This month, ROAD magazine stretches from the icy tundra of Lapland – ice driving with four-times WRC Champion, Juha Kankkunen in supercars – to the humid Far East – VW Scirocco R-Cup racing in Shanghai – and then on to the dry deserts of Las Vegas – for the 2011 SEMA show.

We’ve also got our first piece from, on the uber-cool Fiat 500 Gucci. And we introduce new Road eco-road tester & TV presenter, Gemma Scott, covering the new Motorsport UK show.

Gemma ScottTV presenter Gemma Scott joins the ROAD contributors this month.

Her fellow TV presenter, Neil Cole (ex-Dave’s WRC Dude), will also be writing a Motorsport column for us soon, so stay tuned, as stars from TV grace us with their presence, wit and wisdom.

Ashley Van DykeAshley Van Dyke visits China for the VW Scirocco R-Cup.

Meanwhile, our lovely ROAD USA correspondent, Ashley Van Dyke continues to write her fab pieces for us: This month, all the way from Shanghai, at the thrilling VW Scirocco R-Cup. Also from across the pond, Las Vegas, we have a SEMA 2011 review from ROAD buddy, Andy Robinson.

SEMA 2011Las Vegas’ SEMA show is always a big event and this year was no exception – Andy Robinson reports.

It’s a packed issue. PLUS… don’t forget the exclusive ROAD offer to get 10% off the Ultimate GT ice driving courses with Juha, plus a signed copy of his book.

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