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Burns/Burton seal British GT4 title
Cullen's latest strikes send him second in Autosport National Driver Rankings
Grindrod grabs fifth in Autosport National Driver Rankings after another double win
Ten Le Mans winners among star-studded grid for Goodwood Revival Mini race
New entry-level GB4 Championship to be launched in 2022

Gus Burton and Will Burns sealed the British GT4 title at Oulton Park last weekend with one round to spare, while in GT3 five cars could still take the overall honours. In the GB3 Championship, Zak O'Sullivan must wait to see if he has secured the crown before the Donington Park finale next month.

Another two Irish Stryker victories not only helped Michael Cullen clinch the championship but have also moved him up to second in the Autosport National Driver Rankings.

Nic Grindrod climbed 12 places to fifth in Autosport's National Driver Rankings after taking another CityCar Cup double victory last weekend.

Ten winners of the Le Mans 24 Hours are among a star-studded entry list for the Mini Cooper race at next weekend's Goodwood Revival.

A new single-seater series, the GB4 Championship, is set to be launched in the UK next year aimed as an entry-level category for young drivers.

Burns/Burton seal British GT4 title as O'Sullivan waits to be crowned in GB3

Gus Burton and Will Burns sealed the British GT4 title at Oulton Park last weekend with one round to spare, while in GT3 five cars could still take the overall honours. In the GB3 Championship, Zak O'Sullivan must wait to see if he has secured the crown before the Donington Park finale next month.

Cullen's latest strikes send him second in Autosport National Driver Rankings

Another two Irish Stryker victories not only helped Michael Cullen clinch the championship but have also moved him up to second in the Autosport National Driver Rankings.

Grindrod grabs fifth in Autosport National Driver Rankings after another double win

Nic Grindrod climbed 12 places to fifth in Autosport's National Driver Rankings after taking another CityCar Cup double victory last weekend.

Ten Le Mans winners among star-studded grid for Goodwood Revival Mini race

Ten winners of the Le Mans 24 Hours are among a star-studded entry list for the Mini Cooper race at next weekend's Goodwood Revival.

New entry-level GB4 Championship to be launched in 2022

A new single-seater series, the GB4 Championship, is set to be launched in the UK next year aimed as an entry-level category for young drivers.

The 17 penalties that led to a bizarre timetable issue Plus

The 17 penalties that led to a bizarre timetable issue

OPINION: An unprecedented 17 alleged cases of gaining an advantage at Thruxton’s Club chicane in Ginetta Junior made for a set of truly baffling events, and poses further questions about the consistency of penalties in such situations

Cullen storms up to fifth in Autosport National Driver Rankings

A successful weekend for Michael Cullen, featuring class wins in two different countries, has propelled the Irishman to fifth in Autosport's National Driver Rankings.

TOCA supports in action at Thruxton as historics hit the track for Gold Cup

TOCA supports were in action last weekend at Thruxton, where there were plenty of thrills and spills as Theo Edgerton wrapped up the Porsche Sprint Challenge GB title. And at Oulton Park, an eclectic mix of historic cars hit the track for the popular Gold Cup meeting

Popular C1 series to move to the BRSCC for 2022

The C1 Racing Club will join forces with the British Racing & Sports Car Club next year for its second season under the ownership of Robin Welsh.

Harvey targets more outings after podium on Porsche one-make return

Former British Touring Car champion Tim Harvey is targeting more outings next season having scored a podium on his return to Porsche one-make competition after a decade away.

The question marks resulting from national racing's rediscovered freedoms Plus

The question marks resulting from national racing's rediscovered freedoms

OPINION: When government restrictions relaxed last month, so too did rules surrounding how club events operate, leading to a range of views on the best way forward. Beyond scrutineering, there's also the matter of in-person driver briefings and trainee marshal involvement to consider too

Button to make historic debut at Goodwood

Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button is due to make his historic racing debut at this year's Goodwood Revival, driving a Jaguar E-type and AC Cobra.

BTCC champion Harvey to make modern racing comeback in Porsche at Thruxton

British Touring Car Championship commentator and 1992 series champion Tim Harvey will make a contemporary racing comeback in the Porsche Sprint Challenge GB series at Thruxton this weekend.

Legendary five wins for Rudman sends him second in Autosport National Driver Rankings

A fantastic five Legends wins for Miles Rudman at Donington Park last weekend catapulted him up to second in Autosport's National Driver Rankings.

Mini thrills at Brands Hatch, while VSCC puts on a show at Mallory Park

The Mini Festival made a return to Brands Hatch last weekend after a year's break and the action was as close as ever, while the Vintage Sports-Car Club put on a show for its final circuit racing event of the year at Mallory Park

Alfa ace McMahon up to third in Autosport National Driver Rankings

Alfa Romeo ace Barry McMahon has grabbed third place in Autosport's National Driver Rankings after taking another two wins last weekend.

Knockhill welcomes fans back for TOCA as Simmons bags GB3 double at Silverstone

Scottish fans were finally able to witness the British Touring Car Championship and TOCA supports in action last weekend at Knockhill after a lengthy absence. Further south, Ayrton Simmons found his form again in the GB3 Championship and a former winner returned to the top in the British Rally Championship

GB3 announces new car for 2022 featuring halo and side air-intake

The newly-rebranded GB3 Championship will introduce a new car next year which will feature a halo, engine upgrade and a side air-intake.

Busy weekend for Camp keeps him second in Autosport National Driver Rankings

Wins at both Silverstone and Anglesey over a busy weekend helped keep Alistair Camp in second place in Autosport's National Driver Rankings.

The uncertainty and opportunity of British F3's enforced identity change Plus

The uncertainty and opportunity of British F3's enforced identity change

OPINION: It was inevitable that British F3 would need a new identity someday amid the FIA’s stance on series outside its remit using the ‘F3’ branding. But while its mid-season switch to the GB3 moniker was met with some surprise, many championship insiders are adamant that nothing will change

The 17 penalties that led to a bizarre timetable issue Plus

The 17 penalties that led to a bizarre timetable issue

OPINION: An unprecedented 17 alleged cases of gaining an advantage at Thruxton’s Club chicane in Ginetta Junior made for a set of truly baffling events, and poses further questions about the consistency of penalties in such situations

National
Sep 2, 2021
The question marks resulting from national racing's rediscovered freedoms Plus

The question marks resulting from national racing's rediscovered freedoms

OPINION: When government restrictions relaxed last month, so too did rules surrounding how club events operate, leading to a range of views on the best way forward. Beyond scrutineering, there's also the matter of in-person driver briefings and trainee marshal involvement to consider too

National
Aug 27, 2021
The uncertainty and opportunity of British F3's enforced identity change Plus

The uncertainty and opportunity of British F3's enforced identity change

OPINION: It was inevitable that British F3 would need a new identity someday amid the FIA’s stance on series outside its remit using the ‘F3’ branding. But while its mid-season switch to the GB3 moniker was met with some surprise, many championship insiders are adamant that nothing will change

National
Aug 11, 2021
The E-Type 'Beast' that took on club racing's greats Plus

The E-Type 'Beast' that took on club racing's greats

Thousands of Jaguar E-Types were produced over the years, but 60 years on from its birth, none can quite match the mighty machine that was campaigned with great success in club racing by Malcolm Hamilton

National
Aug 9, 2021
The F1 techniques club racers can use to go faster Plus

The F1 techniques club racers can use to go faster

Mercedes engineer James Wingfield is used to data in his F1 day job, but the Caterham racer shows how grassroots club drivers can also benefit from the tool

National
Aug 1, 2021
Why the Jaguar E-type remains special at 60 Plus

Why the Jaguar E-type remains special at 60

It’s 60 years since the Jaguar E-type arrived and caused a sensation. As our resident racer Ben Anderson discovered when he got behind the wheel of two special racing versions at Brands Hatch, the thrill of driving them hasn't diminished over time

GT
Jul 31, 2021
10 reasons to attend the Goodwood Festival of Speed Plus

10 reasons to attend the Goodwood Festival of Speed

It’s almost two years since Goodwood last hosted a public motorsport event, but the stars, cars and fans are now set to flock back this weekend. Here are 10 of the key elements that will make this year’s Festival of Speed unmissable

National
Jul 7, 2021
The addictive experience of racing a rallycross Supercar Plus

The addictive experience of racing a rallycross Supercar

Racing a Supercar is what every budding rallycross driver aspires to do – and it’s exactly what our reporter had the opportunity to try out. As he found, it lived up to and exceeded expectations

National
Jul 6, 2021