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The 2021 season got off to a fantastic start with another great result for Team WRT at the Hankook Dubai 24 Hour race where the five-driver team, including Penrith’s Frank Bird, finished in an excellent second place. Read More »

Penrith-born racing driver Frank Bird was in scintillating form once again as he took a comprehensive victory on today’s Rainworth Skoda Dukeries Rally held at Donington Park.

The event formed the opening round of the COVID-19 delayed 2020/2021 Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship with MSVR whereby the 21-year-old Cumbrian, along with Hexham co-driver Jack Morton, won every stage to emerge 35 seconds clear of their nearest rivals. Read More »

Under the spectre of covid-19 the MSN Circuit Rally Championship finally started on the Dukeries Rally, behind closed doors at Donington Park. A simplified format saw just 6 stages, split into 3 pairs of stage layouts, totalling just over 50 stage miles. Frank Bird & Jack Morton (Focus WRC) continued their form from March and dominated the event going joint fastest on the opening stage, before setting fastest time on all 5 remaining stages. Their winning margin was 35s in the end. Read More »

The final round of the 2020 GT World Challenge Europe took place with a 40-car field tackling the 1000km of Circuit Frank Bird Paul Ricard at the weekend but it was to end in disappointment for Bentley Motorsport Academy drivers Frank Bird, Nicolai Kjærgaard, and Euan McKay. Read More »

Team Parker Racing suffered more bad luck in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup, as a Team Parker software glitch and gearbox failure cost it a legitimate shot at a podium at this year’s 24 Hours of Spa.

The classic race, usually held in the heat of July, moved to a late October date due to the rescheduled 2020 calendar, meaning the team not only had to contend with cool ambient temperatures and increased inclement weather, but also a race held under more hours of darkness than daylight. Read More »

Team Parker Racing is set to resume action in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup as it tackles the daunting 24 Hours of Spa over this forthcoming late autumnal weekend of (October 22-25).

Despite bad luck at the opening two rounds of the season, with brake failure at Imola and unnecessary damage from a rival behind the Safety Car at the Nürburgring, Bentley Motorsport Academy members Frank Bird from Penrith and teammates Nicolai Kjærgaard, and Euan McKay remain upbeat about their chances at the marquee event after the official two-day test at the circuit in September. Read More »

Team Parker Racing travelled to the Nürburgring with its Bentley Continental GT3 for round two of the GT World Challenge Endurance Cup at the weekend (September 4-6), but contact from another car in the opening laps cost any chance of a good result. Read More »

In what has got to be his best performance to date in his fledgling rally career, Penrith-born driver Frank Bird took a remarkable victory on today’s M-Sport Stages Rally. Read More »

Team Parker Racing opened the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup season in Italy at the weekend (July 24-26), but unfortunately some bad luck cost the team a shot at silverware.

Despite the best efforts of Bentley Motorsport Academy drivers Frank Bird, Nicolai Kjærgaard, and Euan McKay, a brake issue in the second hour of the race put paid to the team’s chances after it had been running as high as third place in the Silver Cup. Read More »

After a pause of more than four months, Team Parker Racing is set to open the GT World Challenge Europe season as it travels to Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Italy for round one of the series’ Endurance Cup with its Bentley Continental GT3 this weekend (July 25-26). Read More »