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Perez heads to Donington Park full of confidence

Chesterfield’s up-and-coming motor racing star Seb Perez says he is full of confidence ahead of his trip to Donington Park this weekend for the next two rounds of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB Championship.

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Rhys Yates in action in Scotland. (PHOTO BY: Camran Knowles)

Yates warms up in style for British Rally Championship season

Chesterfield star Rhys Yates made the best possible start to his preparations for an assault on the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) this week.

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New season closes in for Darley Moor Motor Cyle Road Race Club

New season closes in for Darley Moor Motor Cyle Road Race Club

Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Race Club have been busy getting the circuit, near Ashbourne, (DE6 2ET), ready for Round one of the 2018 season this coming weekend.

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Brands Hatch start for teen Perez in Porsche

Brands Hatch start for teen Perez in Porsche

Eighteen-year-old Chesterfield motor racing ace Seb Perez is gearing up for his first race of the season this weekend in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB Championship at Brands Hatch.

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Rhys Yates flying high in the Azores. Photo by Josef Petru

Yates is red hot on his dream debut in Azores

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates had a stunning debut in the FIA European Rally Championship (ERC), finishing third in the junior under-28 section.

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Chesterfield rally-driver Rhys Yates with his new Skodia Fabia R5. (PHOTO BY: Stanislav Kucera Photography).

Yates set for one of biggest seasons in his rallying career

One of the biggest seasons of his rallying career is about to get under way for ambitious Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates.

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Karting kid Jenson Parker, of Bolsover, in winning action.

Bolsover boy is a new Jenson on the Formula One trail

Former world champion Jenson Button might have retired from Formula One. But is there another Jenson poised to follow in his slipstream? A lad from Bolsover?

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Chesterfield’s Rhys Yates eager for new rally season to get underway

After recently acquiring a brand new Skoda Fabia R5 from Skoda Motorsport, Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates will embark on a busy season as he announces his plans for British, European and World Rally Championship outings in 2018.

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Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates in action at the Monza Rally Show in Italy. (PHOTO BY: Olonia Corse)

Rally-driver Yates makes big impact at star-studded Monza

A stunning performance at the star-studded Monza Rally Show, near Milan in Italy, raised the profile of Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates.

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LKRC-Fulbeck 2017 MSA Championship Rnd 3

Chesterfield karter’s need for speed

A speedy Chesterfield school pupil is enjoying life in the fast lane ahead of a busy karting 2018 calendar.

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Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates in action in Spain last month. (PHOTO BY James Ward/Chicane Media).

Yates rounds off rally season alongside Valentino Rossi at Monza

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates will round off his season this weekend by rubbing shoulders with a host of stars, including multiple Moto GP world champion Valentino Rossi.

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Seb Perez in his Ford Escort Mk 2, powering through the Scottish forests in the Roger Albert Clark (RAC) Rally. (PHOTO BY: Mark Deamer Photography)

Father-and-son Perez duo take ‘RAC Rally’ event by storm

Father-and-son motorsport duo Steve and Seb Perez, of Chesterfield, took the Welsh and Scottish forests by storm when they attacked the grit-gruelling Roger Albert Clark (RAC) Rally.

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Veteran Steve Perez, who has been a rally driver now for more than 20 years. (PHOTO BY: Autosport Magazine)

Father and son Perez duo tackle modern-day RAC Rally

It will be a case of like father, like son this weekend when Chesterfield’s Perez motorsport family take to the forests to compete in a prestigious rally event.

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Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates on the finishing line at the Wales Rally. (PHOTO BY: Jakob Ebrey)

Brave rally-driver Yates defies problems in his ‘hardest race’

Plucky Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates overcame a host of dramas to secure a finish in the British leg of the World Rally Championship in Wales over the weekend.

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Chesterfield rally-driver Rhys Yates in action in Spain, ahead of this weekend's Wales Rally. (PHOTO BY: James Ward/Chicane Media)

Yates gets another crack at World Rally Championship

Rally-driving ace Rhys Yates will take on his second event inside a month in the FIA World Championship this weekend, gunning for a top result.

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The Wilson Racing team. (PHOTO BY: Kevin Radford)

Motostar champion Cook rounds off season with victory for Wilson Racing

Victory at the famous Brands Hatch circuit for Max Cook was the highlight of the final round of the Hel Performance Motostar British Standard Class Championship for the Dronfield-based Wilson Racing Moto3 team.

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Rhys Yates in action in Spain. PHOTO: James Ward - Chicane Media

Yates leads the Brits at rally weekend in Spain

Chesterfield’s Rhys Yates completed his first overseas World Rally Championship event — the Rally RACC, Rally Spain — to finish as the first English driver.

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Birthday boy Seb Perez celebrated in style at Brands Hatch. (PHOTO BY: Paul Horton Photography)

Perez celebrates his 18th birthday in style at Brands Hatch

Up-and-coming Chesterfield driver Seb Perez celebrated his 18th birthday in style when Brands Hatch hosted the finale to his debut season in the Michelin Ginetta GT4 Supercup Championship.

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Chesterfield's Seb Perez, who celebrates his 18th birthday in three big races at Brands Hatch on Saturday. (PHOTO BY: Paul Horton Photography)

Perez celebrates 18th birthday in Brands Hatch finale

It’s a red-letter day in more ways than one this weekend for Chesterfield’s Ginetta race car driver Seb Perez.

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Championship leader Max Cook (number 30) challenges his main rival, Victor Rodriguez, at Silverstone. (PHOTO BY: Hairy Beast Pics)

Wilson Racing delighted with their three Motostar riders

Proud manager Gary Wilson was delighted with all three of his riders after another rewarding weekend for the Dronfield-based Wilson Racing team in the HEL Performance Motostar British Championship.

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