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Unpredictable and absorbing: the Renault UK Clio Cup enters a crucial stage of its 2018 season when it visits the unique banked Rockingham circuit this weekend (Sat 11/Sun 12 August).

Major recognition for whoever wins

With six races to go – Rockingham marks rounds 13 and 14 out of 18 – the championship’s top 11 all still have a chance of winning arguably the most competitive single-model saloon car championship in Europe. Read More »

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– DTM to race on Grand Prix Circuit at Brands Hatch for the first time
– Audi drivers on technically challenging old-school track

At Brands Hatch (England), the Audi DTM teams will start the second half of the season on the weekend of August 11/12. For the first time, the popular touring car racing series is using the tradition-steeped Grand Prix Circuit. A very challenging track profile with high cornering speeds is in store for the six Audi drivers. Read More »

On a busy weekend for McLaren Automotive customer teams racing around the world, the McLaren 570S GT4 scored its third overall GT4 win of the 2018 British GT season at Brands Hatch and set pole at Road America in Wisconsin. The 650S GT3 driven by Fraser Ross took the Australian GT Championship points lead after scoring two podium finishes in three races in Australia.

In the UK, the McLaren 570S GT4 scored its third overall GT4 win of the 2018 British GT Championship at Brands Hatch. The Balfe Motorsport #501 570S GT4 of Graham Johnson and Mike Robinson took a commanding victory in the two-hour race, after quick pit work and a safety car period just before the pit window opened midway through the race, vaulted the team from ninth in GT4 class to take the lead. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team is pleased to confirm Daniel Ricciardo will join the team from the 2019 season. He will team up with current driver Nico Hülkenberg.

Twenty-nine-year-old Daniel, who hails from Perth, Australia, joins Renault Sport Formula One Team for the next two seasons. Read More »

– Matt Neal on cusp of BTCC lead after historic ‘Diamond Double’ success
– More podium silverware inspires Dan Cammish in hunt for victory
– Confidence high for Rockingham as Halfords Yuasa Racing defend teams’ advantage

Honda will bid to pick up from where it left off as the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship resumes with Rounds 19/20/21 at the tricky and technical Rockingham Circuit following its bountiful haul of points in the ‘Diamond Double’ landmark event. Read More »

On Friday 14th September at Spa Francorchamps, as part of this year’s Spa Six Hour event, the autumnal air will come alive with the sights and sounds of a magnificent grid of Pre-War sports cars for a 40 minute pit stop race.

Race organisers Motor Racing Legends run a series of races for Pre-War Sports Cars throughout the season and races are open to all sports cars built before 1941. Cars must be must be close to the original production specification; in ‘road-going’ trim with wings and lights fitted and using ordinary pump fuel. Read More »

– Aston Martin Racing revises driver crews for Super Season six-hour races
– Darren Turner re-signs for Aston Martin Racing in expanded role
– Jonny Adam to support TF Sport in GTE Am for the rest of 2018

Aston Martin Racing has adjusted its driver line-up for the remainder of 2018, beginning with the 6 Hours of Silverstone (19 August) and including the 6 Hours of Fuji (14 October) and 6 Hours of Shanghai (18 November). Read More »

The Amigos Team Parker Racing duo of Seb Perez and George Gamble returned to the racetrack after the summer break last weekend, with Perez picking up where he left off at Oulton Park in May by storming to a Porsche Carrera Cup GB ProAm double podium at Snetterton (28/29th July).

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Round six of the Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship returns to Croft Circuit next Sunday (29th July) for the second time this year with once again a host of local drivers up against the established front-runners in what is sure to be another spectacular affair.

Former champion Ollie O’Donovan leads the series and will be looking to repeat his victory at Croft back in May, but the Irishman knows he won’t have it all his own way. Read More »

Reigning MSA Junior Rallycross champion Tom Llewellin endured a challenging weekend at the double header rounds of the Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship at Pembrey but still came away with a podium finish.

The 17 year old from nearby Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire was again contesting the Swift Sport Championship for Peter Gwynne Motorsport (PGM) in the Suzuki Swift and after the difficult qualifying session for round four, battled through to take fourth place in the final. Read More »