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Wed 25 Aug 2004
BTCC: Huff takes first BTCC win

BTCC: Huff takes first BTCC win

Robert Huff won his first BTCC race after an incident-filled event at Brands Hatch. The SEAT Sport UK driver started from third on the grid and was fourth going into the final lap, but he steered clear of a series of collisions approaching the ...

BTCC: Plato wins dramatic Brands Hatch second race

BTCC: Plato wins dramatic Brands Hatch second race

Jason Plato took his sixth win of the season in the second race at Brands Hatch. The SEAT Sport UK driver held on, despite two Safety Car periods, to win from pole position holder Turkington by under one second. Turkington lined up in pole ...

BTCC: Neal takes lights-to-flag victory at Brands Hatch

BTCC: Neal takes lights-to-flag victory at Brands Hatch

Matt Neal dominated the opening round of the British Touring Car Championship around the Indy circuit at Brands Hatch. The Computeach Racing with Halfords Honda Civic Type-R driver lead away from pole position and, despite an early Safety Car ...

Sat 21 Aug 2004
BTCC: Neal secures pole position at Brands Hatch

BTCC: Neal secures pole position at Brands Hatch

Matt Neal dominated the qualifying session for round 22 of the Championship at Brands Hatch. The Computeach Racing with Halfords driver, behind the wheel of a Honda Civic Type-R, took the lead early in the session and then responded to a late...

Tue 17 Aug 2004
Sun 25 Jul 2004
BTCC: SEAT takes a second one-two at Croft

BTCC: SEAT takes a second one-two at Croft

Jason Plato and Robert Huff continued SEAT's best-ever weekend in the British Touring Car Championship by securing their second one-two of the weekend and a total haul of 65 points. Huff made the better start to take the lead on the first lap but...

BTCC: Plato leads one-two for SEAT

BTCC: Plato leads one-two for SEAT

Jason Plato dominated round seventeen at Croft circuit as he led home a SEAT one-two. Plato took the lead as pole position holder Stefan Hodgetts went off at the first corner and SEAT team-mate Robert Huff quickly moved up to second. The pair were...

BTCC: Lights-to-flag victory for Reid

BTCC: Lights-to-flag victory for Reid

Anthony Reid led from start to finish to take his first win of the year in round sixteen of the championship at Croft circuit in Yorkshire. The West Surrey Racing driver, who had also earned his first pole position via Saturday qualifying of the...

BTCC: Reid takes pole position at Croft

BTCC: Reid takes pole position at Croft

Anthony Reid dominated qualifying for the sixteenth round at Croft circuit with a strong lap at the start of the session and an even quicker lap at the midway point to head a qualifying session for the first time this season. The West Surrey...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Davies leads despite incident with MagnussenHeadline

Davies leads despite incident with Magnussen

Jamie Davies had an eventful stint in the early hours for Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx as he served a stop-go penalty for an earlier infringement and then he collided with Jan Magnussen, leading the GTS category, sending the Dane into the tyres....

McNish and Lehto crash during 24H

McNish and Lehto crash during 24H

Allan McNish and J.J. Lehto sensationally spun off the circuit at the same time shortly before the end of the second hour of the 24 Heures du Mans. The Audi drivers, who were running in second and third places at the time, hit a patch of oil at...

Davies pulls away at front of 24HHeadline

Davies pulls away at front of 24H

Jamie Davies pulled out a twenty second-three lead over the first hour of the 24 Heures du Mans. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx made a good pit stop and took advantage as Allan McNish in the sister car dropped back by around one to two seconds per...

Davies leads opening laps of 24H for AudiHeadline

Davies leads opening laps of 24H for Audi

Jamie Davies held on to pole position to lead the opening laps of the 24 Heures du Mans 2004. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx driver was under immense pressure from the sister car of Allan McNish during the opening lap but put in some fastest laps...

Champion Racing Audi quickest in 24H warm-upHeadline

Champion Racing Audi quickest in 24H warm-up

Champion Racing headed the times in the warm-up for this weekend's 24 Heures du Mans. The Audi, driven by JJ Lehto, was quickest with a 3:36.078 lap in the 45-minute session. All cars took to the track under sunny conditions and, despite a few ...

Post-race press conference

Post-race press conference

The winning drivers - Tom Kristensen, Rinaldo Capello and Seiji Ara - spoke to the media immediately after the podium ceremony and answered questions about the race. Tom Kristensen. Photo by Tom Haapanen. Q: Tom, was this the toughest...

Capello keeps lead after pitlane fire

Capello keeps lead after pitlane fire

Rinaldo Capello's Audi Sport Japan Team Goh R8 caught fire as he was exiting the pits on lap 324 after some fuel splashed on the rear of the car. The driver unfastened himself very quickly as flames spread over the right rear of the car but the ...

Corvette in front in GTS classHeadline

Corvette in front in GTS class

Tomas Enge was comfortably leading the GTS class with his Prodrive Racing Ferrari 550 Maranello five laps ahead of the pursuing Oliver Beretta in the Chevrolet Corvette Racing C5-R and pulling away by around a couple of seconds per lap. Enge, ...

Audis swap places as Short crashesHeadline

Audis swap places as Short crashes

The 16th and 17th hours at Le Mans brought plenty of surprise and drama - the action started when the lead Audi pitted for some work on the rear suspension and then soon afterwards Martin Short had a big accident in his Dallara Judd. Emanuele...

Herbert maintains lead as sun rises at Le Mans

Herbert maintains lead as sun rises at Le Mans

The leading Audis both put in strong stints during the fourteenth hour of 24 Heures du Mans as they approached their pitstops. Johnny Herbert and Seiji Ara both exchanged fastest sector times and matched each others lap times as they ran one lap...

Kristensen closes up on leader SmithHeadline

Kristensen closes up on leader Smith

Guy Smith took over at the wheel of the leading Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx as Tom Kristensen continued the overnight charge of the second-placed Audi Sport Japan Team Goh. The gap between the leading pair fluctuated as the pair pitted and ...

Sat 12 Jun 2004
Patrick Long ready for first Le Mans 24HHeadline

Patrick Long ready for first Le Mans 24H

Patrick Long lines up at the head of the GT category in Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing's Porsche 911 GT3 RSR for his first outing at Le Mans. The young American driver, who finished fifth in the 2004 Daytona 24 hours and has won in...

Pole Position press conferenceHeadline

Pole Position press conference

The press conference took place shortly after the end of the final part of qualifying early on Friday morning and pole position winner Johnny Herbert answered a series of questions from the media about the qualifying session and Le Mans in ...

Fri 11 Jun 2004
Thu 10 Jun 2004
Carroll wins round ten as Rossiter nurses engine
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Carroll wins round ten as Rossiter nurses engine

Adam Carroll won round ten of the championship after resisting race-long pressure from James Rossiter. Carroll took the lead at the start and was never headed although Rossiter, who was suffering from engine problems, kept close behind the leader...

Piquet takes tactical win in round nine
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Piquet takes tactical win in round nine

Nelson Piquet won round nine of the British Formula 3 champion at Snetterton with a strong and tactical drive. The Brazilian took and then lost the lead on the first lap, but then bided his time behind early leader Adam Carroll before closing up...

Piquet dominates rescheduled round four
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Piquet dominates rescheduled round four

Nelson Piquet dominated the delayed fourth round of the championship to take a comfortable victory at Snetterton on Saturday evening. The Brazilian driver muscled his way to the front in the opening few corners and was never headed for the rest of...

Rossiter takes race two pole at Snetterton
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Rossiter takes race two pole at Snetterton

James Rossiter qualified in pole position for round ten of the championship after edging ahead in a four-way battle in the final laps of the session. Adam Carroll finished in second place with Lucas Di Grassi in third. Carlin Motorsport laid...

Di Grassi snatches race one pole on final lap
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Di Grassi snatches race one pole on final lap

Lucas Di Grassi qualified on pole position after a frantic exchange of fastest laps in the closing minutes of a highly competitive session. Adam Carroll was fastest at the halfway point when a red flag interrupted the session but Di Grassi put in...

Thu 27 May 2004
BTCC: Muller doubles up at Oulton Park

BTCC: Muller doubles up at Oulton Park

Yvan Muller took his second win of the day at Oulton Park with a strong performance on a slippery track. The VX Racing driver moved ahead of SEAT Sport UK's Jason Plato in the early laps and pulled out a comfortable lead to move level in the ...

BTCC: Eaves takes first career win at Oulton Park

BTCC: Eaves takes first career win at Oulton Park

Dan Eaves took his first win in the championship with a lights-to-flag victory in the second race of the day at Oulton Park. The Honda Civic Type-R driver quickly built up a two second lead but this was wiped out by a mid-race Safety Car period....

BTCC: Muller wins dramatic race one at Outlton Park

BTCC: Muller wins dramatic race one at Outlton Park

Yvan Muller won a dramatic opening round at Oulton Park's 2.226-mile Island circuit on Sunday. The VX Racing driver edged his Vauxhall Astra Coupe ahead of team-mate and championship rival James Thompson on the run up to the first corner and was...

Tue 18 May 2004
BTCC: Plato takes Silverstone pole for SEATHeadline

BTCC: Plato takes Silverstone pole for SEAT

Jason Plato set the fastest time in a frantic end to the qualifying session for round six of the British Touring Car Championship. Drivers tried unusual tyre combinations in order to gain an advantage on the damp-but-drying track but in the end...

BTCC: Plato the rainmaster in Silverstone second practiceHeadline

BTCC: Plato the rainmaster in Silverstone second practice

SEAT Sport UK driver Jason Plato sensationally set the fastest lap in a frantic end to the second free practice session. West Surrey Racing's Anthony Reid looked like dominating with a strong early lap before the rain started to fall, but the ...

BTCC: Muller fastest in Silverstone practiceHeadline

BTCC: Muller fastest in Silverstone practice

Yvan Muller set the fastest time in the opening free practice session for the third meeting of the championship. Heavy overnight rain and light drizzle during the morning presented the drivers with challenging conditions as VX Racing driver Muller...

BTCC: Brands Hatch round six goes to James ThompsonHeadline

BTCC: Brands Hatch round six goes to James Thompson

James Thompson fended off a race-long attack from Anthony Reid to win round six of the championship by just half a second. Thompson's Vauxhall team-mate Yvan Muller finished third after an extremely close race with the first ten drivers covered by...

BTCC: Luke Hines wins round 5 at Brands HatchHeadline

BTCC: Luke Hines wins round 5 at Brands Hatch

Luke Hines scored his first win in the British Touring Car Championship in round five at Brands Hatch. The Vauxhall driver lead from the first lap and was never headed despite heavy pressure from team-mates James Thompson and Yvan Muller who ran...