Motorcycle Racing Season Explodes into Action

The opening round of the SCOTTISH MOTORCYCLE RACING CHAMPIONSHIP provided a dramatic day of dices at KNOCKHILL RACING CIRCUIT, SCOTLAND’S NATIONAL MOTORSPORT CENTRE on Sunday 4th May. With 14 action packed races on the card, spectators eager to witness the sort of close racing regularly served up at the Fife Circuit were not disappointed. One...
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Rizla Suzuki Star has a Quick Look at Knockhill

Double Japanese Superbike Champion, Atsushi Watanabe paid a fleeting visit to Knockhill recently to check out the Circuit he’s heard so much about, since signing for the Rizla Suzuki Team to contend the 2008 Bennett’s British Superbike Championship. The 31 year old star, who will ride alongside team mate, Tom Sykes was keen to see...
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Di Resta bags second at Mugello

Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta bagged his best result of the season when he finished second behind his HWA Mercedes in the latest round of the German Touring Car Championship (DTM) at Mugello in Italy. The 22-year-old, who replaced double Formula One world champ Mika Hakkinen in the team, found himself following team orders as he...
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Shedden fifth on Donington BTCC grid

Fifer Gordon Shedden had to make do with qualifying his Team Halfords Honda fifth for the first of tomorrow’s (Sun) British Touring Car Championship triple-header at Donington. The Dalgety Bay racer, who won last time out at Rockingham, lapped the 1.95-mile Leicestershire track in 1min 12.601secs just missing out on the fourth-place held by the...
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Franchitti hints at early Nascar return

  Seven days after fracturing his left ankle in a 180mph smash in the Nascar race at Talladega, Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti has spoken publicly about the injury for the first time, and hinted it won’t be long before he’s racing again. “I feel good,” the 34-year-old said at Richmond International Raceway, where he attended the...
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Di Resta lines up fifth at Mugello

Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta maintained his excellent start to the German Touring Car Championship by qualifying fifth for Sunday’s 60-minute race at Mugello in Italy. The 22-year-old, who topped the timesheets during Friday’s free-practice session, lapped the tortuously undulating 3.2-mile circuit in 1min 43.487secs, 0.408s off the pole time of Audi’s Timo Scheider. “I’m disappointed...
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Diesel TT a winner for Audi

You know, there seems to be something about me attending car launches, and the weather. Take a few weeks ago; I fly into Jerez in the south of Spain for the Ford Kuga launch, and what do I get — torrential rain. So, it should come as no surprise that, having left a gloriously sunny...
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Liddell storms to GT win in Virginia

Edinburgh’s Robin Liddell scored his second consecutive class victory in eight days when he steered his Pontiac home to GT honours in the fourth round of the Grand-Am series at the Virginia International Raceway.  Co-driver Andrew Davis started from second place on the GT grid and held position before pitting during a full course caution...
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Tv Presenter Beaming After Motor Racing Debut

Stephen Jardine, the well known presenter of Scottish Television’s ‘The Five Thirty Show’ managed to survive unscathed when he made his motor racing debut today (Sunday) at Knockhill Racing Circuit. It was a case of ‘in at the deep end’ for the likable 44 year old Dad who succeeded in bringing the ‘celebrity’ entered Mini...
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Bogie blitzes stages in forest fightback

Fast-charging young gun David Bogie from Dumfries clawed back 20 seconds in the closing two stages of the Aberdeen-based Granite City Rally to bag maximum points in the race for the County Saab Scottish Rally Championship. But the talented youngster, who dropped almost a minute when his Toyota Corolla World Rally Car suffered a puncture...
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