Easton back in action after 180mph crash

The British Superbike Championship makes its annual pilgrimage to Knockhill in Fife this weekend and the happiest rider bidding for glory is Dalbeattie’s Stuart Easton. The 24-year-old Hawick-born racer, who won the British Supersport crown in 2002, hasn’t competed since breaking his right wrist in a 180mph crash at Snetterton in June.  But today the...
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Rory bids to power to Porsche success

One of Scotland’s brightest young up-and-coming racing talents, Rory Butcher, will swap his Formula Ford car for a Porsche 911 when he goes head-to-head with some of the country’s fastest saloon racers in the Porsche Carrera Cup at Knockhill next weekend (Aug 16/17). The 21-year-old from Kirkcaldy is continuing to make rapid progress through the...
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Tyre reward for Seat drivers at Knockhill

SEAT Sport UK, in conjunction with Dunlop, the official tyre supplier of the SEAT Cupra Championship, is to assist all competitors in the Championship with complimentary tyres when they race at Knockhill on August 16/17.  Each competitor will receive the six new Dunlop control tyres that they are allowed to use in the meeting’s two qualifying...
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Dramatic last-gasp win for Liddell

Scot Robin Liddell grabbed his third Grand-Am GT Championship win of the season in dramatic style in Canada. The 34-year-old from Edinburgh started the final lap third but powered home to win in stunning fashion at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Having taken over at the wheel of the Pontiac GXP.R from co-driver Andrew...
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Sharp pipped for pole position in Spa

Aberdeen’s Ryan Sharp, driving his JetAlliance Aston Martin DBR9, was denied pole position for tomorrow’s fifth round of the FIA GT World Championship, the Spa 24-Hours in Belgium, in the final five minutes of the third qualifying session. The 29-year-old Scot grabbed provisional pole by setting the fastest time in the first of Thursday evening’s...
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Sharp grabs provisional pole at Spa 24-Hours

Aberdeen’s Ryan Sharp, driving his JetAlliance Aston Martin DBR9, grabbed provisional pole position for the fifth round of the FIA GT World Championship, the Spa 24-Hours in Belgium. The 29-year-old from Aberdeen, partnered by Austrian Karl Wendlinger, lapped the Belgian Grand Prix circuit at Spa-Francorchamps in his JetAlliance Aston Martin DB9 in a best of ...
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Spa Q&A with Gordon Shedden

Knockhill’s own Gordon Shedden is making his debut in the Spa 24-Hours race on the famous Belgium Grand Prix circuit at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend. We caught up with the BTCC racer in between qualifying in his CR Scuderia Ferrari F430GT.   Q. How are you getting along with the track, the team and the car?...
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