Flowers shows no fear ahead of return to crash site

Croydon Guardian: Oulton calling: Matt Flowers begins a fresh assault on the Ginetta GT5 Challenge title this weekend

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Banstead motorhead Matt Flowers is returning to the scene of last season’s major crash to kick-start a fresh assault on the Ginetta GT5 Challenge.

Robertson's aiming to maintain top gear at Donington Park

Croydon Guardian: Man with a plan: Charlie Robertson from Whyteleafe

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Whyteleafe motor ace Charlie Robertson is confident of keeping his superb early season momentum rolling at Donington Park this weekend in the latest rounds of the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup.

Millroy to fulfil his Eastern promise in South Korea

Croydon Guardian: Rising sun: Esher’s Ollie Millroy is set for the Asian GT racing scene

7:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

Esher racer Ollie Millroy has not turned his back on European racing, but is out to deliver on his Eastern promise.

Whyteleafe's Robertson claims a debut SuperCup win at Brands Hatch

Croydon Guardian: Fast wheels: Charlie Robertson in action at Brands Hatch                 Jakob Ebrey Photography

11:31am Monday 31st March 2014

Whyteleafe's up and coming master of the motor, Charlie Robertson, underlined his status as one of the UK’s best young racing drivers at the opening weekend of the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup.

Team O-C finalises GT deal

Croydon Guardian: New challenge: Racing driver Tom Onslow-Cole

2:19pm Thursday 27th March 2014

New Malden’s Tom Onslow-Cole has agreed a one-year deal to pair up with KPM Racing team-mate Paul White in the 2014 British GT Championship this summer.

Whyteleafe's Robertson settled behind the wheel for his SuperCup bow

Croydon Guardian: Life in the fast lane: Charlie Robertson test driving his 370bhp V6-engined Ginetta G55 at Silverstone

10:10am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Whyteleafe motorhead Charlie Robertson is targeting a good start to his maiden race in the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup this weekend.

Season finale promises thrills and spills at the Wimbledon Raceway

Croydon Guardian: Bang: Some feisty action in the 1300cc stock car championship                 All pictures: RacePixels.co.uk

10:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

Tonight marks the final meeting of an action packed season at Wimbledon that has seen exciting and thrilling racing every week, and no little amount of controversy and incidents along the way.

Gilbert back in Twickenham and dreaming of Formula One

Croydon Guardian: Ready for a fresh start: Twickenham-based racing driver Mitchell Gilbert

6:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

FIA Formula Three European Championship racer Mitchell Gilbert has returned to Twickenham with one aim in mind – to put a year to forget behind him.  

Kingston's Onslow-Cole laps up 24 hour lifestyle

Croydon Guardian: Podium boy: New Malden's Tom Onslow-Cole

11:00am Friday 21st March 2014

Two podium finishes for Tom Onslow-Cole in two 24H Series outings has him plotting a new course in motorsport.  

Conlon suspended, but the bangers championship continues

Croydon Guardian: Up, close and personal: The close racing of the Ministox

10:00am Sunday 16th March 2014

It’s all about the money this week at Wimbledon, as the domestic bangers have a £500 prize pot up for grabs - that is apart from local favourite, Keith Conlon.

Get ready for the destruction derby

Croydon Guardian: Smash, bang, wallop: The national bangers will be in action tonight

9:00am Sunday 9th March 2014

The hard hitting national bangers roll into the capital tonight to compete for the London Open.

Banger feud set to continue tonight at Plough Lane

Croydon Guardian: Leader: Keith Conlon leads his Bandits team from the front

10:00am Sunday 2nd March 2014

There have been some very healthy crowds at Plough Lane recently treated to some wonderful close racing and wrecking, and tonight's promises much of the same under the floodlights.

Hot rods take to the Wimbledon stadium track tonight

Croydon Guardian: Winner: Colin Moss secured the 2l hot rod London title

8:00am Sunday 23rd February 2014

A return to domestic action is the order of the day at Wimbledon stadium tonight with a combination of contact and non-contact racing.

Rivalries rear their head again as the domestic bangers go head to head

Croydon Guardian: From up above: Jack White surveys the scene from his elevated position in his rookie rod

9:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

With the domestic bangers back in action, Mitcham’s Keith Conlon will be leading his "Bandit" team into battle as their feud with "The Boyz" team continues.

Morris prepares to lay claim to the London Championship title

Croydon Guardian: Champion in waiting: Jimmy Morris in front from youngster Brandon Osborne

8:00am Sunday 2nd February 2014

The 2l stock cars head the bill tonight at Plough Lane, where Jimmy Morris from Morden will be looking to win the London Championship title and trophy on his home track.

Time for the bangers to get back into action at Plough Lane

Croydon Guardian: Leader: Keith Conlon hits the front during round nine of the Refine Metals League               All pictures: RacePixels.co.uk

9:00am Sunday 26th January 2014

After a rare week off, the banger boys come crashing back into action at Plough Lane this evening, where a series of feuds will continue to rage in round 10 of the exciting Refine Metals League.

"Super" Cooper, drives are gonna excite you - at Plough Lane stadium

Croydon Guardian: Top dog: Gordon Coull consistently wins in his historic MK1 Triumph

9:00am Sunday 19th January 2014

The fast action around the Plough Lane stadium, Wimbledon, focuses on the London Championship of the open-wheeled Superstox cas continues.

Back to normality for the banger racers and rookie rods

Croydon Guardian: Great fun: It was all out mayhem on Boxing Day at the Wimbledon Raceway            All pictures: RacePixels.co.uk

11:00am Saturday 11th January 2014

After the Christmas madness of the destruction derby, Spedeworth return to their domestic programme on Sunday at Plough Lane.

Get ready for the big boys - it's the national banger big van bash at Wimbledon Raceway

Croydon Guardian: Dun loaning: At last year's van meeting, this mobile library closed its doors for the last time

8:00am Sunday 22nd December 2013

Holiday periods are always busy times for oval racing drivers and spectators, and this Christmas and New Year are no different at Plough Lane.

Get set for chaos and carnage in tonight's classic Destruction Derby

Croydon Guardian: Classic: The destruction derby is the final to the Micro madness race... BOOM!

7:00am Sunday 8th December 2013

Chaos and carnage is guaranteed tonight when Spedeworth hosts its annual Micro madness event at Wimbledon Raceway, where the final event of the night will be a classic destruction derby.

National hot rods set to grace Plough Lane

Croydon Guardian: Best of Britain: Jason "Super" Cooper

7:00am Sunday 1st December 2013

The national hot rods are coming to Plough Lane tonight for the first time this year.

Mitcham motorhead Jones going out for glory in the Stock Car Supreme Championship

Croydon Guardian: Up more for: Colin Jones, right, celebrates his Midlands Championship win at Northampton-W1200

8:00am Sunday 24th November 2013

Mitcham driver Colin Jones will be out to win the 2l Stock Car Supreme Championship this evening, as his home track of Wimbledon plays host to the formula’s largest race of the season.

Champion effort and bittersweet weekend for F1 prospect Bird

Croydon Guardian: All smiles in the end: Sam Bird missed out on the GP2 Series drivers’ title, but played a key role in landing the team crown with a fourth place finish on Sunday

10:00am Friday 8th November 2013

Hersham racing driver Sam Bird saw his GP2 Series title hopes dashed in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, but recovered to drive his team to glory 24 hours later.

Bitter sweet Bird helps Russian Time to GP2 Series trophy

Croydon Guardian: Jolly good year: Mercedes AMG Petronas test driver Sam Bird celebrated winning with GP2 Series team champions with Russian Time on Sunday

11:00am Sunday 3rd November 2013

Hersham racing driver Sam Bird saw his GP2 Series title hopes dashed in Abu Dhabi, but recovered to drive his team to glory on Sunday.

Hersham's Bird hoping GP2 success can help him in to Formula One ranks

Croydon Guardian: Thinking big: Sam Bird celebrates a GP2 race win for Russian Time, with Mercedes AMG Petronas team boss Ross Brawn

6:00am Friday 1st November 2013

Hersham race ace Sam Bird has played down the significance of the GP2 Series title decider in Abu Dhabi this weekend.  

Onslow-Cole quits the BTCC, but then he finds another spot behind the wheel

Croydon Guardian: U-turn: Tom Onslow-Cole quits, then rejoins the British Touring Car Championship

11:08am Friday 13th September 2013

New Malden’s Tom Onslow-Cole will be back on the British Touring Car Championship grid this week, 10 days after fearing he would not race again this year.

Howard’s hope-Full of Silverstone success

Croydon Guardian: Blonde ambition: Howard Fuller, left, is back

1:26pm Friday 13th September 2013

Worcester Park racing driver Howard Fuller hopes blowing the cobwebs off at Rockingham this weekend, will set him up for Silverstone success.

Hersham's Bird predicts tight GP2 finish

Croydon Guardian: Pushing hard: Hersham's Sam Bird is closing in on the GP2 drivers' title

3:59pm Sunday 8th September 2013

Hersham race ace Sam Bird has predicted a tight finish in the GP2 series this season.  

Frustration for Flowers at Brands, but Matt is taking the positives

Croydon Guardian: Land of frustration: Matt Flowers behind the wheel of his Ford Zetec 1.8l vehicle

12:00pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

Banstead motorhead Matt Flowers endured a frustrating weekend at Brands Hatch in the latest round of the Ginetta GT5 Challenge G40 Championship.

Onslow-Cole is yet to find the right balance in his BTCC season - in both car and career

Croydon Guardian: Off kilter: Tom Onslow-Cole had a tough weekend at Snetterton as his Team Hard engineers continue to fine-tune his VW Passat CC		  Pictures: Keith Hubbleday

8:00am Wednesday 7th August 2013

Tom Onslow-Cole already has the answer to why he endured a frustrating weekend in the British Touring Car Championship.

Karting wonder Manuwa wants to follow in Hamilton's footsteps

Croydon Guardian: Winner: David Manuwa, 12, with his karting trophies

12:49pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

A 12-year-old boy from Croydon is ready to set the karting world alight as he aims to follow in the footsteps of his hero Lewis Hamilton.

Banstead motorhead Flowers is starting to bloom

Croydon Guardian: Hot wheels: Matt Flowers in his Ford Zetec

3:10pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

A positive weekend in Spa, Belgium has helped Banstead’s Matt Flowers climb to ninth in the G40 Ginetta GT5 challenge.

Onslow-Cole deals in extremes to find the path to BTCC perfection

Croydon Guardian: Ready and waiting: New Malden's Tom Onslow-Cole took a third place podium spot at Croft last weekend         Picture: Gary Brind

7:00am Tuesday 25th June 2013

Tom Onslow-Cole was on the British Touring Car Championship podium on Sunday for the third time this season, and yet he is only just beginning to understand his car.

Tough times for Tom Onslow-Cole

Croydon Guardian: Frenetic: In a fraught final race at Oulton Park, Tom Onslow-Cole suffered damage to the front of his VW Passat, and eventually retired with a puncture with one lap to go. Pictures: Gary Brind

10:00am Thursday 13th June 2013

New Malden’s Tom Onslow-Cole endured a “disheartening” return to reality as his British Touring Car Championship campaign hit the buffers last weekend.

Onslow-Cole hits top gear with a brace of podium places at the latest BTCC coming together at Thruxton

Croydon Guardian: Podium pride: Onslow-Cole took third in race one at Thruxton to take his place on the podium    Picture: Gary Brind

6:15pm Thursday 9th May 2013

Tom Onslow-Cole’s season behind the wheel in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) keeps getting better and better, after a weekend to remember at Thruxton.

Crash man Matt Flowers is set to go again in the GT5 Challenge

Croydon Guardian: Calm before the storm: Matt Flowers in action at Oulton Park - little did he know what lay ahead

7:00am Friday 3rd May 2013

The 24-year-old crashed out in March’s first round meeting at Oulton Park in dramatic fashion, but his Academy Motorsport team have rebuilt his Ford Zetec 1.81 engine car ready for the second round at Rockingham.

Full force ahead in the BTCC for Onslow-Cole in his VW Passat CC, but the hard work is yet to come

Croydon Guardian: Bumps are not us: Tom Onslow-Cole admitted to not being so good over the bumpier sections at Donington Park, and it could be worse at Thruxton      Picture: Keith Hubbleday

2:31pm Wednesday 24th April 2013

After only two rounds of the British Touring Car Championship, Tom Onslow-Cole’s limited time behind the wheel has already yielded 21 points.

Tom Onslow-Cole has not stood still since BTCC opening round

Croydon Guardian: Working hard: Team Hard tinker with Tom Onslow-Cole’s VW Passat			Picture: Simon Hildrew/Newsquest

11:25am Friday 19th April 2013

Tom Onslow-Cole goes into this weekend’s BTCC second round far more prepared than the first round – for starters, he’s actually had time behind the wheel.

BTCC opener becomes public testing event for Tom

Croydon Guardian: Big test: The season opener at Brands Hatch on Sunday         Picture: Keith Hubbleday

2:00pm Friday 5th April 2013

New Malden motorhead Tom Onslow-Cole only managed to get behind the wheel of his new NGTC Volkswagen Passat CC 24 hours before the first race of the BTCC season.

Flowers starts to bloom, but heavy smash could end season before early

Croydon Guardian: Calm before the storm: Matt Flowers in action at Oulton Park - little did he know what lay ahead

7:00am Thursday 4th April 2013

Banstead driver Matt Flowers had a lucky escape when his second race of the GT5 Challenge G40 Championship at Oulton Park ended in a high-speed smash.

Onslow-Cole’s BTCC plan going to the wire

Croydon Guardian: Pushing it to the wire: Tom Onslow-Cole is expecting big things from his move to Team Hard	Picture: Gary Brind

2:00pm Friday 29th March 2013

New Malden’s Tom Onslow-Cole admits preparations for this year’s British Touring Car Championship are very last-minute, but he remains confident of a positive outcome.

Flowers to blossom in the face of challenge

Croydon Guardian: Trophy cabinet (of sorts): Matt Flowers with his spoils of war so far

6:00am Tuesday 26th March 2013

Banstead motorhead Matt Flowers is preparing for the biggest season of his career so far, and he has no idea what to expect.

Broncos supremo happy with team's enthusiasm

Croydon Guardian: Water water everywhere: Broncos and Hull FC clash at the Stoop

2:54pm Monday 25th March 2013

London Broncos head coach Tony Rea was pleased with the team’s enthusiasm on Saturday after the home side came away with a point against Hull FC at The Twickenham Stoop, in a thrilling 18-18 draw.

Twickenham's Gilbert prepares for F3 Euro debut

Croydon Guardian: Flying: Mitchell Gilbert is vying for F3 European glory this year

10:00am Sunday 17th March 2013

Twickenham-based driver Mitchell Gilbert believes he is in perfect shape for his FIA Formula 3 European Championship debut.

Fuller set for BTCC return

Croydon Guardian: Back in the mix: Howard Fuller has earned a return to the British Touring Car Championship     Picture: Keith Hubbleday

1:34pm Friday 1st February 2013

Worcester Park race ace Howard Fuller is set to team up with New Malden's Tom Onslow-Cole in the British Touring Car Championship in 2013 - and he cannot wait to get behind the wheel.

Onslow-Cole goes Hard for BTCC challenge

Croydon Guardian: All change: New Malden's Tom Onslow-Cole has switched teams

8:20am Saturday 19th January 2013

New Malden’s Tom Onslow-Cole will not be a British Touring Car Championship also-ran with Team Hard this season, writes Stuart Amos.  

Twickenham's Gilbert eyes Euro challenge

Croydon Guardian: Tough love: Mitchell Gilbert in action in China

1:52pm Friday 23rd November 2012

Twickenham-based Mitchell Gilbert survived the toughest weekend of his driving career in China and believes it sets him up for a title challenge in next year’s Formula three Euro Series.  

Endurance star Tappy wins first ProAm race

Croydon Guardian: King reigns in Spain: Tappy won his first ProAm Class race at the Blancpain Endurance Series

1:01pm Thursday 18th October 2012

West Ewell endurance driver Duncan Tappy has led his ART GP team to its first ever ProAm Class win in the final meeting of the Blancpain Endurance Series.

Onslow-Cole eyes new eBay Motors deal

Croydon Guardian: Staying put? Tom Onslow-Cole at Silverstone last week    Picture; Keith Hubbleday

10:06am Friday 12th October 2012

New Malden’s Tom Onslow-Cole is confident he can challenge at the front of the British Touring Car Championship race next year, providing he can get in a Next Generation Touring Car (NGTC).  

Gilbert signs off in style

9:40am Friday 5th October 2012

Twickenham motorhead Mitchell Gilbert sealed his debut season as a German Formula 3 driver in fine style, claiming a podium finish and the runner-up spot in the rookie cup.  








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