Category Archives: Trucks & Pickups

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…)

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…)

Boardley Does the Brands Pickup Double

2015 Champion Michael Smith looks to defend titleThe 1.2 mile Brands Hatch Indy circuit was the venue for the opening round of the 2016 Pickup Truck Championship on the 28 March. With eighteen beautifully prepared Pickups contesting the 19th season, twenty-six races over six different venues would determine this years’ champion. Defending champion Michael Smith lead the line-up of championship contenders in 2016 in his No.93 Vauxhall powered Pickup (more…)

Success for Summerfield in Trucks Opener

2014 Division 1 Favourite Mat SummerfieldThe heavyweights of Motorsport roared into life at Brands Hatch on the 12th and 13 April 2014, as the opening meeting of the 2014 BTRA, British Truck Racing Championship got underway, for what would be another entertaining season. With eighteen monsters lining up to start their campaigns around the 1.2 mile Brands Hatch Indy circuit, the first five races of the new season would see competitive action (more…)