Tag Archives: Snetterton

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…)

Repeated Performance of 2017 Bags West MSN Rally Victory

The racing season in Norfolk got underway on the 18th February 2018 as the venue of Snetterton was transformed into eight competitive stages for round five of the 2017/18 Motorsport News MSN Rally Championship, hosted by the Anglia Motorsport Club. It had been over a month since the teams last took the track at Brands Hatch and yet again, entries were booming creating a mixed field of Historic Rally (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…)

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…)

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…)

Collard Closer to BRDC F3 Title

2016 Championship leader Ricky CollardSince becoming the brand new Formula 3 championship in the United Kingdom at the start of 2016, the BRDC F3 (British Formula 3 Championship) has grown and grown and now only two rounds remain at Snetterton and Donington Park. As the series entered Snetterton for a second time in 2016, returning on the 6th and 7th August for rounds 19, 20 and 21, the title race was being hotly contested between four (more…)

Clio Cup heats up at Snetterton

Ant Whorton-Eales was series leader with 5 winsJamSport Racing and Clio Cup veteran Ant Whorton-Eales have been the team and driver pairing to beat in the 2016 Renault Clio Cup, as the former Championship contender had wrapped up half of the season races. Securing five wins in the first half of the season has given Whorton-Eales the series lead, however with six different winners so far in 2016, the second half of the season starting at Snetterton, (more…)

Stapleford Wins on Return to Supersport

Championship leader James WestmorelandAs one of the leading support championships to the British Superbike Championship, the 2016 Dickies British Supersport Championship had so far showcased some of the best riding on the planet and when the series rolled into Snetterton for rounds eight and nine, there had already been four different race winners and ten riders capable of securing the title. With a grid packed full of talent, top teams (more…)

Henderson gets MX-5 Supercup Defence Underway

2015 Champion Alan HendersonUnder the Norfolk sunshine at Snetterton, the season began for plenty of the national championships run under the banner of the British Racing & Sports Car Club (BRSCC), including the ever popular and ever competitive Mazda MX-5 Supercup. The lightening quick Mk3 version of Japanese model has seen this championship boom in recent years and with lots of competition, this sports car series can be (more…)