NEWS & FEATURES RACE 

BRITGT | RD4 & 5 – DONINGTON

With no Rockingham on the calendar for British GT this season, Donington hosts the first of a double header, with the track again being used again later in the season for the more traditional deciding round. The two hour race is the second enduro race of the season, and marks the halfway spot in the championship in which the Barwell Lamborghini’s sit in first and second spot in the overall championship, Phil Keen and Adam Balon above Sam de Haan and Jonny Cocker.  As in the qualifying for the previous…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

BRX | RD3 & 4 | PEMBREY

Godfrey and Tohill win at Pembrey double-header Julain Godfrey and Derek Tohill took a win each at the Pembrey Circuit in South Wales for the double-header of the Toyo Tires Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship. At the halfway point of the championship the two drivers hold a joint points lead. Round three on Saturday saw Godfrey take the win from pole position and move three points ahead of Tohill in the championship. Tohill finished second on track but received an eight second penalty for an overtaking manoeuvre on Ollie O’Donovan,…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

TITANS RX | PREVIEW

The brand new Titans RX series kicks off at Essay circuit this week. The series was first announced last October and was set up by Max Pucher as a cheaper alternative to running rallycross Supercars. Since then a number of high-profile drivers have joined the championship and are set to take part in a 6 race calendar on half a dozen old school rallycross circuits. The series is setting itself out as a more traditional form of rallycross due to a number of differences to the World Rallycross Championship. With…

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BTCC | RD 10/11/12 – CROFT

Andrew Jordan continued his winning form in the new BMW 3-Series by taking his 4th and 5th wins of the season at Croft. A brace of dominant lights to flag victories in the first two races of the day and a solid 8th placed finish in the reverse grid race propelled the West Surrey Racing driver from 9th to 4th in the championship standings. Ash Sutton celebrated his 100th BTCC start for Race 1, enjoying a relatively uneventful race in the process but following on from contact with the ever…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

ERX | RD2 – HELL – NORWAY

The second round of the European Rallycross for Supercars took place at Hell. 7 drivers joined the full season drivers to bring the grid up to 19 cars. In the first race Jean-Baptiste Dubourg got the best start into turn 1 with Mikko Ikonen and Stein Egil Jenssen making contact with the latter jokering. It then became a race between Dubourg and Thomas Bryntesson who had jokered on lap 1 with Bryntesson coming out on top and set the fastest time of Q1. Bryntesson “For sure it’s really good to…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

WRX | RD5 – HELL – NORWAY

In the World Rallycross’ 6th year at its 66th event the teams fittingly travelled to Hell. This is the first of only 3 traditional rallycross tracks still on the calendar and with its rolling slopes it could not be more different to Silverstone so the running order was going to be anything but easy to predict. A number of driver changes had occurred since round 4 with Kevin Abbring debuting for ES Motorsport after Rokas Baciuška had left the team and was now driving a 5th Renault run by GCK…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLY 

WRC | RD8 – RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA

For round 8 of the FIA World Rally Championship it was time to “Jump in the dust” on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Sardinia; where Italy’s round of the championship has been held since 2004. But this was to be no relaxing beach holiday for the WRC crews as this tough event would once again deliver a cruel blow in a dramatic end to the rally. Last year this event delivered a thrilling end on the final power stage where Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville snatched the win from Sébastien Ogier by…

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BRITGT | RD3 – SILVERSTONE 500

The third round of the British GT championship descended on Silverstone for the first of the seasons longer endurance races, the three hour Silverstone 500. After a successful double race win at Snetterton, Barwell Motorsports Lamborghini Huracan piloted by Phil Keen and Adam Balon sat atop the GT3 championship standings, ahead of their sister car driven by Sam de Hann and Jonny Cocker. Looking to improve on the last two rounds would be the TF motorsport Aston Martin Vantages, which were victorious in this event last year. In the GT4 class…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

PREVIEW | WRX | RD5 – WORLD RX OF NORWAY

As we reach the mid-point of the season, the next stop on the FIA World Rallycross calendar is surely one of, if not THE highlight of the year. Hell, Norway is most certainly the place to be as large crowds of motorsport fans flock to this iconic RX circuit for a taste of the World’s best RX action, surely it should be named Heaven? Currently it’s a Scandinavian lock out at the top of the standings heading into Round 5, with the Hansen brothers from the Neighbouring Sweden leading local…

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ARX | RD1 – MID-OHIO

The first ARX event of the year held at the Mid-Ohio circuit saw Tanner Foust top the tables after the four qualifying sessions following a close fight with former teammate Scott Speed. Going into the final round of qualifying the two drivers were separated by just one point. The final race of qualifying was led by Foust after breaking early to tuck up the inside of turn one to take the lead at the start and recording the fastest time of the weekend. Last year’s champion had to recover from…

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