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Sun 31 Mar 2002
BTCC: Brands Hatch: Vauxhall Motorsport preview

BTCC: Brands Hatch: Vauxhall Motorsport preview

Vauxhall aims high "Make no bones about it, we hope to carry on where we left off last season." Bold words from Vauxhall Motorsport Team Manager, Ian Harrison, but they sum up perfectly the mood in the Vauxhall camp as team and drivers prepare...

Thu 14 Mar 2002
BTCC: Team PSP 2002 car specifications

BTCC: Team PSP 2002 car specifications

Car Specification - Proton Impian/Waja BTC Touring Four-door saloon, front-wheel drive, 4-cyl 2-litre engine. Front suspension McPherson strut, rear suspension multilink Technical Details Engine 4 cylinder in line, transverse ...

Wed 11 Sep 2002
BTCC: Donington Park: Team PSP preview

BTCC: Donington Park: Team PSP preview

Team PSP ready for first-season finale at Donington. After a body-bruising battle at Brands on the fast and furious Indy circuit, Team PSP's drivers David Leslie and Phil Bennett are gearing up for the final two rounds of the team's inaugural ...

Wed 07 Aug 2002
BTCC: Knockhill: Team PSP preview

BTCC: Knockhill: Team PSP preview

Knockhill beckons for Team PSP. Scot David Leslie is set to wow his home crowds at the wheel of his PETRONAS-backed Team PSP Proton Impian in rounds 15 & 16 of the British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill this weekend. David Leslie, a ...

Mon 13 May 2002
BTCC: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing - Peter Cate retains seat

BTCC: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing - Peter Cate retains seat

Following an impressive debut for the team at Thruxton, last weekend, it has been announced that Peter Cate will continue to drive the second Team B&Q Jet York City Racing car for the foreseeable future. John B&Q is the official driver of that...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
BTCC: Knockhill: Sprint race results

BTCC: Knockhill: Sprint race results

<pre> BTCC Round 15, Knockhill Sprint Race Result POS NO CL DRIVER NAT CAR TIME LAPS GAP MPH BEST 1 0 Matt NEAL GBR Vauxhall Astra Coupe 31:43.220 29 ...

Wed 07 Aug 2002
BTCC: Knockhill: Vauxhall preview

BTCC: Knockhill: Vauxhall preview

Vauxhall drivers knocking on the door of BTCC success. Just three race weekends remain of the 2002 Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship and the annual pilgrimage to Scotland's 1.3-mile Knockhill circuit this weekend (August 10/11) for...

Fri 26 Jul 2002
BTCC: Snetterton: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing preview

BTCC: Snetterton: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing preview

Fresh from his first-team debut for York City on Friday, the enigmatic John B&Q leads his 'other' team to the Norfolk circuit of Snetterton this weekend. Whilst the soccer club may have narrowly lost that match, Team B&Q Jet York City Racing are...

Tue 16 Jul 2002
BTCC: James Thompson wins Sprint race at Croft Circuit

BTCC: James Thompson wins Sprint race at Croft Circuit

The Toca package headed north to Croft Circuit near Darlington, England this weekend for rounds 11 and 12 of the British Touring Car Championship. Matt Neal lead the series by one point from James Thompson going into the second half of the ...

Wed 12 Jun 2002
BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Toca test report

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport Toca test report

Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship Toca Test - Donington Park - June 11, 2002 Vauxhall rules the roost at Toca test. Vauxhall Motorsport's Yvan Muller was back with a vengeance today setting the day's fastest time of 1m41.026s for...

Wed 05 Jun 2002
BTCC: James Thompson takes Silverstone feature race

BTCC: James Thompson takes Silverstone feature race

James Thompson made up for his Sprint race misfortune to take a convincing win the Feature Race, and Anthony Reid continued MG's successful day with second place in his MG ZS. Anthony Reid started from pole position and pulled out an early ...

Wed 01 May 2002
BTCC: Thurxton: Team Petronas Syntium Proton preview

BTCC: Thurxton: Team Petronas Syntium Proton preview

BTCC Works Proton team gets pre-Thruxton boost. David Leslie and Phil Bennett, driving for Norfolk-based Team Petronas Syntium Proton in the works Proton Impians, go to Thruxton this weekend looking to capitalize on Leslie's podium and the ...

Thu 25 Apr 2002
BTCC: Oulton Park: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing race report

BTCC: Oulton Park: Team B&Q Jet York City Racing race report

Oulton Park saw the team enter two cars for the first time this season, following the recent acquisition of the 2001 Honda Accord previously campaigned by Synchro Motorsport. With their newly revised livery, the striking Accords were to entered...

Tue 19 Feb 2002
BTCC: Team PSP looks towards first official test

BTCC: Team PSP looks towards first official test

Team PSP is looking toward the first BTCC official test on 14 March at Silverstone. David Wong, Team Principal, Team PETRONAS Syntium Proton said: "The first official test day is a big milestone for us, and the first time our new PETRONAS-backed...

Thu 14 Feb 2002
BTCC: Two additional sponsors announced

BTCC: Two additional sponsors announced

BTCC announces HarrierZeuros & Hilton as sponsors HarrierZeuros is the new sponsor of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship's 'Independents Trophy' and for 2004 has put up a prize fund of £75,000. The Independent winner in...

Sun 31 Mar 2002
BTCC: Brands Hatch: Vauxhall Motorsport qualifying report

BTCC: Brands Hatch: Vauxhall Motorsport qualifying report

Muller starts 2002 BTCC sampaign with double pole It was a bitter sweet start to Vauxhall's 2002 British Touring Car Championship campaign today with Vauxhall Motorsport's Yvan Muller kicking off his season with a stunning double pole whilst his...

Tue 19 Mar 2002
BTCC: British Touring Car signs Green Flag as sponsor

BTCC: British Touring Car signs Green Flag as sponsor

Green Flag confirmed as British Touring Car Championship sponsor. Green Flag, the leading motoring assistance provider, has been confirmed as the new title sponsor of the MSA 2002 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). The major new deal is...

Wed 06 Mar 2002
BTCC: Team PSP first test notes

BTCC: Team PSP first test notes

Team PSP First Test Proves Successful The new British Touring Car challenger from Team PETRONAS Syntium Proton (Team PSP) tested successfully for the first time over the weekend of Saturday 23 February at Magny Cours, France. Team PSP's driver...

Fri 01 Nov 2002
BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport 2003 driver announcement

BTCC: Vauxhall Motorsport 2003 driver announcement

Vauxhall's dynamic duo will be back! October 31, 2002: Vauxhall Motors is today firing the first warning shots across the bows of its rivals for the coveted 2003 British Touring Car Championship titles with the confirmation of its driver ...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
BTCC: Brands Hatch II: Vauxhall Motorsport race summary

BTCC: Brands Hatch II: Vauxhall Motorsport race summary

Vauxhall Clinches 2002 Btcc Manufacturers' Title Vauxhall successfully defended it's Champion Manufacturers' crown today (Monday 26 August) at Brands Hatch, Kent after scoring enough points in Round 17 of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car...

BTCC: Standings after round 18

BTCC: Standings after round 18

<pre> BTCC Championship Standings After Round 18 of 20 BTC-Touring Drivers 1 James THOMPSON 161 2 Yvan MULLER 157 3 Matt NEAL 135 4 Anthony REID 125 5 Andy PRIAULX 99 6 Warren HUGHES 93 7 Paul...

Wed 10 Jul 2002
BTCC: Croft: Team PSP preview

BTCC: Croft: Team PSP preview

Team PSP prepares for action at Croft. With spirits high at Team PSP following yet another podium place for David Leslie at Mondello Park, the team is keen to get back into action at Croft. In the run up to what is sure to be an eventful outing,...

Sun 02 Jun 2002
BTCC: Silverstone: Vauxhall practice report

BTCC: Silverstone: Vauxhall practice report

Vauxhall's Astra Coupe drivers are all set for their BTCC showdown this Jubilee Weekend following a strong showing in today's two free practice sessions on the 2.02-mile Silverstone International Circuit. The hot and dry sessions saw Vauxhall ...

Wed 03 Apr 2002
BTCC: Brands Hatch: Vauxhall Motorsport rounds one and two race report

BTCC: Brands Hatch: Vauxhall Motorsport rounds one and two race report

Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship 2002 Rounds 1/2 - Brands Hatch GP, Race Report - April 1 aero to hero for Vauxhall's Thompson, whilst Muller leads the championship. It was a dramatic start to Vauxhall's 2002 British Touring Car...

Thu 14 Feb 2002
BTCC: Team PSP racer shakedown test

BTCC: Team PSP racer shakedown test

Team PSP racer initial shakedown successful Right on schedule, the new Touring Car challenger from Team PETRONAS Syntium Proton (Team PSP) ran for the first time on Monday 12 February in Norfolk near Team PSP& ...

Wed 25 Sep 2002
BTCC: Donington Park: Vauxhall finale race summary

BTCC: Donington Park: Vauxhall finale race summary

Vauxhall's Thompson crowned 2002 BTCC champion! After nine years of trying and to the delight of 26,500 people, Vauxhall Motorsport's James Thompson was finally crowned the 2002 British Touring Car Champion this afternoon at Leicestershire's ...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
BTCC: Knockhill: MG Works race summary

BTCC: Knockhill: MG Works race summary

Mg Works Entry - MG ZS Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship Rounds 15 & 16 Knockhill <pre> Sprint Race Weather/Track: Raining / Wet MG ZS Car no. 11 Anthony Reid Position: 2nd MG ZS Car no. 12 ...

Wed 05 Jun 2002
BTCC: Silverstone: Team PSP race summary

BTCC: Silverstone: Team PSP race summary

Satisfaction at Silverstone! Team PSP takes 3rd place in BTCC Round 7. David Leslie scored a superb third place in the 15-lap Sprint race to take Team PSP's second podium of the season. Phil Bennett emphasised the team's progress with a stirring...

Mon 22 Apr 2002
BTCC: Yvan Muller wins Oulton Park sprint

BTCC: Yvan Muller wins Oulton Park sprint

Yvan Muller took a straightforward win in the Sprint race although he came under late-race pressure from Warren Hughes's MG and Vauxhall team-mate James Thompson. After an initial safety-car period Muller pulled away into a comfortable lead and...

Sun 31 Mar 2002
BTCC: Brands Hatch: Petronas practice recap

BTCC: Brands Hatch: Petronas practice recap

Team PSP is just hours away from its first BTCC start -- and both drivers are ready for the off. David Leslie said: "My car feels good and I'm very happy with the speed we're finding so early in the life of this team and this car. Easter Monday is...

Wed 21 Aug 2002
BTCC: Team PSP gets wired for Brands

BTCC: Team PSP gets wired for Brands

Team PSP's drivers David Leslie and Phil Bennett are gearing up for more fast and furious action in the penultimate rounds of the Green Flag 2002 MSA British Touring Car Championship next Bank Holiday weekend (25/26 August). The short and tight...

Thu 25 Jul 2002
BTCC: Snetterton: Vauxhall Motorsport preview

BTCC: Snetterton: Vauxhall Motorsport preview

Astras aim to make light work of Snetterton. Vauxhall's Astra Coupé drivers will be leaving their night vision goggles at home this weekend for what will be the first full weekend since 1998 of British Touring Car Championship action at...

Wed 29 May 2002
BTCC: Silverstone: Team PSP preview

BTCC: Silverstone: Team PSP preview

Silverstone's sweeping smooth surfaces are beckoning the drivers from Team PETRONAS Syntium Proton (Team PSP) this weekend. David Leslie and Phil Bennett are keen to notch up more racing miles and more points in their Proton Impians. The team's...

Tue 07 May 2002
BTCC: Thruxton: Vauxhall Motorsport qualifying report

BTCC: Thruxton: Vauxhall Motorsport qualifying report

Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship 2002 Rounds 5/6 - Thruxton, Qualifying report - May 5 Muller shows who's boss at Thruxton. After a fierce battle with teammate, James Thompson, Vauxhall Motorsport's Yvan Muller claimed his...

Fri 03 May 2002
BTCC: Thruxton: Peter Cate to sit in for John B&Q

BTCC: Thruxton: Peter Cate to sit in for John B&Q

Peter Cate returns to the BTCC. Doctors have told John B&Q that he must not compete at this weekend's British Touring Car Championship event at Thruxton in Hampshire following his high speed collision with the tyre barriers at Oulton Park two ...

Tue 23 Apr 2002
BTCC: Oulton Park: Aaron Scott race report

BTCC: Oulton Park: Aaron Scott race report

Aaron fast but unlucky! Surrey based race ace Aaron Scott was at Oulton Park on Sunday for round 2 of the BTCC Renault Clio cup. In Saturdays dry qualifying session Scott drove his Omnico backed Clio to the 10th fastest time in the 31 car...