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Category Archives: Circuit Racing

– Mattias Ekström on the rallycross throne after only three years
– The next step is to follow in 2017 with factory support from Audi
– Ekström battles for the titles in the DTM and World RX

Mattias Ekström will again be competing in a dual role in 2017. Following remarkable years in the DTM and two titles with Audi, the Swede is determined to claim the top spot now in the new, more than 500-HP Audi RS 5 DTM too. Read More »

– JD Classics has kicked off the racing season in style, with two wins and a podium finish at the 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting
– The Maldon-based team raced to a double victory in its Rover SD1, competing in the two Gerry Marshall Trophy races
– JD Classics also battled in a close-fought race to finish 2nd in the Scott Brown Trophy with its Lister Costin
– A total of seven cars were campaigned by JD Classics, including debuts for the Cooper T45 and Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 Monza
– The team’s TWR Jaguar XJS also took part in Group A demonstrations on the circuit over the weekend, with Steve Soper at the wheel
– As well as the on-track action, JD Classics also hosted a number of VIPs in the Jackie Stewart Pavilion, located adjacent to the pits Read More »

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is speeding into 2017 with its most successful grid in history, as an extraordinary 16 race-winners and a whole host of eager challengers prepare to go head-to-head for the most coveted crown in UK motor sport.

For the second year in succession, a capacity 32-strong grid has been unveiled during today’s (16 March) annual Season Launch at Donington Park. Read More »

Subaru and BMR Racing are delighted to announce that Josh Price will drive the fourth Subaru Levorg with the BMR Racing Academy in the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

After an outstanding season in the Renault UK Clio Cup Championship last year, Josh has been supported by the BMR Academy which is the stepping stone system created by BMR to assist drivers in the transition from Clio’s to the BTCC. Read More »

– Three golden rowers are latest to join celebrity grid in July
– Mark Hunter, Greg Searle and Jonny Searle all pass MSA competition licence tests
– Stars turn out for celebrity showdown at Silverstone Classic
– Early Bird tickets now on sale with significant savings


A trio of gold medal-winning Olympic rowers are the latest additions to the ‘star-studded’ grid set to contest the world’s biggest celebrity motor race at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (28-30 July). Read More »

– Jonny Kane and Dean Stoneman added to the Factory Driver line-up
– All Factory Drivers to feature in Blancpain GT Series
– Jazeman Jaafar a new addition to the McLaren GT Driver Academy
– Four members of the GT Driver Academy to race for Strakka Racing

McLaren has confirmed British drivers Jonny Kane and Dean Stoneman as additions to its Factory Driver roster for 2017, which has grown to five drivers as the season plans have been finalised. Read More »

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) is deeply saddened by the news that motorsport legend John Surtees CBE has passed away aged 83. Read More »

– External and internal improvements to the successful racing version of the Golf GTI
– Delivery of new model to customers underway
– Golf GTI goes into new global TCR season as defending champion Read More »

– British watch brand Omologato to partner Mahindra Racing Formula E Team in long-term multi-level deal.
– Omologato will create an exclusive Mahindra Racing chronograph, which drivers and team members will wear during race weekends.
– The Omologato logo will feature on the podium-scoring M3Electro, with Omologato clocks featuring prominently in the Mahindra Racing garage.

Omologato is to become an official partner of the Mahindra Formula E team.

The long-term multi-level partnership will begin at the next Formula E race, the Mexico City ePrix, which takes place at the start of April. Read More »

mclaren-howell17Following the completion of the successful development season for the 570S GT4, the latest GT model from McLaren will return to the British GT Championship for 2017.  Strengthening the McLaren presence on the grid will be McLaren Automotive Test Driver Gareth Howell who joins customer team In2Racing, driving one of the team’s two-car assault on the GT4 championship.

In his role as Test Driver, Howell has been involved in the development of the three-tier model range from McLaren – Super Series, Ultimate Series and, most recently, the Sports Series – since he joined the company in 2010. Read More »