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Snetterton 2012 race calendar is unveiled

Friday, March 9, 2012 9:42 Comments Off

Snetterton’s 2012 race events calendar has been released, with over 35 events covering cars and bikes, starting on 10 March. The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship makes its annual visit to Snetterton on 25-27 May, racing on the 3 mile 300 circuit, as Tommy Hill continues his title defence. There have been big changes amongst [...]

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Snetterton marks 60 years of competition with AMOC

Friday, September 9, 2011 10:48 Comments Off

This weekend (10-11 September 2011) the Aston Martin Owners’ Club holds a landmark meeting at Snetterton. The club has been established for 75 years and held the very first meeting at Snetterton in 1951, making it 60 years since racing engines were first heard at the Norfolk circuit. Motorsport artist and circuit historian Andrew Kitson [...]

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Snetterton unveils corner names for new circuit layouts

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 19:49 Comments Off

Legendary motorsport stars, Norfolk heroes and historical figures are among the personalities and places to be immortalised by the redeveloped Snetterton circuit, as venue owner MotorSport Vision (MSV) unveils the new corner names for the multi-configuration track. Following the announcement in Autumn 2010 of a multi-million pound transformation of the Norfolk venue into arguably the [...]

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2011 British Superbike Championship schedule announced

Monday, November 22, 2010 12:11 Comments Off

Donington Park and new Snetterton 300 circuit feature on 2011 calendar The 2011 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship calendar has been announced today by series promoters MotorSport Vision (MSV). The twelve events include a popular return to the historic Donington Park circuit, which has re-opened under the guidance of owner Kevin Wheatcroft, and the new [...]

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National Motor Racing Archive moves to Snetterton

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 11:58 Comments Off

MotorSport Vision is to become the custodian of the National Motor Racing Archive, after reaching an arrangement to take over the phenomenal efforts of creator and sole archivist Martin Hadwen and ensure the collection’s safe storage and future development. Founded by Hadwen in 1987, the National Motor Racing Archive is dedicated to the preservation of [...]

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BSB Championship contenders set for Snetterton dogfight

Friday, July 16, 2010 9:35 Comments Off

The fight to become the 2010 MCE Insurance British Superbike champion will intensify this weekend (16/17/18 July) as the title battle reaches the high-speed Snetterton circuit for a triple-header round for the first time this season. Josh Brookes and the HM Plant Honda team lead the overall standings by just four points from Worx Crescent [...]

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Pontin’s shuts Hemsby holiday camp

Monday, January 12, 2009 15:38 1 Comment

Probably the first credit-crunch casualty of the British holiday industry is Pontin’s which closed down its Hemsby holiday camp last week. Ocean Parcs, the owner of Pontin’s, blamed “declining bookings” and the need for “significant investment” as the reasons for its decision to close the Norfolk based park. This is strange news, which seems to [...]

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