Britain’s Liam Doran recently beat two time World Rally Champion Marcus Gronholm to the gold medal in the Rally Car Racing event at X Games 17. If you missed it and would like to see the X Games rookie take on the 2 times WRC champion again you’re in luck.
theCheckeredFlag.co.uk has teamed up with Lydden Hill circuit to off you a pair of tickets to the Quaife MSA British Rally Cross Championship event taking place at the Kent circuit on Bank Holiday Monday 29 August 2011.
Marcus Gronholm will be making his British Rally Cross debut and will be up against Doran once again in this exciting event.
All you need to do is head to our Facebook page and answer the simple question to be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets to the event.
Terms and conditions
– Competition closes 22 August at 23:59.
– Winner will be drawn at random from the correct entries.
Round 5 – QUAIFE MSA BRITISH RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
29th August 2011
One of the major events visiting Lydden in 2011 – The British Rallycross Championship is a highlight for all spectators young and old.
Supercars – Quaife MSA British Rallycross Championship
0-60Mph in 1.9 seconds!
Supercars is the top level of the sport and is where you will find the four-wheel drive cars for which Rallycross is best known. These are serious race cars; faster than a F1 to 60mph, the general rule of thumb is that if you need to ask how much it costs you probably can’t afford it!
Supernationals – MSA Supernational Rallycross Championship
Supernational is for two-wheel drive cars. There are few restrictions to how far these cars can be modified and tuned. There is a minimum weight limit of 800kg (including driver) and the engine must have the same number cylinders as the original car and remain in the original position.
Junior and Senior Swifts – Swift Sport Rallycross Championship & MSA Junior Rallycross Championship
Perfect starting block for Rallycross, the very popular Suzuki Swift one-make saloon class runs alongside the MSA British rallycross championship. Based on the three-door Suzuki Swift, cars in the new series use a 160bhp, 1600cc/16v engine that has tightly controlled regulations so that the cars are equal and it is driver ability that shows through. Junior racers are able to compete between the ages of 14-17. The main benefit of the junior swift car is the ability to make the transition to seniors once the maximum age of the junior driver has been reached by making a straight forward engine change from the 1300 to 1600 engine.
Hot Hatch – Hot Hatch Rallycross Championship
One of the new classes joining The British Championship in 2011. The Hot Hatch category is for 1600cc 16V production cars with model restricted to not more than 10 years old.
RX150 – RX150 Rallycross Championship
The British Championship package also includes the RX150 ‘off-road buggies’. With 150bhp and weighing less than 600kg, these 1000cc Honda-engined rear-wheel drive racers are fast! For more information visit www.rxracing.co.uk.
BMW Mini – BMW Mini Rallycross Championship
A new class for 2011, the one make ‘BMW Mini Challenge’ is a superb class that runs alongside the British Championship.
ADMISSION: Adult – £15 including camping on Sunday evening Under 12’s go free. Public gate opening times are: Monday 8am – 4pm.