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Shane Byrne returns to Brands Hatch looking to improve on his solitary fourth-placed finish from April Picture: Simon Hildrew

The enjoyment's back in time for Brands

Catch up with Sittingbourne rider Shane Byrne, who writes ahead of the latest round of British Superbikes action at Brands Hatch this weekend.

VIDEO: Circuit owner crashes classic car

Pat Doran crashed his Ford RS200. Picture: @GoodwoodRRC

The owner of a Kent race circuit bowed to spectators after losing control of his classic rallycross car at a motorsport show.


Time to make my mark

Shane Byrne is confident he can return to winning ways this weekend Picture: Simon Hildrew

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

Race circuit bosses cancel popular event

The British Drift Championship is a popular event at Lydden Hill. Picture: Joe Wright

Owners of the Lydden Hill race circuit have pulled the plug on a popular event over noise and smoke fears.


Byrne taught him well

Shane Byrne celebrates another podium finish at Knockhill Picture: Camipix

Shane Byrne was beaten by the man he used to mentor in the latest round of the British Superbike Championship.

Sparks flying and he's only six!

Ethan Sparks is taking the Cool FAB British Minibike Championship by storm Picture: Gavin Smith www.gts-photography.co.uk

Six-year-old boy racer Ethan Sparks is a serious talent.

Lydden could host European Rallycross round

The European Rallycross Championship could return to Lydden. Picture: FIAWorldRallycross.com

The European Rallycross Championship could return to Lydden Hill as a standalone event, organisers say.

World Rallycross bosses considered Brands Hatch move

Brands Hatch hosted the British Rallycross Grand Prix from 1982 to 1995

Organisers of the World Rallycross Championship considered moving the British round to Brands Hatch before opting for Silverstone.

Safety first after Manchester attack

Kent Kings have stepped up security at Central Park Picture: Elizabeth Leslie

Kent Kings Speedway have stepped up security following the Manchester bombing.


Lydden boss: We will fight to get World Rallycross back

Solberg leads from pole in the final. Picture: FIAWorldRallycross.com

Lydden Hill bosses say they will fight to get the World Rallycross Championship back after 25,000 people watched round five of the series.


Savour the moment

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

Reporter Dan Wright on why rallycross fans must savour Lydden Hill's last world championship round before organisers switch to soulless Silverstone.

Lydden gears up for last World Rallycross event

Ekstrom has three event wins to his name this year

Twenty-four Supercars have entered round five of the World Rallycross Championship, which is Lydden Hill's last before the event moves to Silverstone.

Touched by Mick tribute

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

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 on Monday Picture: PSP Photography

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

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

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

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

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

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