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Scottish rally driver Euan Thorburn continued the perfect start to his 2019 rallying season at the Rallynuts Stages today (13th April 2019) by taking a start-to-finish victory in his Ford Focus WRC with Paul Beaton on the notes.

Thorburn, from Duns in the Scottish borders, stunned his rivals by taking fastest stage time on each of the event’s six special stages, to win the Builth Wells based event by winning margin of 59 seconds. This victory ensures the duo maintain their 100% winning record this year, winning each of the four events contested. Read More »

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ROUNDS 1-3: BRANDS HATCH INDY, 6-7 APRIL

The 2019 championship kicked off at Brands Hatch as Josh Cook, Andrew Jordan and Rory Butcher claimed a win apiece on a breathless afternoon of racing.

Cook won the opener after getting his tyre tactics spot on, as others switched to wet tyres with fog and drizzle shrouding the circuit. Jake Hill made his way into second, with Tom Chilton following him home. Read More »

Firstly, hello and welcome to the first Race and Rally – Rally2 Championship Update of 2019 and we are pleased to deliver the first points tables after round 1, Rally North Wales.

We are delighted to welcome 16 contenders to the opening round with more still to come on the Pirelli International Rally at the end of this month, further demonstrating the hunger for a positive running order for two-wheel-drive machines and a dynamic calendar of events. Read More »

– Lister to title sponsor the Stirling Moss Trophy
– Silverstone Auctions and Ric Wood Motorsport to share equal title of the Historic Touring Car Challenge

As the new season approaches new partnerships have been confirmed between Motor Racing Legends’ and the Lister Motor Company who will become title sponsor for the Stirling Moss Trophy. Read More »

Sywell Classic: Pistons and Props returns to Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire, on Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd September 2019, combining hot rods, historic racers and bikes with exciting air displays, car & bike clubs and a superb variety of live music!

The Dakota ZA947 will be flying over Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props on Sunday 22nd September 2019!

The aircraft was adopted by Strike Command and issued to the BBMF in March 1993. In 2004, an original and authentic floor and interior was re-fitted to the Dakota, returning the cabin to the original, wartime specification. There are now no other multi-engine tail wheel aircraft in RAF service outside the BBMF – proving the Dakota is an important training asset used for initial training of aircrew. Read More »

The cry goes up as the headliners face off at big-time boxing nights – “Let’s get ready to rumble!” – yet it’s nothing compared to the tumult that will break out when Jet cars hit Santa Pod Raceway at Easter for the Festival Of Power. Read More »

IMG Motorsports today launches a ground-breaking initiative with the planned introduction of a dynamic electric racing element to the FIA World Rallycross Championship weekend.

The concept, titled Projekt E, will see electric-powered cars compete on the same weekend as traditional Supercars.

This new-look race weekend format will allow rallycross fans to enjoy the traditional internal combustion engines – and be given a glimpse of the future for production-based cars. Read More »

– Late puncture robs Welshman of famous World Championship victory
– Podium consolation for Dolgellau speedster
– Kris Meeke wins Power Stage finale to take maximum bonus points
– Excitement builds for the autumn’s Wales Rally GB

Welsh star Elfyn Evans was cruelly robbed of a second win in the FIA World Rally Championship in a dramatic and heart-breaking finale to the weekend’s Tour de Corse (28-31 March), the campaign’s first round staged on pure asphalt. Read More »

Renault F1 Team faced bitter disappointment in the 2019 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix with both Nico Hülkenberg and Daniel Ricciardo retiring from points-scoring positions, three laps short of the finish.

Nico, who started from seventeenth on the grid, enjoyed an excellent start and climbed to eleventh by the end of the opening lap. On a two-stop strategy, he worked his way up to sixth before his retirement on lap 54 of 57. Read More »

– McLaren Automotive’s most extreme track car yet will make its public debut at Goodwood on Saturday April 6
– New GTR will lead a track parade of McLaren Ultimate Series cars brought together for the first time with the iconic McLaren F1, represented by the famous XP5 prototype.
– Just 75 McLaren Senna GTRs will be built to customer order, priced from £1.1 million plus taxes – and all are sold Read More »