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Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship
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 »

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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 »

Halfords Yuasa Racing heads into the opening rounds of the 2019 British Touring Car Championship in optimistic mood following a promising official test of its Honda Civic Type R race cars.

After a first season racing the latest FK8 version of the Honda Civic Type R in 2018, Team Dynamics, which runs Halfords Yuasa Racing, made the most of the winter break. Read More »

The 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship is primed and ready for the opening event of the season at Brands Hatch next weekend (6/7 April), after the capacity 30-car grid completed a successful test day at the famous Kent venue.

Following Tuesday’s Season Launch evening at the beautiful and historic Hever Castle, the full line-up of drivers then descended onto Brands Hatch on Wednesday to take part in today’s official pre-season test session. Read More »

DS TECHEETAH driver Jean-Éric Vergne celebrated first race win of the 2018/2019 ABB FIA Formula E Season at the Sanya E-Prix in China.

After a thrilling start to DS TECHEETAH’s home E-Prix, Jean-Éric who qualified second, made his move to take the lead and it kept all the way to the chequered flag with an extremely strong drive. Meanwhile, his team-mate, André Lotterer who qualified in P7 made his way up the grid to finish in P4 in the closely contested race. Read More »

– D’station Racing dominates in first race as Aston Martin partner team
– Works driver Darren Turner returns to winning ways on Suzuka debut
– New Vantage GT3 delivers on promise as a top flight customer GT car

Aston Martin Racing partner team D’station Racing secured the first outright victory for the new Aston Martin Vantage GT3 at Suzuka Raceway, in the opening round of the Super Taikyu series. Read More »

– Fifth position for the German in first E-Prix in Sanya
– Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler just one point short of top spot in the standings
– Lucas di Grassi taken out of the race by a collision not of his own doing

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Visitors to the 2019 Donington Historic Festival on 3-5 May will enjoy not only a hugely entertaining three days of action on the circuit, but also a jam-packed programme of off-track entertainment, including massive display areas, exhibitions and parades. Read More »

The ABB FIA Formula E championship returns to mainland China for the first time since Season Two of the all-electric street racing series.

DS TECHEETAH is gearing up for a successful home E-Prix as the team is keen for a strong comeback following the disappointing end to the Hong Kong E-Prix where André Lotterer saw the win taken away from him on the penultimate lap when Sam Bird collided with him. Read More »

– Customer team 59Racing secures historic first-ever pole positon and race win for the McLaren 720S GT3
– Victory at Melbourne’s Albert Park for the track-only Super Series model on competitive customer debut
– Race wins and further podium finishes for McLaren 570S GT4 in Australia and United States

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