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knockhill-msv17-announceThe Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship, in association with MSVR, has unveiled an Circuit Rally exciting eight round provisional calendar for its third season which will include a visit to Knockhill in Scotland for the first time.

Organised by Dunfermline Car Club and planned for Sunday 3rd December 2017, the all-tarmac event at Scotland’s National Motorsport Centre near Dunfermline in Fife will host the third round of the series with roads around the perimeter as well as the track forming the basis for the 40-stage mile event. Read More »

Honda double A– John McGuinness swaps Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP for BTCC Honda Civic Type R
– Gordon Shedden shows off his riding skills aboard Honda Racing’s TT winning machine

What happens when you pit double Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Champion Gordon Shedden against 23-time Isle of Man TT winner John McGuinness, head to head on each other’s race-winning machinery?

Dunlop and Honda jointly hosted the unique event at Knockhill circuit on Monday, which saw Gordon swap his Halfords Yuasa Racing Honda Civic Type R for John’s Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP for 30 laps of the Scottish track. Read More »

Plato Knockhill16Silverline Subaru BMR Racing driver Jason Plato started the weekend on a high qualifying with pole position for what would be his 500th race of his Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship career.

He set an impressive lap time during the final seconds of the qualifying session on Saturday afternoon and came out on top with team mate Colin securing his place in the top five with James setting the fourteenth quickest time and Warren twenty first. Read More »

BTCC Knockhill16bJason Plato and Matt Neal showed their younger rivals the way with a Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship win apiece at Knockhill, before Mat Jackson scored his fourth victory of the season in the final race.

Three top five finishes for Team JCT600 with GardX driver Sam Tordoff was enough for him to extend his advantage at the top of the standings. Read More »

Cammish pre-Knockhill16aPorsche Carrera Cup GB championship leader Daniel Cammish returns to Knockhill in Scotland for rounds 11 & 12 and will be hoping to repeat his double race-winning feat of 2015.

The Leeds-based driver enjoyed a close battle last year with 2014 champion Josh Webster, both drivers pushing each other hard at the front of the field, leaving the rest trailing. By his own admission, the 1.3-mile, 9-turn circuit nestled in the countryside north of Dunfermline, is not one of his strong circuits. Despite this, Dan has a very impressive track record at Knockhill, having won three races at the track during his dominant Formula Ford campaign in 2013 in addition to his two 2015 Carrera Cup wins. 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 »

– Runaway points leader shows no signs of letting up as he takes his ninth and tenth wins of a sensational season
– Michael Meadows picks up two podiums with team-mate James Sutton producing two impressive drives to earn the ‘Driver of the Weekend’ accolade
– Redline Racing’s Jordan Witt wins both Pro-Am1 races to regain class lead
– G-Cat Racing’s Thomas Jennings and Juta Racing’s Nerijus Dagilis clinch victory in the Pro-Am2 category

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Rob Collard, Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal took a victory apiece during an unforgettable day of Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship racing at Knockhill (23 August).

A number of title protagonists experienced highs and lows, leaving the championship race tantalisingly poised with three events remaining. Read More »

Porsche Carrera pre-Knockhill15a– Narrow and undulating track layout bound to produce exciting double header
– Redline Racing’s Dan Cammish in command of the Championship with Team Parker Racing team-mates Josh Webster and Stephen Jelley in pursuit
– Juta Racing’s Ignas Gelzinis and Redline Racing’s John McCullagh in charge in Pro-Am1 and Pro-Am2 respectively
– Every result counts with just five points separating Redline Racing and Team Parker Racing at the top of the team standings Read More »

Former World Rally Champions Hannu Mikkola and Stig Blomqvist reacquainted themselves with the awesome Audi quattro rallycar thrilling crowds at Knockhill in Scotland last weekend (16-17 May).

“Flying Finn” Mikkola, and his long standing co-driver Arne Hertz, plus “Super Swede” Blomqvist, drove a rare 30-year-old Audi Sport quattro S1 E2 at the McRae Rally Challenge, a special two-day rally event celebrating the 20th anniversary of Colin McRae’s World Rally Championship win and attended by 8,000 spectators. Read More »