Posts Tagged ‘BRDC’

18 May 2009: Could the BRDC sell Silverstone?

Claims that the Silverstone race circuit could be put up for sale in order to ease financial pressures on its owners have been made by a newspaper this weekend.

25 Apr 2009: Donington’s planning permission could be revoked

The Donington situation gets more complicated by the day – but councillors are now threatening to revoke the circuit’s planning permission over unsigned documents. At least the BTCC is still slated to turn up…

25 Jan 2009: Damon Hill given honorary award

Damon Hill is being presented with an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Northampton in recognition of his contribution to motorsport – in his career as a World Championship-winning racing driver and for his work locally.

4 Jan 2009: Lost Bugatti: is this the world’s most exclusive car?

It reads like a fairytale: a car collector dies, leaving the contents of his garage to his family. It proves to contain a stunning original 1937 Bugatti Type 57S, first owned by an aristocrat and motor racing great, with two-seat Atalante coupé coachwork and an incredible provenance.

12 Dec 2008: Awards round-up: who else got what off who

So, those drivers who aren’t named either Lewis Hamilton or Alexander Sims – how have they fared during the awards season?

10 Dec 2008: Hamilton collects Autosport, BRDC and Seagrave awards

Lewis Hamilton has been named International Racing Driver of the Year at this year’s Autosport Awards – for the second year running – as well as picking up a prestigious BRDC Gold Star.

9 Jul 2008: F1: Donington Park “has submitted no formal plans”

The stakes in the battle to ensure that Britain hosts a grand prix in 2010 are rising daily – with news today that Donington Park’s local council has not yet received any formal planning application from the circuit.

5 Jul 2008: F1: Would British GP have sent BRDC bankrupt?

Is the current claim by Bernie Ecclestone that Donington Park will be fit to stage a grand prix within two years really a blessing in disguise for the Silverstone circuit?

4 Jul 2008: F1: Bernie shafts BRDC, moves British GP to Donington Park

With celebrations already under way to mark Silverstone’s 60th anniversary, Bernie Ecclestone pulled the rug out from under the Northamptonshire circuit by announcing the British Grand Prix will move to Donington Park from 2010.

22 May 2008: F1: will Silverstone stalemate cost Britain its grand prix?

The British Grand Prix is under serious threat of ending, according to the Daily Telegraph, because the British Racing Drivers’ Club is refusing to sign Bernie Ecclestone’s standard European contract.

 
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