Rory ready for 2011 Porsche Carrera debut

FIFER RORY BUTCHER will launch his bid to win the Porsche Carrera Cup ProAm1 Championship at Brand Hatch this weekend, and the talented young Scot is ready to rise to the challenge, writes Jim McGill. The 24-year-old from Dunfermline, who has impressed in previous ‘guest appearances’ in the championship, will contest the full 20-race campaign...
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Highlander Lewis tops GP3 timesheets

HIGHLANDER LEWIS WILLIAMSON topped the afternoon timesheets at a soggy Silverstone by 0.806secs as the Scot continued his GP3 pre-season testing, writes Jim McGill. Having been narrowly pipped for the fastest time in the morning, Williamson made amends after lunch when he mastered the tricky conditions. READ FULL REPORT...
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Newsham set for BTCC debut

SCOTS RACER Dave Newsham, last year’s Renault Clio Cup champ, will make his debut in the British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch this week, writes Jim McGill. The Inverness-based driver will pilot an ex-Airwaves’ BMW 320is prepared by Geoff Steel Racing. READ FULL REPORT...
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Edinburgh trams watchdog with no bite

YOU KNOW, there are time when the reality of the Edinburgh trams debacle just beggars belief, writes Jim McGill. We all know about the soaring costs, constant delays and political and commercial wrangling, but this latest incident takes the biscuit. You may – or may not — know there exists a watchdog (yes, there’s always...
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Date change for 2011 RallyScotland

THIS YEAR’S RALLYSCOTLAND, the penultimate round of the Intercontinental Rally Championship, has been moved to a new date. The three-day Perth-based event will now run from Friday, October 7 to Sunday, October 9, a week earlier than had originally been announced, writes Jim McGill. “We’ve decided, after fairly lengthy discussions, to move the date simply...
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Bike Testing – Friday 1st April 9am – 5pm

Places are still available for this Friday’s Bike Testing. There are 2 sessions; up to 599cc and over 600cc. Price is £150 in advance. Call 01383 723 337 to book your place.   8.00     Registration  9.00     Group 1  9.30     Group 2  10.00   Group 1  10.30   Group 2  11.00   Group 1  11.30   Group 2 12.00   Group...
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