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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 »

* Timmy Hansen takes victory in Catalunya to become fourth 2020 World RX winner
* Johan Kristoffersson takes second and extends Drivers’ standings lead
* Kevin Hansen makes it double-podium for Team Hansen

Sweden’s Timmy Hansen raced to victory at the Logitech G FIA World RX of Pirineus-Barcelona 2030, round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy (17 October), his first victory since winning the 2019 Drivers’ title. Read More »

The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is the venue for rounds seven and eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy this weekend, 17-18 October.

Saturday’s round seven is named to support the local bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics, Logitech G FIA World RX of Pirineus-Barcelona 2030 while round eight on Sunday is named Logitech G FIA World RX of Catalunya. Read More »

Ferratum Team will continue in Projekt E when the series resumes in Belgium and Germany, having now taken delivery of the STARD Ford Fiesta ERX raced by Janis Baumanis in Riga. The Projekt E car will be run in addition to the team’s World RX Supercar raced in the first six FIA World Rallycross Championship events by Jani Paasonen. Read More »

Rochdale rally driver Steve Brown made the most out of his racing circuit debut by enjoying two positive race finishes at the wheel of a 1965 Ford Mustang as he contested the Classic Sports Car Club meeting at Donington Park on Sunday 27th September. Read More »

British rally driver Steve Brown will tick off yet another discipline on his motorsport list, by contesting his first-ever full circuit race at the wheel of a historic 1965 Ford Mustang during the Classic Sports Car Club meeting at Donington Park on the 25th/26th September.

The Rochdale driver would exchange the rally stages for the rallycross tour in 2019, driving a BMW MINI in the Toyo Tyres British Rallycross Championship, finishing third in his rookie season. Read More »

Team Parker Racing travelled to the Nürburgring with its Bentley Continental GT3 for round two of the GT World Challenge Endurance Cup at the weekend (September 4-6), but contact from another car in the opening laps cost any chance of a good result. Read More »

British driver Lewis Hamilton has received the prestigious Hawthorn Memorial Trophy for the tenth time, adding to his record-breaking seventh British Grand Prix win last weekend.

The Hawthorn Memorial Trophy is awarded annually by Motorsport UK to the most successful British or Commonwealth driver in the FIA Formula One World Championship. It was first presented by the Hawthorn family in memory of Mike Hawthorn, who became Britain’s first Formula One World Champion in 1958 but tragically died in a road accident a year later.

19 different drivers have won the honour during the past 61 years, and on 24 of those occasions the recipient was also World Champion in the same year. Lewis Hamilton is firmly inscribed on the roll of honour alongside other Commonwealth greats including, Sir Stirling Moss, Jack Brabham, Jim Clark, Sir Jackie Stewart, Alan Jones, Damon Hill, Nigel Mansell, Jacques Villeneuve and Jenson Button. After Hamilton, Mansell is the next most successful recipient with seven wins. Read More »

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 »