• Championship Owner Phil Cooper & 2019 Champ Miles Rudman Acknowledged At BARC Awards

    Championship Owner Phil Cooper & 2019 Champ Miles Rudman Acknowledged At BARC Awards

    Phil Cooper, the inimitable owner of the Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres, celebrated with reigning champion Miles Rudman this past weekend during the annual BARC Championship Awards Evening where the former was presented with the Gerry Marshall Trophy. Taking place at Chesford Grange Hotel in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, the British Automobile Racing Club event acknowledged all of the various champions from BARC sanctioned categories last year as well as some other widely respected figureheads within the sport. Cooper, of [...]

  • Champion Rudman Returns To Defend Title As First 16 Drivers For 2020 Confirmed

    Champion Rudman Returns To Defend Title As First 16 Drivers For 2020 Confirmed

    Reigning Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres Champion Miles Rudman (Sutton Coldfield) will return to defend his crown during the 2020 season, after today being confirmed among the first 16 drivers officially registered for the eagerly awaited 48-race campaign. Heading a fantastic early list of competitors for the category’s 26th year, Rudman will certainly face a stern challenge for the coveted title with a whole host of ultra-competitive names determined to get their hands on the Legends Cars crown. [...]

  • Smith Recovering After Heavy Accident At ASI

    Smith Recovering After Heavy Accident At ASI

    Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres is delighted to report Sean Smith, last year's Vice-Champion, is back at home today as he recovers from a very nasty 60mph-plus accident on Sunday in the Live Action Arena at the Autosport International Show. Sean was transferred to hospital following the head-on accident, which left him extremely badly shaken and bruised, but the safety features of the car thankfully did their job and he fortunately has no broken bones. “I’ve been able [...]

  • Former Legends Vice-Champion Whitelegg Makes 2020 Return After Year Away

    Former Legends Vice-Champion Whitelegg Makes 2020 Return After Year Away

    Hugely successful Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres racer Steve Whitelegg has this morning, Thursday, 9th January, confirmed a welcome return to racing after a year away – and the 2018 Vice-Champion is targeting nothing other than title victory. Announcing the news on the opening day of the Autosport International Show at Birmingham NEC on the Legends Cars stand, Bury racer Whitelegg revealed he will be competing under the Bridgeman Motorsport banner with added technical support from Cresta Racing. [...]

  • Mickel Confirmed P3 In Standings & Simmons Masters Champion After Brands Hatch Appeal

    Mickel Confirmed P3 In Standings & Simmons Masters Champion After Brands Hatch Appeal

    Multiple Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres title winner John Mickel (Horsham) has been confirmed in third position in the 2019 standings, following an appeal hearing related to a penalty from the season finale at Brands Hatch in November. Mickel, who concluded the last weekend of the 25th anniversary Legends Cars season fourth in the championship behind Sy Harraway (Weston-super-Mare), has now had the full 470 points originally credited from round 14 restored to his total – putting him [...]

  • Legend Of Legends Cars Tick Steward To Make Sensational Return At ASI

    Legend Of Legends Cars Tick Steward To Make Sensational Return At ASI

    Tick Steward, one of the most famous – if not the most famous – names in Legends Cars racing will make an unexpected and very welcome return to action next month as part of the championship’s high-profile appearance at the annual Autosport International Show in Birmingham. Essex racer Steward, who was the first person to buy a Legends car from series owner Phil Cooper back in the mid-nineties before going on to win the inaugural National Championship title in the [...]

  • Stars Of Legends Return To ‘Live Action Arena’ At ASI

    Stars Of Legends Return To ‘Live Action Arena’ At ASI

    Birmingham NEC will be the destination once again for the Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres this coming January, when the all-action category officially launches its 2020 season at the annual Autosport International Show. Opening to media and trade visitors on Thursday, 9th January, the four-day motorsport spectacular runs to Sunday, 12th January, and the Legends Cars will have a major presence as always – this year in Hall 2 on Stand 2590. Exhibited on the Legends Cars stand, [...]

  • Provisional Legends Cars Calendar Revealed For 2020 Season

    Provisional Legends Cars Calendar Revealed For 2020 Season

    Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres officials have today revealed the provisional eight event calendar for the hotly anticipated 2020 season, featuring no fewer than 48 races and a return to the schedule after a year away for ever-popular Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire. Less than a fortnight since the landmark 25th Anniversary season reached its exciting conclusion at Brands Hatch, where Miles Rudman (Sutton Coldfield) claimed his first outright Legends title to bring an end to the four-year [...]

  • Rudman Makes History In Legends’ 25th Anniversary Season With First Outright Title

    Rudman Makes History In Legends’ 25th Anniversary Season With First Outright Title

    Miles Rudman (Sutton Coldfield) made Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres history at a rain-hit and very windy Brands Hatch Indy Circuit on Saturday, 2nd November, by wrapping-up the 2019 title with three races to spare in the category’s landmark 25th anniversary season. Going into the last weekend of the campaign 560 points clear of his closest challenger, second place for Rudman in Heat One, fifth position in Heat Two and then victory in the Final ensured the West [...]

  • Rudman On Course For Legends Crown As Season Prepares To Conclude At Brands

    Rudman On Course For Legends Crown As Season Prepares To Conclude At Brands

    More than 30 cars are expected to line-up on the Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres grid at Brands Hatch next weekend, 2nd/3rd November, as the category’s spectacular 25th anniversary season reaches an explosive finale. Forming part of the ‘Fireworks Spectacular’ event at the Kent track’s 1.2-mile Indy Circuit, the last six races of the 2019 Legends Cars campaign are set to provide some sensational action and leading the way, by some margin too, is ever-improving talent Miles Rudman [...]

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Championship Owner Phil Cooper & 2019 Champ Miles Rudman Acknowledged At BARC Awards

February 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Championship Owner Phil Cooper & 2019 Champ Miles Rudman Acknowledged At BARC Awards

Phil Cooper, the inimitable owner of the Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres, celebrated with reigning champion Miles Rudman this past weekend during the annual BARC Championship Awards Evening where the former was presented with the Gerry Marshall Trophy. Taking place at Chesford Grange Hotel in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, the British Automobile Racing Club event acknowledged all of the various champions from BARC sanctioned categories last year as well as some other widely respected figureheads within the sport. Cooper, of course, who brought Legends Cars racing to UK shores over a quarter of a century ago after retiring from the [...]

Champion Rudman Returns To Defend Title As First 16 Drivers For 2020 Confirmed

February 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Champion Rudman Returns To Defend Title As First 16 Drivers For 2020 Confirmed

Reigning Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres Champion Miles Rudman (Sutton Coldfield) will return to defend his crown during the 2020 season, after today being confirmed among the first 16 drivers officially registered for the eagerly awaited 48-race campaign. Heading a fantastic early list of competitors for the category’s 26th year, Rudman will certainly face a stern challenge for the coveted title with a whole host of ultra-competitive names determined to get their hands on the Legends Cars crown. Former series Vice-Champion Steve Whitelegg (Bury) announced his return after a year away at last month’s Autosport International Show in [...]

Smith Recovering After Heavy Accident At ASI

January 14th, 2020|Comments Off on Smith Recovering After Heavy Accident At ASI

Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres is delighted to report Sean Smith, last year's Vice-Champion, is back at home today as he recovers from a very nasty 60mph-plus accident on Sunday in the Live Action Arena at the Autosport International Show. Sean was transferred to hospital following the head-on accident, which left him extremely badly shaken and bruised, but the safety features of the car thankfully did their job and he fortunately has no broken bones. “I’ve been able to come home from hospital this afternoon [Tuesday], basically as soon as I could walk they let me leave”, explains [...]

Former Legends Vice-Champion Whitelegg Makes 2020 Return After Year Away

January 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Former Legends Vice-Champion Whitelegg Makes 2020 Return After Year Away

Hugely successful Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres racer Steve Whitelegg has this morning, Thursday, 9th January, confirmed a welcome return to racing after a year away – and the 2018 Vice-Champion is targeting nothing other than title victory. Announcing the news on the opening day of the Autosport International Show at Birmingham NEC on the Legends Cars stand, Bury racer Whitelegg revealed he will be competing under the Bridgeman Motorsport banner with added technical support from Cresta Racing. Whitelegg, who debuted in Legends Cars back in 2008, has been a consistent championship challenger and multiple race winner in [...]

Mickel Confirmed P3 In Standings & Simmons Masters Champion After Brands Hatch Appeal

December 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Mickel Confirmed P3 In Standings & Simmons Masters Champion After Brands Hatch Appeal

Multiple Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres title winner John Mickel (Horsham) has been confirmed in third position in the 2019 standings, following an appeal hearing related to a penalty from the season finale at Brands Hatch in November. Mickel, who concluded the last weekend of the 25th anniversary Legends Cars season fourth in the championship behind Sy Harraway (Weston-super-Mare), has now had the full 470 points originally credited from round 14 restored to his total – putting him 135 points clear of Harraway. Excluded from the results of the final race of the campaign on Sunday, 3rd November, [...]

Legend Of Legends Cars Tick Steward To Make Sensational Return At ASI

December 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Legend Of Legends Cars Tick Steward To Make Sensational Return At ASI

Tick Steward, one of the most famous – if not the most famous – names in Legends Cars racing will make an unexpected and very welcome return to action next month as part of the championship’s high-profile appearance at the annual Autosport International Show in Birmingham. Essex racer Steward, who was the first person to buy a Legends car from series owner Phil Cooper back in the mid-nineties before going on to win the inaugural National Championship title in the UK and the first World Championship, will form part of the six-car line-up in the ‘Live Action Arena’. Although having [...]