• Steve Whitelegg Moves Into Pole Position For Prize BTCC Test

    Steve Whitelegg Moves Into Pole Position For Prize BTCC Test

    Steve Whitelegg (Bury) has leap-frogged MRF Legends Cars National Championship rival Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys) in the battle for the end-of-season British Touring Car Championship prize test, thanks to a very impressive outing at Rockingham last time out. Alongside the outright title battle, this year the MRF Legends Cars competitors are also fighting it out for the outstanding prize of a run in Handy Motorsport’s race-winning BTCC Toyota Avensis and it is Whitelegg who has moved into a slim three-point [...]

  • Championship Leader Mickel Increases Advantage At Rockingham

    Championship Leader Mickel Increases Advantage At Rockingham

    Two more wins for John Mickel (Horsham) at Rockingham in Northamptonshire over the weekend, 30th September/1st October, helped the reigning champion open a lead of over 200 points in the MRF Legends Cars National Championship title battle during the penultimate event of the season. Added to two further podium results at a rain-hit International Super Sportscar Circuit, Mickel goes into November’s finale at Brands Hatch – where a capacity 34 car grid is expected – with an enhanced advantage over [...]

  • Season Reaching Fever Pitch Ahead Of Penultimate Event At Rockingham

    Season Reaching Fever Pitch Ahead Of Penultimate Event At Rockingham

    Excitement surrounding the MRF Legends Cars National Championship is reaching fever pitch as the all-action series gets ready to visit Rockingham’s International Super Sportscar Circuit next weekend, 30th September/1st October, for the penultimate event of the 2017 season. After six fantastic events so far this year the length and breadth of the UK, the battle for the hotly contested championship has all-but come down to an intriguing see-saw contest at the top of the standings between John Mickel (Horsham) and [...]

  • Mickel Motors Back Into Championship Lead At Snetterton

    Mickel Motors Back Into Championship Lead At Snetterton

    John Mickel (Horsham) returned to the top of the MRF Legends Cars National Championship driver standings at Snetterton 300 Circuit over the weekend, 9th/10th September, with three victories from six races enabling the reigning champion to open a slim advantage with two events to go. Erstwhile points leader Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys) endured a largely vexing weekend, a puncture in Heat One on Saturday and misfire in the opening day’s Final were then added to with an oil leak in [...]

  • Super Snetterton Next For MRF Legends Cars

    Super Snetterton Next For MRF Legends Cars

    Everything is starting to get just a little bit serious in the MRF Legends Cars National Championship as the excitement-packed series prepares to resume at Snetterton 300 Circuit next weekend, 9th/10th September, for the sixth event of 2017. It seems an absolute age since the previous rounds at Donington Park a month and a half ago where Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys) added four more victories to his impressive tally – which now stands at 12 wins for the year – [...]

  • Championship leader Power also moves to top of BTCC test table

    Championship leader Power also moves to top of BTCC test table

    Following his impressive return to the top of the MRF Legends Cars National Championship title standings three weeks ago at Donington Park, form driver Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys) has also moved into pole position for the category’s headline grabbing end-of-season prize BTCC test. Boosting his season tally of wins to 12 last time out during the fifth event of the immensely competitive MRF Legends Cars campaign, Power’s performance on and off track and his high levels of sportsmanship have all [...]

  • Power Surges Into Points Lead As Gibson Takes Emotional Maiden Win

    Power Surges Into Points Lead As Gibson Takes Emotional Maiden Win

    Four outstanding wins from six races contested at Donington Park over the weekend, 22nd/23rd July, enabled Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys) to surge back into the lead of the MRF Legends Cars National Championship during the huge ‘Convoy in the Park’ event at the Leicestershire venue. In front of thousands of spectators Power was the dominant force, but the most widely celebrated success was the first ever car racing victory for Will Gibson (Camberley) in Sunday’s rain-hit Final. Marking two years [...]

  • Second Half Of MRF Legends Cars Season Set For Donington Start

    Second Half Of MRF Legends Cars Season Set For Donington Start

    Donington Park National Circuit will be the venue for the fifth race meeting of the MRF Legends Cars National Championship season next weekend, 22nd/23rd July, where the popular all-action category will form part of the huge ‘Convoy in the Park’ event at the renowned East Midlands track. Marking the start of the second half of the 2017 campaign for the 5/8 scale pocket rockets, the eagerly anticipated race meeting will see the MRF Legends Cars reunite with the behemoths of [...]

  • Great Croft Weekend For Mickel With Four Wins From Six

    Great Croft Weekend For Mickel With Four Wins From Six

    John Mickel (Horsham) stormed to the top of the MRF Legends Cars National Championship driver standings at Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire over the weekend, 1st/2nd July, after impressing during the fourth event of the 2017 season with four wins from six races. Steve Whitelegg (Bury) returned to winning ways in the opening Heat on Saturday but Mickel then largely took control. Winning the two remaining races on day one, he made it three victories on the bounce in the [...]

  • Summer Break Almost Over As MRF Legends Cars Head To Croft

    Summer Break Almost Over As MRF Legends Cars Head To Croft

    Six long weeks since the MRF Legends Cars National Championship departed Cadwell Park after an outstanding third event of the season, the category will make its long-awaited resumption just eight days from now when the best in big grid racing arrives at Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire. Always a popular challenge for competitors, the 2.1-mile track has a fantastic mix of straights and challenging corners and will undoubtedly deliver some terrific ‘bump drafting’ and classic Legends Cars action next weekend, [...]

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Steve Whitelegg Moves Into Pole Position For Prize BTCC Test

October 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Steve Whitelegg Moves Into Pole Position For Prize BTCC Test

Steve Whitelegg (Bury) has leap-frogged MRF Legends Cars National Championship rival Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys) in the battle for the end-of-season British Touring Car Championship prize test, thanks to a very impressive outing at Rockingham last time out. Alongside the outright title battle, this year the MRF Legends Cars competitors are also fighting it out for the outstanding prize of a run in Handy Motorsport’s race-winning BTCC Toyota Avensis and it is Whitelegg who has moved into a slim three-point lead. With points accrued on the basis of results, sportsmanship and all-round presentation, the WTBS Motorsport racer was rewarded for [...]

Championship Leader Mickel Increases Advantage At Rockingham

October 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Championship Leader Mickel Increases Advantage At Rockingham

Two more wins for John Mickel (Horsham) at Rockingham in Northamptonshire over the weekend, 30th September/1st October, helped the reigning champion open a lead of over 200 points in the MRF Legends Cars National Championship title battle during the penultimate event of the season. Added to two further podium results at a rain-hit International Super Sportscar Circuit, Mickel goes into November’s finale at Brands Hatch – where a capacity 34 car grid is expected – with an enhanced advantage over chief rival Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys). Power, though, added to his victory tally with success in Heat Two on Saturday [...]

Season Reaching Fever Pitch Ahead Of Penultimate Event At Rockingham

September 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Season Reaching Fever Pitch Ahead Of Penultimate Event At Rockingham

Excitement surrounding the MRF Legends Cars National Championship is reaching fever pitch as the all-action series gets ready to visit Rockingham’s International Super Sportscar Circuit next weekend, 30th September/1st October, for the penultimate event of the 2017 season. After six fantastic events so far this year the length and breadth of the UK, the battle for the hotly contested championship has all-but come down to an intriguing see-saw contest at the top of the standings between John Mickel (Horsham) and Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys). Reigning and multiple champion Mickel holds the advantage with a reasonably slim 90-point lead over Power [...]

Mickel Motors Back Into Championship Lead At Snetterton

September 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Mickel Motors Back Into Championship Lead At Snetterton

John Mickel (Horsham) returned to the top of the MRF Legends Cars National Championship driver standings at Snetterton 300 Circuit over the weekend, 9th/10th September, with three victories from six races enabling the reigning champion to open a slim advantage with two events to go. Erstwhile points leader Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys) endured a largely vexing weekend, a puncture in Heat One on Saturday and misfire in the opening day’s Final were then added to with an oil leak in Sunday’s second Heat. Despite all that, he bounced back in style to dominate the wet Sunday Final. Steve Whitelegg (Bury) [...]

Super Snetterton Next For MRF Legends Cars

September 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Super Snetterton Next For MRF Legends Cars

Everything is starting to get just a little bit serious in the MRF Legends Cars National Championship as the excitement-packed series prepares to resume at Snetterton 300 Circuit next weekend, 9th/10th September, for the sixth event of 2017. It seems an absolute age since the previous rounds at Donington Park a month and a half ago where Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys) added four more victories to his impressive tally – which now stands at 12 wins for the year – and surged back to the top of the standings, opening a 140 point lead. Reigning champion John Mickel (Horsham), who [...]

Championship leader Power also moves to top of BTCC test table

August 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Championship leader Power also moves to top of BTCC test table

Following his impressive return to the top of the MRF Legends Cars National Championship title standings three weeks ago at Donington Park, form driver Ben Power (Guilsfield, Powys) has also moved into pole position for the category’s headline grabbing end-of-season prize BTCC test. Boosting his season tally of wins to 12 last time out during the fifth event of the immensely competitive MRF Legends Cars campaign, Power’s performance on and off track and his high levels of sportsmanship have all contributed to his move to the head of the standalone prize league table. Announced at the Autosport International Show in [...]