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Historic Formula ONE Returns to Brands Hatch

As a circuit which will always be remembered for hosting the British and European Grand Prix from 1964 to the late 1980s, fans were taken back to the 70s and 80s, thanks to the annual Masters Historic Festival on the 22nd and 23rd August 2020. Headlined by the FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship, F1 machinery from the 1970s/80s returned to the Grand Prix track one more time. In the history (more…)

Dorlin Double in Opening Porsche Sprint Challenge Weekend

2020 has unfortunately been a difficult year for everyone across the globe after the COVID-19 pandemic, but as Government restrictions slowly lifted, Motorsport in England resumed in the month of July. Unfortunately, the impact of COVID-19 had been hard on everyone, but with determination from many, Snetterton on the 11th and 12th July 2020 saw a new championship launched. Over the winter of 2019, (more…)

Q&A with Ryan Faulconbridge

Ahead of the 2020 circuit season, we at Collierhousehold Motorsport joined on as a sponsor/media partner to young driver Ryan Faulconbridge, to provide photography and media services, as he makes his debut in the Mini Challenge. In recent seasons Ryan raced a Fiesta in the BRSCC Fiesta Championship where we have supported him before, but now Ryan had stepped up the racing ladder after signing with (more…)

MSN Rally Entertains at Donington for Season Finale

The 15th March 2020 was the date for the conclusion of the MSN/Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship season 2019-2020, but it was also the starting date for the Donington Park season calendar. Whilst Coronavirus/COVID-19 has caused turmoil across the globe, the LDV Donington Stage Rally luckily was on, with an attractive line-up in each of the categories. Donington Park was converted into seven (more…)

Cambrian Rally gets BRC underway for 2020

The 65th running of the Cambrian Rally took place on the 8 February 2020 in the Welsh Forests, incorporating many sections from the 2019 Rally GB route. Crews from the BTRDA and BRC series would compete over seven stages, laid out in the Conwy Valley around the Betws y Coed area and Llandudno town centre. The running of the event would see the Saturday split into two halves, with runs through the forests (more…)

Chadwick Secures Inaugural W Series Title on Home Soil

A topic of conversation throughout the Motorsport world in 2019, which has been hotly debated, was the launch of the all-female championship, W Series. Argued whether it was good for the sport or whether it’s sexist to segregate women from the men, the opening series has been very successful for promoting talents of women in Motorsport. As the series reached its conclusion at Brands Hatch as part of (more…)

Ferrari Challenge UK Visits Snetterton for 1st Time

After many years being a superb series across the world for Ferrari enthusiasts, the UK edition of Ferrari Challenge was launched for the first time in 2019 with twenty drivers taking to the 488 model for a four-round calendar. The new one make series would get underway at Brands Hatch on the 18-19th May and was a roaring success, as a mix of drivers tackled the 670hp 3.9-litre V8 488 around the Indy (more…)

Mixed Conditions for JCW Visit to Snetterton

The 2019 season for the Mini Challenge JCW championship would likely see records broken and one of their most competitive years to date, as ahead of a move to the TOCA package in support of the BTCC in 2020, a grid of thirty-three were signed up, featuring emerging talent and plenty of experience. The opening round of the season took place at Oulton Park over the Easter Weekend and as the season approached (more…)

Closed Road Corbeau Seats Rally Again a Success in Clacton Area

12 months ago the East Anglia region became famous in the Motorsport calendar as the first event in England to benefit from the new “Closed Roads” Legislation and with that, the Corbeau Seats Tendering and Clacton Rally was born. Bringing rallying back to the East Anglia region was a major success and backed by the MSA/Motorsport UK, a crowd of 6,000 was out in force to enjoy the sights and sounds (more…)

Legends Cars Open 25th Anniversary with a Thriller

Celebrating Twenty-five years as one of UK’s greatest national racing championships, the Legends Cars supported by MRF Tyres got underway for 2019 in some style around the 1.2-mile Brands Hatch Indy circuit on the Easter Weekend. Sunday 21st April would play host to round one, with round two commencing on the Bank Holiday Monday. Conditions couldn’t have been any better for the season opener and to (more…)