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Toyo Tyres British Rallycross contender Steve Brown will return to the stages next weekend as he contests the Hemicuda Rally (19/20 October) in Belgium, behind the wheel of a Rally Me BMW MINI.

The Rochdale driver had turned his attentions to the BMW MINI Rallycross championship which runs alongside the British series in 2019 and has returned an impressive rookie season, currently lying third overall in the championship with two rounds remaining. Read More »

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The 2019 Gymkhana GRiD kicked off with something a little special for Baggsy. The Thursday press conference would see the premiere of Baggsy’s new film ‘Return To Driftenberg’. After the success of the first instalment ‘The Driftenberg Project’, Baggsy teamed up with St Supensions and Monster Energy to bring more smoke to the streets of Fichtenberg, Germany.

With cameos from Liam Doran, Andreas Bakkerud, Shane Lynch, Mareike Fox and even the mayor of Fichtenberg Roland Miola. The project would see Baggsy go on the run from the Driftenberg Police Force (Doran and Bakkerud). The four day film shoot took place in the centre of Fichtenberg, on public roads. Which sets it apart from most drift films on YouTube. Read More »

Toyo Tyres British Rallycross BMW MINI contender Steve Brown enjoyed a buoyant weekend at rounds six and seven of the series in South Wales, taking a double podium at the Pembrey Racing Circuit qualifier (21/22 September).

Brown guided his Lohen, Swift GO, Fuchs Lubricants and 710 Oils backed MINI to third place on the rostrum in the hotly contested series during Saturday and Sunday, to cement his third spot in the championship standings with just two rounds remaining. Read More »

It was back to South Wales for rounds six and seven of the Toyo Tires UK Motorsport British Rallycross Championship which took place at Pembrey and saw reigning MSA Junior Rallycross champion Tom Constantine continue his quest for the prestigious Swift Sport Championship. Read More »

A full house of VIPs and members of the media flocked to the iconic Race Control building at Goodwood Revival on Saturday 14 September 2019 for the highly anticipated Credit Suisse Historic Racing Forum.

Before track action officially got under way, the star-studded panel of Derek Bell MBE, Jochen Mass, Alain de Cadenet and Professor Gordon Murray CBE shared their memories of the 1970s. The racing legends provided a unique insight from the perspectives of driver, designer and team owner. Read More »

A special treat awaits visitors to this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, as classic rallying specialists, HERO Events, brings the 2019 RAC Rally of the Tests to the NEC for the very first time. Read More »

Rally driver turned rally cross pilot Steve Brown overcame a bruising shunt in the qualifying heats of last weekend’s Toyo Tyres British Rallycross Championship BMW MINI series, to secure a career-best second place in the final at Lydden Hill in Kent on Monday (26th August ).

Brown was left with significant damage to his Lohen, Swift GO, Fuchs Lubricants and 710 Oils backed MINI after sustaining a heavy impact to the front suspension during a start-line shunt in the opening qualifying heat of the day. Read More »

After an unpleasant finish in Riga, Baggsy would step into the Drift Masters Round 5 weekend with a lot of weight on his shoulders. The team at SB Motorsport had been busy behind the scenes making sure the #PS13V8 was back to it’s former glory and ready to do battle!

Ferropolis, “The City Of Iron” is an open museum of huge old industrial machines in Gräfenhainichen, a city between Wittenberg and Dessau, Germany. It also plays host to the “Iron Drift King” events, and this past weekend saw Round 5 of the Drift Masters European Championship bring the noise. With Thursday and Friday seeing two days of practice for the DMGP drivers to get familiar with their surroundings. Saturday soon rolled around, and it was time to get down to business. Read More »

Despite being in only his first full year competing in the Toyo Tyres British Rallycross Championship, Steve Brown has already bagged a podium in the BMW MINI Championship and will head to Bank Holiday Monday’s (26th August) round at Lydden Hill with his sights sets on a repeat performance during round five of the series. Read More »

It was once again that time of year where 50,000 crazy petrol heads descended upon the quiet village of Rakkestad Norway, for one of the biggest motorsport festivals on the calendar. Gatebil has become a staple for many automotive fans as it takes over Rudskogen Motorsenter every year.

Baggsy and his S14a #StreetWeapon were joined by fellow Monster Energy teammates Luke Woodham, Sultan Al-Qassimi and Tessa Whittock. The festival features three full days of drifting and track action, along with after track parties, trade village and plenty more. The event attracts spectators and drivers from all over the globe for its true unique vibe.

Gatebil is one of the craziest motorsport festivals in the world, which gets better each year. If you have never been, then it’s definitely one for the list! Read More »