Race Report – VR Motorsport’s Praga Wins Season Opener

Tim Gray, driving the stunning VR Motorsport Praga R1T, took a convincing win in the opening round of the Championship, striding away from the field at the start, then responding to a late-race challenge. The Praga had signalled notice of intent on the early-morning Free Practice session, but in Qualifying had to give best to the new Lamborghini Huracan of car owner John Seale and pro-driver Marcus Clutton, just half a second separating the two front-row starters, which the modest Clutton put down to luck as much as anything; “I…

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Bumper entry for Britcar first round

A capacity entry of thirty six cars have entered for the first round of the 2019 Dunlop Britcar Endurance Championship, running this weekend on the Silverstone International circuit. There is plenty of potential action in stall with a revised race format this year, replacing the past where all cars would start together and those entered into the sprint car class would leave the track at the timed conclusion of their race, while those in the endurance class would continue. Now, having listened to the wishes of entrants, each championship round…

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VR Motorsport Bring Praga to the Britcar Grid

Founded in 1907, and possibly most famous for the V3S off-road truck, Praga are based in Prague in the Czech Republic. Based on the R1R road car, their R1 race car, first built in 2012, is powered by a mid-mounted Renault Sport-sourced 2 litre turbocharged inline-four cylinder engine. VR Motorsport’s Vincent Randall takes up the story “VR Motorsport started racing 10 years ago in the 750 club RGB class, running Spire and Mittell cars. In 2016 we decided to stop running multiple cars and concentrate on one more specialised car,…

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Mike Moss returns with BMW to Britcar Endurance

It doesn’t seem long ago that Mike Moss took his first racing steps in the Trackday Trophy, and in a fairly short space of time he has claimed three Britcar titles and a class win in the 2017 Silverstone 24hrs race – all in his Moss Motorsport BMW M3 E46, which last year, in the hands of Kris Prosser and Jon Watt, took the Britcar Sprint crown. Moss himself, meanwhile has been concentrating on his team’s unique BMW 1M E82, the innovative machine engineered by Moss Motorsport’s engineering associates Ash…

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More entries confirmed for 2019 Season

Following on from a successful Autosport International show is news that a further three entries have been confirmed for the 2019 Britcar Endurance Championship. Class winners and long-time campaigners Marcus Fothergill and Dave Bennett will be returning with their Bespoke Cars racing Porsche 997. No stranger to success within the Britcar ranks, they enjoyed a strong 2018 season, claiming several class wins and podiums during the season. Running a shortened season by entering four of the eight rounds will be experienced racer David Mason OBE, who will be sharing a…

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Exciting times ahead for 2019 Dunlop Endurance Championship, run by Britcar Endurance

The recent Autosport International started what looks to be a busy but exciting season ahead for Managing Director Claire Hedley and her team at Britcar Endurance. Amongst the announcements made at the show was the return of reigning champion Sarah Moore, who will be returning to the championship along with new signing Moh Ritson in in one of Tockwith Motorsport’s Ginetta G50s. They are not strangers to each other, Sarah being 17-year-old Moh’s driver coach over the past season while he competed in the BARC’s Junior Saloons category, and therefore…

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