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BTCC: Donington Park qualifying 97-06-14

BTCC: Donington Park qualifying 97-06-14

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 14/6/97 THE Volvo team was denied its first pole position of the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship season at Donington Park this afternoon (Saty) when Kelvin Burt -- who ...

BTCC: Donington test 97-06-12

BTCC: Donington test 97-06-12

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 12/6/97 WITH less than a second covering the top 12 runners in final official testing for Sunday's (Jun 15) twin rounds of the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship at...

BTCC: Oulton Park May  report 97-05-26

BTCC: Oulton Park May report 97-05-26

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 26/5/97 Alain Menu and the Renault team this afternoon (Mon) showed their Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship rivals a clean pair of wheels at Oulton Park, winning both ...

BTCC: Oulton Park qualifying

BTCC: Oulton Park qualifying

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 25/5/97 Championship leader Alain Menu will start both of tomorrow's (Mon) Oulton Park rounds of the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship from pole position after another ...

BTCC: Weight limits revised

BTCC: Weight limits revised

News from the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship 19/05/97 BTCC minimum weight limits are revised TOCA Limited, organiser of the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship, announces today (Monday) that, with immediate effect, the...

BTCC: Brands Hatch race report

BTCC: Brands Hatch race report

Menu and Thompson the Brands Hatch victors Live BBC TV cameras and a trackside crowd of 37,000 enjoyed a vintage display of Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship action at Brands Hatch today (Sun), Alain Menu winning one of this afternoon's...

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 17/5/97 WITH less than a second covering the top 15 runners in qualifying for both of tomorrow's (Sun) live-televised Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship rounds, the Brands ...

BTCC: Brands Hatch testing 97-05-16

BTCC: Brands Hatch testing 97-05-16

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP Brands Hatch, Kent 16/05/97 Championship leader Alain Menu topped the time sheets after six hours of official TOCA testing at Brands Hatch today in preparation for rounds seven and eight of...

BTCC: Thruxton race report 97-05-05

BTCC: Thruxton race report 97-05-05

Biela and Tarquini take Thruxton victories Alain Menu and the Renault team had their Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship winning streak brought to a dramatic end at Thruxton this afternoon (Mon), heavy showers playing havoc with both races...

BTCC: Thruxton qualifying 4/5/97

BTCC: Thruxton qualifying 4/5/97

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 4/5/97 The Renault BTCC rollercoaster gathered pace at Thruxton this afternoon (Sun) in official qualifying for tomorrow's Bank Holiday rounds of the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car ...

BTCC: Silverstone report 20/4/97

BTCC: Silverstone report 20/4/97

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 20/4/97 Menu and Renault score Silverstone double Alain Menu and the Renault team this afternoon (Sun) strengthened their grip on the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship with ...

BTCC: Silverstone qualifying

BTCC: Silverstone qualifying

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 19/4/97 THE Williams Renault team this afternoon (Saty) maintained its stranglehold on the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship with drivers Jason Plato and Alain Menu claiming ...

BTCC: Silverstone testing 97-04-18

BTCC: Silverstone testing 97-04-18

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 18/4/97 THE Renault team upped the pace at Silverstone this afternoon (Fri), underlining the early-season pace of their Williams-run Lagunas. In the final official test session for ...

BTCC: Silverstone testing 97-04-17

BTCC: Silverstone testing 97-04-17

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 17/4/97 BTCC rookie Jason Plato continued his impressive form this afternoon (Thurs), topping the timesheets in official testing at Silverstone for Sunday's third and fourth rounds...

BTCC: Champion Gravett returns

BTCC: Champion Gravett returns

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 16/4/97 Former champion Gravett returns Robb Gravett, the 1990 British Touring Car Champion, is an exciting late entry into this year's Auto Trader Championship. Having missed...

BTCC: Croft gets green light

BTCC: Croft gets green light

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 16/4/97 Croft gets the green light Following yesterday's (Tues) circuit inspection, TOCA Limited is delighted to announce that rounds 13 and 14 of this year's Auto Trader RAC ...

BTCC: Thruxton testing 97-04-10

BTCC: Thruxton testing 97-04-10

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 10/4/97 Renault's Alain Menu, points leader of the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship, underlined his strong early-season form by dominating official testing at Thruxton.

BTCC: Auto Trader extents sponsorship

BTCC: Auto Trader extents sponsorship

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 9/4/97 Auto Trader extends BTCC sponsorship TOCA Limited, organiser of the RAC British Touring Car Championship, is delighted to announce that Auto Trader has renewed its ...

BTCC: Donington report

BTCC: Donington report

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 31/3/97 THE Renault team staged a near perfect start to its 1997 Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship campaign at Donington Park this afternoon (Mon), Alain Menu winning in...

BTCC: Donington qualifying 97-03-20

BTCC: Donington qualifying 97-03-20

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 30/3/97 Jason Plato made an astonishing Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship debut today (Sun) by claiming pole position for his first two races. Twenty-eight-year-old Plato,...

BTCC: Donington testing 97-03-29

BTCC: Donington testing 97-03-29

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 29/3/97 Swedish ace Rickard Rydell posted a warning to his Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship rivals this afternoon (Saty) by setting a blistering pace at Donington Park in...

BTCC: Donington test 12/3/97

BTCC: Donington test 12/3/97

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 12/3/97 FIRST blood in the 1997 Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship has gone to 1994 champion Gabriele Tarquini, who topped the timesheets at Donington Park this afternoon...

BTCC: 1997 Entry list 97-02-24

BTCC: 1997 Entry list 97-02-24

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 24/2/97 OFFICIAL ENTRY LIST RELEASED No fewer than five former British Touring Car Champions appear on the official entry list for the 1997 Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship,...

BTCC: BTCC Rules FAQ

BTCC: BTCC Rules FAQ

BTCC Rules FAQ Based on messages to the touringcar-l mailing list Details collated by Stephen M Baines (stephen@vollans.demon.co.uk) FAQ based on the reply by: Nigel Clark (nigel@redshoes.demon.co.uk) With additional input and verification ...

BTCC: TOCA announcement

BTCC: TOCA announcement

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 5/2/97 TOCA Limited, organiser of the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship, announces today that all rounds of the championship will not count towards, nor have any bearing on,...

BTCC: Renault signs Plato

BTCC: Renault signs Plato

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 9/1/97 PLATO TO DRIVE SECOND WILLIAMS RENAULT Talented British youngster Jason Plato has landed the coveted number two seat in the Williams Renault team for this year's Auto...

BTCC: Million-pound prize for 98 BTCC

BTCC: Million-pound prize for 98 BTCC

News from the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship 1/12/97 BTCC cash bonanza as TOCA offers million-pound prize A million-pound prize is up for grabs in next year's Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship as part of a huge prize and...

BTCC: Menu and Renault to defend titles

BTCC: Menu and Renault to defend titles

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 24/9/97 Menu and Renault to defend championship title 1997 Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Champions Alain Menu and Renault will return to the series next year to defend their titles, it was...

BTCC: 98 calendar revised

BTCC: 98 calendar revised

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, 2/9/97 Opening date change for '98 Auto Trader Championship The provisional calendar for the 1998 Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship has been further revised, with the opening ...