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…)

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…)