Press Releases

TeXtreme® sponsored team wins FSAE Michigan 2013

May 30, 2013 12:07 BST Oxeon AB The FSAE Michigan 2013 competitions took place 8-11 of May at the Michigan International Speedway, USA. The race ended with a total victory for Rennteam Stuttgart with their car built using TeXtreme® Spread Tow carbon fabrics.

Audi drivers overtake BMW as the most adulterous car owners

May 29, 2013 09:10 BST IllicitEncounters.com It appears that BMW owners have lost the title of most adulterous drivers to Audi owners, the UK's leading married dating site IllicitEncounters.com can reveal. In a follow up to last years poll, BMW drivers have slipped into second place. Meaning BMW owners have either switched to a new car manufacturer or have bucked up their ideas and been more faithful in the past 12 months.

Two podium finishes for Volkswagen in Rally Argentina

May 07, 2013 10:38 BST Volkswagen UK Volkswagen has celebrated another successful weekend in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), extended its lead its lead in the drivers’ and co-drivers’ championship, and retained its position as the number one manufacturer.

Rally Portugal: third win of the season for Volkswagen's Ogier

Apr 15, 2013 11:14 BST Volkswagen UK Triumph on the Algarve, two Volkswagen drivers on the podium. The fine team performance at the fourth round of this season’s World Rally Championship sees Volkswagen move to the top of the Manufacturers’ Championship. Ogier also extended his lead in the Drivers’ Championship.

Volkswagen launches new tactical racing game for rally fans

Mar 27, 2013 13:44 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen is offering rally fans the chance to race the Polo R WRC on their smart phones and tablets with the launch of “RALLY THE WORLD. THE GAME”. This is an innovative interpretation of classic racing games, and will be available in a free-of-charge mobile version for iOS and Android devices from today.

Victory in Mexico WRC: Volkswagen and Ogier in a class of their own

Mar 11, 2013 13:12 GMT Volkswagen UK Sixteen stage wins and a lead of three and a half minutes: Sébastien Ogier (F), at the wheel of the Volkswagen Polo R WRC, won the third round of the 2013 FIA WRC. Altitude, heat, hundreds of thousands of fans – alongside co-driver Julien Ingrassia (F), Ogier dominated the Rally Mexico from start to finish to claim his second win of the season, following the duo’s success at the Rally Sweden.

Mar 04, 2013 13:22 GMT Aston Martin Racing 2103 sees the launch of the new Aston Martin GT3 Cup, a three race series open to competitors in the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and DBRS9.

Volkswagen claims maiden victory in World Rally Championship

Feb 11, 2013 13:01 GMT Volkswagen UK A milestone for Volkswagen: Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia (F/F) have won the Rally Sweden in the Polo R WRC. In doing so, Volkswagen has already far exceeded its own expectations of what is the team’s debut season in the FIA WRC. In only its second competitive outing, the 315-hp World Rally Car from Wolfsburg emerged triumphant on the Scandinavian ice and snow against strong opposition.

Volkswagen finishes WRC Monte Carlo Rally in second place

Jan 19, 2013 11:25 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen made an impressive debut in the WRC. In one of the toughest Rally Monte Carlo in recent years, Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) took the Polo R WRC in its first competitive outing to second place. In difficult weather conditions Ogier/Ingrassa won two special stages on the classic through the French Maritime Alps.

Nov 30, 2012 11:58 GMT Elan PR Ltd JRM test highlights immediate potential of car for teams and driver looking for competitive and affordable GT3 car