The Be Wiser Ducati Racing Team got their 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship campaign underway in fine style at Donington Park today with reigning champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne taking second place and team-mate Glenn Irwin sixth in the opening race of the new season.
A recent report on UK roads finds 24,000 miles of road need urgent maintenance as local authorities face £556 million shortfall.
Hugo Griffiths, AutoExpress, reports:
Around a quarter of those in speed-related crashes are either killed or seriously injured - a reminder that speeding is a terrifyingly dangerous crime.
James Fossdyke, MSN news, reports:
This forthcoming Easter weekend sees the Be Wiser Ducati Racing Team start their title defence when the opening round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship gets underway at Donington Park.
All-Weather Championships Season 5 reaches a thrilling climax on Good Friday as Lingfield Park in Surrey stages six Finals worth a total of £1.1 million. It’s the richest race day on an All-Weather surface anywhere in Europe and has attracted a stellar cast.
Seatbelt, check. Headlights if it’s dark, check. Four wheels on the car…?
AOL Cars UK reports:
Traffic police in North Lancashire have posted images on social media of a vehicle they stopped on Sunday in rather unusual circumstances.
As we move towards a future of cars that are more considerate to the environment, it comes as a pleasant surprise that the Met Police are leading the way in low emission vehicles.
Richard Aucock, Motoring Research, reports:
If you’re interested in the release of the new Ford Fiesta ST in May, then this report may be hugely useful!
Charlie Turner, TopGear.com, reports:
As All-Weather Championships Season 5 swings into the final furlongs, a veteran sprinter has forged ahead in the quest to be the winning-most horse, while top jockey Luke Morris continues to close in on another title.
Everyone has their own definition of what makes a classic car, classic. Is it a car that isn’t built anymore, or perhaps something that’s very rare?
Ed Wiseman, The Telegraph, reports: