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PREVIEW: Motorbike daredevils jump to it for spectacular Arenacross show in Sheffield

Daredevil motorbike riders are gearing up to bring fast and furious high octane action to Sheffield Arena with the return of Arenacross early next year.

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Sam Tordoff. Picture: Dennis Goodwin.

Tordoff quits the BTCC to pursue ‘new challenges’ in motorsport

AFTER missing out on lifting the British Touring Car Championship by just two points this year, Rawdon’s Sam Tordoff has announced he is to quit the series to pursue “new challenges” within motorsport.

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Only way is up for Knaresborough speedster Dan Linfoot after finishing fourth in British Superbikes

Only way is up for Knaresborough speedster Dan Linfoot after finishing fourth in British Superbikes

NOrth Yorkshire rider Dan Linfoot says the only way is up after securing his best finish in the British Superbikes series.

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Sam Tordoff on the podium.

Tordoff considering his motor racing future despite stellar season

LEEDS racer Sam Tordoff would be forgiven for having sleepless nights when reflecting on this year’s British Touring Car Championship.

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Sam Tordoff with his father John, CEO of JCT600, and the MD of GardX with the 2016 BTCC Team champions trophy. PIC: Dennis Goodwin

Motorsport: Tordoff pipped for title after dramatic last day’s racing

YORKSHIRE’S Sam Tordoff narrowly missed out on lifting the British Touring Car Championship title after a dramatic finalé at Brands Hatch.

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Sam Tordoff.

There’s no pressure on me in Brands Hatch final says Tordoff

Leeds driver Sam Tordoff will be going all out to lift the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship title at Brands Hatch tomorrow.

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Dan Cammish with his trophies.

Champion Cammish eyeing up switch to touring cars

After claiming his third national title in four years, Morley’s Dan Cammish has set his sights on the British Touring Car Championship. Lee Sobot reports.

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Sam Tordoff. Picture: Dennis Goodwin.

Motorsport: Yorkshireman Tordoff 11 points clear going into final round

Sam Tordoff will enter the final round of the British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch next month with an 11-point lead following yesterday’s penultimate round at Silverstone.

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WELL DONE: Nico Rosberg of Germany, left, celebrates as secondplaced Mercedes teaam-mate Lewis Hamilton of Britain applauds Picture: AP Photo/Luca Bruno.

Slow start in Monza so costly as Nico Rosberg closes gap on Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton refused to accept blame for the dreadful start in yesterday’s Italian Grand Prix which scuppered his hopes of a 50th career victory and blew the world championship wide open.

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Sam Tordoff with his winner's trophy at Rockingham today. Picture: Dennis Goodwin.

Motorsport: Tordoff claims victory at Rockingham to maintain championship lead

Leeds driver Sam Tordoff claimed an outstanding victory in race two at Rockingham today to maintain his lead at the top of the British Touring Car Championship standings.

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Sam Tordoff, far right, celebrates his second place in the final BTCC race of the day at Knockhill. Pic: Alison Absolon.

Tordoff back on top of the Touring Car standings

Leeds driver Sam Tordoff moved back to the top of the British Touring Car Championship standings with two podiums in the three races at Knockhill in Scotland.

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Sam Tordoff

Motor Sport: Tordoff’s touring car title hopes take bit of a dent

Sam Tordoff’s hopes of lifting his first British Touring Car Championship title took a dent when he suffered a frustrating weekend at Snetterton Circuit in Norfolk.

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Sam Tordoff.

Video: Remarkable escape as British Touring Car pile-up nearly crushes TV cameraman

A cameraman avoided serious injury after an horrendous accident at the start of the final British Touring Car Championship race at Snetterton Circuit today.

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Go-karter Robert ups the gears after sponsorship boost

Go-karter Robert ups the gears after sponsorship boost

Generous sponsorship from a Leeds business has saved Morley go-kart star Robert Newman’s season.

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Sam Tordoff

British Touring Cars: Championship Leader Tordoff already fulfilling a childhood dream

LEEDS star Sam Tordoff is quietly confident of retaining his British Tour Car Championship series lead at Croft – but insists he is already fulfilling a childhood dream.

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Rise of the “ageing angels” as older bikers take to the road

Rise of the “ageing angels” as older bikers take to the road

For many people the archetypal image of a motorcyclist is a young Marlon Brando hanging over the handlebars of his Harley or a baby-faced Valentino Rossi tearing up the track.

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Sam Tordoff celebrates winning the second BTCC race at Oulton Park today.

Tordoff leads the way in BTCC after Oulton Park masterclass

Leeds driver Sam Tordoff enjoyed a weekend to remember at the British Touring Car Championship meeting at Oulton Park – winning race two, claiming two second places and taking the overall championship lead.

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‘Too young’ to race winner - the story of Max Verstappen

‘Too young’ to race winner - the story of Max Verstappen

From ‘too young’ to the youngest ever Grand Prix winner - the story of Max Verstappen is something of a fairy tale.

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Dan Cammish.

Champion Cammish aiming for glory on two fronts this season

Leeds’ reigning Porsche Carrera Cup GB champion Dan Cammish is hoping to shine on two fronts ahead of the season opener to defending his 2015 crown.

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18-year-old Leeds-born motor racing driver and national champion James Kellett.

Money keeps Kellett on sidelines

Leeds teen racer James Kellett has secured one of his sport’s most coveted awards – yet faces the entire year on the sidelines due to the financial restrictions of motorsport.

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