using KYB Sport Electronic Power Steering (S-EPS). The team drivers were Jordan Taylor, Renger van der Zande, Kamui Kobayashi and Fernando...

Ring Backs TyreSafe Charity to Help Raise Tyre Safety Awareness

13 Mar 2019

Ring, the leading European lighting and automotive aftermarket specialist, has become a supporter of TyreSafe, the UK’s charity dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of correct tyre maintenance and the dangers of defective and illegal tyres. As a supporter,...

Charity benefits from local automotive business raffle

13 Mar 2019

Wolverhampton-based automotive parts distributors Monmore Auto Parts and Midwest Auto Parts recently held a Christmas raffle to raise much needed funds for local charity The Haven. Each branch was given a Christmas hamper to raffle out to customers at £1...

Evaluation of EU Block Exemption Regulation begins

12 Mar 2019

IAAF and FIGIEFA jointly working to prepare feedback. The IAAF has announced it is working in conjunction with FIGIEFA to give input to the EU Commission’s review of the Block Exemption Regulation (BER) (EU) No 461/2010, which is now underway...

Over 1 million extra vehicles covered by SMPE parts

12 Mar 2019

Reverse light switch range significantly boosts its application coverage. SMPE (Standard Motor Products Europe) has announced yet another increase in applications under its leading vehicle management portfolio, this time from its reverse light switch range, which now covers an additional...

Countdown begins to Lucas engine management switchover

11 Mar 2019

An additional 1500 parts will be added to the Lucas engine management range when Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE) becomes the official UK & Ireland licensee on 1 May 2019. From this date, UK customers will benefit from the considerable...

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