Motorbase Performance News 2013
Motorbase Performance has confirmed that it will be consolidating its Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship programme in 2014, fielding three Mountune powered Ford Focus ST NGTC's for the season.
Motorbase Performance has taken the wraps off its most ambitious GT programme to date by revealing that it will field Aston Martin Vantage GT3s in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship as well in as a campaign in the Blancpain Endurance Series.
2013 promised to deliver so much for Airwaves Racing off the back of an impressive end to the 2012 season; but it turned out to be a year of two halves for the Motorbase Performance-run outfit.
Ford Fiesta Junior Champions Charlie Ladell and James 'JJ' Ross both got the chance to live out their dreams behind the wheel of the Addison Lee Motorbase Ford Focus touring car last Tuesday (October 29) thanks to Motorbase Performance Team Boss David Bartrum.
30/10/13 - Young drivers impress at Dunlop test day
Airwaves Racing was back on track at Norfolk's Snetterton 300 circuit yesterday (October 29) testing three young champions in one of the squad's Mountune-powered NGTC (next generation touring car) Ford Focus ST's as part of a Dunlop Tyres initiative.
Airwaves Racing team boss David Bartrum is full of praise for the Motorbase Performance squad's mechanics and engineers after their miracle rebuild of the #8 Airwaves Racing Ford Focus ST during last weekend's Dunlop MSA BTCC season finale at Brands Hatch.
Airwaves Racing made a spectacular return to the podium last weekend, collecting two independent race wins and podiums in all three races at its home track Brands Hatch during an action-packed finale to the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season.
08/10/13 - Airwaves Racing aiming to end on a high note
Airwaves Racing is aiming to end the season on a high note as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) arrives at the squad's home circuit; Brands Hatch for the 2013 season finale this coming weekend (October 12/13).
07/10/13 - Oman Air Motorbase thwarted in final race
Contact from a rival competitor dashed the title hopes of the Oman Air Motorbase squad in the ninth and final round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Donington Park on Sunday (6 October).
02/10/13 - Ahmad Al Harthy - Oman on a mission!
Ahmad Al Harthy will bring the curtain down on an incredibly successful first year of GT racing with the Oman Air Motorbase team in the final round of the 2013 Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Donington Park this coming weekend (5/6 October).
For the second year running, the Motorbase Porsche 911 GT3R will go into the final round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship as an outside contender for the overall title.
Airwaves Racing shone at the 'home of British motorsport' this weekend with a stunning set of six top ten results and two highly celebrated podium finishes during round 9 of the BTCC.
Airwaves Racing heads to the 'home of British motorsport' in force this weekend as the penultimate round of the Dunlop MSA BTCC arrives at the world-famous Silverstone circuit.
Airwaves Racing stormed back onto the podium during a wet and wild round 8 of the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Rockingham circuit this weekend.
12/09/13 - Airwaves Racing goes full throttle!
If you like the kick you get from Airwaves, you'll love the kick you get from winning! With Airwaves' new Full Throttle competition, you could be driving away in a high-performance Ford Focus ST!
11/09/13 - Tom Onslow-Cole joins Airwaves Racing
Tom Onslow-Cole will join the Airwaves Racing squad for the three remaining rounds of the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship; making his debut run in the third Airwaves Racing Ford Focus ST next generation touring car (NGTC).
10/09/13 - Airwaves Racing Revved up for Rockingham
Airwaves Racing has set its sights firmly on closing the gap in the independents standings as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship reconvenes at Northampton's Rockingham Speedway circuit this coming weekend (14/15 September).
09/09/13 - Second 2013 Victory for Oman Air Motorbase
A superb victory in round eight of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship, backed up by yet another points' finish in round nine made it a fine weekend for the Oman Air Motorbase team at Zandvoort in The Netherlands over the weekend (7/8 September).
03/09/13 - Wrigley Goes Full Throttle With New Campaign
This month, Wrigley's Airwaves is kick starting the second phase of its major £multi-million campaign that launched earlier this year, which included the sponsorship of the Motorbase Performance 'Airwaves Racing' team throughout the BTCC.
The Zandvoort circuit in the Netherlands will provide a new challenge for the Oman Air Motorbase team during rounds eight and nine of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship.
Airwaves Racing leaves Scotland with three hard fought top ten finishes following a frenetic weekend's racing action during round 7 of the Dunlop MSA BTCC at Knockhill this weekend.
Airwaves Racing is set to take the high road across the border this week as round 7 of the Dunlop MSA BTCC reaches its most Northerly point at Scotland's picturesque Knockhill circuit.
12/08/13 - More points for Oman Air Motorbase
Ahmad Al Harthy, Michael Caine and Oman Air Motorbase maintained their unrivalled points' scoring record in this year's Avon Tyres British GT Championship during round seven.
06/08/13 - Home British GT race for Oman Air Motorbase
Racing at the team's home track of Brands Hatch will make round seven of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship a very special weekend for Ahmad Al Harthy and Michael Caine.
05/08/13 - Return to winning ways for Airwaves Racing
Airwaves Racing celebrated in style this weekend with a double podium and six top eight finishes as the Dunlop MSA BTCC reconvened at Norfolk's Snetterton 300 circuit.
Snetterton in East Anglia is the destination for Airwaves Racing for round 6 of the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this coming weekend (3/4 August).
Motorbase Performance is pleased to announce a new partnership with leading action sports technology company Drift Innovation.
16/07/13 - Aron Smith mid-season interview
Now in his second full season in the Dunlop MSA BTCC, 23 year-old Aron Smith has joined the ranks of the next generation touring car graduates to compete this season.
16/07/13 - Mat Jackson mid-season interview
Now in his fourth season with the Motorbase Performance run Airwaves Racing squad, Mat Jackson is one of the leading drivers in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
16/07/13 - Ahmad Al Harthy mid-season interview
In just six short years, Ahmad Al Harthy has firmly established himself as one of the Middle East's most talented sportsmen and Oman's shining light in global motor racing.
09/07/13 - Michael Caine spills the beans on Croft
Reigning British GT champion Michael Caine is a permanent part of the Motorbase Performance squad and jumped at the chance to return to the Dunlop MSA BTCC at Croft.
02/07/13 - Hill makes the big step
For 19-year-old Jake Hill, the Croft round of the Dunlop MSA BTCC was the realisation of a dream when he joined the BTCC grid with Motorbase Performance.
Changeable weather conditions threw a curve ball at the Airwaves Racing squad during round 5 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Croft circuit this weekend.
19/06/13 - Airwaves Racing aims high at Croft
Airwaves Racing heads to the North East as round 5 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) arrives at Croft circuit this coming weekend (22/23 June).
Thanks to Royal-warranted car-care specialists Autoglym, reigning British GT Champion Michael Caine is all set to add a polished finish to the Addison Lee Motorbase squad.
18/06/13 - Oman Air Motorbase takes Snetterton victory
Ahmad Al Harthy, Michael Caine and Oman Air Motorbase scored a fabulous victory at Snetterton on Sunday in the fifth round of 2013 Avon Tyres British GT Championship.
BRDC rising star Jake Hill will make his debut Dunlop MSA BTCC appearance with the Addison Lee Motorbase squad as the championship gets underway once more for round five.
12/06/13 - Oman Air Motorbase heads for Snetterton
Snetterton in East Anglia is the destination for the Oman Air Motorbase team for rounds five and six of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship.
09/06/13 - Airwaves Racing bounces back at Oulton Park
Airwaves Racing bounced back with a solid performance this weekend (June 8/9) during round 4 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).
Airwaves Racing is pleased to announce a new media partnership between Airwaves Racing and Fast Ford magazine; the UK's biggest and best selling Ford tuning magazine.
Airwaves Racing heads North in upbeat form as Round 4 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship arrives at Cheshire's picturesque Oulton Park circuit this coming weekend.
Ahmad Al Harthy, Michael Caine and Oman Air Motorbase scored a top 10 finish at Silverstone on Sunday in the fourth round of 2013 Avon Tyres British GT Championship.
21/05/13 - Silverstone next for Oman Air Motorbase
Round four of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship will be one of the biggest challenges of the season for the Oman Air Motorbase team when the squad tackles a three-hour race.
07/05/13 - Oman Air Motorbase takes sixth at Rockingham
Ahmad Al Harthy, Michael Caine and Oman Air Motorbase scored a fighting sixth place at Rockingham on Sunday in the second round of 2013 Avon Tyres British GT Championship.
Airwaves Racing saw its hard work rewarded during round 3 of the Dunlop MSA BTCC this weekend with the Mountune-powered Ford Focus ST's securing five top ten finishes.
01/05/13 - Rockingham challenge for Oman Air Motorbase
The first two-hour race of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship is the next challenge for the Oman Air Motorbase team this weekend at the Rockingham circuit in Northamptonshire.
01/05/13 - Airwaves Racing set for Thruxton Thriller
Airwaves Racing is looking for a change of luck this coming weekend (May 4/5) as it gets set to tackle the fast and furious Thruxton circuit for round 3 of the Dunlop MSA BTCC.
Motorbase Performance has expanded its support of young British motorsport talent with the announcement of a new Motorbase Junior Kart team for the 2013 season.
21/04/13 - Airwaves Racing Digs Deep at Donington Park
It was another tough weekend for Airwaves Racing at Donington Park as the Kent-based team struggled to find the pace to get its 2013 championship challenge off the ground.
Following a difficult start to the season, Airwaves Racing is hoping for a repeat of history as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) arrives at Donington Park circuit.
Airwaves Racing's dream start to the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season ended in disappointment as the new season got underway at Brands Hatch.
Airwaves Racing is gearing up for home track glory as the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season gets underway at Brands Hatch this coming weekend.
Motorbase Performance unveiled its plans to defend the Avon Tyres British GT Championship Title with a Porsche 911 GT3R for Michael Caine and Ahmad Al Harthy.
Airwaves Racing today announced its new title sponsorship of the Motorbase Performance Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) squad for the 2013 season.
04/03/13 - Tribute to 'star man' Tony Leake
Motorbase Performance would like to pay tribute to 'star tyre man' and close friend of the team Tony Leake.
Liam Griffin will re-join Motorbase Performance for the 2013 Dunlop MSA BTCC competing in the Kent-based squad's S2000 Ford Focus ST for the Jack Sears Trophy.
Mat Jackson and Aron Smith will re-join Motorbase Performance for its 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) campaign.