Stars come out for new Glas­gow street event

Motor Sport News - - Sporting Scene -

Ral­ly­cross drivers Tommy Rus­tad and Andy Scott will join for­mer F1 stars David Coulthard and Mark Web­ber at the in­au­gu­ral Ig­ni­tion Fes­ti­val of Motoring in Glas­gow this week­end.

Rus­tad and Scott will drive Al­batec Rac­ing’s Peu­geot 208 Su­per­cars in live demon­stra­tions, while Coulthard will drive a Red Bull RB7 and Jimmy Mcrae will drive an ex-colin Mcrae Subaru.

Web­ber will speak on stage along­side the street cir­cuit on the roads around the SECC and SSE Hy­dro Arena.

Bri­tish Tour­ing Car cham­pion Gor­don Shed­den will also at­tend ahead of his home round at Knock­hill the fol­low­ing week­end. “I am very much look­ing for­ward to pitch­ing our ral­ly­cross Su­per­cars against F1 and rally cars at this most prestigious event on the Scot­tish cal­en­dar,” said Andy Scott.

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