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Walton Champion as Clark Wins in Donington Decider

Owen Walton has been crowned the Volkswagen Racing Cup champion for 2019 after a calculated final race at Donington Park. The race itself was won by Ru Clark, his first of the season, after dicing with Martin Depper, who was also in contention for the title. Walton’s main challenger Mark Wakefield was forced to start from the pitlane, needing to...

Wakefield Wins Opening Race to take Title Fight to the Finale

The title fight will go to the final race as Mark Wakefield dominated the opening VW Racing Cup Donington Park event. The Cheshire-born Golf driver will go into the finale just two points behind Owen Walton’s Audi TT.   Mark Wakefield, from third on the grid, knew a win was essential for having a fighting chance of the title. After scything...

Ru Clark takes first pole of the year at Donington

Ruaridh Clark secured his first VW Racing Cup pole position of the year. The 19 year old surprised many with a stunning lap at Donington Park to add two points to his impressive tally. Clark completed fewer laps than any driver ensuring his tyres will be less scrubbed ahead of Race 1 at 9:35 on Sunday.   All eyes were on...

Volkswagen Racing Cup to Continue as part of British GT package for 2020

Maximum Motorsports Volkswagen Racing Cup is delighted to announce that the series will continue to support the British GT Championship for 2020, racing alongside them for all of the mainland events.   The news ensures the calendar remains stable for another year, with the season again starting at Oulton Park for the traditional Easter Holiday round on the 13th April. The...

Double for Depper as Title Fight Heads to Donington

On his return to the VW Racing Cup, Martin Depper has become the first driver in 2019 to complete the double over a weekend, once again beating Ru Clark in the second Brands Hatch race. Carrying full ballast for the reverse grid feature, Depper continued to surprise setting the fastest lap and closing the gap to Walton to 20...

Depper Wins Dramatic Opening Race from Brands Hatch

It was a third win of the season for Martin Depper as the Maximum Motorsport Scirocco broke away in the opening VW Racing Cup race of the weekend at Brands Hatch. Benefiting from action around him, the former-BTCC driver had built a substantial gap within a handful of laps, cruising to the flag.   A chaotic start to the race saw...

Turkington Triumphs at Perfect Brands Weekend

James Turkington slightly extends his TCR UK Series points lead as he led from the first lap at Brands Hatch. The Ciceley Motorsport Cupra TCR took the lead before the first corner and never looked back, heading into the final round with a 19 point lead. Turkington had started second on the grid, but made a better start than polesitter...

Maiden Victory for Neal at Brands Hatch

Henry Neal secured a well-deserved and overdue overall Dunlop Touring Car Trophy / TCR UK Series victory, taking the flag for Team Dynamics in his Honda Civic Type R. Neal had lost a place off the start, but worked his way back into second, passing James Turkington for the win. Turkington, driving for Ciceley Motorsport finished second as the...

Nick Halstead Masters Conditions for Brands Pole

Nick Halstead recorded his first ever TCR UK Series pole position, topping the Brands Hatch qualifying session with a time of 56.609 seconds. Driving the Honda Civic TCR, Halstead leads an all-Honda front row, collecting the five points. The weather had initially cleared up by the afternoon, with drivers choosing varying setups in preparation for the dry line appearing. Nick...

Docker leads class in Britcar following Oulton Round

Tim Docker was back in the Golf last weekend at Oulton Park in Britcar and enjoyed a successful weekend moving him to first in class in the championship standings.   “We managed to repeat our Donington tally at Britcar Oulton this weekend with a 1st and 2nd in Class, notching up 55 championship points to put us on 226 points, now...

Tim Docker has another great weekend in Britcar

Tim Docker was back out in his Golf last weekend at Donington and on form throughout the weekend. “It all went well for us at Britcar Donington last Saturday, 1st June; 1st in Class in Race 1, 2nd in Class in Race 2 and 8th overall in both, 55 points out of 60 available, leaving us with an extended lead...

Fox Motorsport enter Touring Car Trophy with Ginetta champion Halstead

Fox Motorsport will take on an exciting new challenge next month as they debut in the Touring Car Trophy at Donington Park. The international GT race-winning team from Maldon, Essex, have entered a Honda Civic Type R TCR in the TCR UK category for reigning Ginetta GT5 Am champion Nick Halstead. What is currently a three-round programme with the JAS Motorsport-built...

Tim Docker has eventful weekend at Brands Hatch in Britcar

Tim Docker had a great weekend at Brands Hatch in the Britcar, supported by Maximum Motorsport. Tim moved up to first in Class 4 in the Britcar standings after the successful weekend. We caught up wth Tim to get this thoughts about the experience. “With 3 meetings and 6 races behind us I’m pleased to be sitting first in Class 4...

TCT have partnered with Speed Ministry LTD as their power tester for the 2019 season.

We’re very pleased to have Speed Ministry involved in our championship and their reputation is outstanding. All testing will take place at their state of the art facility based within the grounds of the historic Mallory Park Race Circuit in Leicestershire. At the facility, all tests will be conducted on their in-house MAHA MSR-500/2 4wd dyno, which has the 2...

BTCC RACE WINNERS HMS TO RUN LEGENDARY ‘SHERMAN’ AUDI A4 FOR ALEX DAY IN BRAND NEW TCT CHAMPIONSHIP

Successful touring car squad HMS Racing will take on a new challenge in 2019 after this morning, Wednesday, 19th December, confirming a deal with former Ginetta Junior racer Alex Day to contest the brand new Touring Car Trophy with the ex-Rob Austin ‘Sherman’ Audi A4. Colchester 19-year-old Day, who has been sharing the multiple BTCC race-winning Audi A4 in the...

Team Dynamics Motorsport to enter 2019 Touring Car Trophy

The Droitwich-based motorsport specialists will be entering one of their British Touring Car 2017 NGTC spec Honda Civic Type R’s with up and coming driver Henry Neal at the wheel. James Rodgers – Team Manager at Team Dynamics commented “This is a fantastic series that has been created by Stewart Lines, providing a perfect stepping stone for young drivers who...

MaximumGroup.net Touring Car Trophy (TCT) 2019 Series

We have an exciting new race series in 2019 for Teams and Drivers at a fraction of the current Touring Car/TCR cost. Eligible cars: TCR to any specification World Touring Cars NGTC Touring Cars S2000 Touring Cars Seat Super Copa mk2 The MaximumGroup.net Touring Car Trophy (TCT) is being introduced in 2019 to run alongside the current Milltek Sport Volkswagen Cup on the British GT package...

Tim Docker increases Maximum Motorsport entry to three cars

Maximum Motorsport has announced that the team will enter three cars for this Saturday’s TCR UK meeting at Oulton Park, with Tim Docker’s Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR joining the pair of CUPRA TCR cars driven by Stewart Lines and Carl Swift. Docker acquired the Golf GTI from the Motorbase team in May and has been competing with the car in...

Lines were drawn as Carl makes a swift start

The Mighty Maximum Trio of Stewart Lines (Car 95), Carl Swift (Car 45) and Tim Docker (Car 27) were in action at Oulton Park making full use of the free practice time, putting the cars through their paces. Lines finished the session 7th, Swift 10th and Docker 11th. Docker has joined the series for this round with the Golf GTi...