Edinburgh’s Oly Mortimer strengthened his bid to win the British Mini Championship when he bagged a win and a podium in the penultimate round at Croft near Darlington.
Monthly Archives: August 2009
Franchitti wins and steps up IndyCar bid
Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti moved to within four points of IndyCar Championship leader Ryan Briscoe after claiming his fourth win of the season at Sonoma in California.
Meeke edges towards Scottish glory weekend
Colin McRae protégé Kris Meeke took another step towards clinching the Intercontinental Rally Championship at the inaugural RallyScotland in November by extending his lead following his second-place in the Czech Rally.
Franchitti starts from pole at Sears Point
Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti put himself in pole position to close the 20-gap to IndyCar Championship leader Scott Dixon when he qualified fastest for today’s round at Sears Point.
Bogie bags Ulster podium
Scotland’s brightest young rally prospect, David Bogie, bagged his second British Rally Championship podium finish of the season when he battled to third at the end of the all-tarmac Ulster Rally.
Bogie targets Ulster success
A fortnight after claiming victory in the latest round of the Hankook Scottish Rally Championship in Elgin, Scotland’s brightest young rally star David Bogie today continues his British Rally Championship challenge in Ulster.
Podiums, tyre walls and fire extinguishers!
While Chevrolet drivers Jason Plato and Mat Jackson, plus Vauxhall’s Fabrizio Giovanardi all savoured the British Touring Car Championship winner’s champagne, Scots racers Gordon Shedden and Jonathan Adam endured a mixed day at Knockhill.
Giovanardi Wins Race Two
Fabrizio Giovanardi has won the 2nd HiQ Touring Car race at Knockhill this afternoon. The double Touring Car Champion closes the gap on championship leader Colin Turkington to 13pts. Mat Jackson in his Racing Silverline Chevrolet Lacetti secured 2nd position to accompany his third place finish in the opening race. Colin Turkington…
Plato Wins as Shedden Secures Second
Jason Plato recorded his first HiQ Touring Car Championship victory of the weekend by leading from start to finish at Knockhill this afternoon. Plato on pole for the opening race managed to hold off the strong BMW challenge to head into Knockhill’s first corner in the lead. From there he managed to…
Flash dazzles in BTCC qualifying
Former champ Jason Plato may well start the first of tomorrow’s British Touring Car Championship triple-header from pole position in his Chevrolet, but the Oxford-based driver had no hesitation in pointing the finger who he felt was the real winner: Fifer Gordon Shedden.
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