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The 19-year-old has proved rapid on occasion during his first two seasons in Europe’s most competitive single-make saloon car championship, but this year is determined to put together a consistent set of strong results.

He is a former Champion of the Junior Fiesta series and, in Westbourne, he has a team that in 2018’s Clio Cup often proved to be the outfit to beat – its lead driver James Dorlin won an unrivalled six out of 18 rounds and very nearly also the title. Read More »

Brett Lidsey says regular podium results are his target when he lines up on the grid for his second full season in the Renault UK Clio Cup with the MRM team this year.

Lidsey achieved a best result of fifth and also set two fastest race laps en route to 13th overall in 2018’s Clio Cup, although he missed Oulton Park’s rounds as they clashed with his wedding day! Read More »

Ben, who has contested two Clio Cup events in the past, has already tested his Clio Cup race car at the Snetterton, Donington Park and Brands Hatch circuits – the latter will host the opening rounds of this year’s championship on the weekend of Sat 6/Sun 7 April.

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Jade Edwards will join the Team HARD. squad for her third season in the Renault UK Clio Cup in 2019 and says podium results are her target.

Jade will team up with fellow ‘fans’ favourite’ Max Coates and newcomer Ethan Hammerton in the Team HARD. line-up.

She is scheduled to begin testing her car next week in early preparation for the opening two rounds of the 2019 Clio Cup season at Brands Hatch in Kent on the weekend of Sat 6/Sun 7 April. Read More »

Ben Colburn (Worthing) is the first driver to announce he will contest 2019’s Renault UK Clio Cup season for the crack Westbourne Motorsport team.

Westbourne was very often the team to beat in 2018’s championship with James Dorlin achieving an unrivalled six race wins for it and also coming agonisingly close to the drivers’ title.

Furthermore Westbourne was the only team to finish a race in first and second positions courtesy of Dorlin and team-mate James Colburn (Ben’s older brother) until a time penalty demoted the latter in the final order. Read More »

Luke Warr (Sudbury) has confirmed he and his BLG Racing team will contest 2019’s Renault UK Clio Cup.

Luke made huge gains in performance during his first attempt at the Clio Cup – Europe’s premier single-make saloon car championship – in 2018.

It resulted in three points finishes and, on occasion, he was able to dice for results in the top ten. Read More »

Max Coates (Scorton) and Ethan Hammerton (Northallerton) will race for Team HARD in 2019’s Renault UK Clio Cup the squad has sensationally announced this morning.

Team HARD currently competes in a number of race categories including the British Touring Car Championship – 2019 will mark its debut in the Clio Cup, Europe’s premier single-model saloon car arena. Read More »

Rising British motor sport star Jack Young (Belfast) will aim to become the youngest Renault UK Clio Cup Champion in history when he contests the championship in 2019.

The 17-year-old will again race in Europe’s most competitive single-make saloon car category for the MRM Racing squad with which he made an immediate impact in 2018. Read More »

Paul Rivett (Epsom Downs) has been confirmed as the 2018 Renault UK Clio Cup Champion after the Motor Sports Association’s National Court over-turned a stewards’ decision to disqualify him from round 16 of the season at Silverstone in September.

The National Court’s decision means that Rivett is now a four-time UK Clio Cup Champion after he previously won the title in 2002, 2004 and 2011. Read More »

James Dorlin (Barnsley) has provisionally been crowned the 2018 Renault UK Clio Cup Champion after he took victory in Sunday’s highly charged final round of the season at Brands Hatch – shown live on ITV4. His title is also the first for the Westbourne Motorsport team in the championship…

Dorlin led all the way from the start, handling two Safety Car periods and also pressure from an assortment of drivers to achieve his sixth victory of the season. Read More »