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Category Archives: Circuit Racing

Motorsport UK are delighted to announce a new multi-year title partnership for the British Kart Championships with Wera Tools, one of Europe’s leading tool manufacturers, joining the series. Britain’s premier karting championships will now be known as the Wera Tools British Kart Championships. Read More »

After a successful debut season in the British Rallycross Championship in 2019, Rochdale driver Steve Brown will once again swap the rally stages for circuits as he makes a return to the popular BMW MINI series in 2021. Read More »

The 2021 season got off to a fantastic start with another great result for Team WRT at the Hankook Dubai 24 Hour race where the five-driver team, including Penrith’s Frank Bird, finished in an excellent second place. Read More »

Series Organiser, TOCA, has today (14 January) issued a revised calendar for the 2021 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.

In order to maximise the opportunity for spectators and guests to attend our events, it has been decided to shift the start of the campaign back by five weeks. Read More »

In light of continued health concerns regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the organiser of the World Rallycross of Germany, scheduled to take place 12-13 December, has decided to cancel the final event of the 2020 FIA World Rallycross season. As the World RX of Germany event was the last scheduled event of the season, championship points leader Johan Kristoffersson has been named the 2020 FIA World Rallycross Champion, and KYB Team JC win the 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship for Teams. Read More »

The final round of the 2020 GT World Challenge Europe took place with a 40-car field tackling the 1000km of Circuit Frank Bird Paul Ricard at the weekend but it was to end in disappointment for Bentley Motorsport Academy drivers Frank Bird, Nicolai Kjærgaard, and Euan McKay. Read More »

Motorsport UK has concluded the tender it launched on 7 September in relation to the promotion and organisation of the British Superkart Championship and the British Superkart Grand Prix.

Following a detailed review of the category it has been decided that the governing body will take on the organisation of the Championship and Grand Prix for a period of three years, with the operational support of Super Karting UK.

This long-term commitment to the future of superkarting is intended to build a stronger structure, and to invest in the promotion and growth of the sport. In the event that the organisation of the championship yields a profit, this will be invested back into the marketing and promotion of long circuit karting. Read More »

Team Parker Racing suffered more bad luck in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup, as a Team Parker software glitch and gearbox failure cost it a legitimate shot at a podium at this year’s 24 Hours of Spa.

The classic race, usually held in the heat of July, moved to a late October date due to the rescheduled 2020 calendar, meaning the team not only had to contend with cool ambient temperatures and increased inclement weather, but also a race held under more hours of darkness than daylight. Read More »

Team Parker Racing is set to resume action in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup as it tackles the daunting 24 Hours of Spa over this forthcoming late autumnal weekend of (October 22-25).

Despite bad luck at the opening two rounds of the season, with brake failure at Imola and unnecessary damage from a rival behind the Safety Car at the Nürburgring, Bentley Motorsport Academy members Frank Bird from Penrith and teammates Nicolai Kjærgaard, and Euan McKay remain upbeat about their chances at the marquee event after the official two-day test at the circuit in September. Read More »

* Johan Kristoffersson claims victory at Logitech G FIA World RX of Catalunya
* Timmy Hansen and Anton Marklund take round eight podiums
* Andreas Bakkerud and Mattias Ekstrom star but miss out on top results

Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson claimed a dramatic victory at the Logitech G FIA World RX of Catalunya, round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy (18 October). Read More »