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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…)

DTM UK Return is Historic at Brands

The long awaited return was finally over on the 11th and 12th August as Brands Hatch was booming again to the sights and sounds of Audi, Mercedes and BMW. Yes, the DTM was back in the UK after a five year absence and in a year where Mercedes are staying a farewell and venturing towards Formula E, Brands Hatch would spice up the entertainment by throwing the prestigious heavyweights of the German touring (more…)

R1 Celebration ends with Yamaha BSB Double

The Brands Hatch GP circuit was the latest venue for the 2018 British Superbikes Championship (BSB) over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd July, with this event being recognised as a celebration of the Yamaha R1. The R1 over the years has become a popular production bike for the road and race track, especially with history of wins/championships in the World Superbikes paddock, BSB with Tommy Hill (2011) (more…)

MG Double for Ross at Donny

In the UK there have been many Motorsport Clubs that have come and gone, but one continues to grow from strength to strength. The MG Car Club has been around for a number of years and throughout has shown entertaining racing in every form of vehicle that the manufacture has produced. Currently racing across the UK with seven championships ranging from classic to modern day machinery, one championship (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…)

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…)

Thompson & Witts Share VW Honours in Norfolk

The Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup has always been one of the most popular one makes series in the country and yet again a competitive line up of Golfs, Polos and Sciroccos were ready to do battle on some of the country’s best racing circuits. This time though the grid would see a shake-up in 2017 in terms of machinery as two impressive Audi TTs from the VAG brand were entered by SwanFlight for (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…)

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…)