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How Competitive Karting Helped Me Prepare for Racing

Karting is a well-established starting point for most people looking to get into motorsport. But there’s a big difference between just frequently racing karts, and competing in a structured championship. You learn far more doing the latter than you realise. This blog looks at the benefits. What To Look For First of all, let’s be clear about what I mean by a “structured championship”. You should be looking for a club or venue that runs a series of organised races,…

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2019 Calendar Revealed

We recently got our first look at the 2019 calendar for the BRSCC Mazda MX-5 Championship. As last year, it features 24 races across 8 circuits, with the season starting in March and finishing in October. But there’s been a few key changes from last year’s calendar, so let’s take a look at them. The biggest change is the addition of Pembrey to the calendar in place of Rockingham. Pembrey is a circuit I know absolutely nothing about, so that’ll…

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First Shakedown Run of the New Car

Earlier this month, drivers Toby Owen and James Burling got to drive the team’s new MX-5 race car for the first time. The first shakedown run was at Donington Park, a well-known circuit that would provide a good test of all attributes of the car. Report by Toby Owen So, after laying all of the ground work for a tilt at the 2019 MX-5 Championship and acquiring an old race car, it was time to finally get behind the wheel!…

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