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Oval racing stars going for gold at Buxton Raceway date

Local drivers are gearing up for the 2016 1600cc Open Rod Gold Roof race at Buxton Raceway on Sunday.

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RHYS YATES -- character-building debut season on the world stage.

Rally-driver Yates wins award in final race of season

Rising Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates closed out his debut season in the World Rally Championship (WRC) by finishing 32nd overall and landing a prestigious award.

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National award nomination for F4 driving ace

National award nomination for F4 driving ace

Race ace Sennan Fielding has been shortlisted as one of four finalists for a prestigious national award.

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Buxton Hitmen tear up the formbook with win

Sometimes the form book gets thrown out of the window in speedway and Buxton Hitmen were the latest example.

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Chesterfield’s Lara Small sets new personal best at Donington Park

Chesterfield’s Lara Small set a new personal best on her Via Moto Honda at Donington Park Racing Circuit last weekend.

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Paul Gascoigne has faced well-documented alcohol problems.

OPINION: Sports stars who admit to their mental illness are the real winners

Sport is big business in England, the UK and the world these days. Sometimes, perhaps because there are big financial rewards on offer for those who reach the very top, we forget that the sportsmen and women we either idolise or dislike are human too.

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SENNAN FIELDING -- eyeing the British Formula 4 Championship this season.

Flying Fielding sets his sights on F4 crown

Chesterfield driver Sennan Fielding has set his sights on the British Formula 4 title this season after remaining second place in the standings at the end of a three-race weekend at Rockingham.

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FLYING HIGH -- a spectacular shot of Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates, who finished an impressive eighth overall at the Ulster Rally last weekend. (PHOTO BY: JMS Photographic)

Rally-driver Rhys Yates conquers Ulster to win young achievers award

The debut season just gets better and better for Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates in the MSA British Rally Championship.

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Yates aims to build confidence in Ulster

Yates aims to build confidence in Ulster

Chesterfield rally ace Rhys Yates is looking for added pace and confidence at Ulster Rally this weekend.

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From the catwalk to running a motorcycle racing team

From the catwalk to running a motorcycle racing team

A former beauty queen has swapped the glamour of the catwalk for the thrills and spills of helping to run a motorcycle racing team.

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SMALL RIDES BIG -- Lara Small on the Ducati machine at Rockingham, where she was a guest rider.

New record for motorcycle racer Lara Small on ‘big orange beast’

Chesterfield motorbike racer Lara Small set a new personal-best lap-time in the latest round of the Thundersport GB 500 series at Rockingham in Corby.

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Dronfield race team hit target in Europe Cup

Dronfield-based Wilson Racing accepted an invite to compete in the ADAC North Europe Cup in Germany.

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FLYING HIGH -- rally-driver Rhys Yates in action during the Nicky Grist Stages of the British Championship.

Rally-driver Rhys Yates masters tough Wales challenge

Gritty Chesterfield rally-driver Rhys Yates mastered one of the toughest events on the MSA British Championship calendar by taking seventh overall at the Nicky Grist Stages in Wales.

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Yates has high hopes in toughest rally of the year

Yates has high hopes in toughest rally of the year

Chesterfield rally ace Rhys Yates resumes his BRC assault at this weekend’s Nicky Grist Stages.

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Seb Perez (Pic: Paul Horton Motorsport Photography)

A Father’s Day to remember for racing mad Perez family

Father’s Day will be one to remember this weekend for Chesterfield rally driver Steve Perez.

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Tough going for Lara at Cadwell Park

Tough going for Lara at Cadwell Park

Chesterfield racer Lara Small made excellent progress at Cadwell Park over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Kyle celebrates his superstocks championship at Jacksdales Dale club.

Ryde will make Schmidt bow at Donington Park

Jacksdale motorcyclist Kyle Ryde has found a new team.

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CONQUERING CARLISLE -- race ace Rhys Yates in action during the Carlisle Rally. (PHOTO BY: Jakob Ebrey Photography).

Rally ace Rhys Yates fights back after puncture

Talented Chesterfield race ace Rhys Yates defied adversity to secure a solid result in the Carlisle Rally and maintain his strong form in the MSA British Rally Championship.

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BURNING UP THE TRACK -- motorbike racer Lara Small.

Small thinks big with best lap time in Thundersport bike series

Semi-professional motorbike racer Lara Small, who is the commander of a Territorial Army troop in Chesterfield, continued her progress in the Thundersport 500 series at Snetterton in Norfolk.

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Kyle Ryde in action

Kyle Ryde searching for new team after Ranieri Med withdrawal

Jacksdale rider Kyle Ryde has been released from his contract following the withdrawal of his Ranieri med team from the World Supersport Championship.

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