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Statement: Renault Sport Racing - Click here to view this entry

Statement: Renault Sport Racing

Tue Jul 21 2020
Renault Sport Racing today confirms that it has postponed its new Clio Cup UK championship until 2021. Benoît Nogier, RSR Customer Racing Director:

“Renault has enjoyed incredible success with its motor sport programmes in the UK for more than 40 years, particularly with Clio Cup brand. This therefore is not a decision that we have taken lightly at all. It is important to....
Provisional, revised 7-event calendar for Clio Cup UK in 2020 - Click here to view this entry

Provisional, revised 7-event calendar for Clio Cup UK in 2020

Thu May 14 2020
The new-look Clio Cup UK Championship has published a provisional, revised 2020 calendar to include seven events – five with the British GT Championship and two still overseas. In the UK the full-length Donington Park GP, Brands Hatch GP, Silverstone GP and Snetterton 300 circuits will be used. Similarly, the full-length Magny-Cours (France) and Barcelona GP (Spain) configurations will b....
New Clio Rally excels on gruelling debut - Click here to view this entry

New Clio Rally excels on gruelling debut

Fri Mar 27 2020
Renault Sport Racing's brand new Clio Rally '5' has excelled on its first competitive outing - the World Rally Championship's round in Mexico. Five cars built at RSR's legendary workshops in Dieppe, France had been shipped out for the event, one of the most gruelling on the WRC calendar. Rally Mexico takes place at close to 3,000 metres above sea level and has some notor....
Statement: UK motor sport on hold until July - Click here to view this entry

Statement: UK motor sport on hold until July

Tue Mar 24 2020
Please find below a statement issued 23 March by UK motor sport’s governing body Motorsport UK which means the opening rounds of the new Clio Cup UK championship have been postponed. We will issue details of a revised calendar when the situation becomes clearer. In the meantime, our thoughts are with all our competitors, fans, marshals, officials, media etc for a safe period of isolation t....
Belfast’s Young secures Mégane R.S. race seat - Click here to view this entry

Belfast’s Young secures Mégane R.S. race seat

Thu Mar 19 2020
Jack Young, winner of 2019’s Clio Cup title in the UK, is to race a Mégane R.S. in this year’s TCR Europe touring car championship. The 18-year-old sensation from Belfast will compete in one of two of the Mégane R.S. machines for the Swiss Vuković Motorsport team. He starred in it last year with two fourth place finishes on his TCR Europe debut at Barcelona, Spain. Th....
UK races now set to be first for new Clio Cup car - Click here to view this entry

UK races now set to be first for new Clio Cup car

Wed Mar 11 2020
Clio Cup UK is set to stage the very first races for the new Clio Cup 5 race car after the Coronavirus outbreak forced the postponement of the opening rounds of its sister championship in France. Clio Cup France was due to get under way at Nogaro in mid-April. However, that event has now been re-scheduled for July, meaning its opening rounds are instead expected to be held during the annual Pa....
Val de Vienne ‘taster’ event planned for UK racers - Click here to view this entry

Val de Vienne ‘taster’ event planned for UK racers

Wed Mar 4 2020
Drivers with serious intentions of joining the new Clio Cup UK grid in 2020 are being invited to test the latest Clio Cup 5 race car that will be used in the championship. A special two-day ‘taster session’ is being organised by Renault Sport Racing for the end of March at the Val de Vienne circuit in central France. UK drivers will have a newly built Clio Cup 5 – fresh from ....
Clio Cup UK’s teams & drivers to race at French F1 Grand Prix - Click here to view this entry

Clio Cup UK’s teams & drivers to race at French F1 Grand Prix

Fri Feb 21 2020
Teams and drivers competing in 2020’s new Clio Cup UK championship will get to contest a special two-race event in front of Formula 1’s crowds at this June’s French Grand Prix. Those making the journey to the famous Paul Ricard ‘Le Castellet’ circuit near Marseille (26-28 June) will take part in the international ‘Clio Cup Open’ alongside counterparts f....
Famous Castrol name joins 2020 Clio Cup UK grid - Click here to view this entry

Famous Castrol name joins 2020 Clio Cup UK grid

Mon Feb 3 2020
Castrol will have a significant presence on all cars in the new Clio Cup UK championship in 2020. The oil, fluid and lubricant brand’s famous name will appear on the cars’ windscreen strips, mirrors and front and rear corners in line with a new five-year partnership with Renault’s customer racing activities. Renault Sport Racing’s Clio Cup France, Italia and Spain race an....
Ben Wallace first driver to confirm place on new Clio Cup UK grid - Click here to view this entry

Ben Wallace first driver to confirm place on new Clio Cup UK grid

Wed Jan 29 2020
Ben Wallace has become the first driver to confirm his participation in Renault Sport Racing’s new Clio Cup UK championship. Ben, aged 20 from Southport, Lancashire will race for new team Student Motorsport. He has several seasons’ car racing experience, in the VW Racing Cup and British GT Championship. Ben commented: “The new Clio Cup is a really exciting looking championship....
Clio Cup UK publishes draft regulations - Click here to view this entry

Clio Cup UK publishes draft regulations

Thu Jan 23 2020
Draft regulations for the all new Clio Cup UK race championship in 2020 have been published. The regulations cover areas such as sporting, technical, commercial, judicial procedures and penalties. Also included is procedural guidance for events/races. All regulations (DOWNLOAD HERE) are subject to change/update prior to the Clio Cup UK season starting in mid-May. On the sporting side, several r....
New Clio Cup UK race car at Autosport International Show - Click here to view this entry

New Clio Cup UK race car at Autosport International Show

Thu Jan 2 2020
The latest generation Clio Cup race car to be used in the new Clio Cup UK championship in 2020 will be on display at next week’s Autosport International Show at Birmingham NEC (9-12 January). The car will be on the Student Motorsport team’s stand (no. 3220). This will be in Hall 3 located between the Formula E Feature and International Business Lounge (MIA). Clio Cup UK personnel w....
Amigo Motorsport planning entry in new Clio Cup UK championship - Click here to view this entry

Amigo Motorsport planning entry in new Clio Cup UK championship

Tue Dec 17 2019
Amigo Motorsport has become the latest team to confirm plans to contest the all new Clio Cup UK championship in 2020. The Essex outfit says the significantly reduced costs of the championship – now with support from Renault Sport Racing – plus a simplified new car as well as the chance to race overseas are amongst the biggest appeals. “It’s been very well worked out &nd....
Team Pyro ready to return to Clio Cup action with new UK championship - Click here to view this entry

Team Pyro ready to return to Clio Cup action with new UK championship

Thu Dec 12 2019
Multiple title-winning squad Team Pyro is set for a return to Renault racing in 2020 after confirming plans to enter cars in the all new Clio Cup UK championship. Pyro has previously taken the likes of Ashley Sutton, Jack Goff and Mike Bushell to title success but in 2019 it took a sabbatical from UK competition. Mark Hunt, Team Principal, commented: “The way the new Clio Cup UK champion....
MRM planning minimum three-car entry in new Clio Cup UK championship - Click here to view this entry

MRM planning minimum three-car entry in new Clio Cup UK championship

Mon Dec 9 2019
MRM, which won 2019’s Renault UK Clio Cup with Jack Young, has become the latest high profile team to commit to the all-new Clio Cup UK championship in 2020. The Bristol based squad is looking to run at least three of the latest fifth generation Clio Cup race cars that will be used in the championship. Clio Cup UK’s inaugural season in 2020 will consist of seven race weekends. It ....
Student Motorsport team to make debut in new Clio Cup UK championship - Click here to view this entry

Student Motorsport team to make debut in new Clio Cup UK championship

Thu Dec 5 2019
An ambitious venture, Student Motorsport, has chosen the new Clio Cup UK championship to make its debut as a motor racing team in 2020. The team’s core will comprise experienced motor sport paddock figures under the leadership of ‘JP’ Latham, a professional race car technician and lecturer and also Founder of Student Motorsport. Its aim is to support development of guest team....
Westbourne switches to new Clio Cup UK championship for 2020 - Click here to view this entry

Westbourne switches to new Clio Cup UK championship for 2020

Tue Dec 3 2019
Stalwart Clio Cup racing team Westbourne Motorsport has confirmed it will enter cars in the all new Clio Cup UK championship backed by Renault Sport Racing in 2020. The West Sussex squad is set to order two latest fifth generation Clio Cup cars that will be used in the championship. Clio Cup UK, supported by Renault Sport Racing, has already confirmed a seven-event calendar for its inaugural s....
Assetto reveals concept livery for 2020 Clio Cup UK race car - Click here to view this entry

Assetto reveals concept livery for 2020 Clio Cup UK race car

Mon Dec 2 2019
Assetto Motorsport has released a stunning artist’s impression of its new Clio Cup UK race car. The team was quick to produce the graphic after announcing it had placed orders for two latest fifth generation Clio race cars that will be used in the all-new Clio Cup UK championship in 2020. Double Renault one-make Champion Jim Edwards Jnr is among those behind the Assetto squad. “Ou....
Power Maxed Racing planning entry in new Clio Cup UK championship - Click here to view this entry

Power Maxed Racing planning entry in new Clio Cup UK championship

Fri Nov 29 2019
Race winning British Touring Car squad Power Maxed Racing (PMR) has confirmed it plans to enter the new Clio Cup UK championship as part of its racing activity in 2020. Team Manager Martin Broadhurst says PMR is keen to hear from potential drivers. The team is initially looking to run two cars. Martin commented: “Renault’s Clio Cup championships in the UK have always been prestigio....
Assetto Motorsport lodges car order for new Clio Cup UK championship - Click here to view this entry

Assetto Motorsport lodges car order for new Clio Cup UK championship

Thu Nov 28 2019
Title winning squad Assetto Motorsport has confirmed it will enter the all new Clio Cup UK championship in 2020 after ordering two cars for the category. The team is run by double Renault one-make champion Jim Edwards with his son-in-law Simon Traves and Jim's daughter, recent Clio Cup racer Jade Edwards, also involved. In 2019, Assetto won the Ginetta G40 Cup which appears alongside the ....
Barcelona F1 circuit to complete new Clio Cup UK 2020 calendar - Click here to view this entry

Barcelona F1 circuit to complete new Clio Cup UK 2020 calendar

Tue Nov 26 2019
The Barcelona-Catalunya Grand Prix circuit in Spain has been confirmed as the seventh event on the all new Clio Cup UK championship calendar in 2020. The circuit will host the concluding rounds of the UK, Spanish and French Clio Cup championships during a spectacular end-of-season finale on the weekend of 7-8 November. Drivers from all three championships will compete together on the track tha....
Orders now being taken for new 2020 Clio Cup UK race car - Click here to view this entry

Orders now being taken for new 2020 Clio Cup UK race car

Fri Nov 22 2019
Orders are now being taken for Renault Sport Racing's latest fifth generation Clio Cup race car that will compete in an all-new championship in the UK in 2020. Clio Cup UK has the support of Renault Sport Racing, France and will be promoted by R.S. Promotions. A seven event calendar (14 rounds) has been revealed – five events will be at British GT Championship fixtures with two more....

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