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Damp conditions met the crews who started the 5th Cotwold Historic Sporting Trial. With a total of 7 hills to be tackled 3 times, the first pass saw a huge disparity between the crews. Trevor Wood & Frank Lyons were tied on 2 points with Sandy Veale & Emily Williams. Just a further 2 points back was Steve Courts, albeit leading the post Historic class. Wood and Courts then scored 4 points on the next pass with Veale scoring 12 points and dropping back to third overall. The 3rd pass saw 5 points scored by Wood to take victory from Courts who notched up 9 penalty marks to finish 6 points behind Wood. Read More »

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The elements threw all they had at the 88 crews who started the Cheviot Stages Rally, resulting in carnage throughout the day. With the MSA Asphalt Championship up for grabs stage 4 saw Daniel Harper & Chris Campbell (Mini WRC) leave the equation as they crashed out after aquaplaning off. Jason Pritchard & Phil Clarke (Focus WRC) still had to get a reasonable points score to overhaul Wayne Sisson for the title and with the tricky conditions that was not going to be easy. Peter Taylor & Andrew Roughead (Fiesta WRC) took the first stage and after being beaten on stage 2 by Harper they had a 9s lead after the first loop of stages. Read More »

A glorious day at Long Compton greeted the 35 crews who started the event, with 33 completing the days 3 passes across the 8 hills. Hill 6 provided an almost impossible section beyond post 6 on the first run, adding 5 points to everyone’s total in the first pass. With a revision to hill 6 for the next run low scores were achievable and in the end it was John Fack who took victory with a total of 20 points. Ian Veale took 2nd overall with 26 points in what proved to be a tight battle for 2nd overall with Ian Wright 3rd on 27 points and Josh Veale 4th with 28 points. Read More »

The final round in any contest can be a really exciting affair and the NHMC Cadwell Park Junior Rally on 17th November 2018 was no exception. Nine Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge crews made the long trip down to Lincolnshire. Two Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge drivers started the event with the potential to become the 2018 Champion. Read More »

After a successful maiden season in 2018, the popular two-wheel-drive rally championship “Rally2” will return for a second year, offering prime gravel conditions for crews throughout five forest events spread across the UK.

Rally2 will once again continue to offer an alternative series for crews who are seeking prime road conditions alongside a diverse calendar of events which offer both experienced crews and newcomers a challenging year behind the wheel. Read More »

By Matt James

Publication date: 16 November 2018

UK price: £60.00 ● Hardback ● ISBN: 978-1-910505-36-6

Format: 280x235mm ● Page extent: 392pp ● Illustration: over 600 photographs, including colour

This lavish book, a feast of nostalgia, celebrates the 60-year heritage of the British Touring Car Championship. From the era of Mini Coopers and Lotus Cortinas to the Vauxhall Vectras and Honda Civics of recent years, all the highlights of Britain’s ever-spectacular touring car scene are captured in a year-by-year visual extravaganza with over 600 photos and expert commentary. Read More »

Get ready to take advantage of future developments in energy-efficient engines and low-carbon fuels.

Learn, experience and discuss with experts the future of increasingly energy-efficient internal combustion engines linked to low-carbon fuels in motorsport and discover “what’s in it for you!”

There will be plenty on high-performance electrification and entertainment from engineering data, but don’t demonise ICE!

Join us at the EEMS Conference at Autosport International in association with AVL RACING.

The mobility future is said to be all-electric. How realistic is this ambition and how can your business benefit from this change? Read More »

The initial entry list for the 2019 Roger Albert Clark Rally is rapidly heading towards capacity with 116 crews having placed deposits against entries for the 21-25 November 2019 event.

With just over a year to go to the start of the rally, 116 deposits have been paid and at least six more are expected imminently. Read More »

– 65th Macau Grand Prix the grand finale of the Formula 3 and WTCR season
– Formula 3: Last year’s winner Daniel Ticktum goes up against Mick Schumacher
– WTCR: Nine-time Macau winner Robert Huff lines up in the Golf GTI TCR

Saving the best for last: the Macau Grand Prix not only represents the fiercely-contested FIA Formula 3 World Cup for the best young drivers around, but also the season finale for the elite drivers in the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR). The 65th staging of this iconic and prestigious street race has once again attracted the best touring car and Formula 3 drivers from around the world to China from 15 to 18 November. Read More »

The rebrand from the MSA to Motorsport UK signals a shift in the governing body’s emphasis, putting the promotion of the sport and customer service at the forefront of its mission. This represents a fundamental repurposing of the organisation as it seeks to grow the sport and better serve its members.

The new name, Motorsport UK, and the more striking visual identity with its modern typeface and bold colour palette, will make the governing body more identifiable and relevant to new audiences, providing a better platform from which to market and grow the sport. Read More »

– Aston Martin Racing looks to build on pole-winning Fuji pace in China
– Team returns to a happy hunting ground for the Aston Martin Vantage
– Reigning GTE Am champions focussed on re-igniting title defence

Aston Martin Racing is looking to end 2018 on a high in this weekend’s Chinese round of the FIA World Endurance Championship – the last competitive outing for the Aston Martin Vantage GTE this year. Read More »

Croft Circuit is preparing itself for a blockbuster season of racing in 2019 after unveiling a bumper calendar made up of 17 events.

Following on from an action-packed 2018 season which saw capacity crowds flock through the gates, the North Yorkshire venue is already gearing up for the New Year with the likes of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship and Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship set to take centre stage. Read More »

There were so many landmarks to celebrate at this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery. Over 71,000 attendees headed for Birmingham’s NEC over the weekend for the world’s biggest gathering of classic motoring clubs. Read More »