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BTCC | FINAL | BRANDS HATCH

After an exciting round at Silverstone which shook up the race for the championship the final rounds of the 2019 BTCC would be held on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit, the Kent track now traditionally hosting the final races of the season. The dramas of Silverstone had left five drivers in with a mathematical chance of winning the championship. Ingram and Cook had an outside chance but the likelihood is the title would be between the reigning champ Turkington, Cammish who through consistent drives throughout the year hauled himself…

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BRITGT | FINAL | DONNIINGTON NEWS & FEATURES RACE 

BRITGT | FINAL | DONNIINGTON

The final round of the British GT saw the series return to Donington where a number of teams and drivers could still drive away with the British GT title depending on various permutations. Going into the final weekend of the season Adam Balon and Phil Keen headed into the weekend sitting atop the championship with a six point lead. Keen had been in the same or similar positions over the past few seasons, heading into the final round as favourite. Previously luck had conspired against him and he has never…

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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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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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BTCC | RD 13/14/15 | OULTON PARK NEWS & FEATURES RACE 

BTCC | RD 13/14/15 | OULTON PARK

Oulton Park hosted the fifth round of the BTCC, and marked the halfway point in the championship. The title battle is now slowly beginning to take shape, with Turkington leaving Croft as the championship leader and Rory Butcher just behind, despite not having the best of weekends at the Yorkshire circuit. Andrew Jordan has impressively clawed his way back into third, a great feat considering he picked up zero points at the Donington round after a big shunt in the first race, an impact which would see him miss out…

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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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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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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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BTCC | RD 7/8/9 – THRUXTON

The third round of the British Touring Car Championship headed to Hampshire and the quickest track on the calendar at Thruxton. Ash Sutton went into the three race meet in the lead of the championship by a small margin, but the double race win at Donington by Colin Turkington had moved him up to third in the championship,  just behind Josh Cook. Parts of the Hampshire circuit had been resurfaced over the winter period, which would likely mean that what was already a quick track was probably set to become…

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MOTOGP | RD5 – LE-MANS – FRANCE

Round 5 of the 2019 season took place at another of the iconic tracks which feature on the MotoGP calendar, Le Mans. As usual the weather guaranteed nothing here so who would have known just what kind of a race that would have been in store. Throughout the Free Practice (FP) sessions, turn 3 collected the most victims for crashes and the tyre choices were a bit of an issue for most riders. Yet again one of the big named riders fell into the trap of not getting a good…

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