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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…)

Season underway with Winter Rally at Brands

A new Motorsport season was underway on the 19 January and as usual, we began trackside at Brands Hatch for their traditional winter rally. Sponsored by MGJ Engineering and round four of the Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship, the event always attracts a good crowd and a produces a strong line up, creating epic action around eight stages. With the 2018-2019 calendar starting back in November (more…)

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…)