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Toyota dominated a rain-hit opening round of the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship season at Silverstone, as Mike Conway / Jose Maria Lopez / Kamui Kobayashi took victory. They lead home the sister car shared by Sebastien Buemi / Kazuki Nakajima / Brendon Hartley by just under two seconds. The no.3 Rebellion of Loic Duval / Pipo Derani / Nathanael Berthon completed the podium despite picking up two penalties for technical infringements, although the Swiss squad did enjoy two spells in the lead. Victory in LMP2 and fifth overall went to newcomer outfit Cool Racing, whose Oreca 07 was shared by Nicolas Lapierre and Antonin Borga. Read More »

Timmy Hansen claimed victory in a gripping final of the Dayinsure World RX of Great Britain at the SpeedMachine Festival, the fourth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

Hansen thus became the first double winner of the 2019 season, following victory in Barcelona in round two in his Team Hansen MJP Peugeot 208. Read More »

A fantastic weekend of rallycross was capped off with drama through the semi-finals and then a closely fought final. The first semi final looked to be a routine 1-2 for the Hansen brothers in their 208’s with Timmy leading Kevin as they jokered on the last lap well ahead. Timmy got through okay but Kevin turned in too early and clipped the barrier on the inside of the hairpin left. By the time he got sorted out the top 3 places were gone. In the other semi final Janis Baumanis (Fiesta) got a flyer off the start, from the 3rd row, whilst Joni Wiman (i20) bogged down off the startline. It bunched the field up and Liam Doran (S1) was going door handle to door handle with a charging Baumanis. Read More »

The fourth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, the Dayinsure World RX of Great Britain, is the centrepiece of the SpeedMachine Festival at Silverstone this weekend. Read More »

The SpeedMachine Festival will pay tribute to one of Formula One’s most prestigious teams, ROKiT Williams Racing, with an off-track display at Silverstone from May 25-26.

In a homage to the iconic British outfit, founded by Sir Frank Williams, and a nod to the present, the Williams FW14B made famous by Nigel Mansell, will share the spotlight with an FW42 show car similar to that campaigned by George Russell and Robert Kubica in 2019. Read More »

SpeedMachine today launches a promotional video which showcases the breadth of cars and stars which will feature at the event on the Bank Holiday weekend of May 25-26.

It features SpeedMachine front man DJ BBQ who is charged with keeping the cars away from prying eyes and under lock and key ahead of the event. Read More »

SpeedMachine will host Europe’s largest collection of customised supercar exotica from Liberty Walk, the specialist automotive tuning company, as part of a head-turning array of on and off-track action at Silverstone from May 25-26.

The assortment of cars will include a stunning BMW i-8, along with a Lamborghini Aventador, Ford Mustang and Nissan GT-R all featuring Liberty Walk’s unique take on design treatment. Read More »

Steve Brown made sure his switch from stage rallying to rallycross in 2019 started on the right foot, by enjoying a successful maiden outing at round one of the Toyo Tyres British Rallycross Championship at Silverstone Race Circuit last weekend (24th March).

The Rochdale driver took his Bellerby RX Racing Team BMW Mini through three qualifying heats and a semi-final to the final race of the single make championship during the weekend. Read More »

Steve Brown will head to the “Home of British Motor Racing” this weekend as he kick-starts his debut in the Toyo Tyres British Rallycross Championship behind the wheel of a Bellerby RX Racing Team BMW Mini at Silverstone Race Circuit (24th March).

The Rochdale driver can usually be found behind the wheel of a Nissan Micra Kit Car, tackling stage rallies in the UK and Europe, but will make a full-time switch to rallycross for the 2019 season after sampling the circuit-based sport in 2017 and again in 2018 in the BTRDA Clubmans Championship. Read More »

– Car Clinics return with ‘Wheeler Dealer’ TV star Mike Brewer
– Selection of stand-out classic cars studied under the spotlight
– Travelogue author Tim Moore to share his latest US adventure
– Last chance to buy Early Bird tickets before end of March

Much-loved TV personality and well-respected motoring mastermind Mike Brewer will be back with his crowd-pleasing Car Clinics at the 2019 Silverstone Classic festival (26-28 July). Read More »