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17 Apr 2011: Race of Champions to visit Frankfurt in 2011

If the motorsport season is over all too soon once the last F1 race takes place at the end of November then fear not – the Race of Champions will be staging its eighth annual event to keep things going just that little bit longer.

18 Mar 2011: Rockingham founds new education partnership

A new education partnership at Northamptonshire’s Rockingham Motor Speedway aims to provide hands-on projects and learning experiences for young people aged 11-25.

16 Mar 2011: Mark Blundell eyes Indy’s $5 million challenge

Mark Blundell has announced that he is to step up his racing career in 2011 – and has also revealed that he has an eye on the $5 million prize being offered by the US IndyCar series.

3 Mar 2011: Drayson Racing: Friends are electric

Drayson Racing has announced that its next venture will be the pursuit of zero-emission electric racing with an entry in the newly-launched EVCUP series this summer.

3 Mar 2011: Christodoulou to drive in this year’s Le Mans Series

Adam Christodoulou is set to race in the Le Mans Series for 2011, pairing up with his former team CRS Racing, with whom he won the Formula Renault UK Championship in 2008.

18 Feb 2011: Driver fitness: how do they get the balance right?

This season sees the return of the energy recovery system KERS to Formula One – and, with it, kilograms of extra weight that have to be clawed back from some other part of the car in order to maximise performance.

16 Feb 2011: Young mechanics learn their trade at Rockingham

A vocational course for mechanics that includes track time at Rockingham Motor Speedway has seen its 65 inaugural students complete their first full term.

16 Feb 2011: Give virtual racing a go with the 2011 Aviano Cup

If you want to get an insight into exactly what it takes to keep an open-wheel racing car on track in a competitive situation, you might want to take a look at a public simulator event taking place this weekend.

16 Feb 2011: Bird, Sims and Stoneman among BRDC SuperStars

The British Racing Drivers Club has kicked off a fourth year of its SuperStars programme with the announcement of 13 drivers that will benefit from its support in 2011.

9 Feb 2011: YRC in 2011: BTCC racing, healthy eating – and a great big tent

It’s been an an eventful year for Hannah James and the YourRacingCar crew. We thought that, with a new season on the horizon, it would be the perfect time to catch up with our friends at the Milton Keynes-based outfit and find out how they’ve been getting on.

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