Posts Tagged ‘brands hatch’

Nigel Mansell, Brands Hatch and The Beaujolais Run to celebrate 60 years of F1

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 10:11 Comments Off

The Beaujolais Run, a unique charity driving experience, has announced that Nigel Mansell OBE will launch its 38th event at the iconic Brands Hatch circuit in Kent on Tuesday 16 November. The Beaujolais Run is a navigational shootout through a cryptic checkpoint course, which begins at a location in the UK and ends in deepest [...]

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Halloween truck racing spooktacular at Brands Hatch

Thursday, October 21, 2010 10:59 1 Comment

Brands Hatch is revving up for a bevy of ‘spooktacular’ entertainment this Halloween (Sunday 31 October), as the monstrous machines of the British Truck Racing Championship arrive at the West Kingsdown circuit for their 2010 season finale. These five tonne powerhouses boast 1,000bhp and are capable of reaching speeds of up to 100mph, lapping the [...]

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The Stig set for Touring Car debut at Brands Hatch

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 17:22 Comments Off

Ben Collins – the driver formerly known as ‘The Stig’ – will make his touring car race debut with Airwaves BMW in the final round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch, the team’s home circuit, next weekend (October 9/10). In a career spanning 15 years, Collins has raced in a [...]

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Ex-Formula 1 stars to race at Brands Hatch

Saturday, August 28, 2010 9:50 Comments Off

A quartet of legendary F1 drivers will compete at Brands Hatch next weekend (Saturday 4 September), when the new VW Scirocco Cup supports the DTM German Touring Car Championship at the Kent circuit. Martin Brundle, Johnny Herbert, Derek Bell and Mark Blundell will make a one-off appearance during the series’ UK debut, which features identical [...]

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British Touring Cars head to Brands Hatch this Bank Holiday

Thursday, April 29, 2010 10:09 Comments Off

Brands Hatch is gearing up for an almighty battle when the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship arrives at the West Kingsdown circuit this May Bank Holiday weekend (1/2 May) for a trio of races on the Grand Prix circuit. The Bank Holiday showdown marks the BTCC’s return to the Brands Hatch GP circuit following [...]

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Truck Superprix heads to Brands Hatch

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 10:57 Comments Off

The heavyweights of the motor racing world return to Brands Hatch for the first of two meetings in 2010 on 17 – 18 April. These 1,000bhp beasts have to be seen to be believed as they race to 100mph faster than a Porsche 911! Once again Stuart Oliver will be the man to beat – [...]

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MCE British Superbike Championship starts Easter weekend

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 14:21 Comments Off

The 2010 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship kicks off at Brands Hatch on Easter weekend – the first time to see all the new rider and team line ups in the flesh! The new season is already gearing up to be an epic, with former World and British champion Neil Hodgson making his much-anticipated return [...]

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