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The past weekend saw the Drift Masters European Championship return for Round 3. The highly anticipated ‘King Of Riga’ round promised to bring some of the best action from the series both on and off track. The Biķernieki Circuit played host to 60 drivers and a 5000+ crowd for the two day event.

Baggsy was excited to debut his new LSX-R 454 V8 powered PS13 at Round 3. The team at SB Motorsport have been hard at work completely rebuilding the PS13, which is now sporting a 600+hp Chevrolet V8, new styling, livery and a whole host of other goodies.

After a full day of practice, Friday evening would see the famous Riga street parade take place. 60 plus drift cars took to the streets of the Latvian capital for a wild display of power and noise. The parade would descend upon the Riga Town Hall Square where Baggsy and teammate Nigel Colfer signed posters and posed for pictures with the fans. Read More »

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Unpredictable and absorbing: the Renault UK Clio Cup enters a crucial stage of its 2018 season when it visits the unique banked Rockingham circuit this weekend (Sat 11/Sun 12 August).

Major recognition for whoever wins

With six races to go – Rockingham marks rounds 13 and 14 out of 18 – the championship’s top 11 all still have a chance of winning arguably the most competitive single-model saloon car championship in Europe. Read More »

– DTM to race on Grand Prix Circuit at Brands Hatch for the first time
– Audi drivers on technically challenging old-school track

At Brands Hatch (England), the Audi DTM teams will start the second half of the season on the weekend of August 11/12. For the first time, the popular touring car racing series is using the tradition-steeped Grand Prix Circuit. A very challenging track profile with high cornering speeds is in store for the six Audi drivers. Read More »

– WRX: Sixth win of the season! Johan Kristoffersson unbeatable again in Canada
– TCR Germany: Another podium for Benjamin Leuchter in the Golf GTI TCR
– Classic Days Schloss Dyck: I.D. R Pikes Peak makes its German debut Read More »

On a busy weekend for McLaren Automotive customer teams racing around the world, the McLaren 570S GT4 scored its third overall GT4 win of the 2018 British GT season at Brands Hatch and set pole at Road America in Wisconsin. The 650S GT3 driven by Fraser Ross took the Australian GT Championship points lead after scoring two podium finishes in three races in Australia.

In the UK, the McLaren 570S GT4 scored its third overall GT4 win of the 2018 British GT Championship at Brands Hatch. The Balfe Motorsport #501 570S GT4 of Graham Johnson and Mike Robinson took a commanding victory in the two-hour race, after quick pit work and a safety car period just before the pit window opened midway through the race, vaulted the team from ninth in GT4 class to take the lead. Read More »

The 12th August 2018 will see Shelsley Walsh Speed Hill Climb in Worcestershire turn 113 years old, to the very day, after the first event at the hill on 12th August 1905. The great, the good and the fast have all been to Shelsley over the years to compete, win and set records – this upcoming weekend is now different.

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On 29th and 30th September Cotswold Airport is throwing open its gates to the public once again for its incredible vintage and wartime extravaganza, the ‘Cotswold Airport Revival Festival’, this year an official RAF100 event.

Joining our artist lineup alongside the incredible Earl Jackson, vintage performer Helen Pearson will perform both days at the event – expect tunes from The Andrews Sisters, Dame Vera Lynn, Connie Francis, Nina Simone, Doris Day, Julie London, Sarah Vaughan, Petula Clark, The Three Degrees, Gloria Estefan, The Beatles and many more.

Also joining Helen is Haney’s Big House. From old style Chicago to West Coast swinging blues, add in a big slice of Jump Jive and Rock and Roll, then you have the driving sound of Haney’s Big House. Top vocals with a driving rhythm section topped off with killer Harmonica licks and blistering guitars guaranteed to shake the House! See them live both days at the Cotswolds Airport Revival Festival. Read More »

It’s never too early to block out your diary for a key event – and the 2019 Donington Historic Festival is a definite ‘must-do’ entry for classic motorsport fans.

For three glorious days on May 3rd, 4th and 5th 2019, Donington Park will see motorsport history come to life, as hundreds of racing cars spanning nine decades take to the track.

Spectator viewing points are famously fantastic at Donington Park, and the whole event has a wonderfully family-friendly feel while showcasing world-class historic motorsport. Read More »

In the fifth and final of a planned series of lap record attempts across Europe in 2018, Honda has set a new 2min 10.19sec record for a front wheel drive production car at the Hungaroring GP circuit in Hungary. The Civic Type R was driven by Formula One World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver, Jenson Button. The track holds special significance for Button, as the circuit where he won the first Grand Prix of his career with Honda in 2006. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team is pleased to confirm Daniel Ricciardo will join the team from the 2019 season. He will team up with current driver Nico Hülkenberg.

Twenty-nine-year-old Daniel, who hails from Perth, Australia, joins Renault Sport Formula One Team for the next two seasons. Read More »