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Daily Archives: December 8th, 2020

Motorsport UK are delighted to announce that entries are open for the 2020 Young Journalist and Young Photographer of the Year Awards.

Established in 2002, the governing body’s young media awards are designed to encourage and inspire the next generation of reporters and photographers working within UK motorsport.

An expert panel will consider the applications, with each winner receiving a trophy, a cheque for £1,000 and exclusive opportunities to work with Motorsport UK. Winners will also receive one year’s provisional membership of the Guild of Motoring Writers (GoMW), the world’s largest association of automotive editorial professionals. Read More »

Nissan Micra Kit Car ace Steve Brown rounded out a quieter than normal season with third in class at the Dukeries Rally, which took place at Donington Park Race Circuit on Sunday (6th December).

Acting as the opening round of the winter-based Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship, a bumper entry saw a healthy battle for Class 1 honours, with Rochdale based Brown and regular co-driver Paul Stringer overcoming several hurdles throughout the day to take the final class podium spot and 60th overall at the damp Leicestershire venue. Read More »

In accordance with the current government guidelines, Reis Race Retro will not be held in its usual February dateline in 2021 and will be postponed until further notice until a new date is determined.

While the show won’t be filling out the halls and rally stages at Stoneleigh in February, Silverstone Auctions will still be running its Race Retro sale on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 March 2021. Read More »

London rally driver Ruairi Bell set a blistering pace at the final round of the Junior World Rally Championship, ACI Rally Monza (3-6 December), claiming third place, fastest stage times and his best-ever JWRC result at the unforgiving Italian event.

The Blackheath based 20-year-old not only rounded off his season in style, but such was his speed during the notorious snow-laden Saturday leg of the rally, Bell also set a remarkable 14th overall fastest rally time, beating many WRC regulars in the process, setting him up perfectly to record his maiden JWRC podium at the legendary “Cathedral of Speed”. His result at the weekend also vaulted the Brit to fifth in the JWRC drivers standings. Read More »