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Corsa VXR Seats For Sale


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For Sale a set of factory half-leather seats from a Corsa VXR.

Included are both Front Recaro Seats and the Rear seat bench and back.

They are in ‘as new’ condition, and have seen very little use, as can be seen from the pictures.

Price: £SOLD
For more information please contact Jon on 01692 404313 or email jon [@] courtenaysport.co.uk (removing the spaces and using @ instead of [@])

Corsa VXR Seats

Corsa VXR Seats

Corsa VXR Front Driver Seat

Corsa VXR Front Driver Seat

Corsa VXR Front Passenger Seat

Corsa VXR Front Passenger Seat

Corsa VXR Rear Seats

Corsa VXR Rear Seats

Standard Astra GTC VXR Power Run

Courtenay Sport, as part of our development and testing, have run the new Astra GTC VXR on our Dynojet Rolling Road. This car is standard, and has been run as a benchmark. Mapping details will be released soon, along with full details of the 76mm performance exhaust system and intercooler.


Standard Astra GTC VXR Power Run on our Rolling Road

Production Touring Car – Rockingham Race Report

Rockingham :: :: September 1st and 2nd

Caudle, Wallbank and Churchill share the wins to keep the pressure on Championship leader Duckman.

There were three different winners at Rockingham. While Luke Caudle’s Seat took the opener to keep the pressure on championship leader Gary Duckman, former Champions Martin Wallbank and Adrian Churchill, in the Courtenay Sport backed Focus RS, both made winning returns to the championship.

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Focus RS Race Debut

Courtenay Sport Focus RS
Courtenay Sport Focus RS

The Production Touring Car Trophy championship held at Rockingham Motor Speedway over the weekend of September 1st and 2nd saw the race debut of the Courtenay Sport backed Focus RS, driven by 2010 and 2011 champion Adrian Churchill.

Built to a high standard by Mardi Gras Motorsport, the car features fully adjustable KW suspension, Alcon brakes and a bespoke race exhaust system from Milltek Sport, with final prep work and pre-season mapping carried out by Courtenay Sport.

After getting the car competitive during summer testing, but with no race data to draw upon, the Courtenay Sport backed car qualified in fourth place for its first race, in a highly competitive field. The race results for the weekend were a respectable fourth place in the first race, a non finish after contact from a competitor caused suspension damage and the car had to retire in the second race, and in the third and final race starting from the back of the grid (due to the non finish in race two) Adrian battled hard and came through the field to take the car to its maiden win.

Additional testing and development will be carried out over the coming months, with focus particularly on the chassis and set up.

A fantastic weekend all round and massive congratulations to the whole team, Adrian and to the team backers and sponsors.

Astra J VXR Development News

Courtenay Sport are pleased to announce that the new Astra J VXR exhaust development is under way as we type.

Following the success of the Piper 3” Astra H VXR system we have once again teamed up with Piper exhausts for this development.

The system will be a full 3” with single or twin silencer options, both tuned to give a sporty sound. More details and pictures to follow soon.

Lid Lifted On ‘Cascada’: First Mid-Size Vauxhall Convertible Since 1930s


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Vauxhall Cascada

Vauxhall Cascada

EMBARGO: 9.00AM, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH

    >>> First official teaser pics reveal classic lines and mid-size, four-seat body
    >>> First Vauxhall-designed and built mid-sized convertible to be launched post-war
    >>> Move from compact-sized cabrio class; body longer than Audi A5 Convertible

Luton – Vauxhall today revealed the name and first teaser shots of the first new mid-size convertible built and designed by the company for more than 70 years.

Called Cascada, the model is 4.7 metres in length – more than 70mm longer than Audi’s A5 Convertible – with a full-size fabric roof, giving the car a classy and elegant profile, seen in the two official images. The roof can be opened or closed at the touch of a button, even when the car is moving at up to 30mph.
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Production Touring Cars Update

With Joe Girling taking a mid season break from racing, the Courtenay Sport Astra VXR that we ran for Joe was in the hands of Jake Giddings for the Snetterton, Thruxton and Rockingham rounds.

On his debut at Snetterton, Clio Cup racer Giddings, placed with three third place podium finishes over the weekend. A fantastic start in this series.

Two weeks later, Thruxton saw Giddings take another third place and his maiden win in the championship in the final race of the weekend. Sadly the first race was a non finish due to a driveshaft failure.

Rockingham also saw a third and a fourth place over the weekend, and another non finish due to a coming together with another car.

The Courtenay Sport Blog


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