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Cambrian Rally gets BRC underway for 2020

The 65th running of the Cambrian Rally took place on the 8 February 2020 in the Welsh Forests, incorporating many sections from the 2019 Rally GB route. Crews from the BTRDA and BRC series would compete over seven stages, laid out in the Conwy Valley around the Betws y Coed area and Llandudno town centre. The running of the event would see the Saturday split into two halves, with runs through the (more…)

The 65th running of the Cambrian Rally took place on the 8 February 2020 in the Welsh Forests, incorporating many sections from the 2019 Rally GB route. Crews from the BTRDA and BRC series would compete over seven stages, laid out in the Conwy Valley around the Betws y Coed area and Llandudno town centre. The running of the event would see the Saturday split into two halves, with runs through the (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…)

WRX headlines first Speedmachine Festival

For the first ever Speedmachine Festival in the UK, the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) obtained a capacity grid for what would be round four of the 2018 season. The championship is normally made up of fifteen permanent drivers from different teams but the Silverstone round attracted ten additional drivers, looking to create history as the first international RX winner of the new WRX British (more…)

Eriksson has the Speed to win RX2 at Silverstone

The Speedmachine Festival at Silverstone over the late May Bank Holiday weekend was going to be history making for many reasons, as first ever International World Championship RX event at the new circuit, the debut of the brand new American Rallycross Championship (ARX) and lastly an opportunity for the future stars to shine in RX2. Since being launched as the main stepping stone into the World Rallycross (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…)

RX History Made at Silverstone

Ever since Silverstone launched plans for a purpose-built Rallycross track and became the new home for the FIA World Rallycross GB round, there has been plenty of hype and lots of talk. 2018 was certainly going to an exciting year for Rallycross in the UK and now with Silverstone alongside Lydden Hill as permanent Rallycross homes, everyone couldn’t wait for the new season to get underway. To begin (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…)