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FERRARI ANNOUNCE HYPERCAR CREWS FOR THE 2023 FIA WEC SEASON

Ferrari officially announces its crews for taking on the 2023 season in the Hypercar class of the FIA World Endurance Championship in the 499P that was officially presented at the Finali Mondiali in Imola. The drivers chosen to bring the Prancing Horse back to the top class of the world championship represent a unique mix … Continue reading

GENERATIONS OF SPEED, BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT3 AND THE BIRKIN ‘BLOWER’

With the chequered flag set to fall on the 2015 motorsport season, Bentley is celebrating a remarkable run of results by bringing together two generations of racer – the Continental GT3 and legendary 4.5 Litre ‘Blower’. The current GT3 and its illustrious forebear from 1929 met at Silverstone in front of the British Racing Drivers’ … Continue reading

ELMS RACER ROBERTSON INVITED ONTO BRDC ‘SUPERSTARS’ PROGRAMME

European Le Mans Series racer Charlie Robertson has received another glowing tribute from the prestigious British Racing Drivers’ Club after today, Monday, 23rd February, being named as one of just 12 drivers hand-selected for the 2015 BRDC ‘SuperStars’ programme. The 18-year-old from Whyteleafe, who this year makes the full-time move into pan-European racing where he … Continue reading

ANDREW WATSON NAMED BRITISH RACING DRIVERS’ CLUB RISING STAR

Nineteen year old racing driver Andrew Watson has been invited to join the prestigious British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) Rising Star Scheme, following in the footsteps of former BRDC Rising Stars including Lewis Hamilton. The BRDC Rising Star scheme acknowledges exceptional young talent amongst British and Commonwealth drivers under the age of 24, across all … Continue reading

BRITISH GT, DOUBLE POLES FOR ECURIE ECOSSE AND ACADEMY MOTORSPORT AT SPA

Championship frontrunners Ecurie Ecosse extended their GT3 pole tally in 2014 to five from eight attempts with a brace of fastest times in qualifying at Spa Francorchamps in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship today. Marco Attard was first to set pole in the #79 Ecurie Ecosse BMW Z4 in the Amateur session with a … Continue reading

SILVERSTONE HONOURS JOHN SURTEES

The astonishing and unique achievements of John Surtees OBE will be celebrated at this summer’s award-winning Silverstone Classic (25-27 July). It was exactly 50 years ago in 1964 that Surtees added the Formula One World Championship to his four 500cc motorcycle titles to become the first – and only – man to win World Championships … Continue reading

BASEY-FISHER GRADUATES TO BRITISH GT WITH ACADEMY MOTORSPORT

British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) Rising Star Oli Basey-Fisher will graduate into the prestigious Avon Tyres British GT Championship this year it is confirmed today, Monday, 10th March, after agreeing a deal with Academy Motorsport to partner former GT4 Class Champion Matt Nicoll-Jones. Having claimed the Protyre Motorsport Ginetta GT5 Challenge title with Nicoll-Jones’ Academy … Continue reading

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