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Razor-sharp Wilkinson puts podium place at top of race agenda

Leeds driver Ollie Wilkinson will feature at the home of British motor racing this Sunday in the Protyre Motorsport Ginetta GT5 Challenge.

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Leeds driver Ollie Wilkinson.

Rookie racer Wilkinson earns double podium finishes at Rockingham

Leeds driver Ollie Wilkinson continued his impressive debut Protyre Motorsport Ginetta GT5 Challenge season with his first two podium finishes at Rockingham over the weekend.

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Ollie Wilkinson.

Leeds driver Wilkinson revelling in cut and thrust of Ginetta GT5

Ollie Wilkinson, a young Yorkshireman racing with a top Yorkshire motorsport team, continues his first full season of competition this weekend as the Ginetta GT5 Challenge heads to Rockingham on the British GT support bill.

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Dan Linfoot hopes to be popping more corks this year - on the podium.

Superbikes: Linfoot out to scratch his seven-year podium itch

Dan Linfoot is determined to break his duck in the British Superbikes – and he has extra incentive heading into the 2017 calendar.

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Lewis Hamilton celebrates victory at the 2016 British Grand Prix (Photo: PA)

Formula One: Guide to the 2017 season and Australian Grand Prix

The new Formula One calendar is upon us with more thrills and spills anticipated over the coming 20 races in 2017.

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Arenacross UK 2017 Tour Sheffield Arena Pro winner Cedric Soubeyras, centre, celebrates with with second placed Angelo Pellegrini and third Thomas Ramette.

RESULTS & REPORT: Arenacross UK Tour 2017 roars into Sheffield Arena

Motorbike superstar Cedric Soubeyras thrilled a packed Sheffield Arena as he rode a near perfect main event to slightly stretch his Pro championship lead in the Arenacross UK 2017 championship.

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PREVIEW: Daredevil bikers jump to it for Arenacross UK 2017 Tour at Sheffield Arena

Motorbike fans are getting all revved up for three hours of fast and furious racing with some of the world's top riders in action this weekend when Arenacross UK returns to Sheffield Arena.
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A packed crowd lighting up Sheffield Arena with their mobiles

WIN: Arenacross VIP night out at Sheffield Arena

Jump to it and you could win a luxury VIP night out for two to see daredevil motorbike riders in Arenacross action.

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's FMX god Edgar Torronteras who cites Sheffield as his fave arena

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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