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With a lap time of 1m18.489 s, Max Verstappen was the fastest in the final practice of the Portuguese GP weekend. Lewis Hamilton closely followed Verstappen, only 0.236s slower than his Red Bull opponent. It was a Mercedes/Red Bull sweep in the top four as Hamilton’s teammate Valtteri Bottas finished third and Sergio Perez fourth. Much like yesterday’s practice, P5 got...
Sutton
Ash Sutton was delighted to secure his third British Touring Car Championship title and a second consecutive with Laser Tools Racing. The 27-year-old became a three-time BTCC champion by the end of the second race at the Brands Hatch GP circuit. He led a 33-point margin over Colin Turkington who was unable to close the gap. After winning overall titles in 2017,...
BTCC
Recently-crowned BTCC Champion Ash Sutton took the victory at the final race of the season, Round 30 at the Brands Hatch GP circuit. As the red lights went out for the final time, Stephen Jelley managed to get the best start of the front four and maintains his lead. Carl Boardley in his Infiniti went around following contact with Jack Goff....
BTCC
The penultimate round of the 2021 British Touring Car Championship gave Ash Sutton his third championship title and his second in-a-row. It was a thriller of a second race at Brands Hatch featuring multiple dramas, tense battles, and another championship title for Ash Sutton for Laser Tools Racing. Off the line, Ash Sutton made a brilliant start getting ahead of Colin...
BTCC
Josh Cook fronted a BTC Racing 1-2 at Round 28 of the British Touring Car Championship, leaving only two races before a champion is crowned. The opener to the final race day of this season was dry with a few clouds in the clear blue skies above Brands Hatch. With qualifying left marginally close between the majority of the field, the...
Verstappen
For the first time in the turbo-hybrid era, a non-Mercedes car will start on pole in Austin as Max Verstappen got the better of Lewis Hamilton. There was frustration from Sebastian Vettel on his first Q1 run as he was hindered by Nikita Mazepin who got in the way of the Aston Martin. The only yellow flag in Q1 came at...
BTCC
Senna Proctor claimed pole position as BTC Racing locked out the front row in the final qualifying session of the 2021 BTCC season. Brands Hatch has the stage set for the final Saturday qualifying session of the season. With Ash Sutton leading the championship by 32 points, it is all to play for as rival Colin Turkington prepares to hunt down...
WEC
The Swiss driver for United Autosports reflected on his rookie year in the WEC after a challenging Le Mans, and prior to the double-header in Bahrain. Amongst all the thrilling action this year in the WEC, LMP2 became the go-to-category with more competition relative to recent years. A combination of youth, experience and talent across the driver line-ups formulate gripping fights...
Wilmot
EXCELR8 Trade Price Cars has confirmed Andy Wilmot will replace Jack Butel for the finale after suffering a concussion from an accident at Donington Park. Andy Wilmot will return to the British Touring Car Championship since 2015 to race at his home circuit for the first time, in a Hyundai i30 N. Team regular Jack Butel has been ruled out of...
Formula 1
Formula 1 has unveiled a record-breaking 23-race calendar for 2022, making it the highest number of races featured in a single season. The release of next year's calendar comes after the schedule was approved by the FIA's World Motor Sport Council. It is anticipated the season will return to normal next year as the world continues its vaccination efforts against COVID-19. Australia...
BTCC
The BTCC's annual visit to Donington followed in the footsteps of the past by producing intriguing drama and some of the closest racing seen this year. With Donnington Park being a fan-favourite circuit, the pressure was always on for the event to deliver when the BTCC visits. At the last event at Silverstone, there was plenty of drama and a spur...