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Sat 07 Jul 2001
BTCC: Roger Moen and Octagon Motorsports Goodwood preview

BTCC: Roger Moen and Octagon Motorsports Goodwood preview

Roger Moen to Contend Famous Hillclimb In Octagon Motorsports Goodwood Festival of Speed Chichester, West Sussex 6-7-8 July 2001 'Roger Moen To Contend Famous Hillclimb In Octagon Motorsports Sponsored BTCC Peugeot 406 Coupé' The ...

Sun 09 Sep 2001
BTCC: Peugeot 406 Coupe Silverstone qualifying

BTCC: Peugeot 406 Coupe Silverstone qualifying

www.theAA.com British Touring Car Championship Rounds 21and 22 Silverstone, Northants 8/9th September 2001 QUALIFYING The Peugeot 406 Coupè Race Team were back at Northampton's Silverstone Circuit today for the qualifying session for Rounds...

Thu 18 Oct 2001
BTCC: Shane Snell wins Touring championship

BTCC: Shane Snell wins Touring championship

Life In The Fast Lane BFGoodrich Tires® competition winner takes to the track for the ultimate Sunday afternoon drive... Ambulance driver, Shane Snell (25) from Grimsby had the fastest Sunday of his life on 7th October. Nothing to do with ...

Fri 12 Jan 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: 100 years of Ford in Motorsport

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: 100 years of Ford in Motorsport

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Ford's debut in motorsport. Historian Graham Robson summarises a Century of achievement On 10 October 1901, Henry Ford's brand new racecar won its first ever event at Grosse Point, Michigan, USA. As a...

Thu 18 Oct 2001
BTCC: GR Motorsport wins Production Team crown

BTCC: GR Motorsport wins Production Team crown

They're Grrrrreat! GR Motorsport are Telford's Champions! Disregarding the weather, there's a huge ray of sunshine hovering over Telford - in fact, it's beaming down on Britain's latest National motor sport Champions... GR Motorsport of St.

Thu 13 Dec 2001
BTCC: Team Petronas signs David Leslie for 2002 campaign

BTCC: Team Petronas signs David Leslie for 2002 campaign

David Leslie is returning to the British Touring Car Championship to spearhead the attack of Team Petronas Syntium Proton (Team PSP). The experienced Scot will race one of two Team PSP Impians in 2002, the Malaysian manufacturer's debut season in...

Tue 24 Jul 2001
BTCC: Peugeot knockhill, Scotland for Rounds 13 and 14 (fwd)

BTCC: Peugeot knockhill, Scotland for Rounds 13 and 14 (fwd)

'Peugeot Coupés Potential Shows Through and Peugeot 306 Sets Fastest Lap In Rounds 13 and 14' RACE REPORT Knockhill race circuit proved challenging for the Peugeot 406 Coupè Race Team on race day as the remote Scottish circuit played host to...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
BTCC: ATCC: Team Petronas Primax third driver debuts

BTCC: ATCC: Team Petronas Primax third driver debuts

Evidence of Team Petronas Primax's (TPP) expanding motorsport program will again be on show this weekend at Johor Bahru's Pasir Gudang Circuit when new signing, Mashlino Bin Mohd Buang, makes his debut in the distinctive Petronas colours. Unlike...

Sat 03 Nov 2001
BTCC: Peugeot 2002 program announced
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BTCC: Peugeot 2002 program announced

Peugeot Motor Company is pleased to announce its 2002 Motor Sport programme, which focuses on rallying. Peugeot will withdraw from the British Touring Car Championship. This decision supports the investment in rallying and specifically the 206 WRC...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
BTCC: Speedvision coverage of events

BTCC: Speedvision coverage of events

Speedvision Commits To Significant Touring Car Coverage Speedvison Network, in conjunction with its supplier, Performance Communications Group, Inc. will expand its coverage of international Touring Car racing in 2001 to include exclusive...

Fri 29 Jun 2001
Wed 24 Jan 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Astra Coupe shakedown in Spain

BTCC: Vauxhall Astra Coupe shakedown in Spain

Vauxhall Motorsport completed a successful shakedown of its 2001 British Touring Car challenger, the Astra Coupe, at the Albacete circuit in central Spain this week. This was the first time that a car built to the new BTC Touring rules was seen in...

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...

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 ...

Thu 18 Oct 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport wins title at Brands Hatch

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport wins title at Brands Hatch

V For Victory * Plato gives Vauxhall first BTCC title since 1995 * Vauxhall Astra Coupe takes 2001 BTCC by storm Vauxhall Motorsport's Jason Plato took his first British Touring Car Championship title at Brands Hatch circuit last Sunday,...

Thu 12 Jul 2001
BTCC: Round 12 notes

BTCC: Round 12 notes

By S.P.Sheridan 12th Round of the British touring car championship! The biggest story of the weekend wasn't the shunt between Plato and Thompson, or the fact that the safety car was called out twice on the race day, but `THAT HAIRCUT!' Yes,...

Thu 11 Jan 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Astra for young Tom Ferrier

BTCC: Vauxhall Astra for young Tom Ferrier

Tom Ferrier will drive a Triple Eight Race Engineering-run Vauxhall Astra Coupe in this year's British Touring Car Championship. At 19, Ferrier from Redhill, Surrey is the youngest recruit to the top-flight BTC Touring category. The former karting...

Mon 17 Sep 2001
BTCC: Silverstone rounds 21, 22

BTCC: Silverstone rounds 21, 22

Battle of the Gladiators part 2: Silverstone, 21st and 22nd rounds of the BTCC By Susan Sheridan - Motorsport.com Sprint race The sprint race saw Phil Bennett take his first win of the season. Carrying 60 kilos less than the top runners gave...

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 ...

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 ...

Thu 18 Oct 2001
BTCC: Simon Harrison captures Production championship

BTCC: Simon Harrison captures Production championship

Harrison Shines 32 year-old Simon Harrison from Baldock, Hertfordshire has clinched one of the greatest titles in UK motorsport, claiming the 2001 British Touring Car Championship production crown. The BFGoodrich Tires Production title of the...

Wed 04 Apr 2001
BTCC: Oulton Park testing

BTCC: Oulton Park testing

Vauxhall Astra Coupes on top at Oulton testing Jason Plato led the times at Oulton Park circuit in Cheshire during Wednesday's official British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) test session - the final test before racing begins in earnest at...

Sun 15 Apr 2001
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 ...

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...

Wed 20 Jun 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Mondello race report

BTCC: Vauxhall Mondello race report

<pre> www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship 2001 Rounds 9/10 - Mondello Park, Races - June 17 {TC} Vauxhall Motorsport's Yvan Muller took an historic double win in front of record crowds at today's www.theAA.com British...

Fri 29 Jun 2001
BTCC: Aaron Slight tests Octagon Motorsports Peugeot 406

BTCC: Aaron Slight tests Octagon Motorsports Peugeot 406

World Superbike racer, Aaron Slight test drove a Peugeot 406 Coupe today for the first time in preparation for rounds eleven and twelve of the BTCC at Donington Park. The Peugeot 406 Coupe ran in the livery of the newly launched Octagon...

Mon 10 Sep 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Silverstone race report

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Silverstone race report

www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship 2001 Rounds 21/22 - Silverstone, Race reports - September 9 Plato Maintains Lead As Bennett Gets His First Win As the 2001 season draws to a close, it was a day of hot racing at Silverstone on...

Tue 07 Aug 2001
BTCC: Snetterton Vauxhall Motorsport race report

BTCC: Snetterton Vauxhall Motorsport race report

<pre> 2001 www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship Rounds 15 & 16 - Snetterton - Races - 4 August </pre> Muller and Thompson set the nighttime alight at Snetterton Vauxhall Motorsport's Yvan Muller and Egg Sport's James ...

Sun 07 Oct 2001
BTCC: Brands Hatch Peugeot qualifying

BTCC: Brands Hatch Peugeot qualifying

Peugeot 406 Coupè BTCC works drivers Dan Eaves and Steve Soper completed their final qualifying session of this years www.theAA.com British Touring Car Championship on the famous Indy Circuit at Brands Hatch (7th October). Dan Eaves and Steve...

Sat 12 May 2001
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 ...

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 ...

Wed 20 Jun 2001
BTCC: Mondello Peugeot race report

BTCC: Mondello Peugeot race report

<pre> www.theAA.com British Touring Car Championship Rounds 9 and 10 Mondello Park, Ireland Sunday 17th June 2001 </pre> After a thrilling start to race day at Mondello Park for rounds 9 and 10 of the BTCC, the Peugeot 406 Coupé...

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 18 Sep 2001
BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Donington Park preview

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Donington Park preview

www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Donington Park - September 22/23 2001 Vauxhall Drivers Go Head To Head It's showdown time in the Vauxhall Motorsport camp this weekend as championship contenders, Yvan Muller and Jason...

Sat 06 Oct 2001
BTCC: Brands Hatch Vauxhall Motorsport preview

BTCC: Brands Hatch Vauxhall Motorsport preview

www.theAA.com MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Brands Hatch (Indy Circuit) - October 6/7 2001 MISSION ACCOMPLISHED FOR VAUXHALL!...BUT WHICH ONE WINS? Whatever happens this weekend at the final rounds of the 2001 www.theAA.com MSA...