Fun At Donington...
The dust had settled on our Boxster Cup season and within a matter of weeks, we were back out in the car for a bit of deserved down time and fun in our race car. We were at Donington Park as a little reward for the team and gave team members an opportunity to drive the car, when under normal circumstances they wouldnt be able to.
"We arrived at Brands Hatch for the Festival of Porsche with high hopes of scoring more important points in the championship. We knew it was a circuit we've previously done well at and we also knew that because it was getting towards the business end of the season, that there would be opportunities to pick up positions with title battles going on around us.
Jaguar Land Rover UK recently announced that 300 lucky customers have secured their very own Defender V8 Bond Edition. The awesome Defender Bond Edition was inspired by the latest Bond film No Time To Die, released at the end of September featuring Daniel Craig as James Bond, and the new Land Rover Defender.
We have partnered up with Graypaul Nottingham Maserati on several occasions now, bringing you the powerful Maserati Levante Trofeo when it launched, including a test drive and shoot with a stunning red Maserati on a country estate here in Nottinghamshire, but we had yet to drive the Levante.
It is always a pleasure when Made is invited to drive a new vehicle and over the past couple of years we have driven a combination of electric vehicles, hybrids and conventional fuel vehicles. The first car we drove was the original Audi E-Tron Electric Vehicle two years ago now, so when we arrived to pick up the latest Audi Q4 E-Tron, expectations were high.
After missing the previous round at Oulton Park, Porsche Centre Nottingham needed a trouble free weekend to get some good points on the board at Silverstone. Qualifiying was an interesting session, as the weather made for some bizarre conditions. At one point during the morning session, it was raining on one side of the circuit and dry on the other, so all the drivers had to be alert.
We were at the Brands Hatch GP layout at the beginning of May and were treated to warm dry conditions for both the qualifying and the races. Ashley qualified 7th in class and could of gone much quicker if it wasnt for some technical difficulties with the car.
With those issues rectified, Ashley had great pace and managed to stay out of trouble in race one and come home in P6 with some valuable points. Race two was a bit of a bruising one for the team and many other drivers on the grid. We had a red flag stoppage half way through race two for a huge shunt around the back of th...
When Made was asked by Stratstone Jaguar/Land Rover (Nottingham) to test drive both the Range Rover Evoque Hybrid and the Jaguar I-PACE EV, we thought that putting them back-to-back might not be a great match. But as it turns out it was in fact the right thing to do.