Archive for Month: July 2012

Ben Gott and Tom take the Wildcat for a spin

Land Rover Media Day

On Friday Tom, Ben, Tony and Jim Blackstock joined Land Rover in Gaydon for a media day where they were interviewed by ITV and put the Orange Plant Qt Wildcat through a slippery limestone “Developing World” circuit on the proving ground. 

BCCC 4th Round – Radnor

Glorious sunshine, punishing hills and fast, forest tracks ensured a thrilling weekend for Race2Recovery at the 4th Round of the BCCC in Radnor Forest, Wales. With some team members away on Olympic duties and others recovering from operations the team was lighter than usual but gave it everything pushing to win their classes.

Washing Wildcat

Recent News July

Since Goodwood the team have benefitted from some excellent coverage on ITV’s Goodwood 2012 programme which saw Steve Ryder interviewing Tony and another great piece in wealth magazine, CDC Lifestyle (click here to read the full story). Land Rover have also released a new YouTube video highlighting their support of the team and why they are supporting this incredible endeavour.

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Stephen Van Niekirk has his first taste of rallying!

Stephen Van Niekirk a friend of Race2Recovery was the navigator on this lap at the Radnor stage of the BCCC, everything was going fine, until the gear box goes pop!! Thanks to www.Bartlettsracing.com for supplying Stephen with the ride around.

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Message to Tony.MP4

Tony had a relatively bumpy start to rallying, first he has a little oops moment in the QT Wildcat (as seen on Top Gear) Then unfortunatly while driving the new Race2Recovery Freelander on its very first outing, there was a rogue rock that managed to…

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Ice driving in Sweden

Race2Recovery’s recent trip to Sweden to drive on a frozen lake. A bit rough round the edges, as shot and edited on an iPhone

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Race2Recovery Autosports Live Action Arena 2012.mov

www.race2recovery.com Race2Recovery team performed in the live action arena at Autosports 2012 in the amazing Qt Wildcat. Find out more @race2recovery on twitter or on FaceBook. Footage courtesy of Haymarket and the Autosports Show 2012 and very special…