Tag Archive: Donington Park

Jun 16

Update on Kieran Clarke’s condition

Englishman’s life no longer in jeopardy as recovery continues at home

Kieran Clarke suffered a track day accident at Donington Park in late May and is now at home recovering from his injuries. The Nottingham based racer had scored his first World Supersport Championship point of the season the weekend before at the same track in the UK round of the series. He is now facing a period of recovery and sends this personal message to the CIA Landlords Insurance Honda team followers. Clarke will be replaced at Misano by the 20-year-old, World Supersport debutant Kevin Manfredi. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Sykes does the Donington double, Sofuoglu wins again in WSS

Sykes does the Donington double for third time in a row

WSBK - Sykes does the Donington Lap Record tumble as the Briton dominates. Rea and Davies to complete the podium. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) made it two wins from two starts as he dominated WorldSBK race 2 at Donington Park to equal Carl Fogarty’s six race wins record in the series.

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May 23

Sofuoglu stamps his authority in UK World Supersport qualifying

Wildcard Ryde and Cluzel complete the front row for the sixth race of the year.

WSBK - Kenan Sofuoglu Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) continued his dominance at Donington Park this weekend in the sole qualifying session ahead of tomorrow’s 20-lap World Supersport race.

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Apr 10

BTCC to deliver top class action at Donington Park

Expect the unexpected as Britain’s best blasts into Leicestershire

BTCC logo The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship rumbles into Leicestershire’s Donington Park next weekend (18/19 April), with the 2015 season shaping up to be one of the most fiercely disputed in the series’ illustrious history. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Byrne wins and Easton on podium for PBM at Donington Park

Debut victory for Dixon at Donington Park

The PBM Kawasaki Racing Team opened their 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship season in fine style at Donington Park today with reigning champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne taking a win and a second place to take an early championship lead with team-mate Stuart Easton securing a podium place also. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Busy Easter weekend ahead for Paul Bird Motorsport

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne remains with the Penrith based team for a fourth successive year

PBM The PBM Kawasaki Team heads for Donington Park this Easter weekend with a three rider squad in the quest for an unprecedented tenth domestic title in the 2015 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Impressive 2015 BTCC entry list confirmed

Change of machinery for BTCC’s list of champions while Andy Priaulx and Nic Hamilton among those joining the fray 

BTCC 2015 - cars An unprecedented 32-car entry has been confirmed for the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship during today’s (24 March) Season Launch event at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Season two test dates revealed

The testing schedule has been broken down into three two-day tests, concluding on August 25.

Six dates at Donington Park for pre-season testsDonington Park will once again be the testing home for the Formula E teams as they gear up for the second season of the all-electric racing championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Scott Speed to race for Andretti in Miami

American driver Scott Speed has been confirmed to race alongside Jean-Eric Vergne for Andretti Formula E at the Miami ePrix.

Andretti The 32-year-old, who has already been behind the wheel of a Formula E car during pre-season testing at Donington Park last year, has been drafted in to replace Marco Andretti. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

British GT team champs aim for strong Blancpain finale

“Everyone at the Oman Racing Team has worked so hard this year across both championships”
DPP_14-08-31_0011Just days after winning the Avon Tyres British GT Championship ‘GT3 Teams’ title on a dramatic final day of the season, the Oman Racing Team heads into the last race of its dovetailed Blancpain Endurance Series campaign this coming weekend, 20th/21st September, brimming with confidence.

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Sep 12

Donington Silverware In SWR Caterham’s Sights As F4 Resumes

Only six races remain on the 2014 schedule
Sean Walkinshaw Racing logo Following on from a season-best showing for the SWR Caterham F1 Driver Development Programme Team a fortnight ago, first year BRDC Formula 4 Championship racer Jordan Albert is targeting his maiden silverware when the series resumes at Donington Park next weekend, 20th/21st September.

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Sep 09

Ben Young in the points again at Donington Park

Round 9 of the MCE British Superbike Championships

Ben Young Coming off his recent 12th place finish at Silverstone, Ben Young continued his inspired riding at Round 9 of the MCE British Superbike Championships at Donington Park by gaining further points in the highly competitive Pirelli Superstock 1000 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Nelson Piquet Jr to test Formula E at Donington

Nelson has a successful history in single-seater racing

2014-05-16 - Renault - Formula E (1) Current Global Rallycross championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr will drive tomorrow for Team China Racing at the official FIA Formula E test day at Donington Park, UK. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Sykes heads another Kawasaki 1-2 in race two at Donington

“Maybe race one was the best race of my career” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - van der Mark Day 3 The second race of the day for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship was once again a close encounter, with reigning World Superbike Champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) coming out victorious to take an impressive double in front of his home crowd, just like one year ago. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Sykes wins opening race at Donington Park

Fighting back from a disastrous start Sykes gradually clawed back the deficit to claim his 17th career victory

WSBK - Donington Park - Race 1 podium Reigning champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has won the opening race after a titanic battle with his team mate Loris Baz at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Giugliano wins second career Tissot-Superpole

Giugliano edges Haslam to claim first pole of the season

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 1 The Tissot-Superpole sessions ahead of tomorrow’s fifth round races for the 2014 eni FIM Superbike WorldChampionship were held in cold and wet conditions at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Sykes lays down the gauntlet on opening day

The reigning Champion was within half a second of his own outright circuit record

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 1 After being in the top three all day, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) posted a series of 1.27 laps to round out the opening day on top at an overcast Donington Park.

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May 22

WSBK launches Day of Dreams at Donington

Tomorrow the on track action begins at 10am

WSBK - Riders press conference The UK round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, being held at Donington Park in Leicestershire began in style today as the usual Thursday media activity included an all-day charity event in aid of Riders For Health. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

WSBK in the heart of England for the UK Round

Donington Park will host Round 5 of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship this weekend.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackThis will be the 22nd time the Superbikes will hit the Leicestershire track, the first of which dates back to April 3rd 1988, when it all started. The first ever event in the history of the series saw local rider Roger Burnett (Honda) taking pole position, while the two races were won by Italians Davide Tardozzi (Bimota) and Marco Lucchinelli (Ducati). Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Meeting ann #MadyMyMark

Ann’s knowledge and contacts within British motorsport were invaluable

Mark Webber - AnnI first met Ann in 1994 and at the end of my first year in Australian Formula Ford, dad asked her to help look for some sponsorship for my second year in the Championship.

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