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Croft Circuit is preparing itself for a blockbuster season of racing in 2019 after unveiling a bumper calendar made up of 17 events.

Following on from an action-packed 2018 season which saw capacity crowds flock through the gates, the North Yorkshire venue is already gearing up for the New Year with the likes of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship and Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship set to take centre stage. Read More »

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As the 2018 racing season draws to a close, motorsport fans can still look forward to a number of events at Croft Circuit near Darlington over the next few months with three traditional events scheduled for the North Yorkshire track.

This Saturday (27th October) sees the final round of the Autosport International BTRDA Clubman’s Rallycross Championship which has provided plenty of dramatic action in recent times. Around 90 competitors will contest the various classes including a host of local drivers looking to end the season on a high. 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 »

Reigning MSA Junior Rallycross champion Tom Llewellin maintained his championship challenge with a second place in difficult conditions at round six of the MSA British Rallycross Championship held at Croft in North Yorkshire this weekend.

The 17 year old from Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire was again contesting the Swift Sport Championship for Peter Gwynne Motorsport (PGM) in the Suzuki Swift and after a DNF in the opening heat, caused when a fellow competitor collided with him, Llewellin went on to win the second and third heats in the windy and damp conditions. Read More »

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 claimed his second podium of the season Tom Llewellinwith runner-up spot at round three of the Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship at Croft on bank holiday Sunday.

Having recently celebrated his 17th birthday, Tom from Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire was again contesting the Swift Sport Championship for Peter Gwynne Motorsport (PGM) in the Suzuki Swift and after the difficult weather conditions at the opening two rounds, round three was swathed in sunshine at the North Yorkshire track. Read More »

Round three of the Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship heads north to Croft Circuit next Sunday (6th May) with a host of local drivers looking for glory on home ground.

Following the opening round at Silverstone in March and round two at Lydden Hill over Easter, multiple British Rallycross champion from Kent, Julian Godfrey (Mitsubishi Mirage), leads Welsh-based Manxman and former British Rally champion, Mark Higgins (Peugeot 208) by just three points. Read More »

Darlington and District Motor Club’s annual Jack Frost Stages Rally in association with Cartersport takes place at Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire next Sunday (21st January 2018), will see one of the best ever entries assembled.

A capacity 90-car entry will see Le Mans 24 Hour winner and 2016 Jack Frost winner Guy Smith, along with co-driver Patrick Walsh seeded at number one in their Ford Focus WRC. Read More »

With still two weeks to go to Darlington and District Motor Club’s annual Jack Frost Stages Rally in association with Cartersport which takes place at Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire on Sunday 21st January 2018, the organisers have already received entries from a host of top drivers in state-of-the-art machinery. Read More »

Darlington and District Motor Club wish to announce that regulations will be available on Wednesday 6th December 2017 for the Jack Frost Stages Rally in association with Cartersport which will take Graeme Bellplace at Croft Circuit on Sunday 21st January 2018.

The 19th annual running of the event will again comprise up to eight stages totalling around 40 stage miles on the asphalt of the North East’s only permanent racetrack and is a qualifying round of a number of local championships. Read More »