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Nicholls In Control of MX1 After Canada Heights

The British weather has unfortunately been unkind to the Maxxis British Motocross Championship in 2018 as after the cancellation of Lyng in early March, the competitors had to suffer horrendous conditions at Culham Moto Park on 1st April 2018. With Culham becoming the opening round of the championship, this meant Canada Heights would take the slot of round two in what would be much warmer April conditions. (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…)

Former Team-Mates share the TCR Spa wins

Launched back in 2014 as the next big touring cars series and described as a cost-effective spin off to the WTCC (World Touring Car Championship), the TCR International Series created by Marcello Lotti has boomed and boomed. Now into its third season in 2017, TCR has grown in popularity and after attracting 20+ cars for the new season, the formula continues to spread across the globe, with 15 national (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…)

Honda the Team to Beat in BTCC

Championship leader was Matt NealAfter a two week break since the opening round, the British Touring Cars was back, as Donington Park in Leicestershire hosted round two of the 2016 season. The action at Brands Hatch in early April had been pretty eventful, especially with thirty-two cars; however the longer straights at Donington would spread them out without losing the thrill that the BTCC is famous for. One thing that was for certain (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…)

Searle Seals MX1 Championship Lead at Lyng

2015 Champion Shaun SimpsonCadders Hill, Lyng was the venue to open the 2016 Maxxis British Motocross Championship on the 20 March 2016 with the sand based track an extreme test for the MX1 boys after a long winter. As a few of the front runners were fresh from two World Championship rounds in Qatar and Thailand, all eyes were going to be on the reigning double champion and the Wilvo Virus Performance KTM of Shaun Simpson. Starting (more…)

Winter Training Works Wonders for Murphy

Qualifying Pole man, Dean ColhounThe opening round of the ACU British Quad Championship started proceedings at the 2015 Hawkstone International for qualifying at 9:00am but conditions weren’t as predicted. With the forecast saying cloud with sunshine, thirty-nine riders were faced with awful fog conditions on a very damp sandy Hawkstone Park track. With five to six laps predicted during the fifteen minute session, all eyes were on (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…)