Shaun Hollamby

Hamilton to join British Touring Car grid

Nicolas Hamilton, brother of F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton, will race in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this season.

Nick Hamilton (right), with his father and brother, after racing in the Clio Cup.

Credit: Jakob Ebrey Photography

The 22-year-old, who was born with cerebral palsy, has previously raced in the Clio Cup in 2011 and 2012, and in the European Touring Car Cup. He'll make his BTCC debut driving an Audi A3 for Shaun Hollamby's AMD Tuning team.

Newsham takes on rallycross challenge at Croft

Following a successful end to his Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship campaign, Dave Newsham will make a quick return to action this weekend when he takes part in the annual Rallycross Grand Prix event at Croft.

Inverness racer Dave heads into the event having wrapped up the Jack Sears Trophy during a dramatic BTCC Finals Day at Brands Hatch, bringing the curtain down on his year at the wheel of the Ford Focus on a high.

AmD Tuning team to expand into Ginetta Junior

Having competed in the final three rounds of the Ginetta Junior championship this season with rookie racer Esmee Hawkey, West Thurrock-based BTCC team AmD will increase its involvement in the series next year with an aim towards challenging for the championship title.

Esmee Hawkey has been racing in the Ginetta Junior championship for AmD Tuning this season