MACAW Motorsport welcome Ian Williamson to the team…

Big news here at MACAW Motorsport as we welcome experienced driver and podium finisher from Brands Hatch – Ian Williamson to the MACAW Motorsport team as our 4th driver…

Ian Williamson comes from a karting background and can still be found often competing in endurance karting events like the Le-Mans 24hrs Kart Race amongst other big events. Ian entered circuit racing in 2016 with his Citroen Saxo VTR in the Stock Hatch Championship, finishing a fantastic 5th place overall in his first season of racing. He went on to compete in Class C of the Hot Hatch Championship in 2017 but could only manage to attend 3 of the rounds. The start of the 2018 Season saw Ian work closely with the MACAW team and with the help of Mark Freeman added various upgrades to the car and managed to resolve handling issues which had plagued the car during the 2017 season. With the new found balance in the car and fresh determination he did fantastically well at the opening round of the 2018 season at Brands Hatch, finishing both races in strong 3rd place finishes.

Unfortunately after Brands Hatch Ian swapped engines in an attempt to further improve the car, ...

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MACAW Motorsports Testing…

MACAW Motorsport drivers Paul Kaynes and Rob Fagg headed down to what ended up being a fairly wet and slippery test day at Brands Hatch. This was the first opportunity for Paul & Rob to blow off the winter cobwebs and fully test the various winter upgrades both drivers had made.

Rob Fagg Testing Paul Kaynes Testing

The day started out very wet and led to come difficult driving conditions for both drivers, providing a great opportunity to test the handling of both cars in their wet setups. This provided some positive steps forwards in the development of both cars and enabled Chief Mechanic Mark Freeman of Mark Freeman Race Car Prep to adjust the cars and identify areas for improvement.

After the lunch break the circuit dried up for about an hour before further rain and hail changed the conditions again. But all told this was a very productive day for the team and next up will be Donington GP…

Check out further photos in the Gallery below…

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2018 Race Calendar

The 750 Motor Club have released their 2018 Race Calendar…

The Hot Hatch Championship consists of a total of 7 rounds and 14 races. With each round consisting of double-header races. Grid positions for Race 1 are based on qualifying times, with Race 2 grids according to finishing positions in Race 1.

The Hot Hatch Championship will be racing on the following race dates (either over 2 days or on a single day):-

  1. Donington Park GP – 18th March
  2. Brands Hatch Indy – 21st & 22nd April
  3. Croft – 26th May
  4. Pembrey – 30th June & 1st July
  5. Cadwell Park – 28th July
  6. Silverstone International – 12th August
  7. Snetterton 300 – 6th & 7th October

Please see the full 750 Motor Club schedule below…

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MACAW Motorsport Launch Website

MACAW Motorsport are happy to announce the launch of their new website!

With the addition of new team members, partners and interest from various sponsors looking to get involved with MACAW Motorsport, it made sense to establish our footprint in the cyber world with the launch of our new website.

Our site is designed to provide a visible presence online to a variety of audiences, including but not limited to our fans, sponsors, partners and the general public who wish to find us or see what we are up to.

There will be further updates to the website in the near future, especially with the addition of sponsors and other announcements which are yet to be made public.

We will be regularly adding News, Race Reports, Videos, Photos and more… So make sure you bookmark the site and come back for more MACAW….

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