Round One of the 5 Nations British Rallycross Season at Lydden Hill in Kent was full of action, excitement and a few celebrity drivers.
The 2007 British Rallycross Champion Ollie O’Donovan and his son Patrick both have their eyes set on their respective titles for the 2020 season which kicks off this weekend.
The rally and rallycross legend talks about his long and accident prone career as well as the future of Lydden Hill Race Circuit and British rallycross as a motorsport.
“I really am excited for the future of rallycross in the hands of these new promoters” Motorsport UK’s boss Hugh Chambers sees great things coming from this new British Rallycross Championship.
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John McGuinness and Sir Chris Hoy will drive Pat Doran’s Citroën C4 in selected races of the 2020 Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy Presented by Cooper Tires.
Phil Chicken is set to return to his rallycross roots and compete alongside his son in the Swift Sport Rallycross Championship this season.
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Within a family of racers came the youngest sister to claim the title of BMW Mini Rallycross Champion 2019. The Checkered Flag caught up with Drew Bellerby to find out how things have been since the win.
17-year-old Latvian Roberts Vitols will step-up to Super1600 for the 2020 BRX 5 Nations Trophy after securing a third place finish in the 2019 BRX Junior class.
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Experienced rallycross drivers Ian Flitney and Andy Grant are both looking forward to participating in the newly formed 4WD/GpB Retro class in the 2020 season starting at Lydden Hill on the August Bank Holiday Weekend.
The BMW Mini competition is finally due to get underway at Lydden Hill over the August Bank Holiday weekend (30/31 August 2020) as part of the Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy presented by Cooper Tyres