Former champion Colin Turkington made a popular return to the top step of the BTCC podium in the final race at Donington Park after the Hondas of Gordon Shedden and Andrew Jordan shared the spoils in the opening two contests.
It was also an historic day for multiple champions Matt Neal and Jason Plato who both contested their 500th and 400th BTCC races respectively. Read More »
MG KX Momentum star Jason Plato thinks that lessons learned during a successful race weekend at Donington Park last weekend will help him and team-mate Sam Tordoff in their quest to land the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Read More »
- Reigning Champion Michael Meadows wins rounds three and four of the 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup GB in style at the picturesque Donington Park circuit in Leicestershire
- Karl Leonard takes a double victory in the Pro-Am1 category
- Will Goff also claims two victories in Pro-Am2 Read More »
MG KX Momentum racers Jason Plato and Sam Tordoff are both aiming to add to their collection of silverware as the British Touring Car Championship heads to Donington Park for the second meeting of the season this weekend.
Plato is leading the title chase after taking two wins at the opening meeting at Brands Hatch at Easter and he says that he expects nothing less when the teams reconvene on Saturday morning. KX Akademy driver Tordoff, who made one of the championship’s most sensational debuts at Brands with a podium finish on his first weekend with the team, says he is hungry for more success. Read More »
The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship arrives in the East Midlands this weekend (20/21 April) with the UK’s top race series making its annual visit to the picturesque Donington Park circuit.
The historic venue recently marked 20 years since the late Ayrton Senna produced one of the most memorable performances in Grand Prix racing when winning the European GP at the venue in 1993. Read More »
The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship’s traditional pre-season Media Day launch will next year take place at the Donington Park motor racing circuit on Thursday 21 March.
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The HRDC ‘Touring Greats’ Series has teamed up with Aston Martin Owners Club Racing to stage five spectacular rounds of entertaining racing from its popular grids of 1950s historic touring cars in 2013.
After seeing the series enjoy well-populated grids in 2012, HRDC Race Director Julius Thurgood decided that it was a perfect time for ‘Touring Greats’ to move up a gear. “Having worked with Duncan Wilshire in the past, I know that his ethos of presenting the very best in historic racing is shared with that of the HRDC. To be able to present our ‘Touring Greats’ grids alongside those from the AMOC is a perfect fit for both our organisations and, most importantly, for our competitors. It will be a pleasure to work with Duncan’s team at Aston Martin Owners Club Racing next season”. Read More »
Donington Park has today announced it is to host the concluding round of the FIA GT1 World Championship on September 29th and 30th.
In a huge coup for the world-renowned racing circuit, the announcement confirms (subject to contract) that the Avon Tyres British GT Championship and the Cooper Tires British F3 International Series already planned for that weekend will now be incorporated into the FIA GT1 event. Read More »
Next year’s Donington Historic Festival of motor racing which celebrates the past six decades will expand to three days, following the outstanding success of the event in its first two years. The Festival will take place at the East Midlands venue over the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Bank Holiday weekend, May 3rd to 5th 2013.
“There are many reasons for adding an extra day to the action,” said Duncan Wiltshire of Historic Promotions, which organises the Festival in partnership with Donington Park circuit. Read More »
Aston Martin Racing brought the high octane action of the race track pitlane to Aston Martin Works as owners and enthusiasts enjoyed an evening of motorsport.
The evening included a live pitstop demonstration by endurance driver Darren Turner and the Aston Martin Racing GTE pit crew, using the Vantage GTE race car which sped to a class podium place at Le Mans this year.
Darren and the team joined the event direct from testing the Vantage GTE at Donington Park – part of their preparation for the Six Hours of Silverstone WEC race on 26 August. Read More »