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Renault Clio Racing

They call it the “sportiest of compacts.” The Renault Clio V6 is one car you could wish to die for. It is a miss for the American roads. The Renault Clio Cup is a one-make racing series managed by the Renault sports division. They use the Renault Clio cars. And what’s more, it includes 14 national championships and one International Cup.

Clio Racing Renault

The new Clio Cup Racer in its debut season in 2007 gave all an exciting race, true to the spirit for which it has been the latest buzz of the town. Eventually, Martin Byford clinched the title at the final ace meeting of the season. The event attracted a record crowd of 1, 35,000 in UK during the course of the weekend.

Renault Clio Racing

In 2008, the organizers have planned to limit the championship to 36 registrations unlike 38 in the earlier year. This will help them to revert the competition to the traditional timed qualifying. The biggest crowd puller includes various other championships like Copa Renault Clio Espana, Renault Sport Clio Cup Belgium, Renault Sport Clio International Cup, Dacia Logan Cup, Renault Clio V6 Cup and Renault Super Clio Cup Brazil (since 2006). The organizers have also roped in the BTCC favorites Jason Plato and Tom Onslow-Cole This euphoria is boosted with the all-new-looks Clio Cup Race, a 2.0-liter, 205 hp joining the tracks. The car has been already declared a hit in UK.

Wondering how you can improve a perfect car? They are using the world’s best aftermarket parts and that too from the best manufacturers of the world. It is Renault Sport’s most successful Clio Cup Racer so far. The organizers also plan to hold the tenth event of the year alongside the UK leg of World Series of Renault. The tour plans to include the biggies including the World Touring Car Champion Andy Priaulx.

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