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Buttkicker Britcar Endurance PPR eSeries Round 1 Report

Buttkicker Britcar Endurance PPR eSeries Round 1 Report

Britcar's E-series returns for 2021 with a new look thanks to PPR Esports and and new title sponser, ButtKicker. With five events planned for October and November, it was Donnington Park GP that started the season off with Luke Whitehead winning out a close class one...

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ButtKicker Britcar Endurance E-Series

ButtKicker Britcar Endurance E-Series

The Britcar Endurance E-Series is back for a second season of online competition, supported for this 2021 season by ButtKicker. For this second season of the sim racing competition we have employed professional sim racing organiser PPR E-Sports to run and manage the...

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2022 Trophy Calendar Update

2022 Trophy Calendar Update

Our Provisionally booked date in July at Brands has been cancelled and we are now going to Donington on the 14th August. We can also confirm our TBC venue as Silverstone Grand Prix. We are very pleased with these dates and venues. Please do not hesitate to contact us...

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Praga and Endurance Points Rundown

Praga and Endurance Points Rundown

Praga With their plans for 2022 recently announced, the inaugural championship for the Praga category reaches an exciting conclusion at Donington Park on October 23rd, and, based on the results so far, could be a three-way fight for the crown. Currently topping the...

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Trophy Dates for 2022

Trophy Dates for 2022

We are happy to announce provisional dates for our Trophy category races for 2022. DateCircuit 13th MarchSilverstone Grand Prix 23rd & 24th AprilCroft TBC 15th MaySnetterton (300) 19th JuneVenue TBC 30th or 31st JulyBrands Hatch Indy 23rd OctoberDonington Grand...

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The Ligier Returns with Young Driver Pairing for Endurance

The Ligier Returns with Young Driver Pairing for Endurance

It's been a while since we saw the Reflex Racing Ligier JS2-R in the Britcar Endurance Championship, a brief appearance at the Silverstone season-opener being the only outing this year for the 2020 class-winning machine. That changes for the closing pair of races at...

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ButtKicker Britcar Endurance E-Series

ButtKicker Britcar Endurance E-Series

The Britcar Endurance E-Series is back for a second season of online competition, supported for this 2021 season by ButtKicker. For this second season of the sim racing competition we have employed professional sim racing organiser PPR E-Sports to run and manage the...

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2022 Trophy Calendar Update

2022 Trophy Calendar Update

Our Provisionally booked date in July at Brands has been cancelled and we are now going to Donington on the 14th August. We can also confirm our TBC venue as Silverstone Grand Prix. We are very pleased with these dates and venues. Please do not hesitate to contact us...

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Trophy Race 1 Report: BMW vs Ginetta For The Overall Win

Trophy Race 1 Report: BMW vs Ginetta For The Overall Win

The overall win has always been about BMW and Ginetta this season, and this time, on Silverstone's short, tight National configuration, it was the Woodrow BMW 1-series of Simon Baker and Kevin Clarke that took the win, half a lap ahead of the peripatetic Lucky Khera,...

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Focus on Trophy for Silverstone

Focus on Trophy for Silverstone

The Trophy Championship has taken on a new complexion from mid-season, with some new competitors coming into play, and some regulars coming into form. The points table, though, reflects the old guard; in Class 1 (and overall), the Woodrow BMW 1-Series of SImon Baker,...

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Partners RACELOGIC Award Championship Winners

Partners RACELOGIC Award Championship Winners

The Motorsport Days Live show at Silverstone last weekend saw the award of VBOX HD2 systems, from Britcar partners RACELOGIC, to the overall winners of both our Endurance and Trophy Championships. Lead photo shows Trophy winners Simon Baker and Ollie Reuben with Jon...

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Trophy Race 1 Report: Solo Van Nederveen On The Money

Trophy Race 1 Report: Solo Van Nederveen On The Money

Axel Van Nederveen confirmed his credentials, and that of driver coach Adriano Medeiros, by taking the Race 1 win after a fine solo drive in the Datum Motorsport Ginetta G56A. It might have gone another way though, but for a glitch in the Woodrow Motorsport BMW...

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Trophy Race 2 Report: Woodrow BMW Back on Top

Trophy Race 2 Report: Woodrow BMW Back on Top

Simon Baker and Kevin Clarke, in the Woodrow Motorsport BMW 1-Series, took a convincing win in Race 2, finishing nearly a lap ahead of the opposition, who had an epic battle for the podium places. Baker took the lead from the rolling start, with Mark Lee's Ginetta...

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Championship Battles Move On to Brands Hatch

Championship Battles Move On to Brands Hatch

The Goodyear Britcar championships return to the challenging Brands Hatch Indy circuit on July 31st/August 1st. In the Endurance Championship, the Pragas have ruled over the last few rounds, but will the tighter confines favour the GT3 machines, while in the Trophy...

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Britcar Championship Plans Already Under Way for 2022

While Britcar is enjoying the best season in it's history, the organising team are not resting on their laurels, and though it's only halfway through the 2021 season, we are already formulating some very exciting plans for a yet more competitive season in 2022 along...

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Trophy Race 2 Report: Van Nederveen and Medeiros Triumph Again

Trophy Race 2 Report: Van Nederveen and Medeiros Triumph Again

Race 2 saw another win for Axel Van Nederveen and Adriano Medeiros in the Datum Motorsport Ginetta G56A, again with a gap of over half a minute to the second-place car, which this time was Mark Lee's same-spec Ginetta, though the race was a very different story from...

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Glorious Silverstone GP to Welcome Big Grids

Glorious Silverstone GP to Welcome Big Grids

The Britcar Championships head for the glorious Silverstone GP circuit this coming weekend and the lure of racing on the full configuration has proved popular amongst competitors, with a massive grid of over 43 cars for Sunday's Trophy races, and several returnees...

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Oulton Park: An Alternative View

Oulton Park: An Alternative View

Angus Martin is studying Sports Journalism at the University of Plymouth, and Britcar invited him along to Oulton Park for work experience, and to boost our media team. We think his first stab at a race report is a cracking job, and publish it in full, unedited, here....

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Praga On Cloud 9 with Double Victory for Praga Racing Academy

Praga On Cloud 9 with Double Victory for Praga Racing Academy

Adventurer, explorer and ex-SAS officer, Jay Morton, scaled a new peak last weekend as an R1 Guest Driver in the Praga Racing Academy team as he won his first (and then second) race in just his 9th and 10th competitive outings. Partnering with pro-driver Angus Fender...

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Endurance Race 1 Report: Motus One Won Race 1

Endurance Race 1 Report: Motus One Won Race 1

They have been consistent podium finishers so far this season, and on the Oulton Park Island configuration, the pairing of Dave Scaramanga and Will Powell took their first Endurance category win in the Motus One with Moorgate McLaren 650S, an impressive performance...

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Nicole Drought Returns to Britcar with Motus One

Nicole Drought Returns to Britcar with Motus One

After a successful test at Oulton Park in Cheshire last week, Nicole Drought has signed a deal to return to the Britcar Endurance Series with the Silverstone based Motus One team. Nicole will race in class four, where she took three wins in 2020, but this time she...

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Britcar Newsletter

Britcar Newsletter

What a start to the 2021 season! Massive grids, exciting racing, and while we have seen some front runners serve notice of intent in our Endurance and Trophy categories - a clear run of class wins in Endurance for the Lamborghini Huracan of John Seale and Jamie...

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Trophy Race 1 Report: The Gap Closes

Trophy Race 1 Report: The Gap Closes

Simon Baker and Ollie Reuben took the Woodrow Motorsport BMW 1M to it's third win of the season in Race 1 at Snetterton, though it was closer-run thing than the opening rounds at Silverstone. Fair play to experienced historic racer Reuben, who was having his first...

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Trophy Race 2 Report: A Wake-Up Call to Win

Trophy Race 2 Report: A Wake-Up Call to Win

It was Simon Baker and Ollie Reuben again taking the win in the Woodrow Motorsport BMW 1M in Race 2 at Snetterton, and this time it was an even closer finish, with Mark Lee's Ginetta G56A poised to snatch victory. With Jas Sapra's BMW missing from the front row of the...

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Trophy Race 2 Report: The Winners Take It All – Again

Trophy Race 2 Report: The Winners Take It All – Again

OK, same overall and class winners as Race 1, but a different story for those behind. Simon Baker and Kevin Clarke took the spoils again, and this time it was Clarke taking the start in the Woodrow BMW 1-Series, with Lucky Khera's E46 falling in behind, and Mark Lee's...

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Trophy Race 1 Report: Baker Warms up BMW For Clarke Win

Trophy Race 1 Report: Baker Warms up BMW For Clarke Win

Simon Baker and Kevin Clarke realised the avowed intention of Woodrow Motorsport's Ed Platt in the season-opening Trophy race at Silverstone; "We've built a car to win the Trophy Championship" Platt had proclaimed of the BMW 1-series at a pre-season test...

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Endurance Race 1 Report: Stanley Seals the Victory

Endurance Race 1 Report: Stanley Seals the Victory

John Seale and Jamie Stanley took a convincing win in the season-opener at Silverstone, their JMH-run Lamborghini Huracan finishing a lap ahead of the beefy Nissan GT3 of Richard Wheeler and reigning champion Danny Harrison. Seale started the Lambo from pole, and was...

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Endurance Race 2 Report: Repeat Victory for Seale and Stanley

Endurance Race 2 Report: Repeat Victory for Seale and Stanley

John Seale and Jamie Stanley once again swept the board in Race 2, their JMH-run Lamborghini Huracan crossing the line a lap ahead of the Fox Transport Nissan GT3 of Richard Wheeler and Danny Harrison (far-left of photo). The race, though, was marred by second corner...

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Stanley Steals Pole on Fresh Rubber

Stanley Steals Pole on Fresh Rubber

The fight for pole was all about Abbie Eaton and Jamie Stanley; they had traded places at the top of the timing screens early in the session, Stanley's JMH-run Lamborghini Huracan on old rubber letting the Grand Tour's Eaton hold provisional pole for the Praga...

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Endurance Race 1 Quick Report: Super Stanley Seals Success

Endurance Race 1 Quick Report: Super Stanley Seals Success

Jamie Stanley steered John Seale's JMH-run Lamborghini Huracan to a convincing win in the Britcar Endurance season-opener at Silverstone, finishing a clear lap ahead of the next Endurance runner, the Nissan GT3 of Richard Wheeler and Danny Harrison. Seale, starting...

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Newbarn Racing Back with Even More Appetite

Newbarn Racing Back with Even More Appetite

After having learnt a lot in their first season together as a team, the team of enthusiasts at Newbarn Racing are back for their second season with their Jaguar F Type. Last year's covid interrupted season meant that their debut into Britcar was hampered by a lack of...

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Let’s Go Racing!

Let’s Go Racing!

At last, the 2021 Britcar season gets under way this coming weekend, on the Silverstone International circuit, and what an entry we've got! A total of 84 cars - count them, 84 - over three championships will fill the Silverstone pits and paddock, ensuring Britcar's...

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Jimmy Joins Jem for Inaugural Praga Cup

Jimmy Joins Jem for Inaugural Praga Cup

Thursday 1st April, Manchester - Praga Cars (Praga) today confirms the latest dynamic driver pairing as part of Praga's Guest Driver programme within the 2021 Britcar Endurance Championship. 2020 Britcar Endurance Champion, Jem Hepworth, will emerge from the Praga pit...

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Ex-Porsche Pair up for TCR Action

Ex-Porsche Pair up for TCR Action

Club racing regulars Nick Hull and Richard Avery are changing tack this season, and will contest the Britcar Endurance Championship in a SEAT TCR machine. The pair, both individually and together, have up to now sampled success in the BRSCC Porsche Championship for 10...

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Refreshed GTR BMW Back for Wells and Steward

Refreshed GTR BMW Back for Wells and Steward

Nathan Wells made an impressive Britcar Endurance debut in 2021, though his BMW E46 GTR was dogged with mechanical issues, so he is back for 2021 to prove a point, with Mark Steward, who has an impressive history of racing Tigers, Minis, Caterhams, and Chevrons, as...

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Albutts’ Aston has an Appetite for Success

Albutts’ Aston has an Appetite for Success

Father and son duo Mark and Dale Albutt will contest the Britcar Endurance Championship in 2021, after a one-off appearance at Silverstone last year whetted their appetites. Their Aston Martin Vantage GT4 will be run by Dale's newly-formed Triple M Automotive team,...

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