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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…)

WRC History Made in Wales

The Forests are alive with the sound of…. No not Music, engines. That’s right, engines! Every October the Welsh landscape and forests come alive to the thrills, spills and noise of the WRC – The World Rally Championship. The penultimate round of the 2017 season was the 73rd running of Dayinsure Rally GB and would potentially see the conclusion of an immense title challenge, headlined by reining multiple (more…)

Can the Pirates tame the Lions

On Wednesday 21st June, the Dorset coast town of Poole was singing to the tune of speedway as the multiple champions, the Pirates, were in Premiership action. The opposition for Wednesday’s meeting was the Leicester Lions and the Lions were heading south targeting points, as the Lions sat bottom of the Premiership table. Even though the season wasn’t going to plan for the Lions so far, a draw over (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…)

Formula V8 Honours for Fittipaldi

After the loss of Renault at the end of 2015, the Formula V8 3.5 went it alone and for 2017, the FIA approved the title of World Series and therefore the World Series Formula V8 3.5 is born, promoted by RPM Racing. As one of the top level single seater championship across the globe paving a way to either Formula 1 or Sportscars, the 2017 season got underway in support of the FIA World Endurance Championship (more…)

The MX2 Action at Lyng was Hot

A tough opening round at Culham in March challenged the riders within the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship due to overnight rain; however Lyng in April would end up being the total opposite. As the championship moved to Norfolk for round two of the 2017 season Norfolk was basking in the full sunshine and temperatures was sky high. The sandy nature of the Lyng circuit is normally a challenge (more…)

Baker Unbeatable in Lotus Cup Opener

The 2017 Lotus Cup Championship fired into life on Saturday 25th March in the county of Lotus, Norfolk, as Snetterton hosted the opening round of the season. Since its inception, the championship had developed into a very competitive GT formula for drivers to grow their talents and look to progress to either national or international GT arenas, which is evident in the 2016 champion Adam Mackay joining (more…)

Perfect Peugeot Rally Win at Snetterton

After being launched in 2015 as a combined championship between the Bolton Le Moors Car Club and MSVR, the second season of the Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship is currently underway and Snetterton on the 19th February 2017 hosted round 5 of 8. Running on UK national circuits featuring around 100 cars per event, competitors are faced with the task of racing the clock on bespoke stages, using (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…)

Prototype Racing is back in the UK

Prototype racing across the globe is extremely popular for fans and drivers alike, however in the United Kingdom; there wasn’t really a championship, until now! On the 8th and 9th October 2016, Snetterton and MSVR hosted the first ever race of the new for 2017 Prototype Cup, as the 300 circuit would play host to evenly matched LMP3 Le Mans Prototype machinery. Teams and drivers from across the globe (more…)