Motorsport

  • Kirby at Croft earlier in the season. Photo Credit: Steven Batey

    Kirby on his 2018 season: “We achieved what we set out to do”

    November 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    2018 Pre-Injection 600 No Limits champion Ian Kirby says that although he didn’t make the title win easy for himself, he and his team are “ultimately happy with how things went.” Reflecting on his title winning campaign where he won the class by 114 points, Kirby admitted that for a […]

     
  • MotorSportsByte Podcast One: “It’s Go Go Go for MotorSportsByte”

    MotorSportsByte Podcast One: “It’s Go Go Go for MotorSportsByte”

    November 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Have a listen to the first episode of MotorSportsByte, a podcast featuring the latest Motorsport news both regionally and further afield with Steven Batey and Mick Palmer giving their thoughts on the latest events to take place. On episode one, we talk about things including: The Cheviot Stages Rally in […]

     
  • Photo: W Series

    W Series: Unravelling the all female championship

    November 2, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    W Series has been one of the most controversial stories in international motorsports in the last decade. The launch of the series in October gained more exposure in the media than any other motor racing championship outside of Formula One. An all-female championship has the goal of helping one of its […]

     
  • Photo Credit: Steven Batey

    Taylor Wins Rally of Attrition Cheviot Stages

    October 31, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    Peter Taylor survived a late scare to win the 2018 Ford Parts Cheviot Stages as Jason Pritchard secured the 2018 Protyre MSA Asphalt Rally Championship in a battle of attrition last weekend. Taylor, driving the ex-Robert Kubica Ford Fiesta WRC, had a 57 second lead over Pritchard on the event […]

     
  • Peter Taylor took the win on the Tyneside Stages, ran on the same roads as the event this weekend, during the summer in his Ford Fiesta WRC.

    Preview: 2018 Ford Parts Cheviot Stages – Title Race Goes Down to the Wire

    October 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    The final round of the 2018 Protyre MSA Asphalt Rally Championship takes place this weekend on the Otterburn Army Ranges in Northumberland with a large entry list making the trip North. This annual Ford Parts Cheviot Stages takes place every October with a range of both cars and championships taking […]

     
  • Two left in TCR title showdown

    Two left in TCR title showdown

    October 11, 2018 at 10:37 am

    Donington Park will see the inaugural TCR UK champion crowned this weekend as the touring car series wraps up its debut season in Britain. Title protagonist Dan Lloyd has seen his early season run of six victories from six races eroded as penalties and mechanical problems have brought Ollie Taylor […]

     
  • Photo: Michael Jurtin/bossgp.com

    Stratford signs off with a Red Bull Ring podium

    September 26, 2018 at 4:44 pm

    Phil Stratford rounded off the BOSS GP season with his 11th second place of the year at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Racing a Benetton-Judd B197 for Washington based Penn Elcom Stratford once again played second fiddle to series champion Ingo Gerstl in his Toro Rosso STR1 Cosworth. “Unfortunately, […]

     
  • Steve Kite leans on Alex Cursley at Clervaux

    Kite flies high in Croft coupe cup

    September 24, 2018 at 3:01 pm

    Hyundai Coupe Cup winner Steve Kite took a pair of victories as the series made its first ever visit to the Croft circuit in North Yorkshire at the weekend. The Misty Racing driver began the one day visit to the venue with the fastest lap in free practice before only running […]

     
  • Viking invasion at Croft for C1 sprint races

    Viking invasion at Croft for C1 sprint races

    September 24, 2018 at 2:01 pm

    Nicholas Grindrod took three sprint victories for Viking Racing on day one of the Citroen C1 Racing Club endurance meeting at Croft. The debut of a new sprint format proved a success for the British Pickup veterans with Grindrod tackling the first two 20 minute races with leery cornering angles […]

     
  • Matthew Cobb - Lotus Elise 2500

    Cobb dominates NSSCC finale as last minute replacement

    September 24, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    Autograss racer Matthew Cobb picked up a pair of wins in the Northern Sports and Saloon cars races on the BARC bill at Croft. Two weeks after the championship was sealed by Simon Sheridan, the Darlington and District Motor Club ran a pair of non-championship races to end the season […]