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Starting and finishing at Bicester Heritage the Per Ardua Ad Infinitum was a triumph to even start. Less than 24 hours before the event started new tiers were introduced for areas on the route, requiring a rapid change to the planned itinerary. With a very hard route, in terms of navigation, Paul Crosby & Andy Pullan took victory in their Porsche 911. Darell & Nicky Staniforth (Mini Cooper S) were an excellent 2nd after dropping back in the latter part of the event. Completing the podium, starting at car number 43, were David Alcok & Barry Green in their Porsche 924S. Read More »

Under the spectre of covid-19 the MSN Circuit Rally Championship finally started on the Dukeries Rally, behind closed doors at Donington Park. A simplified format saw just 6 stages, split into 3 pairs of stage layouts, totalling just over 50 stage miles. Frank Bird & Jack Morton (Focus WRC) continued their form from March and dominated the event going joint fastest on the opening stage, before setting fastest time on all 5 remaining stages. Their winning margin was 35s in the end. Read More »

This year’s Nicky Grist Stages remains on course to host rounds of the British Rally Championship, MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series, Motorsport UK Pirelli Welsh Rally Championship, Motorsport UK English Rally Championship in association with Seacon UK Ltd and the HRCR Rally Masters Stage Championship – with the event organisers, Quinton Motor Club, fully focused on running the rally on Saturday 10 July as originally planned. Read More »

The organisers of Reis Race Retro are going online to mark the advent of the historic motorsport show with Reis Race Retro Revisited, held on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 February on the event’s social media channels.

Unable to take place at Stoneleigh Park due to the current Covid restrictions, the two-day virtual event will ‘revisit’ some of the highlights of the past 18 years of the annual season opener. Read More »

We are saddened to hear that Round Two of the 2020-21 MSN Circuit Rally Championship in a/w MSVR Racing, featuring the Michelin Cup and Protyre Challenge; the Donington Rally has been unfortunately cancelled.

The MSN Circuit Rally Championship fully supports the decision of the event organising teams which has been made in light of the current lockdown situation within the United Kingdom. Read More »

After comprehensive stakeholder consultation and an independent review, Forestry England today announces that motorsport will continue to benefit from access to the nation’s forests.

The review highlighted a number of areas of mutual interest between Forestry England and motorsports and all parties agreed to collaborate closely, evolve working practices and sustain motorsport in the forest. Read More »

* Net zero-carbon fuels could be a game-changer for many types of vehicle
* Synthetic petroleum has many advantages over electrification
* Former F1 team chief Paddy Lowe to join the ASI Connect debate

Throughout his career Paddy Lowe has delivered success at the pinnacle of motorsport. From leading the active suspension project that helped Nigel Mansell charge to his world championship 29 years ago through to taking Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to hybrid-era F1 domination at Mercedes-Benz, Lowe is an expert on turning innovation and forward thinking into victory. Now, he proposes synthetic fuels as part of the automotive industry’s cleaner future.

Lowe has embarked on a new challenge that could be transformational for the environment as well as the aviation, transport, agricultural and motorsport industries. His new venture, Zero Petroleum, focuses on the creation of synthetic fuel sources. Read More »

Motorsport UK are delighted to announce a new multi-year title partnership for the British Kart Championships with Wera Tools, one of Europe’s leading tool manufacturers, joining the series. Britain’s premier karting championships will now be known as the Wera Tools British Kart Championships. Read More »

The Tarmac Rally Organisers’ Association can confirm that this year’s Irish Tarmac Rally Championship will not take place. The decision was made by TROA’s board of directors in light of ongoing government restrictions to deal with Covid-19 in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Read More »

After a successful debut season in the British Rallycross Championship in 2019, Rochdale driver Steve Brown will once again swap the rally stages for circuits as he makes a return to the popular BMW MINI series in 2021. Read More »

Motorsport UK is delighted to announce that Alex Kalinauckas and Jack Clayden are the latest recipients of the Young Journalist and Young Photographer of the Year Awards.

The Motorsport UK judges were impressed by the high standard of submissions from 2020 applicants. And after much deliberation from the judging panel, comprised of media professionals and past winners, Alex Kalinauckas from Autosport scooped the journalist title, while freelance photographer Jack Clayden claimed the photographic honour. Read More »

Organisers of the Manx National Rally are disappointed to announce that the 2021 event, planned for 14th and 15th of May will not go ahead due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

Manx Auto Sport, organiser and promoter of the Isle of Man-based closed-road event had been in the advanced stages of planning for the popular two-day rally which would see a host of competitors from across the UK and beyond contest over 120 stage miles across the island’s roads. Read More »