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• Ex-F1 racer Mark Blundell captains winning celebrity team
• Screen Stars help to raise £10,000 for Prostate Cancer UK
• Take That chart-topper Howard Donald is best rookie
• Famous faces grin from ear-to-ear after Austin odyssey

The Screen Stars team won the Silverstone Classic Celebrity Challenge Trophy Race – a new addition to the action-packed programme at the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival Saturday evening (29 July). Read More »

• Final list includes top names from sport, showbiz, music and TV
• From Take That to Top Gear via Dragons’ Den and Olympic Gold
• Raising funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK
• All tickets for the Classic must be purchased in advance

World and Olympic champions, chart-topping musicians, best-selling authors and familiar figures from TV and radio will all be on the star-studded grid for the inaugural Celebrity Challenge Trophy Race at this month’s eagerly-anticipated Silverstone Classic (28-30 July).

The stellar big-name line-up features no fewer than five gold medal-winning athletes. These are topped by Jason Kenny CBE who, along with fellow track cyclist Sir Chris Hoy, is Britain’s most successful Olympian having amassed no fewer than six gold medals. Read More »

– Golden girl gears up for special celebrity circuit showdown
– Winter sports star swaps skeleton for motor race debut at Silverstone Classic
– No fewer than five Olympic champions revving up for further glory
– All tickets for the Classic must be purchased in advance

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– Olympic gold medallists Jason Kenny and Amy Williams on the grid
– England cricket captain Mike Gatting joins star-studded cast
– Latest line-up of team captains includes F1 racer Mark Blundell
– Early Bird tickets now on sale with significant savings

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kumho-williams16aWinter Olympic Gold medallist Amy Williams MBE has successfully completed her second Wales Rally GB (October 28-30) as co-driver to Sky Sports News’ F1 analyst Tony Jardine. The privateer pair survived a last stage scare to finish a very creditable 39th overall among the world’s top rally teams.

Campaigning the same Kumho-shod Mitsubishi Evo IX in which they enjoyed a class win on the 2013 event, the duo quickly gelled once more to survive unscathed on what is recognised as one of the most gruelling events on the WRC calendar. Read More »

Jardine GB13bTwo months ago, Skeleton gold medallist Amy Williams MBE had never competed in motorsport. Now she’s a class-winning co-driver on one of the world’s toughest rallies, having assisted Sky Sports analyst Tony Jardine to his best ever result on Wales Rally GB (November 14-17) – the pair’s Kumho-shod ProSpeed Mitsubishi Evo was placed 1st in Class 3 and 26th overall.

The team had a tough start to the event, with Williams missing the second day of the official recce due to illness and various niggling problems on the first day of competition. The duo began to gel on the second one, however, which they finished lying 2nd in class and a fighting 27th overall. Read More »

– Huge crowds enjoy revitalised event as Ogier rounds off season in style
– Volkswagen scores one-two as Jari-Matti Latvala follows home team-mate
– Third for Thierry Neuville is enough to secure runner-up spot in 2013 WRC
– Elfyn Evans and Olympic hero Amy Williams MBE claim respective class honours

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– Ogier remains on course for first Wales Rally GB win
– Andreas Mikkelsen in fight for podium after stellar day for VW
– Robert Kubica crashes out for second time in as many days
– Class leads for Elfyn Evans and Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams MBE

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Wales GB Williams– Skeleton gold medallist Amy Williams MBE prepares to compete in WRC finale

Top athlete and self-confessed adrenalin junkie Amy Williams is making her final preparations to compete with the rally elite in north Wales next week, when she will be co-driving for amateur rally driver, Sky Sports News’ F1 analyst Tony Jardine, at Wales Rally GB (14-17 November). Read More »

– New world champion heads impressive 160+ car line-up
– The very best of international and national rallying talent
– Grand Prix winner and Olympic gold medallist gunning for glory

This year’s new-look Wales Rally GB has attracted a bumper, star-studded entry. Read More »