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BTCC | RD 1/2/3 – THRUXTON 2021

The BTCC returned this weekend for the start of the 2021 season, throwing the drivers in at the deep end at the quickest track on the calendar at Thruxton. Add in the mix some inclement weather and it didn’t disappoint in regards to talking points and good racing. Photos: BTCC It didn’t take long for the action to get started, (Pole man) Ash Sutton got a great start but going into the complex was tapped into a spin by his closest rival from last season Colin Turkington, a move that…

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F1 | RD3 – PORTUGAL GRAND PRIX 2021

Bottas was starting on pole in Portugal after a great qualifying lap, a mistake from Max Verstappen gave the Mercedes 1st and 2nd on the grid and the Redbulls 3rd and 4th. Photo: Mercedes AMG PETRONAS F1 Team In 5th Sainz started on the softs with everyone in front on the mediums. In the opening lap, we saw Stroll move up to 16th and Norris up two 6th with Sainz passing Perez. A blistering start from Ricciardo saw him eat up 3 places into 13th. Bottas held onto 1st with…

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BTCC 2021 SEASON PREVIEW

There is a new season to look forward to and plenty of changes with a few departures, some old faces re-joining and new deals, drivers and cars to look forward to and hopefully spectators too. One of the biggest departures from the series sees Matt Neal leaving the BTCC after making his debut in 1991, along with his teammate from last season Dan Cammish who makes a return to the Porsche Carrera Cup. Photo: Team Dynamics MotorSport The first replacement (at Team Dynamics) is a former 3-time champion, Gordon Shedden.…

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F1 | RD2 – EMILIA ROMAGNA GRAND PRIX 2021

In what was the 2nd race of the 2021 calendar we saw a wet start to the EMILIA ROMAGNA GRAND Prix at the Imola Circuit. Photo: RedBull Content Pool With qualifying showing the pace of Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tauri), Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) and not to mention Lando Norris (Mclaren), who unfortunately lost out on his top 3 position after a track limit infringement. The wet start was sure to be an opportunity for some of these “mid-field” teams, both with strategy and the possibility of mistakes from other drivers, to…

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F1 | RD1 – BAHRAIN GP 2021

It has been over 100 days since last season ended in Abu Dhabi back in December but now with the new rules, this season is expected to deliver even more closer racing. The early indications are that the RedBulls and particularly the likes of Max Verstappen are going to be bringing the fight this year to Mercedes and our 7 times World Champ Lewis Hamilton. For the first time Bahrain opens up the FIA Formula One race season, the scene of that truly horrific accident last year which saw The…

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F1 | RD1 – BAHRAIN GP 2021 | QF

RedBull Racings Max Verstappen takes the first pole of the season in the number 33 car. After making it 3 out of 3 in all free practice sessions, he then proceeded to win Qualifying after an out dog fight with 7 times Champ Lewis Hamilton. The Dutchman (Verstappen) secured pole, his fourth in his F1 career by 0.338secs over raining champ Hamilton who pushed him all the way. Hamilton’s Mercedes Team-Mate Valtteri Bottas secured P3. “It all worked out perfectly in qualifying! I’m really happy with pole position. Great job,…

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F1 | RD1 – BAHRAIN GP 2021 | FP1/2

Red Bull Racings Max Verstappen tops the Friday Free Practice Sessions 1 & 2. Verstappen posted the fastest time in FP1 ahead of Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and then followed that up under the Bahrain floodlights into FP2 – The evening session with another fastest time ahead of McLaren’s Lando Norris. “It’s been a good day again and with the heat and the wind it is not easy to find a perfect balance around the whole lap but overall I would say it was a positive day. There are still things…

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BTCC | RDS 19|20|21 – THRUXTON 2019

With Rockingham no longer on the BTCC calendar, the teams returned to Thruxton for a second outing this weekend. The round in May was dominated by the WSR BMW’s but with a mid-season change in the balance of performance, the advantage swung back in favour of the front-wheel-drive cars the track is more suited to. Despite there being a two-week gap from Snetterton the battle between old teammates Plato and Sutton was being discussed by media and fans alike which filled the gap until this round. The first few minutes…

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BTCC | RD 16/17/18 – SNETTERTON 2019

The traditional summer break is one that seems to drag its heels for drivers, teams and spectators alike. With the return to racing, however, the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship descended upon Snetterton and where once the rumble of American bombers rolled across the Norfolk countryside, today it is home to the sounds of action, excitement and motorsport. The talking point of the weekend was the decision to dispense with the traditional tyre compound selection. For the first time, all 3 compounds were available to use, albeit one tyre…

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BRITGT | RD4 & 5 – DONNINGTON 2019

With no Rockingham on the calendar for British GT this season, Donington hosts the first of a doubleheader, with the track again being used again later in the season for the more traditional deciding round. The two-hour race is the second enduro race of the season and marks the halfway spot in the championship in which the Barwell Lamborghini’s sit in first and second spot in the overall championship, Phil Keen and Adam Balon above Sam de Haan and Jonny Cocker.  As in the qualifying for the previous round, both…

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