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Twenty-one teams took part. Picture: Steve Crispe

Thousands raised in memory of Ryan

A go-karting event raised thousands of pounds for charity after more than 20 teams competed in memory of a talented rallycross driver and engineer.

Heathcote secures RX2 graduation

British Rallycross champion Nathan Heathcote will graduate to the RX2 series this year, competing on the international scene for the first time.

Karting race to remember Ryan

Friends and family of a talented rallycross driver and engineer will race in a go-karting event next month to raise cash for charity.

Billy's toughest test so far

Champion motocross racer Billy Carter is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

RallyMaster ticks all the boxes

Reporter Dan Wright tries the Brands Hatch RallyMaster. Picture: Gary Hawkins

KentOnline reporter Dan Wright tries the latest tail-happy rally experience at Brands Hatch as he gets his first taste of driving on gravel.


Birley makes history just days after crash

Birley has now reached 626 victories. Picture: Simon Hildrew

Kent racing driver Rod Birley has broken the record for the most wins in British motor racing - only a fortnight after he was rushed to hospital.

VIDEO: Veteran racer in 130mph crash

Birley makes impact with the pit wall. Picture: Digitex Television

Television crews captured the heart-stopping moment a veteran Kent racing driver was involved in a terrifying 130mph crash at Brands Hatch.


Touring car to make rare Lydden appearance

A current British Touring Car Championship machine will make a rare appearance at Lydden Hill this weekend.

Hamilton makes Formula 1 history

Lewis Hamilton at Buckmore Park in 1996

Lewis Hamilton has become Britain's most successful Formula 1 driver - two decades after learning his trade in Kent.


Heathcote plots Euro graduation

Newly crowned British Rallycross champion Nathan Heathcote plans to race a Supercar in Europe next season.

Motorbase to expand into historics

Motorbase bought the car from California

Kent-based Motorbase Performance will expand into historic racing with a Ford Mustang next year - and team owner David Bartrum plans to drive it.

Foster holds on for second Festival win

Cornishman Joey Foster scored his second Formula Ford Festival victory at Brands Hatch - 14 years after first lifting the title.

Six of the best

Shane Byrne wins the British Superbike title for the sixth time Picture: Bonnie Lane

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne rode to an unlikely sixth British Superbike title win on Sunday at Brands Hatch.


Mind the gap!

Shane Byrne. Picture: Simon Hildrew

Shane Byrne closes in on the British Superbike Championship leader ahead of the title-deciding final two races at Brands Hatch.

Column: Pressure's off for title decider

Shane Byrne won twice on his last visit to Brands Hatch in July Picture: Simon Hildrew

Shane Byrne says he has nothing to lose as the BSB season ends at Brands Hatch on Sunday.

Racing driving legend Jenson Button to visit the county

F1 star Jenson Button who will be visiting Bluewater

Motor racing fans have the chance to meet Formula 1 superstar Jenson Button when he head to the county this weekend.


Byrne has it all to do

Shane Byrne trails Leon Haslam by 33 points ahead of the season finale at Brands Picture: Simon Hildrew

Second place was the best Sittingbourne’s Shane Byrne could muster in the penultimate round of the British Superbike Championship.

Hill targets first BTCC podium

Hill is targeting his first podium. Picture: Jakob Ebrey

Jake Hill hopes to score his first touring car podium at Brands Hatch this weekend after being robbed of a chance at the last round.

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