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Thousands raised for injured superbike star

A fundraising page set up to help the recovery of Kent rider Steve Mercer, who was involved in a horror crash, has raised thousands of pounds.


Superbike star undergoes surgery after race crash

A Kent rider who collided with a safety car in a qualifying race is recovering from injuries to his leg, ankle, pelvis, neck, back and voice box.

Superbike rider in hospital after crash with safety car

A Kent superbike star is in a "critical but stable" condition after being involved in a crash during a TT qualifying race on the Isle of Man.


Race circuit upgrades rejected

Plans to spend £6m improving a race circuit have been thrown out amid concerns over the impact on the surrounding area.


Superbike champion 'alert and in good spirits'

Kent Superbike champion Shane Byrne is said to be in good spirits, recovering from a major operation following a bike crash.


Quality field for Euro semi-finals

The top grass track riders from across the UK will take on Europe’s best at Swingfield near Folkestone, on Sunday.

Ray of light for Byrne

Shane Byrne got his first win of the British Superbike Championship season at Brands Hatch on Sunday.

Emotional Hill scores 'breakthrough' podium

Jake Hill finished a sensational second in the British Touring Car Championship on Sunday, hailing his first podium as a "breakthrough result".

Hill sets sights on first touring car win

Kent touring car star Jake Hill says he will be disappointed if he does not win his first race in the championship this season.

Column: I can't wait to get back on the saddle

Six-time British Superbike champion Shane Byrne is eager to begin his title defence this weekend.


'The realism is second to none'

KentOnline Sport tries one of the motorsport industry’s latest innovations - a virtual reality simulator.

Tributes to 'legend' of Lydden

A scrap metal merchant who gave up his time at the Lydden Hill race circuit for decades has died following a stroke.


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.

Race to remember Ryan

Friends and family look back at the career of a young rallycross star, who will be remembered at a charity go-karting race this weekend.

‘We’ve gone for the big guns’

Lydden Hill will host the Global Rallycross Championship this year after bosses decided not to pursue a chance to hold the European series.

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.

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