Motorsport

  • Simon De Banke claimed the victory aboard his Ford Fiesta R5.

    De Banke dominates on Christmas stages

    January 1, 2018 at 2:29 pm

    Simon de Banke and former World Rally champion co-driver Phil Mills took the victory on the Christmas Stages at Croft Circuit, near Darlington, on December 30 in extreme weather conditions. The traditional event which takes place every year on a date between Christmas and New Year, saw heavy snow fall […]

     
  • Bike racer Mathison joins Jackson Racing for 2018

    Bike racer Mathison joins Jackson Racing for 2018

    December 15, 2017 at 10:04 am

      MOTORCYCLE racer Daley Mathison has signed a deal to compete with one of the biggest names in road racing next year – Jackson Racing. Following a 13th place finish in this year’s blue riband Isle of Man TT race and a 130mph lap at the Ulster Grand Prix, the Stockton […]

     
  • Marty McCormack took the RAC Rally win. Photo Credit: @Steven Batey

    McCormack Rallies To Roger Albert Clark Win

    December 14, 2017 at 3:34 pm

    British Rally Championship front-runner Marty McCormack claimed the victory in last weekends Roger Albert Clark Rally, which featured stages across the North East. McCormack, who was competing in his Ford Escort MK2 in the UK for the first time in four years, took the win ahead of Matthew Robinson and […]

     
  • Wells partners Skyscanner boss for Gulf 12 Hours

    Wells partners Skyscanner boss for Gulf 12 Hours

    December 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    RACING driver Tony Wells could be looking at the best flight deals in the business if he impresses co-driver and Skyscanner co-founder Bonamy Grimes during next weekend’s Gulf 12 Hours race. The United Autosports regular is set to team up with Grimes, as well as 24 Hours of Le Mans […]

     
  • Picture credit: Gary Howlett

    Mathison: Jackson Racing deal is perfect for me

    November 27, 2017 at 10:16 am

    Road racing ace Daley Mathison feels he’s better equipped than ever to challenge for race wins after inking a deal for 2018 with Jackson Racing. The Stockton rider pulled the covers off his new deal at the Motorcycle Live show in Birmingham this weekend, where he revealed he will take both his […]

     
  • Marty McCormack took the RAC Rally win. Photo Credit: @Steven Batey

    McCormack rallies to Roger Albert Clark win

    November 16, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    British Rally Championship front-runner Marty McCormack claimed the victory in last weekends Roger Albert Clark Rally, which featured stages across the North East. McCormack, who was competing in his Ford Escort Mk2 in the UK for the first time in four years, took the win ahead of Matthew Robinson and […]

     
  • A Ford Escort Mk2; many will be competing this weekend! Photo Credit: @Steven Batey

    Roger Albert Clark Rally speeds into the North East

    November 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    The 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally will make a return to the North East this weekend between November 10-13. The four-day event, which returns in 2017 after a two-year hiatus after previously being based in Sunderland, sees over one hundred classic rally cars take on stages across the UK in […]

     
  • Photo Credit: @Jakob Ebrey Photography

    British GT4 Winner Middleton Gets Rolex 24 Drive

    November 2, 2017 at 8:30 am

    2017 British GT4 Championship Winner Stuart Middleton, from Ashington in Northumberland, has been confirmed the winner of the Sunoco Whelen Challenge, earning him a drive in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona International Speedway in the USA. The teenager who stormed to the GT4 title in his debut season in […]

     
  • Charlie Farrer in action. Picture credit: Ben Ramshaw

    Farrer adds Thundersport Superteen title to 2017 championship tally

    October 25, 2017 at 3:26 pm

    Easington’s Charlie Farrer lifted the Dunlop Tyres Thundersport Superteen Championship at Donington Park, making history as the first rider to win Superteens and the Kawasaki Team Green Cup in the same season. The 15-year-old stormed to three wins from three races at the final round of the 2017 Thundersport GB season, […]

     
  • Mathison is still working toward full fitness after a crash at the Oliver's Mount Gold Cup. Picture credit: Gary Howlett

    Injured Mathison pulls out of Stars at Darley

    October 3, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    Stockton racer Daley Mathison has been forced to withdraw from this weekend’s Stars at Darley event, as he recovers from injuries sustained at Oliver’s Mount last month. The roads favourite had initially planned to contest Darley Moor’s flagship event with his Eddie Stobart Racing team, but confirmed on social media […]