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Reigning MSA Junior Rallycross champion Tom Llewellin endured a challenging weekend at the double header rounds of the Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship at Pembrey but still came away with a podium finish.

The 17 year old from nearby Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire was again contesting the Swift Sport Championship for Peter Gwynne Motorsport (PGM) in the Suzuki Swift and after the difficult qualifying session for round four, battled through to take fourth place in the final. Read More »

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F1000_PR3_15_PLSCharlie Barlow masters the Peter Lloyd Stages at Pembrey in South Wales to take provisional championship victory.

Win number six for Charlie Barlow at last weekend’s Peter Lloyd Stages was enough for the Nissan Micra pilot to take the provisional* 2015 Kick Energy Junior 1000 Rally Championship with two rounds to go. After electing to miss the previous round in Scotland, Barlow took a convincing victory at the South Wales Pembrey race circuit to make it six victories from six starts, wrapping up the title in the process. Read More »

Gamble made a fantastic British Rallycross debut at the weekend, where he finished a very credible 2nd place in the Super 1600 category, a result he is over the moon with after gong into the event completely blind.

The Kumho Tyres backed driver lead the S1600 final from the start, beating front runner and main rival; Craig Lomax, until the car developed an engine fault caused by overheating, but he still managed to clinch a brilliant 2nd place in the event in the Jam Motorsport ran Suzuki Swift. Read More »

Gamble Rallycross PembreyWolverhampton based rally driver Mark Gamble will embark upon his first event of the 2015 season on Sunday 10th of May, and it’s a brand new venture for him. He will be tackling the 3rd round of the British Rallycross Championship at Pembrey next weekend.

After a string of frustrating teething issues with his newly built Suzuki Swift rally car, Mark fancied trying his hand at Rallycross. Read More »

jaffa14 (8)Beautiful crisp conditions greeted the crews at Pembrey which meant only one thing, ice! Once this had thawed the usual grip issues with cow dung and low quality surfaces on the service roads, it proved to be entertaining on the stages. Kevin Tappin & Jonathan Hawkins (Escort Cosworth) were fastest on stage 1 by a single second from Paul & Nia Fowden (Impreza) on stage 1 and when Fowden punctured on stage 2 his challenge disappeared, (even with fastest stage times on stages 3 & 4). Read More »

Sam Bilham (GBR) Next Big Step Nissan MicraHot on the heels of his BTRDA National Gravel series title, 18 year old rally ace Sam Bilham headed to the far reaching corner of the South Wales coats to tackle the Peter Lloyd Stages at Pembrey race circuit last weekend in a bid to increase his lead in the second of his title chasing efforts this season, the Formula1000 Tarmac Championship. With only two contenders making the trip to the rain soaked venue, a win and the required maximum championship points was a likely outcome for the Bingley youngster, but an opening stage trip into a tyre wall would end any hopes of a victory in Wales. Read More »

– British Truck Racing Championship makes second visit of 2014 to Pembrey
– All to play for in closely-contested title battles around leading Welsh circuit
– 1,200bhp racing trucks set to thrill spectators, who get in for just £12

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lets race 2 realityLets Race 2 Reality competition-winner Piers Prior has waxed lyrical about his first taste of high-octane horsepower behind the wheel of a Carlin Formula 3 car at Pembrey Circuit – hailing it as a ‘game-changing’ opportunity.

Sixteen-year-old Prior defeated more than 40 of the country’s top novice drivers across a series of knock-out rounds at Lets Race in Horley – the UK’s only full motion F1 simulator centre – Buckmore Park kart track and ultimately Carlin’s headquarters in Surrey. Read More »

NG Pembrey14The 2014 NG Road Racing season is set to rev up a gear at Pembrey next weekend (13/14 September), as the two-wheeled warriors prepare to duke it out around the popular Carmarthenshire circuit.

Pembrey is the longest continuously-used venue on the NG calendar, and this year stages the penultimate outing of what has been an enthralling campaign. Read More »

RallyX pre-Pembrey14Following an 11-week summer break, the 2014 MSA British Rallycross Championship will reconvene at Pembrey this weekend (27 July) – and with more than 50 cars on a bumper entry list, Wales’ leading motor sport star predicts an absolute belter.

The picturesque 0.9-mile Carmarthenshire circuit has been a popular stop on the British Rallycross Championship calendar for more than two decades, and the fourth outing of the current campaign has all the ingredients to be a show-stopper. Read More »