The cream of Scotland’s young racing drivers have received a major boost with confirmation that the Scottish Motor Racing Club Championships at Knockhill will have extended television coverage.
While Ireland’s Keith Cronin won the opening round of the British Rally Championship (BRC) in Wales, the happiest man was Scots youngster David Bogie. The 21-year-old, making his BRC debut, bagged a top-five finish.
Scotland’s brightest young rally ace, 21-year-old David Bogie, starts his British Rally Championship bid in Wales today when he tackles the opening round of the series, the Bulldog International Rally of North Wales.
Television coverage of the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship across the ITV network in the UK will break through the magic 100-hour mark of total broadcast time in 2009.
For 2009 KDMC is staging three single day events and two two-day meetings on the following dates. 5th April, 24th May, 4th October for the one day events and 11th 12th July and 29th 30th Aug for the two day meetings.
Scot Allan McNish was labelled as coming from “another planet” after his brilliant drive in the final stint of the race brought his third victory in the Sebring 12-Hours race in Florida.
Inverness veteran Jimmy Girvan kick-started the defence of his Hankook Scottish Rally Championship by dominating the second round, the Border Counties Rally in Jedburgh.
Scotland’s brightest young rally ace, Dumfries 22-year-old David Bogie, heads to Jedburgh tomorrow confident he can take another significant step towards winning the Hankook Scottish Rally Championship.
Scot Allan McNish, bidding to win the Sebring 12-Hours race for the third time, will start tomorrrow’s race from second on the grid after being pipped to pole position by just 0.082 seconds.
Fifer Gordon Shedden has sealed a last-minute deal to extend his partnership with Team Dynamics in the British Touring Car Championship. The 30-year-old from Dalgety Bay will again drive the team’s Honda Civic.