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Finlay scores podium finish on Factory ZipKart debut

Finlay Lines started his new era as a Factory Zipkart driver in style after taking a podium finish on his debut for the team last weekend at Kimbolton. Having made the decision to move to the Factory Zipkart team mid-season, ahead of round six of the Hunts Kart Racing Club championship, Finlay faced new challenges as he got to grips...

Finlay takes top-five finish in second round of Wera Tools British Kart Championship

The second round of the Wera Tools British Kart Championships took place at Larkhall in Scotland last weekend, where Finlay Lines finished as the top rookie driver for the second event in a row. Against a talented field of 34 drivers, Finlay struggled in qualifying on Saturday, after contact from one of his teammates left the Synergy Racing Developments driver...

Finlay takes second Whilton Mill podium of the season

Finlay enjoyed his return to Whilton Mill Kart Club at the end of May, after scoring his second podium of the season at the Northamptonshire venue, in round five of the FastR WMKC Championship. The Synergy Racing Developments driver started in 19th place for the heat one grid, where he got to work and made his way through the field,...

Finlay Lines: TVKC Classic Cup Winner!

Maximum Motorsport driver Finlay Lines took his first win of the year in the Trent Valley Karting Club Classic Cup, competing at PF International kart circuit over the Bank Holiday weekend. To make sure that he gave himself the best chance possible to be near the front in every heat, Finlay finished the qualifying session on Saturday in third place...

Lines and Spires recover to take TCR podium during opening BEC encounter at Silverstone

Stewart Lines and teammate Anton Spires took a hard-earned podium in the first round of the brand new British Endurance Championship. Competing in a Volkswagen Golf GTi TCR in Class E on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, seat time for both drivers was limited due to various red flag interruptions during practice. Starting second in class and seventeenth overall in what...

Finlay scores first podium of the season on WMKC return

Finlay Lines followed up his top-five finish from his January visit to Whilton Mill, by taking his first podium finish of the year in the second round of the Whilton Mill Kart Club Championship. Starting in twenty-seventh place on the grid for the first heat of the weekend, the Synergy Racing Developments driver made his way through the field to...

Maximum Motorsport to provide support to the British Endurance Championship for 2022

Maximum Motorsport is pleased to announce that it will provide support for this year’s inaugural British Endurance Championship, focusing on the TCR class. The arrangement means that the UK TCR rights-holder becomes the official parts supplier to competitors running CUPRA, Audi and Volkswagen models in the championship. Maximum Motorsport is the officially appointed promoter for the TCR brand in the UK...

Finlay Lines scores top five finish at opening SKRC round

After getting his season underway at Kimbolton at the start of the year, Finlay was back in action last weekend for round one of the Shennington Kart Racing Club at Shennington Kart Club. The Synergy Racing Developments driver began well in heat one, taking a top three finish before going to take a top four finish in heat two from...

Finlay Lines takes home the BKC Winter Cup Honda Cadet win at Whilton Mill

Finlay Lines enjoyed a fantastic end to the 2021 Bambino Kart Club season after winning the Honda Cadet class in the Winter Cup held at Whilton Mill Kart Club in Northamptonshire last weekend. The works Synergy Racing Developments driver finished in fourth place in class during the qualifying race on Saturday before taking the heat one win later on in...

Tom Walker Memorial Trophy returns to Donington Park for season finale

Organisers of the Maximum Networks Volkswagen Racing Cup incorporating the Goodyear Touring Car Trophy and TCR UK are pleased to announce the third running of the Tom Walker Memorial Trophy. As it has done in the past, the competition for this prestigious award will take place at Donington Park, with this year’s qualifying event hosted by the sixth and final...

Jack Depper fired up and ready for title challenge in VW Racing Cup

While 2021 marks the fourth season that Jack Depper’s name will appear on the Maximum Motorsport Volkswagen Racing Cup entry lists, the 21-year-old from Birmingham is intending to make this year count more than any other and aiming for nothing less than the championship title when the action kicks off at Silverstone on 25th April.

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Global Go! continues its support for 2021

National personal and business vehicle rental provider Global Go! will continue its support for the Maximum Motorsport promoted campaigns this season: Goodyear Touring Car Trophy incorporating TCR UK, Maximum Networks Volkswagen Racing Cup and Milltek Sport Civic Cup.

Double for Depper as Championship Heads to Final Race

An emotional second win in as many races was a blessing for Jack Depper, who has stamped his authority upon his return to the Volkswagen Racing Cup. Starting sixth in the reverse grid proceedings, the Birmingham-based driver continued his perfect run of races at Donington Park.

Max Hart secures Maiden Win as Henry Neal Crowned TCT Champion

A golden weekend at Donington Park concluded with Henry Neal sealing the overall Dunlop Touring Car Trophy. The Team Dynamics racer kept his head to keep key rival Lewis Kent at bay in the final race of the year. His efforts were enough to see him also take home the Sunoco Award for fastest lap over the weekend, with...

Depper’s Record Historic 1-2 for Father-Son Duo

It would be a maiden Volkswagen Racing Cup win for Jack Depper. His battle through the order was made sweeter as his father and ex-BTCC racer, Martin Depper, joined him on the rostrum, concluding a spectacular return to the championship for the 2019 front-runners.

Young driver Finlay Lines gets first result in Honda Cadets

With the race season now up and running and the British Touring Car Championship returning in August, Maximum Motorsport have a change to the driver line up in their Ginetta SuperCup squad which supports the BTCC. Former British GT racer, Luke Williams replaces Lee Deegan in the second Ginetta alongside Stewart Lines.

Championships Update

In these 'different' times we are all trying to get back to normality as quickly as possible and as far as our championship and motorsport activity is concerned, we are working hard behind the scenes to make sure we can hit the tracks running as soon as the restrictions are lifted. Because things appear to be changing on a daily...

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...