• Fantastic Grid Set For Legends Curtain-Raiser At Croft

    Fantastic Grid Set For Legends Curtain-Raiser At Croft

    Eight long months since the Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres was last on track, concluding its 25th anniversary season, the eagerly awaited 2020 campaign will finally get underway just over a week from now at Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire. Originally scheduled to begin at Brands Hatch at the start of April, due to the enforced lockdown in the UK caused by the COVID-19 pandemic the Legends Cars calendar has been revised and will now be contested across [...]

  • New Provisional Post-Lockdown Calendar Revealed

    New Provisional Post-Lockdown Calendar Revealed

    Britain’s most action-packed circuit racing is set to resume less than a month from now with the confirmation today, Tuesday, 23rd June, of a provisional 30-race post-lockdown calendar for the Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres. Like all motor racing within the UK, the Legends Cars have been sidelined in recent months due to the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic – the original 2020 season, of course, having been scheduled to start back at the beginning of April. [...]

  • Motorsport UK COVID-19 Update

    Motorsport UK COVID-19 Update

    It is with regret that Motorsport UK is suspending all organising permits and Certificates of Exemption until at least 30th April 2020. This suspension follows the latest guidance issued by HM UK Government in response to the outbreak of COVID-19. This position will be constantly reviewed given prevailing information. As the National Governing Body, we would ask all Motorsport UK members to act responsibly and follow the Government’s guidance during this difficult time. We thank all of our members, organisers, officials, volunteers, staff and [...]

  • Race Winners Pett, Mills, Simmons & Hall-Morton Head Second Group Of 2020 Entries

    Race Winners Pett, Mills, Simmons & Hall-Morton Head Second Group Of 2020 Entries

    Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres race winners Marcus Pett (Boston), Connor Mills (Upminster), Paul Simmons (Lingfield) and James Hall-Morton (Cleckheaton) head the latest raft of confirmed drivers for 2020, with the entry list now standing at a very healthy 24 competitors. Added to the 16 racers already announced in February, eight newly confirmed drivers – including the quartet of aforementioned front-runners – means the UK’s best big grid racing is in rude health once again into its 26th [...]

  • 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 [...]

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Fantastic Grid Set For Legends Curtain-Raiser At Croft

July 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Fantastic Grid Set For Legends Curtain-Raiser At Croft

Eight long months since the Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres was last on track, concluding its 25th anniversary season, the eagerly awaited 2020 campaign will finally get underway just over a week from now at Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire. Originally scheduled to begin at Brands Hatch at the start of April, due to the enforced lockdown in the UK caused by the COVID-19 pandemic the Legends Cars calendar has been revised and will now be contested across five weekends and a total of 30 races – beginning at Croft on 11th/12th July. The 2.1-mile track near Darlington, [...]

New Provisional Post-Lockdown Calendar Revealed

June 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on New Provisional Post-Lockdown Calendar Revealed

Britain’s most action-packed circuit racing is set to resume less than a month from now with the confirmation today, Tuesday, 23rd June, of a provisional 30-race post-lockdown calendar for the Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres. Like all motor racing within the UK, the Legends Cars have been sidelined in recent months due to the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic – the original 2020 season, of course, having been scheduled to start back at the beginning of April. With the Government now beginning to ease the lockdown measures which have been in place nationwide since March, though, it [...]

Motorsport UK COVID-19 Update

March 17th, 2020|Comments Off on Motorsport UK COVID-19 Update

It is with regret that Motorsport UK is suspending all organising permits and Certificates of Exemption until at least 30th April 2020. This suspension follows the latest guidance issued by HM UK Government in response to the outbreak of COVID-19. This position will be constantly reviewed given prevailing information. As the National Governing Body, we would ask all Motorsport UK members to act responsibly and follow the Government’s guidance during this difficult time. We thank all of our members, organisers, officials, volunteers, staff and their families for their support during these unprecedented times.  We will continue to monitor the situation and will resume sporting [...]

Race Winners Pett, Mills, Simmons & Hall-Morton Head Second Group Of 2020 Entries

March 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Race Winners Pett, Mills, Simmons & Hall-Morton Head Second Group Of 2020 Entries

Legends Cars National Championship with MRF Tyres race winners Marcus Pett (Boston), Connor Mills (Upminster), Paul Simmons (Lingfield) and James Hall-Morton (Cleckheaton) head the latest raft of confirmed drivers for 2020, with the entry list now standing at a very healthy 24 competitors. Added to the 16 racers already announced in February, eight newly confirmed drivers – including the quartet of aforementioned front-runners – means the UK’s best big grid racing is in rude health once again into its 26th year with a month still to go until the season curtain-raiser at Brands Hatch. Pett has developed very impressively in [...]

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 [...]