CWR | THREE SHIRES STAGES OTHER 

CWR | THREE SHIRES STAGES

25 year old Chris Wheeler & 22 year old Shaun Layland took on England’s third closed road event which was the Three Shires Stages. This event was held over Gloucestershire, Herefordshire & Worcestershire which was home to eighteen rally stages over the one day event. The aim for the team was to progress the pace & get competitive times throughout the day, this is all part of the rebuild plan for Chris in this car. The first stage of the day would be just over one mile long, nothing much…

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WRX | RD 8 - WORLD RX OF FRANCE NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

WRX | RD 8 – WORLD RX OF FRANCE

Team Hansen MJP’s Timmy Hansen took an emphatic victory in round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, the World RX of France on a weekend in which the championship battle took a new twist. Timmy led home GC Kompeition’s Anton Marklund with younger brother Kevin Hansen third in the second of the team’s Peugeot 208s. The overall results from the weekend meant Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud rose to the top of the drivers’ standings despite a fifth-place finish in the final. The Monster Energy RX Cartel…

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BRX | RD5 - LYDDEN HILL NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

BRX | RD5 – LYDDEN HILL

Godfrey win at Lydden Hill scorcher to re-take the championship lead Julian Godfrey claimed victory and re-took the lead of the 2019 Toyo Tires UK British Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill on Bank Holiday Monday. The fifth round of the championship provided Godfrey with his third win of the season and moved him ahead of Derek Tohill in the points, with the two joint following round four. Godfrey topped the time sheets in both of Q2 and Q3 to take pole position for the final. It was, however, Jack Thorne,…

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WRC | RD 10 - ADAC RALLYE DEUTSCHLAND NEWS & FEATURES RALLY 

WRC | RD 10 – ADAC RALLYE DEUTSCHLAND

The FIA World Rally Championship arrived in South West Germany, returning to the tarmac in the picturesque Saarland region for round 10. The rally, which was first held in 1982, joined the WRC in 2002 and four of the current crop of drivers competing this season have won the event in recent years. Championship leader heading into the rally, Ott Tank, who had won the past two in 2017 & 2018, would be looking to make it a hat trick of German wins this year. 19 Stages featured on the…

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BRITISH MIDLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS | SHELSLEY WALSH HILL CLIMB & SPRINT NEWS & FEATURES 

BRITISH MIDLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS | SHELSLEY WALSH

The British Midland Championship arrived at Shelsley Walsh on the 10th & 11th of August for “The Championship Challenge” Hill Climb & Rounds 13 & 14 of the 2019 Championship. They had their practice day on the Saturday and this was run with as a one day meeting with its usual wild array of cars. Along with amazing selection of cars we had almost 4 seasons in one day with strong winds, torrential rain and then sun by the end of the day. A selection of class winners from the…

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BTCC | RDS 19|20|21 - THRUXTON NEWS & FEATURES RACE 

BTCC | RDS 19|20|21 – THRUXTON

With Rockingham no longer on the BTCC calendar the teams returned to Thruxton for a second outing this weekend. The round in May was dominated by the WSR BMW’s but with a mid season change in the balance of performance, the advantage swung back in favour of the front wheel drive cars the track is more suited to. Despite there being a two week gap from Snetterton the battle between old team mates Plato and Sutton was being discussed by media and fans alike which filled the gap until this…

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ARX | RD4 – CANADA NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

ARX | RD4 – CANADA

Tanner Foust takes victory in Trois-Rivieres Tanner Foust takes the win in round four of the Americas Rallycross to become the fourth different winner of the season. Foust led an Andretti Rallycross one-two to take his first win of the 2019 ARX season ahead of Cabot Bigham at the ARX of Canada. After surprising wins for Bigham and Steve Arpin in each of the semi-finals the two started on pole and the middle of the front row for the final with Foust taking the third spot. Arpin looked to have…

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TRX | RD5 & 6 - PORTUGAL NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

TRX | RD5 & 6 – PORTUGAL

Craig Breen made his return to the series after skipping the previous round to focus on Rally Finland instead where he finished 7th. Hayden Paddon would sit out the meeting due to injury having crashed in testing for the same rally. Tom Coronel made his rallycross debut along with local driver Armindo Arajuo and Spaniard Ivan Ares. Alexander Wurz was set to drive Piquet’s vacated car but had to pull out which gave Oliver Webb another chance to drive in the series. Topi Heikkinen topped qualifying from Kevin Hansen after…

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BTCC | RD 16/17/18 - SNETTERTON NEWS & FEATURES RACE 

BTCC | RD 16/17/18 – SNETTERTON

The traditional summer break is one that seems to drag its heels for drivers, teams and spectators alike. With the return to racing, however, the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship descended upon Snetterton and where once the rumble of American bombers rolled across the Norfolk countryside, today it is home to the sounds of action, excitement and motorsport. The talking point of the weekend was the decision to dispense with the traditional tyre compound selection. For the first time, all 3 compounds were available to use, albeit one tyre…

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WRC | RD9 - NESTE RALLY FINLAND NEWS & FEATURES RALLY 

WRC | RD9 – NESTE RALLY FINLAND

The summer break was over and it was time for the FIA World Rally Championship to resume its battle for the 2019 title and take over the city of Jyväskylä in Finland for Round 9, “The Grand Prix on Gravel”. Although having history dating back to 1951, the event was a round of the first World Rally Championship in 1973 and has been known as the rally of 1000 lakes. The rally which has been dominated by Finnish drivers winning 55 of the past 68 editions has super smooth gravel…

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