Tag Archive: Brands Hatch

Nov 05

Team Canada Scholarship Finds Success in England

The world renowned Formula Ford Festival held at Brands Hatch Circuit in England is now in the history books.

Team Canada Scholarship - Chase Pelletier (1) Team Canada Scholarship driver Chase Pelletier acquitted himself well with a solid 14th place finish in the final. The results don’t really show the true success the young racer had in his first trip abroad as he enjoyed a week of close competition and fierce on track battles.

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Oct 19

McConnell crowned British Supersport Champion

Historic Fourth British Superbike title for Byrne

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After one of the most dramatic weekends of the year, the Gloucester-based Smiths Triumph Racing Team duly wrapped up their second Motorpoint British Supersport Championship win in three years when Australian ace Billy McConnell secured the title at Brands Hatch today. Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne became the first man in history to take the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship on four occasions when he clinched the 2014 crown with a double victory on the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki at Brands Hatch today.

Oct 12

Colin Turkington crowned BTCC champion

eBay Motors star takes his second drivers championship as MG claims manufacturer honours

2014-09-28-0037eBay Motors driver Colin Turkington was crowned the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Champion after a quite pulsating final day of racing at Brands Hatch. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Jason Plato ‘storms’ to pole at Brands Hatch

BTCC title to go down to the wire as MG’s challenger hunts down points leader Colin Turkington

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/4f77c64c602ee311b5bf81f89/images/061c2472-3bfe-455a-bd3e-f2759defc500.jpgMG star Jason Plato produced the goods by topping the final qualifying session of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship in a quite breathtaking battle at Brands Hatch.

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Oct 03

Brands Hatch ready for BTCC title decider

It’s Colin Turkington versus Jason Plato in bid to win biggest prize in British motor sport

BTCC logo The 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship will draw to its conclusion on the legendary Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit next weekend (11/12 October) with a huge crowd expected to descend on the venue to watch the title showdown between Colin Turkington and Jason Plato.

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May 20

The World’s greatest GT series hits Silverstone

The best supported and most competitive GT competition in the world

One week after the sunny and successful British round of the Blancpain Sprint Series at Brands Hatch the Circuit of Silverstone hosts the second race of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Clean sweep for Grasser Racing Lamborghini at Brands Hatch

Brilliant summer conditions greeted the Blancpain Sprint Series competitors

After winning the qualifying race on Sunday morning Jeroen Bleekemolen and Hari Proczyk led the main race at the Brands Hatch meeting of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series from start to finish. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Montermini/Salaquarda back in the Blancpain Sprint Series at Brands

Scuderia Villorba Corse and the sole 458 of the championship ready for the English round on May 18

Blancpain Sprint Series logo Challenging commitments and hard fights are expected to be back in the Scuderia Villorba Corse season next weekend at Brands Hatch.

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Nov 20

F3 – A turning point #MadeMyMark

My first success with wings and slicks was with Docko in F3

Mark Webber F3-1997I had my first win in a wings and slick category at Brands Hatch on the old GP circuit which is sadly rarely used these days.

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Aug 21

Team Canada names second driver

Zacharie Robichon of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship

Team Canada logoThe Team Canada Scholarship completes their line up for the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch, England with the naming of F1600 driver Zacharie Robichon.

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Jul 21

Byrne bounces back to victory at Brands Hatch

Aboard the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki ZX-10R

Shayne ByrneReigning MCE British Superbike Champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne bounced back from a high speed race one crash to take victory in race two to maintain his championship challenge in round six of the series at his local Brands Hatch circuit today. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Italians dominate proceedings at Brands Hatch (updated)

Drivers of the Italian team racked up all three race wins

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoPrema Powerteam was the dominating squad in the fourth season meeting of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at Brands Hatch in Great Britain.

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May 19

Martin Tomczyk does it quickly – pole at Brands Hatch

Current DTM champion Bruno Spengler (BMW) will be starting fifth

DTM logoMartin Tomczyk has secured pole position at Brands Hatch (GB), the shortest circuit on the DTM calendar.

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May 18

A home victory for Alex Lynn

He had to wait nine races for his maiden victory in FIA F3

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoBut in his home round at Brands Hatch, his patience was finally rewarded: Alex Lynn (Prema Powerteam) won the first race of the weekend at the 1.929 kilometres long Indy version of the ex-Formula 1 circuit of Brands Hatch.

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May 16

Brits just cannot wait for their second home event – at Brands Hatch

The shortest track on the FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Brands_HatchThis weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship is making its second stop in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Team Canada Scholarship expands program

The third edition of the Team Canada Scholarship will grow to include two young Canadian drivers.

Team Canada logo 2Team Canada logoThe focus will continue to be the world renown Formula Ford Festival held at Brands Hatch, England in late October. After a very successful debut in 2011 with the first Canadian on pole for the final and leading the early laps, the program continued in 2012 and once again showcased the talent that Canada has in the junior formula car ranks.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

FIA Formula 3 European Championship publishes the 2013 race calendar

In the 2013 season, the race calendar of the planet’s most competitive young-gun series will comprise 10 race weekends in six European countries.

Flagworld - FIAF3 - Nathan Morcom - 2010-09-12  Aust  Drivers' Ch'ship Rd 8 (Eastern Creek) - Nathan Morcom (Dallara F304) MPix photoThe season will be kicked off as early as on 23 and 24 March in Italy, with the season finale (26-27 October) being held in France. The hopeful Formula 3 talents will race in the support programme of WTCC, WEC and DTM races at tradition-rich motor-racing venues that always are attended by big crowds.

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Nov 07

Team Canada 2012 report

“Although it was a tough week with unexpected problems, in the end, we were quick” – Garrett Grist

Team Canada Garrett GristTeam Canada logoAlthough the results sheets will not reflect it, 2012 Team Canada Scholarship winner Garrett Grist enjoyed a strong showing at the internationally renowned British Formula Ford Festival, and quite ably displayed the quality of driving talent produced by this country. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Team Canada Scholarship winner Garett Grist is set to arrive Monday morning at the famed circuit with Team Canada co-founder Brian Graham

Team Canada ready to go!

Team Canada logoGarett GristThe flights are booked, hotel rooms reserved, rental car arranged, and all the details taken care of for the second trip to the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch.

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Oct 08

Eurosport to feature 2012 season review on Tuesday

Tune on Eurosport International tomorrow at 23.15 CET

Auto GP logoWhile the Auto GP staff is defining the last details before announcing the full 2013 programme, the spotlights are still on the exciting season that ended in Sonoma.

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Jul 18

Next stop Brands Hatch for Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki

Round seven of the 2012 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship heads for Brands Hatch this weekend

Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki logoMCE Insurance BSB logoAll three Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki riders approaching the meeting with a slightly different agenda. Following on from a successful visit to Oulton Park which saw him claim three podium finishes last time out although he couldn’t quite muster a win, Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne returns to his local track hoping to clinch his first double win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

CN Racing trio head To Brands Hatch

Five victories and five runner-up placings in the opening 12 races

Brands_HatchBritish SuperbikeCN Racing heads to Brands Hatch this weekend hoping to increase their lead in the Motorpoint British Supersport Cup Championship as well as having bolstered their squad in the Metzeler National Superstock 1000 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Mihai Marinescu storms to victory at Brands Hatch

Romanian claims second win ahead of Zanella and Zamparelli

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Mihai Marinescu secured his second F2 win during today's race at Brands HatchMihai Marinescu drove a controlled race from start-to-finish to secure his second Formula Two win of the season during today’s (Sunday) dry race at Brands Hatch.

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Jul 15

Mihai Marinescu secures pole for race two

Romanian to start P1 ahead of Zanella and Pommer

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Mihai Marinescu secured pole during today's second F2 qualifying session at Brands HatchMihai Marinescu will start from pole for today’s (Sunday) second Formula Two race at Brands Hatch after a superb late lap secured him his third front-row start of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Kevin Mirocha ‘rains’ supreme at sodden Brands Hatch

Pole takes superb maiden win ahead of Tuscher and Bacheta

F2 -Drivers faced sodden conditions at the Brands Hatch GP circuitF2 - Kevin Mirocha celebrates his maiden F2 win at Brands Hatch todayKevin Mirocha mastered a sodden Brands Hatch circuit to take a superb maiden Formula Two win during today’s (Saturday) thrilling opening race at Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit.

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Jul 14

Luciano Bacheta secures home pole in thrilling wet/dry session

Brit takes P1 in closing seconds ahead of Snegirev and Mirocha

F2 - Luciano Bacheta took his third pole during today's thrilling wet-dry F2 qualifying session at Brands HatchF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipLuciano Bacheta secured his third Formula Two pole during today’s (Saturday) enthralling wet/dry qualifying session at Brands Hatch. The 22-year-old Brit posted a best time of 1:22.806s, in the last few seconds on the damp but drying track to just edge out Max Snegirev with the Russian claiming his best ever qualifying result.

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Jul 13

F2 drivers show support for FIA’s Action for Road Safety campaign

Youngsters learn life-saving lessons with Brands Hatch YoungDrive! programme

F2 - The F2 drivers lend their support for the FIA's Road Action for Safety campaignF2 - Iranian F2 driver Kourosh Khani shows his support to the FIAFIA Formula Two drivers took time out of their preparations for this weekend’s rounds at Brands Hatch to show support for the FIA’s Action for Road Safety (AfRS) campaign, helping teach youngsters the importance of road safety with the aid of the circuit’s YoungDrive! programme.

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Jul 13

Markus Pommer tops second Brands Hatch practice

German leads from Zanella by 0.019s in closely fought session

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Markus Pommer went quickest during today's second F2 practice session at Brands Hatch Markus Pommer led the way during today’s (Friday) closely fought second Formula Two practice session at Brands Hatch, just pipping Christopher Zanella to the top spot by 0.019s.

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Jul 13

Mihai Marinescu leads the way at Brands Hatch

Romanian ahead of Hurst and Tuscher

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Mihai Marinescu led the way during this morning's opening F2 free practice at Brands HatchMihai Marinescu got his Brands Hatch weekend off to the best possible start by topping the timesheets during this morning’s (Friday) opening Formula Two practice session.

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May 17

Formula 3 Euro Series back in the UK

Following a one-year break, the Formula 3 Euro Series is going to return to Brands Hatch, this weekend.

Brands_HatchF3 Formula 3 EuroseriesThe races held at the 1.929-kilometre Indy circuit of the former Formula 1 venue located south of London will be contested by 18 Formula 3 vehicles, including the one of the current Formula 3 Euro Series Championship leader Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam). Read the rest of this entry »

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