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Final Pre-Season Test at Snetterton

This week we performed our final shakedown run of the car ahead of the 2019 season. The venue was Snetterton circuit, the longest track on the calendar and one that featured just about every type of corner and a very long straight, allowing us to test all aspects of the car’s performance. It’s been a challenging winter. The car I originally bought needed more work doing to it than we initially realised, and it’s taken a good deal more time…

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Go4itMX5 Racing to provide trackside support in 2019

We are pleased to be working with Go4itMX5 Racing this year at the trackside during race events. The first year in any sport can be a steep learning curve, so we have partnered with Martin Tolley and his experienced team of technicians to help us learn the ropes. They will also be on-hand to help us out with any repairs or troubleshooting between races if things don’t go to plan. Team Principal Toby Owen said: “Martin has already helped us…

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How much does it cost? Part 2 – Gearing Up

As with any sport, you can only participate in motorsport if you have the right kit. Getting kitted out is costly but necessary, so you’ll need to budget for racewear and safety devices as part of the cost of your first season of racing. This article will give you a good idea of what to expect, but also how to buy smart and get the best deal. The Kit List Racewear falls into 3 categories: the head & neck, the…

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How much does it cost? Part 1 – Obtaining your license

This series of blogs looks at the cost of going motor racing. Motorsport is an expensive hobby, but the exact costs are sometimes hard to come by. I hope to be able to help drivers who are new to racing understand exactly what they’re letting themselves in for, by providing a detailed breakdown of costs. This first instalment looks at what you can expect to spend just to get yourself qualified to race. Before you go racing, you’ll need to…

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