Motorsport

  • Ian Kirby on his Passion for Motorsport: “I couldn’t do it without my family”

    Ian Kirby on his Passion for Motorsport: “I couldn’t do it without my family”

    May 17, 2019 at 10:18 am

    Motorsport is a sport which can be often seen as more expensive and time consuming to participate in compared to maybe football or rugby. So why does it have thousands of people who take part every weekend on circuits and rally stages who are all so passionate about what they […]

     
  • Kirby will upgrade to a much newer Yamaha R6 for 2019.

    Ian Kirby on 2019: “We’re Going into the Season with an Open Mind”

    April 16, 2019 at 2:42 pm

    Sunderland bike racer Ian Kriby says he’s “going in blind” as he makes the step up to the Injection class of the 600cc SuperSport Series in 2019. Kirby took a dominating class win in last year’s Pre-injection series and this year will make the move up with a much newer […]

     
  • Ian Kirby. Photo Credit: Steven Batey

    Kirby Looking To Step up To Injection Power for 2019

    November 30, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland bike racer and newly crowned Pre-Injection 600 champion Ian Kirby wants to move up to the No Limits Cup 600 class for next season. Kirby took the Pre-Injection class win by 114 points at the end of the 2018 season and he’s set his sights on the faster injection […]

     
  • MotorSportsByte Episode 2: “Lap Two is Underway”

    MotorSportsByte Episode 2: “Lap Two is Underway”

    November 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Listen to episode two of MotorSportsByte with Steven Batey and Mick Palmer as we analyse another busy weekend of action that has taken place around the world. Episode two features: An in-depth look at the recently announced Croft calendar for 2019 and a look at some of the championships taking […]

     
  • Croft announces 2019 calendar

    Croft announces 2019 calendar

    November 21, 2018 at 9:00 am

    The Croft circuit in North Yorkshire has announced a packed 2019 calendar with a schedule that is bound to please North East motor racing fans. Once again the British Touring Car Championship is the marquee event of the season landing at the track in June and promising to bring huge […]

     
  • 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 […]