NEWCOMERS FOZ MOTORSPORT ENTER THREE CARS IN BRAND-NEW SPORT SERIES
Thu Jan 17 2019
Michelin Clio Cup Series debutantes set to join new-for-2019 Sport Series with returnee Peter Bennett, Neal Foster and Simon Harrison.
Trio set to get behind the wheel of three third-generation Clio X85s in pursuit of inaugural class tit....
JOHN HAMILTON AND JADE DEVELOPMENTS CONFIRM 2019 RACE SERIES PROGRAMME
Thu Jan 17 2019
Race Series podium finisher returns with title aspirations in 2019, once again with the backing of Jade Developments.
High-speed incident at Snetterton in 2018 curtailed championship charge, but returnee Hamilton is confident of fighting....
JAMES JOANNOU EXTENDS MRM PARTNERSHIP WITH RACE SERIES GRADUATION
Tue Jan 15 2019
Experienced Road Series contender steps up to front-running Race Series for 2019 season.
Joannou set to pilot an MRM-run 2.0-litre, third-generation Clio Cup machine on the UK’s most renowned circuits and overseas trip to Zandvoort....
PODIUM REGULAR SIMON FREEMAN AIMING FOR TITLE GLORY IN 2019
Mon Jan 14 2019
Michelin Clio Cup Series podium regular returns to Race Series action aiming for championship glory.
Pitbull Racing driver set for extensive winter testing with newly-acquired 2017-18 title-winning car from Ben Palmer.
New season set to....
PAUL BELL SET FOR MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES RETURN WITH WESTBOURNE
Sun Jan 13 2019
Former Scottish Saloons and MINI Challenge racer returns to Race Series with Westbourne Motorsport for 2019.
Continued progress the aim for Bell after part-season debut in 2018 yielded consistent points finishes.
New season set to begin....
RONAN PEARSON CONFIRMS RACE SERIES RETURN WITH WESTBOURNE
Sat Jan 12 2019
Scottish rising star extends Race Series partnership with Westbourne Motorsport ahead of full title assault in 2019.
New title sponsor set to be revealed on Pearson’s 2.0-litre, third-generation RS Clio 200 before the season opener....
MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES CARS TO BE DISPLAYED AT AUTOSPORT SHOW
Fri Jan 4 2019
Both the RS Clio 200 and 220 will be on display at the Autosport International Show at the NEC in Birmingham next week [10th-13th January] as preparations continue for the 2019 Michelin Clio Cup Series season.
Regarded by many as the tradi....
MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES DELIGHTS IN TENSE SILVERSTONE FINALE
Mon Oct 8 2018
As the curtain fell on a spectacular 2018 Michelin Clio Cup Series campaign, Westbourne Motorsport’s Ben Colburn emerged from a quartet of contenders to be crowned Vice-Champion at Silverstone’s International Circuit, splitting ....
CURTAIN FALLS ON ACTION-PACKED MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES CAMPAIGN AT SILVERSTONE
Sat Oct 6 2018
With Champions crowned in both classes, the Michelin Clio Cup Series heads to Silverstone - the ‘Home of British Motorsport’ - this weekend [06-07 October] as the curtain falls on another action-packed campaign.
PALMER AND HARRISON SEAL MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES' RACE AND ROAD TITLES AT ANGLESEY
Mon Sep 3 2018
Ben Palmer and Nic Harrison sealed the Michelin Clio Cup Series' Race and Road titles at Anglesey Circuit last weekend (01-02 September) with another brace of victories apiece.
The double triumph takes both to a ....
MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES SET FOR TRIPLE HEADER AT ANGLESEY
Thu Aug 30 2018
The Michelin Clio Cup Series heads to Anglesey for the penultimate rounds of the season, with 2017 champion Ben Palmer out in front in the standings.
With 10 victories under his belt - that’s a perfect success rate - privateer Palmer....
PALMER STEALS BOTH VICTORIES IN A THRILLING SNETTERTON DOUBLE HEADER
Mon Aug 6 2018
2017 champion Ben Palmer again proved that he was a force to be reckoned with this weekend, winning both races in the Michelin Clio Cup Series double header at Snetterton. This takes Palmer’s winning record to 10 this season, with t....
CHAMPIONSHIP LEADER BEN PALMER CLINCHES POLE AT A SUNNY SNETTERTON
Sat Aug 4 2018
It was reigning champion Ben Palmer who came out on top in a shortened Snetterton qualifying, setting a time of 2:10.843s. The privateer will start on pole for both races in the double header tomorrow, after doing enough to secure the first....
SNETTERTON MARKS NEXT CHAPTER IN MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES TITLE RACE
Fri Aug 3 2018
The Michelin Clio Cup Series returns to action at Snetterton this weekend [04-05 August], with privateer Ben Palmer looking to extend his one hundred percent win record in the category.
Reigning Champion Palmer – who fought b....
BEN PALMER RECOVERS TO CLAIM THRUXTON DOUBLE AND EXTEND POINTS LEAD
Mon Jul 9 2018
Ben Palmer fought back to claim both race victories as the Michelin Clio Cup Series returned to action at the high-speed Thruxton Circuit and extended his advantage atop the Race Series standings.
It was team-mate Simon Freeman (Pi....
MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES PROVIDES ANOTHER WEEKEND OF EXCELLENT RACING
Sun May 13 2018
The Michelin Clio Cup Series delivered another excellent weekend of racing as Ben Palmer makes it a brilliant six wins in a row.
Ben Palmer (BPR) extends his championship lead further and picks up another two wins in the process, g....
PEARSON SNATCHES POLE IN A WET BRANDS HATCH QUALIFYING
Sat May 12 2018
It was Ronan Pearson who snatched pole position in the Michelin Clio Cup Series at Brands Hatch in tricky conditions.
Pearson (Westbourne Motorsport) put in a last minute flying lap of 59.765s in the wet to pip current championship....
BATTLE IN MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP SET BECOME EVER CLOSER
Fri May 11 2018
The battle in the Michelin Clio Cup Series Championship is to become ever closer as the series heads to Brands Hatch.
The Kent circuit will play host to the series on the 12 and the 13th of May as the drivers take to the Indy Circu....
BEN PALMER CEMENTS PERFECT START TO MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP AT ROCKINGHAM
Sun Apr 15 2018
Ben Palmer cemented the perfect start to his Michelin Clio Cup Series title defence with another brace of victories at Rockingham Motor Speedway to make it four from four.
The opening contest took place on Saturday in dry and brigh....
TITLE FIGHT SET TO INTENSIFY AS MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES HEADS TO ROCKINGHAM
Fri Apr 13 2018
Title aspirations are set to intensify this weekend as the Michelin Clio Cup Series heads to Rockingham Motor Speedway in Northamptonshire for the second meeting of the 2018 season.
Silverstone proved an exceptional start to the se....
PALMER DOUBLES UP TO EXTEND RACE SERIES ADVANTAGE IN SILVERSTONE FINALE
Sun Mar 25 2018
Ben Palmer completed a dominant double after taking victory in the final race of the opening Michelin Clio Cup Series meeting for 2018 at Silverstone.
The reigning champion converted pole position to victory to make it two wins at Silverst....
SEASON OPENER ENDS IN VICTORY FOR PALMER AND HARRISON
Sun Mar 25 2018
Ben Palmer kicked off the 2018 Michelin Clio Cup Series with a dominant win in race one at the Silverstone National Circuit.
The reigning champion led from pole position and was untouchable as he cleared away from the rest of the field, cr....
PALMER KICKS OFF TITLE DEFENCE WITH DOUBLE POLE POSITION AT SILVERSTONE
Sat Mar 24 2018
The first qualifying session of the 2018 Michelin Clio Cup Series kicked off with reigning series champion Ben Palmer securing pole position for both contests at the Silverstone National Circuit.
The Maidenhead-born driver comforta....
Ben Palmer will return to defend his Michelin Clio Cup Series title in 2018 after joining forces with fellow podium regular Simon Freeman at his self-run Ben Palmer Racing outfit.
Palmer, who took 11 race victories en route to the Race Ser....
FINLAY ROBINSON GRADUATES TO RACE SERIES WITH WESTBOURNE MOTORSPORT
Sat Feb 24 2018
Finlay Robinson will graduate to the Race Series category of the Michelin Clio Cup Series with Westbourne Motorsport in 2018.
The former Junior Saloon Car Championship (JSCC) competitor joined the Road Series category for race-converted Re....
CLIO CUP SERIES CONTENDERS OUT IN FORCE AT SILVERSTONE TEST
Mon Feb 19 2018
Preparations for the 2018 Michelin Clio Cup Series moved up another gear at Silverstone last Friday [16 February] after all three title contenders from recent seasons began winter testing.
MRM and Jade Developments, champions in the Race....
BEN COLBURN CONFIRMED FOR THIRD SUCCESSIVE CLIO CUP SERIES CAMPAIGN
Mon Feb 12 2018
Ben Colburn will return for a third successive Michelin Clio Cup Series campaign with family-run team Westbourne Motorsport.
The Worthing-based racer made his podium breakthrough in the Race Series at both Croft and Rockingham en route to ....
THRUXTON AND SNETTERTON FEATURE IN PROVISIONAL 2018 MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES CALENDAR
Fri Dec 1 2017
Exciting returns to Thruxton and Snetterton are amongst the highlights of the provisional calendar for the 2018 Michelin Clio Cup Series, which is set to be contested over seven meetings from March through to October next year.
RECORDS BREAKERS: CLASS OF 2017 WRITE THEIR NAME IN CLIO CUP SERIES HISTORY BOOKS
Sun Oct 22 2017
This season’s edition of the Michelin Clio Cup Series will go down as one of the most close-fought and action-packed years in the championship so far, and a look at the numbers brings up some fascinating statistics and some record-bre....
BEN PALMER AND NIC HARRISON TAKE 2017 MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES TITLE GLORY
Mon Oct 9 2017
Ben Palmer and Nic Harrison have taken championship glory in the Race Series and Road Series respectively during a thrilling Michelin Clio Cup Series season finale around the Silverstone International Circuit this weekend (07/08 October).
POINTS LEADERS TAKE PIVOTAL POLE POSITIONS IN FINALE QUALIFYING
Sat Oct 7 2017
Ben Palmer and Nic Harrison secured a double pole position apiece in the Race Series and Road Series respectively during the final qualifying session of the 2017 Michelin Clio Cup Series season at Silverstone today (07 October).
SEASON-HIGH SEVENTEEN CAR ENTRY FOR SILVERSTONE FINALE
Sat Oct 7 2017
Silverstone will host the biggest Michelin Clio Cup Series grid in two years this weekend (07/08 October) when a seventeen car entry tackles two races around the International circuit during the 2017 season finale.
The grid has been ....
MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES ALL SET FOR THRILLING SILVERSTONE SEASON FINALE
Mon Oct 2 2017
The Michelin Clio Cup Series returns to Silverstone this weekend for the final rounds of what has been a thrilling 2017 season, with Ben Palmer and Nic Harrison in pole position to taste championship success.
George Young is an exciting addition to the Michelin Clio Cup Series grid for next weekend's season finale at Silverstone (07/08 October), joining the Race Series contingent as a privateer entrant.
22 year old Young will make hi....
BEN PALMER WINS EN-ROUTE TO RACE SERIES PRIZE AT BRANDS HATCH
Wed Jan 17 2018
Ben Palmer will contest the final round of the Renault UK Clio Cup after cementing his advantage in the Michelin Clio Cup Series standings after a decisive meeting at Brands Hatch last weekend [September 23/24].
BEN PALMER LEADS THE FIELD INTO PRIZE-DECIDING BRANDS HATCH MEETING
Wed Sep 20 2017
Ben Palmer and Anton Spires arrive at Brands Hatch this weekend locked in a battle for the Michelin Clio Cup Series title honours, their fight at the front takes extra significance with the double-header deciding the championship prizes for....
BEN PALMER EXTENDS RACE SERIES ADVANTAGE WITH ANGLESEY BRACE
Tue Sep 5 2017
Ben Palmer bounced back from misfortune in the opening race to record a brace of victories in the Michelin Clio Cup Series on the championship's annual visit to Anglesey and further extend his points lead in the Race Series.
ANGLESEY TRIPLE-HEADER CONTINUES MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES TITLE FIGHT
Tue Aug 29 2017
Just three rounds stand between either Ben Palmer and Anton Spires and the Michelin Clio Cup Series title, with the two arriving at Anglesey for this weekends triple-header separated by 20 points in the Race Series standings.
MISFORTUNE FOR SPIRES AS PALMER EXTENDS LEAD AT DONINGTON PARK
Tue Aug 29 2017
Ben Palmer extended his advantage in the Michelin Clio Cup Series standings to 19 points as both he and championship rival Anton Spires claimed a victory apiece at Donington Park last weekend [22-23 July].
MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES MARKS HALFWAY STAGE AT DONINGTON PARK
Tue Aug 29 2017
The Michelin Clio Cup Series reaches half-distance at Donington Park this coming weekend [22nd/23rd July], with MRM's Ben Palmer and Westbourne's Anton Spires locked in a duel atop the Race Series sta....
PALMER FIGHTS TO TRIUMPHANT ROCKINGHAM MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES DOUBLE
Mon Jul 3 2017
Ben Palmer has made it four Michelin Clio Cup Series wins in a row with a superb pair of Race Series victories at Rockingham this past weekend (01/02 July), while championship debutant Sean Thomas enjoyed a double success of his own in the ....
MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES BACK ON TRACK WITH ROCKINGHAM DOUBLE HEADER
Mon Jun 26 2017
If the opening four races of the season have been anything to go by, the Michelin Clio Cup Series promises to produce two thrilling, action-packed encounters this weekend (1/2 July) as the championship returns to action at Rockingham Motor ....
PALMER TAKES CROFT DOUBLE TO SEIZE CLIO SERIES STANDINGS LEAD
Sun Apr 30 2017
Ben Palmer scored a brace of victories in the Michelin Clio Cup Series this weekend at Croft [28-29 April] to give himself a four-point advantage at the top of Race Series standings over rival Anton Spires, with Nic Harrison similarly takin....
CROFT SET TO HOST EXCITING SECOND CHAPTER IN MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES TITLE FIGHT
Thu Apr 27 2017
After an action-packed season opener at Silverstone last month, the Michelin Clio Cup Series heads next to Croft this weekend [28/29 April] for Rounds Three and Four of what is already shaping up to be a closely-fought title battle.
PALMER AND SPIRES SHARE THE SPOILS IN THRILLING SILVERSTONE SEASON OPENER
Mon Mar 27 2017
Ben Palmer and Anton Spires took a Race Series victory apiece during the opening rounds of the Michelin Clio Cup Series at Silverstone this weekend (25/26 March), while Richard Colburn and Nic Harrison shared the spoils in the Road Series.
SILVERSTONE THE HOST FOR 2017 MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES SEASON OPENER
Thu Mar 23 2017
Following a long winter break, the Michelin Clio Cup Series bursts back into action this weekend (25/26 March) at the ‘Home of British Motorsport’ Silverstone with Rounds One and Two of what promises to be a close-fought and act....
JON BILLINGSLEY AND VANQUISH MOTORSPORT CONFIRM MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES RETURN
Thu Mar 23 2017
Jon Billingsley (Maidstone) will return to the Michelin Clio Cup Series for a second consecutive season with Vanquish Motorsport, starting with this weekend’s opening two rounds at Silverstone [25/26 March].
Billingsley, who se....
SENSATIONAL MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES RETURN FOR FORMER CHAMPION ANTON SPIRES
Wed Mar 22 2017
Anton Spires has agreed an eleventh hour deal to return to the Michelin Clio Cup Series, reuniting with the Westbourne Motorsport team that guided him to 2014 Road Series title success.
Spires enjoyed a triumphant run to the champion....
SHANEL DREWE GRADUATES TO MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES WITH JADE DEVELOPMENTS
Sun Mar 19 2017
Teenage talent Shanel Drewe will mount a challenge on the Michelin Clio Cup Series this year, entering the Road Series with reigning class champions Jade Developments.
Drewe made her car-racing debut last season in the Junior Saloon Car Ch....
BEN COLBURN AIMING FOR CHAMPIONSHIP CHALLENGE IN SECOND SEASON
Thu Mar 16 2017
Ben Colburn is targeting the Michelin Clio Cup Series championship title after confirming his return for a second successive campaign with family-run team Westbourne Motorsport.
The 17-year old finished his first season in the category in ....
SARAH FRANKLIN LOOKING FOR CONSISTENCY AFTER RACE CLASS SWITCH
Wed Mar 15 2017
Michelin Clio Cup Series stalwart Sarah Franklin will graduate to the championship's highly-competitive Race class for this season in continued partnership with Westbourne Motorsport.
Franklin, an experienced competitor in the cost-ef....
BEN PALMER TARGETING CLIO SERIES TITLE AND TOCA GRADUATION
Tue Mar 14 2017
Ben Palmer will contest a second successive season in the Michelin Clio Cup Series after confirming his return as an independent entry in the Race Class for the upcoming campaign.
Palmer, from Maidenhead, enjoyed a consistent maiden season....
NICK WHITE KEEN TO PROGRESS AFTER RACE CLASS GRADUATION
Mon Mar 13 2017
Nick White will contest a full season in the Michelin Clio Cup Series after graduating from the championship's cost-effective Road Class to the highly competitive Race series for 2017.
The Melksham-based racer impressed on his debut a....
MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES ANNOUNCES NEW PRESS OFFICERS
Fri Mar 10 2017
The Michelin Clio Cup Series is pleased to announce that both Simon Paice and Damian Meaden have joined the team for the forthcoming season as joint Press Officers.
The pairing bring a wealth of experience to the championship in the fields....
Autosport International showcase Michelin Clio Cup Series
Wed Jan 18 2017
Every year, the Autosport International Show is the motorsport event that kick starts the season. With lots of teams and drivers launching their season ahead, BARC were pleased to be showcasing the Michelin Clio Cup Series car alongside the....
Westbourne announce £8000 prize fund for Michelin Clio Series
Thu Jan 12 2017
Joint championship promoter, Westbourne Motorsport, have announced details of the 2017 prize fund for the BARC Michelin Clio Series.
Keen to promote Renault’s UK racing ladder, that has seen the manufacturer compete in the BTCC suppo....
DORLIN & FABBY CLINCH SERIES TITLES AT SENSATIONAL SEASON FINALE
Tue Oct 11 2016
The curtain was brought down on the 2016 Michelin Clio Cup Series in fine style at Silverstone this past weekend [8-9 October] as James Dorlin and Jack Fabby walked away with championship silverware.
In what has been a rollercoaster season....
JAMES COLBURN WINS TWICE AT ANGLESEY AS TITLE BATTLE HEATS UP
Tue Sep 13 2016
The battle for the 2016 Michelin Clio Cup Series title will go down to the final round at Silverstone in mid-October after two entertaining encounters at Anglesey saw James Dorlin and Brett Lidsey bag vital points in their individual quests....
LIDSEY & RANDON SHARE VICTORIES IN CONTRASTING BRANDS HATCH CONDITIONS
Sun Jun 26 2016
Brett Lidsey and Sam Randon proved to be the class of the field at Brands Hatch as different conditions proved to be an enthralling addition to the Michelin Clio Cup Series for rounds 8 and 9 this past weekend [25-26th June].
In what was a....
MICHELIN CLIO CUP SERIES PRIMED FOR BRANDS HATCH BLOCKBUSTER
Tue Jun 21 2016
The Michelin Clio Cup Series reaches the halfway point of the season this weekend with Brands Hatch looking to provide the perfect backdrop to the latest exhilarating chapter of an already fascinating 2016 campaign.
Returning to the track ....
JAMES DORLIN FENDS OFF ALL CHALLENGERS TO DOUBLE UP AT ROCKINGHAM
Sun May 29 2016
James Dorlin romped to a brace of wins in the latest rounds of the Michelin Clio Cup Series at Rockinghm this weekend (28-29 May) to further extend his championship points lead.
Entering rounds six and seven heading the standings, the West....