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Daily Archives: May 2nd, 2017

– Screen and stage legend joins star-studded Silverstone Classic celebrity grid
– Hollywood A-Lister ready to race after passing competition licence driving test
– Rivals include Olympic gold medallists plus icons from sport, film and TV
– All tickets must be purchased in advance

Acting legend Sir Patrick Stewart OBE is preparing for an exciting new challenge – he’s rehearsing to be a real-life racing driver at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (Saturday 29 July). Read More »

Prestone MSA British Rally Championship contender David White suffered a catalogue of misfortune at last weekend’s Pirelli International Rally, failing to finish the Carlisle based event.

After picking up a solid haul of points at the opening round in March, White with co-driving son Mathew alongside were aiming to complete the notorious event in the Kielder forest to take the lead of the BRC4 class. Read More »

A capacity grid of 32 cars, and some of the closest competition the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has seen in its history, is set for the throwback speed test offered up by Hampshire’s Thruxton Circuit – the fastest circuit in Britain – over the weekend of the 6/7 May. Read More »

– The third closest finish in WRC history
– Belgian edges out Welshman by less than a second
– Ogier finishes fourth to extend championship lead
– Red Bull TV presenter Mike Chen picks his top five drivers
– Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV

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Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) hopeful Rhys Yates notched an impressive sixth overall and first Englishman home at last weekend’s Pirelli International Rally in Carlisle.

After recording his best ever BRC result of fifth on the opening round in Jedburgh, the Chesterfield ace now moves into a fine fourth position in the championship and just four points shy of a podium position after round two of the series. Read More »

After Team Peugeot Hansen’s second place at Montalegre, Portugal, two weeks ago, Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen are looking forward to entertaining the expected 75,000 spectators packed into the Stadium section of Germany’s Hockenheimring, home of Round 3 of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship.

– The increasingly popular FIA World Rallycross Championship shares the bill at Hockenheim with Germany’s crowd-pulling DTM series. The discipline’s usual timetable has consequently been modified, with qualifying due to start on Friday, with the final race scheduled for late Sunday morning. Read More »

– JD Classics secured two overall race victories at this weekend’s Donington Historic Festival, having entered a total of four cars
– The Maldon-based team competed in a Bastos Rover SD1, ex-Tom Walkinshaw Racing Jaguar XJS, Costin Lister and Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar XK120
– The JD Classics Costin Lister took victory in the Stirling Moss Trophy, while the Bastos Rover won the Historic Touring Car Challenge
– Latest two victories follow JD Classics’ season-opening two race wins at the 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting

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Renault Sport Formula One Team secured its second points-scoring finish of 2017 with a robust eighth place from Nico Hülkenberg in the VTB Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom. Nico started eighth then ran a mammoth 40-lap stint on his qualifying Ultrasort tyres before changing to the Supersoft tyres for a final 12-lap bid to wrestle seventh place from Esteban Ocon. Jolyon Palmer’s race ended at the second corner, the victim of an ambitious over-the-kerbs overtake attempt from Romain Grosjean. Read More »