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In the press

  • BTCC Update - Mighty Mike is Back...

    mike bushell_F2R8804 copyRound three at Thruxton last month ended in disaster for the West Thurrock-based team after a huge accident in qualifying caused extensive damage to the car, with driver Mike Bushell lucky to escape with nothing more than severe ligament damage.
    Tunbridge Wells racer Mike has been cleared to return to action by medics, the reigning Clio Cup champion will now seek to reignite his campaign after two tough weekends on track even though a grid penalty - which will see him drop to the back of the field for race one - leaves him somewhat on the back foot going into the race weekend.
    Mike states "I don’t think I’ve had chance to display what I’m capable of in the BTCC yet this year, and I want show why I won the Clio title last year. I’m not going into the weekend to just make up the numbers despite my penalty, as I feel we’ll have a quick car that will allow me to set a good lap time in race one - which will then decide my starting slot for race two. If we can get into the top 15 on the grid, then we can aim for more in race three.
    "This is a big weekend for me and I have to thank the team for the hard work they’ve put in to fix the car, and of course the fans who have supported me. It’s one thing for people to say they will back you when something happens like the accident at Thruxton, but I didn’t expect so many to then actually do it.
    “It was amazing to see the support there is, and it’s no joke to say that without that backing, I wouldn’t be on track this weekend.”


  • Live on Motors TV - Max5 Racing

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    The season got well underway for Roddison's Racing at Silverstone at the end of March with the Max5 Racing Championship being aired live on Motors TV. Cobra Sport have been a long standing sponsor of Roddison's Racing who develop race type MX5's. Peter Jarvis adds "We have worked together on on many research and development projects over the years and pushed the vehicles limitations beyond all expectations. We make a very efficient team." CobraSport will be supporting Roddison's Racing  team again during 2015 Championships.

  • 2015 BTCC Season Launch

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    The BTCC season was launched with a massive event at Donington on 24 March 2015 attended by the national press and TV media. The Cobra Sport team went along to support AMD Racing and their driver Mike Bushell. Cobra Sport is one of their main sponsors for the 2015 season.

    The first race of the season then kicked off at Brands Hatch over the Easter weekend. After a somewhat troubled pre-season due to illness, Mike's performance improved considerably throughout the weekend's three races. The final race saw the reigning Clio Cup UK show his potential with an assured performance in which he fought wheel-to-wheel with the likes of former champion Jason Plato before taking the flag in eleventh place.

    Most importantly, that third race saw Mike cross the line as the best placed rookie driver and having been second rookie home in the earlier two races, he emerges from the weekend as the early leader in the Jack Sears Trophy – with an impressive trophy being the reward for his weekend’s work.


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  • Time Attack Sponsorship

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    Further to Cobra Sport's recent news that they will be sponsoring AMD Tuning's car in the 2015 BTCC season, Cobra Sport are now excited to announce that they have also teamed up with Donnelly Racing in the Time Attack series.
    The 400 BHP Ford Escort won their championship last year and they hope to do the same again this coming season.
    The car is now fitted with a Cobra Sport 3" turbo back exhaust, which will surely add to it's chances!!!


  • Cobra Sport teams Up With AmD Tuning for BTCC!

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    Cobra Sport Exhausts UK is very happy to announce that it will be sponsoring AMD Tuning's Ford Focus ST in the 2015 BTCC season. 
    Managing Director, Rachel Jarvis said "Taking our name into the Motorsport arena has been on our agenda for a while now and we are excited to have been given this sponsorship opportunity with AMD Tuning.  Motorsport is in our blood as our Father had his own race team in the seventies and eighties, so we have been keen to get involved again with the Cobra Sport brand."
    Pete Jarvis also added "We believe that this is the inevitable next step for Cobra Sport with our proven track record in performance exhausts. I'm keen to provide clear evidence of successful performance of our products on the track as well as the road and we are looking forward to a successful partnership with Shaun and his team. ".
    Cobra Sport will be following the progress of driver Mike Bushell in the Focus ST during the upcoming season and will be updating their website and social media channels with the season's progress and achievements. Make sure you are following to keep up to date.

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  • Total Vauxhall magazine follows the Cobra Sport Astra VXR J

    Cobra Sport's Astra VXR J has just teamed up with Regal Automotive to make some major improvements to the car and the guys at Total Vauxhall Magazine were there to find what we had done...
    After fitting a Cobra Sport stainless steel performance enhancing full turbo back exhaust system, Forge Intercooler & RSS cold air intake system Regal then moved onto adding one of their unique Regal ECU Re-maps to enhance all the power increases. This all resulted in a staggering 49BHP gain and almost a 20% increase in torque figures.
    To see the full details of the project, read the article in the January edition of Total Vauxhall Magazine (available from all good newsagents).


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