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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 »

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As 2019 marks the 35thanniversary of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, the organisers have chosen to theme Hall 8 as ‘From 1984 – The 35th Anniversary Hall’. Held at Birmingham’s NEC from 8-10 November, this part of the show is dedicated to marques, models and clubs that have appeared since 1984. Read More »

The most anticipated round on the Drift Master calendar returned to Plock Stadium, Poland at the end of June. The custom drift track built inside the football stadium hosted one of the most talked about events in 2018, and history was about to repeat.

Armed with his #PS13V8, Baggsy got straight to work. After some solid practice sessions, it was time to head into qualifying. Scoring 84 in his first run and 91 in his second, Baggsy was sitting comfortably in 4th place, and ready to take on the battles.

In front of a 10,000 strong crowd, and more than 1 Million online viewers. The main event was about to bring the noise to the Kazimierz Górski Stadium. Read More »

The theme of the 35th anniversary Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, has been revealed as ‘Top Trumps’, the iconic card game that has been played across the world for over 40 years and is now more popular than ever!

In a show first, the organisers, along with headline sponsors Lancaster Insurance, are working in partnership with Winning Moves, owners of the Top Trumps brand, to bring the game to life. Motoring enthusiasts of all generations will be able to enjoy the game in a variety of ways as they explore the various displays. Read More »

IMG Motorsports today confirms that Projekt E, an electric development series, will showcase electric-powered cars on the same event schedule as traditional World RX Supercars at selected European rounds of the championship in 2020.

The underlying aim of Projekt E is to evaluate electric racecars in a World RX environment in accordance with the roadmap for electrification of the FIA World Rallycross Championship which was recently ratified by the FIA World Motorsport Council. Read More »

Toyo Tyres British Rallycross rookie Steve Brown secured his maiden BMW MINI Championship podium on Sunday, taking third place at Pembrey Race Circuit at the fourth round of the series in South Wales (22-23 June).

With the weekend double-header counting for rounds three and four of the series, Brown overcame a difficult Saturday to bounce back to a third place in the final the very next day, meaning he heads to the next round back at Lydden Hill in fifth place in the series and just two points behind fourth spot. Read More »

Rally turned Rallycross driver Steve Brown will aim to score the best result of his short circuit racing career this weekend as he heads to Pembrey for the third and fourth rounds of the Toyo Tyres British Rallycross Championship (22-23 June).

In his debut season contesting the ultra-competitive BMW MINI Championship, Brown has shown impressive form during both rounds so far in 2019 but unlucky Final performances have meant that he currently lies seventh place in the series. Read More »

The fourth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, the Dayinsure World RX of Great Britain, is the centrepiece of the SpeedMachine Festival at Silverstone this weekend. Read More »

The SpeedMachine Festival will pay tribute to one of Formula One’s most prestigious teams, ROKiT Williams Racing, with an off-track display at Silverstone from May 25-26.

In a homage to the iconic British outfit, founded by Sir Frank Williams, and a nod to the present, the Williams FW14B made famous by Nigel Mansell, will share the spotlight with an FW42 show car similar to that campaigned by George Russell and Robert Kubica in 2019. Read More »

It was back to Sunny Spain this past weekend for Baggsy. And this time he got to play on the world famous F1 Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

With the FIA World Rally Cross descending upon the Spanish community of Catalonia, Baggsy and the #LSXR35 came to bring the noise to the party. Kicking off the weekend with a photoshoot on the F1 start line, the #LSXR35 looked right at home.

Joined by fellow Monster Energy athlete Luke Woodham and in front of a crowd of 25k crazy WRX fans. Baggsy brought the Monster Energy smoke show with four demos over the course of the weekend. And to top it off, a couple of lucky fans got to join him in the passenger seat. Read More »