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Touched by Mick tribute

Shane Byrne presents Mick Whalley’s girlfriend Kayleigh Shoebridge with Camilla Temple-Court’s tribute Picture: CAMIPIX

19 April 2017

A canvas in memory of Mick Whalley was presented to the rider’s girlfriend at Brands Hatch.

Byrne playing catch-up after crash

Shane Byrne tackles the Brands Hatch circuit in the British Superbikes Championship Picture: PSP Photography

18 April 2017

Sittingbourne’s Shane Byrne has it all to do in this year’s British Superbike Championship after a crash at Brands Hatch on Monday.

Heathcote leads Lydden rallycross line-up

Pluckley's Nathan Heathcote in action at Croft. Picture: RallycrossBRX.com

13 April 2017

Nathan Heathcote will join 70 other drivers including a strong Kent contingent at the second round of the British Rallycross Championship.

Jim's back on the bike at 70

Jim Porter is ready to race again at the age of 70 Picture: John Westhrop

12 April 2017

Rider Jim Porter has come out of retirement for one last big race at the age of 70.

Gollop's 'brilliant' creation

Gollop in European action at Lydden

10 April 2017

The most successful car in British Rallycross Championship history was built in a workshop outside Canterbury almost 25 years ago.

Mick lived life to the max

Mick Whalley

05 April 2017

The partner of the Kent rider killed at a British Superbike meeting says he died a happy man.

Rider dies after Superbike crash

Mick Whalley, from Sheppey, died after a seven-bike accident at the MCE British Superbike Championship

01 April 2017

A rider has died after a seven bike crash in the opening round of the MCE British Superbike Championship.


Motorbase bosses target first BTCC drivers' title

Luke Davenport and Martin Depper will join Mat Jackson at Motorbase. Picture: Jakob Ebrey Photography

31 March 2017

Bosses at Motorbase Performance think Colin Turkington will be their biggest threat in the British Touring Car Championship this season.

Team HARD owner sets BTCC silverware target

Will Burns and Michael Epps pictured at Donington Park. Picture: Jakob Ebrey Photography

31 March 2017

KentOnline Sport visited Strood-based Team HARD ahead of the new British Touring Car Championship season.

Keep on trucking at Brands

British Truck Racing Championships at Brands Hatch

21 March 2017

Some heavy metal will be thundering around the Indy track at Brands Hatch as the 2017 season gets off to a gas-guzzling start this weekend

Hill buoyed by first Volkswagen BTCC test

Jake Hill aboard his new VW CC

13 March 2017

Kent touring car racer Jake Hill says he already feels at home with his 2017 machine after a successful first test at Brands Hatch.

Motorsport legend John Surtees dies aged 83

John Surtees

10 March 2017

Former Formula 1 and motorcycling world champion John Surtees has died peacefully in hospital, it has been announced.


Gollop: Jordan can be a winner at Lydden

Andrew Jordan with Will Gollop in 2006. Picture: Kerry Dunlop

24 February 2017

Will Gollop thinks his former protege Andrew Jordan can score victory at Lydden Hill's World Rallycross Championship round.

Rallycross – how it all started at Lydden Hill

Vic Elford won the first-ever rallycross event at Lydden Hill in 1967

10 February 2017

As rallycross celebrates its 50th anniversary this month, KentOnline speaks to the creator of the sport, television producer Robert Reed.

Ovenden reveals 2017 rallycross plans

Ovenden's 2017 livery has been revealed

01 February 2017

Tristan Ovenden will graduate to the British Rallycross Championship’s SuperNational class this season after buying a renowned Renault Clio.

Hill targets wins and podiums in Team HARD return

Hill will start his second full season at Brands Hatch in April. Picture: Simon Hildrew

26 January 2017

Kent touring car star Jake Hill has set his sights on race victories and podium finishes after re-signing with Team HARD.

A clean break with rallycross tradition

The world's first electric rallycross car has been developed in Austria

19 January 2017

Rallycross legend Will Gollop, the last British driver to win the European title, believes electric cars are the future of the sport.

Brands Hatch owners refuse to comment over British GP return

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the British Grand Prix in 2016

06 January 2017

Owners of Kent race circuit Brands Hatch have refused to comment on speculation the British Grand Prix will return to the venue.


Lydden boss: We will prove organisers wrong

Action from last year's round. Picture: Matt Bristow

05 January 2017

Lydden Hill bosses say this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship round will be the best-ever so organisers “regret their decision” to move it.


Race circuit will not close despite loss of biggest event

Swede Mattias Ekstrom won at Lydden last year. Picture: Matt Bristow

03 January 2017

Owners of a Kent race circuit have dispelled fears it will close following the loss of its biggest event.

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