MOTORSPORT: Robinson on course

10:30am Friday 23rd August 2013

DEFENDING champion Matthew Robinson suffered a first final defeat of the season in the Cheshire Kart Racing Club’s Senior Rotax Max class on Sunday.

MOTORSPORT: Happy birthday Oulton Park

12:00pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

THE annual Oulton Park Gold Cup event for historic cars this weekend celebrates 60 years since the Cheshire circuit hosted its inaugural race in 1953.

MOTORSPORT: A champion again

5:00pm Wednesday 21st August 2013

A KINSGMEAD teenager raced to double success at the National Schools’ Karting Association British Sprint Championship in Dorset.

British GT: Speedworks drivers seek change in fortune

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport pair Piers and Ron Johnson were on track at Oulton Park on Saturday morning. Picture: Matt Sayle Photography

12:00pm Saturday 7th April 2012

RON Johnson is hoping that patience will pay dividend for Speedworks Motorsport in this season’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Oulton Park set for first headline event of motorsport season

Northwich Guardian: The Avon Tyres British GT Championship starts at Oulton Park this weekend.

11:20am Saturday 7th April 2012

OULTON Park hosts its first headline event of the new season this weekend when the British F3 and GT Championships arrive for their customary curtain-raiser.

Touring Cars: Speedworks ‘better placed’ to succeed

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport hope time spent testing on track over the winter will be well-spent. Picture: Matt Sayle Photography

4:03pm Monday 19th March 2012

SPEEDWORKS hope extra time on track will help get their cars to race faster when the Dunlop British Touring Car Championship season starts next month.

Touring Cars: Hughes targets a first points finish

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes returns to the BTCC for 2012 in a Speedworks-prepared Toyota Avensis. Picture: Matt Sayle.

3:15pm Monday 19th March 2012

TONY Hughes hopes to reward himself with a bottle of bubbly should he achieve his race target in the British Touring Car Championship this season.

Touring Cars: ITV to screen every BTCC race

Northwich Guardian: Steve Rider will once more front ITV Sport's coverage of the British Touring Car Championshipin 2012. Picture: BTCC/Jakob Ebrey.

2:11pm Monday 19th March 2012

A NORTHWICH race team’s progress on track will be broadcast live on television this season.

Touring Cars: Speedworks help boost 2012 grid

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes returns to the BTCC for 2012 in a Speedworks-prepared Toyota Avensis. Picture: Matt Sayle.

1:42pm Monday 19th March 2012

SPEEDWORKS Motorsport’s two cars will help to swell the starting grid for the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship’s opener at Brands Hatch next month.

Touring Cars: BTCC chance is a big one, says Morgan

Northwich Guardian: An artist's impression of Adam Morgan's Toyota Avensis, to be prepared by Speedworks for the forthcoming Dunlop MSA British Touring Cars Championship.

3:20pm Thursday 2nd February 2012

SPEEDWORKS Motorsport today gave a first glimpse of the livery for their newest Toyota Avensis to be driven by Adam Morgan this season.

Touring Cars: Hughes confirms second season with Speedworks

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes in action behind the wheel of Speedworks' Toyota Avensis at Snetterton last season. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

2:30pm Thursday 26th January 2012

TONY Hughes will return for a second season in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Cars Championship with Northwich outfit Speedworks.

British GT: Double-header for season opener at Oulton Park

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport's Corvette Z06R in action at Silverstone last season. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

1:30pm Thursday 26th January 2012

OULTON Park hosts the now traditional curtain-raiser to the Avon Tyres British GT Championship campaign this Easter.

TOURING CARS: Speedworks happy with Thompson test

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport driver Tony Hughes checks in with James Thompson at Donington Park yesterday. Picture: Matt Sayle Photography

3:25pm Friday 16th December 2011

TWO times former British Touring Car Championship winner James Thompson drove Speedworks Motorsport's Toyota Avensis at Donington Park on Thursday.

TOURING CARS: Mixed fortune for Speedworks in race two at Silverstone

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes in action at Brands Hatch in his Speedworks Motorsport-prepared Toyota Avensis. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

3:57pm Sunday 16th October 2011

SPORTS writer Andrew Simpson rounds up the best of the action from race two at Silverstone in the British Touring Car Championship's final round.

TOURING CARS: Top 20 finish is encouraging start for Speedworks

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes' profile will be raised on his debut in the British Touring Car Championship in 2011.

1:25pm Sunday 16th October 2011

SPORTS writer Andrew Simpson reports from Silverstone on the first race of the final British Touring Car Championship round of the season.

TOURING CARS: Speedworks are proud of progress in maiden season

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes was 16th in race two at Donington Park, his best finish to date. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

1:30pm Friday 14th October 2011

Sports writer Andrew Simpson previews the British Touring Car Championship's final round at Silverstone this weekend.

BRITISH GT: Speedworks hope to sign off on a high

Northwich Guardian: Piers and Ron Johnson spent the British GT Championship's opening round learning about the car. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

4:53pm Thursday 6th October 2011

SPEEDWORKS Motorsport will target a season-best result in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship’s final race at Silverstone this weekend.

TOURING CARS: Speedworks set for series return

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes finished two of the three races on his BTCC debut at Brands Hatch. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

4:44pm Friday 30th September 2011

SPEEDWORKS Motorsport returns to the track at which it made history earlier this year when the British Touring Car Championship resumes this weekend.

BRITISH GT: Speedworks hope for better luck at Donington

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport's Corvette Z06R is part of a huge British GT field at Brands Hatch this weekend. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

3:05pm Friday 23rd September 2011

A NORTHWICH team hopes this weekend’s round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship brings them better luck than the last one, writes Andrew Simpson.

Superstock 600: Big weekend for Behan at Donington

Northwich Guardian: Connor Behan in action at Cadwell Park on August Bank Holiday weekend. Picture: Glynne Lewis.

5:19pm Friday 9th September 2011

NORTHWICH rider Connor Behan can boost his title hopes if he goes well at Donington Park this weekend.

Superstock 600: Brilliant Behan celebrates race win

Northwich Guardian: Connor Behan, 19, was a race-winner in the Metzeler National Superstock 600 Championship at Brands Hatch on Sunday. Picture: Glynne Lewis.

10:07am Monday 8th August 2011

CONNOR Behan closed the gap to title favourite Keith Farmer at the top of the points standings after a brilliant race win at Brands Hatch on Sunday.

British GT: Speedworks Corvette back in action at Brands

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport's Corvette Z06R is part of a huge British GT field at Brands Hatch this weekend. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

5:51pm Thursday 16th June 2011

TEAM principal Christian Dick is confident Speedworks Motorsport’s Corvette can stand out from their rivals in this weekend’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship third round.

TOURING CARS: Speedworks to sit out Croft round

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport's Toyota Avensis, with Tony Hughes behind the wheel, starts tomorrow's first race from the back row. Picture: Tim Williams.

12:30pm Monday 13th June 2011

SPEEDWORKS Motorsport has ruled out racing at this weekend’s British Touring Car Championship round in favour of finding a fix for its car’s steering problem.

TOURING CARS: Success for Speedworks at Oulton Park

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport's Tony Hughes enjoyed his best weekend to date at Oulton Park. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

12:03pm Monday 6th June 2011

Andrew Simpson reviews an encouraging weekend's work for Speedworks Motorsport in the British Touring Car Championship's fourth round at Oulton Park.

TOURING CARS: Best finish yet for improving Hughes

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport's Toyota Avensis, with Tony Hughes behind the wheel, starts tomorrow's first race from the back row. Picture: Tim Williams.

3:44pm Sunday 5th June 2011

SPEEDWORKS Motorsport celebrated a season-best finish to date in the second Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship race of the day at Oulton Park.

TOURING CARS: Season best result for Hughes

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes' profile will be raised on his debut in the British Touring Car Championship in 2011.

2:06pm Sunday 5th June 2011

KNUTSFORD driver Tony Hughes matched his best result of the season to date in Sunday’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship opener at Oulton Park.

TOURING CARS: Speedworks car continues to improve

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport's Toyota Avensis, with Tony Hughes behind the wheel, starts tomorrow's first race from the back row. Picture: Tim Williams.

4:30pm Saturday 4th June 2011

SPEEDWORKS Motorsport’s car clocked its fastest lap of the day in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship’s qualifying session at Oulton Park.

TOURING CARS: Hughes goes faster

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes was 16th in race two at Donington Park, his best finish to date. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

2:25pm Saturday 4th June 2011

Andrew Simpson reports on the second free practice session of the British Touring Car Championship round at Oulton Park.

TOURING CARS: Solid start for Speedworks

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes' profile will be raised on his debut in the British Touring Car Championship in 2011.

11:54am Saturday 4th June 2011

Sports writer Andrew Simpson is at Oulton Park for this weekend's Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship fourth round.

TOURING CARS: Neal tips champion to shine

Northwich Guardian: Widnes ace Paul O'Neill is hoping for a return to form at Oulton Park this weekend. Picture: Matt Sayle.

10:00am Thursday 2nd June 2011

THE Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship makes its annual visit to Oulton Park this weekend.

TOURING CARS: Speedworks target steady progress

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes has not raced since the series' second round at Donington Park in April. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

4:29pm Wednesday 1st June 2011

Sports writer Andrew Simpson talks to Speedworks boss Christian Dick about this weekend's British Touring Car Championship round at Oulton Park.

SUPERSTOCK 600: Podium joy for Behan

Northwich Guardian: Northwich rider Connor Behan, 19, finished third at Thruxton on Monday. Picture: Glynne Lewis.

4:17pm Tuesday 31st May 2011

NORTHWICH rider Connor Behan matched a lifetime best finish in the Metzeler Superstock 600 National Championship at Thruxton on Monday.

SUPERSTOCK 1000: Disappointment for Howie

Northwich Guardian: Howie Mainwaring, 24, failed to finish at Croft on Sunday. Picture: Glynne Lewis.

4:00pm Wednesday 18th May 2011

HOWIE Mainwaring cut a frustrated figure after he was forced out of Sunday’s Metzeler Superstock 1000 National Championship race at Croft.

BRITISH GT: Frustration for Speedworks at Snetterton

Northwich Guardian: Piers and Ron Johnson spent the British GT Championship's opening round learning about the car. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

8:30am Monday 16th May 2011

A PROBLEM with the gearbox prevented Speedworks Motorsport’s car from racing in Sunday’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship second round.

BRITISH GT: Speedworks target points haul

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport's Corvette Z06R raced for the first time at Oulton Park. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

5:00pm Wednesday 11th May 2011

Sports writer Andrew Simpson talks to Christian Dick about his team's prospects ahead of this weekend's second round.

Speedworks pleased with Corvette debut

Northwich Guardian: Speedworks Motorsport's Corvette Z06R raced for the first time at Oulton Park. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

1:32am Wednesday 27th April 2011

Guardian sports writer Andrew Simpson spent the weekend at Oulton Park for the Avon Tyres British GT Championship's opening round.

Northwich teams ready to take British GT bow

Northwich Guardian: Anthony Reid behind the wheel of Chevron Racing's GR8 at Silverstone earlier this year. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

5:37pm Friday 22nd April 2011

TEAMS from Northwich hope to make home advantage count when they launch their bid for glory in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship this weekend.

Oulton Park hosts season's first major meeting

Northwich Guardian: British F3 driver Jack Harvey (Carlin Motorsport) exits Oulton Park's Lodge Corner. Picture: Jakob Ebrey

2:28pm Friday 22nd April 2011

OULTON Park race circuit is gearing up to host its first major car meeting of the new season this weekend.

Speedworks choose to take a break

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes had to retire his Speedworks Avensis in race three at Donington. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

1:00pm Friday 22nd April 2011

SPEEDWORKS Motorsport will miss the next round of their debut season in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship while it fixes a damaged car.

O’Neill makes fine start to BTCC campaign

Northwich Guardian: Paul O'Neill, 31, was a happy man after standing on the podium at Sunday's BTCC opener. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

12:32am Monday 4th April 2011

WIDNES racer Paul O’Neill stood on the podium in Sunday’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship curtain-raiser at Brands Hatch, writes Andrew Simpson.

Happy Hughes scores maiden finishes

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes finished two of the three races on his BTCC debut at Brands Hatch. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

12:03am Monday 4th April 2011

TONY Hughes declared himself happy after scoring a first race finish on his debut in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at the weekend.

Luck changes for race ace Lewis

Northwich Guardian: Lewis Adamson was a race winner in the Cheshire Kart Club Championship's second round.

12:00pm Friday 1st April 2011

NORTHWICH ace Lewis Adamson overcame an engine failure to record a fine victory in the Cheshire Kart Racing Club’s second round last week.

BTCC opener is fact-finding mission for Hughes

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes spent only limited time on track during Thursday's official collective test. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

3:48pm Thursday 31st March 2011

KNUTSFORD driver Tony Hughes will use this weekend’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship curtain-raiser to learn about his car.

O’Neill sets sights on BTCC race wins

Northwich Guardian: Paul O'Neill in action at Silverstone during the BTCC collective test on Thursday. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk).

12:00pm Monday 28th March 2011

ANDREW Simpson reports on Paul O'Neill's prospects for the forthcoming British Touring Car Championships campaign, which starts next weekend.

Frustrating day for Speedworks on BTCC bow

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes spent only limited time on track during Thursday's official collective test. Picture: Tim Williams (Excel-R8.co.uk)

8:30am Friday 25th March 2011

NORTHWICH team Speedworks Motorsport endured a day of frustration at the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship’s first collective test.

National television exposure for Knutsford driver

Northwich Guardian: Tony Hughes' profile will be raised on his debut in the British Touring Car Championship in 2011.

4:00pm Thursday 24th March 2011

TONY Hughes’ debut in the UK’s most popular car racing series will be broadcast live on terrestrial television by ITV.

Knutsford driver part of record BTCC line-up

Northwich Guardian: British Touring Car Championship director Alan Gow.

3:29pm Thursday 24th March 2011

KNUTSFORD driver Tony Hughes is one of 27 drivers signed up to race in this season's British Touring Car Championship.

Rain ruins Webb’s day

Northwich Guardian: Oliver Webb, 19, battled tricky conditions in Barcelona this week.

5:21pm Thursday 17th March 2011

KNUTSFORD driver Oliver Webb was left cursing the rain in Spain after the second World Series Renault collective test was hit by persistent heavy downpours.

Oulton Park constructs new spectator vantage point

Northwich Guardian: Construction work taking place on the new Lodge Corner spectator banking. Picture: Matt Sayle.

12:30pm Thursday 17th March 2011

RACE fans at Oulton Park can enjoy improved views from one of the circuit’s most popular corners this season.

Webb declares himself happy after first WSR test

Northwich Guardian: Oliver Webb, 19, is upbeat after a maiden WSR test in Spain this week.

5:33pm Friday 11th March 2011

KNUTSFORD ace Oliver Webb kept up with the quickest cars at the first World Series Renault (WSR) group test this week.




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