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RML Group to Exhibit at Engine Expo 2018
RML Group will be exhibiting at the 20th Anniversary of Engine Expo Wellingborough (UK) – 4th June 2018 RML Group will be exhibiting for the third time at Engine Expo’s 20th Anniversary, on the 5th - 7th June in Messe Stuttgart, Germany. Europe’s largest automotive technology event offers OEMs and Tier 1 companies to meet and discuss requirements with technology partners. RML’s Commercial Director Simon Holloway commented, “We are honoured to be present at the 20th Anniversary of Engine Expo. This unique show...   > More
RML Group Supports British Touring Car Championship 2018 Season Launch
RML Group are present to support the BTCC Season Launch Wellingborough (UK) – 26th of March 2018 RML Group look forward to the start of the 2018 BTCC series, the 60th year of the Championship. Now entering our third year of the sub-frame and suspension supply contract. Our requirement to provide ongoing customer support and spare parts at all rounds and official test days continues. RML’s race support truck is consistently present in the paddock and carries at least five complete car...   > More
Riwal UK become technical sponsor with RML Group for 2018
Riwal UK collaborate with RML Group to become technical sponsor for the 2018 season Wellingborough (UK) – 20th of March 2018 RML Group is pleased to announce a mutual sponsorship with Riwal UK, a dynamic customer-focused powered access specialist located in Wellingborough. Riwal, originally from the Netherlands, has expanded internationally, recently opening a new branch in Wellingborough, neighbouring RML Group at our Whittle Close facility. Riwal UK filled a gap in the market by offering exceptional quality aerial work platforms linked to high...   > More
RML Group celebrates 60 years of Customer Cars and Arthur Mallock’s Life
Celebrating the Heritage of RML Group through Arthur Mallock’s Life Wellingborough (UK) –1st of March 2018 RML Group and the Mallock family are celebrating 60 amazing years of designing, developing and building customer race and high performance road cars. The foundation and evolution of RML’s customer cars came from Arthur Mallock’s ingenious engineering. He was considered as being one of the great pioneers of post-war motor racing. The remarkable dynasty of Mallock in motorsport began in 1936 when Arthur started building his first...   > More
RML Group Win New Markets Award at the MIA Business Excellence Awards Dinner
RML Group receive the New Markets Award at the Business Excellence Awards Dinner Hosted by the Motorsport Industry Association Birmingham NEC (UK) – 11th January 2018 RML Group have been awarded the New Markets Award, which identifies the successful diversification into new market sectors. The award was handed over at the Business Excellence Awards Dinner on the 11th of January by the Motorsport Industry Association after the first day of the Autosport International Show. This major business networking event was attended by...   > More
RML Group’s Commercial Director to speak at the MIA Entertainment and Energy-Efficient Motorsport Conference
RML Group joins business leaders at the MIA Entertainment and Energy-Efficient Motorsport Conference Birmingham NEC (UK) – 5th Jan 2018 RML Group will be showcasing our technologies at the 12th MIA International Energy Efficient Motorsport Conference, held the day before the Autosport International Show, at the Birmingham NEC, on the 10th January. This prominent conference will explore the future of motorsport’s role in the development of next generation energy-efficient, race-bred technology and autonomous vehicle technologies. A select panel of key decision-makers have...   > More
2017 WTCC final round for RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1s
RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1s final race of the WTCC season in Qatar Wellingborough (UK) - 4th December 2017:  The final round of the 2017 World Touring Car Championship was held at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar for the two RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1s. Tom Coronel from ROAL Motorsport was joined by Kris Richard returning to represent Campos Racing after his debut drive in October for the Race of Japan. Friday’s qualifying saw Richard place his RML Chevy Cruze in eighth with Coronel lining...   > More
Podium for RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1 in Macau
Tom Coronel’s RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1 takes second place in Macau Wellingborough (UK) - 20th November 2017:  The penultimate round of the WTCC was held at the Circuito da Guia for the Race of Macau in the Macau Peninsula in China. Tom Coronel from ROAL Motorsport was joined on track by 43 year old driver Po Wah Wong, racing in his debut event under the Campos Racing banner. Coronel placed his RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1 in eighth position during Friday’s qualifying session however Wong...   > More
New Driver Line-up for RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1s
Kris Richard makes RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1 debut in Japan Wellingborough (UK) - 30th October 2017:  Twin Ring Motegi in the Tochigi Prefecture held round eight of the World Touring Car Championship with a change to the driver line-up for the RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1s. Tom Coronel from ROAL Motorsport was joined by Kris Richard making his WTCC debut replacing Esteban Guerrieri for Campos Racing. The 22 year old Swiss driver won his one-off race appearance after winning the European Touring Car Cup...   > More
Race Win in China for RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1
RML Cruze TC1 race win in WTCC Opening Race in China Wellingborough (UK) - 16th October 2017:  It was a new track for the World Touring Car Championship with the Ningbo International Speedpark hosting round seven for the two RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1s of Esteban Guerrieri of Campos Racing and Tom Coronel from ROAL Motorsport. Following two wet Free Practice sessions Guerrieri qualified seventh while Coronel lined up 14th. Volvo driver Néstor Girolami claimed his maiden WTCC pole position trailed by Norbert Michelisz and...   > More
RML Group to showcase capability at Caterpillar UK
RML Group to showcase engineering capability to Caterpillar UK at MIA members’ event Wellingborough (UK) - 21st September 2017:  RML Group will be showcasing its latest EV technology to Caterpillar UK engineers at the Motorsport Industry Association’s (MIA) members’ event on Tuesday 26th September at Caterpillar’s facility in Peterborough. The event forms part of a series of three ‘Showcase of Capability’ exhibitions which RML will be attending include Bentley Motors in Crewe on 24th October and Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) based in...   > More
RML Heritage Continues in North America - Update 18th September
RML Group heritage to be celebrated in North America - Update 18th September 2017 Wellingborough (UK) - 27th July 2017:   RML Group founder Ray Mallock will be taking part in Formula Junior in North America. The five-event race series will celebrate RML’s championship winning racing heritage. Mallock is set to compete on some of America’s finest road courses in the U2 Mk2 chassis 2 that was one of the early Mallock designs by his father. “I’ll be racing the car in which Arthur had his...   > More
RML Group to exhibit at Cenex-LCV 2017
Commercial Director Simon Holloway to address MIA’s ‘Accelerating Energy Efficiency Through Motorsport’ seminar Wellingborough (UK) - 30th August 2017:  RML Group will be exhibiting at Cenex-LCV, the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event on 6-7 September at Millbrook in Bedfordshire. The exhibition which is in its 10th year is expected to attract over three thousand visitors attending networking events, seminars and workshops on all aspects of low carbon vehicle development and policy. RML’s Commercial Director Simon Holloway will also be joining leading representatives from...   > More
Podium finish for RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1 in Argentina
Double points finish for both RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1s in Argentina Wellingborough (UK) - 17th July 2017:  The Circuito Termas de Río Hondo in Argentina played host to round six of the World Touring Car Championship for the two RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1s.  Home favourite Esteban Guerrieri of Campos Racing put his local knowledge into practice to qualify fourth with Tom Coronel from ROAL Motorsport lining up in twelfth, returning to the track after his practice crash in Vila Real three weeks ago. Starting...   > More
RML to attend MIA Business Growth Conference
RML Group joins business leaders at MIA Business Growth Conference Wellingborough (UK) - 6th July 2017:   RML Group will join over 250 international business leaders at the Motorsport Industry Association’s (MIA) Business Growth Conference on 13th July. Taking place at the Silverstone HQ of Sahara Force India Formula One Team in the run up to the British Grand Prix, the event will focus on accelerating business growth, government collaboration and what industries can learn from motorsport’s commitment to innovation. Bringing together key decision...   > More
Points finish in Portugal for RML Chevy Cruze TC1
Round five reveals Vila Real joker lap for RML Chevy Cruze TC1s Wellingborough (UK) - 29th June 2017:  The World Touring Car Championship headed to Vila Real in Portugal for the fifth round of the series. Saturday’s FP1 was the first time both RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1s of Campos Racing's Esteban Guerrieri and ROAL Motorsport’s Tom Coronel were able to navigate the newly implemented joker lap format. It had initially been planned to enter into the championship's sporting regulations in Marrakech for the 2017 season...   > More
RML Group talks EV capabilities at Silverstone Park
Commercial Director Simon Holloway to present at Silverstone Metrology Network event Wellingborough (UK) - 28th June 2017: RML Group’s Commercial Director Simon Holloway will address delegates at the Silverstone Metrology Network’s networking event on Monday 3 July. The Metrology Network was set up to support ambitious Small, Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as well as start-up businesses working within the Silverstone Technology Cluster. The Silverstone Metrology Network events host a series of speakers which provide a unique career insight into diverse sectors and detail opportunities available...   > More
RML Group’s Head of Chassis Design features on Channel 4’s Dispatches
Head of Chassis Design Luca Furbatto discusses Brexit on Channel 4’s Dispatches Wellingborough (UK) - 23rd June 2017: Following the one year anniversary of the Brexit referendum, RML Group’s Head of Chassis Design Luca Furbatto has spoken to Channel 4's award-winning investigative current affairs programme, Dispatches. 'Brexit - How To Get A British Passport' focuses on EU citizens born and brought up in the UK who now face obstacles gaining British citizenship as a result of UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Italian...   > More
RML Group to exhibit at Engine Expo 2017
RML Group to showcase at Automotive Testing Expo Europe, Stuttgart Germany Wellingborough (UK) - 15th June 2017: RML Group will be exhibiting at Engine Expo as part of the Automotive Testing Expo Europe on 20th – 22nd June in Stuttgart Messe, Germany. Europe’s largest automotive technology event is expected to attract over 10,000 visitors over the three day period from the Global Automotive OEM and supplier community. This will be RML’s second year in attendance. RML’s Commercial Director Simon Holloway commented, “We’re looking forward...   > More
RML Chevy Cruze TC1s take on The Green Hell
The Green Hell hosts round four of the WTCC for RML Chevy Cruze TC1s Wellingborough (UK) - 2nd June 2017: The Green Hell hosted the fourth round of the World Touring Car Championship. Tom Coronel’s RML Chevrolet Cruze TC1 qualified seventh for ROAL Motorsport at the Nürburgring Nordschleife ahead of Mehdi Bennani’s SLR Citroen in eighth who narrowly avoided the barriers at Tiergarten on his first fast lap of the 25.378 Km circuit. Esteban Guerrieri took his RML Chevy Cruze to ninth for...   > More
RML Group to attend Automechanika Birmingham
Commercial Director Simon Holloway to address the MIA Seminar Wellingborough (UK) - 1st June 2017: RML Group will be attending Automechanika Birmingham on Wednesday 7th June at the NEC in Birmingham. The exhibition is set to be the UK’s leading annual trade event for the automotive aftermarket and supply chain. Taking place in the ‘Innovation and RD’ module, the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) will be hosting an inspiring and interactive session, ‘Accelerating Innovation through Motorsport’. The conference will explore how world-leading Motorsport Valley suppliers are...   > More
RML Group features on BBC 1 Sunday Politics
Commercial Director Simon Holloway discusses business policies ahead of the General Election Wellingborough (UK) – 22nd May 2017:  RML Group’s Commercial Director Simon Holloway was interviewed by BBC Politics Reporter Sam Read. Holloway discussed the economic situation as the General Election approaches on 8th June. Commenting on RML’s position Holloway said, “Certainly we would want to hear information around trade agreements; when they are going to happen and what are they going to look like. Key to us is our ability, at the...   > More
Double points finish for RML Chevy Cruze TC1s
Fastest lap in Hungary for RML Chevy Cruze TC1 Wellingborough (UK) - 15th May 2017:  The RML Chevy Cruze TC1s were out in force at the Hungaroring in Hungary for the third round of the WTCC. Esteban Guerrieri set an impressive performance in Saturday’s qualifying taking the third spot on the grid ahead of the Volvo S60 Polestars of Nicky Catsburg and Nestor Girolami in the final session. Tom Coronel was 0.056s shot of entering Q2 placing him 13th for Sunday main race while...   > More
WTCC Round Two for RML Chevy Cruze TC1 in Monza
Tom Coronel qualifies in pole position in RML Chevy Cruze TC1 in Monza Wellingborough (UK) - 2nd May 2017:  Monza's Autodromo Nazionale hosted round two of the WTCC with both the Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 of Tom Coronel of ROAL Motorsport and Esteban Guerrieri of Campos Racing taking to the track for races three and four. Guerrieri qualified in eight position with Coronel in 10th resulting the Chevrolets starting third and in pole position on Sunday due to the top ten reverse grid for...   > More
Introducing the Nissan LEAF AT-EV
RML modified Nissan LEAF AT-EV takes on the Mongol Rally Wellingborough (UK) - 28th April 2017: The RML Group modified Nissan LEAF will be the first all-electric car to enter the Mongol Rally. Starting out in the UK the AT-EV (All Terrain Electric Vehicle) will take on the 10,000 mile charity drive across the mountains, desert and steppe of Europe and Asia to Mongolia this July. Specially modified by RML the vehicle is based on a standard 30kWh Nissan LEAF Acenta, which offers a range...   > More
Race win for RML Chevy Cruze TC1 in WTCC opener
Esteban Guerrieri takes victory in RML Chevy Cruze TC1 in WTCC opener Wellingborough (UK) - 10th April 2017: Esteban Guerrieri has claimed victory in Morocco in the opening round of the WTCC racing the RML Chevy Cruze TC1 under the Campos Racing banner. The two Chevrolets of Tom Coronel of team ROAL Motorsport and Guerrieri, qualified first and second respectively on the grid for race one and ninth for Guerrieri, with Coronel starting out in 10th for race two. In race one both Coronel...   > More
RML Invests in Energy Storage Design and Manufacturing Facility
RML Invests in Energy Storage Design and Manufacturing Facility Wellingborough (UK) - 3rd March 2017: RML Group has expanded its EV (Electronic Vehicle) capabilities in a 10,000sqft facility in Wellingborough. The factory known as ‘Unit 3’ will create additional jobs providing further investment in the local community. The facility is capable of providing EV energy storage solutions for both motorsport and automotive projects. Director of Powertrain Arnaud Martin who is leading the projects comments, “This is a fantastic investment for us in the future...   > More
RML Group - Next Generation
RML Group - Next Generation Wellingborough (UK) - 31st October 2016. Michael Mallock moves into the role of Chief Executive at RML Group from the 1st November. RML Founder, Ray Mallock will now focus on his role of Chairman at RML and says: “As our business continues to evolve and grow into new and emerging markets, products and technologies, it is appropriate that the Chief Executive role is handed onto the next generation allowing me to focus on my role as Chairman of the...   > More
RML investing in our future stars - the RML Apprentices
RML investing in our future stars - RML Apprentices Wellingborough (UK) - 14th October 2016. At RML Group we know that to continue our exceptional reputation for excellence, we must invest in our future stars, we have delivered multiple world championships for our partners, winning in every series we have entered and to continue this performance we need bright skilled talent. The search for our Apprentices started in early February. The candidates went through a CV sifting process, a first interview with their potential line...   > More
RML supporting the BTCC
RML Track Support at the BTCC Wellingborough (UK) - 5th August 2016: Round 16 , 17 and 18 of the BTCC proved to be a busy weekend for RML at Snetterton after a number of on track incidents red flagged both race 2 and 3, with multiple cars involved thankfully no one was injured, a testament to the strength and safety of the cars in the BTCC. RML’s supply contract for the BTCC includes the requirement to support all rounds and official tests, providing...   > More
RML Heritage at Silverstone Classic
RML Heritage at Silverstone Classic Wellingborough (UK) - 3rd August 2016: Silverstone Classic this year proved to be a bumper event with grids even bigger and better than last year. RML’s unrivalled heritage of racing in different disciplines was well represented with cars from each decade from the 60’s through to the early 2000’s either racing or on display. Cars representing RML’s heritage over the decades included: 1960's - 3 x Formula Junior U2’s 1970's - Mallock U2 Mk14 in the HSCC 50 year celebration parade 1980's -...   > More
Coronel wins again in Vila Real
Opening Race Win for Coronel in Vila Real Wellingborough (UK) - 28th June 2016: The RML Chevrolet Cruze, off the back of a double WTCC Trophy win for James Thompson in Russia, has come up trumps again with a stunning Pole position for Race 1 and then a lights to flag victory for Tom Coronel in the ROAL Motorsport run Cruze. The fan’s favourite, Coronel claimed pole position on Saturday by taking 10th place during Q2, with the Opening Race grid set by the top...   > More
Podium for Mallock in Monaco
Podium for Ray Mallock in Monaco Wellingborough (UK) - 17th May 2016: A delighted Ray Mallock realised a life-long ambition by making the podium in Monaco during the Formula Junior race this weekend, with a bumper entry of 48 cars, meaning 2 heats and a final, Ray drove superbly to take second place in his heat and P3 in the final The 1960 Mallock U2 Mk2 raced faultlessly all weekend, Ray commented “It was a great thrill and honour to drive at Monaco in one...   > More
Mallock back in Monaco
Mallock back on the grid in Monaco Wellingborough (UK) - 11th May 2016: RML founder Ray Mallock heads to Monaco this weekend to compete in the Monaco Historique. This fantastic bi-annual event includes races this year for Formula Junior cars built between 1957 and 1960. Cars from manufactures such as Lola, Stangullini, Gemini, Elva, Bond and Mallock will be present on the grid. From 1958 to 1963 Formula Junior replaced the original 500cc motorcycle engine F3 cars as the stepping-stone to Formula 1.  It...   > More
RML double helping of tin-top's
RML double helping of tin-top's Wellingborough (UK) - 4 May 2016: RML Group is looking forward to another double helping of tin-top racing this weekend as the British Touring Car Championship heads to Thruxton and the World Touring Car Championship to Marrakech, both looking like hot weekends with even the UK circuit predicting 21°C over the weekend. The competition in BTCC is close with 6 different winners from 6 races and all from cars running the new RML parts, optional for this year, Pole time...   > More
RML Group to offer road conversion of Aston Martin’s Vulcan supercar
RML Group to offer road conversion of Aston Martin’s Vulcan supercar Wellingborough (UK) - 20 April 2016: Driven by a number of customer requests to convert their track-only Vulcan supercar for road compliance, RML Group is announcing this prestigious and highly-specialised road conversion project. Just 24 examples of the 7.0-litre V12, 820 bhp, all-carbon fibre Aston Martin Vulcan will be built. Conceived as a motorsport-inspired, track-only supercar and offered in conjunction with an extensive and detailed programme of intensive driver training, the track-spec...   > More
RML's postcard from Qatar
Wellingborough [UK] – Monday 30th November 2015: Bright lights of the Desert Cruze finishes 2015 as 2nd fastest car across the season Valente pushes Citroens hard again Filippi fast but loses opportunity to shine For the second event in succession the World Touring Car Championship entered new territory. From the excellent facilities of the Burriram circuit in Thailand to the impressive Losail international circuit in Qatar. The desert state of Qatar was not only hosting a WTCC event for the first time but the season’s finale and the first...   > More
RML's postcard from Buriram
Wellingborough [UK] – Wednesday 4th November 2015: The Twlight Saga... Chevrolet RML Cruze right on the pace Chilton finishes 4th and wins Yokohama Trophy in race 2 Another step forward in pace for John Filippi Twilight race 2 stopped for bad light The WTCC road show landed in Thailand for the first event at the shiny new Chang International Circuit in Buriram. The first FIA Grade 1 circuit in Thailand seemed well suited to the RML Cruze, the fleet bolstered to seven cars at this penultimate round of the series as...   > More
RML's postcard from Shanghai
Wellingborough [UK] – Wednesday 30th September 2015: Valente and Filippi Top the Chevy's Filippi shines in the smog of Shanghai Cruze's magnetic attraction causes carnage in the ranks Just over a week after getting back to Europe from Japan, the Chevrolet RML Cruze teams, drivers and RML support personnel were once again on a plane heading back out East, this time to smoggy Shanghai and the impressive Shanghai International Circuit. With its very long back straight SIC was going to pay a premium on straight line speed,...   > More
Josh Cook to run RML 2016 BTCC parts at Brands Hatch Final
Wellingborough [UK] – Wednesday 30th September 2015: Cook to run parts in final The Power Maxed Racing Chevrolet Cruze of Josh Cook will be fitted with trial 2016 parts from RML at the next round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. A waiver was approved by the BTCC Administrator, in accordance with regulation 5.1.3, for these parts to be run for validation purposes during the Brands Hatch finale, all teams were notified of this at the TWG (technical Working Group) meeting at Silverstone. This...   > More
RML's postcard from Motegi
Wellingborough [UK] – Tuesday 15th September 2015: Home of the rising Valente Valente finishes second in Race Two Podium number four for Chevolet RML Cruze in 2015 Demoustier finds pace as Chilton and Valente close in on Yokohama Trophy After a two month break the teams unloaded the sea freight, as the WTCC paddock reunited north of Tokyo at the Honda built Motegi circuit for the first of the four flyaway rounds that conclude the 2015 World Championship with a night race at Losail, Qatar in October. RML’s...   > More
RML wins new BTCC contract
Wellingborough [UK] – Tuesday 15th September 2015: RML technical partner to the BTCC RML enters six-year supply contract with Britain's premier motor racing series Series organiser TOCA has awarded a vital Technical Partner contract to RML for the supply of the specified chassis, suspension and associated components for the MSA British Touring Car Championship. RML Group being widely regarded as one of the world’s leading touring car design and engineering companies. After a lengthy tender process which began earlier this year, the ‘BTCC  Design Group’ – comprising...   > More
RML's postcard from Vila Real
Wellingborough [UK] – Wednesday 29th July 2015:  It aint half hot Ma! The heady mix of testosterone, oil and sun tan lotion cause fireworks in Vila Real WTCC creates a festival fever as 180,000 fans attend over three days The WTCC paddock arrived in a very warm Vila Real in Portugal for the last European round of the 2015 season. Many Chevrolet RML Cruze drivers had stayed on at Paul Ricard for a day of some much needed testing. However any improvement in set up...   > More
RML's postcard from Le Castellet
Wellingborough [UK] – Wednesday 1st July 2015:  Chevy's turn on the heat on Cote D'Azur Chilton makes Q3 with an improving Cruze Cruze's entertain with a photo finish in Race 2 Just a week after the undulating challenge of Slovakiaring, the Chevrolet RML Cruze teams and drivers pitched up in the South of France for another instalment of WTCC action. Tired engineers and mechanics regrouped around their drivers, hoping, as ever, for the best around the open and colourful sweeps of the Paul Ricard...   > More
RML's postcard from Slovakia
Wellingborough [UK] – Tuesday 23rd June 2015:  Its Independents day for heavy Chevy's in Slovakia Valente nails two wins in the Independents Trophy New boy Mat'o Homola takes Campos' spare car into Q2 Around the multiple turns and elevation changes of the Slovakia Ring, the extra success ballast being carried by the RML Cruze cars this weekend is making life even more challenging for our customers. Despite this, the Cruze still looks to be the 2nd quickest car although the Lada, running with zero...   > More
RML's postcard from Moscow
Wellingborough [UK] – Tuesday 9th June 2015:  CHEVROLET RML CRUZE DRIVERS FEEL THE HEAT IN MOSCOW A fourth consecutive top 5 qualifying performance for the customer Cruze Race 2 sees the heavy Chevy's fight with the Citroens to entertain the big Moscow crowd From Hungary, the four RML customer teams headed to Russia for rounds 9 and 10 World Touring Car Championship at the Moscow Raceway keen to continue the upward trend of performances seen this season so far, despite having to carry increased...   > More
RML's postcard from Hungary
  Wellingborough [UK] – Tuesday 5th May 2015:  CHEVROLET RML CRUZE DRIVERS GRAB PODIUM MAJORITY P2 qualifier Valente cruises to 3rd place in race 1 ROAL Motorsport take 2nd and 3rd places in race 2 At the start of UK election week, RML’s customer teams grabbed 50% of the podium places available in the two WTCC races in Hungary this Sunday  Straight from the high speed demands of testing on Nurburgring’s monster Nordschleife circuit on Tuesday, the six Chevrolet RML Cruze drivers had to adapt to the...   > More
RML's Postcard from Marrakech
Wellingborough [UK] – Thursday 30th April 2015:  For RML, Marrakech 2015 was the first anniversary of the customer spec RML Cruze. Designed and built in just 18 weeks, a lot of progress has been made in that time. Not least over the past few months when RML has had the first chance to look at introducing new ideas from that original design. Accordingly there were 3 different specification of car in Marrakech with Valente and Chilton using the new upgraded engine in addition...   > More
RML Delighted As Sabine Schmitz Joins The Chevy Ranks For Nordschleife
  Wellingborough [UK] – Monday 9 February 2015:  Multiple World Touring Car Champions, RML, is delighted to hear that Nurburgring Nordschleife expert, Sabine Schmitz will be racing an RML Chevrolet Cruze in the upcoming WTCC Race of Germany from 15/16 May. While the championship and her ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport run Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 will be new to the driver and TV presenter, few know the Nürburgring Nordschleife and its demanding 170 corners better than Schmitz. Growing up at the family hotel within...   > More
RML Group Expands Commercial Customer Services
  Wellingborough [UK] – Monday 9 February 2015:  RML Group has expanded its commercial customer service side of the business to provide additional support to private customers seeking specialist skills, alongside its race, automotive and SVO projects. For the past thirty years RML has led success at the very top of motorsport, both for private customers and major OEMs.  During this time the Group has developed an enviable level of internal resource and expertise across a broad range of projects worldwide in...   > More
RML At MIA Low Carbon Conference
WELLINGBOROUGH [UK]– Wednesday 7 January 2015:  RML Group is proud to once again attend the MIA Low Carbon Racing Conference, taking place ahead of the Autosport International Show on Wednesday 7 January. Running for the 9th year, the NEC will play host to the world’s leading conference for High Performance Low Carbon Technology, supported by a wealth of industry experts from the heart of ‘Motorsport Valley’. RML’s Director of Powertrain, Arnaud Martin, joins the panel and will be discussing Future Motorsport Powertrain Innovations alongside Nigel...   > More
Merry Christmas from all at RML!
Merry Christmas from all at RML!   > More
RML Awards ACO 'Marshal of the Year'
WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] – Monday 15 December 2014:  Last month RML's Director of Race Operations, Phil Barker, attended the annual ACRCPO Le Mans Awards dinner - a tradition presented in association with Monsieur Cheverau, President of the Association des Commisaire de Route, Circuit de Piste de l'Ouest (ACRCPO) and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO - organisers of the Le Mans 24 Hours). Widely considered the most prestigious motorsport event in the world, the Le Mans 24 Hours has been running since 1923, making it one...   > More
Macau Memories....
-  RML reflects on Macau’s ten year reign as FIA WTCC season finale -  Impressive results record for the Lacetti/Cruze built by Ray Mallock’s team -  2015 promising to be another enthralling WTCC season for TC1 RML-Cruzes WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] – Friday 12 December 2014:  As the FIA World Touring Car Championship paddock reflects on the 2014 season, and indeed the 10-year anniversary of the ever-popular series launched in 2005, the new year rings several changes for the 2015 campaign, not least the absence of the...   > More
RML Receives Most Innovative Engine Design of the Year Award
- RML’s 400 bhp / 40kg three cylinder 1.5 litre petrol engine receives prestigious motorsport industry award at  World Motorsport Symposium - Arnaud Martin, RML Director of Powertrain hails team’s achievements ZEOD - Internal Combustion Engine on display Industry experts discuss Disruptive Technologies during two-day forums   WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] – Friday 5 December:  Earlier this week RML’s Director of Powertrain, Arnaud Martin attended the annual Race Tech World Motorsport Symposium - an event which brings the industry elite together and plays host to discussion...   > More
2014 WTCC: A Review of the TC1 RML-Cruze
Wellingborough [UK] – Thursday 4 December 2014:  Having concluded the tenth FIA World Touring Car Championship season last month in Macau, RML has been evaluating the first year of the TC1 Cruze.  Mark Way, Head of Chassis Engineering gives his insight into the performance this year, and reflects on key achievements: Q: How would you sum up the first year of the TC1 – have the results been reflective of your expectations? When you consider how little pre-season preparation we had and that all...   > More
RML-Cruzes On Song in Suzuka
WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] – Monday 27 October 2014:  Last weekend proved to be one of triumph and celebration for the RML-Cruze running customer teams at the penultimate FIA World Touring Car Championship event in Suzuka. Incredibly five RML-Cruzes qualified in the top ten, headed by ROAL Motorsport’s Tom Chilton closely behind the Citroën trio.  And from there, an eventful opening race on the full GP circuit ensured the TC1 Cruzes were running at the sharp end of the field, again with all...   > More
RML Comments on TC1 Upgrades
Wellingborough [UK] – Wednesday 8 October 2014:  Following an impressive display at the first of four Asian races in the FIA World Touring Car Championship – during which ROAL Motorsport dominated qualifying with Tom Chilton securing pole and race 1 honours – the RML-Cruze TC1 showed signs of significant improvement following the recent pre-Beijing upgrades. Further encouraged by Tom Coronel’s podium finish in race 2 and with Munnich Motorsport also scoring points, RML’s Head of Design, Mark Way, is back to...   > More
RML-Cruze TC1 Claims Victory in Beijing
Wellingborough [UK] - Sunday 5 October 2014:  ROAL Motorsport Tom Chilton have today claimed a lights-to-flag victory in the opening race of the FIA World Touring Car Championship round in Beijing, having stormed to pole position in yesterday's qualifying session. Speaking after his race victory, Tom Chilton enthused:  "It’s absolutely fantastic, I am so happy with this win. It’s my third one in the WTCC, and the second in China - which shows this country brings me luck! We were very pleased with the performance of...   > More
Campos Racing Secures ETCC Title in TC2T Chevrolet Cruze
Wellingborough [UK] – Tuesday 30 September:  RML congratulates customer team, Campos Racing, on their dominant FIA European Touring Car Championship win in the TC2T Chevrolet Cruze last weekend in Pergusa. After five rounds, Nikolay Karamyshev was crowned European Touring Car Cup (ETCC) champion at the wheel of an RML-designed and built Chevrolet Cruze, fielded by Campos Racing in the Super 2000 TC2T class. A crash involving both cars in qualifying meant that the Campos Racing crew had to work even harder than...   > More
Anne Morel: 1947-2014
We are greatly saddened at the news of Anne Morel's passing. Anne has worked with RML since 2003 and, as a highly respected key liaison between us and the ACO, has been integral to our Le Mans success. A true friend and supporter of RML, Anne was fiercely protective of the RML brand and it’s activities, particularly at Le Mans.  But as well as her professional role, she was always prepared to work outside her remit in helping with the team’s welfare...   > More
RML Updates For WTCC TC1
Taking advantage from the long break between the latest race meeting in Argentina and the next one in China, RML has introduced some technical updates that are expected to improve the Cruze’s performance. Mark Way, RML Head of Design explains how: Q:   Although the Cruze TC1 has been designed and built in a very short time, it proved to be competitive from the very beginning, emerging as Citroën’s closest competitor in the early part of the season. Did you expect such a quick...   > More
-          Founded on 2 July 1984, RML Group today celebrates its 30th Anniversary -          Mallock:  the longest surviving family-owned race car manufacturer in the UK -          RML:  a rich heritage shaping the future -          In a series of mini stories across the month of July, RML will reflect on three decades of success WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] – Wednesday 2 July 2014:  RML today celebrates and reflects on 30 Years of Success having been founded by Ray Mallock on this day (2 July) in 1984. Synonymous with...   > More
-          RML invited to join the elite at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed -          The theme celebrating ‘Addicted to Winning – The Unbeatable Champions of Motor Sport’ -          The 2012 FIA World Touring Car Championship-winning RML Cruze to compete on the infamous hill -          Record-breaking Le Mans runner, the Nissan ZEOD RC to feature – the world’s fastest electric race car! -          ‘First Glance’ Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge to make public debut on the hill WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] – Thursday 26 June 2014:   RML is...   > More
·                   Satoshi Motoyama hits fastest ever electric speed at Circuit de la Sarthe ·                   Nissan powers the top eight qualifiers in LM P2 ·                   GT Academy winners off to a flyer in LM P2 LE MANS, FRANCE, Thursday 13 June 2014: The revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC has recorded the highest ever speed by an electric vehicle at Le Mans with Japanese ace Satoshi Motoyama reaching 300km/h on the Mulsanne Straight in qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours. Motoyama reached the speed on...   > More
The Nissan ZEOD RC completed its first 24 laps of Circuit de la Sarthe with GT Academy winner Wolfgang Reip and two-time Le Mans P2 winner Tommy Erdos at the wheel. While the car was delayed with two small technical issues - a broken fuel pump issue and a broken exhaust - today's test was an important step in the development of the car that aims to complete an entire lap of Le Mans on pure electric power. "Today has been a...   > More
Morbidelli Seeks Salzburg Spectacle with RML-Cruze's Maiden 2014 Pole
- Gianni Morbidelli claims maiden 2014 pole For RML-Cruze - Muennich the first team to break Citroen's qualifying dominance since Marrakech - Top speed comparison:  2013 - 179kph.  2014 - 185.87kph WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] - Saturday 24 May 2014:  Gianni Morbidelli has once again set a new record with his, and indeed the RML-Cruze's, maiden 2014 pole position in the FIA World Touring Car Championship. As the first man to break Citroen's win tally, and now their pole position dominance, Morbidelli says: "I was fairly...   > More
-          An historic moment for RML customer team, Münnich Motorsport, as Gianni Morbidelli secures his first win in the FIA WTCC -          RML’s designed built TC1 achieves remarkable first victory amidst strong opposition -          Campos star, Hugo Valente, returns for a second time to the podium with another strong points finish -          ROAL recovers well with Tom Coronel claiming a fourth place finish following Marrakech setback WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] – Tuesday 6 May 2014:  RML today congratulates Münnich Motorsport on their tremendous weekend success,...   > More
- The ‘Ancient Red City’ of Marrakech hosted the opening rounds of the 2014 FIA World Touring Car  Championship last weekend - Six RML-built new generation Cruzes competed on the notoriously challenging street circuit run by three customer teams - Campos claims maiden podium honours with Hugo Valente at the helm of a customer Cruze - A strong performance from ROAL puts Tom Chilton 3rd in the overall standings, ahead of Valente in 4th WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] – Tuesday 15 April 2014: With the new...   > More
Successful First TC1 Shakedown for RML
Saturday 15 March 2014 - UK:  RML successfully completed the shakedown of the first two TC1 Chevrolet Cruze cars. Both cars completed their shakedown programme and gave RML some much needed mileage and data ahead of being handed over to customer teams, Campos and ROAL Motorsport on Monday. RML's Director of Motorsport, Ron Hartvelt commented "The timeline for this project has been incredibly tight and I was immensely proud of everyone involved when car 001 rolled out this morning. That this shakedown...   > More
RML well underway with WTCC TC1 customer cars for 2014
  WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] - Monday 20 January 2014:  RML has released a second 'sneak peak' illustration of its all-new TC1 challenger, to be run by customer teams in the forthcoming FIA World Touring Car Championship. As previously reported, the multiple WTCC champions are currently completing the build of six RML Cruzes in line with the new TC1 regulations - a complete overhaul on last year's model which powered Yvan Muller to his fourth drivers' crown. A complete 'clean-sheet' design, the 2014 project does...   > More
Wishing you & your family a Merry Christmas & a happy, healthy New Year!
- Wellingborough-based (UK) RML Group confirms it will supply a number of 2014 WTCC Cruzes for the new season - All cars will be designed built in-house by the touring car experts, for customers to run as independent outfits WELLINGBOROUGH [UK] – Monday 2 December 2013: Multiple WTCC Champions RML has officially confirmed the UK firm will design and build a number of Chevrolet Cruzes around the new 2014 FIA WTCC regulations. RML’s expert team of engineers have been working hard on...   > More
Ray Mallock on 2014 WTCC Plans…
Following RML’s announcement that they will build a new Chevrolet Cruze in compliance with the new WTCC technical regulations, the company’s Chief Executive, Ray Mallock, agreed to answer a few questions:  Why did RML decide to build a car for the new WTCC regulations? “We firmly believe in the value of the WTCC as a platform for sponsors, drivers and manufacturers. WTCC should be the pinnacle of production car based competition and we want to be part of the series, supporting the...   > More
- Yvan Muller has recorded his 7th race win in today's opening round - Chilton endures toughest weekend yet as fight for 2nd in the standings ends prematurely - Several big-impact melees in both races dictate disappointment for Chilton with two DNFs from contact MACAU - Sunday 17 November: Yvan Muller charged ahead to his 7th race victory this year in the opening FIA World Touring Car Championship Race of Macau - the highlight of what would become a bittersweet conclusion to the...   > More
- Yvan Muller has stormed into pole position today, a clear second ahead of the field - With a time of 2:28.933s, Muller sets new WTCC track record claims first pole here - Tom Chilton recovers from a big shunt in the morning's practice session to qualify a solid P7 - RML Cruzes run with gold celebratory livery to mark championship success in 2010, 2011, 2012 2013 MACAU - Friday 15 November 2013: Yvan Muller has smashed the records in today's FIA...   > More
RML Takes a Commanding 1-2 Finish in Shanghai & Seals 2013 Yokohama Teams' Trophy
- Tom Chilton clinches his second WTCC victory by just 0.010s from team-mate - Yvan Muller takes second, leading a trio of RML customer cars to a dominant Cruze finish - RML wraps up the Yokohama Teams' Trophy with an insurmountable 87-point lead - RML dedicates 1-2 finish to much-loved team mate, Vince Mitchell, who sadly passed away on Friday SHANGHAI [China] – Sunday 3 November 2013:  Tom Chilton has recorded his second victory in the opening race of today's FIA World Touring Car Championship in...   > More
Vince Mitchell 1962-2013
No 1 Mechanic at RML whose cars won multiple events and Championships including taking victory at his beloved Le Mans in the 24 hour race on two occasions. Vince passed away on Friday afternoon at Kettering hospital when the cancer finally beat him. The RML team in Shanghai this weekend paid tribute to Vince with black armbands and a black stripe on the front of the WTCC Cruzes. It was fitting then that the cars went on to first and second places...   > More
It’s an RML Lock-Out in Shanghai Qualifying
-          2013 FIA WTCC Champion Yvan Muller claims his 7th pole position with record 1:53.486s lap -          Tom Chilton completes front row lock-out, setting his sights on victory -          RML customer cars secure P3-P6 for an historic RML-Cruze domination! SHANGHAI [China] – Saturday 2 November 2013:  2013 FIA WTCC Champion Yvan Muller launched himself into pole position in today’s qualifying session on the demanding Shanghai GP track with a blistering new lap record of 1:53.486s. The Frenchman had looked set to continue his championship dominance...   > More
- Yvan Muller seals the 2013 Drivers' Title with an insurmountable points lead - RML claims 7th FIA WTCC title since the series' inception in 2005 as Muller claims 4th Drivers' crown - Tom Chilton elected to 3rd in the standings with more crucial points collected - Heartbreak in race two for Yvan as he suffers his first DNF of the year following midpack commotion SUZUKA [Japan] - Sunday 22 September:  Yvan Muller has been crowned the 2013 FIA World Touring Car Champion following...   > More
Yvan, congratulations on winning your fourth FIA WTCC Drivers' championship - a new record.  What does this one mean to you? YM:  This is probably the title I am most proud of.  The conditions behind this year were very different to my other three.  A month before Monza we didn't even know if we could make the grid this year, we didn't have a manufacturer to support the project, which makes things very difficult.  But with huge effort from RML, myself and our partners, we managed to get things in...   > More
-           RML team-mates Chilton Muller line up 3rd 4th for Suzuka’s opening race -           Suzuka’s East circuit proves tricky for most with several off-track excursions affecting the top flight -           Chilton's qualifying points promotes him to 4th in the Drivers standings -           Muller laments his first non-appearance in the top three qualifiers, but vows to fight back from 4th SUZUKA [Japan] – Saturday 21 September:  RML team-mates Tom Chilton and Yvan Muller have qualified 3rd and 4th respectively ahead of tomorrow’s...   > More
  The FIA WTCC returns to Japan, kicking off the Asian tour as the 2013 season nears conclusion and reaches a milestone 200th race Just 21 points separates RML driver Yvan Muller from being crowned 2013 Drivers' Champion as the Frenchman aims to clinch the honours this weekend Spurred by his maiden WTCC victory just days ago, RML teammate Tom Chilton targets more winning performances SUZUKA [Japan] - Tuesday 17th September:  This weekend sees the return of the FIA World Touring Car Championship to...   > More
Tom Chilton Reigns Supreme in Sonoma with First WTCC Victory
-          Chilton’s dominant form continues with lights to flag victory in race 1 – his first in the WTCC -          Muller takes another podium in 3rd – his 12th visit this season -          RML built Cruze's fill 4 of the top 5 places and now claims 12 wins races from 18 SONOMA [USA] – Sunday 8 September:  Tom Chilton has today continued his dominance at the Sonoma Raceway with a historic lights to flag maiden victory in the FIA World Touring Car Championship opening race. With a...   > More
Tom Chilton 'Red Hot' in Sonoma with Stunning Maiden WTCC Pole Position!
-          History repeats as RML-Cruze storms into Sonoma pole -          Tom Chilton steals the honours on last gasp flyer -          Yvan Muller starts from P2, securing RML front-row lock out -          All six RML-built Cruzes continue to dominate the top ten SONOMA [USA] – Saturday 7 September 2013:  Tom Chilton has claimed his maiden WTCC pole position in today’s FIA World Touring Car Championship session in a storming last gasp flyer. Just seconds before the chequered flag fell, Muller had looked set to claim his...   > More
RML Congratulates 333 Racing Team in Chengdu Dominance
-          Shanghai VW 333 Racing Team competes in the Chinese Touring Car Championship (CTCC) -          RML, contracted by Gusto Technik to provide the official CTCC chassis design, continues on-event engineering support programme -          Rui Wang, Han Han Huayang Gao lead the team to a 1-2-3 following positive testing programme -          Currently second in the Manufacturers’ championship, the team have now closed in to within 4 points of the leaders   Chengdu Goldenport Circuit [CHINA] – Sunday 25 August 2013:  Having dominated the fifth round...   > More
Following the recent announcement of Yvan Muller’s move to Citroën for the 2014 FIA WTCC season, RML Group would like to personally thank him for the four incredibly successful seasons spent together as a World Championship leading team. Since joining the Wellingborough-based (UK) outfit in 2010, Yvan has delivered back-to-back World Championship titles in 2010 2011 and finished a very close runner up to team-mate, Rob Huff, last year.  Now the all-time record holder for race wins, pole positions, fastest...   > More
Yvan Muller Extends Championship Lead as Paddock Applauds Argentina
- Muller has further extended his lead to 312 points with a commanding lights to flag finish in  opening   race - Trouble at the start for Chilton sees the Briton battle his way back to the podium in race one - Race two ends in disappointment for RML team-mates, but duo vow to fight back in the USA - Thumbs up from the drivers on their first excursion to the exciting Autodromo de Rio Hondo Termas de Rio Hondo [Argentina] - Sunday 4 August: ...   > More
Argentina Welcomes FIA WTCC For Inaugural Event
-          FIA WTCC heads to new venue for Rounds 15 16 in Rio Hondo, Argentina -          Championship leader, Yvan Muller, targeting podium success but issues caution on tyre-wear -          Tom Chilton keen to compete on challenging track welcomes new circuit excitement -          High-speed track with enthralling mix of fast sweeping tight twisty corners sure to entertain Termas de Rio Hondo [Argentina] – Thursday 1 August 2013:  Following a five-week break since the European season reached its finale in Porto, the FIA...   > More
  -          Yvan Muller Tom Chilton continue dominant form in race 1 for the team’s second 1-2 result of the year -          Victory propels Yvan into a 122 points’ lead in the championship standing -          More points for Chilton as the Briton dedicates podium to his new son -          RML Cruzes a force to be reckoned with as customer teams celebrate multiple success PORTO [Portugal] – Sunday 30 June:  Championship leader Yvan Muller has further extended his lead to a huge 282 points as the...   > More
-   Yvan Muller streets ahead in Porto, securing his 5th pole of the year (18th career) with a new lap record -   Tom Chilton ensures RML front row take over, lining up P2 for tomorrow’s first race equalling his best qualifying performance of the year PORTO [Portugal] – Saturday 29 June:  RML’s Yvan Muller and Tom Chilton have today staged the perfect qualifying performance as the Frenchman claimed his 5th pole of the season and will be joined for the first of...   > More
WTCC Returns to the Streets of Porto for European Finale
-          New father Tom Chilton targeting top results on first visit to the track -          Yvan Muller looking to emulate Chevrolet’s previous success in downtown Boavista -          The final round of the European season reaches its climax this weekend, next stop Argentina PORTO [Portugal] – Thursday 27 June:  The FIA World Touring Car Championship resumes this weekend in the beautiful coastal setting of Porto, Portugal’s second largest city. A firm favourite on the calendar, the Race of Portugal has been hosted by various venues...   > More
*Yvan Muller has further extended his championship lead over nearest rival, Gabriele Tarquini to 246  points *Double-points finish for Tom Chilton as the Briton revels in fine racing rivalry with championship protagonists *Action, thrills spills aplenty for Moscow Raceway's huge crowds - the FIA WTCC does not disappoint on its first visit! MOSCOW [Russia] - Sunday 9 June 2013:  Yvan Muller reigns supreme havng further stretched his championship lead over Gabriele Tarquini by an impressive 113 points, adding a second place to...   > More
- Muller lays down the gauntlet in tricky conditions as the Frenchman snares pole before the rain sets in - Frustration for team-mate Chilton who lines up 12th on the grid, unable to equalise his earlier Q1 pace   as rain slows the pack - RML team targeting the podium celebrations with Lukoil on home soil. MOSCOW [Russia] - Saturday 8 June 2013:  Triple World Champion, Yvan Muller will start from pole position for tomorrow's inaugural race of the FIA World Touring Car...   > More
RML Ready to Impress at Moscow Raceway
-      The inaugural FIA World Touring Car Championship Race of Russia takes place this weekend at the Moscow Raceway -      RML is well prepared for its first visit to the track, with high hopes of a strong performance on home soil for partner, Lukoil -      Time in the simulator has proven fruitful for Tom Chilton as he approaches the weekend with optimism and intrigue MOSCOW [Russia] – Wednesday 5 June:  Located 97km West of Moscow in the Volokolamsky District, the newly-built Moscow Raceway welcomes...   > More
RML consolidates Championships position in adversity
- Muller shows his class to score 2 podiums - Chilton excels in Race 1 but luck runs out in Race 2 - RML overcomes grid penalties to score valuable points. After the unfortunate and unprecedented events of qualifying which saw no fewer than 12 cars penalised, RML stars Yvan Muller and Tom Chilton defied the odds and the competition to finish 3rd and 7th from grids 13 and 15 respectively in race 1 and in the case of Muller, to score a...   > More
RML Dominates on Track as Chaos Reigns off Track
- Muller and Chilton lock out front row - 13 drivers subsequently penalised from Q1 and Q2 - Indiscretions Reshuffled grid ensures a challenging day tomorrow for RML On a day of unprecedented drama among the stunning Austrian scenery, RML team mates Yvan Muller and Tom Chilton drove superbly to qualify on Pole and P2 respectively for round 9 or the 2013 World Touring Car Championship. The red and white Aon and Lukoil branded Cruzes dominated the morning practice sessions and carried that performance...   > More
RML Duo Ready For Salzburg Showdown
SALZBURG [Austria] – Thursday 16th May 2013:  Austria plays host to the next rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, with the series returning to the stunning scenery of the Salzburgring for only its second visit. Opened in 1968, the relatively simple track set deep within beautiful alpine valley may conjure up images of serene, sleepy countryside but looking beyond the snow-covered mountain backdrop, the Salzburgring is a fearsome track with two long, fast straights linked by the high-speed sweeping...   > More
Third Win of the Year for Muller as Chilton Strengthens Championship Points
-          Yvan Muller claims 33rd career win -          Double-points finish for both drivers -          Chilton happy with achieved objectives HUNGARORING [Budapest] – Sunday 5 May 2013:  Yvan Muller has extended his lead in the FIA World Touring Car Championship over nearest rival, Gabriele Tarquini with a lights to flag lead in race one and further points in race two. A perfect start by the Frenchman in the day’s opening race kept the Lukoil-backed triple champion clean ahead as contact befell several of the...   > More
Elated Muller Storms into Pole Position!
-          Yvan Muller banks 16th career pole smashes 2012 record -          Chilton left frustrated, but vows to fight back -          Team happy with qualifying pace eyes further success in Hungary HUNGARORING [Budapest] – Saturday 4 May 2013:  A jubilant Yvan Muller has stormed into pole position for tomorrow’s first of two races, brandishing his blistering lap as ‘the best of the year.’ The RML Cruzes looked to have serious pace during the morning’s free practice, but the ever-present threat of the Hondas...   > More
RML Duo Raring to go in Budapest
-          Yvan Muller excites in annual Budapest Street Parade -          Tom Chilton meets the media in championship promotion ahead of this weekend -          RML hoping history repeats on a strong track for the Cruze Yvan Muller will be looking to add to his championship leading points tally this weekend as the team head to the infamous Hungaroring circuit, sited just 20km from the beautiful city of Budapest and home to local FIA World Touring Car Championship local hero, Norbert Michelisz. The short turnaround following...   > More
Muller Retains Championship Lead As Rivals Close In
-          Muller steals a podium retains the championship lead -          Chilton struggles with set up but recovers in the points after dismal morning session -          RML Cruzes just keep ahead of the Hondas as championship battle heats up SLOVAKIARING (Slovakia) – Sunday 28 April:  Today proved to be an eventful one for the RML Group as Tom Chilton’s comments following yesterday’s qualifying session might have echoed through the garage – ‘a day of highs and lows’ – but despite a difficult start...   > More
Best of the Rest in Slovakia for Yvan Muller and Tom Chilton
-          Muller Chilton qualify 4th 5th in halted session -          Honda takes 1-2 advantage, but RML Cruzes ready to pounce -          Consistent points-finishes are ‘key’  SLOVAKIARING (Slovakia) – Saturday 27 April:  Yvan Muller and Tom Chilton have qualified 4th and 5th ahead of tomorrow’s opening race but despite missing out on the front row, the RML teammates have it all to play for. A first lap incident involving Daryl O’Young’s BMW brought proceedings to a halt under the red flag whilst extensive...   > More
-          FIA WTCC returns to the Slovakiaring for its second visit on 27-28 April -          Muller aims for a maiden victory in Slovakia -          Chilton focussed on maximum points finishes   SLOVAKIARING (Slovakia) – Monday 22nd April:  The FIA World Touring Car Championship returns to Europe this weekend, visiting the Slovakiaring for the second time ahead of the series’ double-header with the infamous F1 circuit, Hungaroring, Budapest, in just a few days time. Located just 40km East of Bratislava, the demanding and technically-challenging track...   > More
  -          Muller Chilton finish on a high with another podium finish -          Muller extends championship lead points -          RML-built Chevrolet Cruze wins race one as Muller Chilton swap fastest laps Marrakech (Morocco) – Sunday 7th April:  In a weekend packed with drama, tension and in some cases, carnage, Yvan Muller and Tom Chilton have returned to the podium in round four of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in the stunning backdrop of the Atlas mountains. Despite a difficult qualifying session...   > More
-          Chilton had looked set to steal pole with fastest first second sector times -          Blocked on the final run means Muller qualifies 3rd, Chilton 5th as Tarquini takes pole position -          A silver lining as RML designed and built Cruzes qualify in positions 2 through to 7 MARRAKECH (Morocco) – Saturday 6th April:  Yvan Muller and Tom Chilton have qualified 3rd and 5th for the first of tomorrow’s two races but both drivers were left frustrated for what might have...   > More
-          Rounds 3 4 of the FIA WTCC take place just outside the ancient Red City this weekend -          Muller motivated for more podium success -          Chilton targeting further success on challenging track MARRAKECH (Morocco) – Thursday 4th April:  Rounds 3 4 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship take place this weekend at the Circuit Moulay al Hassan, Morocco on 6th 7th April. It’s the fourth time the African street circuit, sited on the southern outskirts of Marrakech, has hosted...   > More
  -        2013 season kicks of triumphantly with double victory first 1-2 of the year -        Muller leads the drivers’ championship with 55 points and Chilton second on 32 -        RML eclipses BMW in the all-time records   MONZA (Italy) – Sunday 24th March:  A double victory, a double points finish in both races and the team’s first 1-2 of the year has propelled RML to the top of the championship standings and given the team much to celebrate in the FIA...   > More
-          Muller Chilton deliver first RML 1-2 in qualifying for opening race -          Muller rewrites history with blistering lap record of 1:56.486 -          RML team-mates display flawless qualifying performance amidst hectic session MONZA (Italy) – Saturday 23rd March:  Yvan Muller and Tom Chilton have stormed ahead to claim RML Group’s first 1-2 of the 2013 season in today’s qualifying session at Monza, with Muller on pole and Chilton sharing the front row of the grid for the first of tomorrow’s two races. Amidst...   > More
-          Lukoil and AON announced as official partners -          New livery revealed at FIA WTCC Media day – Turin, Italy -          Title defence  kicks off this weekend at Monza TURIN (Italy) – Wednesday 20th March:  RML has officially unveiled the privately-entered Chevrolet Cruzes at the FIA Media event in Italy, Turin, proudly presenting  key partners Lukoil and AON.  These exciting new partnerships, showcased in a striking red, white and grey livery, mark a new era for RML in WTCC. Lukoil, already a familiar brand...   > More
  - Reigning World Champions aiming to defend title - Exciting new driver line up with RML’s double World Champion driver being joined by British star Tom Chilton - RML running existing Chevrolet Cruzes as Independents WELLINGBOROUGH (UK): RML Group has today announced the team will be making a much anticipated return to the FIA World Touring Car Championship to defend its current status as reigning World Champions. Although this is the first time that RML will contest two Chevrolet Cruzes as an Independent, there...   > More
Celebrating Eight Years of Achievement - RML & Chevrolet
Zürich, 18 December 2012: Chevrolet is commemorating eight successful years of racing with a highlights reel reliving the emotions, joy, pain, tears and celebrations that marked the tortuous climb to the summit of the world’s top touring car series. The video highlights the journey taken by the Chevrolet team from the inception of the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in 2005, with the Chevrolet Lacetti more than two seconds behind pole position, to the brand’s last race in Macau in November...   > More
Chevrolet Receives Awards at FIA Gala
ZURICH – ISTANBUL, 8 December 2012: Chevrolet yesterday celebrated a successful 2012 World Touring Car Championship season, receiving the Manufacturers’ World Champion trophy – the third in a row – at the FIA Prize Giving Gala ceremony in Istanbul. Rob Huff received his trophy as Drivers’ World Champion, having preceded his Chevrolet teammates Alain Menu and Yvan Muller, who came in second and third respectively and completed a clean sweep for the boys in blue. This was the second year running that...   > More
The 2012 Autosport Awards, the motorsport industry’s ‘Oscars’ held last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane, provided a night of delight for Nissan when the Nissan DeltaWing received the award for Pioneering and Innovation.

The Nissan DeltaWing has grabbed headlines, turned heads, and divided opinions wherever it has gone. For Nissan, a company known for delivering innovation that excites, this project has gathered great momentum throughout the season, providing excitement for fans of motorsport but has also...   > More
On Monday the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) awarded Rob Huff his second successive Gold Star award in recognition of his hard fought 2012 victory for the RML-managed Chevrolet FIA World Touring Car team. Devised in 1928 as recognition of a member’s outstanding performance over the course of a year, the exclusive BRDC Gold Star has included recipients such as Sir Stirling Moss OBE, Mike Hawthorn and Jim Clark. Huff dramatically sealed the championship at the final round in Macau against his...   > More
RML celebrates triple success in the 2012 FIA WTCC
On Sunday Rob Huff sealed the FIA 2012 World Touring Car Drivers’ Championship at Macau in a hard fought final round against his RML team mates Alain Menu and Yvann Muller.  This is the third consecutive WTCC Drivers’ Championship that RML has won together with the third consecutive WTCC Manufacturers’ Championship for Chevrolet, which was secured two rounds previously in Japan. In the process RML set another record for Chevrolet for 2012, being the first constructor in the WTCC to pass...   > More
Mission accomplished! The Nissan DeltaWing had one goal entering its North American debut at Petit Le Mans - score a race finish. The team not only completed the 1000 mile journey at Road Atlanta today, but American Gunnar Jeannette and Spaniard Lucas Ordoñez demonstrated stunning pace throughout the race to finish fifth in the endurance classic. Running unclassified as an invitational entry for the final round of the American Le Mans Series, the Nissan DeltaWing team were forced to start off the back of...   > More
Ray Mallock predicts "The Drivers’ Championship will go right down to the wire with three of the best Touring Car drivers in the world fighting for the title." Triple podium spot for Chevrolet and RML in Suzuka, Japan Yvan Muller and Rob Huff now tied 1st / 2nd in Drivers’ Championship with two events remaining  Teammate Alain Menu is the only other driver who can win the championship  Wellingborough, 22 October 2012: RML secured its third successive FIA World Touring Car Manufacturers Championship at Suzuka...   > More
Another triple podium for Chevrolet in Japan
SUZUKA, 21 October 2012: Chevrolet celebrated its third consecutive Manufacturers’ title victory in the best possible way by taking another 1-2-3 win in Race 1 in Suzuka today. All three Chevrolet drivers finished Race 2 in the points, with the results of the first leg of the WTCC Asian tour seeing Yvan Muller and Rob Huff still heading the Drivers’ standings on equal points – 345 – and Alain Menu gaining 10 points on his teammates to climb to 307. In Race...   > More
Chevrolet claims two wins in US
SONOMA, 23 September 2012: Chevrolet won both races in the first ever WTCC event in the USA. Yvan Muller and Rob Huff won a race each and are now tied on points in the Drivers’ championship. Muller and Huff completed a one-two success in Race 1 after Alain Menu was forced out of the lead by technical problems, sustained after contact with Gabriele Tarquini at the start of the race. Huff won Race 2 after a drive through penalty dashed Mullers...   > More
Triple and double wins for the Cruzes in Brazil
Chevrolet posted another great result in the WTCC championship, winning both races and claiming five of six podium places in Curitiba, Brazil, on Sunday. Yvan Muller, Alain Menu and Rob Huff signed off the sixth triple win of the year in Race 1, while Huff and Menu made it a 1-2 in Race 2, with Yvan finishing 4th. The Bamboo Engineering Cruzes confirmed the excellent results in qualifying, taking 5th and 6th in Race 1 with Michel Nykjr and Alex...   > More
Third 1-2-3 win for Chevrolet in Budapest
The Chevrolet Cruzes claimed their third 1-2-3 win of the season in Budapest as Yvan Muller, Rob Huff and Alain Menu dominated the first race in front of a huge crowd at a warm and sunny Hungaroring. Chevrolet managed another podium finish in Race 2 with Alain Menu finishing 2nd after a brilliant race. In Race 1, the three RML run Cruzes started from the front of the grid and never looked back. Tarquini tried to pass Huff and Muller on the...   > More
Another Double for the Cruzes in Valencia
It was an excellent weekend for Chevrolet in sunny Valencia as the Cruzes won both races in the second round of the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC): Yvan Muller dominated Race 1 and Alain Menu took an action-packed Race 2 after a thrilling final fight. With Rob Huff finishing 4th and 6th respectively, and the three RML-run Cruzes scoring points in both races, it was a very positive journey to Spain for the team, which has extended its lead in both...   > More
WTCC Cruzes Dominate at Monza
The Cruzes had the best possible start of the 2012 season in Monza, dominating both races and claiming five of the six podium places. Reigning World Champion Yvan Muller won both races with Rob Huff completing the 1-2 in Race 1 while Alain Menu and Rob Huff finished second and third respectively in Race 2 to ensure a 1-2-3 finish. It was a lively first couple of laps in Race 1, with the three RML-run Cruzes fighting against poleman Gabriele Tarquini. Yvan...   > More
RML’s Chief Engine Engineer, Arnaud Martin has been awarded the much-coveted ‘Race Engine Designer of the Year’ in a night of celebration during the RACE TECH World Motorsport Symposium. Arnaud, head of engine design at RML, the leading team that runs the Chevrolet Cruzes in the World Touring Car Championship, produced an entirely new 1.6 litre engine from a clean sheet of paper. While the blue and white cars picked up 21 wins in 25 races, claimed the pole position at...   > More
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