Stephen Lickorish

Stephen Lickorish

Stephen Lickorish is Group National Editor of Autosport and oversees coverage of the plethora of different club championships that operate in the UK. He was formerly Deputy Editor of Motorsport News and has reported on a wide variety of national race meetings for Autosport and MN since 2011. He currently focuses on the British Touring Car Championship's support categories, which always provide plenty to talk about. Stephen also holds a degree in journalism studies from the University of Sheffield.

Latest articles by Stephen Lickorish


Rodin reveals more details about 'F1-beating' hypercar

More details have been revealed about Rodin’s new closed-cockpit FZERO hypercar, which it intends will offer greater performance than Formula 1 machinery.

Verstappen: Spanish F1 GP Turn 4 error "really caught me by surprise"

Spanish Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen admits his Turn 4 error "really caught me by surprise" and says he was "lucky" to avoid damaging his Red Bull Formula 1 car.

BTCC Brands Hatch: Cook storms to Race 1 win in BTC Honda

BTC Honda driver Josh Cook claimed his first British Touring Car Championship win of 2022 after making two excellent passes into Paddock Hill Bend on a drying Brands Hatch track.

Knockhill BTCC: Turkington scores WSR's 100th win in opener

Colin Turkington claimed West Surrey Racing's 100th victory in the British Touring Car Championship after dominating the opening race of the Knockhill weekend.

Marshals club pays tribute to volunteers after fatal Brands Hatch crash

The British Motorsports Marshals Club has paid tribute to the "outstanding professionalism" of all the marshals who continued to assist at events last weekend after the fatal Brands Hatch crash.

Driver loses life in Citroen C1 crash at Snetterton in UK

A Citroen C1 Challenge driver died in a crash during the category’s four-hour race at Snetterton in the UK last weekend.

Goodwood Festival of Speed to go ahead as pilot event

The Goodwood Festival of Speed will go ahead this year after being chosen as a pilot event as part of the UK government's Events Research Programme.

Penske to be celebrated at Goodwood Festival of Speed

American motorsport legend Roger Penske is set to return to Goodwood for the first time in nearly 60 years this summer with a planned appearance at the Festival of Speed.

Club motorsport to restart in England next month

Club motorsport in England will be able to restart from the end of March, after the government outlined its planned roadmap for the easing of lockdown measures.

Sutton to defend BTCC title with expanded Laser Tools team

Reigning British Touring Car champion Ash Sutton will remain with Laser Tools Racing to defend his title next year, while the squad has agreed a new partnership with Team Hard.

Leading circuits in the UK receive government funding

Operators of leading UK circuits will receive a share of £6 million of government funding to overcome the loss of spectator revenues.

Crowdfunding campaign for double amputee UK racer nears target

A crowdfunding page to raise money for injured Scottish Formula Ford racer Colin Turner has already raised over £30,000 after both of his legs had to be amputated following a crash in the Walter Hayes Trophy event at Silverstone.

Non-elite UK racing cancelled, BTCC & British GT finales go ahead

The final round of the British Touring Car Championship will take place as scheduled at Brands Hatch on 14-15 November, despite the UK entering a new lockdown and all non-elite racing being cancelled.

UK plans for motorsport to restart on July 4

Motorsport UK intends for national motorsport to resume in Britain from July 4 and, from the start of next month, will allow organisers to begin applying for event permits again.

Goodwood Festival of Speed postponed

Goodwood's popular Festival of Speed event is the latest motorsport fixture to be postponed due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

UK stops motorsport activities until May due to coronavirus

No Motorsport UK-sanctioned events will take place in the UK until at least the start of May, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lexus scores first Blancpain GT win with last lap pass

A Lexus won a Blancpain GT Series race for the first time after taking the lead on the last lap of a truly incredible Endurance Cup race at Paul Ricard.

Button to race at Le Mans Classic and Goodwood Revival

Jenson Button will make his historic racing debut this year, dovetailing his Japanese Super GT commitments with Le Mans Classic and Goodwood Revival outings.

Monger "not too far away" from British F3 deal

Billy Monger believes he is “not too far away” from securing a return to racing in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship this year after completing more testing with Carlin.

Carlin to take sabbatical from British F4

Single-seater powerhouse Carlin has chosen to take a sabbatical from the British Formula 4 Championship, in which it has run all three champions since the series’ inception.

How incredible Monger is pushing for a world first Prime

How incredible Monger is pushing for a world first

Last April, Billy Monger's life changed forever. But he's working hard to ensure one thing goes back to how it was before his horrific accident - racing a single-seater.