MOTORCYCLING: Tommy bounces back for fourth at Brands

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:12pm Monday 21st July 2014

TOMMY Bridewell shrugged off a first-race retirement to clinch fourth in the second outing of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch yesterday.

MOTOR RACING: Norton's back with a bang

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

VISITING drivers made a big impact on the regular runners in the Castle Combe Circuit’s Formula Ford 1600 race at Retro Race Weekend.

MOTOR RACING: Blake eyes Snetterton boost

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trowbridge’s Dan Blake enjoyed Rookie Cup success

2:28pm Friday 11th July 2014

TROWBRIDGE racing driver Dan Blake will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing Brands Hatch when the Carbon 8 and Activa Consultants Hyundai Coupe Cup travels to Norfolk's Snetterton this weekend.

MOTOR RACING: Latif retains Pro-Am advantage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

MARLBOROUGH College student Alessandro Latif remains in the lead of the Blancpain Sprint Series Pro-Am Trophy.

MOTOR RACING: Alessandro back on Blancpain beat

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: MOTOR RACING: Le Mans agony for Latif

2:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

MARLBOROUGH College student Alessandro Latif makes the short journey across the English Channel to the Netherlands to contest the latest rounds of the Blancpain Sprint Series next weekend (July 5-6).

MOTORCYCLING: Bridewell's battle at Knockhill

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell in action at Knockhill at the weekend

12:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

TOMMY Bridewell fought off bike issues to finish inside the top seven in the latest round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship standings at Knockhill.

MOTORCYCLING: Bridewell targets Knockhill success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell will compete in the first round of the new British Superbikes season this weekend

9:00am Friday 27th June 2014

ETCHILHAMPTON rider Tommy Bridewell is keen to build on his first podium finish of the season when the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship resumes at Knockhill this weekend.

KARTING: Ben claims Combe crown

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pictured, back (l-r): Billy Thompson, Fraser Denoon, Archie Cousins and Rebecca MacDonald. Front Row: Ben Chick, Ben Gilbert and Marley Joffe

1:37pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

BEN Gilbert sealed victory in Castle Combe’s Junior Championship with a maximum points haul to win the final round.

MOTOR SPORT: Waldegard to headline Rallyday 2014

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bjorn Waldegard

9:30am Wednesday 25th June 2014

FORMER World Rally champion Bjorn Waldegard will appear at the 14th Rallyday at Castle Combe in September.

MOTOR RACING: Title chance is knocked off course

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jake Honour

1:40pm Friday 20th June 2014

JAKE Honour concedes that winning the Michelin Clio Cup Road Series title could now prove too difficult as he comes to terms with the knock-on effect of his first-ever crash.

MOTOR RACING: Sons do their dads proud at Combe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trowbridge's Josh Harvey finished third in the National BMW Compact race round at Combe (Photo: Trevor Porter)

3:30pm Monday 16th June 2014

THERE was plenty for Wiltshire dads to smile about at Castle Combe’s Fathers’ Day meeting – with some playing an important part in the outcome.

MOTOR RACING: Le Mans agony for Latif

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: MOTOR RACING: Le Mans agony for Latif

10:00am Monday 16th June 2014

MARLBOROUGH College student Alessandro Latif saw his dream of racing in the world-famous Le Mans 24-Hour race ended before he even got on to the track at the weekend.

MOTORCYCLING: First podium of the season for Bridewell

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell, in action at Snetterton today

9:40am Monday 16th June 2014

TOMMY Bridewell celebrated his first podium finish of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship season as he claimed third place at the third round at Snetterton.

MOTOR RACING: Fathers' Day at Combe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sports cars in action at Castle Combe's Supercar Saturday

12:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

CASTLE Combe Circuit has a packed race programme at the Fathers’ Day meeting on Saturday There are 13 races in rapid fire succession throughout the afternoon plus the morning's qualifying sessions.

MOTORCYCLING: Tommy revving up again

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell will compete in the first round of the new British Superbikes season this weekend

9:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

ETCHILHAMPTON rider Tommy Bridewell will resume his MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Snetterton in Norfolk this weekend after a five-week break.

MOTOCROSS: Jamie eyes Foxhill glory

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Calne's Jamie Skuse

2:08pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

CALNE’S Jamie Skuse will contest round five of the Phoenix Tools Premier Motocross Championships at the Foxhill Moto Parc on Sunday.

MOTOR RACING: Le Mans-bound Alessandro must hit the books before the road

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Marlborough College student Allesandro Latif

7:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

MARLBOROUGH College student Alessandro Latif may be gearing up for his debut in the world-famous Le Mans 24-hour race next weekend (June 14-15) - but not before he has taken his first A-level exams.

MOTOR RACING: Neal to star at Bank Holiday Combe meeting

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Matt Neal (Picture by Tim Crisp)

1:00pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

TRIPLE British Touring Car champion, Matt Neal, is the star attraction at Castle Combe Circuit's Whitsun Bank Holiday Monday Race Meeting on Monday (May 26).

MOTOR RACING: Below-par Alessandro in impressive form at Brands Hatch

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Latif prepares for his new drive in an Audi R8

2:00pm Monday 19th May 2014

MARLBOROUGH College student Alessandro Latif impressively claimed the Pro-Am Trophy in both races when he placed 13th and 11th overall in his 'home' Blancpain Sprint Series at Brands Hatch yesterday.

MOTOR SPORT: Brands new adventure for Marlborough College ace Alessandro

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Marlborough College racing driver Alessandro Latif

10:30am Wednesday 14th May 2014

MARLBOROUGH College student Alessandro Latif heads for his Blancpain Sprint Series home races at the wheel of a Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra sportscar this weekend.

MOTOR RACING: Norris back with a bang

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Simon Norris

10:00am Tuesday 6th May 2014

AFTER a year’s break, Melksham’s Simon Norris returned to the Castle Combe Circuit’s Sports & GT championship with a dominant victory in his powerful Mitsubishi Evo 9 special at the May Day race meeting on Monday.

MOTORCYCLING: Bridewell moves up in overall standings

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell will compete in the first round of the new British Superbikes season this weekend

9:15pm Monday 5th May 2014

TOMMY Bridewell moved into fifth-place overall in the 2014 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship as he finished just off the podium in both races at Oulton Park yesterday.

MOTORCYCLING: Tommy set for Oulton races

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell will compete in the first round of the new British Superbikes season this weekend

2:07pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

TOMMY Bridewell returns to action in the second round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park, in Cheshire, this weekend.

MOTOR RACING: Bank holiday bonanza at Combe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Brothers Richard and Adam Higgins third and second either side of Formula Ford race winner Roger Orgee Photo: Trevor Porter (48663-2)

2:00pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

HOT on the heels of the opening Easter Monday meeting, Castle Combe Circuit’s season keeps up the momentum with its second race day on Monday, May 5.

MOTOCROSS: Morgan hanging on to his American dream

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Morgan Edwards

2:00pm Saturday 26th April 2014

UPAVON rider Morgan Edwards will have a second crack at breaking in to the big time when he heads Stateside again this summer, looking to impress at the world’s largest amateur motocross competition.

MOTOR SPORT: Orgee emulates father's success in Combe opener

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Brothers Richard and Adam Higgins third and second either side of Formula Ford race winner Roger Orgee Photo: Trevor Porter (48663-2)

10:41am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FORTY years since his father won the same race at Castle Combe, Langford’s Roger Orgee took a fine win in the circuit’s opening Formula Ford 1600 championship race of the season on Easter Monday.

MOTORCYCLING: Top ten finishes for Bridewell

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell in action at Brands Hatch

9:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TOMMY Bridewell reflected on a frustrating opening to the 2014 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship as he claimed top ten finishes in both races at Brands Hatch on Monday.

MOTOR RACING: Revving up for the start at Combe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Melksham’s Ed Moore leads the pack en route to victory in the Formula Ford 1600 race at Castle Combe on Monday

12:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

THE Castle Combe circuit's 2014 season gets under way on Easter Monday (April 21) and, as last year, the opening meeting will run in memory of the late Howard Strawford, the man who rescued the Wiltshire track from oblivion and who died last year.

MOTOR RACING: Higgins battles through

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Darrell Higgins in action at Oulton Park Photo: Paul Korkus

6:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

BROUGHTON Gifford racer Darrell Higgins overcame a practice crash to finish just off the podium in the third round of the ACU 250 championship 2014 series at Oulton Park.

MOTOR RACING: Jake’s honour at Rockingham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jake Honour celebrates his Rockingham success

4:20pm Friday 11th April 2014

MELKSHAM’S Jake Honour made the perfect start to the new Michelin Clio Cup Road Series as he clinched two wins at last weekend’s opening rounds at Rockingham.

RALLYING: College team duo take it on to the gravel

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Daniel Stanton (left) and Jacques Jensen

2:15pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

BATH duo Jacques Jensen and co-driver Daniel Stanton have set their sights on a new challenge for 2014, with the Wiltshire College Motorsport Team based at Castle Combe circuit, this year.

MOTORCYCLING: Bridewell happy after first tests

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell (right) with new teammate Josh Brookes (left) and team boss Shaun Muri after the announcement of the Milwaukee team

12:43pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

ETCHILHAMPTON rider Tommy Bridewell declared himself satisfied with his first pre-season tests with Milwaukee Yamaha ahead of the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship.

MOTORCYCLING: Tommy all set for testing times

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell

4:44pm Monday 3rd March 2014

ETCHILHAMPTON race Tommy Bridewell begins his preparations for the MCE British Superbike Championship in easrnest this week with his Milwaukee Yamaha team starting pre-season testing in Spain.

MOTORCYCLING: Two wheel heroes set for Combe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Joe Burns will compete for the King of Castle Combe Trophy

10:00am Friday 21st February 2014

SOME of motorcycling’s top names will appear alongside an action-packed programme of club racing at the Castle Combe Circuit Grand National on June 21-22.

MOTOR SPORT: Tilley bags plum drive

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Kyle Tilley

9:00am Saturday 28th July 2012

CHIPPENHAM driver Kyle Tilley has been invited to drive the Lamborghini Gallardo LP56 for Rhino’s Leipert Motorsport in the British GT Championship at Silverstone in September.

MOTORCYCLING: Bridewell is grand at Brands

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell at Brands Hatch (Picture by Superbike Snapper)

2:00pm Thursday 26th July 2012

TOMMY Bridewell headed into the summer break in buoyant mood after two more high finishes in the latest rounds of the British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch.

MOTOR RACING: Ups and downs for Will

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham veteran Pete Diccox emerges relatively unscathed after his crash at Camp Corner on Saturday (Pictures by John Gaisford)

8:20am Tuesday 24th July 2012

CORSHAM driver Will Di Claudio experienced the agony and ecstasy of motor racing at Castle Combe’s Classic 50 Race Weekend.

MOTOCROSS: Wiltshire championship round to Jamie’s liking

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Luke Hill (500) being pressured by Darren Shears (311) and Jamie Skuse (600) in the Expert Championship at Marshfield (Picture by Dave Rich)

1:00pm Wednesday 20th June 2012

TOP-CLASS motocross arrived in Marshfield on Sunday with round six of the Phoenix Tools-sponsored South West Premier Championships, writes DAVE RICH.

MOTOR RACING: Norton finds winning Formula at Combe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andrew Gaugler ploughs his car into the starting barrier (Picture: EDP Photo News)

2:20pm Tuesday 19th June 2012

ONE of the busiest weekends in the Castle Combe Circuit’s 62-year history saw Bratton’s Ben Norton take two impressive race wins and the lead of the circuit’s Startline Formula Ford 1600 championship, writes JOHN MOON.

MOTOR RACING: Wheeler dealer Shanley comes up trumps

11:10am Wednesday 6th June 2012

TROWBRIDGE'S Andrew Shanley thought he had seen the last of his Radical Prosport after selling it at the end of the 2011 season.

MOTOR RACING: Battle for Formula Ford title continues on Jubilee weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Castle Combe Circuit

3:40pm Thursday 31st May 2012

THE battle for the Castle Combe Formula Ford 1600 championship continues apace at the Wiltshire circuit's ‘Jubilee Race Day’ on Monday (June 4).

MOTORCYCLING: Mixed bag for Tommy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell at Snetterton (Picture by Superbike Snapper)

4:20pm Monday 28th May 2012

TOMMY Bridewell reflected on a mixed weekend at the fourth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Snetterton.

MOTOR RACING: Local drivers among Combe winners

12:38pm Tuesday 8th May 2012

FIRST-TIME outright victories in the double header saloon car championship races by two former teammates and champions were among the highlights of the Motors TV Live Race Day at Castle Combe on Monday.

MOTOR RACING: Screen test for Combe drivers

9:00am Friday 4th May 2012

AFTER the success of last year's live televised meeting, Castle Combe does it again on Monday when the Motors TV Live Race Day beams Wiltshire to the screens of viewers in 39 countries, using five languages.

KARTING: Jennings on top in opener

3:30pm Wednesday 2nd May 2012

THE first round of the 2012 Castle Combe Karting Championship attracted a strong grid of 30 drivers.

MOTORCYCLING: Tommy’s on the pace

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Bridewell at Thruxton

6:20pm Thursday 19th April 2012

ETCHILHAMPTON rider Tommy Bridewell lies 11th in the standings after the latest round of the British Superbikes Championship at Thruxton.

SIDECAR RACING: Love-ly performance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Roger Lovelock on the Thruxton podium (Picture by Owen Gillam)

4:10pm Thursday 19th April 2012

MARLBOROUGH driver Roger Lovelock claimed a double victory at round 2 of the Eastern Airways British F1 Sidecar Championship at Thruxton The Driverwolf Racing ace, with passenger Rick Lawrence, earned 50 points for his triumphs, after taking pole position for the first race and claiming the win by 2.4 seconds.

MOTOR RACING: Lovelock sticks with it

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Roger Lovelock

11:10am Friday 6th April 2012

MARLBOROUGH sidecar driver Roger Lovelock is sticking to his tried and tested formula when he chases the top prize in the new Eastern Airways British F1 Sidecar Championships.

MOTOR RACING: All set for the off at Combe

9:00am Thursday 5th April 2012

The 2012 season at the Castle Combe Circuit gets underway on Monday with with Historica race day.

MOTORCYCLING: Tommy looks to the future

2:40pm Thursday 13th October 2011

TOMMY Bridewell brought the curtain down on his 2011 MCE Insurance British Superbike campaign with his best return yet – then expressed a strong desire to be in the same paddock next year.




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