Tag Archive: Brands Hatch

Nov 25

WEC Brazilian finale

Interlagos is without a doubt a legendary circuit.

Mark Webber logo It has always been one of my most favourite tracks because of the history with the drivers they’ve had; Senna, Piquet and Fittipaldi did a huge amount for the sport. The Brazilian’s love motorsport and are very passionate about it, it’s got a great atmosphere and there’s always been a bit of drama as well with unpredictable weather. Read the rest of this entry »

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


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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