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Oly Collins end of season interview Nov 2012

18/12/12 - Oly Collins end of season interview Nov 2012

In the fifth of a short series of interviews, we catch up with Team Manager Oly Collins as he takes a look back at his 2012 season and discusses the team's plans and hopes for 2013.

Motorbase rewards Formula Ford stars with BTCC test

08/12/12 - Motorbase rewards Formula Ford stars with BTCC test

Motorbase Performance have teamed up with tyre supplier Dunlop to offer two young Formula Ford drivers the chance to get behind the wheel of the team's Ford Focus.

Aron Smith end of season interview Nov 2012

04/12/12 - Aron Smith end of season interview Nov 2012

The 2012 British Touring Car Championship season was a mix of highs and lows for the Motorbase Performance team as the Kent based squad entered a new era.

Michael Caine Interview Nov 2012

27/11/12 - Michael Caine Interview Nov 2012

The 2012 British GT season ended spectacularly well for Motorbase Performance. Returning to the Championship after a 5 year break, the Kent based squad reigned triumphant.

David Bartrum End of Season Interview Nov 2012

21/11/12 - David Bartrum End of Season Interview Nov 2012

2012 was a good year for Motorbase Performance. The Kent-based team picked up the British GT Title on its first return to the Championship after a five year gap.

Mat Jackson end of season interview

14/11/12 - Mat Jackson 2012 end of season interview

The 2012 British Touring Car Championship season was a mix of highs and lows for the Motorbase Performance team which saw the Kent based squad enter a new era.

Young drivers get BTCC test with Motorbase

08/11/12 - Young drivers get BTCC test with Motorbase

Two teenagers from Kent got the opportunity of a lifetime at Brands Hatch today when they got behind the wheel of the Motorbase Performance Ford Focus S2000 Touring Car.

Smith gets maiden run in Motorbase NGTC

07/11/12 - Smith gets maiden run in Motorbase NGTC

Motorsport Ireland Young Driver of the Year Aron Smith took his maiden run in the Motorbase Performance-built NGTC Ford Focus ST at the team's local track, Brands Hatch.

Mixed Fortunes for Redstone Racing at Season Finale

22/10/12 - Mixed Fortunes for Redstone Racing at Season Finale

It was a tale of two halves for Redstone Racing at Brands Hatch this weekend during the dramatic season finale of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).

Redstone Racing Focussed on Independent Title

16/10/12 - Redstone Racing Focussed on Independent Title

Redstone Racing is hunting home track glory this coming weekend as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) heads to Brands Hatch for the 2012 season finale.

Redstone Racing Shine at Silverstone

07/10/12 - Redstone Racing Shine at Silverstone

Redstone Racing performed the ultimate comeback to celebrate the maiden victory for its new NGTC Ford Focus ST and five top ten finishes at Silverstone this weekend (October 6/7).

Lancope returns to the track with Redstone Racing

05/10/12 - Lancope returns to the track with Redstone Racing

Network performance and security monitoring provider Lancope will be heading to 'The Home of British Motorsport' Silverstone Circuit on Sunday 7th October 2012.

2012 Avon Tyres British GT Champions

05/10/12 - 2012 Avon Tyres British GT Champions

David Bartrum would like to thank everyone at Motorbase Performance who contributed to an outstanding overall drivers' victory in the 2012 Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Redstone Racing Trio Geared up for Silverstone

02/10/12 - Redstone Racing Trio Geared up for Silverstone

Redstone Racing will be back up to full capacity, running all three Focus ST's as it heads to Silverstone for the penultimate round of 2012 Dunlop MSA BTCC season (October 6/7).

Motorbase wins British GT title

01/10/12 - Motorbase wins British GT title

The Motorbase Performance Porsche 911 GT3R crew of Daniele Perfetti and Michael Caine won the 2012 Avon Tyres British GT Championship in a dramatic final round at Donington.

Motorbase bids for British GT title

26/09/12 - Motorbase bids for British GT title

The Motorbase Performance Porsche 911 GT3R of Daniele Perfetti and Michael Caine will be one of five cars with a shot at taking the overall title.

Redstone Racing Reignite Independent Fight at Rockingham

23/09/12 - Redstone Racing Reignite Independent Fight at Rockingham

Redstone Racing has reignited its challenge for the Independents title after a solid weekend of results during round 8 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Redstone Racing Ready to Take on The Rock!

18/09/12 - Redstone Racing Ready to Take on The Rock!

Redstone Racing has its sights firmly set on closing the gap on the Independents championship leaders as Round 8 of The Dunlop MSA BTCC gets underway.

Motorbase NGTC Focus goes Global!

18/09/12 - Motorbase NGTC Focus goes Global!

The newly unveiled Motorbase NGTC Ford Focus ST reached an altogether 'Global' audience recently when it was featured in Ford Racing's 'Fast News' e-mag.

Motorbase Performance: British GT Championship – Silverstone

09/09/12 - British GT Silverstone Race Report

"We didn't test before the race as there was nothing available on the circuit with the race cars, only various track days. Daniele Perfetti and Steve Parish went on the simulator."

Redstone Racing Keep up the Pressure at Knockhill

27/08/12 - Redstone Racing Keep up the Pressure at Knockhill

Redstone Racing leaves Knockhill in an upbeat mood after a consistent weekend of results that saw the Motorbase-run squad achieve five top ten finishes.

Inside BTCC

27/08/12 - Inside BTCC

The latest edition of emag Inside BTCC has the full story on the new Motorbase built NGTC Ford Focus ST, including exclusive interviews with the team.

Motorbase rewards hard working marshals

25/08/12 - Redstone Racing Knockhill Qualifying Report

Redstone Racing look to have cured recent qualifying woes during this afternoon's session at Knockhill – with both the S2000 and NGTC Focus ST's securing top ten positions.

Motorbase rewards hard working marshals

22/08/12 - Motorbase rewards hard working marshals

It wouldn't be possible for motorsport to function without the time and energy given by thousands of volunteer marshals across circuits up and down the country every weekend.

Redstone Racing Focus on Independent Title Bid

21/08/12 - Redstone Racing Focus on Independent Title Bid

Redstone Racing are all set to take the high road across the border this week as round 7 of the BTCC reaches its most Northerly point at Scotland's picturesque Knockhill circuit.

Aron Smith behind the scenes

15/08/12 - Aron Smith behind the scenes

In a new series of behind the scene Motorbase team profiles; our first edition focuses on Aron Smith - Redstone Racing's New Kid on the Block!

Redstone Racing championship challenge back on track

12/08/12 - Redstone Racing championship challenge back on track

Redstone Racing leaves Snetterton in a buoyant mood at the end of a successful weekend of racing at Round 6 of Dunlop MSA BTCC's visit to Snetterton circuit.

All smiles at Snetterton for Redstone Racing

11/08/12 - All smiles at Snetterton for Redstone Racing

Redstone Racing is celebrating a trouble free qualifying session after the debut appearance of the all new Mountune-powered Ford Focus NGTC at Snetterton ahead of tomorrow's BTCC.

Motorbase Performance unveil new NGTC Focus

11/08/12 - Motorbase Performance unveil new NGTC Focus

Motorbase Performance is set to enter a new era in the Kent-based outfit's chequered history this coming weekend as they debut the all new Mountune-powered NGTC Ford Focus.

Redstone Racing praying for Snetterton salvation

06/08/12 - Redstone Racing praying for Snetterton salvation

Redstone Racing are hoping for divine intervention to help rejuvenate their challenge for the 2012 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) title as they head to Snetterton.

Top ten on home soil for Motorbase Performance

24/06/12 - Top ten on home soil for Motorbase Performance

Motorbase Performance continued its strong form with a top ten result for Steve Parish and Stephen Jelley during its home round of the 2012 British GT Championship at Brands Hatch.

Redstone Racing digging deep after Croft disappointment

24/06/12 - Redstone Racing digging deep after Croft disappointment

Kent-based Redstone Racing is hoping for a turn in fortunes after a torrid weekend during the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship's (BTCC) visit to Croft circuit.

Redstone Racing breathe in and move on with new Airwaves blackcurrant

23/06/12 - Redstone Racing breathe in and move on with new Airwaves blackcurrant

Redstone Racing is proud to launch Wrigley's Airwaves' latest 'pocket pick-me-up' – a new blackcurrant flavour chewing gum – at this weekend's BTCC meeting at Croft circuit.

Redstone Racing in fighting spirit for Croft

21/06/12 - Redstone Racing in fighting spirit for Croft

Redstone Racing is ready to fight back from a troublesome outing at Oulton Park when the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) visits Croft circuit this weekend.

Mixed emotions for Motorbase Performance at Rockingham

11/06/12 - Mixed emotions for Motorbase Performance at Rockingham

After a podium performance last time out at the Nürburgring, Motorbase Performance continued to demonstrate its strong pace at Rockingham Motor Speedway on 9th/10th June.

Redstone Racing down but not out!

10/06/12 - Redstone Racing down but not out!

Redstone Racing is vowing to fight back in the second half of the 2012 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) following a challenging weekend at Oulton Park.

Lancope heads to the racetrack with Redstone Racing

08/06/12 - Lancope heads to the racetrack with Redstone Racing

Network performance and security monitoring provider Lancope is heading to Oulton Park Circuit on Sunday 10th June 2012 to join Redstone in its sponsorship of Redstone Racing.

Motorbase adds Stephen Jelley to British GT line-up

06/06/12 - Motorbase adds Stephen Jelley to British GT line-up

Motorbase Performance is delighted to announce that Stephen Jelley will be joining Steve Parish for round three of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Rockingham.

Redstone Racing ready for Oulton Park jubilation

01/06/12 - Redstone Racing ready for Oulton Park jubilation

Redstone Racing is aiming for a rouge theme on the podium when the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship gets back underway at Oulton Park, Cheshire, on 9/10th June.

Smith to light up home city streets

01/06/12 - Smith to light up home city streets

Aron Smith will be getting back behind the wheel earlier than his Redstone Racing team-mates as he will be demonstrating his Ford Focus ST on the streets of Dublin this Sunday.

Double Podium Joy for Motorbase at the Nürburgring

21/05/12 - Double Podium Joy for Motorbase at the Nürburgring

Motorbase Performance celebrated its first podium result in this year's Avon Tyres British GT Championship after securing second and third place results at Germany's Nürburgring.

Motorbase Quartet Ready to Tackle World-Famous Nürburgring

14/05/12 - Motorbase Quartet Ready to Tackle World-Famous Nürburgring

Motorbase Performance is preparing its pair of Porsche 911 GT3Rs for an assault on Germany's Nürburgring in round two of the 2012 Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Triumph at Thruxton for Redstone Racing

29/04/12 - Triumph at Thruxton for Redstone Racing

Redstone Racing leads the Independent Teams' and Drivers' Championships after celebrating its second Dunlop BTCC win of the season in torrential rain at Thruxton circuit.

Dominant Redstone Racing ready for Thruxton thrills

23/04/12 - Dominant Redstone Racing ready for Thruxton thrills

After a dominant display at Donington Park, Kent's Redstone Racing turns its attention to the next round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Thruxton.

Online Charity Auction: Join Redstone Racing at Thruxton

20/04/12 - Online Charity Auction: Join Redstone Racing at Thruxton

Redstone Racing has launched a special charity auction, offering two fans the opportunity to become part of the team during the BTCC's visit to Thruxton on 29th April 2012.

Donington Delight for Redstone Racing

15/04/12 - Donington Delight for Redstone Racing

Redstone Racing thrilled the crowds with two victories during the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship's (BTCC) visit to Donington Park, Derbyshire, this weekend.

Redstone Racing looking for better fortunes at Donington Park

10/04/12 - Redstone Racing looking for better fortunes at Donington Park

After a difficult start to the season, Redstone Racing is hoping for a return to winning ways when the British Touring Car Championship arrives at Donington Park circuit this weekend.

Commanding British GT return for Motorbase Performance

10/04/12 - Commanding British GT return for Motorbase Performance

Motorbase Performance returned to the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Oulton Park for the first time since 2005 last weekend (6-9 April).

Motorbase Performance adds to British GT squad

04/04/12 - Motorbase Performance adds to British GT squad

Motorbase Performance has finalised plans to enter a second Porsche 911 GT3R in the 2012 Avon Tyres British GT Championship this season.

Redstone Racing frustrated but determined

01/04/12 - Redstone Racing frustrated but determined

Redstone Racing remains optimistic despite a challenging opening weekend to the 2012 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at its home circuit, Brands Hatch.

Redstone Racing ready to start season with home win

26/03/12 - Redstone Racing ready to start season with home win

Wrotham-based Redstone Racing will be vying for victory in front of its home crowd in the opening round of the 2012 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch.

Motorbase Performance voted fans' best touring car team

26/03/12 - Motorbase Performance voted fans' best touring car team

Motorbase Performance has beaten strong competition to be crowned 'best independent team in touring car racing 2011' by motorsport website TouringCarTimes.

New name, new challenge for Redstone Racing in 2012

19/03/12 - New name, new challenge for Redstone Racing in 2012

Motorbase Performance will compete under a new name, Redstone Racing, in the 2012 British Touring Car Championship after enhancing its partnership with Redstone.

Porsche performs strongly in first pre-season test

19/03/12 - Porsche performs strongly in first pre-season test

Motorbase Performance put its Porsche 911 GT3R through its paces in a crucial pre-season test at Oulton Park last week.

British GT campaign for Motorbase

07/03/12 - British GT campaign for Motorbase

Motorbase Performance has unveiled plans to contest the Avon Tyres British GT Championship with a Porsche 911 GT3R for Michael Caine and Daniele Perfetti.

Motorbase confirm Jackson, Griffin and Smith as driver line up for 2012 BTCC campaign

22/02/12 - Motorbase confirm Jackson, Griffin and Smith for 2012 BTCC campaign

Motorbase Performance are pleased to announce that Mat Jackson and Liam Griffin will remain with the team for the 2012 BTCC season and will be joined by Aron Smith.

Motorbase to take sabbatical from Porsche Carrera Cup GB

22/02/12 - Motorbase to take sabbatical from Porsche Carrera Cup GB

Motorbase Performance is to take a sabbatical from the Porsche Carrera Cup GB for the 2012 season.

Motorbase voted as best independent BTCC team of 2011

26/01/12 - Motorbase voted as best independent BTCC team of 2011

Motorbase Performance are proud to have been voted as the 'best independent team' of the Dunlop 2011 British Touring Car Championship season by readers of TouringCarTimes.

Michael Caine Interview January 2012

26/01/12 - Michael Caine Interview January 2012

In the third of a short series of interviews, we catch up with BTCC rookie and Porsche Carrera Cup veteran Michael Caine as he takes a look back at his 2011 season.

Oly Collins Interview January 2012

18/01/12 - Oly Collins Interview January 2012

In the second of a short series of interviews, we catch up with Team Manager Oly Collins as he takes a look back at his 2011 season and discusses the team's plans for 2012.

Mat Jackson Interview January 2012

05/01/12 - Mat Jackson Interview January 2012

In the first of a short series of interviews, we catch up with fans' favourite Mat Jackson as he takes a look back at his 2011 season and discusses his plans and hopes for 2012.

Mat Jackson Goes From Juggernaut to Sixty

05/01/12 - Mat Jackson Goes From Juggernaut to Sixty

Motorsport News recently joined Motorbase Performance drivers Mat Jackson & Michael Caine as they took on the challenge of driving the World's most powerful truck....the Volvo FH16.