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Steve Brown ensured his return to the BTRDA Clubmans Championship was a successful one, by taking third spot in the “B Final” at Blyton Race Circuit last weekend (14th October) in a Bellerby RX BMW Mini Cooper.

After making his debut in the sport at Croft in 2017, the Rochdale rally driver would once again make the switch from the stages to the circuit in a deal brokered by sponsors 710 Oils and Fuchs Lubricants UK.

He would leave behind his popular Nissan Micra Kit Car and step into a BMW Mini, operated by successful British Rallycross outfit Bellerby RX. Brown was able to overcome the torrential rain and mud strewn circuit to grab a podium result on only his second outing. Read More »

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– With the third place finish of Nicolas Lapierre, André Negrão and Pierre Thiriet, Signatech Alpine Matmut finishes on the podium for the fourth consecutive time at Fuji Speedway in Japan.
– With four podiums in as many races this season the Alpine A470 maintains its lead in the World Endurance Championship LMP2 category before the Shanghai round on November 16-18.
– This weekend, Signatech Alpine Matmut received its 24 Hours of Le Mans winner’s trophy. Read More »

– Own record topped: six DTM victories in a row for René Rast
– Audi driver in final race successfully battles for runner-up in the championship
– Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “A fantastic way to close the season”

Six victories in a row! Audi driver René Rast won the season’s last race at the Hockenheimring as well, so topping his own record from the previous day. Read More »

– Aston Martin Racing leads early stages and records double-points finish
– Vantage GTE shows another step forward in performance with pole in Fuji
– Partner team TF Sport clinches podium finish with V8 Vantage GTE

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– New record: René Rast first driver with five DTM victories in a row
– Championship remains open before the last race on Sunday
– Robin Frijns perfects Audi’s one-two result in Saturday’s race

René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg continues to make DTM history: In Saturday’s race of the season finale at the Hockenheimring, the Audi driver celebrated his fifth consecutive victory. No other driver has ever achieved this feat before in the touring car racing series that has been held since 1984. Read More »

Flanders International Rally Challenge contender Steve Brown will make a return to the BTRDA Clubmans Championship at Blyton Park Race Circuit this weekend (14th October), in a bid to better his “C Final” win at Croft 2017.

Brown, from Rochdale, will make the switch to the ultra-competitive formula for the second time in his career and will once again drive a Bellerby RX Racing Team BMW Mini, but this time at the Lincolnshire circuit. Read More »

Nissan will make its official on-track debut and begina new brand partnership with Royal Dutch Shell PLC when the ABB FIA Formula E championship stages its preseason test next week.

The Nissan e.dams team will conduct three days of testing at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain,alongside the other 10 teams competing in the upcoming season of the all-electric racing championship. Read More »

– The fourth edition of the annual Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA), recently held at the banked Linas-Montlhéry Autodrome circuit, is declared a great success by both the event participants and the record number of sun-soaked spectators
– The 2018 LGHA had something for all petrolhead tastes, from pre-war competition Voisins and Bugattis, to a brace of post-war Ferrari 156 ‘Sharknose’ F1 grand prix racers – driven by Arturo Merzario and Jason Stuart – plus NART Plymouth Barracudas and Ford Mustangs, Group B rallying Peugeot 205 T16s and Renault 5 Turbos, ex-Le Mans Rondeau Inaltra and Alpine M63 B, plus too many other competition car and motorcycle treats to mention
– The legendary ex-Montlhéry bronze-coloured Jaguar XK120 FHC, which clocked the Autodrome at an average speed of over 107 mph for seven days and nights in 1952, made an emotional return to the banked French circuit Read More »

Once again, this year’s Meguiar’s Club Showcase has attracted a fantastic array of classics as the 16 finalists are revealed ahead of the Grand Final at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, at Birmingham’s NEC from the 9-11 November.

The Porsche contingent is represented by Paul Howman’s 911 ‘993’ and the 356 of Ian Ellis, a deserved Super Class Winner at the Stanford Hall VW Show. Read More »

– UK-based ‘W Series’ launches today, the first races planned for spring of 2019
– Women-only international series addresses historic gender imbalance in motorsport
– Backers include former Grand Prix star David Coulthard
– Prize pot of US$1.5 million set to attract the best female racers from all categories and all countries

W Series, a new international women-only single-seater motor racing series, launches today, its aim being to attract the world’s best female drivers, to fast-track women to Formula 1, and, ultimately, find the world’s first female Formula 1 champion. Read More »