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Mon 10 Apr 1995
BTCC: Ford to switch teams in 1996

BTCC: Ford to switch teams in 1996

Ford in 1996 BTCC team switch FORD has confirmed the long-circulating rumours that it is to abandon Andy Rouse Engineering, its British Touring Car Championship partner of the last three seasons, in favour of the West Surrey racing team. The...

BTCC: Touring car news 95-11-29

BTCC: Touring car news 95-11-29

According to todays Motoring News: John Cleland won the BRDC Silver Star. The Gold was won by Damon Hill. Rumour has it that the team and driver that will run the BMW touring car effort will be Steve Soper and Schnitzer. Following Steves ...

BTCC: Silverstone report

BTCC: Silverstone report

RENAULT this afternoon (Sun) snatched the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship manufacturers' title with a pair of dominant race victories at Silverstone. Alain Menu and Will Hoy shared the wins in their Renault Lagunas to beat ...

BTCC: World Cup team update

BTCC: World Cup team update

Reading in todays Motoring News, James Thompson, will not after all be part of the British Team. His place will be taken by TOCA CUP champ Matthew Neal, driving a Ford. Julian Anderson (Brentwood,Essex,England) ...

BTCC: World Cup teams announced

BTCC: World Cup teams announced

WORLD CUP TEAMS ANNOUNCED THE national teams which will contest this year's FIA Touring Car World Cup at Paul Ricard, France, on October 15 have been announced. Each country is permitted to nominate up to five drivers, and manufacturers who...

BTCC: Oulton Park testing

BTCC: Oulton Park testing

OFFICIAL NEWS FROM TOCA Oulton Park, UK, 6/9/95 Series leader John Cleland underlined his intention to clinch the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship at Oulton Park on Sunday (Sep 10) by setting the fastest time in today's ...

BTCC: David Leslie penalized

BTCC: David Leslie penalized

OFFICIAL NEWS FROM TOCA David Leslie, who finished second in yesterday's (Monday) round 20 of the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship has been dropped down the results following a post-race time penalty imposed by Pierre Aumonier,...

BTCC: Snetterton results

BTCC: Snetterton results

OFFICIAL NEWS FROM TOCA Snetterton, 28/8/95 JOHN Cleland this afternoon (Mon) moved further ahead in the race for the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship title as his chief rival, Sweden's Rickard Rydell, failed to score a single...

BTCC: Snetterton qualifying report

BTCC: Snetterton qualifying report

OFFICIAL NEWS FROM TOCA Snetterton, Norfolk. Sun 27/08/95 Rickard Rydell hopes of closing the gap between himself and series leader John Cleland were raised today (Sunday) when the Swede took pole positions for both of tomorrow's rounds of...

BTCC: Snetterton testing

BTCC: Snetterton testing

OFFICIAL NEWS FROM TOCA Snetterton, Norfolk, UK. Aug 23 1995 The three top championship protagonists - John Cleland, Alain Menu and Rickard Rydell - continued their battle for the most prestigious title in British motor sport by trading...

BTCC: Touring car world cup team announced

BTCC: Touring car world cup team announced

British World Cup team announced BRITAIN'S team for the FIA Touring Car World Cup has been selected by the RAC Motor Sports Association. The five drivers who will represent the UK in the event, scheduled for Paul Ricard, France, on October 15, ...

BTCC: Brands Hatch report

BTCC: Brands Hatch report

Vauxhall's John Cleland improved his overall lead in the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch this afternoon ( Sun) with a dominant victory in the second of the day's two races. Having earlier finished third behind...

BTCC: Brands Hatch testing 95-08-11

BTCC: Brands Hatch testing 95-08-11

British Touring Car Championship leader John Cleland dominated pre-race testing at Brands Hatch on Friday (Aug 11), posting a 46.105s lap time for the twisty Indy circuit at the Kent venue. Closest to him were his chief title rivals Rickard...

BTCC: Silverstone results

BTCC: Silverstone results

1995 Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship, round 15 Silverstone, 16/07/95 15 Laps 1 John Cleland (GB) Vauxhall Cavalier 16V 35m 47.70s 83.67mph 2 Will Hoy (GB) Renault Laguna +7.57s 3 James Thompson (GB)...

BTCC: Knockhill testing 95-07-27

BTCC: Knockhill testing 95-07-27

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP Knockhill, Fife, 27/7/95 SWEDEN'S Rickard Rydell ended a week of testing at the Knockhill circuit this evening (Thurs) topping the time sheets by a healthy margin and looking in top...

BTCC: Silverstone report and results

BTCC: Silverstone report and results

CLELAND TAKES FOURTH WIN IN A ROW CHAMPIONSHIP leader John CLELAND this afternoon (Sunday) underlined his and Vauxhall's advantage in the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship with a win from pole position at a streaming wet ...

BTCC: TOCA release the 1996 schedule

BTCC: TOCA release the 1996 schedule

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 27/06/95 BUILDING ON SUCCESS: BRITAIN'S TOP RACE SERIES EXPANDS IN 1996 The calendar for next year's Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship announced today features an unprecedented 26 ...

BTCC: Donington report

BTCC: Donington report

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP Donington Park, nr Derby, 25/05/95 Flying Scotsman John Cleland extended his lead in the 1995 Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship with a pair of dominant victories at Donington Park...

BTCC: Brands Hatch results

BTCC: Brands Hatch results

PROVISIONAL RESULT. ROUND 11 AUTO TRADER RAC BRITISh TOURING CARS POS No. Cl DRIVER CAR LAPS RACE TIME 1 2 Alain MENU Renault Laguna 13 00:22:34.60 2 4 John CLELAND ...

BTCC: Brands Hatch report #2

BTCC: Brands Hatch report #2

One VERY wet day here at Brands with red flags for almost every race of the day. In the Touring car 15 minute warm up first thing in the morning, 3 cars (the KAYE brothers and Hamish IRVINE) followed each other into the Druids gravel trap so...

BTCC: Brands Hatch notes and quotes

BTCC: Brands Hatch notes and quotes

VICTORY IN RAIN MOVES CLELAND INTO CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD Thompson second Vauxhall Sport Take Teams' Championship lead Vauxhall Sport driver John Cleland returned to the top of the Auto Trader British Touring Car Championship after taking ...

BTCC: Brands Hatch report

BTCC: Brands Hatch report

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP Brands Hatch, Kent, 11/06/95 CLELAND TAKES CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD Vauxhall's Scots ace John Cleland stole the lead of the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship at Brands...

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying

Here are the provisional qualifying results for the BTCC rounds 11 & 12 on the Brands Hatch 2.6 mile Grand Prix circuit. The second session was red flagged several minutes after commencing after one of the KAYE brothers deciced to dump his car...

BTCC: Oulton Park notes from Cleland and Thompson

BTCC: Oulton Park notes from Cleland and Thompson

TWO PODIUMS FOR CLELAND AT OULTON PARK THOMPSON CHARGES TO 6TH FROM HACK OF GRID John Cleland took his Mobil 1-backed Vauxhall Cavalier to second and third places in rounds 9 & 10 of the Auto Trader British Touring Car ...

BTCC: Oulton Park report

BTCC: Oulton Park report

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP Oulton Park, Cheshire, 29/05/95 RYDELL AND MENU WIN AT OULTON PARK Swede Rickard Rydell left Oulton Park this afternoon (Monday) still leading the Auto Trader RAC British Touring...

BTCC: Oulton Park qualifying report

BTCC: Oulton Park qualifying report

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP Oulton Park, Cheshire Sun 28/05/95 Young star James Thompson rewarded his hard working Vauxhall mechanics by grabbing pole position for round 9 of this year's Auto Trader RAC ...

BTCC: Silverstone report

BTCC: Silverstone report

Volvo & Ford Share the Spoils Volvo and Ford were the victors at Silverstone this afternoon (Sunday) in rounds seven and eight of the 1995 Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship. Swede Rickard Rydell claiming his second win of the...

BTCC: Silverstone results

BTCC: Silverstone results

BTCC Rounds 7 & 8 Round 7 - Silverstone - 25 Laps 41.05 miles 1. Rickard Rydell Volvo 25m 58.88s 2. Paul Radisich Ford +1.50s 3. John Cleland ...

BTCC: Silverstone testing

BTCC: Silverstone testing

BTCC Testing News Paul Radisich set the fastest time in today's (Friday) official TOCA Test at Silverstone in preparation for this Sunday's rounds 7 & 8 of the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship. The Kiwi star, who's yet to...

BTCC: Thruxton report

BTCC: Thruxton report

Thruxton BTCC Menu & Thompson Win at Thruxton Alain Menu and James Thompson were the winners at Thruxton this afternoon (Monday), in rounds 5 & 6 of the 1995 Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship. Swiss Renault driver Menu...

BTCC: Brands Hatch Race 2 results

BTCC: Brands Hatch Race 2 results

Race 2 was again red flagged after a short time when PATRICK WATTS and PAUL RADISICH ended up sideways across the track at the start line. After the restart CLELAND tried to beat his previous record of the earlier race. After being ...

BTCC: Brands Hatch Race 1 results

BTCC: Brands Hatch Race 1 results

Race 1 was red flagged on the first lap when NIGEL SMITH got himself stuck on the apex at Druids hairpin. After we pushed him off, the other cars were already on the dummy grid for the restart. After a long wait it was declared a wet...

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying 2

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying 2

Pos Driver Nat Car Time --------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Rickard Rydell GB Volvo 850 T-5 0:45.94 2. James Thompson GB Vauxhall Cavalier 16...

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying 1

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying 1

Pos Driver Nat Car Time --------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Rickard Rydell GB Volvo 850 T-5 0:45.89 2. John Cleland GB Vauxhall Cavalier 16...

BTCC: Brands Hatch Race 2 results

BTCC: Brands Hatch Race 2 results

Pos Driver Nat Car Time --------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Tim Harvey GB Volvo 850 T-5 27 laps 2. James Thompson GB Vauxhall Cavalier 16...

BTCC: Brands Hatch Race 1 results

BTCC: Brands Hatch Race 1 results

Pos Driver Nat Car Time --------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Tim Harvey GB Volvo 850 T-5 25 laps 2. Paul Radisich NZ Ford Mondeo Ghia ...