Posts Tagged ‘BRDC’

21 Apr 2011: London Marathon successes for BRDC runners

They’ve put more than 200 miles under their collective belts – and now they need a little help from you.

6 May 2010: Drivers take sick youngsters on dream Ferrari trip around Silverstone

Seriously-ill youngsters have had the thrill of a drive in a Ferrari road car around Silverstone thanks to members of the British Racing Drivers’ Club.

29 Apr 2010: As Silverstone thrives, Donington languishes

The Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire today staged the launch of its Arena layout, redeveloped at a cost of £5 million, with guests including racing drivers past and present, team bosses and the Duke of York.

28 Apr 2010: BRDC marathon runners raise more than £85,000 for children’s cancer charity

Members of the British Racing Drivers’ Club have raised £75,000 for a children’s cancer charity by taking on the ultimate endurance challenge – running the London Marathon at the weekend.

13 Apr 2010: BRDC drivers swap horsepower for leg power in marathon fundraiser

A clutch of British racers will be swapping high-performance engines for their own two legs later this month in a bid to raise £50,000 for a children’s cancer charity.

8 Dec 2009: Franchitti, Button and Brawn win recognition at BRDC awards

At a time of year when Jenson Button is sweeping all before him, Dario Franchitti’s achievement in winning a second US IndyCar championship has been recognised by the British Racing Drivers’ Club.

27 Aug 2009: Silverstone has go-ahead to seek investors

Silverstone’s management has been given the go-ahead to negotiate with potential investors in a move that could see the circuit regain the rights to stage the British Grand Prix.

17 Aug 2009: Will Middle Eastern money secure Silverstone’s F1 future?

Calling in Middle Eastern financiers is likely to be the only way the Silverstone circuit will ever be able to afford to bring its facilities up to the standards required by Formula One promoter Bernie Ecclestone, reports suggest.

17 Jun 2009: F1: Our manifesto for the British Grand Prix

It’s the British Grand Prix. Brits on Pole’s biggest weekend of the year. A chance for Lewis and Jense to race in front of their home crowds – and, very likely, for the latter to take another decisive step towards securing a fairytale drivers’ title. So why can’t we get more excited?

11 Jun 2009: F1: Damon Hill looks to IRL for breakaway warnings

Former Formula One World Champion Damon Hill has warned that F1 should only stage a breakaway series if it wants to go through the same trials and tribulations that split American open-wheel racing apart for years and handed dominance to its rival NASCAR.

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