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Mon 18 Jun 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Mondello test

BTCC: Vauxhall Mondello test

Vauxhall Astra Coupes filled the top three places in the official British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) test session at Mondello Park circuit near Dublin on Friday (June 15), despite carrying an extra weight penalty. Championship leader Yvan ...

BTCC: Weight penalty added to with Vauxhall

BTCC: Weight penalty added to with Vauxhall

Vauxhall's four front-wheel drive Astra Coupes have taken 23 out of a possible 24 podium places so far this season - too much for British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) organisers, British Motorsport Promoters Ltd (BMP). As a means of reducing...

Fri 15 Jun 2001
BTCC: Dan Eaves' Peugeot Silverstone notes

BTCC: Dan Eaves' Peugeot Silverstone notes

The Peugeot 406 Coupès may not have been quite as quick as the Vauxhall Astras at the first few rounds of the 2001 British Touring Car Championship, but during the first night race of the season (the sprint) at Silverstone, the coupes were on the...

Sat 09 Jun 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Mondello preview

BTCC: Vauxhall Mondello preview

BTCC visits Ireland's Mondello Park It's official -- the Vauxhall Astra Coupes being campaigned in this year's www.theAA.com British Touring Car Championship are just too good. In an unprecedented step by championship officials, all four Astra ...

Wed 06 Jun 2001
BTCC: Silverstone night Peugeot Sport race report

BTCC: Silverstone night Peugeot Sport race report

The British Touring Car Championship Rounds 7 and 8 Silverstone Night Race Saturday 2nd June '01 'Coupes Close In On Astras' The Peugeot 406 Coupè Race Team had an evening of mixed fortunes at Silverstone for the first night race of the ...

Mon 04 Jun 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Silverstone race report

BTCC: Vauxhall Silverstone race report

<pre> www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship Rounds 7/8 -Silverstone, June 1/2 Race Day -- Saturday, June 2 </pre> A double success at Silverstone on Saturday put Vauxhall Motorsport's Jason Plato back in the frame for...

Sun 03 Jun 2001
BTCC: Silverstone qualifying report 2001-06-02

BTCC: Silverstone qualifying report 2001-06-02

<pre> The British Touring Car Championship Rounds 7 and 8 Silverstone Night Race Saturday 2nd June '01 </pre> The Peugeot 406 Coupè Race Team had a good qualifying session this afternoon at Silverstone, Northants for the first...

Thu 31 May 2001
BTCC: Silverstone Peugeot preview

BTCC: Silverstone Peugeot preview

www.theAA.com British Touring Car Championship Rounds 7 and 8 Silverstone Night Race Saturday 2nd June The Peugeot 406 Coupé Race Team head to Silverstone this weekend for Rounds 7 and 8 of www.theAA.com British Touring Car Championship in the...

Tue 29 May 2001
BTCC: Vauzhall Silverstone preview

BTCC: Vauzhall Silverstone preview

Vauxhall's four Astra Coupe drivers are sending out a clear message this week in anticipation of Rounds 7&8 of the www.theAA.com British Touring Car Championship at the weekend's Silverstone Night Race on June 1/2 - "Catch us if you can". The ...

Mon 21 May 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Oulton Park race report

BTCC: Vauxhall Oulton Park race report

Vauxhall Motorsport's Yvan Muller stamped his authority on the www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship today taking BTC Touring wins in both Sprint and Feature races from pole and taking a clear lead in the drivers' championship. Egg...

Sun 20 May 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Oulton Park qualifying

BTCC: Vauxhall Oulton Park qualifying

Vauxhall Motorsport's Yvan Muller celebrated his second double-pole of the season, after beating all comers in Saturday's Qualifying session at Oulton Park circuit in Cheshire. Joining him on the front row for both of Sunday's races is his Astra...

Sat 12 May 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Donington test notes 2001-05-11

BTCC: Vauxhall Donington test notes 2001-05-11

Originally-From: "Proaction" <media@proaction.co.uk> Vauxhall Motorsport's Yvan Muller finished the fifth official TOCA Test session of the season at Donington Park's 2.5-mile long circuit in the number one spot beating team-mate Jason...

BTCC: Vauxhall Oulton Park preview

BTCC: Vauxhall Oulton Park preview

Spectators should prepare themselves for a real battle next weekend, May 19/20 as Vauxhall's mighty Astra Coupes take to the 2.36-mile Oulton Park Island circuit for Rounds 5 & 6 of the www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship. Last ...

Wed 09 May 2001
BTCC: Peugeot Thruxton race report and results

BTCC: Peugeot Thruxton race report and results

'Peugeot Lose Out to Tyres' The Peugeot 406 Coupe Race Team experienced persistent tyre problems this weekend at rounds 3 and 4 of www.theAA.com British Touring Car Championship. In the Sprint race earlier today, Dan Eaves and Steve Soper ...

Tue 08 May 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Thruxton race report

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Thruxton race report

Vauxhall Motorsport scored a double win in the Bank Holiday Monday www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship races at Thruxton circuit in Hampshire. Oxford's Jason Plato won the new format Sprint race with Frenchman Yvan Muller taking ...

Mon 07 May 2001
BTCC: Thruxton round 3 and 4 qualifying

BTCC: Thruxton round 3 and 4 qualifying

The British Touring Car Championship Rounds 3 + 4 Thruxton Sunday 6th May '01 QUALIFYING REPORT 'Peugeot Closing The Gap' The Peugeot 406 Coupe Race Team had a good day in qualifying today at Thruxton for rounds 2 and 3 of www.theAA.com ...

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Thruxton qualifying report

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Thruxton qualifying report

www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship Rounds 3/4 - Thruxton, May 6/7 Qualifying = Sunday, May 6 VAUXHALL ON POLE FOR SPRINT AND FEATURE RACES Vauxhall Motorsport's Jason Plato qualified on pole for Monday's first (Sprint) race at...

Tue 01 May 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Thruxton preview

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Thruxton preview

Vauxhall Set For Thruxton Thriller Vauxhall Motorsport driver, Jason Plato and Egg Sport Vauxhall Astra Coupe driver, James Thompson go into rounds 3 & 4 of the www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship next weekend, May 6/7 as joint ...

Fri 27 Apr 2001
BTCC: Peugeot Sport releases Matt Neal

BTCC: Peugeot Sport releases Matt Neal

Peugeot Sport today announced the release of Matt Neal from his contract to drive the 406 Coupé in the 2001 BTCC. A last minute breakdown in negotiations with a non-motorsport related major sponsor that was to fund the third car has meant that...

Sat 21 Apr 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Thruxton test 2001-04-20

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Thruxton test 2001-04-20

Jason Plato topped the third of the season's official TOCA tests, at the super-fast Thruxton circuit near Andover, on Friday afternoon, driving the Vauxhall Motorsport Astra Coupe. Plato, currently joint leader of the www.theAA.com MSA British ...

Mon 16 Apr 2001
BTCC: Vauzhall Brands Hatch race report

BTCC: Vauzhall Brands Hatch race report

Vauxhall's Astra Coupe BTCC cars dominated the opening rounds of the www.theAA.com British Touring Car Championship today, Monday 16 April, at Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, giving Vauxhall Motorsport's Yvan Muller and Egg Sport Vauxhall driver, ...

Sun 15 Apr 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Brands Hatch qualifying notes

BTCC: Vauxhall Brands Hatch qualifying notes

Vauxhall Motorsport driver, Yvan Muller roared into action today, Sunday April 15, taking pole position in his Vauxhall Astra Coupe for both Sprint and Feature Races of Rounds one and two of the all-new www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car ...

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying results

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying results

Results after Feature race qualifying: Pos No Name Nat Car Time MPH 1 4 Yvan Muller FRA Vauxhall Astra Coupe 48.942 90.19 2 5 Jason Plato GBR Vauxhall Astra Coupe 49.093...

BTCC: Brands Hatch Peugeot qualifying notes

BTCC: Brands Hatch Peugeot qualifying notes

The Peugeot 406 Coupe Race Team experienced difficulties today after The BTCC got off to a wet and cold start in testing at Brands Hatch. After free practice this morning, Matt Neal was 3rd quickest with a lap speed of 52.630. Matt later ...