MORE POINTS FOR WILKS RACING

Brands Hatch can be an unforgiveable place; even in its short ‘Indy’ format, the circuit’s seemingly endless curves and undulations make it one of the most infamously challenging tracks in the country. Equally as challenging is the lung-bustingly steep hill facing many of the British Superbike’s support race community… “There’s good news and bad news”,…

WILKS RACING MAKE THEIR DEBUT

For the majority of families across the UK the run up to Easter consists of resisting the temptation to gorge on chocolate, counting down to a long weekend and placing bets on what the Bank Holiday weather will feature, downpours or sunburn. For the Wilks family however, it was somewhat different, for Easter weekend 2015…

FERRARI – WINNING AGAINST ALL ODDS

Ironic, isn’t it? The man blamed for crippling Formula One with his devastating dominance just 18 months ago is now credited with breathing new life to the formula, using the very same arsenal that damn near brought the sport to its knees; unanswerable speed, supreme skill and sublime victory. Sebastian Vettel’s victory at Sepang was…

QUESTIONING THE PINNACLE

When only fifteen cars make it to the start of a Grand Prix, it’s obvious Formula One is struggling with some demons. For the opening race of 2015 in Australia, the sport failed to live up to expectations; some blamed the teams – namely Manor, Red Bull and McLaren, each of whom failed to get…

WILKS RACING – GOING IT ALONE!

Motor racing is an intensely intimidating world; to those immersed in it, the constant pressures – political, financial and sporting – can verge on the unbearable. For those trying to forge their way into the sport, those pressures only ever seem to be worse. The thrills and rewards can be staggering, of course, but anyone…

FERNANDO ALONSO & THE CURIOUS CASE OF CONCUSSION

I could have jumped on one of the various bandwagons sooner, admittedly, but none of them seemed suitable; none of them felt right. I’m talking of course of the conspiracy theories and fabricated tales surrounding Fernando Alonso and the incident that has sidelined him from 2015’s curtain raising Australian Grand Prix. Medical personnel cite concussion…

GOING BAYLISSTIC IN BIRMINGHAM

We’ve all seen the film or had the dream where the star sportsperson is struck down by injury, leaving the coach no choice but to pick a plucky fan from the crowd to take his or her place. The film inevitably sees the lead character score the winning goal, get the girl and head towards…