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CAREY CLAIMS SECOND F3 CUP SEASON WIN AT SILVERSTONE

After an incredibly close qualifying session this morning, F3 Cup’s first race of the weekend would see Irishman Cian Carey become the first driver to win two races in the 2018 season. As the lights went out, Tony Bishop stalled on pole position, allowing Shane Kelly to grab an early lead into Copse, but second row starter Carey came around

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SILVERSTONE WELCOMES WORLD RX FOR FIRST TIME THIS WEEKEND

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy ventures to pastures new this weekend (25-27 May) with the series’ first-ever visit to the iconic Silverstone Circuit for Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain, round four of the 2018 season. The first international rallycross event to take place at the ‘Home of British Motor Racing’, the race weekend sits

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O’Donovan forced to withdraw from British World RX round

Irishman Ollie O’Donovan has sadly been forced to withdraw from the fourth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Silverstone in the UK this weekend, his ‘home’ round of the series. Having stepped back from competing in a full-time FIA European Rallycross Championship campaign this season with the aim of trying to win a second MSA British Rallycross Championship

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DB4 G.T. CONTINUATION FIRST CUSTOMER TRACK DAY-SILVERSTONE

Recently, five customers from across the globe drove their own DB4 G.T. Continuation cars at the home of British Motorsport, Silverstone Circuit. In 2016, it was announced that the iconic model would be celebrated with a special series of 25 track-only Continuation cars built to lightweight specification by Aston Martin Works at Newport Pagnell. Fittingly for a car created to

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ANDREW JORDAN REJOINS WORLD RALLYCROSS!

Andrew Jordan will give British fans plenty to cheer about when he returns to the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at Silverstone next month, as he prepares to trade the microphone for the steering wheel at the inaugural Speedmachine festival (26/27 May). Jordan will join forces with 2014 World Championship runner-up Toomas ‘Topi’ Heikkinen in a two-car

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Formula Trinity – Ireland’s newest Formula Student team

I’m Arnie Sasnauskas, team captain of the first Formula Student (FSAE) team in Trinity College Dublin. With over 400 universities taking part at events around the world, FSAE is the most prestigious engineering design competition at third level. Teams of students must design, construct, test and race a single seater formula style race car. Despite the rigorous rule book, each

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O’Donovan to focus on British RX title challenge in 2018

Irish rallycross driver Ollie O’Donovan will focus on the MSA British Rallycross Championship in 2018, targeting a second overall title in the prestigious series. The Team RX Racing driver claimed his first British RX crown in 2007 and after a time away from the top-flight Supercar category, has spent recent seasons curtailing campaigns in both the FIA European Rallycross Championship

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2018 entry process opens early after British GT organisers confirm class format

Entries are now being officially accepted for next season’s British GT Championship after series organiser, SRO Motorsports Group, confirmed its successful multi-class GT3/GT4 format would remain unchanged for 2018. SRO considered splitting its grids into separate races, but that idea has now been dropped after consulting with teams, drivers and stakeholders. The idea of staging a standalone GT4 round at

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WORLD-FIRST GAMING CONTROLLER OPERATED #NISSAN GT-R ACHIEVES 130+MPH RUN AROUND SILVERSTONE

Nissan GB has created the ultimate remote-control car for gamers – the Nissan GT-R /C. Celebrating the release of Gran Turismo Sport, out in Europe on October 18th, and marking 20 years of Nissan involvement in the Gran Turismo gaming series, the one-off project car was extensively modified to be driven entirely by a DualShock®4 controller. A few millimetres of button

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