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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.


Lydden Hill loses prestigious World Rallycross round

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

02 January 2017

A prestigious motorsport event attended by thousands of people will not visit Kent from 2018 onwards, it has been announced.


Life in the fast lane at Goodwood

The Ultimate Driving experience is available at Goodwood circuit

31 December 2016

Guided by a veteran Kent racer, reporter Dan Wright tries the new driving experience on offer at the historic Goodwood circuit.

Scott aiming high following step up in class

Scott's Citroen is backed by Pirtek Medway. Picture: Matt Bristow

14 December 2016

Kent's Darren Scott has set his sights on a top-three finish in the British Rallycross Championship’s Super1600 class next season.

Dan finds the Wright formula at Brands Hatch

Dan Wright takes part in the new F4 Master experience at Brands Hatch. Picture: Gary Hawkins

09 December 2016

Reporter Dan Wright takes on the latest driving experience at Brands Hatch, getting behind the wheel of an F4 Master car at the famous Kent track.

Jackson relishing the chance to prove himself

18 November 2016

Chart Sutton’s Tom Jackson will swap Kent for the Middle East this weekend when he takes part in a prestigious test in Bahrain.

Rallycross star Ovenden ponders options

Ovenden tested the Citroen DS3 raced by Dan Rooke. Picture: Joe Wright

11 November 2016

Tristan Ovenden is assessing his options for 2017 after enjoying a “fantastic” test in a British Rallycross Championship Supercar at the weekend.

New deal for Byrne

Shane Byrne celebrates title No.5

02 November 2016

British Superbike champion Shane Byrne has signed a new two-year deal with Paul Bird Motorsport.

Rallycross champion plans to step up to Supercar

Heathcote, pictured at Lydden Hill, won the Swift championship this year. Picture: Joe Wright

28 October 2016

Pluckley teenager Nathan Heathcote hopes to graduate to the British Rallycross Championship’s Supercar class next season.

Motorbase bosses want to keep Jackson and Jordan

04 October 2016

Kent-based Motorbase Performance hope to keep Mat Jackson and Andrew Jordan together next year in the British Touring Car Championship.

Shedden snatches touring car title in front of record crowd

Gordon Shedden is now a triple champion. Picture: Simon Hildrew

03 October 2016

Honda’s Gordon Shedden won his third British Touring Car Championship crown in front of a record crowd at Brands Hatch.

Shedden: Tordoff will have to race hard at Brands

29 September 2016

Reigning British Touring Car champion Gordon Shedden says series leader Sam Tordoff will be unable to “stroke” his way to his first title on Sunday.

Hill says impressive BTCC year has saved his career

Hill has impressed in aging Toyota. Picture: Jakob Ebrey

28 September 2016

Kent's Jake Hill thinks he has saved his career this season after enjoying an impressive first full year in the British Touring Car Championship.

Brands Hatch owner 'interested' in Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the British Grand Prix in 2016

05 September 2016

The boss of a Kent race circuit is reportedly planning a bid for British Grand Prix track Silverstone.


Rooke takes Bank Holiday victory at Lydden

Dan Rooke scored his third Supercar victory. Picture: Matt Bristow

30 August 2016

Teenager Dan Rooke extended his points lead at the top of the MSA British Rallycross Championship standings at Lydden Hill on Bank Holiday Monday.

Olympic hero swaps two wheels for four at Brands Hatch

Kenny enjoyed "ridiculously fast" Brands circuit

27 August 2016

Track cycling star Jason Kenny is racing at Brands Hatch this weekend just days after winning a record-equalling sixth gold medal at the Rio Olympics.

80 drivers set for Bank Holiday battle at Lydden

Faversham's Stuart Emery will return to action. Picture: Joe Wright

23 August 2016

More than 80 rallycross drivers including 13 entries in the headlining Supercar category will arrive at Lydden Hill on Bank Holiday Monday.

Shakey denied double chance

Shane Byrne

25 July 2016

It was a hit and miss weekend for Shane Byrne at Thruxton.

King the best of British

Daniel King's dream came true when he was crowned British speedway champion Picture: Ian Charles

24 June 2016

Maidstone’s Daniel King achieved a lifelong ambition when he was crowned British speedway champion.

Curfew holding Kings back

Kent Kings in action against Mildenhall this season Picture: Elizabeth Leslie

14 June 2016

Kent Kings are unlikely to bid for Premier League status all the time their Central Park curfew is in place.

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