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NEWS ARCHIVE

7/3/2017

MacG Racing confirm entry into the 750MC Roadsports Championship on the 18th March at Donington Park GP in the Mini Cooper. Jonny MacGregor will by joined by Josh Tomlinson in the 45 minute Roadsports race.

1/3/2017

MacG Racing confirm entry into the 750MC Cartek Club Enduro event on the 19th March at Donington Park GP in the RX8. Jonny MacGregor will by joined by Liam Crilley in the 2 hour Club Enduro race.

4/2/2017

MacG Racing make good progress with pre-season preparations of all three cars, with a new aero pack being developed for the MacG Racing Taranis ready for 2017

30/1/2017

MacG Racing are pleased to announce that drives are available in the following championships and events in 2017:

Please contact us for more details if you are interested in these events/championships

9/1/2017

MacG Racing regret that the planned unveiling of the right hand drive, the AC MkVI, at the Autosport Show, has had to be cancelled. This is due to circumstances beyond our control. The proposed appearance of the car generated a great deal of interest and we are very disappointed that the car cannot be displayed at this time.

Acedes Holdings, LLC the owner of the AC Brand, will make an announcement on the future availability of the car to the UK Market in the coming months. Further information will be announced as soon as it is available. We apologise for the disappointment that this will inevitably cause.

MacG Racing will be showing their race winning, 7lt V8 Taranis GT race car and a range of products on Stand 19210 and will be please to welcome visitors to the Stand throughout the Show

4/1/2017

MacG Racing will be at the Autosport International Show on 12th-15th January on stand 19210, displaying a range of products from suppliers Albins, Braid and Xtreme Clutch.

1/1/2017

MacG Racing would like to wish all of our customers, sponsors, suppliers and supporters a Happy New Year, with best wishes for 2017.

30/11/2016

MacG Racing are pleased to announce that drives are available in the following championships and events in 2017:

Please contact us for more details if you are interested in these events/championships

1/11/2016

That's it for the 2016 season for us, and what a season it has been! 12 race starts, 6 wins, 1 podium and 2 top 5 placings. With an exciting few months ahead with some major developments on and off track, 2017 is looking good already. Want to be part of it and be in one of our cars next year? Get in touch with us!

16/8/2016

MacG Racing confirm entry into the 750MC Cartek Club Enduro Event at Silverstone International on the 21st August in the MacG Racing Mini Cooper JCW. Jonny MacGregor will join Liam Crilly in his RX8 for the 90 minute relay race.

14/8/2016

The MacG Racing Taranis, driven by Jonny MacGregor and Ben Sharich, suffers a major tyre blowout leaving the car stranded on the track at the 3/4 point in the Silverstone International Round ofthe Britcar Dunlop Endurance Championship whilst running in 5th position overall in the 2.5 hour race. The car is recovered after losing 20 laps, and the team get the car back to to finish the race

1/8/2016

MacG Racing confirm entry into the 750MC Roadsports Championship on the 6th August at Cadwell Park in the Mini Cooper. Jonny MacGregor will by joined by Josh Tomlinson in the 45 minute Roadsports race.

28/7/2016

MacG Racing purchase an endurance specification Mini Cooper JCW which is available for customer drivers.

25/7/2016

MacG Racing take the victory in race 2 at Croft in the Britcar Dunlop GT and Production Championship after starting at the back of the grid due to a gravel-related retirement in race 1! Read the race report here.

20/7/2016

MacG Racing confirm entry into the Britcar Dunlop GT and Production Championship at Croft on Sunday the 24th of July in the MacG Racing Taranis. Jonny MacGregor will drive solo in the 2 seperate 50 minute races

4/7/2016

The MacG Racing Taranis retires at the half way stage with a driveshaft joint failure in the Britcar Dunlop Endurance Championship at Thruxton whilst running in 4th position overall in the 2 hour race.

28/6/2016

MacG Racing confirm entry into the Britcar Dunlop Endurance Championship at Thruxton on Sunday the 3rd of July in the MacG Racing Taranis. Jonny MacGregor will drive solo in the 2 hour race

21/6/2016

MacG Racing confirm entry into the 750MC Cartek Club Enduro event on the 25th June, along with Round 4 of the 2016 750MC Roadsports Championship on the 26th June at Snetterton 300 in the RX8. Jonny MacGregor will by joined by Liam Crilley in the 2 hour Club Enduro and pilot solo in the 45 minute Roadsports race.

5/6/2016

MacG Racing claim overall victory in all three Britcar Dunlop GT and Production Championship races at Donington Park in the MacG Racing Taranis. Jonny MacGregor dominated the event taking fastest laps in each of the 50 minute races.

31/5/2016

MacG Racing confirm entry into the Britcar Dunlop GT and Production Championship at Donington Park on Sunday the 5th of June in the MacG Racing Taranis. Jonny MacGregor will drive solo in the 3 seperate 50 minute races

29/5/2016

MacG Racing are pleased to announce that we now offer full workshop services from our base in the East Midlands, including track and race car preparation, restoration work and kit car builds and completion. Please visit our Workshop and Engineering Services page for more details

7/5/2016

After being hit heavily by a comptetitor early on whilst charging through the field, MacG Racing drives Jonny MacGregor and Josh Tomlinson recovered well in Round 2 of the 2016 750MC Roadsports Championship at Silverstone to finish respectably in the midfield from last place after the shunt, despite heavy car damage.

5/5/2016

MacG Racing confirm entry into Round 2 of the 2016 750MC Roadsports Championship at Silverstone National on the 7th May in the MacG Racing RX8. Jonny MacGregor will by joined by Josh Tomlinson for the 45 minute pit stop race.

26/3/2016

MacG Racing qualify 5th on the grid for the opening round of the 2016 Britcar Endurance Championship. Jonny MacGregor was running in 3rd when the failure of an electronic relay on the paddleshift system caused an engine over rev and the auxiliary and oil pump drive belts to fail, resulting in retirement at the halfway stage.

16/3/2016

MacG Racing confirm entry into Round 1 of the 2016 Britcar Endurance Championship at Silverstone GP on the 26th March in the MacG Racing Taranis. Jonny MacGregor will drive solo in the 2 hour event

9/3/2016

MacG Racing confirm entry into the 750MC Cartek Club Enduro Event at Donington Park Circuit on the 19th March in the MacG Racing RX8

23/2/2016

MacG Racing complete a highly succesful first test with the newly built Taranis at Donington Park. Further testing is scheduled prior to the start of the Britcar Endurance Season on the 26th of March.

20/1/2016

MacG Racing have a very succesful Autosport International Show, with the main attraction being the new Albins AX35 Transmission for the Nissan R35 GTR, which is rated to 2000bhp. Please click here to be added to our mailing list to recieve updates on this exciting new product

13/1/2016

MacG Racing will be attending the Autosport International Show at the Birmingham NEC on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th January on the Albins Transmissions stand, number E61 in Hall 9 - we will see you there!

7/1/2016

MacG Racing's new workshop address can now be found on our 'contact' page, which can be found by clicking on 'contact us' at the top of the page

28/12/2015

MacG Racing would like to wish all our supporters, customers and Petrolheads everywhere a very Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year!

21/12/2015

Despite a busy period for the Team, MacG Racing have moved into a new dedicated unit close to Donington Park, securing the future for the Team and allowing for future growth plans

5/12/2015

MacG Racing approach the final stages of the Taranis build. With the exhaust system and loom now in place and tested, there are just a few small jobs to finish of prior to the first shakedown run.

3/10/2015

Jonny MacGregor takes a respectable 5th in class in the MacG Racing Mazda RX8's inaugural race in the final round of the 2015 750MC Roadsports Championship at Donington Park on the GP circuit.

21/09/2015

The new car build, dubbed 'Project Taranis' reaches the 2/3 stage, with all the new, in house, bodywork and aero kit now in place on the chassis, along with all the steering, suspension, braking and cooling systems, as well as the engine and transmission

15/08/2015

MacG Racing recieve the new chassis which has been designed in house, and the build of the new car starts.

20/07/2015

Rotary Revs complete some further updates to the MacG Racing Mazda RX8 engine to improve power output and driveability, and the Team complete a succesful test session at Donington Park

29/05/2015

MacG Racing are pleased to announce further products in our webshop including the range of Quantum Zero dampers for TVR Cerbera models. Click here for more information

20/04/2015

MacG Racing start manufacturing some light weight parts for the Ultima GTR, replacing polyester resin based fibreglass parts with carbon fibre and fibreglass epoxy resin based components, including bodywork and aero components

27/03/2015

MacG Racing complete the design of the new chassis for the Ultima GTR, which will allow a host of benefits including greater torsional stiffness and driver safety, as well as allowing improved packaging and aerodynamics

29/02/2015

MacG Racing are pleased to announce that they have seats available for the upcoming Britcar Silverstone 24hr Race on 23rd-26th April 2015. The Mazda will run in Class 5 during the event. For more information on our packages click here.

28/02/2015

MacG Racing successfully complete almost 1000 miles of track testing in the Mazda RX8 spread out over 4 days of track time

18/01/2015

MacG Racing release first complete pictures of the Mazda RX8, and announce the specification, all of which can be found on the MacG Racing Mazda RX8 Specification Page.

11/01/2015

MacG Racing are pleased to announce price reductions on all Albins Transmissions for 2015! Please see the Albins Transmissions in our online shop for latest prices.

24/12/2014

MacG Racing would like to wish a Happy Christmas to all our customers, suppliers, sponsors and supporters. Have a great one!

6/11/2014

Following a further chassis failure at Snetterton, MacG Racing start work on a new chassis design to improve performance and safety. The new design will incorporate some unique features and allow for an improved aerodynamic package. More details to follow.

15/10/2014

MacG Racing add further products to the online shop, including Lotus Elise/Exige specific wheel options

6/08/2014

After a major rebuild of the Ultima GTR, MacG Racing are entered into the 9th and 10th rounds of the 2014 Britcar Endurance Championship at Snetterton. Jonny MacGregor will be driving in both rounds. Event details can be found here and live timing during the event can be found here.

5/07/2014

MacG Racing retire from Round 7 of the 2014 Britcar Championship at Oulton Park on lap two after a heavy collision with the barrier coming out of Cascades, resulting in extensive damage to the rear of car including the bodywork, chassis and gearbox. Thankfully no injuries were sustained by the driver - a testament to the strength of the car.

30/06/2014

MacG Racing are entered into the 7th and 8th rounds of the 2014 Britcar Endurance Championship at Oulton Park. Jamie Smyth will be joining Jonny MacGregor for both rounds. Event details can be found here and live timing during the event can be found here.

15/06/2014

MacG Racing complete some further electronics upgrades to the Ultima GTR in preparation for the 7th and 8th rounds of the 2014 Britcar Endurance Championship at Oulton Park.

19/05/2014

On board footage of Round 3 of the 2014 Britcar Endurance Championship is available to view here. Follow Jonny MacGregor around Donington as he picks off the opposition in the Ultima GTR.

11/05/2014

MacG Racing driver Jonny MacGregor puts in an excellent solo effort in round 4 of the Britcar Endurance Championship to recover 4 laps on the leaders, after falling back at the start with a suspicious fuelling issue. More on this story to follow.

10/05/2014

MacG Racing suffer a chassis failure in round 3 of the Britcar Endurance Championship whilst running in 4th overall.

09/05/2014

MacG Racing are entered into the 3rd and 4th rounds of the 2014 Britcar Endurance Championship at Donington Park GP. Jamie Smyth will be joining Jonny MacGregor for round 3. Event details can be found here and live timing can be found here.

22/03/2014

MacG Racing issue their latest Newsletter and Press Release containing information on the coming season. This can be found here.

11/03/2014

MacG Racing complete a succesful shakedown of the Ultima GTR at Donington Park.

2/03/2014

MacG Racing move to new premises at Donington Park, to a better, larger facility in order to support our future plans. Please note our invoice addres will remain as the York address.

16/02/2014

Pre season development of the Ultima is 90% complete, with the frontend of the car completely rebuilt, along with the engine, gearbox, suspension and running gear.

3/12/2013

MacG Racing start pre-season development work on the Ultima GTR including some aero modifications, electrical system improvements and some changes to the suspension. Stay tuned for more information

3/11/2013

MacG Racing take 3rd in class in an eventful race in the final round of the MSA British Endurance Championship, which was held at Donington Park. Onboard footage from qualifying is available here.

30/10/2013

MacG Racing have their entry confirmed into the Donington Park Night Race on Saturday 2nd November. The timetable and other details of the event are available here. Qualifying is on Saturday afternoon, with the race starting at 17:30. Damian Hudes will be joining Jonny MacGregor in the driving seat. Live timing of the event can be found here.

19/10/2013

MacG Racing complete the build of a new LS7 engine for the Ultima GTR and complete a rolling road session to map the engine in the car with the new exhaust and airbox. A short clip of the mapping session can be seen here.

28/09/2013

We are pleased to announce that the Albins ST6-I, which is designed for front engined, rear wheel drive applications, is now available through MacG Racing! For more details, please click here.

18/09/2013

MacG Racing have announced their driver lineup for the Britcar Silverstone 1000km race on September 20-22nd; Damian Hudes and Ash Miller will be joining team regular Jonny MacGregor in the Ultima GTR. Race start time is 12:00 on Sunday, live timing can be found here. Further details on the event can be found here.

28/08/2013

Onboard footage of Race 1 of Round 9 of the UK GT Cup at Silverstone is now available by clicking here.

18/08/2013

MacG Racing take a podium in the premier GTO class, and a 7th and 8th overall in Round 9 of the 2013 GT Cup Championship at Silverstone, in the Ultima's first competitive outing of 2013. A gallery of the event can be found here.

12/08/2013

Entry list for the GT Cup Rounds at Silverstone is now available here, and live timing is available here. Qualifying for Saturday's 40 minute race is at 12:50 with the race start at 16:25, and qualifying for Sunday's races is at 09:35 with the two 25 minute sprint races at 11:55 and 16:15.

29/07/2013

A new section on the Mazda RX8 is added to the website, which will contain details on the build in due course. This is available under the 'Cars and Tech' heading, or by clicking here.

26/07/2013

MacG Racing have their entry confirmed into the GT Cup Championship round at Silverstone GP Arena on the 17th and 18th August. Details on the Championship can be found here.

19/07/2013

Initial shakedown testing of the Ultima GTR is completed succesfully at Blyton Park, before the car is sent down to PTR Exhausts for an exhaust fitting.

06/07/2013

MacG Racing succesfully complete their first rebuild of the GM LS7 engine to MacG Racing specifications which is installed in the Ultima GTR.

08/06/2013

Some modifications are made to the engine mapping of the Ultima GTR. The livery for the 2013 specification Ultima GTR is revealed and can be seen here.

24/05/2013

The build of the 2013 specification Ultima GTR is completed, and is soon to be shipped to PTR Exhausts for a new set of exhaust silencers to be manufactured to increase power whilst still remaining under the noise limits.

17/05/2013

Work starts on the team's Mazda RX8, with the suspension and brakes being stripped ready for rebuild.

04/05/2013

The MacG Racing RX8 passes an engine compression test with flying colours; work starts on specifying the upgrade parts, and a test program is currently being drawn up by the team.

05/04/2013

MacG Racing purchase a Mazda RX8 which will be stripped down and converted into a full race car, with a view to entering it into the Britcar Production Sportscar Championship, and other eligible series. The RX8 will also be available for corporate and trackday hire, as well as driver coaching sessions. More updates on this will follow!

28/03/2013

MacG Racing complete pre-season development work, but some delays with the engine hamper their testing program.

01/03/2013

MacG Racing complete aerodynamic modifications to the Ultima GTR, increasing both downforce and cooling, whilst reducing weight.

11/02/2013

184mm Xtreme Twin Plate Clutch kits are now available for applications such as the Honda K20A and BMW M3 E36/E46. Click here for more information.

10/02/2013

MacG Racing start manufacture of the 2013 specification aero kit and for the Ultima GTR

01/02/2013

MacG Racing are pleased to announce that we are now official distributors for Xtreme Clutch, suppliers of high performance clutch systems and components. More information on Xtreme Clutch can be found here.

28/01/2013

MacG Racing complete chassis repairs and modifications on the Ultima GTR to improve safety and performance.

08/01/2013

MacG Racing are pleased to announce the launch of their new Webshop, which contains products from Albins Performance Transmissions, Quantum Racing Suspension and Braid Wheels amongst others. The webshop can be accesed by clicking the 'shop' link on the buttons above or by clicking here.

01/01/2013

MacG Racing would like to wish all their customers, sponsors and supporters a very happy prosperous New Year.

09/12/2012

The bodywork is removed from the Ultima and work starts on tidying up the loom in preparation for more logging channels and traction control to be added.

15/11/2012

MacG Racing start redesigning the uprights and wishbones in order to fit bigger bearings and simplify the upright assembly, resulting in stronger units, with improved suspension geometry to optimise the handling.

10/11/2012

MacG Racing start their winter development program on the Ultima GTR ready for the 2013 season. More details to follow shortly.

03/11/2012

MacG Racing suffer a front upright failure whilst running 7th during round 8 of the 2012 Britcar British Endurance Championship at Donington Park. Full report to follow.

01/11/2012

MacG Racing have their entry confirmed into round 8 of the 2012 Britcar British Endurance Championship at Donington Park on 3rd November. The 4hr Night Race start time is 15:55 and ends at 19:55. More details available here. Live timing is available here. Kyle Tilley will be partnering Jonny MacGregor for the race.

18/10/2012

Check out our latest video of some onboard action from the 2012 Silverstone 24hr race. Click here to view.

28/09/2012

MacG Racing Silverstone 24hr official race report is now available. Click here to view.

23/09/2012

MacG Racing finish the Silverstone 24hr in 28th place after a series of bearing failures during the race. Full report to follow.

18/09/2012

MacG Racing are competing in the Silverstone 24hr on the 21st-23rd September. Qualifying is at 13:00-14:00 on Friday 21st, with the race start at 15:30 on Saturday 22nd. Live timing is available by clicking here and a live TV stream of the event is available here. Further information on the event can be found here.

13/09/2012

MacG Racing are pleased to announce their driver lineup for the Silverstone 24hr race, which consists of team regulars Jonny MacGregor and Jamie Smyth, along with Macau GP GT Race Winner Nigel Farmer and 2011 Singapore Touring Car Champion Gerald Tan.

12/09/2012

MacG Racing make final preparations for the 2012 Britcar Silverstone 24hr race, which is being held on the 21st-23rd September. Qualifying is on Friday September 21st at 13:00, with the race start at 15:30 on Saturday 22nd September. A link to the live timing and the full driver lineup will be announced in the next few days!

27/08/2012

A new Video section has been added to the Media section of our website, click here to see the latest videos!

24/08/2012

MacG Racing have two drives available for the prestigious 2012 Britcar 24hr race to be held at Silverstone on 21st-23rd September. For more information please click here.

23/08/2012

MacG Racing's latest newsletter is available! Please click here to download.

19/08/2012

MacG Racing qualify 5th on the grid and finish 12th in the 7th round of the Britcar British Endurance Championship, battling the 30+ degree heat, with driver Jonny MacGregor winning the coveted Sunoco Driver of the Weekend award. Full report available here.

15/08/2012

MacG Racing are entered into the seventh round of the 2012 Britcar British Endurance Championship at Snetterton on 18th/19th August. Updates can be found on our Facebook and Twitter pages and live timing can be found here. Race start time is at 13:00 on Sunday. A full timetable can be found here.

07/08/2012

MacG Racing complete a successful test of the Ultima GTR with the new engine, exhaust, transmission and driveline installed. Final preparations will be made over the next ten days ready for Snetterton on 18/19th August

01/08/2012

MacG Racing confirm that the new driveline setup recently installed into the Ultima GTR will be tested at Blyton Park on Tuesday 7th August, in preparation for the Snetterton 300 round of the Britcar British Endurance Championship on 18/19th August.

22/07/2012

MacG Racing receive the custom designed and manufactured Albins ST6-M transaxle for the Ultima GTR. The transaxle, which features dropgears, adjustable LSD and integral oil pump and filter, is mated to the LS7 engine via a custom bellhousing, with the power being fed through a triple plate ceramic race clutch provided be Australian Clutch company. The Albins ST6-M, which is suitable for mid-engined applications, is available through MacG Racing, please contact us for more details.

27/06/2012

MacG Racing have their entry confirmed for the prestigious Silverstone Britcar 24hr race on 21st-23rd September 2012. More details to follow.

02/06/2012

MacG Racing install a new LS7 engine into the Ultima GTR following the engine failure suffered at Snetterton.

20/05/2012

MacG Racing have their Westfield Aerorace for sale, priced at £9995+VAT ono. The Westfield, which has had an extremely succesful life with the Team, is being sold ready for race use, sprints, hillclimbs or trackdays. More information is available here. NOW SOLD

12/05/2012

MacG Racing suffer an engine failure in the 3rd Round of the Britcar British Endurance Championship. The bottom end of cylinder 6 failed, causing significant damage to the engine.

09/05/2012

MacG Racing have their entry confirmed into round 3 of the 2012 Britcar British Endurance Championship at Snetterton in Norfolk on 12th May. The race start time is 15:25 and ends at 18:25. More details available here. Live timing is available here.

08/05/2012

After a heroic effort by the team, the Ultima GTR is fully rebuilt and is succesfully tested at Blyton Park in Lincolnshire.

28/04/2012

MacG Racing strip the Ultima GTR ready for repairs to the chassis and other damage which was as a result of the incident at Donington Park, with a view to having the car ready for round 3 at Snetterton on May 12th.

21/04/2012

MacG Racing suffer a puncture on the outlap from the pits to the grid at round 2 of the 2012 Britcar British Endurance Championship at Donington Park. As a result MacG Racing driver Jamie Smyth lost control of the Ultima GTR and hit a wall, severely damaging the Ultima and forcing a retirement, but was unhurt in the incident.

11/03/2012

MacG Racing are pleased to announce Smart Manufacturing Technology (SMT) as their Title Sponsor for the 2012 season. In addition, we would like to announce partnerships with Just Doors UK, James Walker Plumbing and Heating, Albins Performance Transmissions, Quantum Race Suspension and AWS. MacG Racing are once again supporting Loros as our chosen charity. More information is available here.

05/03/2012

The Ultima GTR is completed and undergoes the first shakedown test at Blyton Park in Lincolnshire. The Ultima GTR is now at PTR Exhausts having a new system fitted for the 2012 season. We would like to give a big thank you to Richard at Blyton Park for their hospitality through the day.

19/02/2012

The engine is refitted to the Ultima GTR along with the gearbox, as are the new 378mm brake discs fitted with 6 pot endurance specification AP calipers. Chassis bracing is also completed as well as fuel tank fitment and refitting of the sidepods.

10/02/2012

MacG Racing complete a significant upgrade to the electronics and telemetry system on the Ultima GTR, incorporating a new telemetry loom and updates to the existing chassis and engine looms.

24/01/2012

MacG Racing are pleased to announce that they have secured sponsorship with James Walker Plumbing and Heating for the 2012 season. James Walker Plumbing and Heating offers a comprehensive and professional plumbing and heating service. From complete refurbs to new build or barn conversions, James Walker Plumbing and Heating will design and fit a system to meet your needs. Underfloor heating systems from design to fitting can also be accommodated. Fully qualified in gas and oil, whether it's a boiler replacement or boiler service, please don't hesitate to call on 07765050110.

18/01/2012

MacG Racing have had their entry confirmed for the 2012 Britcar British Endurance Championship, dates of which are as follows:

  • 24th March - Silverstone GP
  • 21st April - Donington Park
  • 12th May - Snetterton 300
  • 2nd June - Brands Hatch Indy
  • 23rd June - Oulton Park
  • 14th July - Brands Hatch GP
  • 18th August - Snetterton 300
  • 2nd November - Donington Park (Night Race)

In addition, MacG Racing will once again be competing in the Silverstone 24hr race on 22nd - 23rd September.

14/01/2012

Half way through the closed season, MacG Racing are making good progress with their development of the Ultima GTR ready for a strong title challenge in 2012. Development and updates include improvements to the brakes, suspension, chassis, gearbox, aerodynamics, fuelling and cooling systems. More details to follow.

12/11/2011

MacG Racing start development work and prepeartions for 2012, with numerous upgrades and modifications being made to the Ultima GTR, as well as some new faces being brought to the crew for the new season.

05/10/2011

MacG Racing suffer a severe misfire at the Silverstone 24hr race, which eventually destroyed the gearbox of the Ultima GTR, forcing the Team to retire at the 8 hour mark after showing very impressive pace early in the race. Full report available here.

27/09/2011

MacG Racing are packed and ready to head down to Silverstone for the Britcar 24 hour on 1st/2nd October 2011. A very strong driver lineup of Jonny MacGregor, Adam Wilcox and Jamie Smyth will be fighting for top honours at the event! Up to the minute race updates are available on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Live timing for the event is available here.

24/08/2011

MacG Racing have their entry accepted for the prestigious Britcar 24 hour race at Silverstone on 1st/2nd October 2011. Please click here for more information.

14/08/2011

MacG Racing take 9th overall in the 7th Round of the 2011 Britcar British Endurance Championship at Snetterton, after running as high as 3rd in the race. Full report here.

10/08/2011

Jonny MacGregor and Jamie Smyth are driving for MacG Racing in the 7th round of the 2011 Britcar British Endurance Championship this weekend at Snetterton near Norwich. Up to the minute race updates are available on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Live timing for the event is available here. Race start time is 12:25 on Sunday. Finish at 15:25.

01/08/2011

MacG Racing are pleased to announce that they have drives available in the prestigious Britcar 24hr at Silverstone race on 29th September - 1st October 2011 in their Ultima GTR. Please click here for more information.

07/07/2011

MacG Racing drivers Jonathan MacGregor and Jamie Smyth complete a very succesful test program at Donington Park GP after numerous performance updates to the Ultima GTR.

08/06/2011

MacG Racing are competing in the 4th round of the 2011 Britcar British Endurance Championship this weekend at Thruxton near Andover. Up to the minute race updates are available on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Live timing for the event is available here. Race start time is 14:00 on Sunday. Finish at 16:00. Race report available here.

03/06/2011

MacG Racing complete some further updates to the Ultima GTR ready for the 4th round of the 2011 Britcar British Endurance Championship this weekend at Thruxton near Andover.

08/05/2011

MacG Racing put in a great performance in the 3rd round of the 2011 Britcar British Endurance Championship at Donington, at one stage lapping 2 seconds a lap quicker than any other car on the circuit, before a broken drive shaft forced the car to retire after 3 hours. Full report here.

06/05/2011

MacG Racing are competing in the 3rd round of the 2011 Britcar British Endurance Championship this weekend at Donington Park, Leicestershire. Up to the minute race updates are available on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Live timing for the event is available here. Race start time is 14:40 on Sunday. Finish at 18:40

16/04/2011

MacG Racing suffer an electrical failure in the Ultima GTR after an hour of the 2nd round of the British Endurance Championship. Full report here.

15/04/2011

MacG Racing are competing in the 2nd Round of the Britcar British Endurance Championship at Rockingham Motor Speedway, Northamptonshire. Up to the minute race updates are available on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Live timing for the event is available here. Race start time is 13:15. Finish at 15:45

05/04/2011

The first round of the Britcar British Endurance Championship is being shown on Motors TV on Monday 11 April at 18:25, with repeats during the week.

26/03/2011

MacG Racing take a very impressive 4th on the grid and take the points for 3rd in class at the first round of the Britcar British Endurance Championship on the Silverstone GP Arena Circuit, clocking the second quickest lap time of the race. A truely heroic Team effort overcame a difficult race that had numerous incidents and safety cars to get an excellent result in the Ultima GTR's first ever competitive outing. Full report is available here.

10/03/2011

The Ultima GTR completes its first full day of testing, and takes part in the Britcar British Endurance Championship Media Day at Silverstone. At the event, MacG Racing announce their sponsors for 2011; Just Doors UK, AWS Racewear, and Reverie. MacG Racing also announce that they will be supporting the charity Loros this year.

Just Doors UK sponsoring MacG RacingAWS Racewear sponsoring MacG RacingReverie sponsoring MacG RacingLoros supported by MacG Racing

 

07/03/2011

The Ultima GTR is fully mapped and ready for the Britcar British Endurance Championship Press Launch Day on 10th March at Silverstone.

03/02/2011

The Ultima GTR Build Diary is updated with the engine bay final preparation and engine fit. To view, click here.

29/01/2011

MacG Racing receive the LS7 engine for the Ultima GTR. This was installed into the engine bay and is now awaiting driveline components. The Ultima GTR Build Diary is also updated with the final body fit, frontend completion and engine bay preparation. To view, click here.

22/01/2011

MacG Racing finish off the engine bay on the Ultima GTR, and are now awaiting the engine which is due on 28th January.

26/11/2010

MacG Racing order a Chevrolet LS7 engine for the Ultima GTR. The engine, which will be shipped over from the US, is being tuned by Knight Racing Services to MacG Racing's specification. More details can be found here.

15/11/2010

MacG Racing's Youtube channel is launched. Please click on the link above to see our videos.

14/11/2010

MacG Racing put up an impressive showing at the 750 Motor Club Winter Series Event at Donington Park in the Allcomers class. Full report to follow.

3/11/2010

MacG Racing have their entry confirmed in the 750 Motor Club Allcomers event at Donington Park on November 14th, using the Westfield Aerorace.

22/10/2010

The Team's former Karting trailer/mobile workshop are put up for sale. please see the advert here.

10/10/2010

MacG Racing clock a time of 1:21.7 seconds at Snetterton in the final round of the 2010 Time Attack Championship. Full report available here.

26/09/2010

MacG Racing take 2 class wins and a 5th and 8th overall in the final rounds of the Scottish Sports and Saloon Car Championship, using the Westfield Aerorace on standard treaded tyres, breaking the lap record for a UK Westfield Championship spec car by over a second! Full report available here.

11/09/2010

MacG Racing qualify 2nd and take two 2nd places in their first outing in the Westfield Aerorace, which was in the UK Westfield Championship at Rockingham on the International Super Sports Car Circuit. Full report here.

01/08/2010

MacG Racing take 6th in class at the 4th round of the 2010 Time Attack Championship at Cadwell Park in Lincolnshire using the MacG Racing Time Attack Lotus Exige. Full report here.

25/07/2010

MacG Racing add a Westfield Aerorace to their collection. The Westfield, which will be raced in the final rounds of the 2010 Westfield Championship as well as a round of the NSSCC, will be available for drives in 2011. Please contact us for more details.

27/06/2010

MacG Racing claim 6th in class at Brands Hatch in the 3rd round of the 2010 Time Attack Championship. Full report here.

25/06/2010

The Lotus Exige has its first official dyno run, as part of a diagnosis process as the Team have been plagued with engine issues since the previous round. The results show that the car's output is 185bhp, and the lambda sensor has been identified as the cause of the engine issues.

22/06/2010

MacG Racing fit the Lotus Exige with a high downforce front splitter which will improve stability in high speed corners.

16/05/2010

MacG Racing suffer a rather dramatic failure of the oil filter in the first round of the 2010 Time Attack Championship at Knockhill whilst running 2nd in group in the practice session. The failure could not be repaired in time for the qualifying session, resulting in the team having to forfeit the event. Full report here.

24/04/2010

MacG Racing take 8th in the first round of the 2010 Time Attack Championship at Oulton Park, despite handling issues. Full report here.

19/04/2010

MacG Racing sign Spreadex, the financial spread betting and sports betting company as a sponsor for the MacG Racing in their assault on the 2010 Club Challenge Time Attack Championship.

17/04/2010

MacG Racing complete their first test day with the Time Attack Lotus Exige. The first prototype of the diffuser is completed, however this was not used in the first test due to a delay in the manufacture of the mounting brackets. The Team made good progress during the day, which highlighted a couple of areas which needed work before the first round at Oulton Park on April 24th.

28/03/2010

Hangar 111, the Lotus and KTM X-Bow performance specialists are signed as the official sponsor and parts supplier for MacG Racing in their assault on the 2010 Club Challenge Time Attack Championship. Hangar 111 have supplied a range of upgrade parts to MacG Racing for the Lotus Exige, including brake, suspension, chassis, safety and engine components, many of which are proprietary Hangar 111 items. The Lotus Exige has had its first shake down run of 2010 and is now awaiting the first test session scheduled on 17th April before the season opener at Oulton Park on April 24th.

24/02/2010

MacG Racing start race preparation on the Team's Lotus Exige S2 for the 2010 Time Attack Championship. Modifications include brake and suspension upgrades as well as weight reduction. Aerodynamic modifications to follow soon. More information here.

6/02/2010 ***STOP PRESS***

MacG Racing have their entry into the 2010 Time Attack Championship confirmed using the Team's Lotus Exige S2 NA. Confirmed rounds are as follows:

Oulton Park - 24th April
Knockhill - 16th May
Brands Hatch - 27th June
Cadwell Park - 1st August
Snetterton - 10th October

For more information, see here.

30/01/2010

To mark the start of the 2010 season, the new team logo is released. A development plan is put into place for the Ultima GTR, which has pushed out build completion into the second half of 2010. More details to follow.

21/10/2009

Even before the end of the 2009 season, work starts on preparation for a hectic 2010; the process of redesign and rebranding of the team and logo is put into motion, including a huge website update (coming soon!), and an announcement regarding sponsors and suppliers for the 2010 season, along with final build of the Ultima GTR and closed season testing and development work.

20/10/2009

After a long summer break, MacG Racing return to the SYKC championship, only for a spectacular Rotax engine failure to let the team down whilst running comfortably at the front of the field. The first race in over a year where MacG Racing scored a DNF in the final results.

Away from the racing side, more trimming work is undertaken on the Ultima GTR, with the carbon dash surround being finished, the instrumentation being fitted and work starts on specifying the data logging unit that will be fitted to the car. Further work is carried out on fitting the doors and adjusting the shut lines to give the Ultima GTR a professional appearance.

21/5/2009

Three more pages are added to the Ultima GTR build diary, along with a few other minor updates round the site. Check out the latest progress on the Ultima, including fitting of the lights, the proposed dashboard design layout and the interior fit here.

11/5/2009

MacG Racing struggled to a lonely 8th position in the 3rd round the SYKC 2009 Championship after a collision which caused extensive damage to the kart during the second heat. Full report can be found here.

3/5/2009

After suffering from heavy vibration under braking, EBC Ultimax brake discs are fitted to the front of the MacG Racing Lotus Exige. At just £140 per set, and having dimples in order to avoid fade rather than cross drillings which weaken the discs structure, they provided a high performance yet economical alternative to the standard OEM discs.

1/5/2009

MacG Racing can now be followed on Twitter.com under the username macgracing. Quick updates when working on the vehicles and race results will be updated as they happen for fans to follow!

10/3/2009

Following a long winter layoff, which included a complete overhaul of the Kart for the new season along with a full engine rebuild after the seize suffered last July, MacG Racing driver Jonathan MacGregor takes fourth in the first round of the SYKC 2009 Championship, missing 3rd by 0.02s! Full report of the event can be found here.

The Lotus Exige underwent its yearly service at Guglielmi Motorsport in Daventry. After adjusting the tracking (resetting the settings to factory spec), the car was far more responsive and turn-in was vastly improved. A big thanks to the guys at Guglielmi's for excellent quick and honest service.

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