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The lingering impact of the pandemic meant overseas travel was still difficult in 2021, but there was plenty of fantastic racing in the UK over the past year which caught the eye
BBM Sport was born when boss Bob Berridge found his workshop was running out of room. Now a leading historics outfit preparing cars around the world, it also supplied a Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 for the recent Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award tests
Ex-Formula 1 and Indycar driver Roberto Moreno is to race a Van Diemen RF80 at next week’s Formula Ford Festival, 41 years after he won the event in a similar car.
A year and a half after it was originally scheduled, this weekend’s 78th Goodwood Members’ Meeting honours key figures from the circuit’s history, including the likes of Stirling Moss, Dan Gurney and Gerry Marshall
From a famous land-speed special to an Indianapolis 500 frontrunner, restorer and racer Geraint Owen has a fascination for making old machines work
The Imps of George Bevan became famous in British Saloon Car Championship competition during the early 1970s. Thanks to the efforts of a small band of enthusiasts, including Bevan's grandson Jonathan, one of the ex-Bill McGovern title winners has recently returned to the race track
After a year's enforced absence due to the pandemic, the Goodwood Revival Meeting returns this weekend for the 23rd in a series that transports fans to a bygone era of motorsport. Here's 10 reasons why you should check it out
Supercars legend Craig Lowndes will drive a Dallara F189 Formula 1 car at The Bend Classic this weekend.
OPINION: Last weekend's Silverstone Classic was another reminder of the joys of dusting off racers from days gone by. But while it might not be obvious, the historic racing world has the potential to play its part in our futures – on and off track
Damon Hill will mark the 25th anniversary of his Formula 1 world championship crown by demonstrating his 1996 Williams FW18 at The Classic, Silverstone on Sunday.
Freddie Hunt, son of 1976 Formula 1 world champion James, will make his debut in historic racing at The Classic, Silverstone (30 Jul - 1 Aug).
OPINION: The Brands Hatch Historic Superprix earlier this month highlighted the big challenges of today, with costs, driver demographics and the pandemic all playing a role
Against all odds, the series for V12-powered Superleague Formula cars adorning the liveries of football clubs earned a place in the hearts of many. Even 10 years on from its last race, on this day in 2011, it is fondly remembered by those who were part of it
The unique McKee-Chevrolet Mahrya achieved very limited success in period. But over half a century after it was shuttered, it has completed a 17-year restoration and is once again turning heads on the track
McLaren GT ace Rob Bell pipped Travis Pastrana to clinch a hotly contested 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed Shootout.
Historic cars will feature on the support programme for this year's British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Father and son Martin and Alex Brundle will team up to share a Jaguar E-type in the special 60th anniversary race for the model at The Classic at Silverstone at the end of July.
A celebration of 20 years since the late Richard Burns won the World Rally Championship will be one of the attractions at Shelsley Walsh's Classic Nostalgia event next month.
The famous Galaxy-engined Jaguar E-type, known as the Egal, will be back on a UK race track in the near future after an absence of around half a century.
Ahead of the 60th birthday celebrations for the Jaguar E-type at this summer’s The Classic, Silverstone, Damon Hill recently drove the car that his father Graham took to the model’s first race win in April 1961.
Cam Jackson, the current leader in the Autosport National Driver Rankings, has just hit a landmark score of 50 finishes in 50 races in Historic Formula Ford 1600.
The life of legendary racer Sir Stirling Moss OBE will be permanently honoured at Shelsley Walsh following the unveiling of a blue plaque in his memory at the Worcestershire venue.
The race line-up for this year’s Goodwood Revival meeting has been confirmed as fans are expected to be admitted to the Goodwood Circuit for the first time since September 2019.
The first weekend of British GT and BRDC British F3 also marked the first weekend where spectators could return to the English circuits and they witnessed plenty of thrills and spills
The Silverstone circuit will open to spectators for the first time since November 2019 when fans are admitted to this weekend’s Historic Sports Car Club International Trophy meeting on the Grand Prix circuit.
The life and achievements of ex-Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker will be celebrated at The Silverstone Classic later this year.
With attention to detail the first concern, Prodrive’s new Legends department has completed its first restoration project on Petter Solberg's 2004 Rally Japan winner – and is busily gearing up for more
Jean Alesi and Marco Werner have both spoken out following their controversial clash in a historic Formula 1 race at Monaco.
This year’s Roger Albert Clark Rally will tackle some of the same iconic stages from the final round of the 1991 World Rally Championship exactly thirty years to the day.
Jean Alesi crashed out of a sensational lead at the Monaco Historic GP after a clash with three-time Le Mans winner Marco Werner.
American motorsport legend Roger Penske is set to return to Goodwood for the first time in nearly 60 years this summer with a planned appearance at the Festival of Speed.
Two championships and two class titles in four seasons mark historics ace Benn Tilley as a special talent. Here’s how the Lincolnshire racer progressed from Junior Saloons to become Autosport’s top club driver of 2020
The bold plan to build three examples of the V16-engined BRM P15 grand prix car has taken a step forward, after an original engine has successfully run on a dyno.
The 2021 Roger Albert Clark Rally will be the longest and toughest special stage rally on the UK calendar, covering a massive 350 competitive miles on forest special stages.
As the son of club racing legend Gerry, Gregor Marshall has racing in his blood. Although his ambitions are modest, his determination to get his Vauxhall Firenza on the grid at the 2020 Goodwood SpeedWeek tells of a driver who relishes a challenge
Michael Lyons, one of the UK's leading historic single-seater drivers, will contest three races in the Monaco Grand Prix Historique, seeking to add to his three previous event wins
Ex-Formula 1 drivers Jean Alesi and Rene Arnoux are set to race 1974-spec Ferrari 312B3 F1 cars in the Monaco Historic GP event on 23-25 April
Multiple historic racing champion Kevin Kivlochan says a new series for production cars of the 1980s will offer a more affordable way into historics for a new generation of racers
The 60th anniversary of the Cooper version of the Mini will be marked by two Mini-only races at the Silverstone Classic on 30 July - 1 August
The worsening COVID-19 situation in France has forced the cancellation of the 24th Rallye Monte Carlo Historique, due to run from 30 January to 3 February
Seven modernised examples of the Jaguar C-type sportscar will be built by Ecurie Ecosse to mirror the seven chassis raced in period by the famed Scottish team
The two Kaliber Racing Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworths from the 1989 British Touring Car Championship could be on track together next season
Motor Racing Legends has further extended its 2021 plans by adding a second pre '66 Three-Hour race to its most ambitious UK race schedule to date
The 60th anniversary year of the Jaguar E-type will be marked by a special E-type only race at next summer's Silverstone Classic on 30 July - 1 August
Leading historic race promoter Motor Racing Legends has unveiled a 2021 calendar with a larger UK-base than usual, including a new two-day end-of-season event on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit
Automotive photographer Amy Shore made her race debut at Silverstone on Saturday via a new initiative designed by historic racing champion Cam Jackson