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Category Archives: Circuit Racing

Team Parker Racing opened the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup season in Italy at the weekend (July 24-26), but unfortunately some bad luck cost the team a shot at silverware.

Despite the best efforts of Bentley Motorsport Academy drivers Frank Bird, Nicolai Kjærgaard, and Euan McKay, a brake issue in the second hour of the race put paid to the team’s chances after it had been running as high as third place in the Silver Cup. Read More »

Another Sunday and another visit to a circuit meeting. This time it was a true clubmans affair as it was the 750 Motor Clubs Mallory Park meeting. It has been a while but we were quickly remined that Mallory is a great circuit to watch at, especially with race fields of 20+ cars. In the case of the Hot Hatches they were close to 40 cars and the two races were action packed throughout the field. There were the two 750 fields, Historic and Modern, who also ran a pair of races. Last but not least were the Caterham Graduates, who ran a total of 3 incident packed races. Read More »

After a pause of more than four months, Team Parker Racing is set to open the GT World Challenge Europe season as it travels to Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Italy for round one of the series’ Endurance Cup with its Bentley Continental GT3 this weekend (July 25-26). Read More »

After the covid-19 enforced drought of motorsport, we made our first venture out to Donington Park for the Masters Historic F1 meeting. The entries were slightly down on usual, with many continental competitors unsure of attending. There were several bumper fields though, with the pre-66 Touring Cars providing the usual entertainment. The Historic F1 cars were great to watch and listen to, with the echo of Cosworth DFV’x through the Craner Curves. There were two different sports car fields and rounding off the event with the pre-66 Minis. Read More »

Last weekend saw a successful return for motorsport on British shores, as competitive action resumed once again. 12 events signalled the resumption of motorsport on the opening weekend, after 110 days since the sport was stopped in its tracks by the coronavirus pandemic.

Proceedings got underway on Saturday 4 July with Motorsport UK CEO Hugh Chambers waving the green flag at Castle Combe for the BARC Championship Race Meeting. Further racing action took place at Snetterton and Cadwell Park circuits, with wheel-to-wheel Karting competition at Forest Edge in Winchester and Sorel Point in Jersey. After his visit to Castle Combe, Hugh Chambers hotfooted it to the South Oxon Motor Club meeting for the first Autotest in the country since the restart. Read More »

110 days after being stopped in their tracks, motorsport circuits and venues will once again reverberate to the sound of competition this weekend (4/5 July), as Motorsport UK restarts engines across the country.

Following the suspension of all event permits on 17 March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Motorsport UK has been working hard behind the scenes to restart four-wheeled competition as soon as it could be considered safe to do so. From Saturday 4 July, motorsport will resume, with 12 events set to be held throughout Britain on the opening weekend. Read More »

Provisional dates produced pending future government directives

Series Organiser, TOCA, has today (27 April) issued a revised provisional calendar for the 2020 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship, comprising nine events and a total of 27 races, all of which will be screened live and exclusively on the ITV network.

TOCA has taken the decision to provisionally plan events from August onwards, however, the calendar will of course remain conditional upon receiving appropriate government directives and approvals regarding the resumption of sporting activities. Should the BTCC be unable to resume at that time, the calendar will be amended accordingly. Read More »

Swedish rally driver Mattias Adielsson upstaged the FIA World Rallycross Championship regulars, invited stars and professional gamers to claim a dramatic victory in the opening round of the World RX Esports Invitational – the Catalunya Edition.

The inaugural event, run on DiRT Rally 2.0 in partnership with Codemasters and Motorsport Games, attracted a grid of 20 drivers and took place on the virtual Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the venue for the scheduled opening round of the 2020 world championship which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Read More »

Due to the decision by the Norwegian Minister of Sport and Culture to suspend all sporting events until June 15 in light of the global health concerns regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), this year’s World RX of Norway, scheduled for June 13-14, has been postponed.

This decision was made after careful consideration and consultation with the FIA, the Norwegian ASN and the local event organizer, as the health and safety of everyone involved remains our priority. We are studying a viable alternative date for the event in conjunction with the local event organizer. We will provide further updates as soon as we have them.

Due to directives issued by the National Security Council of Belgium, which include the suspension of all outdoor events in the country in light of global health concerns regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), this year’s World RX of Benelux at Spa-Francorchamps on May 16-17 has been re-scheduled.

This decision was made after careful consideration and consultation with the FIA, the Belgian ASN and the local event organizer, as the health and safety of everyone involved remains our priority. The event has been provisionally re-scheduled for October 3-4*. Further information about the event is available
here (https://www.sparxbenelux.com/en/) . *Subject to FIA approval. Read More »