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Birley has now reached 626 victories. Picture: Simon Hildrew

Birley makes history just days after crash

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.

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.

Heathcote sets sights on dream title

Heathcote starred in the rain at Pembrey. Picture: Matt Bristow

Kent's Nathan Heathcote remained in title contention after winning the latest British Rallycross round - and is now targeting the Supercar crown.

Brands hosts touring car showdown

Subaru versus BMW. Picture: Jakob Ebrey

Ash Sutton and Colin Turkington will battle for the British Touring Car Championship crown at Brands Hatch - with just 10 points separating the pair.

Hard work pays off for racing champ

Jamie Harrison racing in the Formula Vee championship Picture: Jonathan Elsey Motorsport Photography

Jamie Harrison wrapped up the Formula Vee class B title at the weekend.

Byrne undone by visor trouble

Shane Byrne suffered a disappointing weekend at Oulton Park Picture: PSP Images

Shane Byrne’s British Superbike Championship Showdown campaign got off to a poor start – thanks to a misty visor.

COLUMN: Pain and gain for Shakey

Shane Byrne (No.67) during the BSB triple header at Silverstone Picture: PSP Images

Sittingbourne's Shane Byrne has mixed feelings after the latest round of action in the British Superbike Championship.

COLUMN: High stakes at Silverstone

Shane Byrne will be aiming to keep his title rivals behind him at Silverstone Picture: Simon Hildrew

Catch up with Sittingbourne rider Shane Byrne, who writes ahead of the latest round of the British Superbikes action.

Supercar title fight heads to Lydden

Nathan Heathcote will drive his Citroen DS3. Picture: Matt Bristow

The fight to become British Rallycross Supercar champion will continue at Lydden Hill on Bank Holiday Monday as the season reaches its final stages.

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