Monthly Archives: July 2017

Formula E – Di Grassi Takes Title, Changes Ahead For Seasons 4 & 5

July 31st, 2017|

Lucas di Grassi took Formula E driver’s title for 2016-17 in a dramatic conclusion to the third season of the world’s first all-electric racing series. Third and second in the previous seasons, the  ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport driver took pole position for race 1 of the final meeting in Montreal before leading every lap [...]

Stars Return To Defend Jenson Button Trust Triathlon Titles

July 26th, 2017|

Emma Pallant and Ben Dijkstra both successfully defended their titles as the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon returned to Derby’s Markeaton Park for a third year. The event attracted hundreds of athletes, from elite stars to novices, who relished the opportunity to race alongside Jenson Button, the 2009 Formula 1 World [...]

Thousands Of Visitors To Poppies In Derby

July 24th, 2017|

VISITORS FLOCK TO CITY FROM ACROSS THE NATION Thousands of people took the opportunity to visit the iconic Poppies: Weeping Window sculpture at Derby Silk Mill during its stay in the city. An astonishing 82,000 were thought to have seen the poppies in the first two weeks and 138,311 visitors were recorded during the [...]

Gibson Creates History At Le Mans

July 18th, 2017|

The 24 Hours of Le Mans. For nearly a century this has been the ultimate test for man and machine in motor sport and thousands of Brits make the annual pilgrimage to the circuit where Bentley and Jaguar became legends. The leading class of cars, LMP1, are a showcase for the very latest technology [...]