Disappointed Franchitti top rookie at Michigan

Seven days after clinching his best finish in the Nascar Nationwide Series with a fifth place at Watkins Glen, Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti was the top rookie finisher in the latest round at the Michigan International Speedway. But the 35-year-old Scot, who finished 13th, immediately behind Watkins winner Marcos Ambrose, admitted he was disappointed to miss...
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Scots gunning for BTCC glory at Knockhill

Seven days after Britain’s fastest men on two wheels hurtled round Knockhill’s sinuous 1.3-mile track, today  the quickest tintop drivers are in Fife to do battle in the British Touring Car Championship tripleheader. And while expectations were high that Dalgety Bay’s Gordon Shedden — a winner last time out at Oulton Park and a race...
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Shedden targets home touring car victory

Fifer Gordon Shedden aims to carry his race-winning form form Oulton Park into this weekend’s British Touring Car Championship triple-header at Knockhill. The 29-year-old brought to an end his miserable run of fortune when he led from start-to-finish in the final race at the Cheshire circuit and now the Team Halfords leader is desperate to...
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Knockhill: the place for true motorsport fans

In a sporting world which is so often dominated by corporate big bucks and lavish hospitality packages, it’s always brilliantly refreshing to visit Knockhill. This weekend the Fife circuit hosts the annual visit of the British Touring Car Championship; today though it was the turn of the British Superbike Championship. And, as ever, Knockhill —...
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