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Tue 01 Apr 2008
Leslie and Lloyd killed in plane crashHeadline

Leslie and Lloyd killed in plane crash

Veteran racer David Leslie and Apex Motorsport team principal Richard Lloyd died Sunday in a plane crash in Kent, England. The two, along with team member Christopher Allarton and two pilots, were en route to Nogaro, France for Monday's FIA GT3 ...

EU3: Lloyd and Leslie reported killed in plane crash

EU3: Lloyd and Leslie reported killed in plane crash

Richard Lloyd and David Leslie have been reported as having died in a plane crash near Kent, England according to the British media. Neither of their deaths have been officially confirmed. The two were among five on board the private Cessna ...

Thu 08 May 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing Donington Park summary

BTCC: Arkas Racing Donington Park summary

BELL SCORES FOR ARKAS DURING DIFFICULT DONINGTON WEEKEND Martyn Bell enabled Arkas Racing with Sunshine.co.uk to hold on to eighth position in the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship's Independents Team Trophy standings at Donington Park ...

Sun 13 Apr 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Colby race three notes

BTCC: VX Racing Colby race three notes

VX Racing's Matt Neal performed the drive of the day by winning his first-ever race for the team starting from 11th on the grid in round six of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Rockingham, Northamptonshire. The race...

Tue 02 Sep 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing Silverstone II summary

BTCC: Arkas Racing Silverstone II summary

MORE INDEPENDENTS POINTS FOR ARKAS AT SILVERSTONE HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship squad Arkas Racing with Sunshine.co.uk fielded two cars for the first time since mid-July at Silverstone National Circuit over the weekend, 30th/31st ...

Tue 05 Aug 2008
BTCC: Silverstone newsletter 2008-08-04

BTCC: Silverstone newsletter 2008-08-04

Silverstone to celebrate 50 Years of Touring Car action with BTCC Legends and a Display of BTCC Classic cars Silverstone will be celebrating the 50th, 60th and 80th Anniversaries of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), Silverstone and ...

Mon 14 Jan 2008
BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year day one notes

BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year day one notes

DAY ONE OF A LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE Today sees the start of a three-day final of a national competition, in which one of the 12 finalists will see his life change forever. The finalists participating in the long-awaited VXR Racing Driver of...

Mon 31 Mar 2008
BTCC: Michael Doyle Brands Hatch summary

BTCC: Michael Doyle Brands Hatch summary

BTCC ROOKIE DOYLE ACHIEVES TOP 15 GOAL ON DEBUT In-Tune Racing's Michael Doyle climbed a literal mountain at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit over the weekend, 29th/30th March, to achieve a deserved top 15 race result on his HiQ MSA British Touring ...

Fri 04 Jan 2008
BTCC: Michael Doyle unveils brand new UK team

BTCC: Michael Doyle unveils brand new UK team

DOYLE UNVEILS BRAND NEW BTCC TEAM FOR 2008 CAMPAIGN HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship debutant Michael Doyle has announced he will contest his maiden season in the UK's premier saloon car category with newly created family-run team...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year announced

BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year announced

Vauxhall finds its new star Vauxhall's search for its next champion came to an end today, where John Allison was crowned the VXR Racing Driver of the Year, a title which awards him with a fully-funded race seat in the 2008 Dunlop Sport Maxx ...

Mon 01 Sep 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Silverstone II race two report

BTCC: VX Racing Silverstone II race two report

Giovanardi celebrates his fifth win of 2008 Fabrizio Giovanardi claimed his fifth win of the season for VX Racing in round 26 of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Silverstone, after an eventful wet race. Starting from...

Thu 07 Aug 2008
BTCC legends Sears and Plato take to Silverstone

BTCC legends Sears and Plato take to Silverstone

BTCC Legends Jack Sears and Jason Plato take to the track at Silverstone Silverstone Circuit has today (Wednesday 6 August) made a wish come true for two legends of British motor sport. Inaugural British Touring Car Champion Jack Sears, who won...

Tue 03 Jun 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing Croft summary

BTCC: Arkas Racing Croft summary

ARKAS CONSOLIDATES CHAMPIONSHIP PLACING AT CROFT Leading HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship entrant Arkas Racing with Sunshine.co.uk came through another difficult weekend at Croft in North Yorkshire yesterday, Sunday, 1st June, with...

Sun 13 Apr 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Colby race two notes

BTCC: VX Racing Colby race two notes

VX Racing secured its second podium of the day in today's fifth round of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Rockingham, with Fabrizio Giovanardi finishing in second place. Starting from fifth on the grid, the Italian...

Tue 05 Feb 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing expands for 2008

BTCC: Arkas Racing expands for 2008

ARKAS EXPANDS FOR 2008 BTCC AS BELL JOINS KIZILIRMAK Arkas Racing has confirmed it will field two Vauxhall Astra Sport Hatch cars in the 2008 HiQ British Touring Car Championship after agreeing terms with popular BTCC runner Martyn Bell. The...

Sun 27 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing race one report

BTCC: VX Racing race one report

Fabrizio Giovanardi celebrating his tenth podium of the 2008 season Race one of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Oulton Park, Cheshire, saw reigning champion Fabrizio Giovanardi claim his tenth podium of the year after...

Tue 20 May 2008
BTCC: In-Tune Racing Thruxton summary

BTCC: In-Tune Racing Thruxton summary

BATTLING DOYLE IMPRESSES WITH THRUXTON PACE Promising young touring car racer Michael Doyle enjoyed his most competitive run of the 2008 season at Thruxton in Hampshire yesterday, Sunday, 18th May -- a credit to the determination of...

Fri 18 Apr 2008
BTCC Arkas Team helps Make-A-Wish come true

BTCC Arkas Team helps Make-A-Wish come true

ARKAS RACING HELPS MAKE-A-WISH COME TRUE AT ROCKINGHAM Arkas Racing with Sunshine.co.uk helped support leading charity Make-A-Wish Foundation UK at Rockingham Motor Speedway last Sunday, 13th April, by offering VIP access into the team garage at...

Fri 14 Mar 2008
BTCC: Vauxhall launches into 2008 season

BTCC: Vauxhall launches into 2008 season

VAUXHALL LAUNCHES INTO 2008 BTCC SEASON Media and fans alike had their very first glimpse of the brand new Vauxhall Vectra VXR as the defending 2007 champions took part in the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) media day at ...

Tue 15 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Snetterton race two report

BTCC: VX Racing Snetterton race two report

Fabrizio Giovanardi celebrating his third position at Snetterton Race two of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Snetterton, Norfolk, saw VX Racing's Fabrizio Giovanardi drive the race of a champion to claim the last ...

Mon 05 May 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Donington Park race one report

BTCC: VX Racing Donington Park race one report

VX Racing secured a two-three finish in round seven of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Donington Park today. Tom Onslow-Cole, who started from pole position, dominated the field throughout the 18-lap race and kept a...

Sun 17 Aug 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Knockhill qualifying report

BTCC: VX Racing Knockhill qualifying report

SOLID QUALIFYING FOR VX RACING AT KNOCKHILL Champions VX Racing have qualified all three cars in the top seven for tomorrow's round 22 of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Knockhill, Scotland. Tom Onslow-Cole was VX...

Mon 14 Jan 2008
BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year finals

BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year finals

THE HEAT IS ON FOR THE VXR RACING DRIVER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS Vauxhall's VXR Racing Driver of the Year competition to find a brand new racing driver is nearing its climax and the long-awaited final will take place on 13/14/15 January 2008 at ...

Tue 20 May 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Thruxton race one report

BTCC: VX Racing Thruxton race one report

Tom Onslow-Cole celebrates his first victory for VX Racing Tom Onslow-Cole turned his fantastic pole position into his first victory for VX Racing in today's round ten of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at...

Sun 27 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing race two report

BTCC: VX Racing race two report

Giovanardi and Onslow-Cole finish second and third at Oulton Park Reining champions VX Racing dominated in race two of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Oulton Park, Cheshire, where Fabrizio Giovanardi charged home to...

Sat 29 Mar 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Brands Hatch race two report

BTCC: VX Racing Brands Hatch race two report

VX Racing, the 2007 BTCC Drivers' and Manufacturers' Champion, take win number two with Giovanardi at Brands Hatch VX Racing's Fabrizio Giovanardi secured victory number two in today's second race of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring ...

Tue 29 Jul 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing Oulton Park summary

BTCC: Arkas Racing Oulton Park summary

BELL DELIGHTED WITH DESERVED TRIPLE SCORE AT OULTON Barrow-upon-Humber racer Martyn Bell enjoyed his most successful and rewarding day of the season so far at a packed Oulton Park Island Circuit yesterday, Sunday, 27th July, after recording...

Sun 17 Aug 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Knockhill race two report

BTCC: VX Racing Knockhill race two report

Tom Onslow-Cole secured his second podium finish of the day VX Racing claimed two further podium finishes for round 23 of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Knockhill, Scotland, with reigning Drivers' champion Fabrizio...

Sun 27 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Oulton Park qualifying report

BTCC: VX Racing Oulton Park qualifying report

VX RACING LINE UP IN THE HEAT AT OULTON PARK For tomorrow's round 19 of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Oulton Park, Cheshire, championship leading team VX Racing have qualified all three drivers within the top ...

Tue 15 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Snetterton race one report

BTCC: VX Racing Snetterton race one report

Tom Onslow-Cole on his way to sixth place Race one of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Snetterton, Norfolk, saw VX Racing rookie Tom Onslow-Cole run a clean, fast race to finish sixth overall. Onslow-Cole remained in...

Sun 13 Apr 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Colby race one notes

BTCC: VX Racing Colby race one notes

VX Racing's Matt Neal put in a stunning performance to clinch his first podium position for the team in today's round four of the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Rockingham, Northamptonshire. Neal, who started from second...

Sat 20 Sep 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Brands Hatch qualifying notes

BTCC: VX Racing Brands Hatch qualifying notes

VX RACING KEEP CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES IN SIGHT Reigning champions VX Racing have qualified all three cars in the top 12 for tomorrow's round 28 of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Brands Hatch. Keeping their BTCC...

Fri 14 Mar 2008
BTCC: VX Racing announce 2008 partners

BTCC: VX Racing announce 2008 partners

VX Racing, the 2007 British Touring Car (BTCC) Drivers' and Manufacturers' Champions, has announced its 2008 sponsor line-up. GMAC, a global, diversified financial services company specialising in auto finance and home loans, has been...

Mon 01 Sep 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Silverstone II race one report

BTCC: VX Racing Silverstone II race one report

Giovanardi pushing hard in the wet at Silverstone Race one of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Silverstone, started under dubious weather conditions which quickly progressed to heavy rain. Reigning champion Fabrizio ...

Tue 15 Jul 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing Snetterton summary

BTCC: Arkas Racing Snetterton summary

DIFFICULT SNETTERTON WEEKEND FOR ARKAS RACING Arkas Racing with Sunshine.co.uk came through a difficult weekend at Snetterton Circuit in Norfolk yesterday, Sunday, 13th July, with the consolation of seeing both Erkut Kizilirmak and Martyn Bell...

Tue 03 Jun 2008
BTCC: Michael Doyle Croft summary

BTCC: Michael Doyle Croft summary

DOYLE MASTERS CROFT RAIN FOR MAIDEN BTCC TOP 10 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship rookie Michael Doyle secured his, and the In-Tune Racing team's, maiden overall top 10 BTCC finish at Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire today, Sunday, 1st ...