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24 Dec 2010
It has been announced that the BRSCC East Anglian Centre will run a 12 hour endurance race for Ma5da MX5’s at Snetterton on Saturday 12th November 2011. A 90 minute qualifying session will take place on the Friday.....
22 Dec 2010
Champion team Trackspeed is to return to the Avon Tyres British GT Championship next year to defend its titles. The Surrey-based squad plans to field two Porsche 911 GT3Rs in the series and will, says team manager Ricki Martino, be going all out for another championship victory.
17 Dec 2010
Teesside Race School based at Teesside Autodrome in Middlesbrough offers complete all-inclusive ARDS Tests; the ‘test’ applicants need to pass to obtain their first race licence (MSA National B Race Licence).
15 Dec 2010
The BRSCC South Eastern Centre held their annual dinner dance at Brands Hatch on Saturday night. The evening was shared with the Ford Fiesta Championship and there were more than 100 officials, marshals and competitors in attendance at the Kentagon.
13 Dec 2010
Among the huge list of ‘must-see’ attractions at Autosport International is the brand new McLaren Showcase, featuring some of the most spectacular and successful McLaren machines of all time.
08 Dec 2010
The Motorsport Safety Fund has announced the guest speakers for their annual ‘Watkins Lecture’ which takes place at the Autosport Show. No fewer than three giants of Formula 1 will feature at the lecture with Red Bull's Christian Horner and Adrian Newey in conversation with driver turned pundit Martin Brundle.
06 Dec 2010
Avon Tyres will be the title sponsor and official control tyre supplier of the British GT Championship until at least the end of the 2014 season, the Wiltshire-based firm extending to nine years its association with the country’s premier sports car series.
02 Dec 2010
Paul Newns, a flag marshal for the BRSCC North Western Centre was presented with the Monty Terrell GPDA Trophy at the Awards Dinner last Saturday.
01 Dec 2010
The Bert Lamkin Memorial Salver, which is presented annually to the Club member who has done most to publicly promote the name and interests of the BRSCC, was won by Kevin Shortis on Saturday night and was presented to him by Chairman Bernard Cottrell.
30 Nov 2010
Donington Park’s Kevin Wheatcroft was awarded the prestigious BRSCC John Nicol Memorial Trophy at the 2010 Awards Dinner Dance at the Holiday Inn, Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday night.....
27 Nov 2010
The MSA Control Panel has granted outline championship status to the Fun Cup for 2011, with the BRSCC as the organising club holding the permit.....
26 Nov 2010
Formula Ford is set to enter a new era in 2011 with the launch of a series of blue riband EuroCup events at top European circuits, aimed at drawing the best young single-seater talent from the British, Benelux.....
25 Nov 2010
Next year’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship is set to be a true test of driver, car and team stamina, featuring a BRSCC run three-hour late-summer event on the Donington Park Grand Prix circuit as well as a trio of two-hour races.
24 Nov 2010
Monday, 22 November 2010 11:09 Formula Ford stars of future seasons joined the top drivers from this year’s Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain on track last Thursday to underline the continuing success of the world’s longest running and most successful race series for novices.
22 Nov 2010
66 teams will be racing in the Fun Cup Finals this weekend. Photo: Nuala Scully – Perrierp...
19 Nov 2010
A DVD of the highlights of last month's Formula Ford Festival is now available from Penny Mattocks at RacingLine. The DVD is an hour long and features the Motors TV coverage broadcast this week of the annual Brands Hatch meeting.
17 Nov 2010
Dan Cammish, third-place finisher in the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain, has scooped an unexpected bonus for his hard work at the wheel - a Formula 3 test.
15 Nov 2010
The BRSCC has announced that it has agreed a three year deal with Avon Tyres for the Cooper Tire owned company to continue to supply the Club’s Kent engined Formula Ford Championships.
12 Nov 2010
It is now just sixty six days until the Autosport International Show at the NEC, Birmingham, which runs from 13th - 16th January 2011.
10 Nov 2010
Entries are still being taken for the BRSCC Winter Raceday which will be run by the North Western Centre at Anglesey on Sunday 28th November.
08 Nov 2010
The Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain is holding its annual ‘Sampler Day’ at Rockingham on Thursday 18th November 2010.
05 Nov 2010
It was with great sadness that the Club learned at the weekend that Martin Hadwen passed away on Friday 29th October, aged 63. As the founder of the National Motor Racing Archive, Martin has left a remarkable legacy for the future of motor sport.
03 Nov 2010
Following on from a recent survey conducted amongst competitors in the BRSCC Northern Formula Ford Championship, the Club’s Competitions Director Drew Furlong held a planning meeting last week with the series co-ordinator and representatives of the drivers to decide the way forward for 2011.
01 Nov 2010
Just four weeks after the Britcar 24 hours race at Silverstone the officials & marshals of the BRSCC Midland Centre will have their torches out again but this time at Donington for a three hour race that will stretch well beyond dusk.
29 Oct 2010
Two new Caterham champions were crowned at Snetterton in an exciting finale to a close season for the Roadsport B and A championships, whilst the remaining podium places were fought out in the Supersport series.
27 Oct 2010
Last weekend at Snetterton the Open Sportscar competitors were racing for the prestigious Archie Scott Brown Trophy which is awarded annually by the BRSCC East Anglian Centre.
26 Oct 2010
The BRSCC East Anglian Centre’s final weekend of the year on what will be the old Snetterton layout opened under cloudy skies with six different championships still up for grabs.
25 Oct 2010
No less than six championship titles are up for grabs at this weekend’s BRSCC East Anglian Centre ‘Finals’ meeting which takes place at Snetterton on Saturday & Sunday. By the time the 17 races have been run every BRSCC championship will have been settled.
22 Oct 2010
Mel Healey created Alfa Romeo Championship history when she became its first woman champion after finishing 2nd in her class at Donington last Sunday in the 156 2 litre that she has raced all year.
21 Oct 2010
Trevor Fowell won his third Caterham title in succession with a brave drive on the newly re-profiled Donington circuit to take the BookaTrack.com Caterham R300 Championship.
21 Oct 2010
The Formula Ford Festival 2010 held over the weekend of October 16-17 on Brands Hatch’s 1.2 mile Indy Circuit saw the BRSCC SE Centre join forces with HQ for a 24-race programme culminating in the three Formula Ford Finals. Midday rain on Saturday meant that the early races took place with drying track conditions.
20 Oct 2010
The BRSCC’s North Western Centre brought a close to the 2010 car racing season at Oulton Park with a meeting which featured an action packed FunCup race. This main event was supported by double headers for contestants in the Dunlop TVR and BRS Recovery XR Challenges.
19 Oct 2010
Denmark's Dennis Lind won the BRSCC Formula Ford Festival yesterday driving a Van Diemen LA08. The Fluid Motorsport driver overtook pole sitter Tio Ellinas when the lights went green and pulled away from the pack never to be seriously troubled after that.
18 Oct 2010
Australian Scott Pye laid down a marker at Brands Hatch yesterday in the Duratec section of the Festival seeting the quickest pace over both heats to put him on pole in the first of today's quarter finals. The newly crowned champion of the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain won the Future Events sponsored heat from Peter Dempsey and Cypriot Tio Ellinas.
17 Oct 2010
The BRSCC South Eastern Centre will run the 39th Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch this weekend, although in truth the meeting really started on Tuesday when the teams started to roll in for testing.
15 Oct 2010
The BRSCC North Western Centre pays their last visit of the season to Oulton Park on Saturday for a meeting dominated by the Funcup.
14 Oct 2010
There have been several years when the outcome of the BRSCC Alfashop Alfa Romeo Championship title race has been decided at the final round. The battle has usually been between two drivers in different classes each with its own set of dynamics - maybe one Modified and one Production.
14 Oct 2010
The Avon Tyres British GT Championship will bring the curtain down on a terrific 2010 season at Donington Park on Saturday in fitting style, with the first-ever “twilight” round of the series. The championship’s concluding endurance race will see the grid under starter’s orders at 3.30pm, with the race brought to a dusky conclusion two hours later.
13 Oct 2010
Described by some as ‘the most competitive series in the country’ the BookaTrack.com Caterham Superlight R300 championship draws to a close this weekend as part of the F3/GT package at Donington.
12 Oct 2010
The Club has announced that the BRSCC North Western Centre will be running a Winter Raceday at Anglesey on Sunday 28th November.
11 Oct 2010
The BRSCC Euro Saloon & Sports Car Championship is featured this evening on Motors TV, with coverage of their race at Rockingham on the August Bank Holiday Monday.
08 Oct 2010
The MJC Ferrari was the class of the field at last weekend’s Silverstone Britcar 24 hour race. Piloted by Surrey based Pole Witt Gamski, Keith Robinson, John Gaw & Phil Dryburgh the 430 GTC finished just under a minute ahead of the Martin Rich Porsche 997, driven by Martin Rich, Lukas Lichtner-Hoyer, Marco Seefried, Vitus Eckert.
06 Oct 2010
The BRSCC was sad to hear last month that John Mitchell had passed away aged 71. John was a long serving marshal both for the Northern & North Western Centres and served the Club and motorsport for over 40 years.
04 Oct 2010
The Britcar 24 hours race returns to Silverstone this weekend and racing is already underway in what is the first of three days of competitive action run by the BRSCC Midland Centre.
01 Oct 2010
It has been a week of mixed emotions for BRSCC member Scott Malvern. It started badly last weekend when he lost out to rival Scott Pye in their battle for the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain. But it has ended on a brighter note with the news that he is one of the six chosen finalists for the highly prestigious 2010 McLaren BRDC Autosport Young driver of the year award.
01 Oct 2010
Tony Sinclair became the first ever OSS Champion at Anglesey on Sunday when a brace of second place finishes was enough to secure the inaugural title for the Surrey racer in the Itchy Feet sponsored championship.
30 Sep 2010
David Ashburn is the 2010 Avon Tyres British GT Champion.The 63-year-old Londoner - aided by his Trackspeed Porsche team-mate Glynn Geddie - collected a win and a fifth place finish in Sunday’s penultimate meeting of the championship season at Brands Hatch to gain sufficient points to put the title beyond the reach of any of his rivals.
28 Sep 2010
A clear view of the Snowdonia Mountains provided a spectacular backdrop to a varied schedule of 18 races at Ty Croes, run by the BRSCC North Western Centre.
27 Sep 2010
Scott Pye won the 2010 Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain in a dramatic final round of the season on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit yesterday to become the first non-European winner of the coveted title since the turn of the Millennium.
27 Sep 2010
The destination of the Avon Tyres Formula Ford Northern Pre 90 Championship will be decided in a double-header shoot-out between John Farrell and Lee Hannam at Anglesey this weekend in an 18 race meeting run by the BRSCC North Western Centre.
24 Sep 2010
Avon Tyres British GT Championship leader David Ashburn stands a chance of clinching the title this weekend on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit, venue for the penultimate meeting of the season. The London-based veteran and Glynn Geddie, his co-driver in the Trackspeed Porsche, will need to out-point Ashburn’s only realistic rivals for the crown.....
23 Sep 2010
The Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain is all set for a cliffhanger finish this weekend at Brands Hatch following the penultimate meeting of the 2010 season last week at Donington. Josh Hill and Dan Cammish took the wins at the re-opened Leicestershire circuit .....
22 Sep 2010
The final BRSCC Midland Centre meeting of the season took place on September 19 with a packed race programme at Mallory Park in the heart of Leicestershire. The day dawned overcast with the threat of showers ever present, but fortunately these never materialised and the conditions were dry all day.
20 Sep 2010
The Pistonheads.com Caterham Academy Champiosnhip heads to Mallory Park this Sunday for what are the deciding rounds in both Groups 1 & 2. The two 15 minute races are part of a 10 race schedule run by the BRSCC Midland Centre.
17 Sep 2010
Scott Malvern, his season-long grip on the lead of the 2010 Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain recently loosened by title rival Scott Pye, has promised to come out fighting at Donington Park this weekend in a bid to get his challenge back on track.
16 Sep 2010
The BRSCC Midland Centre had an extremely busy three days at Silverstone last weekend but the LMS meeting went like clockwork and they can certainly be proud of the efficient and professional way in which the Centre ran the meeting.
14 Sep 2010
Entries are now being taken for the 2010 BRSCC Formula Ford Festival, which will take place at its traditional circuit, Brands Hatch, over the weekend of 16-17th October. The meeting will be the 39th in the Festival’s illustrious history.
13 Sep 2010
The BRSCC Midland Centre is running one of the more prestigious meetings of the season this weekend as the international Le Mans Series roles into Silverstone for three days of sports car action.
10 Sep 2010
There were probably a few raised glasses in Wallaroo, South Australia last Sunday morning as news filtered through that Jordan Skinner, a native of the small port town, had clinched the BRSCC National Formula Ford 1600cc title far away at Cheshire's Oulton Park circuit.
09 Sep 2010
Following on from a successful weekend at Oulton Park where dpr motorsport supported driver James Maclachlan emphatically won the new Caterham Supersport Championship we take a look at dpr motorsport, who run James alongside several other drivers competing in the Caterham motorsport portfolio.
07 Sep 2010
It was Caterhams galore as the BRSCC’s North Western Centre took charge at Oulton Park on 4th September with up to 15 cars battling for the lead in each of the 6 events for the Surrey-based marque.
06 Sep 2010
Tomorrow the BRSCC North Western Centre concludes its trio of Oulton Park meetings within a five week period with the Caterham Motorsport Raceday. Three of Caterham’s senior championships line-up at Oulton in the shape of the Roadsports-A, Roadsports-B and Supersports, all backed by Avon Tyres.
03 Sep 2010
Australian ‘hot-shoe’ Jordan Skinner will be the firm favourite for the 7th running of the Edwina Overend Memorial Trophy Race, which takes place on Sunday 19th September at the BRSCC Midland Centre’s Mallory Park meeting.
02 Sep 2010
Australian Scott Pye took a pair of fantastic Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain race victories at Snetterton over the Bank Holiday to narrow the points gap between himself and series leader Scott Malvern to just 25 points.
01 Sep 2010
A mixture of sports cars and saloons were the order of the day for the Midland Centre's Bank holiday meeting at Rockingham, which followed on from the Britcar meeting run by the busy Centre on the Saturday.
31 Aug 2010
The BRSCC Midland Centre have their work cut out this Bank Holiday weekend running two different meetings over three days at the Rockingham Motor Speedway in Corby.
27 Aug 2010
After the success of the BRSCC run Silverstone two-hour endurance classic earlier this month, the Avon Tyres British GT Championship returns to its customary twin-race format at the Snetterton this Bank Holiday Monday.
26 Aug 2010
The second and final BRSCC South Eastern Centre meeting of the season took place over the weekend of August 21 and 22 with a 19-race programme using Brands Hatch’s 1.2 mile Indy Circuit. Saturday’s BRSCC Saab City’ Race Weekend dawned close and overcast .....
24 Aug 2010
The BRSCC South Eastern Centre returns to Brands Hatch this weekend for only the second time this season. The ‘Saab City’ sponsored race meeting features a total of 19 races over the two days .....
20 Aug 2010
When the economy takes a downturn the knock-on effect is usually keenly felt within club level motorsport. Regular competitors are left with difficult choices as to where and how they spend their disposable income – if they have any!
18 Aug 2010
The eighth round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship headlined the weekend at Silverstone featuring a 2 hour race on the Bridge GP Circuit.
17 Aug 2010
No less than 12 races were laid on by the North Western Centre of the BRSCC in a full day of action at Oulton Park on Saturday, 14th August. In addition, in deference to National Motorsports Week, spectators were offered a lunch-time tour of Race Control so that they could see for themselves how a meeting is run.
16 Aug 2010
The BRSCC North Western Centre loves running race meetings at Oulton Park which is fortunate as tomorrow’s meeting is the second of three they will organise at the Tarporley circuit in a five week spell!
13 Aug 2010
The BRSCC has agreed a promotional tie-up with Shell Racing Solutions’ exclusive UK distributor, One Fuel Ltd.
12 Aug 2010
British Touring Car Championship frontrunner Steven Kane is to join the Avon Tyres British GT grid at Silverstone this weekend. He will partner Iain Dockerill in a Ferrari 430 Scuderia prepared by the Chad Racing team, and says he wants to use the experience as a launchpad to Le Mans.
11 Aug 2010
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 12:45 With seven different winners in the first 12 rounds, the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain couldn’t be less predictable as the series heads towards the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit for this weekend’s triple helping of race action.
10 Aug 2010
The Volkswagen Racing Cup with Fuchs Lubricants will chalk up another first this coming Sunday (15th August) when the field descends on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit for the first time in the championship’s 10-year history at the BRSCC run F3/GT meeting.
09 Aug 2010
The annual National Motorsport Week starts tomorrow. The week is an initiative from the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) and the Motorsport Foundation, which generates funds for good causes to develop the UK motorsport industry and the sport.
06 Aug 2010
Race meetings at Castle Combe are usually well attended by the paying public but they predictably turned out in even greater numbers for the 60th anniversary celebration meeting at the picturesque Wiltshire track last weekend.
04 Aug 2010
The BRSCC North Western Centre laid on a cavalcade of club motorsport in an incident-packed programme at Oulton Park on Saturday, 31st July. Such was the tightness of the schedule that those heroes in orange – the marshals – had to forgo their lunch-break to enable the timetable to be brought back on track after delays during the morning.
02 Aug 2010
Tomorrow sees the first of two visits in a fortnight to Oulton Park for the officials and marshals of the BRSCC North Western Centre. A total of twelve races make up the timetable featuring Formula Fords, Mighty Minis, Sports 2000, OSS and the Scottish Mini Cooper Cup.
30 Jul 2010
Two of the BRSCC’s most well supported championships have been invited to race at the Castle Combe Diamond Anniversary meeting this weekend.
30 Jul 2010
Plymouth based Mighty Mini racer Louise Inch was the subject of a special report on BBC Spotlight on Monday evening, focusing on her strong title bid. The early evening show reports on the latest news, sport, weather and features from the South West of England.
29 Jul 2010
As of the 2011 season the incredibly successful Caterham Academy will be registered with the BRSCC, adding to the Club’s existing strong portfolio of championships showcasing the iconic marque.
28 Jul 2010
Paul Phillips, a long-standing BRSCC official, who is now a member of the Centre’s Judges team, has just taken his first-ever helicopter flight, thanks to holding a winning ticket at the BRSCC SE Centre’s Dinner Dance in December. The prize? A Helicopter Ride over London, courtesy of a Centre benefactor.
26 Jul 2010
The BRSCC East Anglian Centre return to their ancestral home of Snetterton this weekend for a Britcar meeting. Eight races are scheduled over the two days and in addition to the Britcar championships they will feature Alfashop Alfa Romeo Championship, the Caterham Academy, the Porsche Club and Porsche GT3 Cup.
23 Jul 2010
Chris Chisnall, a regular in Class A of the Avon Tyres Northern Formula Ford Championship had to miss the Anglesey double header at the end of June, although he had a perfect reason! He and two friends were busy cycling from John O’Groats to Lands End to raise money for the Motor Neurones Disease Association (MNDA). Having now recovered from the long ride Chris sent us the following report of his adventure…..
22 Jul 2010
Last Sunday the East Anglian Centre Rescue Unit & crew did their bit for charity as the vehicle was on display at the Suffolk Motorsports Show, the primary aim of which is to raise money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance Charity.
21 Jul 2010
Porsche Boxster campaigner Dave Clark notched up his fifth win of the season at the BRSCC Midland Centre meeting at Mallory Park on Sunday and then promptly made it six with the last race of the day, edging out Richard Sykes on each occasion.
20 Jul 2010
In a packed weekend of action at the Rockingham F3/GT meeting it was young Cypriot Tio Ellinas who stole the headlines with back to back wins in the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain, his first victories in the series!
19 Jul 2010
The BRSCC Midland Centre is the busiest in the Club, evidenced again this weekend with two meetings they are working on. In addition to their involvement in running the two day F3/GT meeting at Rockingham, the Midland Centre is also putting on a full raceday at Mallory Park on Sunday.
16 Jul 2010
The Ford Motor Company's Dunton Research Centre was again the venue for the sites Staff Open Day. Holding centre stage at the front of the impressive R&D facility was our very own Competition Car Insurance/Dunlop Ford Fiesta Championship.
15 Jul 2010
The BRSCC Alfashop Alfa Romeo Championship heads to Rockingham this weekend to support the F3/GT package at the Corby motor speedway so we thought this was a good opportunity to catch up with the season so far.
14 Jul 2010
Victory will be the target at Rockingham this coming weekend for reigning Formula Ford Scholarship Champion Dan Cammish as he battles to get back on terms with the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain pacesetters.
12 Jul 2010
Seventeen-year-old single-seater racer Howard Fuller is to make his debut in the Volkswagen Racing Cup with Fuchs Lubricants next weekend (17/18 July). The Surrey-based driver will be swapping his 300bhp Formula Palmer Audi machine for a RacingLine-run Golf GTI in the Rockingham rounds of the championship.
09 Jul 2010
Perfect weather conditions for the first of two all-series meetings for the Caterham Motorsport circus and two unbeaten succumb to the challengers. BookaTrack.com Caterham Superlight R300 Championship Reigning champ Jon Walker shows the rest how it’s done……
07 Jul 2010
Scottish Porsche star Glynn Geddie, who made an exciting debut in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Knockhill in May, is to partner series frontrunner David Ashburn at the wheel of the Trackspeed team’s Porsche GT3R for the remainder of the season.
05 Jul 2010
Caterham Motorsport never like to be out done and so with music festivals very much ‘in season’ they thought they would stage their own Rock Festival this weekend at the Corby based Motor Speedway!
02 Jul 2010
Australian Jordan Skinner continued to blaze a trail across British motorsport last weekend with two further victories in the Avon Tyres Northern Formula Ford Championship which staged its latest rounds at Anglesey. Skinner was by far the class of the field despite this being his debut at Trac Mon.
30 Jun 2010
On a blisteringly hot weekend for sport (not just motorsport) the BRSCC Midland Centre ran a varied two day meeting at Silverstone featuring 11 races in total.
29 Jun 2010
The two day meeting staged by the BRSCC’s North Western Centre at Anglesey Circuit on 26/27th June had a distinctly international flavour with guest appearances from the Scottish Legends and Irish Global Lights series. In addition, a number of drivers from various worldwide destinations competed in other events and there was even a Globe-Trotting car out on the track.
28 Jun 2010
When the weather is warm and the sun is shining there is not a better circuit in the UK than Anglesey so the officials and marshals from the BRSCC North Western Centre will certainly be looking forward to the first of four visits to the island circuit this season.
25 Jun 2010
The BRSCC Midland Centre is at Silverstone this weekend for a two day meeting featuring 11 races on the 1.639 miles of the National Circuit. With temperatures forecast in the late 20’s it’s going to be hot weekend both on and off the track!
25 Jun 2010
Older competitors with a sound knowledge of football may well have done a double take if they happened to be in and around Race Control at our Brands Hatch meeting earlier this month. For performing the Safety Car duties on behalf of the BRSCC South Eastern Centre was none other than former England striker of the early 80’s, Luther Blissett.
24 Jun 2010
This weekend the Competition Car Insurance/Dunlop Ford Fiesta Championship travels to Silverstone and entries have again soared to produce a tremendous grid of 46 cars. To accommodate the extra drivers who wish to race this season the Fiestas have been allocated two races across the three classes. Class A and B run together (Si and Zetec) while Class C (ST) has its own race.
23 Jun 2010
Scott Pye enjoyed a near-perfect weekend at Castle Combe, Jamun Racing's Australian title hopeful leading from pole to chequered flag in both of the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain races to record his fifth and six wins of the season.
21 Jun 2010
The amphitheatre setting of the Brands Hatch Indy circuit was a perfect choice for the sixth race of the Mighty Minis racing season last weekend. The crowds were treated to a racing spectacle second to none when the Super Mighty Minis took to the track.
18 Jun 2010
With the kind permission of Dave Williams we have re-printed an article of his that appeared this week on the Racing Exposure website. The article gives the inside story of the commitment and dedication of those in orange overalls through an interview with the crew chief of the BRSCC North Western Centre’s Rescue Unit – Simon Morrell.
16 Jun 2010
The BRSCC South Eastern Centre’s 2010 season kicked off somewhat belatedly over the weekend of June 12 and 13 with a 17-race meeting using Brands Hatch’s 1.2 mile Indy Circuit. Saturday took a long while to brighten up, while Sunday was altogether more pleasant.
14 Jun 2010
The BRSCC South Eastern Centre makes a belated start to their season this weekend with a busy two day meeting at Brands Hatch, featuring 17 races. The Arrowpak backed Euro Saloons & Sports Car Championship have worked very hard this year to put on full grids .....
11 Jun 2010
A new circuit for every competitor is a rare event, but that’s partly what made Caterham’s Eurofest at Zolder last weekend so special!
10 Jun 2010
Avon Tyres British GT Championship debutant Marc Hayek and his vastly experienced co-driver Peter Kox claimed an emphatic fifth round win last Sunday at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, their Reiter Engineering Lamborghini Gallardo lapping the field to take the win. It was Swiss driver Hayek's solid first stint in the 150-minute endurance marathon which laid the groundwork for Dutchman Kox's finishing flourish.
09 Jun 2010
In atrocious conditions at Zandvoort yesterday, Danish driver Dennis Lind came out on top to win the second Formula Ford race of the weekend and the eighth round of the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain. In a race that was red-flagged after 10 laps, the Fluid Motorsport Van Diemen pilot claimed victory from Cliff Dempsey Racing's Scott Malvern, who leaves the Dutch track with a championship lead extended to 43 points.
07 Jun 2010
The BRSCC Northern Centre meeting at Cadwell Park this weekend will be a cause of celebration for Kevin Shortis, the Ford Racing boss, who will reach his 21st anniversary as a championship co-ordinator.
04 Jun 2010
The Mighty Minis racing fraternity visited Castle Combe race circuit last weekend and entertained in abundance. Paul Inch, competing in a one off race put his Mini on Pole, repeating his qualifying performance on his last visit, albeit in a Super Mighty Mini.
03 Jun 2010
First on the timetable for last weekend’s East Anglian Centre two day meeting was the Snetterton Sprint which was mainly comprised of entries from the PistonHeads Caterham Academy. The Radical SR4 of Aaron Bailey took FTD in the wet conditions.
01 Jun 2010
The Lamborghini name is to return to the Avon Tyres British GT Championship after a year's absence from the country's leading sports car racing series, joining series regulars Ferrari, Porsche and Ascari, as well as the Ford GT and Aston Martin, at next Saturday's two-and-a-half-hour Spa-Francorchamps round.
01 Jun 2010
The BRSCC East Anglian Centre returns for their second meeting of the season at the Norfolk track with the unusual mixture of both sprint and race events on the two day schedule.
28 May 2010
The all new Ma5da MX Cup for Mk3’s is the star attraction at this Saturday’s BRSCC Midland Centre meeting at Rockingham. Sharing the nine race bill at the Corby Speedway are the Pickup Trucks, the Formula Jedi Championship and the 500OA Formula 500 Series.
28 May 2010
Mighty Minis have entertained regulars at the Castle Combe Action Day for many years with scintillating passenger rides around the circuit. Having enjoyed the experience many passengers have longed to see the championship in proper race action at the picturesque Wiltshire track.
27 May 2010
Steve Chaplin stormed to the top of the Volkswagen Racing Cup with Fuchs Lubricants championship standings at Zandvoort in Holland last weekend thanks to a pair of consistently strong podium finishes. For erstwhile points leader Didge Dziurzynski, though, it was a weekend to forget.
26 May 2010
BRSCC Alfashop Alfa Romeo Championship competitors left Snetterton in April with the unusual (and perhaps unique?) situation of father and daughter - Chris and Mel Healey -heading the points table after two rounds in their 3 litre GTV and 156 respectively.
24 May 2010
A field of 23 cars has made it’s way to the Dutch seaside circuit of Zandvoort for the first-ever overseas rounds of the Volkswagen Racing Cup with Fuchs Lubricants. The championship’s third and fourth races of 2010 are set to take place at Zandvoort tomorrow.
21 May 2010
The most successful Formula Ford 1600 driver in the country will earn a free entry into October¹s Formula Ford Festival in a new challenge created by the British Racing and Sports Car Club and Motorsport News.
19 May 2010
The BookaTrack.com Caterham Superlight R300 Championship had a double header at Oulton on Saturday and once the dust had settled Roadsport-B champion Trevor Fowell emerged as the championship leader.
18 May 2010
The North Western Centre of the BRSCC were in charge at Oulton Park on Saturday, 15th May. Their organisational skills certainly got put to the test as they packed in no less than 12 races – many of which had bumper entries.
17 May 2010
The BRSCC North Western Centre runs their first club meeting of the year tomorrow at Oulton Park, the first of five visits to the Cheshire track this season. Qualifying gets underway at 8.30am before the first of 12 races starts at 11.25am.
14 May 2010
It was with great sadness that the BRSCC learnt this morning of the sudden death of Keith Jones. Keith aged just 56, passed away yesterday at his Birmingham home.
13 May 2010
After an absence of 10 years our Mighty Minis championships visited Croft last weekend with a promise to entertain and nobody went home disappointed!
12 May 2010
Andrew Hannington was in the thick of the 924 battle at Oulton. Photo: www.fastlanefotos.com ...
11 May 2010
The Mighty Minis, Super Mighty Minis and Formula Jedis head north this weekend to compete at the Darlington and District’s meeting at Croft. For both Mini championships it is only the second visit since their inception in 1996.
07 May 2010
A welcome return to Wiltshire by the Roadsports family of Caterhams saw close and sometimes dramatic racing, with the barrier at Tower corner being amongst the winners on bank holiday Monday.
05 May 2010
It was an eventful weekend for Club’s officials at a damp, cold and breezy reconfigured Silverstone with the newly launched Arena circuit in use for the first time. Judging by some positive comments the new layout was generally well received although some drivers naturally found it a little awkward at first.
04 May 2010
The Volkswagen Racing Cup with Fuchs Lubricants is to gain its youngest-ever competitor later this month in Zoë Wenham, who will take to the track at Zandvoort on the 22nd for the championship's third and fourth rounds just 15 days after her 16th birthday.
04 May 2010
The BRSCC has a busy weekend in store at Silverstone where staff from HQ and the Midland Centre will be running the prestigious FIA GT Supercar meeting, which also features the Cooper Tires British F3 International Series. The FIA GT1 World Championship made a spectacular debut under the bright lights of the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi two weeks ago but the focus now switches to Silverstone for the second round.
30 Apr 2010
The BRSCC and MORIS on-line motorsport insurance providers have teamed up to conduct a unique survey through the 2010 season that will provide some factual data on the frequency & severity of racing accidents within ‘club’ motorsport.
29 Apr 2010
Current Super Mighty Mini Champion Ben Seyfried, was a surprise entrant in the opening round of the Fun Cup last Saturday. Ben, from Somerset joined team mate Jason Simon from Jersey, at the Snetterton opener in the Solution Racing prepared, Gaz Shocks backed car.
28 Apr 2010
Sunny weather greeted the BRSCC East Anglian Centre to its first visit to Snetterton this season. Resurfacing had taken place the week before the meeting, notably at Riches and Coram with new kerbing at Russell.
26 Apr 2010
The North Western Centre of the BRSCC were on hand to supply their organisational skills at the Oulton Park Time Attack meeting on Saturday, 24th April. Their commitment and dedication really came to the fore when two racing trucks collided during a demonstration run.
26 Apr 2010
The Club’s East Anglian Centre gets their season underway this weekend with a packed two day meeting at Snetterton that consists of 15 races.
23 Apr 2010
The BRSCC’s Avon Tyres backed Formula Ford 1600cc Northern Championship heads to Oulton Park tomorrow for the opening two rounds of what as ever will be a fiercely contested championship.
23 Apr 2010
The Icelandic volcano European airspace crisis has caused disruption to businesses around the world, including the FIA GT1 World Championship, which now heads to Silverstone for a BRSCC run meeting on 1st & 2nd May.
22 Apr 2010
The BRSCC Annual General Meeting took place on Tuesday 20th April at the Holiday Inn, Crick, Northamptonshire.
21 Apr 2010
The Craig Wilkins/Aaron Scott GT3 Racing Viper is set to return to the Avon Tyres British GT Championship fray at Knockhill next month following a successful shakedown test at Silverstone last Friday. The car was badly damaged in a high-speed qualifying shunt at Oulton Park and had to miss the championship's opening rounds.
19 Apr 2010
Matt Pinny applied the perfect finish at last weekend’s Northern Centre meeting at Cadwell Park with victory in the first round of the 2010 BRSCC Mighty Minis Championship.
16 Apr 2010
The Midland Centre returned to Silverstone for the second weekend running for it's first “Club” event of the year with Caterhams taking centre stage along with a mix of saloons, sports and single seaters spread over two days.
14 Apr 2010
The BRSCC organised two club meetings over the weekend with the Northern Centre running a one day event at Cadwell Park on Saturday and the Midland Centre a two day meeting at Silverstone.
12 Apr 2010
A week after helping to organise the Superleague meeting over Easter Weekend the BRSCC Midland Centre is back in action at Silverstone with a two day ‘club’ meeting.
09 Apr 2010
The BRSCC Northern Centre gets their season underway tomorrow with a one day meeting at Cadwell Park which will feature eight races.
09 Apr 2010
Richard Egger Insurance, the associate sponsors of the BRSCC’s Avon Tyres Formula Ford 1600 Southern Championship, has announced that they will now be known as REIS with immediate effect.
08 Apr 2010
The Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain got underway at Oulton Park last weekend with the opening three rounds. Despite a brace of victories for Australian Scott Pye it was Ilford racer Scott Malvern who topped the points table at the end of the meeting.
08 Apr 2010
Reigning Caterham R300 champion Jonathan Walker showed that he won’t be giving up his crown without a fight this year at the season opener at Silverstone over Easter weekend.
07 Apr 2010
The 2010 Superleague Formula & BRSCC season kicked off over Easter weekend at a sometimes wet and windy new-look Silverstone.
06 Apr 2010
The BRSCC season gets underway at Silverstone this weekend with the organisation of the prestigious 3 day Superleague Formula meeting that will conclude on Easter Sunday.
01 Apr 2010
The 2010 OSS Championship, which starts at the Silverstone BRSCC Midland Centre meeting on the 10th April, has announced the signing of Itchy Feet as title sponsor for the new season.
29 Mar 2010
The grid for Easter's opening rounds of the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain is on target to be not only larger than last season's but also to boast an eclectic mix of nationalities and talented young drivers.
26 Mar 2010
With the dust now settled on the Race Retro Show, the event organisers, Live Promotions, have thanked the BRSCC for their part in promoting the three day exhibition which was attended by almost 27,000 people.
24 Mar 2010
The 2010 BookaTrack.com Caterham Superlight R300 Championship starts with thirty-two regular drivers who hold a whopping thirteen Caterham championship titles between them; four are reigning champions; half the grid are race winners and the majority of the rest are no stranger to the podium. That’s a lot of talent.
22 Mar 2010
The BRSCC has today released its annual accounts for the year end 2009 which show a remarkable turn around in comparison to the figures for 2008.
19 Mar 2010
Howard Strawford, a Vice President of the BRSCC and a former Chairman, has been honoured with a ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award from the Motor Sport Association. The award is one of the highest accolades in UK motorsport and is given to those the MSA consider to have made outstanding contributions to the sport behind the scenes.
17 Mar 2010
Reigning champion team Preci-Spark will be among the squads taking part in a two-day 'Balance of Performance' test at Silverstone later this month, ahead of the opening rounds of the 2010 Avon Tyres British GT Championship.
15 Mar 2010
The annual three day Race Retro Show opened on Friday morning at Stoneleigh Hall, Coventry, with a glittering array of Alfa Romeos representing the illustrious marques 100 year history.
12 Mar 2010
Volkswagen Racing Cup contender Anna Walewska was at the forefront of a gathering of women in motorsport this week at Silverstone. The event was organised by motorsport's UK governing body, the MSA, as part of International Women's Day.
10 Mar 2010
The new on-line race entry service is now operational for those members who have submitted their 2010 championship registrations and whose Racing Membership is up to date.
08 Mar 2010
Race Retro starts one week today and don’t forget that BRSCC members can get reduced rate tickets for the Show which is staged at Stoneleigh Hall, Coventry, between 12th and 14th March.
05 Mar 2010
The BRSCC North Western Centre AGM will take place on Tuesday 23rd March at Daten Sports Club, Charnock Road, Culcheth WA3 5SH commencing at 7.30pm.
04 Mar 2010
The BRSCC South Western Centre AGM will take place on Tuesday 23rd March at the usual venue of The Ship Inn, Thornbury Road, Alveston, Bristol BS35 3LL, commencing at 8pm prompt in the Bristol Room.
04 Mar 2010
The South Eastern Centre AGM will take place at 8pm on Thursday 8th April 2010 at The Buttery, The Bull Hotel, Wrotham, Kent TN15 7RF.
03 Mar 2010
The Volkswagen Racing Cup is set to break new ground in 2010 as two drivers with disabilities join the grid. Phil Morris and Simon Andrews will race specially adapted Golf GTIs in the Fuchs Lubricants-backed championship - and both men cannot wait to get into action for their maiden races.
02 Mar 2010
The Club’s East Anglian Centre held their annual Marshals Dinner and Awards Evening at The Thurston Grange Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, on Saturday 27th February.
01 Mar 2010
The Annual General Meeting of the BRSCC East Anglian Centre will take place on Tuesday 13th April commencing at 8.00pm at the regular venue of The Holiday Inn, London Road, Ipswich, IP2 0UA.
28 Feb 2010
Thirty seven champions, class winners and second & third placed drivers gathered at the Holiday Inn, Stratford-upon-Avon for the BRSCC Awards Dinner last Saturday evening for the trophy presentations ceremony hosted by Gemma Scott.
26 Feb 2010
It was a good night for the BRSCC East Anglian Centre as two long standing members collected well deserved awards at the dinner dance last Saturday evening.
23 Feb 2010
Brawn GP were awarded the prestigious BRSCC John Nicol Memorial Trophy at the Annual Awards Dinner at the Holiday Inn, Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday night.
20 Feb 2010
The driver holding the record for the greatest number of race wins in the Volkswagen Racing Cup, Paul Taylor, is to return to the Fuchs Lubricants-backed championship for 2010 to see if he can improve his tally - and he's bringing along his dad to help.
20 Feb 2010
The Annual General Meeting of the BRSCC Midland Centre will take place on Wednesday 7th April commencing at 7.30pm at the Hollyfields Centre Club, Woodacre Road, Erdington, Birmingham B24 0JT.
19 Feb 2010
Caterham Motorsport has announced that this season’s R400 Championship will not run. Grid numbers in 2009 were low and all indications showed this was unlikely to improve this year.
17 Feb 2010
The BRSCC has today confirmed the support line-up for the Superleague Formula meeting that will take place at Silverstone between 2nd and 4th April.
15 Feb 2010
The Annual General Meeting of the BRSCC Northern Centre will take place on Tuesday 23rd March commencing at 8.00pm at the regular venue of The Crown Hotel, Market Place, Bawtry, DN10 6JW.
12 Feb 2010
The respective BRSCC champions from last season will gather at the Holiday Inn, Stratford-upon-Avon a week on Saturday for the annual awards dinner.
10 Feb 2010
The BRSCC has negotiated a great ticket offer for Club members to attend race Race Retro at Stoneleigh Hall, Coventry, between 12th and 14th March.
05 Feb 2010
Marshals new and old headed to Snetterton last Sunday for their annual Training Day organised once again by the BRSCC East Anglian Centre. The training day comprised a mix of classroom and practical sessions, covering a range of subjects from incident intervention, fire handling through to communicating with Race Control.
03 Feb 2010
The MSA has approved a proposal to bring the Time Attack Series under its auspices thus officially recognising this new type of event as an approved form of motor sport.
02 Feb 2010
The marshals’ availability forms for all BRSCC run meetings for 2010 have now been issued by the relevant Centres and are available to download from this website.
01 Feb 2010
Fiesta ST champion David Ellesley is to switch to the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain for the coming season, at the wheel of a works Spirit chassis.
28 Jan 2010
Having judged the mood at the Autosport Show and with tangible evidence in the shape of incoming registration forms, Ford Racing UK boss Kevin Shortis is convinced the Ford Fiesta Championship is in for another bumper year.
26 Jan 2010
There were a lot of well known faces at the Coventry Museum of Transport on the Tuesday before the Autosport Show when a surprise party was held to celebrate Alfa Romeo Championship racer Robin Eyre-Maunsell's 70th birthday.
22 Jan 2010
A test day has been arranged on the Silverstone National circuit on Friday 26th February for drivers who are registered for the 2010 BRSCC Porsche Championship.
20 Jan 2010
The Autosport Show ended on Sunday evening after four very busy days on the BRSCC's eye-catching stand, which proved to be popular with show visitors.
18 Jan 2010
The BRSCC launched a brand new DVD at the Autosport Show today aimed at encouraging more people to take up circuit racing in the UK.
15 Jan 2010
The count down to the start of the 2010 season gets underway today with the opening of the annual Autosport Show at the NEC, Birmingham.
14 Jan 2010
The ever popular Mighty Minis racing had a fantastic 2009 with both of the championship grids growing throughout the season.
11 Jan 2010
The BRSCC’s Club Formula Ford Championship has received a double boost this week with news of sponsorship support from Avon Tyres and that influential Formula Ford ‘guru’ James Beckett is joining the championship in the role of overall co-ordinator.
08 Jan 2010
GAZ shock absorbers, the well known motorsport suspension component supplier has confirmed their commitment for the 2010 Mighty Minis racing championship.
07 Jan 2010
Rob Springate was one of three Caterham racers to make the top ten Sportscar drivers nominated by Motorsport News. However, it was some achievement for the 21 year old novice to make the list given that he only passed his ARDS test at the end of 2008 and last year was his first season of racing!
06 Jan 2010
The Ford XR Challenge sponsored by BRS Recovery Services ended the 2009 season with some very upbeat predictions for 2010.
04 Jan 2010