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WEDNESDAY 22ND MARCH 2017
Masters USA set for a storming season with an over subscribed grid confirmed for Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada Support Race
The 2017 Masters USA season is shaping up to be our best yet with three F1 Support Races on the 2017 calendar and trips to the famous road circuits of Laguna Seca, Mosport and Road America thrown into the mix. The US season kicks off on May 19/21 with a West Coast trip to the inaugural Spring Classic at Mazda Raceway Lagu...

FRIDAY 17TH MARCH 2017
We kick off an exciting season in the Spanish sunshine with an oversubscribed grid for Masters Pre-66 Touring Cars!
The Espiritu de Montjuic on April 8/9 at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya offers a great chance to blow away the winter cobwebs and to catch a first glimpse of the cars that are set to light up the Masters 2017 season. We are delighted that the combined Masters Pre-66 Touring car and NKHTGT is full to bursting! Round 1 of ...

FRIDAY 3RD MARCH 2017
On your marks, get set...the 2017 Season is here!
With so many exciting events on the calendar for this year it’s no surprise that we have had a great response to our 2017 Event Guide. We are pleased that so many drivers have taken advantage of our new introductory Special Offers, including the free test day at Brands Hatch on March 16th and extra VIP Drivers’ Club pa...

WEDNESDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2017
2017 Entries are open - it’s time to start planning your Masters racing season!
The 2017 Masters Event Guide is hot off the press and winging its way in the post to our 2016 Members. The 2017 Event Guide contains all you need to know to get your racing season off to a flying start and also includes details on all the Masters Events across Europe and the USA, with information on some great hotel deals ...

WEDNESDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2017
Masters Historic Racing announces Sponsorship with Y.CO
Masters Historic Racing, the leading organiser of International historic motor racing is delighted to announce a three-year partnership with Y.CO, the challenger brand of the superyacht industry. Y.CO will become an Official Sponsor of Masters Historic Racing with a specific association with the FIA Masters Historic Sports...

FRIDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2017
Masters USA Calendar released
Masters continues US charge Masters USA is ready for an exciting season in 2017, with three Formula 1 Support races and appearances at some of the best events in North America’s historic racing calendar. The US season starts on May 19th-20th in sunny California as part of the inaugural Spring Classic event. This year t...

THURSDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2017
Masters to show off 2017 season!
The Masters Team will be exhibiting at two London-based shows in February, giving drivers and preparers the chance to catch up after the long winter break and start planning the exciting year of racing ahead. The first event is the inaugural *Olympia Historic Automobile Fair & Auction*, in partnership with renowned auction...

FRIDAY 18TH NOVEMBER 2016
Masters Historic Racing confirms 2016 champions!
Masters Historic Racing confirms 2016 champions Masters Historic Racing is celebrating the achievements of its champions after another superb season of competition. With titles won in FIA Masters Historic Formula One, FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars, Stena Line Gentlemen Drivers Pre-66 GT and Pre-66 Touring Cars, Maste...

FRIDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2016
European Festivals highlight 2017 Masters Historic Racing Calendar
Masters Historic Racing has announced its 2017 European race calendar with an eight-event programme, including two new venues, themed around the major historic festivals. Starting in April, Masters Historic Racing will mark a return to the Espiritu de Montjuic in Barcelona on April 8/9 after a year’s absence from the pop...

TUESDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 2016
Kubota’s Mexican wave!
Katsu Kubota scored a double top in Mexico as he won the two Masters Historic Formula One races in support of the Mexican Grand Prix. Pole sitter Katsu Kubota (Lotus 78) set off with determination in the opening race, closely followed by Aaron Scott (March 761), while James Davison (Arrows A1) reluctantly started from the ...

TUESDAY 25TH OCTOBER 2016
Charles Nearburg and Katsu Kubota took a win apiece at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas in the two Masters Historic Formula One races.
Kubota (Lotus 78) took the opening race after wrestling the lead away from Nearburg’s Williams FW07B. From the rolling start, it was Nearburg who held the lead but Kubota did not give him an easy first lap, and after a close wheel-to-wheel tussle through he complex of turns 12-15, Kubota finally asserted himself into the ...

SUNDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2016
Forsbrey/Newall win Masters Three Hours at Jarama
David Forsbrey and Andy Newall took a comfortable win in the Three Hours race at Jarama, as they saw the challenge of their rivaling Rui Macedo Silva/Pedro Macedo Silva/Joaquim Jorge GT40 fade away when Joaquim Jorge – at the wheel of another car during Sunday’s first stint – contrived to hitting the car that he was g...

SUNDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2016
Mike Donovan takes final FIA Masters Historic Sports Car win of the year at Jarama
Mike Donovan pipped poleman Max Smith-Hilliard at the start and then fended off a challenge from Jason Wright’s fellow Lola T70 Mk3B to win the final FIA Masters Historic Sports Car race of the year at Jarama. Smith-Hilliard (Chevron B19) finished third after coming back from a drivethrough penalty that had dropped him ba...

SUNDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2016
Thornton dominates Jarama’s second FIA Masters Historic Formula One race
Greg Thornton fended off an early charge from Michael Lyons to go on to dominate the second FIA Masters Historic Formula One race of the Espíritu del Jarama weekend. The Lotus 91 driver put in two consecutive fastest laps of the race on laps 5 and 6 to break Lyons’ will before crossing the line with a massive 36-second l...

SUNDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2016
Greg Thornton triumphs in first FIA Masters Historic Formula One race at Jarama
Lotus 91 driver Greg Thornton strode away to a comfortable win in the first of two FIA Masters Historic Formula One races at Jarama. Fending off the attentions of Michael Lyons’ Hesketh 308 in the first two corners, the poleman opened up a gap of around ten seconds to take the spoils at the Spanish track. In second place,...

MONDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2016
Nick Padmore beats Loïc Deman to take 12th FIA Masters Historic Formula One win of the season
Nick Padmore and Loïc Deman put up a great show in the second FIA Masters Historic Formula One race at Spa by battling it out for the entire race. Deman led for 9 laps, with Padmore’s Williams FW07C climbing all over the back of the Belgian’s Tyrrell 010, before the Briton swept past when Deman was head up overtaking a...

SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2016
Craig Davies takes convincing Masters Pre-66 Touring Car victory
Craig Davies powered his Ford Mustang to a convincing Masters Pre-66 Touring Car win at Spa after the Leo Voyazides/Simon Hadfield challenge faded. The Greek retired their Ford Falcon with an overheating engine. From pole, Davies led from start to finish, having narrowly kept Voyazides at bay when the Falcon still ran. In t...

SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2016
Olly Bryant powers to FIA Masters Historic Sports Car victory at Spa
Oliver Bryant’s Lola T70 Mk3B beat the similar car of Danny Gibson/James Littlejohn to take FIA Masters Historic Sports Car glory at Spa. Bryant came to the fore after early leader Martin O’Connell crashed his Chevron B19 at the top of the Raidillon, 17 minutes into the race. Until the pit window opened, 8 minutes late...

SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2016
Olly Bryant beats David & Oliver Hart in Stena Line Gentlemen Drivers showdown
Oliver Bryant beat the father-and-son team of David and Oliver Hart by seven tenths to win the 90-minute Stena Line Gentlemen Drivers race at Spa. Always quick on cold tyres, David Hart in the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupé had led the first part of the race, opening up a four-second lead on pole man Bryant’s AC Cobra, righ...

SATURDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 2016
Padmore takes last-gap win in FIA Masters Historic Formula One
From pole, Loïc Deman was on course for a home victory when his Tyrrell expired in the Bus-Stop chicane, literally in sight of the finish line. This handed the win to Padmore, who followed the Belgian all race but could do nothing about it. Padmore couldn’t believe his luck. **I chased and chased, but kept hitting the l...

SATURDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 2016
Chris and Ben Beighton take lights-to-flag win in Masters 70s Celebration & Allcomers race
The Sunbeam Tiger driven by Chris and Ben Beighton powered to a lights-to-flag win in the Masters 70s Celebration & Allcomers race at Spa, although the Chevron B8s of Alec Hammond and Robert Beebee/Steve Boultbee Brooks followed the Tiger across the line within the space of seconds. Chris Beighton had handed his son a comf...

SUNDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2016
Padmore makes it ten wins in FIA Masters Historic Formula One with measured drive
The power of ten applied for Nick Padmore as the Williams FW07C driver stormed to a lights-to-flag victory in the second FIA Masters Historic Formula One race at Zandvoort. With his tenth win of the season, Padmore further cemented his lead in the championship, which is now up for grabs at the next round at Spa in two weeks...

SUNDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2016
Voyazides/Hadfield beat Michael Gans on the line in thrilling FIA Masters Historic Sports Car race
A thrilling FIA Masters Historic Sports Car race at Zandvoort went right down the wire when after an hour of hard racing the Leo Voyazides/Simon Hadfield Lola T70 Mk3B edged out Michael Gans’ Lola T290 by half a second. A safety period just ahead of the pit window played into the Anglo-Greek pair’s hands as Voyazides wa...

SATURDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2016
Voyazides/Hadfield grab win in exciting Stena Line Gentlemen Drivers race at Zandvoort
In a hugely exciting Stena Line Gentlemen Drivers race at Zandvoort, the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupé of Leo Voyazides and Simon Hadfield survived an early spin from Voyazides to charge through the field for a close-fought win over the AC Cobra of Michael Gans and Andy Wolfe. The latter pair looked favourites for victory whe...

SATURDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2016
Padmore takes ninth season win in FIA Masters Historic Formula One
Nick Padmore led from lights to flag to claim his ninth victory of the season in the first FIA Masters Historic Formula One race at Zandvoort. From pole, the Williams FW07C driver controlled a lead between two and three seconds to keep Christophe d’Ansembourg in a similar FW07C at bay. The Belgian had to fend off the clos...

SATURDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2016
Wolfe/Gans claim Pre-66 Touring Car victory
Despite their initial advantage wiped away by a safety-car period, Andy Wolfe and Michael Gans ran away to a controlled victory in the Pre-66 Touring Car race at Zandvoort. The Lotus Cortina pair finished ten seconds up the road from three more Cortinas driven by Mark Martin/Andrew Haddon, Andrea Stortoni and Carlos Monteve...

MONDAY 22ND AUGUST 2016
Nearburg and Marvin share Masters USA honours at Laguna Seca
Two superb races, and grids of stunning cars, made the two Masters USA races the stand-out events at the ever-popular Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, as Charles Nearburg and Dan Marvin split honours between them. Charles Nearburg (Williams FW07) had been quickest in both qualifying sessions and started the opening race...

MONDAY 15TH AUGUST 2016
Padmore takes FIA Masters HIstoric Formula One double
Nick Padmore was the man to beat again in the FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship at the Nürburgring last weekend. Padmore, having qualified his Williams FW07, drove away to a controlled victory in the first race, building a gap of around 2.5 seconds to Loïc Deman’s Tyrrell 010 before the Belgian settled for ...

SUNDAY 14TH AUGUST 2016
Rossi claims FIA Masters Historic Sports Car victory at the Nürburgring
Manfredo Rossi di Montelera gave his Osella-Abarth PA1 its maiden win in the FIA Masters Historic Sports Car Championship by winning the Oldtimer-Grand-Prix round at the Nürburgring. The Italian narrowly held off Lola T70 Mk3B pair Jason Wright and Mike Donovan despite his car developing brake problems towards the end. In ...

SUNDAY 14TH AUGUST 2016
Gans/Wolfe take commanding Stena Line Gentlemen Drivers win at Nürburgring
Michael Gans and Andy Wolfe led all the way for a commanding win in the Stena Line Gentlemen Drivers race at the Nürburgring. From its pole position, their AC Cobra was never headed as Gans handed a comfortable lead to Wolfe, who controlled the gap to second-placed Julian Thomas (Jaguar E-type) until the end. Nicky Pastore...

SUNDAY 31ST JULY 2016
It's Matra Magic
The Can Am 50 Interserie Challenge had the honour of bringing the Silverstone Classic to a close with its second race on Sunday. Rob Hall's Matra had pole position as the field lined up in finishing order from Saturday's race. A rolling start unleashed these thundering vehicles for a 20 minute race and it was Rob Hall who ...

SUNDAY 31ST JULY 2016
Davies wins Mustang muscle tussle
The Pre-66 Touring Cars presented an amazing mix of big-engined American machinery, joined by more modest Lotus Cortinas and cheeky Austin Minis. Sean McInerney was on pole in the Mustang and held his lead at the rolling start as Leo Voyazides spun spectacularly across the front of the pack after an incident at Village. The...

SUNDAY 31ST JULY 2016
Hancock's glorious half hour!
The FIA Masters Historic Formula One cars returned to the Silverstone circuit for their second race of the Siverstone Classic weekend. With Nick Padmore having taken his fifth race win of the season in front of Loic Deman and Greg Thornton on Saturday, the cars re-set in their original Friday qualifying positions, Padmore s...

SATURDAY 30TH JULY 2016
Voyazides & Hadfield triumph in the International Trophy
The Pre-66 Classic GT Cars swarmed onto the Silverstone circuit for for Saturday's 50 minute race, as the shadows lengthened. At the rolling start, Mike Whitaker held his lead from pole position, with Leo Voyazides initially running second, but Oliver Bryant taking that position after a prolonged battle on the first lap. N...

SATURDAY 30TH JULY 2016
The Magnificent Matra of Rob Hall & Andy Wills win FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars
The FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars flowed onto the circuit at the Silverstone Classic with a multiple-class field of 45 cars taking to the circuit for a fifty minute race with pitstops. Pole belonged to the Hall/Willis Matra but the Smith-Hilliard/Padmore combination was also on the front row with the Chevron, followed b...

SATURDAY 30TH JULY 2016
Rob Hall takes Can Am 50 Interserie Challenge victory
The Can Am 50 Interserie Challenge might just be the finest collection of engine noise at the Silverstone Classic discuss! Rob Hall's bellowing Matra was on pole ahead of two McLarens with over 15 litres of engine capacity between them, and the prospect of a thrilling twenty-minute race. At the start, Andrew Newall deplo...

SATURDAY 30TH JULY 2016
Padmore takes fifth victory in a row
The FIA Masters Historic Formula One cars broke the silence on Silverstone's hallowed tarmac just after lunch, with 29 competitors lining up, headed by quadruple winner Nick Padmore in the Williams belonging to Max Smith-Hilliard, next to Greg Thornton's Lotus on the front row, with last year's winner Martin Stretton in thi...

MONDAY 18TH JULY 2016
Shippert and Thornton take Masters USA wins at The Hawk
A double win for Ethan Shippert's Brabham BT44 and one for Greg Thornton (Lotus 77) were the highlights of three evocative races at Road America's annual The Hawk historic racing weekend. Greg Thornton (Lotus 77) started the opener from pole, with the Brit leading Ethan Shippert in the Phil Reilly-owned Brabham BT44. Shipp...

TUESDAY 12TH JULY 2016
The Stunning Silverstone entry for FIA Masters Historic F1 grid
Just three weeks after the British Grand Prix, Silverstone will play host to another Formula 1 grid, this time echoing the sights and sounds of the 1970s and 80s. The FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship headlines the annual Silverstone Classic and boasts a superb entry. Headed by Nick Padmore (Williams FW07), wh...

SUNDAY 3RD JULY 2016
Another Newall Masterclass
The final Masters race of the weekend at Donington Park, the Allcomers race, including the CanAm Interserie Challenge, lined up on Sunday afternoon with Andrew Newall's mighty 8.8 litre McLaren on pole, ahead of Mike Donovan's Lola T70. Newall took the lead at the start from a challenging Donovan, John Grant passing the Lo...

SUNDAY 3RD JULY 2016
FIA Masters Historic Sports Car honours go to Piercy & Stretton
The FIA Masters Historic Sports Car Championship car race would be contested for one hour under slight cloud but in dry and bright conditions. A couple of significant withdrawals by Monteverde/Pearson and Minshaw/Keen sadly depleted the field, but the head of the grid was still dominated by Lolas, headed by Mark Piercy on p...

SUNDAY 3RD JULY 2016
Padmore does the double
The FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship cars lined up on the grid of Donington's Grand Prix circuit with Nick Padmore on pole in the Williams FW07C and Martin Stretton alongside in the Tyrrell 010. At lights out, Stretton was slow away, Padmore taking the advantage with Mike Wrigley moving into second place in fr...

SUNDAY 3RD JULY 2016
Victory for Henry Mann in Masters Pre-66 Touring Cars
The first of the Masters races on Sunday at Donington Park was the Masters Pre-66 Touring Cars, lining up for a one-hour race after a wet and inconclusive qualifying session. Henry Mann's Ford Fairlane, in its second time out racing, was on pole, with the Wolfe/Gans Cortina and Sean McInerney's Cortina right behind, plus tw...

SATURDAY 2ND JULY 2016
Masters Three Hours success for Forsbrey & Newall
The Masters Three Hours started at 4:30pm under threatening grey skies with the GT40s heading the grid, ahead of two rows of E-Types and Cobras. At the start, the GT40s went through Redgate together, but it was the red car of Forsbrey/Newall completing the first lap ahead of the Chiles Cobra, which in turn was being monster...

SATURDAY 2ND JULY 2016
Padmore takes victory in FIA Masters Historic Formula One
The FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship cars lined up on the grid of Donington's Grand Prix circuit under threat of drizzle. At the start, Martin Stretton squeezed around the outside of Nick Padmore at Redgate, with Loic Deman slotting into 3rd by the end of the first lap and Padmore showing no sign of dropping aw...

SATURDAY 2ND JULY 2016
Newall claims third victory
The Masters Allcomers race, including the CanAm Interserie Challenge, started on a slightly damp track in sunny conditions. Andrew Newall took lead at start from John Grant with Mike Donovan moving into 3rd past Frank Bradley. By lap 3, Newall was 2.5 seconds clear, setting fastest lap as Jonathan Loader took the Inter A ...


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