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Following on from their victory on the same event last year last year, Cumbrian driver Frank Bird and Northumberland co-driver Jack Morton successfully defended their title by taking a comprehensive win on today’s Salford Van Hire Neil Howard Stages Rally held at Oulton Park. Read More »


Oulton Park’s Historic Gold Cup returns for three sublime days of motorsport nostalgia on 29-31 July and there is still time to secure discounted advance tickets from just £22 in advance.

This year’s revamped line-up includes a full grid from the Historic Grand Prix Car Association, with more than 30 classic F1 machines from the 1950s and ’60s expected to appear. This will include machinery from Cooper, Brabham and Lotus, as well as an example of the Maserati 250F which raced successfully in the early Gold Cup events of the mid-‘50s.
Other highlights of the updated programme will include new additions from Masters Historic Racing, the Classic Sports Car Club, the Vintage Sports-Car Club and the Historic Racing Drivers Club. All on-track activity will be overseen by the Historic Sports Car Club, which will also offer up a range of its popular championships and series. Read More »

Oulton Park’s signature Historic Gold Cup returns on a new peak summer date with three days of glorious automotive nostalgia on 29-31 July. Tickets for this year’s event are available in advance now from £22 with free entry for under-13s.

Visitors to this year’s meeting will revel in a significantly refreshed on-track line-up celebrating motor racing history, with competitive action overseen by the Historic Sports Car Club. The meeting will feature special guest categories too, including from Masters Historic Racing, the Classic Sports Car Club, the Vintage Sports-Car Club, the Historic Racing Drivers Club and the Historic Grand Prix Car Association. Read More »

Oulton Park hosts its final competitive action of 2021 at the traditional, end of season Neil Howard Stage Rally and Fireworks on Saturday 6 November. Adult tickets are £19 in advance with FREE entry for under-13s – for more information, please call 0843 453 9000. Read More »

The event was Osian’s first rally for eight months, his first at the Oulton Park motor racing circuit and his second outing in the Melvyn Evans Motorsport-prepared Polo – yet he finished just eight seconds behind the event winner. Read More »

A rushed end to the opening round of the BRC saw Sam Moffett & Keith Moriarty (Fiesta Rally2) take victory by 1s from Rhys Yates & James Morgan (Fiesta Rally2). Completing the podium were Osian Pryce & Noel O’Sullivan (Polo R5) a further 7s back. A 10s penalty for Matt Edwards & Darren Garrod (Polo R5) only cost them 1 place as they finished 7s ahead of MSN Circuit Rally Championship front runners, Mark Kelly & Neil Colman (Fiesta R5). Read More »

London rally driver Ruairí Bell has confirmed his 2021 campaign in the Junior British Rally Championship, driving an M-Sport Ford Fiesta Rally4.

Bell, 21 from Blackheath is a previous winner of the M-Sport and Pirelli Trophy which ran as part of the Junior BRC in 2019 and victory enabled him to mount a campaign on the FIA Junior World Rally Championship in 2020. Read More »

Osian Pryce will return to the British Rally Championship (BRC) this year driving a Rocked-!T-backed Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 – with his title challenge beginning at the opening round of the 2021 series, the Neil Howard Stages at the Oulton Park Circuit in Cheshire on Monday 31 May. Read More »

The forthcoming May Bank Holiday weekend is going to be a very busy one for Cumbrian driver Frank Bird who will be in action in both France and the UK in two different disciplines for the 21 year old from Penrith.

Starting on Friday with the Circuit Paul Ricard 1000km, Bird will be part of an ultra-competitive 47-car field who will contest round three of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS in the Team WRT Audi R8 LMS GT3 which he will share with teammates Ryuichiro Tomita and Valdemar Eriksen. Read More »

It was a little bit something different for a rare chance to enjoy some motorsport on a leap year day as we took in the Network Q Rally Revival. It all started in Chester with a variety of road sections, mixed in with closed sections on private grounds. With the ford at Nant Mill overflowing the crews were re-routed and we picked them up on the World’s End section where the pot holed road had plenty of standing water. A drive down to Weston Park followed before we hot footed it up to Oulton Park for 2 runs around the rally school track and it proved to be an entertaining day. Read More »