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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 »

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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 »

This is it! After 220 laps and almost 430 miles of racing, the 2018 Renault UK Clio Cup will come down to a nail-biting four-way title showdown between Max Coates (Scorton), Paul Rivett (Epsom Downs), James Dorlin (Barnsley) and Daniel Rowbottom (Kidderminster) on Kent’s legendary Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit this weekend (Sat 29/Sun 30 Sept).

Just seven points cover leader Coates, second-placed Rivett and Dorlin in third with a maximum of 56 to be had from the season’s final two rounds. Rowbottom in fourth is the outsider, currently 49 off Coates. Read More »

Seventeen-year-old Bradley Burns (Farnham) became the youngest winner in Renault UK Clio Cup history with victory in both the championship’s rounds at Silverstone over the weekend.

Results elsewhere, however, mean there will be a dramatic four-way fight for the title between Max Coates (Scorton), Paul Rivett (Epsom Downs), James Dorlin (Barnsley) and Daniel Rowbottom (Kidderminster) when the championship arrives at Brands Hatch in Kent for its final two rounds of 2018 in a fortnight’s time (Sat 29/Sun 30 Sept). Read More »

The 2018 Renault UK Clio Cup enters its dramatic ‘last chance saloon’ stages at the high speed Silverstone circuit in just over a week (Sat 15/Sun 16 Sept) with the eight drivers still in with a chance of the crown all hoping to keep their title hopes alive for the season finale at Brands Hatch a fortnight later.

As ever the Clio Cup will be appearing alongside the headlining British Touring Car Championship at Silverstone. A bumper trackside crowd is anticipated for the event at the world famous Northamptonshire circuit while the action will also be broadcast live on the Sunday by ITV4. Read More »

Daniel Rowbottom (Kidderminster) and first-time winner Jack McCarthy (Bromley) shared the victories in two pulsating Renault UK Clio Cup rounds at Rockingham over the weekend, but it is Max Coates (Scorton) who leaves the Northamptonshire circuit still ahead in the title race, albeit by the reduced margin of just seven points.

Team Pyro’s McCarthy had celebrated his 18th birthday by qualifying on pole position for the first of the two races, held on Saturday. He held the lead early on, too, but was soon passed by Rowbottom who, having come through from sixth on the grid, went on to achieve his and his small DRM team’s second win in three races. Read More »

The spectacular Knockhill circuit in Fife will make a welcome return to the Renault UK Clio Cup’s race calendar in 2019.

The Clio Cup will visit Knockhill on the weekend of Saturday 14/Sunday 15 September as part of its nine-event tour around the UK alongside the high profile British Touring Car Championship.

In addition, instead of May, the Clio Cup’s annual visit to Thruxton will now come later in the year (Sat 17/Sun 18 August) at the second of two visits to the Hampshire circuit by the BTCC. Read More »