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It’s a healthy 50-50 split be­tween as­phalt and gravel this week in our il­lus­tri­ous TV guide. Con­trary to pop­u­lar be­lief, it’s the real jewel in MN’S crown..

Kick­ing off, the GT Cup ( pic­tured above) got un­der­way at Don­ing­ton Park. It’s the first chance to see the se­ries in ac­tion this year, with Bent­ley and Porsche split­ting the wins (Wed­nes­day, 18552000hrs, Mo­tors TV).

Stick­ing with cir­cuit rac­ing, the 750 Mo­tor Club de­liv­ered a great meet­ing at Brands Hatch re­cently, as it usu­ally does. The club of­ten pro­duces close com­pe­ti­tion and, at one of Britain’s most sto­ried venues, it was al­ways go­ing to de­liver (Thurs­day, 17201925hrs, Mo­tors TV).

This week the Acrop­o­lis Rally re­turns to a re­jigged Euro­pean Rally Cham­pi­onship cal­en­dar. Out of the or­di­nary weather short­ened last year’s sea­son-con­clud­ing event, but an ear­lier slot on the cal­en­dar should pro­vide the dusty gravel we’re used to see­ing from one of the best ral­lies in the world. Catch daily high­lights on Satur­day (0015-0045hrs, Eurosport 2), Sun­day (0000-0030hrs, Mo­tors TV) and a Tues­day round-up (tba).

Fi­nally, a chance to catch the lat­est round of the Bri­tish Rallycross Cham­pi­onship at Ly­d­den Hill is on of­fer. The sec­ond round of the se­ries de­liv­ered door-bang­ing ac­tion in usual fash­ion (Wed­nes­day, 21002205hrs, Mo­tors TV).

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