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22nd April

 

4th April 2017

Motorsport TV will be showing our races from Brands Hatch (March 25/26) over two programmes. The first will be on Saturday April 29th at 12.25 and the second will be on Saturday May 6th at 11.55

 

13th February 2017

The winter rebuilds are in full swing. Joe and Ben at Hart power are working hard to get the new engine/turbo/restrictor sorted for the Escort. This year we have been pegged back even further with a 50 mm restrictor, which is requiring a lot of thought to resolve. Everything was stripped off the car straight after Mallory Park. The calipers have been checked and re-sealed at Techcraft, the gearbox went back to Quaife for a check over, the body panels have been repaired and painted by Luke at Chappell Coachworks. The prop shafts have been balanced and checked at JW Engineering and Phil Stewart has checked the front differential.

Meanwhile the Honda Integra has been worked on as well. Dave at Boss Racing has stripped and checked the engine. Glen at GTS has sorted out the gearbox problem, whilst Mark at Brise has found an issue with the alternator. Could this be the cause of last yearís problems? The engine is now back in the Honda so it wonít be long before we are out testing, although the ECU will need to be programmed first.

Our first meeting is at Brands Hatch on March 25/26, so not long to go now. Just one more win and we hit 600!

 

 

8th December 2016

 

7th November 2016

 

24th July 2016

Good News !

Our fuel test was all OK. 99.4% fully legal on all aspects.

 

28th February 2016

Just four weeks until the first meeting of the year. Already the registrations and entries are looking good. In class A of the Quaife Motorsport News saloons we have Andy Banham (Subaru), Alex Sidwell (Holden Commodore), Rick May (BMW V8), Martyn Scott (BMW E30), Marcus Bicknell (Ford Mustang V8), Luke Reade (BMW Mini turbo), Dan Cowan (Ford Sierra RS500) and Steve Dann (VW Golf turbo) all eager to give Rod a run for his money.

In the Cannons Tin Tops, class T2 looks like being very popular this year. Joining our Bevan prepared Honda Integra will be the Honda Civics of Graham Richardson, Daniel Fisher and Chris Whiteman, the MGZR of Terry Searles, the Renault Clios of Vince Wheeler and James Alford, the Proton Satria of Daniel Adams, the Ford Focus of Phil Usher, the Ford Puma of Adrian Matthews and the VW Golf of lady racer Kelly Dann. Yes Steve Dannís wife is having a go this year and we all wish her the best of luck.

 

19th January 2016

Big THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me in the Courier Group Sport Awards.

I finished as runner up to a Decathlete in the Sports person of the South East category

 

4th November

100 wins for the Escort on Brands Hatch Indy Circuit.

 

19th May 2014

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9th January 2014

Congratulations to Rod who finished second in the Kent sports star of the year awards. The annual event is sponsored by the Courier newspaper group and features many local sports people from a wide variety of sports. This yearís event was held in Tonbridge at the K college, and the awards were presented by Helen Grant MP, minister for sport, and former England footballer Gary Stevens.

 

 

 

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