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Rallycross – how it all started at Lydden Hill

As rallycross celebrates its 50th anniversary this month, KentOnline speaks to the creator of the sport, television producer Robert Reed.

A clean break with rallycross tradition

Rallycross legend Will Gollop, the last British driver to win the European title, believes electric cars are the future of the sport.

Brands Hatch owners refuse to comment over British GP return

Owners of Kent race circuit Brands Hatch have refused to comment on speculation the British Grand Prix will return to the venue.


Lydden boss: We will prove organisers wrong

Lydden Hill bosses say this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship round will be the best-ever so organisers “regret their decision” to move it.


Race circuit will not close despite loss of biggest event

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rallycross champion plans to step up to Supercar

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

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

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

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

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

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

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