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Members of the VENTURI NEXT GEN – the first academy for electric motorsport drivers – completed an Electric GT eKarting Series test yesterday at Motorland in Spain.

Seven drivers from VENTURI NEXT GEN Academy took part in the eKarting test – Pierre-Louis CHOVET, Benjamin CARTERY, Dorian BOCCOLACCI, Arthur LECLERC, brother of Monegasque F1 driver Charles Leclerc. Three Venturi NEXT GEN drivers also come from the world of eSports – Maxime PAIN, Kevin LEAUNE and Gaétan GOARANT – with 10 Project Cars eSports World Championship wins between them. Read More »

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Amigos Team Parker Racing ace Seb Perez ensured he is still firmly in the race for the Porsche Carrera Cup GB ProAm title after taking an impressive victory in race one at Oulton Park last weekend (9th/10th May).

His third win of the season was complemented by yet another podium spot in race two, taking third place after an intense battle for the lead, meaning he leaves the Cheshire circuit just seven points shy of the championship lead. Read More »

The past weekend saw the Drift Masters European Championship 2018 kick off in true style. In front of a 10,000 strong crowd of drift super fans, and watched worldwide by more than a million online viewers. The DMEC is the place to be, and setting the bar for international drifting. History was about to be made in the Kazimierz Górski Stadium.

The event got underway Thursday with a full day of practice on the fast paced yet technical track. It was clear at this point that the best from Europe had brought their A game. The grid was full of high horsepower and adrenalin. Friday saw another full day of practice, before getting into the qualification stage. With 52 drivers and only 32 spots in the main event, the heat was on. Baggsy, armed with his Nissan S13 LS3 V8 would lay down two solid runs placing him in 14th position with a score of 82.3. New Acorn Insurance Motorsport teammate, Nigel Colfer took the 7th spot behind the wheel of his 2JZ powered S13 with a score of 85.3. Read More »

The time has come to officially announce that Baggsy will be competing in the full season of the Drift Masters European Championship 2018. The championship kicks off this weekend on the 8th and 9th of June in Poland. With a host of international drivers on the grid and 6 rounds across Europe, it’s going to be one hell of a season. Read More »

The theme of this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, has been revealed as ‘Built to Last’. Held at Birmingham’s NEC from Friday 9 to Sunday 11 November 2018, the clubs and exhibitors are invited to interpret the theme in any number of ways as they create amazing displays.

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The past weekend saw Baggsy return to Padborg Park in Denmark for another installment of DHB Show. Danmarks Hurtigste Bil or Denmark’s Fastest Car combines Show Cars, Drifting, Drag Racing, Live Music, Burnout Pit, Monster Energy MX Challenge and more. It’s the biggest car event on the Danish calendar, with over 15,000 people in attendance. It truly is a petrolheads dream and it never disappoints!

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This past weekend saw the launch of Speedmachine Festival at Silverstone. Silverstone is the new home of the British round of World Rallycross, and Speedmachine Festival brings together a whole host of automotive awesomeness.

It was a full operation for Baggsy and the team, with a full rig setup for the weekend. The rig would house fellow Monster Energy team mates Luke Woodham and Rick Van Goethem, with Driftworks driver Tessa Whittock. Plus a special appearance from the guys of Black L’Amour Barbers giving out fresh trims to the Speedmachine crowds. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team posted another double points finish in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix. Nico Hülkenberg crossed the line in eighth position after a hard charge from eleventh on the grid. Carlos Sainz came home in tenth, giving the team a strong points haul and consolidating fourth position in the Constructors’ Championship.

Nico used a creative strategy to run long on the Ultrasoft tyres to gain track position. By his first stop he was a superb sixth, and rejoined still inside the top ten. Taking full advantage of fresh tyres, he put in a series of quick laps to move into eighth. The German finished under half a second from P7. Read More »

The Honda Racing roads team is getting ready to launch its 2018 Isle of Man TT campaign as first Superbike practice takes place tonight around the 37.73-mile Mountain course.

Honda Racing’s duo Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston will be taking part in the Superbike, Superstock 1000 and Senior TT races aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2. The Honda-men will also be riding for the Padgetts Honda team in the Supersport 600 class and Johnston will also ride for Team Mugen in the TT Zero race. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has signed an agreement with WTF1, one of the fastest growing online motorsport platforms in the world, to become World RX’s digital media partner.

The partnership will begin from this weekend, with the Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain, the fourth round of World RX 2018 being held alongside the Speedmachine festival at Silverstone in the UK (May 25-27). Read More »