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13 Dec

Winners at Oulton Park Gold Cup 2018

  August Bank Holiday Monday saw our annual trip to Cheshire’s picturesque Oulton Park circuit, for the Gold Cup race meeting. Sundays racing saw heavy rain for some of the other races, which would normally favour our front wheel drive Mini Cooper S, but Monday’s weather forecast looked much drier… Qualifying was scheduled for first […]

15 May

Sime mountain bike-ers complete 10 hour race

Simeracing.co.uk’s official mountain bike team, made up of Barry Sime and Stuart Andrew completed the recent “10 under the Ben” – a gruelling ten hour endurance mountain bike race held in the shadows of Ben Nevis on 31st May.  In some fantastic heat the pair clocked up 8 laps of the mountainous course to come […]

24 Apr

HSCC Historic Touring Cars

Always a tremendous crowd favourite, the Historic Touring Car Championship is for saloon cars that were in series production before 1966. Cars can be developed in line with period modifications, and a separate class is run for cars complying with FIA Appendix K regulations. With Mini Coopers taking on Ford Anglias, Lotus Cortinas, Ford Mustangs […]

08 Apr

Donington Park Season Opener HSCC

1 st in class; https://hscc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/17201hsc.pdf First round of the HSCC championship and Barry Sime took the wheel, after a shakedown with the newly rebuilt Swiftune engine the day before the race. Barry qualified very well and came out top of the smaller engine cars. Links: https://hscc.org.uk/championships/hscc-historic-touring-cars/

25 Jul

Mini Festival – another Podium!

Newsflash! Podium position for the SimeRacing.co.uk Mini Cooper S at the Brands Hatch Mini Festival 2016 – more to follow!

01 May

Podium for the mini Cooper S “debut” at Donington

SimeRacing.co.uk debuted their 1964 Mini Cooper S for its first race since 1970 – at the Donington Historic Festival in April. The car has been in the Sime family ownership almost since new and used to be raced by Jimmy Sime successfully in the 1960’s and 70s.  Sime Racing have spent the last couple of […]

02 Sep
03 Apr

Morrison moves up a gear

Paisley based racing driver Scott Morrison last weekend moved up a category to race in the Scottish Mini Cooper Cup at the first race of the season held at Scotland’s Knockhill racing circuit.

02 Apr

Sime Racing give Cash for Kids a boost

Last month local business Sime Racing & Engineering Ltd participated in the annual Scotkart Cash for Kids Grand Prix, held at the Cambuslang indoor circuit and came away with another trophy to add to the cabinet! Successful racing driver Barry Sime and Sime Racing MD organised two teams for the popular competition. In one team […]

27 Mar

Ford Fiesta XR2 racecar

2007 Newcomers Championship winning car – full weld in cage and mint conditions – genuinely no expense spared, with extensive spares package.. £8,000 ono