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Monthly Archives: May 2021

Frank Bird’s hopes of another strong showing in the Fanatec GT World Endurance Cup Europe powered by AWS were scuppered early when a rival’s spinning car caused damage to the Team WRT Audi R8 LMS and put the Cumbrian and his two teammates out of the race. Read More »

FIA Junior World Rally Championship co-driver Phil Hall was eager to “take away the positives” from last weekend’s second round of the series, as engine failure denied him another top result at Vodafone Rally de Portugal (21-23 May).

The RAF Reserves High Performing Athlete and Motorsport UK Team UK squad member would resume his Junior WRC title charge alongside fellow Briton Jon Armstrong, after taking his maiden world-level victory at the first round of the series in Croatia just a few weeks ago. Read More »

London rally driver Ruairí Bell has confirmed his 2021 campaign in the Junior British Rally Championship, driving an M-Sport Ford Fiesta Rally4.

Bell, 21 from Blackheath is a previous winner of the M-Sport and Pirelli Trophy which ran as part of the Junior BRC in 2019 and victory enabled him to mount a campaign on the FIA Junior World Rally Championship in 2020. Read More »

Osian Pryce will return to the British Rally Championship (BRC) this year driving a Rocked-!T-backed Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 – with his title challenge beginning at the opening round of the 2021 series, the Neil Howard Stages at the Oulton Park Circuit in Cheshire on Monday 31 May. Read More »

Rochdale driver Steve Brown will face tough competition in this years Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy Presented by Cooper Tires as he kicks off his season in the BMW MINI series at the Lydden Hill circuit in Kent this weekend (29-30 May). Read More »

One of the most popular events on the British rallying calendar, the Eventsigns Woodpecker Stages Rally will see a major shift in format in 2021 to secure the best possible chance of the event going ahead on 4th September 2021.

Organised and promoted by Sixty and Worcestershire Motor Club, the event will see each of the competitive stages take place entirely within the Radnor Forest complex in Powys, Wales, whilst the event service moves from its traditional Ludlow base to a new location near Kinnerton. Read More »

Back in November 2020 we shipped our Nissan PS13 comp car to Oman for the Oman International Drift Championship, unfortunately the organisers had to cancel their series.

So it’s been a while since we last saw the car, but last week Baggsy received a call that we had all been waiting for. After some serious shipping delays, the PS is back on British territory!

Now back at the workshop, fluid changes and spanner check done, the car has only been back for a day and it’s ready for its first event of the year. Read More »

– Moira rally driver William Creighton overcomes transmission woes to secure fifth spot Vodafone Rally de Portugal
– Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy ace shows strong pace at difficult FIA Junior World Rally Championship counter
– Creighton battles for Junior WRC lead on opening day before being forced out Read More »

The forthcoming May Bank Holiday weekend is going to be a very busy one for Cumbrian driver Frank Bird who will be in action in both France and the UK in two different disciplines for the 21 year old from Penrith.

Starting on Friday with the Circuit Paul Ricard 1000km, Bird will be part of an ultra-competitive 47-car field who will contest round three of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS in the Team WRT Audi R8 LMS GT3 which he will share with teammates Ryuichiro Tomita and Valdemar Eriksen. Read More »

Rallying is set to return to Northern Ireland next month when the 2021 McGrady Insurance Motorsport UK NI Rally Championship bursts into action at County Down’s Bishopscourt Race Circuit on 19 June!

The Ballynahinch & District Motor Club organised event will mark the first time in over a year that a stage rally has been held in Northern Ireland. The Covid-19 pandemic brought all motorsport to a halt a little more than a week after the last rally was successfully held in March 2020. Read More »