Pit Lane News
Race and rally reporting and news about who is racing what, where and when from the classic racing scene.
The Historic Sports Car Club’s season continued at the Croft circuit in North Yorkshire over the weekend (3/4 August) as nine of the Club’s categories provided some entertaining racing during the annual Retro and Classic Weekend.
Silverstone Classic was another marathon weekend of superb historic motorsport, marred somewhat by the extremes in weather which descended on Silverstone over the weekend – with sweltering 40′ heat on Thursday for set-up and testing, and then torrential down pours on Saturday morning’s feature races.
This weekend’s sizzling Silverstone Classic (26-28 July) is looking to be the biggest and best yet – with so much scheduled we bring you a quick ‘must not miss’ guide to help you through this marathon classic motor racing festival.
The Historic Sports Car Club will provide the grids for six of the races at this weekend’s Silverstone Classic (July 26-28) as the Club’s Historic Formula 2, Classic Formula 3 and Thundersports series feature at the biggest historic racing festival of the season.
Motor Racing Legends is gearing up for an impressive show at the forthcoming Silverstone Classic event (July 26-28) where multiple celebrations have resulted in a fabulous entry line-up across four packed grids.
The Historic Sports Car Club today announced that Richard Attwood has accepted the position of Patron-in-Chief for the Club.
Soaring temperatures were a major feature of the Historic Sports Car Club’s Legends of Brands Hatch meeting over the weekend (29/30 June) as a busy 17-race schedule delivered some outstanding racing on the fabulous Grand Prix circuit.
Last weekend was the famous Brooklands Double Twelve Festival featuring a number of Driving Tests where cars had to negotiate all kinds of courses set up on the historic site while over at the neighbouring Mercedes-Benz World, drivers had to compete for the fastest times in the Speed Trials.
Charles Barter and Jeremy Clark emerged from Cadwell Park with a 70s Road Sports victory each after the Historic Sports Car Club Wolds Trophy meeting (15/16 June).
A £50,000 fund has been launched today (11 June) to create a permanent memorial to Welsh Formula 1 driver Tom Pryce in his hometown of Denbigh.
Stewart Whyte was the toast of the Historic Sports Car Club Dunlop Saloon Car Cup during the second race weekend of the season at the Masters Race Weekend at Donington Park (June 8/9).
With so many events on the summer, you can be forgiven for missing a few, but last weekend’s Thruxton Motorsport Celebration was a fabulous affair. One to save the date for 2020.