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Mon 22 Dec 2003
BTCC: VX Racing completes 2004 driver line-up

BTCC: VX Racing completes 2004 driver line-up

VX Racing, has announced today the signing of a third driver for its assault on the 2004 British Touring Car Championship, with 2003 BTCC production champion, Luke Hines joining the triple championship-winning team. Hines will drive alongside ...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
BTCC: GM Racing championship season review

BTCC: GM Racing championship season review

GM Racing adds to its Worldwide Trophy Case in 2003 Group captures championships in stock car, drag and sports car racing DETROIT - Long a world leader in motorsport, GM has concluded another championship season across the entire spectrum of ...

BTCC: VX Racing 2003 Awards Dinner notes

BTCC: VX Racing 2003 Awards Dinner notes

Reigning British Touring Car Champion, VX Racing, celebrated its triple-triple winning season and collected four awards at the 2003 TOCA Awards dinner held at the Hilton Hotel, Coventry. Kevin Wale, chairman and managing director of Vauxhall...

Fri 07 Nov 2003
BTCC: VX Racing names 2004 drivers

BTCC: VX Racing names 2004 drivers

VX Racing has confirmed its driver line-up for the 2004 MSA Green Flag British Touring Car Championship by retaining the services of current champion Yvan Muller, and his team mate and runner-up in 2003, James Thompson. VX Racing is ...

Thu 23 Oct 2003
BTCC: Team PSP new recruit test notes 2003-10-22

BTCC: Team PSP new recruit test notes 2003-10-22

Fariqe flies out after successful training Team PSP's fledgling driver Fariqe Hairuman has completed his acclimatisation to BTCC circuits with a successful return to Snetterton last week. Running a 2003 BTCC Proton Impian, he recorded...

Tue 14 Oct 2003
BTCC: Vauxhall Racing confirms 2004 plans

BTCC: Vauxhall Racing confirms 2004 plans

Vauxhall has confirmed its participation in the 2004 Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship, an unrivalled sixteenth consecutive year that the Luton-based manufacturer has competed in the series. Full details of the VX Racing entry...

Thu 02 Oct 2003
BTCC: Team PSP's new recruit test notes

BTCC: Team PSP's new recruit test notes

Malaysian rising star Fariqe Hairuman had his first taste of UK motorsport last week (Thursday) with an acclimatisation run in the 2003 Team PSP Proton Impian at Snetterton, completing some 55 laps. Team boss David Wong said: "Fariqe did all we...

Mon 22 Sep 2003
BTCC: Team PSP names Malaysian driver for 2004

BTCC: Team PSP names Malaysian driver for 2004

After 13 years of grooming local champions, PETRONAS through Team PETRONAS Syntium Proton (Team PSP) will finally see its first local representative in the competitive world of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). Twenty-year-old Fariqe ...

BTCC: Team PSP Oulton Park race notes

BTCC: Team PSP Oulton Park race notes

Weather: Drying track, overcast Car: Proton Waja/Impian Strong points-scoring weekend for Team PSP Driver Qualifying Round 19 Round 20 David LESLIE (Car 15) 13th, +1.904 DNF DNS Phil BENNETT (Car 20) 12th, +1.814 9th 10th Phil ...

BTCC: VX Racing Oulton Park race report

BTCC: VX Racing Oulton Park race report

Oulton Park, 21 September 2003/... The VX Racing team celebrated at Oulton Park today, with Yvan Muller clinching the drivers' title at the final race weekend of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship. Team mates James Thompson and...

BTCC: Oulton Park race notes

BTCC: Oulton Park race notes

Honda's Matt Neal took victory in the final round of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship at Oulton Park today (Sunday) - a race that saw Collard Racing's Rob Collard crowned Hilton Independents Trophy Champion. Neal took the lead...

Sun 21 Sep 2003
BTCC: VX Racing triple championship at Oulton Park

BTCC: VX Racing triple championship at Oulton Park

"Triple-triple" Championship wins for VX Racing in BTCC VX Racing has clinched the manufacturers', team, and drivers' titles in the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship for an unprecedented third year in a row. The triple-triple win...

BTCC: 2003 Champion crowned at Oulton Park

BTCC: 2003 Champion crowned at Oulton Park

Muller crowned British Touring Car Champion at Oulton Park Vauxhall's Yvan Muller has provisionally been crowned the new Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Champion after his third place finish in the first of today's (Sunday) final two ...

Sat 20 Sep 2003
BTCC: VX Racing Oulton Park qualifying notes

BTCC: VX Racing Oulton Park qualifying notes

James Thompson landed pole position for the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship race at Oulton Park, giving him an outside hope of retaining the driver's championship title. Team mate, and current championship leader, Yvan Muller...

BTCC: Oulton Park qualifying notes

BTCC: Oulton Park qualifying notes

Vauxhall's James Thompson took pole position for the first of tomorrow's (Sunday) final two Green Flag MSA British Touring Car rounds at Oulton Park, but predicted that each race could turn into a "demolition derby". On a wet track, Thompson's...

BTCC: Team PSP Oulton Park qualifying notes

BTCC: Team PSP Oulton Park qualifying notes

Weather: Drizzle, damp track Qualifying results: David Leslie (Car 15): 13th, + 1.904 Phil Bennett (Car 20): 12 th, +1.814 David Leslie: "This was tough - I had to sit out second free practice this morning while the lads did a lightning-fast...

Wed 17 Sep 2003
BTCC: Oulton season finale preview

BTCC: Oulton season finale preview

Cheshire's Oulton Park circuit will this weekend, 20th/21st September, decide who becomes Green Flag MSA British Touring Champion of 2003 -- France's Yvan Muller or Britain's James Thompson. The maths are simple: Muller leads Vauxhall team-mate...

Tue 16 Sep 2003
BTCC: Team PSP Oulton preview

BTCC: Team PSP Oulton preview

Team PSP optimistic for Oulton Since the trying times at Donington, the team has been burning the midnight oil to repair the damage to David Leslie's car . As a result, the cars will be rebuilt to the specification in which they raced at ...

BTCC: VX Racing Oulton preview

BTCC: VX Racing Oulton preview

Current leading touring car team, VX Racing, heads to Oulton Park for the final race weekend of the season, and the climax of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship. Having already claimed the manufacturers' title for Vauxhall, the...

Fri 12 Sep 2003
BTCC: Touring car drivers get behind the cause for safer driving

BTCC: Touring car drivers get behind the cause for safer driving

Racing drivers competing in this year's Green Flag British Touring Car Championship are backing a campaign to reduce the numbers of children killed or injured on our roads. The drivers took time out at Donington Park to pledge their support...

Tue 09 Sep 2003
BTCC: MG Donington race report

BTCC: MG Donington race report

Hughes shines for MG in BTCC thriller. RACE 1 Weather: Dry/ cloudy RESULT Car no 4 Anthony Reid D.N.F 5 Colin Turkington 13th 6 Warren Hughes 4th Warren Hughes drove a feisty race from 9th on the grid to 4th overall at the...

BTCC: Donington Park rounds 17 and 18 race report

BTCC: Donington Park rounds 17 and 18 race report

Honda's Matt Neal and Vauxhall's Yvan Muller took a victory apiece in today's two Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship races at Donington Park in front of 12,000 spectators. Muller's victory moves him tantalisingly close to the title as...

Mon 08 Sep 2003
BTCC: Vauxhall wins Manufacturers championship

BTCC: Vauxhall wins Manufacturers championship

Vauxhall has been crowned champion manufacturer of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship, with one round still remaining. With this achievement Vauxhall has set a new record in the history of BTCC, winning the title for the third...

Sun 07 Sep 2003
BTCC: VX Racing Donington Park race report

BTCC: VX Racing Donington Park race report

Donington Park, 7 September 2003/-- VX Racing endured two exciting races at Donington Park today. Round 17 of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship saw James Thompson finish second after a tough battle, and team mate Yvan Muller come...

BTCC: Team PSP Donington race notes

BTCC: Team PSP Donington race notes

Team PSP had a weekend to forget after a first-lap accident sidelined both drivers in Round 17, and the aftermath caused Leslie's early retirement in Round 18. The bright spot of the weekend was Phil Bennett's excellent fourth fastest-time in the...

BTCC: Donington race two notes

BTCC: Donington race two notes

Yvan Muller put the pressure right back on Vauxhall team-mate and title rival James Thompson by winning the second of today's two Green Flag MSA British Touring Car rounds at Donington Park. Muller's win means he will go to Oulton Park,...

BTCC: Donington race one notes

BTCC: Donington race one notes

Honda's Matt Neal bullied his way back past Vauxhall's James Thompson to take a dramatic victory in the first of today's (Sunday) two Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship rounds at Donington Park. Neal led the early stages but fell ...

BTCC: VX Racing Donington qualifying notes

BTCC: VX Racing Donington qualifying notes

Donington Park circuit, 6 September 2003/-- James Thompson has landed pole position for tomorrows Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship race at Donington Park, giving his chance to take the driver's championship a strong boost. Team...

BTCC: Donington qualifying notes

BTCC: Donington qualifying notes

James Thompson's hopes of catching Vauxhall team-mate Yvan Muller in their battle for the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car title were given a major boost when he qualified on pole position for the first of Donington Park's two races and the ...

BTCC: Anthony Reid Donington Saturday 'fight' notes

BTCC: Anthony Reid Donington Saturday 'fight' notes

British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) driver Anthony Reid is more likely to be found behind the wheel of his MG ZS than in the boxing ring, but after the well-publicised fracas with BTCC title protagonist, Frenchman Yvan Muller, he has added an...

BTCC: MG Sport and Racing Donington pre-race notes

BTCC: MG Sport and Racing Donington pre-race notes

Buoyed by their double win at Brands Hatch, MG Sport and Racing visit Donington race track this weekend determined to do well in front of the home crowd for the Midland car manufacturer. Winner of Round 15 Warren Hughes said: "We are definitely...

Fri 05 Sep 2003
BTCC: Rounds 17,18  Donington Park preview

BTCC: Rounds 17,18 Donington Park preview

Controversial French racing star Yvan Muller can be crowned Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Champion at Donington Park this weekend, 5th/6th/7th September. After two years of finishing runner-up to his Vauxhall team-mates, Muller will at last...

Wed 03 Sep 2003
BTCC: VX Racing Donington preview

BTCC: VX Racing Donington preview

Current leading touring car team, VX Racing, heads to Donington for the penultimate race weekend of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship, with all three drivers hunting for points in a fierce battle for the Driver's Championship...

BTCC: Team PSP Donington preview

BTCC: Team PSP Donington preview

After the most competitive race weekend of the season for both Team PSP drivers at Brands Hatch a week ago, the team is looking forward to consolidating its improving on-track performance at Donington, renowned for its high-speed corners. David...

Tue 26 Aug 2003
BTCC: Brands Hatch rounds 15 & 16 race report

BTCC: Brands Hatch rounds 15 & 16 race report

Warren Hughes and Colin Turkington each took their first wins of the season to give MG a victory double in rounds 15 and 16 of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship in front of 16,000 spectators at Brands Hatch today (Monday).

BTCC: VX Racing Brands Hatch race report

BTCC: VX Racing Brands Hatch race report

Brands Hatch, 25 August 2003/-- VX Racing endured two exciting and eventful races at Brands Hatch today, and remained ahead in all three championships. Round 15 of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship saw pit lane drama for the...

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