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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…)

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…)

Twos a Charm for Murray at Formula Ford Festival

niall-murray-was-targeting-a-2nd-titleThe 45th running of the famous Formula Ford Festival took place at Brands Hatch on the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd October, seeing one of the largest entry lists for the last few years. With more than 60 cars entered, split into three heats on Saturday, two semis and a last chance race on Sunday, before the all-important final would bring the curtain down on the event. Even after the decline of Formula (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…)

Plenty of Maidens in Ginetta Junior Opener

Elite Motorsport step into Juniors for 1st time in 2015Success in the 750 club of Motorsport is a great achievement, but Easter weekend of 2015 saw Essex team Elite Motorsport Engineering break out on the TOCA package, as series newcomer Geri Nicosia took to the wheel of their brightly colour Ginetta G40. With the team and driver making their debut in the highly competitive KICK Start Energy Drink Ginetta Junior Championship, a capacity grid at Brands (more…)

Legends Season Ends in the Pouring Rain

Ben Power held 2nd place ahead of R16 copyWith the season on the brink of closure for 2014, the UK National Legends entered Brands Hatch on the 02 November 2014 for what was round sixteen of another classic season. With Dean Brace already crowned the 2014 champion, the fight was on for who would finish second between three drivers. Ben Power had entered Brands Hatch in the comfortable position of second, but was massively under threat from (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…)

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…)