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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 »

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 »

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 »

– *Show opening 12-14 November is on track as government roadmap out of lockdown remains on target*
– *Discount codes to all enthusiasts offered for the first time in the show’s history*
– *Covid secure measures to be implemented in line with government guidelines*
– *Tickets now on sale via advanced online booking *

Tickets for the 2021 Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, are now on sale with special discount codes available to enthusiasts to help get the classic car industry moving again following lockdown. Read More »

The Fanatec GT World Cup Europe powered by AWS Sprint Cup took place this weekend with a double-header race at the French track of Magny Cours where Cumbrian driver Frank Bird suffered mixed fortunes in the Team WRT Audi R8 LMS. Read More »

Let’s talk about the first ever UK Drift Championship event. Located at the Three Sisters Circuit in Wigan on the 17th & 18th of April 2021.

You may all know the outcome for the SB team and Steve ‘Baggsy’ Biagioni, securing third place on the podium.. but you may not know the full story.

So let’s fill you in with what happened.

Let’s start on the Wednesday, car set up day and a visit to our good friend and Pro drifter ** Martin Richards (http://www.instagram.com/martindriftrichards)
for a full alignment. Read More »

Cumbrian driver Frank Bird kicked off the season with a fine fourth place in the Silver Cup class at Monza when the opening round of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS commenced with three-hour race for the Endurance Cup.

The legendary Italian track is notoriously not the most favourable for the Audi R8 LMS, but the three cars of the Belgian squad showed good pace in practice, qualifying and also in the newly inaugurated SIM racing class. Read More »

The 2021 season finally gets underway with the opening round of the GT World Challenge Europe taking place at Monza in Italy, with Cumbrian driver Frank Bird in action in what is widely referenced as the pinnacle of the GT3 racing scene.

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The élite of GT3 racing is warming up engines, as the start of the continental season is only one week away. Owing to the tradition, the legendary Autodromo di Monza will host the 3-hour race that kicks off the Endurance Cup and the whole Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe, which will include 5 events in both the Endurance and the Sprint Cups. Read More »