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– Burlen Ltd is preparing to promote the flagship race at the Brands Hatch Mini Festival: ‘The SU Carburetters Cup for Pre-66 Minis’
– The annual Brands Hatch Mini Festival celebrates one of the greatest creations in British automotive history, with demonstrations, races and stunts throughout
– The Pre-66 grid always attracts big crowds at the Brands Hatch Mini Festival, with the audience captivated by watching cars from the earliest period of Mini racing going head-to-head
– Brands Hatch Mini Festival runs from 8-9 July 2017

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Tom Ingram, Gordon Shedden and Andrew Jordan took a win apiece as the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship got underway at Brands Hatch this weekend (1/2 April).


Jeff Smith had secured the first pole position of the new campaign during mixed conditions on Saturday, but the experienced Eurotech Racing driver couldn’t hang on at the front once the lights went out for Sunday’s season-opener. Read More »

The 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship fires into life at Brands Hatch next weekend (1-2 April) with the most successful grid in its history, as an extraordinary 16 race-winners and a host of challengers get set to battle for the most coveted prize in British motor sport. Read More »

– Returning as a Manufacturer Team after 21 years.
– Marking ten years relationship with West Surrey Racing.
– Welcoming back 2014 BTCC Champion, Colin Turkington.
– Celebrating signing of multiple BTCC Independent Drivers Champion, Andrew Jordan.
– Renewing seven year WSR deal with Series’ favourite, Rob Collard.
– The Series commences at the opening rounds at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit on 1-2 April 2017.

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brandshatch17-3It was a glorious winters day down at Brands Hatch, with crisp and cold conditions all day. Of the top 10 seeded crews only 4 made the finish, with the attrition rate high among the fancied crews. At the end of 8 hard fought stages Paul Swift & Pat Walsh (Escort MkII) took victory by 8 seconds from Martin Hodgson & Tony Jones (Escort MkII), with Nigel Mummery & Fiona Scarrett (Focus WRC) just over a minute further back. 2016 winners Chris West & Harry Brown had been fastest through the first stage but destroyed the front left corner of their 306 Maxi on an obscured concrete block, early in stage 2. Read More »

aerocatch-jacksonMat Jackson, Motorbase BTCC driver and AeroCatch ambassador, finished his 2016 BTCC campaign in style by claiming a seventh win of the season for the Motorbase team at the season finale at Brands Hatch.

Mat’s win helped seal the Independents Title win for the team, with Motorbase finishing an impressive third overall in the team standings. Mat was drafted in to head the AeroCatch campaign and to create greater awareness to the issue of dangerous counterfeit AeroCatch bonnet fastener kits coming onto the market. Read More »

– Gordon Shedden takes last-gasp BTCC success at Brands Hatch
– Kris Richard snatches FIA ETCC title in dramatic season finale
– Josh Files takes ADAC TCR Germany crown with race win


The Honda Civic Type R has taken four key championships in 2016 after a treble title success in Europe last weekend (October 1-2). Read More »

mg-brands16Staff at MG Motor are celebrating this week, after British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) driver Ashley Sutton took home the coveted Jack Sears Trophy in his MG6 at Brands Hatch (Sunday 2 October 2016). The award, which recognises the highest scoring rookie driver in the championship, was especially poignant this year given the fact that Sears, who was the first ever winner of the BTCC Trophy, died in August aged 86. Read More »

One lucky motorsport fan had a BTCC race to remember this past weekend, thanks to the Omologato Ultimate BTCC Experience competition. Run by motorsport watch specialists, Omologato, the competition winner, James French, was treated to an exclusive day at the BTCC season finale at Brands Hatch with Team Hard and their Omologato-sponsored driver Jake Hill.

The competition has been running since May, where fans from across the globe who purchased an Omologato watch found themselves in with a chance of winning this unique experience. Read More »

Deficit overcome as the Scotsman becomes a triple champion


Halfords Yuasa Racing star Gordon Shedden has dramatically defended the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at the conclusion of an action-packed day of racing at Brands Hatch. Read More »