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Wed 03 Apr 2002
BTCC: Matt Neal, James Thompson win at Brands HatchHeadline

BTCC: Matt Neal, James Thompson win at Brands Hatch

Brands Hatch hosted the opening two rounds of the 2002 MSA British Touring Car Championship. The races, which formed part of a Superweekender along with the British Formula Three and GT Championship races, attracted large crowds during the Easter...

Thu 14 Mar 2002
BTCC: Team PSP 2002 profile

BTCC: Team PSP 2002 profile

PETRONAS has raced in Malaysian and Asian Saloon car events under the name TEAM PETRONAS since 1990, achieving significant championship successes and more than eighty wins. During 1999 and 2000, in collaboration with Opel South Africa, the team...

Wed 10 Jul 2002
BTCC: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing driver announcement

BTCC: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing driver announcement

Team B&Q Jet York City Racing are delighted to announce the appointment of Australian racing driver Hyla Breese to the team. Hyla will be joining the team with effect from the next race at Croft to support Jim Edwards Junior in his push to win the...

Wed 02 Oct 2002
BTCC: Phil Bennett takes on European Clio Trophy regulars

BTCC: Phil Bennett takes on European Clio Trophy regulars

BTCC race winner and Team PSP driver Phil Bennett will take on some of Europes best tin-top drivers this weekend in a one off outing in the Renault Sport Clio Trophy race at Donington, driving the Mark Fish Motorsport Clio V6 campaigned by Paul ...

Thu 14 Feb 2002
BTCC: Team PSP racer shakedown test

BTCC: Team PSP racer shakedown test

Team PSP racer initial shakedown successful Right on schedule, the new Touring Car challenger from Team PETRONAS Syntium Proton (Team PSP) ran for the first time on Monday 12 February in Norfolk near Team PSP& ...

Thu 14 Mar 2002
BTCC: Team PSP unveils 2002 car

BTCC: Team PSP unveils 2002 car

New Malaysian BTCC challenger unveiled London - 13 March 2002 - The newest marque to enter BTCC was unveiled today in central London, just hours before the team joins other challengers for the first official BTCC test day. Team PETRONAS...

Sat 02 Mar 2002
BTCC: Jim Edwards Jnr to drive for Team B&Q

BTCC: Jim Edwards Jnr to drive for Team B&Q

Team B&Q are delighted to finally unveil their drivers for the 2002 season when they will compete in the production class of the British Touring Car Championship in a pair of Honda Accords. Despite announcing his retirement at the final round of...

Sat 05 Jan 2002
BTCC: Phil Bennett joins Team Petronas

BTCC: Phil Bennett joins Team Petronas

Team Petronas Syntium Proton confirm that Phil Bennett will join David Leslie as the team's second driver for the 2002 British Touring Car Championship. His signing today is the result of several months hunting and sorting through the many ...

Mon 22 Apr 2002
BTCC: Paul O'Neil scores initial win at Oulton Park

BTCC: Paul O'Neil scores initial win at Oulton Park

Paul O'Neill scored his first Touring Class win in dramatic Feature race. Early leader Matt Neal crashed out, Yvan Muller suffered a mechanical problem and then James Thompson picked up a puncture, leaving O'Neill to cruise to a deserved first ...

Mon 26 Aug 2002
BTCC: Oulton Park: Thomas Erdos race summary

BTCC: Oulton Park: Thomas Erdos race summary

Thomas Erdos was on winning form again yesterday for Round 9 of the 2002 British GT Championship at Oulton Park in Cheshire. It was, however, an unusual race by any standards. A rainstorm of Biblical proportions brought the first part to an...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
BTCC: Brands Hatch II: Rounds 17 and 18 race report

BTCC: Brands Hatch II: Rounds 17 and 18 race report

Rounds 17 and 18 of the British Touring Car Championsip took place at Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, England. The Indy circuit is a 1.2-mile lap which uses Paddock Hill, Druids, Graham Hill and Surtees from the Grand Prix circuit and then cuts...

Tue 15 Jan 2002
BTCC: 2002 British Touring Car schedule

BTCC: 2002 British Touring Car schedule

<pre> 2002 British Touring Car Championship Series Schedule M.com Name Rounds 1 & 2 - 30/31 March/01 April - Brands Hatch (GP) Brands HatchGP Rounds 3 & 4 - 20/21 April - Oulton Park ...

Wed 25 Sep 2002
BTCC: Donington Park: Rounds 19 & 20 results

BTCC: Donington Park: Rounds 19 & 20 results

<pre> Sprint Race POS NO CL DRIVER NAT CAR TIME LAPS GAP MPH BEST 1 3 James THOMPSON GBR Vauxhall Astra Coupe 37:38.566 20 79.64 1:41.211 2 28 ...

Wed 10 Jul 2002
BTCC: Vauxhall gets into gear for Sport Relief at Croft

BTCC: Vauxhall gets into gear for Sport Relief at Croft

Vauxhall challenges BTCC fans to "Get Active, Raise Money, Do Good" in aid of Sport Relief. Vauxhall is challenging British Touring Car Championship fans attending this Sunday's BTCC races at Croft, N. Yorkshire, to part with their well-earned...

Thu 14 Mar 2002
BTCC: Team PSP driver profiles

BTCC: Team PSP driver profiles

Race and Test Drivers David Leslie Lives: Banbury, Oxfordshire Born: 9 November 1953 A truly seasoned driver, David Leslie returns to the British Touring Car Championship following his runner-up position in 1999 with Nissan. The Banbury,...

Tue 19 Mar 2002
BTCC: British Touring Car signs Green Flag as sponsor

BTCC: British Touring Car signs Green Flag as sponsor

Green Flag confirmed as British Touring Car Championship sponsor. Green Flag, the leading motoring assistance provider, has been confirmed as the new title sponsor of the MSA 2002 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). The major new deal is...

Fri 20 Sep 2002
BTCC: Donington Park: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing preview

BTCC: Donington Park: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing preview

Perseverance in the face of adversity is always a welcome attribute, and perseverance is something that has been very much in evidence in the Team B&Q Jet York City Racing camp during the latter half of, what proved to be, another superb year ...

Thu 20 Jun 2002
BTCC: Mondello Park: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing preview

BTCC: Mondello Park: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing preview

With Ireland out of the World Cup, losing so cruelly to Spain on penalties, some people might be thinking the Irish will have nothing to cheer for this weekend. But that is definitely not the case, as the MSA Green Flag British Touring Car ...

Sun 13 Jan 2002
BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport 2002 season preview

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport 2002 season preview

Vauxhall Motorsport British Touring Car Championship Team BTCC to get six of the best! In a decisive vote of confidence for Vauxhall's British Touring Car Championship race car, this year's BTCC grid is set to feature six Vauxhall Astra ...

Sun 14 Jul 2002
BTCC: Croft Team Petronas race notes

BTCC: Croft Team Petronas race notes

David Leslie once again flew the flag for Team PETRONAS Syntium Proton with a superb second place at Croft in Round 11 of the 2002 British Touring Car Championship. His stirring drive was applauded around the Yorkshire circuit where he first raced...

Wed 10 Jul 2002
BTCC: Croft: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing preview

BTCC: Croft: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing preview

After their success in Ireland last time out, Team B&Q Jet York City Racing approach the visit to their home circuit of Croft, in North Yorkshire, with high expectations. Large numbers of York City fans are expected to travel the short journey ...

Mon 18 Mar 2002
BTCC: Team PSP Silverstone first test

BTCC: Team PSP Silverstone first test

Testing times for new car It was good news, bad news for Team PETRONAS Syntium Proton at the first TOCA test at Silverstone on Thursday 14 March. David Leslie recorded a respectable best lap time within 1.7 seconds of pace-setter Matt Neal ...

Sun 14 Jul 2002
BTCC: Croft results

BTCC: Croft results

BTCC Rounds 11 & 12 at Croft Circuit, 14th July 2002 Sprint Race POS NO CL DRIVER NAT CAR TIME LAPS GAP MPH BEST 1 3 James THOMPSON GBR Vauxhall Astra Coupe 30:22.948 19...

Wed 12 Jun 2002
BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Toca test report

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Toca test report

Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship Toca Test - Donington Park - June 11, 2002 Vauxhall rules the roost at Toca test. Vauxhall Motorsport's Yvan Muller was back with a vengeance today setting the day's fastest time of 1m41.026s for...

Thu 14 Feb 2002
BTCC: Two additional sponsors announced

BTCC: Two additional sponsors announced

BTCC announces HarrierZeuros & Hilton as sponsors HarrierZeuros is the new sponsor of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship's 'Independents Trophy' and for 2004 has put up a prize fund of £75,000. The Independent winner in...

Sun 25 Aug 2002
BTCC: Brands Hatch II: Team PSP preview

BTCC: Brands Hatch II: Team PSP preview

Team PSP gets wired for Brands. Team PSP's drivers David Leslie and Phil Bennett are gearing up for more fast and furious action in the penultimate rounds of the Green Flag 2002 MSA British Touring Car Championship next Bank Holiday...

Sun 14 Jul 2002
BTCC: Croft qualifying

BTCC: Croft qualifying

BTCC Rounds 11&12 at Croft Circuit near Darlington, England Qualifying 13/7/2002 Sprint Race POS NO CL DRIVER NAT CAR TIME LAPS GAP MPH 1 3 James THOMPSON GBR Vauxhall Astra Coupe...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
BTCC: Brands Hatch II: MG Works race summary

BTCC: Brands Hatch II: MG Works race summary

MG WORKS ENTRY - MG ZS Rounds 17 & 18 Brands Hatch - Indy Circuit <pre> Sprint Race Weather/Track: Cloudy / Dry MG ZS Car no. 11 Anthony Reid Position: 1st MG ZS Car no. 12 Warren Hughes Position: ...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
BTCC: Knockhill: Qualifying results

BTCC: Knockhill: Qualifying results

<pre> Qualifying, British Touring Car Championship, Rounds 15 & 16 at Knockhill Sprint Race POS NO CL DRIVER NAT CAR TIME LAPS GAP MPH 1 28 Andy PRIAULX GBR Honda Civic Type-R 54.325 16 ...

Wed 07 Aug 2002
BTCC: Knockhill: Vauxhall preview

BTCC: Knockhill: Vauxhall preview

Vauxhall drivers knocking on the door of BTCC success. Just three race weekends remain of the 2002 Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship and the annual pilgrimage to Scotland's 1.3-mile Knockhill circuit this weekend (August 10/11) for...

Wed 17 Apr 2002
BTCC: Oulton Park: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing preview

BTCC: Oulton Park: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing preview

The British Touring Car Championship returns to the scenic Oulton Park Island Circuit in Cheshire for rounds 3&4 of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship next weekend, the 20th and 21st April. Oulton Park is very similar to Brands ...

Thu 14 Mar 2002
BTCC: Team PSP 2002 car specifications

BTCC: Team PSP 2002 car specifications

Car Specification - Proton Impian/Waja BTC Touring Four-door saloon, front-wheel drive, 4-cyl 2-litre engine. Front suspension McPherson strut, rear suspension multilink Technical Details Engine 4 cylinder in line, transverse ...

Wed 25 Sep 2002
BTCC: Donington Park: Vauxhall finale race summary

BTCC: Donington Park: Vauxhall finale race summary

Vauxhall's Thompson crowned 2002 BTCC champion! After nine years of trying and to the delight of 26,500 people, Vauxhall Motorsport's James Thompson was finally crowned the 2002 British Touring Car Champion this afternoon at Leicestershire's ...

BTCC: Donington Park: Vauxhall first practice summary

BTCC: Donington Park: Vauxhall first practice summary

Vauxhall's Astra Coupe drivers exchange championship lead. The British Touring Car Championship took an unexpected twist today at Donington Park when James Thompson cruelly lost his four-point championship lead. The 28-year-old Yorkshireman ...

Fri 20 Sep 2002
BTCC: Donington Park: Robbie Kerr finale preview

BTCC: Donington Park: Robbie Kerr finale preview

The fight for the British Formula 3 championship reaches its climax at Donington Park this weekend. Leicestershire's own Robbie Kerr will arrive at the circuit with a thirty-three point advantage over his rival, Australian James Courtney. With...

Mon 03 Jun 2002
BTCC: Silverstone: MG Rover qualifying report

BTCC: Silverstone: MG Rover qualifying report

Qualifying Mg Works Entry -- MG ZS Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship Rounds 7 & 8 -- Silverstone June 1/2/3 2002 Anthony Reid secured the first pole of the BTCC 2002 season at Silverstone today in the MG ZS. Anthony will start on...