NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 5/3/96
ENTRY LIST ANNOUNCED
No fewer than 10 manufacturers are represented on the entry list for
Britain's top race series, the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship.
Nissan confirms link-up with Rouse
AFTER a year's absence, Nissan will return to the Auto Trader RAC
Touring Car Championship in 1996. The long-expected announcement
confirms rumours that the manufacturer is linking up with touring car
News from the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship
For immediate release: February 19, 1996
THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS...
THE countdown has started -- there are just six weeks to go before the
Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship bursts...
Ford signs Steve Robertson
FORD has at last confirmed the identity of its second driver for this
year's Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship - BTCC rookie Steve
Robertson, the 1994 Indy Lights Champion.
And the man who duelled with him...
Nissan to rejoin championship?
AFTER a season away from Britain, Nissan is rumoured to be rejoining the
BTCC with a one-car 'semi-privateer' team from Andy Rouse Engineering,
possibly driven by long-time Rouse associate Gary Ayles.
BMW ponders BTCC line-up
BMW has yet to confirm the identities of its two drivers for this
year's attack on the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship,
but it seems certain that 1993 Champion Jo Winkelhock will be
returning for another crack...
Joachim Winkelhock (Smokin' Joe), winner of the BTCC 1993 and GTCC2
1995, will return to England to drive for the 1996 BTCC with a works
He is the 2nd German beside Frank Biela (Audi), who wants to catch
the British title. Since the final...
AUDI, PEUGEOT CONFIRM SECOND DRIVERS
In a surprise move, British Touring Car Championship '96 newcomer Audi
has signed touring car noviceJohn Bintcliffe as its number two driver.
Bintcliffe, from Harrogate, Yorkshire, will partner Frank Biela...