Articles tagged Gordon Shedden

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The Expendables

Despite it being a new era for global touring car competition, seven tin-top action heroes are still setting the benchmarks Remember that movie The Expendables? If it passed you by, you can be forgiven (it was never going to trouble the BAFTAs). But it’s the one where all those cheesy action heroes of the 1980s and ’90s – Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li and more...

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Silverstone Classic

Huge grids, fantastic racing, big crowds and superb weather all pointed to the best edition of the Silverstone Classic so far. Tragically, an awful shadow was cast when Denis Welch lost his life after his Lotus 18 overturned in the HGPCA Pre-61 race on Sunday. Welch’s death was a stark reminder of the inherent risk in racing cars that are 50 years old – or more. Only the previous day Sid Hoole,...

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On the road with... Simon Arron

The taste of good heights Oulton Park, April 21 & Thruxton, May 4: British motor sport’s twin peaks… but could they be made better yet? Both paddocks were rammed, ditto many of the spectator banks, but there was a subtle difference. There were plenty of motorhomes and hospitality units in Hampshire, but not quite so many racing cars. It was the first time in a while that I’d attended a round...

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News brief

The 50th anniversary of Jim Clark’s 1964 British Saloon Car Championship victory will be celebrated when the modern-day BTCC visits Knockhill, Fife, next August. Clark was the first of only three Scots to have won the title, with John Cleland (1989 and 1995) and Gordon Shedden (2012) following. The Jim Clark Trust will attend the event with a display of Clark’s cars, memorabilia and trophies. “It...

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Newsfeed

IRL The series has announced a new multi-year sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola. It has also introduced a new style of ‘knock-out’ qualifying for road races. Cars will be divided into two groups, with the fastest six from each progressing to the next round. The quickest half dozen from round two will then take part in a ‘Fast Six Shoot-out’.  BTCC Team 48 Motorsports, run by three ex-England...

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The BTCC's new breed

Rule changes have helped bolster the grid for this year’s British Touring Car Championship, with a welcome return for Audi Fender-to-fender racing, crashes, spills and thrills. It can only be the British Touring Car Championship. It’s back, and the 2011 season will kick off at Brands Hatch on April 2-3. But this year things are changing. The new season heralds the introduction of the New...

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Neal takes Bluebell line

Past and present touring car aces will dominate the grid for this year's St Mary's Trophy race at the Goodwood Revival Meeting, with current BTCC pace-setters and Honda Racing teammates Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal going head to head. Neither of them has raced at Goodwood before and they have little idea what to expect. "I'm going to try my hand at it," said Neal. The reigning BTCC champion will...

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Events of the Month

Silverstone WEC Audi driver Allan McNish joined an illustrious list of winners of the 108-year-old Tourist Trophy after pulling back a half-minute deficit in the closing stages of the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone in April. The two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner couldn't hide his satisfaction at getting his name alongside the likes of Tazio Nuvolari, Rudolf...

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Keeping a roof over his head

World Champions are accustomed to lucrative contract extensions, but fate decreed otherwise for WTCC king Rob Huff. He had to seek a new job... By Rob Widdows It is a good name, is it not? Rob Huff. Tight, snappy and neat. And memorable. More memorable now, because he is the World Touring Car Champion, the man to beat if you race with a roof over your head. What is also good about the man known...

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New Snetterton, more excitement

New Snetterton, more excitement The Norfolk track's new 300 layout has got the thumos-up from the BTCC's stars and that's before they drive it in anger ON AUGUST 6-7 THE BRITISH TOURING Car Championship will race on the new Snetterton 300 layout for the very first time. British Superbikes raced at the Norfolk track on July 1-3, when an astonishing 43,000 people turned up to watch, but this will...

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