Paul ‘Smokey’ Smith managed to secure the 2012 Maxxis British Drift Super-Pro Championship despite performing most of the weekend in his team-mate Shane Lynch’s car. Smith had some mechanical problems in practice on Saturday and lucky for him, Lynch offered him the chance to use his Nissan Silvia V8 S15 for the…
Monthly Archives: September 2012
Dutch duo set to compete at Judgement day this weekend
With less than 48 hours remaining until Britain’s best drifters take to the Knockhill tarmac for ‘Judgement Day’, the finale to the British Drifting Championship season. A couple of notable foreign entries have also decided to participate this weekend.
Mercedes signs Hamilton for 2013
MERCEDES HAS CONFIRMED it has signed Lewis Hamilton on a multi-million pound three-year deal. Hamilton will replace seven-times world champ Michael Schumacher in the team from 2013, writes Jim McGill. CLICK HERE to read full report
Porsche podium for Rockin’ Rory
FIFER RORY BUTCHER maintained his bid to finish second in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB when he slithered his Celtic Speed car to a podium finish in the latest double-header at Rockingham, writes Jim McGill. CLICK HERE to read full report
New addition for Knockhill’s Mr & Mrs Hobbs
Gemma Hobbs (Knockhill Events Manager) and her BSB bike racing partner Dennis are celebrating the birth of their second child today. Charlie Hobbs was born this morning and weighed a healthy 8.1lbs, both mother and child are doing very well. Gemma now embarks on her well earned maternity leave, having only just…
Star drifters set to converge on Knockhill for Judgement Day
The leading lights in the Maxxis British Drifting Championships will converge on Knockhill this weekend (29th / 30th September). This represents the final instalment of the 2012 season, dubbed ‘Judgement Day’ by the BDC organising committee. The BDC will feature alongside our Streetcar Scotland event which will see hundreds of modified and…
Streetcar and BDC next up at Knockhill
With only a few days remaining to book your tickets for the Streetcar Scotland event this weekend, featuring the boys and girls from the British Drifting Championship. We thought we’d get Knockhill commentator Duncan Vincent to set the tone for this weekend’s activities.
Action all the way as SMRC racers close in on Championship titles
As expected the Scottish Championship racing event at Knockhill today provided plenty of entertainment on track for motor sport enthusiasts. With only one round remaining after today, all the top competitors were looking to maintain their respective championship chances by (A), securing race wins and (B), finishing all the races in one…
Scots impress at Rockingham
FIFER GORDON SHEDDEN will start from the front row of the grid for the first of tomorrow’s British Touring Car Championship triple-header at Rockingham, writes Jim McGill. CLICK HERE to read full report
SMRC car Racers set to descend on Knockhill
With the penultimate SMRC race meeting of the season fast approaching, Knockhill will soon be awash with caravans and campervans as Scotland’s leading car racers head to the Fife Circuit looking to claim some valuable Championship points.