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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…)

WSBK Success for Sykes on Home Soil

2013 Double Winner Tom Sykes was Donington FavouriteIn being the only venue to host a British round of the 2014 eni FIM World Superbike Championship, Donington Park was the place to be on the May Bank Holiday. Kawasaki’s Tom Sykes was the defending champion, as well as one of the stars of 2014, but the atmosphere was electric in Leicestershire, with the 2014 season housing not one, but five British hopefuls, all looking to put their name on the 2014 (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…)

Herlings Steals the Show at Hawkstone International

2014 MX1 Favourite Tommy SearleOn the horizon was the start of the World Motocross Championships, but before that, Hawkstone Park in Shrewsbury hosted the HIMX. The annual season opener to the outdoor scene in the United Kingdom is one of the biggest pre-season International events on the calendar, attracting major teams and riders from the World Championship, as well as the British Motocross series. With classes for MX1 and MX2, (more…)