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WRC Master Loeb Returns to Top Step

Things can very quickly change in the world of the WRC and as the series visited the shores of Spain for the penultimate round of 2018 (25-28 October), the pendulum had swung yet again. After a run of three victories in Finland, Germany and Turkey, Ott Tanak had been on course to be championship favourite in the final few rounds, but after dominating Rally GB, a broken radiator on the Saturday left (more…)

Wood’s demise is Bourne’s gain in Pickups

With the sad news that the Rockingham venue is closing its doors at the end of the 2018 season, there has been a lot of focus lately on the UK Pickup Truck Racing Championship. As the only championship to use the Oval as part of their calendar, every other venue is considered a “Road course”, replicating their US counterparts. This was the case on the 9 September 2018 as the championship visited Snetterton (more…)

JCW Title nearly in the Hands of Whorton-Eales

For the penultimate round of the 2018 Mini Challenge JCW championship, the season returned to Brands Hatch, a few weeks after supporting the DTM earlier in the month, however this time it was headlining the Mini Festival on the Indy circuit. The driver to beat after a string of victories was JamSport’s Ant Whorton-Eales, coming into the penultimate round with 525 points. After a year in the Dunlop (more…)

Honours Shared in FIA Euro F3 at Silverstone

For most young drivers their ambition in Motorsport is to make it to Formula 1 and the FIA European Formula 3 (F3) championship has been a great place for drivers to show their talents in front of large crowds and to teams backed by the likes of Red Bull, Renault, Mercedes and Ferrari. Since its inaugural season in 2012 the championship has regularly produced some of the best drivers in Motorsport (more…)

DTM UK Return is Historic at Brands

The long awaited return was finally over on the 11th and 12th August as Brands Hatch was booming again to the sights and sounds of Audi, Mercedes and BMW. Yes, the DTM was back in the UK after a five year absence and in a year where Mercedes are staying a farewell and venturing towards Formula E, Brands Hatch would spice up the entertainment by throwing the prestigious heavyweights of the German touring (more…)

R1 Celebration ends with Yamaha BSB Double

The Brands Hatch GP circuit was the latest venue for the 2018 British Superbikes Championship (BSB) over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd July, with this event being recognised as a celebration of the Yamaha R1. The R1 over the years has become a popular production bike for the road and race track, especially with history of wins/championships in the World Superbikes paddock, BSB with Tommy Hill (2011) (more…)

MG Double for Ross at Donny

In the UK there have been many Motorsport Clubs that have come and gone, but one continues to grow from strength to strength. The MG Car Club has been around for a number of years and throughout has shown entertaining racing in every form of vehicle that the manufacture has produced. Currently racing across the UK with seven championships ranging from classic to modern day machinery, one championship (more…)

WRX headlines first Speedmachine Festival

For the first ever Speedmachine Festival in the UK, the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) obtained a capacity grid for what would be round four of the 2018 season. The championship is normally made up of fifteen permanent drivers from different teams but the Silverstone round attracted ten additional drivers, looking to create history as the first international RX winner of the new WRX British (more…)

Eriksson has the Speed to win RX2 at Silverstone

The Speedmachine Festival at Silverstone over the late May Bank Holiday weekend was going to be history making for many reasons, as first ever International World Championship RX event at the new circuit, the debut of the brand new American Rallycross Championship (ARX) and lastly an opportunity for the future stars to shine in RX2. Since being launched as the main stepping stone into the World Rallycross (more…)

Nicholls In Control of MX1 After Canada Heights

The British weather has unfortunately been unkind to the Maxxis British Motocross Championship in 2018 as after the cancellation of Lyng in early March, the competitors had to suffer horrendous conditions at Culham Moto Park on 1st April 2018. With Culham becoming the opening round of the championship, this meant Canada Heights would take the slot of round two in what would be much warmer April conditions. (more…)