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Tarporley racing driver Oliphant to take year out from motorsport

Tarporley racing driver Oliphant to take year out from motorsport

Tarporley-born British Touring Car Championship racer Tom Oliphant is taking a sabbatical from motorsport as he embarks on a new chapter in Australia.

After four seasons in the UK’s biggest motorsport championship, Oliphant is to step back from active competition in 2022 to support his fiancée Gen in her career.

November 25, 2021
Police appeal after driver killed in A500 accident at Cheerbrook

Police appeal after driver killed in A500 accident at Cheerbrook

Police are appealing for information and dashcam footage after a driver was killed when a car crashed off the A500 at Cheerbrook roundabout in Nantwich.

The incident happened shortly after around 11.30am yesterday (Tuesday 26 October) when a silver car had come off the carriageway.

October 27, 2021
Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant “frustrated” by Knockhill showing

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant “frustrated” by Knockhill showing

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant was left frustrated as luck deserted him in the British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill.

Contact in race one saw Oliphant tumble down the order and end his chances of a top result.

August 17, 2021
Nantwich racing driver Jordan Witt to compete in European series

Nantwich racing driver Jordan Witt to compete in European series

Nantwich racing driver Jordan Witt will return to action on the continent after confirming he will compete in the inaugural season of the new Fanatec GT2 European Series with Toro Verde GT.

April 9, 2021
Driver who crashed into Nantwich shop comes forward

Driver who crashed into Nantwich shop comes forward

Police say a driver who crashed into a shop front in Nantwich causing the town centre street to be closed off, has come forward.

The incident happened early on Thursday (March 11) when a vehicle hit the front of the Hope House charity shop building on the corner of High Street and Swine Market, in Nantwich.

March 15, 2021
Tarporley racing driver Oliphant targets top five with two races left

Tarporley racing driver Oliphant targets top five with two races left

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant believes hopes of finishing in the top five of the BTCC Championship is “very much alive”.

Oliphant has just races left in the British Touring Car Championships after picking up valuable points at Croft last weekend.

October 15, 2020
Boughey lorry driver in Nantwich scoops UK title as “most improved”

Boughey lorry driver in Nantwich scoops UK title as “most improved”

Nantwich-based Boughey Distribution driver Dimka Ivanova has driven to success as UK’s number one!

Dimka has been named “Most Improved Driver” in the premier HGV driver awards which recognise outstanding driver performance and excellence.

July 8, 2020
Nantwich racing driver Jordan Witt to compete in British GT champs

Nantwich racing driver Jordan Witt to compete in British GT champs

Nantwich racing driver Jordan Witt will compete in selected rounds of the Intelligent Money British GT Championship this year, he has confirmed.

The 29-year-old will compete alongside his existing commitments in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup.

March 10, 2020
Driver hurt in Park Road smash in Nantwich

Driver hurt in Park Road smash in Nantwich

A driver was treated by paramedics after a one-vehicle accident on Park Road, Nantwich.

Three fire crews from Crewe and Nantwich were called to the accident at around 12.40pm yesterday (December 13).

December 14, 2019
Tarporley BTCC star Tom Oliphant stays with BMW for 2020 season

Tarporley BTCC star Tom Oliphant stays with BMW for 2020 season

Rising motor racing star Tom Oliphant will remain with reigning champions Team BMW for the 2020 British Touring Car Championship.

The Tarporley-born driver will again be behind the wheel of one of their all-conquering BMW 330i M Sport.

December 11, 2019
Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith finishes maiden BTCC season on high

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith finishes maiden BTCC season on high

Nantwich driver Rob Smith finished his maiden season in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship on a high.

Smith drove to a best finish of 12th at a rain-hit Brands Hatch with the MG6 racer taking his sixth Independents Trophy points hat-trick of 2019.

October 16, 2019
Police hunt BMW driver who targeted girl, aged 15

Police hunt BMW driver who targeted girl, aged 15

Police are searching for a BMW driver who attempted to drag a 15-year-old girl into his car in Crewe.

The girl managed to scramble clear after a member of the public rushed to help her.

September 25, 2019
Tarporley racing driver Oliphant joins Sports Alive

Tarporley racing driver Oliphant joins Sports Alive

Rising British Touring Car Championship star Tom Oliphant is partnering with Sports Alive for the remainder of the 2019 season.

Tarporley-born Oliphant is in his second BTCC season, racing with the Team BMW outfit.

September 14, 2019