Tag Archives: BMW

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…)

Locals go to war in BSB

The 2018 Bennetts British Superbikes Championship (BSB) headed south from Donington Park to Brands Hatch for their first of three visits for round two of the season and it appeared that local knowledge could favour the leading two. After a rain affected opening round at Donington Park, young gun Bradley Ray (Buildbase Suzuki) headed to his local circuit as the rider to beat after taking a superb double (more…)

60th Season of the BTCC is Underway

Brands Hatch on the 07-08 April 2018 was the venue to kick start the 60th season of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Championship and to celebrate, TOCA unveiled a thirty-two-strong car field of various manufactures and teams at the Media Day on 27 March 2018. As certain drivers had moved away due to different reason, such as Gordon Shedden to WTCR and Audi, the BTCC had retained a line-up worth talking (more…)

Byrne holds BSB Advantage without a Victory

4 times Champ Shane Byrne looking to lead Ducati to the titleThe MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship was celebrating its twentieth anniversary when it got underway in 2016 and it was only fitting that one of Britain’s biggest motorsport series started its anniversary at the home of British Motorsport, on the 9th and 10th April, at Silverstone. Housing an incredible line up of some of the top International riders on the planet, at times on par with the (more…)

Feakins the Man to Beat in PBMW

Gary Feakins looked the man to beat in PBMWReaching the half way point in the Production BMW championship at Snetterton, it was starting to become clear that the 2014 Runner up Gary Feakins could be the man to beat in 2015. With a victory in every race that he had taking part in so far, Gary should technically be championship leader, but absence at Silverstone left Matt Swaffer and Jack Gabriel tied as series leaders on 184 points, after six (more…)

Turkington Takes Control of BTCC At Croft

Colin Turkington lead the way after Oulton ParkHeavy focus at the Croft circuit for the next round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship was on how much of an advantage would the rear wheel drive cars of BMW and Audi have, after the dominance at Oulton Park. As Yorkshire was the venue of Rounds 13, 14 and 15 of the BTCC and the mid-way point of the season on the 28th and 29th June, the two wins by Colin Turkington and EBay Motors in (more…)

Grasser Racing Lamborghini Take Blancpain GT Brands Double

2014 Round 1 Winners HTP MotorsportThe weekend of the 17th and 18th May saw Brands Hatch become a lot noisier, as the sights and sounds of the Blancpain GT Series rolled into Kent for round two of the 2014 season. With this being the first time that International GT racing had been at Brands Hatch in eighteen years, a new door had opened and history would be made in the modern era of GT racing. Off the back of a strongly contested opening (more…)

Wins Shared in BSB at Oulton Park

2014 Championship Leader Shane ByrneOnly just two weeks have gone by since the opening round at Brands Hatch and the British Superbikes are already into round two. The famous Cheshire circuit of Oulton Park welcomed the BSB over the May Day Bank Holiday for what would be two more cracking races of the 2014 season. With thirty-one competitors taking to theInternational layout in Cheshire over the weekend of the 3rd, 4th and 5th of May, (more…)