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The MG Car Club’s Motorsport activities for the 2019 season have been confirmed with a six race calendar for the Club’s six Championships.

Alongside the Club’s non-motorsport activities, the Club are the largest single marque club organising and managing all of the race meetings and championships. Motorsport is synonymous with the MG brand, with numerous race and rally appearances and also land speed records littered throughout history. Read More »

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With eight meetings comprising a mix of sprint and pit stop races – two on grand prix circuits – the Equipe Pre ‘63 series for Appendix K FIA sports cars is all set for a thrilling 2019 season.

Formulated to recreate the spirit of 1950s clubman motorsport, Equipe Pre ‘63 certainly captured the imagination of drivers and spectators alike this year – its inaugural season. Read More »

Ferrari’s Corse Clienti division is pleased to announce the launch of the Ferrari Challenge UK series for 2019, with the Ferrari 488 Challenge to race on four UK circuits. This is the first time in the history of Ferrari that the brand has offered a one-make racing series dedicated for a single market.

The UK is the second oldest market for Ferrari, after the USA, with the first Ferrari cars brought into the UK by ex-Ferrari driver and World Champion Mike Hawthorn in the late 1950s, before the official import of cars began in 1960. Read More »

– Colin Turkington secures his third British Touring Car Championship title at Brands Hatch.
– BMW and West Surrey Racing (WSR) take the Manufacturer and Team titles in the BTCC.
– Title won in 125i M Sport.

Team BMW driver, Colin Turkington has secured his third title in the 2018 season finale of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch. The Northern Irishman is one of only eight drivers to have won three or more BTCC crowns (adding to those he won in 2009 and 2014), after a dramatic and competitive season. Read More »

Amigos Team Parker Racing driver Seb Perez rounded off a magnificent debut year in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB by securing the ProAm title at the season finale’ at Brands Hatch last weekend (29th/30th September).

The Chesterfield ace embarked on an emphatic drive, celebrating his 19th Birthday in style by taking third ProAm in the opener on Sunday morning. His twelfth podium of the season was enough to clinch the title with a race in hand. Read More »

James Dorlin (Barnsley) has provisionally been crowned the 2018 Renault UK Clio Cup Champion after he took victory in Sunday’s highly charged final round of the season at Brands Hatch – shown live on ITV4. His title is also the first for the Westbourne Motorsport team in the championship…

Dorlin led all the way from the start, handling two Safety Car periods and also pressure from an assortment of drivers to achieve his sixth victory of the season. Read More »

– Halfords Yuasa Racing steal the show at Brands Hatch with double 1-2 successes
– Dan Cammish caps off maiden BTCC campaign by breaking duck with two wins
– New-for-2018 Honda Civic Type R (FK8) collects four wins and 13 podiums in debut season

Halfords Yuasa Racing brought its 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season to a spectacular conclusion at Brands Hatch as Dan Cammish twice led home Matt Neal in a pair of perfect 1-2 results to break his BTCC victory duck. Read More »

Nationwide Accident Repairs is on the verge of a historic fifth Carrera Cup championship title as they head to Brands Hatch for the final two races of the season. Dino Zamparelli, driving the familiar orange, blue, and white Nationwide Porsche, has an eight-point lead going into the weekend.

Dino extended his advantage last time out at Silverstone, taking pole position, and the two points that go with it, as well as a victory in the weekend’s first race. Read More »

This is it! After 220 laps and almost 430 miles of racing, the 2018 Renault UK Clio Cup will come down to a nail-biting four-way title showdown between Max Coates (Scorton), Paul Rivett (Epsom Downs), James Dorlin (Barnsley) and Daniel Rowbottom (Kidderminster) on Kent’s legendary Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit this weekend (Sat 29/Sun 30 Sept).

Just seven points cover leader Coates, second-placed Rivett and Dorlin in third with a maximum of 56 to be had from the season’s final two rounds. Rowbottom in fourth is the outsider, currently 49 off Coates. Read More »

– Honda targets successful end to a positive maiden season racing new Civic Type R (FK8)
– Matt Neal and Dan Cammish come full circle as Brands Hatch bookends thrilling season
– Honda and Halfords Yuasa Racing out to consolidate Manufacturers’ and Teams’ positions

Almost six months on from the maiden race outing for the all-new Honda Civic Type R (FK8), the Halfords Yuasa Racing team returns to the scene of the car’s debut at Brands Hatch for the final round of the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Read More »