ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASES
McRae reunited with 6R4 at Rallye Sunseeker
Jimmy McRae will drive the Prodrive-prepared MG Metro 6R4 he last competed in at the RAC Rally in December 1986. He will do a demonstration run along Bournemouth’s seafront promenade at Rallye Sunseeker, on the evening of Friday 22 February
Dean Canto and Luke Youlden bolster FPRS 2008 enduro campaign
Dean Canto and Luke Youlden will join Ford Performance Racing for the 2008 V8 Supercar endurance races. This highly experienced duo will join FPR full season drivers Steve Richards and Mark Winterbottom at the inaugural L&H 500 at Phillip Island in Victoria on September 14 and the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 on October 12.
Awards for Prodrive at Autosport
Prodrive picked up two awards at this year’s Autosport show.
Aston Martin and Gulf target further Le Mans glory
The Prodrive-run Aston Martin Racing will return to Le Mans in 2008 to defend its GT1 title in thedistinctive blue and orange livery of Gulf Oil International as the two organisations embark on a multi-year partnership.
Impreza firsts at Autosport
Prodrive will be creating an Autosport International first by building the new 2008 Impreza Group N rally car live on its stand during the show.
Ride and handling explained by Prodrive
Visitors to this year’s Autosport International show can listen to free lectures on ride and handling by chassis experts from Prodrive.
Brundle joins Aston Martin Racing as managing director
Robin Brundle, former head of automotive retailer Brundle Group, has joined Aston Martin Racing as managing director.
DC-DC converter increases hybrid efficiency
A consortium of British companies, led by motorsport specialist Prodrive, is developing a new DC-DC converter for use in automotive hybrid and electric vehicles, which will be more efficient, smaller and lower cost than those currently available.
Prodrive green engine goes for award
A bio-ethanol powered engine developed by Prodrive for the Aston Martin DBRS9 has been nominated for the best \'alternative race engine\' at the Professional Motorsport World Expo awards.
FPV launches super SUV and new generation Cobra
Ford Performance Vehicles, the joint venture between Prodrive and Ford of Australia, unleashed the highly anticipated FPV F6 X at the recent Australian International Motor Show in Sydney.