Posts Tagged ‘BTCC’

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.

24 Jan 2010: Rockingham freezes ticket prices for second year

The Rockingham Motor Speedway in Northamptonshire has announced a price freeze on adult admission tickets for the second year running in a bid to encourage fans to come along and enjoy the fun of live racing.

6 Jan 2010: Q&A with Hannah James of YourRacingCar.com

YourRacingCar is an attempt by team principal and motorsport professional Hannah James to fund a race squad through the force of fan power, providing opportunities for up-and-coming drivers in the process. We asked Hannah to explain a little more about the YRC concept, what it has achieved so far and what she thinks the future might hold.

8 May 2009: Donington regains track licence

Donington Park’s interrupted racing season can resume after safety improvements following construction made the grade and led to it being awarded a new licence.

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 Apr 2009: Opinion: why there’s more to racing than marble and gold taps

Anyone watching qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix was advised to do so on an empty stomach – or risk extreme nausea from all the hype about the facilities and the hero-worship of the region’s money.

16 Apr 2009: Donington out of action for five weeks over safety issues

Talks with British motorsport regulators have so far failed to provide a resolution to safety issues at the Donington Park racetrack following work to upgrade its facilities to F1 standards.

9 Jan 2009: Over the white line: Send the British GP to Portimao!

This week we heard, to the exclusion of almost everything else, how Donington Park got permission for the redevelopment that will, if successful, see it hosting the 2010 British Grand Prix.

5 Dec 2008: Over the white line: humble pie and Rocket Red

This week the most exciting thing to happen was the long-awaited appearance of a coveted McLaren rocket red victory shirt through the letterbox of Brits on Pole Global HQ – and, gosh, it is red.

8 Sep 2008: Boycotting F1? Five ways to get your racing hit regardless

What with the terrible stewards’ decision in Spa, and the future of the British Grand Prix looking so extremely dodgy, it feels like a pretty bleak time to be a F1 fan this morning. So, what else is out there?

 
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