Holden is a name associated with the motor trade in Norfolk for 90 years. Motoring editor Andy Russell chats to current CEO Tim Holden, third generation in the family motor group, about how it has become a nationally-recognised driving force.
With the TCR Europe championship title realistically out of reach, Josh Files headed to the final round of the series in Barcelona determined to do all he could to ensure his Hell Energy Racing by KCMG Honda squad claimed the Teams title.
Josh Files’ hopes of lifting the TCR Europe title all but vanished at the previous round – but the Norfolk racer was keen to bounce back and help his HELL Energy Honda Civic squad in the fight of the Teams title.
There is little separating Kevin Jones and Alex Bones in the contest to be crowned as the owner of the fastest car in the Time Attack series which resumes at Snetterton this weekend and forms part of Sunday’s Petrol and Pistons Show.
The summer heatwave may have abated, but the British Touring Car Championship action at Snetterton was typically scorching with Matt Neal taking the double points 60th Anniversary finale while Tom Ingram stole the series lead.
As the TCR Europe series reached its mid-point in Hungary, Josh Files was left to rue the loss of a victory – but glad to have climbed to fourth place in the championship with a podium place in the second race.
With five victories from six starts this year in the Clubmans Cup CSP2 races, Michelle Haywood holds a majestic lead in the series and if she can continue her winning streak will have one hand on the trophy which narrowly escaped her in 2014.
TCR Europe racer Josh Files endured a rare pointless meeting in the latest round of the series held at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, posting two retirements in his Hell Energy-supported Honda Civic.
The Classic Sports Car Club provides some of the most entertaining racing seen at Snetterton, with full grids of classic sports and saloon cars plus a sprinkling of modern machinery to whet the appetite of all motorsport fans.
Josh Files ended last season as the most successful TCR driver over the year, accumulating points from four different series in which he claimed two titles, TCR Middle East and retained his TCR Germany crown.
Oliver Clarke has chosen to progress his motorsport career in the United States having announced he will be contesting the Formula 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda with the Florida-based BENIK team.