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Mazda MX-5 ace Fraser Fenwick has stormed into the top five of Autosport's National Driver Rankings after taking an impressive hat-trick at Brands Hatch last weekend.
Another week and it was another strong performance from Legends drivers as Will Gibson and Miles Rudman have now become Lucky Khera's closest rivals in Autosport's National Driver Rankings.
Clubmans racer Michelle Hayward has reclaimed second place in Autosport's National Driver Rankings, while a host of Legends drivers have marched up the leaderboard.
There are some seriously impressive Minis that compete in the annual Fastest Mini in the World Race, with everything from turbos to paddleshift gearboxes. Ahead of this year's event, due to be staged at the Brands Hatch Mini Festival on 6-7 August, Autosport roped in ex-Mini racer Nick Tandy to test them
Autosport National Driver Rankings leader Lucky Khera may have added another two wins last weekend, but Stewart Black was the star of the show, taking an incredible six victories.
OPINION: The BTCC meetings feature some of the largest trackside crowds around. But perhaps now is the time to reward them with an unusual series to add to the entertainment
Modified Fords racer Dave Cockell has stormed up to fifth place in Autosport's National Driver Rankings after his latest two victories at Donington Park last weekend.
OPINION: The judgement of those in race control was once again called into question with two recent near-misses at Brands Hatch. How to address the problem in a productive fashion is a predicament
Clubmans Sports Prototype racer Michelle Hayward has stormed into second place in the Autosport National Driver Rankings after taking three more class wins at Brands Hatch last weekend.
Spanish Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen admits his Turn 4 error "really caught me by surprise" and says he was "lucky" to avoid damaging his Red Bull Formula 1 car.
It’s been over a decade since Lous last launched a car for motorsport. But with the new Emira GT4, co-developed with RML, it’s finally returning to where it “should be” and is already seeing plenty of interest from around the world ahead of a mooted competition debut in 2023
A win in the British Endurance Championship for Lucky Khera improved his total at the head of the Autosport National Driver Rankings, while behind youngster Harry Hickton has become his nearest challenger
BTC Honda driver Josh Cook claimed his first British Touring Car Championship win of 2022 after making two excellent passes into Paddock Hill Bend on a drying Brands Hatch track.
An appeal hearing into the result of British GT's second Oulton Park race will be heard on 17 May, after last weekend's Silverstone round was staged without success penalties.
OPINION: Despite rising inflation, many club categories have enjoyed strong grids to begin 2022. But it may be next year before the true impact of the surging prices is felt
The British Touring Car Championship gets underway at Donington Park this weekend, which also means that the five regular TOCA support series will also end their winter hiatus.
Lewis Hamilton's seven title-winning Formula 1 cars are set to be displayed together for the first time at this year's Silverstone Classic.
There’s a multitude of tin-tops that you can go racing in but one of the cheapest to run is the MG ZR 160 used in Class C of the MG Trophy. Here’s what you need to know about it
OPINION: Not all of the changes to the UK’s junior single-seater scene for 2022 appear to have yielded instant success, but it’s too early to make any definitive judgements. What cannot be disputed is the very welcome increased spotlight on GB3 and British F4, plus the newly-created GB4 series that gets underway this weekend
A new era beckons for the UK’s junior single-seater hierarchy in 2022. The GB3 Championship and British Formula 4 both have new cars for this season, while newly created GB4 aims to offer a route into slicks and wings on a more cost-effective budget.
The B-word might have escaped everyday lexicon with new troubles dominating the news, but as club racing ramps up for a bumper 2022 the prospect of racing at Europe’s iconic tracks has returned to the spotlight. While the paperwork remains a sticking point, the appetite for continental competition is becoming clear in post-Brexit times
A first UK club racing event in March for three years is set to kick-start the 2022 season this weekend, but there’s one exception to the general rule of increased meeting numbers
OPINION: Poor driving standards is an issue that has cropped up regularly in recent years in national racing. Thankfully, the UK governing body is now taking encouraging action to address this
The Porsche GB Junior programme has been enormously successful in recent years and one of the reasons why is its meticulous selection process. Autosport was invited to see how Adam Smalley emerged on top to earn potentially vital backing for his future career
OPINION: The British Touring Car Championship's Super Touring era remains enormously popular and a new category for the machines that competed in its 1990 heyday organised by the Classic Touring Car Racing Club has attracted some star names. But that’s no guarantee of success, as its short-lived predecessor shows
Last year was another season disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, but a number of new series were still successfully launched. Autosport discusses their fortunes and looks ahead to those starting in 2022
Four-time British Touring Car champion Colin Turkington is set to join former BTCC stars John Cleland and Anthony Reid in the Classic Touring Car Racing Club’s new Super Tourers series.
Two years ago, Autosport set some aims for national racing, but given how much has changed since then and what is still to come, it seemed the right time for five more going into 2022
Historic Formula Ford ace Cam Jackson has topped the final 2021 Autosport National Driver Rankings following the last circuit racing event of the year.
Alongside a general increase in grid sizes, there were other interesting trends to emerge in the UK's national racing scene in 2021, but it’s important that organising clubs don’t take the positivity for granted
The pandemic led to huge uncertainty heading into the 2021 national racing season but, with two-thirds of all English categories enjoying an increase in average entries, it proved to be a successful year. Autosport looks over the UK's club scene to pick out those that enjoyed the greatest successes
FIA Single-Seater Commission president and former Formula 1 team boss Bob Fernley has launched a new initiative that will award two teenagers fully-funded drives in British F4 in 2023.
Ginetta GT4 Supercup champion Adam Smalley has been selected as Porsche GB's Junior driver for 2022-23.
Veteran club racer Rod Birley has jumped up to sixth place in Autosport's National Driver Rankings after taking another two wins last weekend.
Cam Jackson maintained his lead in the Autosport National Driver Rankings after scoring a vital Walter Hayes Trophy class victory on a dramatic weekend in the battle for top spot.
There’s just a handful of events remaining in the national racing season, but it’s still very much all to play for in the battle to secure the most wins in 2021. Cam Jackson and Miles Rudman currently heading the classification ahead of a potentially crucial weekend of national racing for Autosport’s National Driver Rankings
James Cottingham and Andrew Jordan were the only movers inside the top 50 of Autosport's National Driver Rankings last weekend, as the battle for top spot reaches a crucial point.
James Little was the most notable mover in the Autosport National Driver Rankings after taking a C1 Challenge victory last weekend to make a small jump to fifth place.
The finale of the British Touring Car Championship always provides plenty of drama, but its support series are also set to produce many twists and turns at this weekend's last round. Unusually, all five titles are still up for grabs, so it's all to play for at Brands Hatch. Here's how each series' showdown is shaping up
Ben Short jumping to fifth was the only change inside the top 10 of Autosport's National Driver Rankings after last weekend, while there were numerous improvers further down the leaderboard.
Miles Rudman has closed to within just one win of Autosport National Driver Rankings leader Cam Jackson after his latest Legends triumph last weekend.
The four finalists who will battle to be named as the 2022-23 Porsche GB Junior have been selected, including two drivers that have already claimed championships this year.
Michael Cullen has struck back and retaken third place in Autosport's National Driver Rankings after completing his unbeaten campaign in the Irish Stryker series.
The F1000 championship celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2021, and is going from strength-to-strength. While that hasn't always been the case, the series for lightweight Jedi cars has learned valuable lessons that are making it a force to be reckoned with
Formula 2 squad Virtuosi Racing has become the third new team to announce it will enter British F4 next year, when the category undergoes a major overhaul.
Newly crowned F3 Cup champion Stefano Leaney was the main mover in the Autosport National Driver Rankings after last weekend, having taken another three wins.
Miles Rudman narrowed Cam Jackson's lead at the top of Autosport's National Driver Rankings to just two wins after the Legends racer picked up a hat-trick of victories last weekend.
It’s all change in British F4 next year with a different car, engine and promoter. But with the British motorsport governing body set to become a competitor to organising clubs, and a question mark over the external funding to replace the shortfall previously put in by Ford, a lot remains unclear
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.
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
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.