Slide Rules At Knockhill

Families and motorsport fans who flocked to Knockhill Racing Circuit today (Sunday 18th May) were treated to the incredulous site of some of Europe’s most talented ‘Drift Drivers’ deliberately executing power slides at over 100mph into and around some of the famous track’s trickiest bends. Around 4,000 spectators basked in glorious sunshine as competition heated...
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Dalziel bags maiden Grand-Am win for Samax

Wishaw’s Ryan Dalziel powered his Samax Motorsport team to their first win in the American Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Championship when he piloted his BMW-Riley Daytona Prototype to victory at Laguna Seca in California at the weekend. The 26-year-old from Lanarkshire, who finished on the podium in the last round at the Virginia International Raceway,...
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Di Resta bags maiden DTM pole position

Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta  confirmed his position as one of the favourites for this year’s German touring Car Championship (DTM) when he bagged the first pole position of his touring car career by being fastest at the Lausitzring in Germany. Driving his HWA Mercedes C-Class the 22-year-old, who finished second in the last round a...
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Third for Shedden as Adam bags Seat No1 slot

Fifer Gordon Shedden had to content himself with third on the grid for the first of tomorrow’s British Touring Car Championship triple-header at Thruxton after Vauxhall’s Tom Onslow-Cole secured his second pole position in succession. The young English driver, celebrating his 21st birthday this weekend, topped the timesheets with a best time of 1min 17.165s...
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Di Resta third fastest at Lausitz

Two weeks after finishing second in the last round of the German Touring Car Championship at Mugello in Italy, Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta maintained his form by being third quickest ahead of this weekend’s counter at the Lausitzring in Germany. The 22-year-old, again piloting his HWA Mercedes C-Class, lapped the tight and twisty 2.1-mile circuit...
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Franchitti to sit-out latest Nascar race

Dario Franchitti’s frustrated period of recuperation after he broke his left ankle in a 180mph crash at Talladega on April 26 will continue after he withdrew his Ganassi Dodge from the latest round of Nascar, the Sprint All-Star Challenge, this weekend. The 34-year-old from Bathgate had initially been included on the official entry list for...
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Still on the air . . .

We’re still on the air, on 1602 kHz MW. Had a brilliant weekend at Motor Fair – the Official Scottish Motor Show. Got up close and personal with Renault’s ’06 F1 car and with Nieve Jennings (aka Miss Scotland) and then had Terry Grant drive a Legend over my feet (ouch!) I’m not going to...
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