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Truck Season ends with Fireworks

There would be fireworks on and off the track for the British Truck Racing Championship season finale as the BTRC rolled into Brands Hatch on the 4th and 5th November 2017. A speculator season had yet again seen the five-tonne machines go to war and with Division 2 concluded at Pembrey; attention was firmly on Division 1 and the battle between reigning champion Ryan Smith and ten times champion Stuart (more…)

WRC History Made in Wales

The Forests are alive with the sound of…. No not Music, engines. That’s right, engines! Every October the Welsh landscape and forests come alive to the thrills, spills and noise of the WRC – The World Rally Championship. The penultimate round of the 2017 season was the 73rd running of Dayinsure Rally GB and would potentially see the conclusion of an immense title challenge, headlined by reining multiple (more…)

GB Host Muddiest Motocross MXoN Festival

Most of the Motocross championships across the globe had now come to an end but at Matterley Basin on the 30th September and 1st October 2017, thirty-eight countries lined up to compete for the Chamberlain Trophy and the French were looking for their fourth consecutive Motocross Des Nations crown after recent victories in 2014 (Kegums Latvia), 2015 (Ernee France) and completing a treble in 2016 at (more…)

Can the Pirates tame the Lions

On Wednesday 21st June, the Dorset coast town of Poole was singing to the tune of speedway as the multiple champions, the Pirates, were in Premiership action. The opposition for Wednesday’s meeting was the Leicester Lions and the Lions were heading south targeting points, as the Lions sat bottom of the Premiership table. Even though the season wasn’t going to plan for the Lions so far, a draw over (more…)

Thompson & Witts Share VW Honours in Norfolk

The Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup has always been one of the most popular one makes series in the country and yet again a competitive line up of Golfs, Polos and Sciroccos were ready to do battle on some of the country’s best racing circuits. This time though the grid would see a shake-up in 2017 in terms of machinery as two impressive Audi TTs from the VAG brand were entered by SwanFlight for (more…)

SR1 Cup for 2017 underway at Brands

In its fifth season since being launched as the entry level for the manufacture Radical Sportscars, the SR1 Cup continues to grow from strength to strength, attracting decent grids and producing some fantastic racing, all in identical lightweight and quick prototypes. With drivers from all backgrounds taking part in a calendar of four races, the 2017 season would get underway at Brands Hatch on the (more…)

Former Team-Mates share the TCR Spa wins

Launched back in 2014 as the next big touring cars series and described as a cost-effective spin off to the WTCC (World Touring Car Championship), the TCR International Series created by Marcello Lotti has boomed and boomed. Now into its third season in 2017, TCR has grown in popularity and after attracting 20+ cars for the new season, the formula continues to spread across the globe, with 15 national (more…)

Formula V8 Honours for Fittipaldi

After the loss of Renault at the end of 2015, the Formula V8 3.5 went it alone and for 2017, the FIA approved the title of World Series and therefore the World Series Formula V8 3.5 is born, promoted by RPM Racing. As one of the top level single seater championship across the globe paving a way to either Formula 1 or Sportscars, the 2017 season got underway in support of the FIA World Endurance Championship (more…)

The MX2 Action at Lyng was Hot

A tough opening round at Culham in March challenged the riders within the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship due to overnight rain; however Lyng in April would end up being the total opposite. As the championship moved to Norfolk for round two of the 2017 season Norfolk was basking in the full sunshine and temperatures was sky high. The sandy nature of the Lyng circuit is normally a challenge (more…)

Baker Unbeatable in Lotus Cup Opener

The 2017 Lotus Cup Championship fired into life on Saturday 25th March in the county of Lotus, Norfolk, as Snetterton hosted the opening round of the season. Since its inception, the championship had developed into a very competitive GT formula for drivers to grow their talents and look to progress to either national or international GT arenas, which is evident in the 2016 champion Adam Mackay joining (more…)