All the team at A1 Clutches would like to wish all our customers a very Happy New Year. There is a lot to look forward to in 2019.

The Formula season starts in Australia on the 17th March covering 21 venues including the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on the 14th July with the season’s final race in Abu Dhabi on the 1st December 10 teams are involved in this year’s championship, can anyone challenge the Mercedes Team in 2019 and prevent them winning a sixth successive title.

F1 Car

This year see the introduction of yet more rules which will result in the cars being faster per lap. The new engine regulations, address fuel saving, biometric gloves and the driver’s weight. https://www.formula1.com

If you are a rally enthusiast the 2019 WRC season opens in Monte Carlo 24-27 January covering 14 events with the British event on the 3-6 October and finishes in Australia 14-17 November. 32 drivers are involved in this year’s championship. The roads on this epic motorsport adventure are spread across more than 15 countries, with 13 rallies on everything from snow packed forest tracks to rock-strewn mountain passes.

Rally Car

Each rally features a number (typically between 15 and 25) of timed sections – known as stages – run on closed roads. Drivers battle one at a time to complete these stages as quickly as possible, with timing down to 1/10th second. Along the way, a co-driver reads detailed pace notes that explain what is coming up ahead. Competitors drive to and from each stage on public roads, observing normal traffic regulations. https://www.wrc.com

For Karting enthusiasts, the British Karting Championship (the Super One Series which was founded back in 1983) starts in Cumbria 23-24 March and finishes on the 23-25 August in Shenington. With a pedigree stretching back over 30 years Super One has been the nursery of so many top line professional motor racing drivers, too many to list but including David Coulthard, Jason Plato, Dario Franchitti, Daniel Wheldon, Anthony Davidson and of course the dream team of Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton as well as team personnel at the highest level. Super One is the official British and ABkC National Championship and awards the seeded Numbers for the classes. https://superoneseries.com

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Autosport International is Europe’s largest indoor pre-season motorsport event and will be celebrating its 29th anniversary between 10th-13th January 2019 at the NEC in Birmingham. The show is unique in that it encompasses two trade-only days and also two days for the general public.

Featuring the very latest in motorsport, automotive and performance engineering technology, alongside cars and exhibitors from every level of motor racing, the show provides the perfect platform for members of the industry to meet, network and do business as well as enthusiasts to see the fastest cars, biggest stars and most amazing live action. If you want to visit the show you will find full details at: http://www.autosportinternational.com/about-the-show/ticket-information.