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jackfrost17-6A wet circuit coupled with tight chicanes was just the start in what proved to be an unpredictable Jack Frost Stages Rally. Fastest on the opening stage were Mark Jasper & Don Whyatt (Escort MkII) shaming the plethora of 4WD machinery around them. Peter Smith & Graham Wild were 2nd fastest in their Metro 6R4 but a stage maximum on the following stage preceded retirement on stage 4, after sustaining heavy damage to the rear of the car. With the conditions very mixed the later runners actually encountered a slighter drier track but nonetheless Rob Snowden & Tommy Rogers (Escort MkII) was on it to take the lead on stage 2 from Geoff Wright & Chris Sanderson (Fiesta S2000), with Jasper relegated to 3rd overall. Read More »

jackfrost15 (193)With less than two weeks to go to Darlington and District Motor Club’s annual Jack Frost Stages SwiftRally in association with Cartersport which takes place at Croft Circuit on Sunday 15th January 2017, the remaining handful of entries are expected to be snapped up this week. Read More »

Ashley Sutton stormed to his breakthrough Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship victory in a thrilling finale at Croft, with Colin Turkington and Rob Collard also taking wins on an exciting race day in North Yorkshire.

Sutton’s success means that the BTCC boasts ten different winners from the opening 15 races of the 2016 season. Read More »

2016 will be the 27th year of Citroen 2CV racing in the UK, making it one of the UK’s longest running one-make Championships.

The Championship season features four double-header meetings, at Oulton Park, Croft, Cadwell Park and Brands Hatch Indy.

Each meeting will have two, 20-minute sprint races. At the Croft meeting, there will also be a two-hour Enduro, to help teams prepare for the 24-hour race.

Over the weekend of 19-21 August, the 26th running of the 2CV 24 Hour race will be staged at the amazing Anglesey circuit. It is the longest running 24-hour motor race in the UK by a big margin. Read More »

Proctor FiestaNorth Yorkshire driver Kevin Procter is set to challenge on three fronts as the 2016 international Rallycross season roars into life next weekend at his local Croft Circuit.

Having not contested a full season in 2015 due to acquiring and subsequently developing the latest Ford Fiesta S2000 purchased from World Rally Championship team M-Sport, the businessman from Leeming Bar near Northallerton now plans to use the ex-Nasser Al-Attiyah ATM-prepared car in both selected rounds of the MSA Odyssey Batteries British Rallycross Championship, starting at Croft on March 6th, as well as the FIA European Rallycross Championship which kicks off at Mettet in Belgium on 14/15th May. Read More »

John-Stone-Jack-frost-TT-1Blackburn rally driver John Stone heads to Blackpool next weekend (5/6th February) looking for some overdue success on the Legend Fires North West Stages Rally which gets underway on the Friday evening (5th February).

The event sponsor will be behind the wheel of his recently acquired Ford Fiesta 2.5S which he’ll share with Welsh co driver Carl Williamson following a successful shakedown on last weekend’s Jack Frost Stages Rally at Croft. Read More »

Swift_JFrost1Following on from his superb fourth place on last month’s Swift Signs Christmas Stages Rally, Darlington precision driver Paul Swift was back in action at the weekend at Croft Circuit, where he went one better to claim third place overall on Sunday’s Autogas 2000/Cartersport Jack Frost Stages Rally. Read More »

jackfrost15 (193)A cold, foggy scene greeted the crews for the opening pair of stages at Croft. Guy Smith & Pat Walsh (Focus WRC) were fastest out of the blocks and apart from a small gearbox issue, on the 4th stage, 3 fastest stage times in the morning saw them with a 25 second lead at lunch. Fastest on the 4th stage, and 2nd overall, were Ashley & Fred Field (Darrian T90 GTR+) who had a 15 second advantage over Alan Kirkaldy & Garry Muir (Escort MkII). Kirkaldy had a superb morning but was fending off Paul & Jessica Swift (Escort MkII) for the final podium spot. As the afternoon stages progressed Smith managed the gap to take victory by 25 seconds, with Field a clear 2nd overall a minute ahead of Swift. Read More »

Paul-Swift-2015-Christmas-Stages-TTWith just two weeks to go until Darlington and District Motor Club’s annual Autogas 2000 Jack Frost Stages Rally in association with Cartersport at Croft Circuit on Sunday 17th January 2016, the star-studded entry list has been full for weeks but there are still a handful of reserve places remaining. Read More »

Porsche Carrera 16 Announce AThe 2016 Porsche Carrera Cup GB Championship calendar has been confirmed and includes the incredible opportunity to race at the world-renowned Silverstone GP circuit in support of the World Endurance Championship (WEC).

Following on from the success of the 2015 season highlight supporting WEC at Spa-Francorchamps, drivers will once again be able to perform under the watchful eyes of LMP and GT teams and gain exclusive access to the Porsche Team throughout the weekend. This is yet further evidence of the close ties between Carrera Cup GB and the wider Porsche Motorsport Pyramid. Read More »