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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Cumbrian rally driver out to emulate his dad

Wilsons photo Cumbrian driver Matthew Wilson will follow in the footsteps of his dad when he makes a return behind the wheel this week.

Last updated 11 November 2014
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Speedway prodigy Kyle Bickley retains British championship

Kyle Bickley photo Young speedway rider Kyle Bickley retained his British 125cc Championship crown at the weekend.

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Jenson Button praise for Cumbrian driver after Le Mans race success

Oliver Turvey photo Penrith super “sub” Oliver Turvey claimed a stunning class victory – an incredible fifth overall – at Le Man 24 Hours.

Last updated 16 June 2014
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Carlisle co-driver joins legends like Colin McRae on Acropolis Rally winners list

Acropolis rally photo Carlisle co-driver Scott Martin helped navigate Irish starlet Craig Breen into an illustrious list of winners of the iconic Acropolis Rally alongside Colin McRae and Sébastien Loeb.

Last updated 2 April 2014
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Racing driver Alex MacDowell gets Aston Martin slot for Le Mans

Alex MacDowall  photo Carlisle motor-racing star Alex MacDowall will drive in the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans after joining Aston Martin Racing.

Last updated 11 March 2014
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Paul Bird races to victory number four in Malcolm Wilson Rally

Malcolm WIlson Rally photo Roaring engines, breathtaking scenery and glorious sunshine greeted thousands of rallying enthusiasts at the 39th Malcolm Wilson Rally.

Last updated 10 March 2014
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Lack of sponsorship threatens Cumbrian driver's title bid

Cumbrian driver Richard Barnard’s assault on the Isle of Man’s senior title is in jeopardy over a lack of sponsorship.

Last updated 5 February 2014
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Confident Carlisle race ace Alex MacDowall heads for Japan

Alex MacDowall photo Carlisle motor-racing star Alex MacDowall admits he’s brimming with confidence ahead of this weekend’s FIA World Touring Car Championship’s visit to Japan.

Last updated 20 September 2013
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Carlisle driver races to class win in California

Alex MacDowall photo Carlisle motor-racing star Alex MacDowall drove the race of his life to secure his third class victory in the FIA World Touring Car Championship.

Last updated 11 September 2013
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New Carlisle rally proves a hit with fans and drivers

ptat The inaugural running of the DMACK Carlisle Stages last weekend was deemed to be a fantastic success with a competitive battle between the top historic crews and a local driver taking overall victory after a last-stage charge.

Last updated 28 June 2013
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Carlisle race driver stays in top three despite tricky weekend

Alex MacDowall photo Carlisle's Alex MacDowall retained his top three placing in the Yokohama Independents Trophy title race at Moscow Raceway in Russia despite his toughest outing of the season so far during rounds 11 and 12 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship.

Last updated 12 June 2013
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Carlisle driver caught up in dramatic qualifying session

Alex MacDowall photo Carlisle driver Alex MacDowall was caught up in a day of unprecedented drama on his way to a class podium place in the 2013 FIA World Touring Car Championship at the Salzburgring in Austria.

Last updated 22 May 2013
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Carlisle touring car ace eyes top spot in Austria

Alex MacDowall  photo Alex MacDowall hopes to take the lead in the Yokohama Independents Trophy at the Austrian round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship.

Last updated 14 May 2013
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Matthew Wilson finishes second in South African rally

Matthew Wilson photo Cumbrian rally star Matthew Wilson dusted off the ring-rust to finish second in the Sasol Rally in South Africa.

Last updated 24 April 2013
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Carlisle touring car star Alex MacDowall's toughest test

Alex MacDowall photo Carlisle motor-racing star Alex MacDowall is predicting his toughest test in the World Touring Car Championship when he tackles the twists and turns of the Slovakia Ring this weekend.

Last updated 24 April 2013
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Victory at Silverstone for Cumbrian driver Oliver Turvey

Oliver Turvey photo Cumbrian motor-racing star Oliver Turvey got his European Le Mans Series title assault off to a dream start with a pole position and overall victory in the opening round at Silverstone.

Last updated 17 April 2013
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Tough weekend for M-Sport at Portugal rally

Cumbria-based rally team boss Malcolm Wilson was in upbeat mood despite a tough weekend at the Rally of Portugal.

Last updated 17 April 2013
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World Rally Championship star Mads Ostberg's record-breaking 60m snow jump

WITH VIDEO: Mads Ostberg is claiming a new world record after jumping his Fiesta RS World Rally Car 60.48 metres on snow.

Last updated 27 March 2013
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Malcolm Wilson seeks glory as new Fiesta rally car debuts

Malcolm Wilson photo World rally team boss Malcolm Wilson will be back behind the wheel to compete in a rally named after him this weekend – two weeks after his 56th birthday.

Last updated 26 February 2013
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Østberg leads the way for M-Sport at Rally Sweden

Mads Østberg led the way for Cumbria’s World Rally Championship team by claiming third place at Rally Sweden.

Last updated 13 February 2013
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