club racing uk RSS
How to become a racing driver
For many of us petrolheads gaining a race licence and joining the grid for some racing fun is a lifetime goal, but just how do you turn the dream into reality? The first step is to have extremely rich parents, who know the owner of an F1 team and start karting at the age of 5....... Joking, whilst that is a route some are able to take, most of us start rather later with more modest goals!! Opinions vary on the 'best' way to do things but this is our view on how to go fast and be safe. Firstly,...
Bank Holiday Racing for Rocked-!T Partners
Monday April 5th saw Castle Combe celebrate their season opening 'Howard's Day' and two Rocked-!T partners took to the track in the 'Hot Hatch' races. Both Misty Racing and Driven Ohm Racing took to the Wiltshire track for two races in the massively competitive 'Hot Hatch' category, both teams were piloting supercharged Mini Cooper S's so the rivalry was sure to be strong. After a strong qualifying both drivers were confident of strong performances, despite this being the first event for Driven Ohm in their new Cooper S and Misty Racing's Steve Kite not having raced at the circuit since...
Driven Ohm Racing - Out to prove they Rocked-!T
Gary Franks is the man behind Driven Ohm and he's no stranger to a spot of adrenaline. 2020 may have been the first season he raced four wheels it certainly wasn't the first time he has hit the track. Many years spent racing motorbikes and instructing high performance driving lead him to form Driven Ohm Racing as an extension of his successful automotive business. The MINI Cooper was the chosen vehicle for the teams debut season and in many ways it was the ideal car, fast, reliable and plenty of cheap parts if they crashed! Thankfully incidents were few and far...
Misty Racing joins Team Rocked-!T
If you’ve spent any time around a UK motorsport paddock you will know the name Misty Racing. Racing in no less than five series in 2021 the team know quality, hard wearing kit, so we were delighted when they chose our helmet bags and went for the custom option. During the process of producing the custom bags we were impressed by the teams professionalism and passion for motorsport so decided they would be a great fit for our Ambassador program. As well as racing success for team boss Steve Kite, the team also run other drives and offer a...
Rocked-!T welcomes McLaren
Rocked-!T has increased it's support for UK motorsport by partnering with race winning driver Stuart McLaren. Stuart has been a supporter of Rocked-!T since day one, being one of our first customers, and has used his helmet bag to keep his kit safe when trackside. Previously a front runner in the highly competitive Mini Challenge series 2021 sees Stuart entering the Hyundai Coupe Cup with series stalwarts Misty Racing. Stuart has proven his talent with front running results in various Mini Challenge categories as well as his bravery by instructing in numerous race and rally cars. For 2021 Stuart will...
- club racing uk
- helmet bag
- race car
- thompson brothers