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  • Kirby: “I don’t want to win the championship by a small margin, I want to obliterate it!”

    Kirby: “I don’t want to win the championship by a small margin, I want to obliterate it!”

    June 7, 2018 at 1:16 pm

    Sunderland bike racer Ian Kirby says that he is aiming to win the Pre-Injection 600 class of the No Limits Racing series in dominating fashion. The former University of Sunderland student now leads the category by 84 points after a perfect weekend at Donington Park in Derbyshire, where he took […]

     
  • Graeme Lowden, Photo: David Merrett

    Lowdon tight lipped over CEFC TRSM future as Le Mans looms

    May 11, 2018 at 3:11 pm

    Team boss Graeme Lowdon has declined to comment on the financial issues that prevented CEFC TRSM from racing at the Spa 6 hours WEC race last weekend. The team has stated that funding is in place to allow them to run at the 24 hours of Le Mans in June. […]

     
  • Kirby suffers mixed weekend at Cadwell Park

    Kirby suffers mixed weekend at Cadwell Park

    May 11, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    Sunderland bike racer Ian Kirby had a mixed weekend at Cadwell Park in Lincolnshire, in the No Limits Championship. The former Sunderland University student who this season has backing from NA collage in Washington, qualified second in the Pre-Injection 600 class which races alongside the Pirelli Super Series and No […]

     
  • Matt Edwards won the opening round of the 2018 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship. Photo Credit: Steven Batey

    Matt Edwards wins 2018 Pirelli International

    May 9, 2018 at 9:50 am

    Welsh driver Matt Edwards claimed his first ever Prestone MSA British Rally Championship win on the Pirelli International, which had stages in Kielder Forest in Northumberland, on April 28. The opening round of the 2018 BRC, Britain’s most famous rally championship, saw over 80 cars compete over 8 stages and […]

     
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    Damage limitation for Team Oliver at Pembery

    May 1, 2018 at 12:26 pm

    Oliver Racing endured a tough second race meeting of the year in South Wales with the trucks of Stuart Oliver and Martin Gibson suffering heavy damage. The pair missed the fourth heat of the meeting after a multi-truck crash left their machines needing hurried repairs to enter the final. The […]

     
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    Stratford bags a pair of podiums for Penn Elcom

    April 24, 2018 at 11:17 am

    Phil Stratford claimed a pair of podium positions for Penn Elcom Racing as the BOSS GP season got underway at Hockenheim in Germany. The Washington company saw their Benetton F1 car start from the front row for both races at the German Grand Prix venue as Stratford placed second in […]

     
  • Kirby won all four races at Snetterton.

    Kirby dominates at Snetterton

    April 10, 2018 at 1:53 pm

    Sunderland bike racer Ian Kirby made a perfect start to his 2018 No Limits Championship campaign at the Snetterton circuit, taking four out of four race wins in the Pre-Injection 600 class. Having announced a full season campaign in the championship he competed in several rounds of last year, Kirby […]

     
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    Truck racer Oliver starts 2018 with a win and three podiums

    April 9, 2018 at 11:31 am

    Stuart Oliver got 2018 off to a winning start at the British Truck Racing Championship season opener at Brands Hatch over the Easter Weekend. Hexham native Oliver, who is also the patron of Team Oliver Racing, took the spoils in the first of four heat races races at the Kent […]

     
  • Graeme Lowden, Photo: David Merrett

    Lowdon signs Brundle, Stoneman for WEC and Le Mans

    April 7, 2018 at 3:22 pm

    Corbridge based racing boss Graham Lowdon has announced the signing of British drivers Alex Brundle and Dean Stoneman for the CEFC TRSM Racing Team. The former Manor F1 team boss, and senior voice in North East motor racing, is guiding the outfit as it makes its transition from the LMP2 […]

     
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    Stratford to race F1 car for Penn Elcom

    April 4, 2018 at 11:33 am

    Washington-based Penn Elcom Racing will be entering an ex-Benetton Formula One car for its driver Phil Stratford in the BOSS GP series this season. The team are hoping to build on its three-race experience in 2017 where they notched up their debut victory with Stratford at Zolder in Belgium. The […]