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Daily Archives: February 8th, 2019

Ben Colburn (Worthing) is the first driver to announce he will contest 2019’s Renault UK Clio Cup season for the crack Westbourne Motorsport team.

Westbourne was very often the team to beat in 2018’s championship with James Dorlin achieving an unrivalled six race wins for it and also coming agonisingly close to the drivers’ title.

Furthermore Westbourne was the only team to finish a race in first and second positions courtesy of Dorlin and team-mate James Colburn (Ben’s older brother) until a time penalty demoted the latter in the final order. Read More »


Racing and Rally legends will once again gather at Race Retro, powered by *MotorSport*, as racing drivers John Watson and John Fitzpatrick make their show debut alongside returning rally legend Rauno Aaltonen.

Held at Stoneleigh Park from 22-24 February, Race Retro welcomes Formula One driver turned pundit John Watson, who won five Grands Prix and was third in the 1982 championship.

Born in Belfast, John’s F1 career started in 1972 at Goldie Hexagon Racing but his first World Champion event wasn’t until the following year when he drove a Brabham-Ford BT37. Moving on to the BT42, John scored his first championship point in the 1974 Monaco Grand Prix. Drives with Team Surtees, Lotus and Penske followed. Read More »