Classic BTCC – Knockhill

With a handful of drivers seperated by almost nothing in the standings, the 2011 British Touring Car Championship is shaping up nicely with four rounds to go, and the next stop for the series will be to Scotland and Knockhill circuit – a small ribbon of road that offers arguably one of the most exciting events on the calendar as these classic races should prove.

2006, race 2 – Giovanardi’s gutsy defence for Vauxhall’s 100th win

The second race at Knockhill in 2006 was one of the most memorable at the circuit, lead away by the Vauxhall of Fabrizio Giovanardi, both still without a win that year in what was the Italian’s first season. But the way he had to hang onto the lead kept everyone on the edge of their seats…

(Originally uploaded to Youtube by )

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Gilham forced out for the rest of the season

Triple Eight racing’s Tony Gilham has been forced to cut his debut British Touring Car season short after six rounds following budget concerns that have plagued him behind the scenes throughout the year.

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Dominant Lynn sweeps at Silverstone

Fortec were on fire at Silverstone

Alex Lynn was again untouchable as he made it 10 wins in the 2011 Formula Renault UK 2.0 Championship with another fine double win at the World Series by Renault supporting event at the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit.

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King denied as Ellinas and Lynn win Snetterton thrillers, Lynn excluded from Croft race two win

Lynn still lead the points despite exclusion from Croft win

Alex Lynn continued his run towards the Formula Renault UK title with another victory at Snetterton last weekend, but was part of a tangle late in race one that cruelly denied Jordan King a maiden win.

The big news however was that Lynn had been stripped of his race two win at Croft in June for an oil infringement. 

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Jelley does the double to move into the championship lead

Stephen Jelley did a clean sweep in the Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain events at Snetterton’s new 300 circuit last weekend to steal the championship lead from James Sutton. Read the rest of this entry »

Morris wins two more spectacular Junior battles

Seb Morris picked up yet another double win in rounds 11 and 12 of the 2011 Ginetta Junior championship at Snetterton, but they were certainly two of his hardest wins of the year so far.

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Breeze, Freke, Morgan all share Snetterton Ginetta spoils

Carl Breeze maintained his lead in the Ginetta GT Supercup championship after three solid results including a win at his local track at Snetterton in Norfolk last weekend.

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Dixon and Smith win rough Snetterton rounds, Rivett hangs onto series lead

Dixon briefly took the series lead back

The AirAsia Renault Clio Cup UK championship saw two entertaining races last weekend at the new Snetterton 300 circuit, with James Dixon and Aron Smith claiming a win apiece, but both also picking up a DNF each.

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In case you missed it: Plato and Neal’s race 1 collision

After a long summer break, it took ONE corner for the two big rivals to come to blows. So here is the moment when championship leader Matt Neal was ‘helped’ into a spin at the start of race one at Snetterton, for which Plato was fined:

(Current championship standings also below)

(Originally uploaded on Youtube by on 7 Aug 2011)

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Jackson claims fourth reverse-grid win to steal series lead

Race three was a familiar story as Mat Jackson took the victory in the final race of the day for the fourth time of the season, taking the championship lead as an added bonus.

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