Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta moved to fourth in the German Touring Car Championship (DTM), just three points behind the Audi of leader Timo Scheider, after finishing fourth in the latest round at the EuroSpeedway in Lausitz.
Scots cars fill two of the front five slots on the grid for the first of tomorrow’s British Touring Car Championship triple-header at Oulton Park in Cheshire.
Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta will start from the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s second round of the German Touring Car Championship (DTM) at the EuroSpeedway at Lausitz.
Just days after clinching the SPL, Rangers have snubbed the growing crop of talented young Scottish racing drivers by confirming Australian John Martin will pilot the team’s car in this season’s Superleague Formula.
Dumfries racing ace Allan McNish will lead Audi’s assault to retain the Le Mans 24-Hours next month. The 39-year-old, who dominated the event last year, will again be partnered by Italian Dindo Capello and Tom Kristensen from Denmark.
British Touring Car Championship race winner Gordon Shedden has been awarded the prestigious 2009 Jim Clark Memorial Award. Gordon, Knockhill’s Business Development Manager, and married to circuit owner Derek Butcher’s daughter Jillian, made his BTCC debut in a Ford Focus in 2001.
Josh Hill, son of 1996 F1 World Champion Damon Hill OBE and grandson of 1962/68 World Champion Graham, will be racing in the Formula Ford support races as part of the British GT Meeting at Knockhill on 13th/14th June.
At the age of only 17, Daniel Brown became the youngest ever winner of a British Championship GT Race Meeting, co-driving with 24-year-old Stuart Hall.
Five weeks after he was acquitted of US Federal tax evasion charges, Brazilian Helio Castroneves won his third Indianapolis 500, but Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti was left ruing the botched pitstop which cost him a second victory in America’s Blue Riband race.
Twenty-four hours after a blown engine denied him any hope of winning the Duns-based Jim Clark International Rally, Scotland’s brightest young rally prospect David Bogie bounced back to win the Jim Clark Reivers Rally, the counter in the Scottish Championship.