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Latest news - 2014 - Hillspeed Racing

Latest news - 2014

1594775.0003 23 Dec 2014 OLLERENSHAW THANKS DRIVERS FOR ENJOYABLE 2014 CAMPAIGN

Three championships, eight months of racing and thousands of miles covered from circuit-to-circuit, the 2014 motor racing season was another enjoyable and successful one for front-running sportscar and single-seater team Hillspeed.   As the year rapidly draws to a close and the plans for next season begin to fall into place, team principal Richard Ollerenshaw wishes to express his thanks to...

Sebastian Lanzetti & Richard Ollerenshaw 15 Dec 2014 HILLSPEED CLOSING ON BRDC F4 DEAL WITH SOUTH AFRICAN RACER LANZETTI

Race winning BRDC Formula 4 Championship team Hillspeed is closing on a 2015 deal with teenage talent Sebastian Lanzetti, having this week completed a highly successful winter testing programme with the 18-year-old in northern Spain.   Lanzetti, who has dual Italian and South African nationality, joined the successful British team as part of its 10 day encampment at the Circuito de Calafat...

Hillspeed BRDC F4 10 Nov 2014 DRIVERS INVITED TO JOIN HILLSPEED’S EXCLUSIVE WINTER TEST PROGRAMME

Leading national motor racing team Hillspeed has confirmed an exclusive 10-day winter test outing in Spain early next month, where the Derbyshire squad will be fielding cars from its BRDC Formula 4 Championship and Ginetta Junior Championship operations.   Marking the first part of the team’s upcoming testing schedule, with a return to the Mediterranean early in the New Year already...

Harry Mailer - Snetterton, Winter Series 9 Nov 2014 HILLSPEED DUO MAILER & WALLACE IMPRESS WITH STRONG WINTER SERIES

Hathersage motor racing team Hillspeed put together an impressively strong KICK Start Energy Ginetta Junior Winter Series campaign at a very wet and challenging Snetterton 300 Circuit over the weekend, 8th/9th November, with rookie drivers Harry Mailer and Benjamin Wallace both shining.   Mailer, in particular, enjoyed a great outing with four top 10 results including career-best seventh...

Rahul Raj Mayer (No.72) - Snetterton 27 Oct 2014 STRONG END TO BRDC FORMULA 4 SEASON FOR MAYER AND ZABALZA

Malaysian single-seater racer Rahul Maj Mayer and Mexican team-mate Alfredo Zabalza produced a strong conclusion to the 2014 BRDC Formula 4 Championship season for Hillspeed at Snetterton 300 Circuit over the weekend, 25th/26th October.   With a hat-trick of top 10 finishes from Mayer, including a best of seventh position during round 23 on Sunday morning, the second year BRDC F4 driver...

Benjamin Wallace 24 Oct 2014 EXCITING CAR RACING ROOKIE WALLACE POISED TO MAKE HUGE IMPACT IN 2015

Few car racing newcomers parachute into a category as competitive as the high-profile Ginetta Junior Championship mid-season and make the sort of impact as the one achieved by Southport teenager Benjamin Wallace this year, the 15-year-old scoring in five of the six races he contested.   Arriving in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship support series for the sixth event of the...

Harry Mailer - Brands Hatch GP 14 Oct 2014 MAILER SIGNS-OFF ROOKIE SEASON WITH BEST RESULTS OF YEAR AT BRANDS GP

Hillspeed’s Harry Mailer rounded-off his first season of car racing in the Ginetta Junior Championship with his best points haul of the campaign at a rain-affected Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit over the weekend, 11th/12th October.   Chalking up a brace of 11th place finishes in rounds 19 and 20 of the season, the rookie racer displayed an impressive level of pace and skill as he battled...

Seb Perez - Brands Hatch GP 13 Oct 2014 PEREZ JNR TO MAKE CIRCUIT RACING DEBUT WITH HILLSPEED THIS WEEKEND

Chesterfield teenager Seb Perez will make the transition from rallying to circuit racing this weekend, 11th/12th October, with leading Kick Start Energy Ginetta Junior Championship team Hillspeed during the category’s season finale at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit. The 14-year-old, son of 2010 BTRDA Rally Champion Steve Perez, currently competes in the Kick Energy Junior 1000 Rally...

Kyle Fowlie (No.29) - Surtees Challenge 10 Oct 2014 KARTING ACE FOWLIE WINS HENRY SURTEES CHALLENGE PRIZE TEST WITH HILLSPEED

Highly-rated Scottish kart racer Kyle Fowlie has scooped a prize test in one of Hillspeed’s BRDC Formula 4 Championship cars after an impressive top four performance during a rain-hit fourth annual Henry Surtees Challenge, which took place at Buckmore Park on Wednesday, 8th October.   Established in memory of the late Henry Surtees, son of four-time World Motorcycling Champion and 1964...

Harry Mailer - Silverstone National 29 Sep 2014 ROOKIES MAILER AND WALLACE CONTINUE PROGRESSION AT SILVERSTONE

 First year car racing rookies Harry Mailer and Benjamin Wallace continued their progression with front-running team Hillspeed in the Ginetta Junior Championship at Silverstone National Circuit on Sunday, 28th September, during an action-packed penultimate event of the 2014 season.   Delivering a career-best top 12 finish in the first of the weekend’s races, round 17, Mailer went on to...

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