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From Track Day to Racing Driver

I’ve had a hankering for getting into racing for a few years, having done plenty of track days, but it’s always been a question of where to get started and how much will it cost.  Having known John Mickel for a few years Legends Racing proved to be the perfect choice.  Low budget, simple cars, [...]

By | June 4th, 2016|News|Comments Off on From Track Day to Racing Driver

Father-Son Racing in 2016

We are proud to announce that this season we have two father and young son race teams competing. Nathan Anthony and his son Charlie will be racing in the #29 First4Vans Se-Van and Peter Morton with his son James in the #32 Firth Steels Coupe. It is Charlie and James' first time racing in Legends [...]

By | March 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Father-Son Racing in 2016

Mickel Makes it a Triple

Saturday 7th November With a World Series Title and a World Championship Title firmly in his grasp just two weeks earlier, John Mickel arrived at Brands Hatch for the final rounds of the 2015 Legends UK National Championship with the triple title firmly in his sights. He was keen to finish his season in style for [...]

By | November 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mickel Makes it a Triple

Round 13, Unlucky for #3

Round 12 & 13 at Silverstone for the Legends National Championship began with John Paterson #3 qualifying 1st on the Saturday and the Sunday with a 1:08.930 and a 1.08.043, respectively. On the Saturday John managed to finish 3rd, 17th and 3rd completing Round 12 with an overall 7th and 370 points. However unfortunately the weekend [...]

By | August 13th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Round 13, Unlucky for #3

Mid Wales racing driver moves up to second place in televised championship

Ben Power, aged 25, made his debut in the Legends Car series in 2009 – finishing 8th overall and 2nd in the rookie table, having switched to the circuits after winning the Junior Rallycross crown in 2006 and Supermodifed Rallycross titles in 2007 and 2008. In 2010, he finished 10th overall, in 2011 he was [...]

By | July 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mid Wales racing driver moves up to second place in televised championship

Legends Cars on MotorsTV

The Legends Cars TV Series starts next week on Wednesday 22nd July with Pembrey Rounds 6 & 7 - the program not only goes out on the Motors TV UK broadcast network but it will also be shown across the Motors TV international network as well. The UK broadcast time is 17:50 The International broadcast [...]

By | July 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Legends Cars on MotorsTV

The Final Showdown

Check out Chris Collier and Cheryl Closs of Collierhousehold.co.uk's write-up on the final Legends round 16 at Brands Hatch HERE Let's hope to see more of these for the 2015 season!

By | November 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Final Showdown

Brilliant Brands Firework Finale

Unfortunately for Legends our final round has been completed. But we went out with a BANG! Some very close racing with a different winner each race on Saturday and Sunday. With such a huge grid (32 cars!) we definitely put on a show. There were many spectators and some fantastic overtaking and ballet shows just [...]

By | November 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brilliant Brands Firework Finale

Final Grid of the Year

All ready for the final race of the year at Brands Hatch. On pole we have Rob King - 74 with Paul McKay - 50 along side! With Dean Brace -1, Nick Brace -2 and James Holman - 6 starting at the back of the grid currently sitting 1,2 & 3 respectively for the day. [...]

By | November 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Final Grid of the Year

Race 1 of Round 16 – ready to go

All set on the grid ready for race 1. 78 Gobby King on pole, with 13 Jack Parker next to him. A massive 31 car grid for the first heat of the last round at Brands Hatch!

By | November 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Race 1 of Round 16 – ready to go