HILL CLIMB & SPRINT 

BRITISH RACING GREEN HILL CLIMB MEET | SHELSLEY WALSH

The second meeting of the Shelsley Walsh season saw the British Hill Climb Championship hit the hill for rounds 9 and 10 and the Midlands Climb Championships for Round 7 & 8 at the British Racing Green Meet. It was another two day event which saw practice runs on the Saturday and then two timed runs on the Sunday to qualify for the two top 12 run offs. As ever they didn’t disappoint and with the hot sun warming the track the times got quicker and quicker as the weekend…

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RALLYCROSS 

WORLD RX | RD4 GBR | SPEED MACHINE FESTIVAL 2018

“The Home of British Racing”, Silverstone hosted its first ever FIA World Rallycross round in front of thousands of motorsport fans but was the action on the new RX circuit as hot as the weather? Without a doubt it most certainly was. Reigning champ PSRX Volkswagen driver Johan Kristoffersson proudly wearing the No1 on the side of his VW Polo R continues to dominate the World of Rallycross; but how was he to fare up on this new track? Well he wasn’t flying high all weekend, he did have a…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

WRX KING OF KARTING

Ahead of Britain’s round of the FIA World Rallycross Championships which was to be held at Silverstone, some of the drivers lined up for what can only described as their toughest race to date as they competed in the WRX King Of Karting race. WRX stars such as Sebastien Loeb, Timmy & Kevin Hansen from team Peugeot battled it out against stars from across the pond with the likes of Scott Speed and Tanner Foust from the all new American Rallycross Championships (ARX). Taking the glory and the title of…

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HILL CLIMB & SPRINT 

MIDLANDS HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP | RD 5&6 – LOTON PARK

The sun was beating down on Loton Park on Sunday 18th May for the latest rounds (RD’s 5 & 6) of the Midland Hill Climb Championship. The familiar format of practice runs the day before with the timed runs on the Sunday consisting of two top 10 run offs, one just before lunch and then one at the end of the day was the line up for the weekend. There were however some other Championships rounds featuring this weekend including the Paul Matty Championship, which has its own handicap system…

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RALLY 

PLAINS RALLY 2018

It certainly was not “Plain Sailing” for the Knutsford & District Motor Club on this year’s event. With Larch Tree Disease and Forestry work in the Dyfi Forest Complex to contend with in the run up to the event, then when the day of the rally finally came around the lovely sunshine was not enough to brighten everyone’s spirits as the day progressed. With the Southern part of Dyfi Forest out of bounds for the event the Dyfnant Forest came into play, what  would typically be one large stage was…

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HILL CLIMB & SPRINT 

SPEED INTO SPRING 2018 | MIDLANDS HILLCLIMB CHAMPS | RD3&4 – SHELSLEY WALSH

It’s time to Speed Into Spring! as scorching hot weather made for a great weekend of hill climbing at the Shelsley Walsh for Rounds 3 & 4 of  the Midland Hill Climb Championship. Split into two days with practice on Saturday and timed runs on Sunday, the track temperature along with the action got hotter and hotter as the weekend progressed. With two top 12 run off’s, the first of just before lunch was won by Robert Kenrick in the FTD of 25.16 which for a 999cc car is just…

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ROAD 

SIMPLY FORD SHOW 2018 | BEAULIEU

The National Motor Museum at Beaulieu is situated in the beautiful New Forest in Hampshire and is a great place to visit for any car lover. It is packed with so much to see and is a great day out for families should you not be able to ditch the other half and kids. So when I noticed an all Ford event pop up on my social media feed, I thought that with me being a bit of a Ford guy myself,  it would be rude not to. The sun…

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RALLY ROAD 

THE 10TH FLYING SCOTSMAN RALLY | 2018

Now in its tenth year the Endurance Rally Associations Flying Scotsman event, exclusively for Pre-war cars, is the longest and toughest vintage car rally in Britain. Offering up a mammoth route spread over four days, the event takes its form as a navigational exercise mixed in with a number of test along the way; which is designed to engage the driving talents and time keeping skills of the competitors who enter. This year for the 10th Anniversary celebration the events started at the legendary Brooklands on Thursday 26th April and…

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HILL CLIMB & SPRINT 

MIDLAND HILLCLIMB CHAMPS | RD1&2 – PRESCOTT

After a wet day on the Saturday the vast field were relieved to have a drying day on the Sunday. The track was still however damp first thing but it dried out as the day progressed bringing quicker times. This was the first event in British Hill Climb Championship where they had two “Run Offs”, of which the first was won by last season’s runner up Wallace Menzies with a time of 38.74 followed by last season’s overall winner Trevor Willis and Will Hall in third. In the second “Run Off”…

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RALLY 

CORBEAU CLACTON RALLY

“MORE than 6,000 thrillseekers descended upon Tendring for a trailblazing motor rally” was the headline in the local paper (The Gazette) following the Corbeau Seats Clacton and Tendring Stage Rally, which was the first event of its kind in England to make use of new legislation which enables closed roads for Motorsport. This mammoth and landmark event was undertaken by the Chelmsford Motor Club, a club that is well known for its organisation of events such as the Brands Hatch Stages. An event which forms part of the Motorsport News…

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