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Sun 06 Apr 2003
BTCC: Series showcases 2003 season at Brands HatchHeadline

BTCC: Series showcases 2003 season at Brands Hatch

The British Touring Car Championship build-up officially kicked off at Brands Hatch on Wednesday with the annual Media Day, an opportunity for all the hard pre-season work to be brought together into a day of launches, introductions, promotions...

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 ...

Tue 22 Apr 2003
BTCC: Mondello qualifying notes

BTCC: Mondello qualifying notes

Muller blasts to Mondello pole with record lap. Yvan Muller has qualified in pole position for tomorrow's (Easter Monday) opening round of 2003 Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship at Mondello Park, Ireland. In cool and overcast ...

BTCC: Mondello round two race notes

BTCC: Mondello round two race notes

Mondello double for champion Thompson. James Thompson got the defence of his Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship crown off to the perfect start with victories in both opening rounds at Mondello Park in Ireland today (Easter ...

Wed 29 Jan 2003
BTCC: ASCAR: 2003 Rockingham England schedule

BTCC: ASCAR: 2003 Rockingham England schedule

<pre> Rockingham 2003 Racing Calendar April 5th / 6th BRSCC Superclub Meeting 12th / 13th BARC Club Race Meeting May 4th ASCAR 24th / 25th MGCC 'Classic Rock' June 8th ASCAR 21st/22nd British...

Sun 07 Sep 2003
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...

Mon 28 Apr 2003
BTCC: 2003 British Touring Car schedule

BTCC: 2003 British Touring Car schedule

<pre> British Touring Car Championship 2003 Schedule From To Event 2003-04-20 2003-04-21 Mondello Park, Ireland 2003-05-03 2003-05-05 Brands Hatch (CART) 2003-05-25 2003-05-26 Thruxton 2003-06-07 2003-06-08...

Tue 26 Aug 2003
BTCC: Team PSP Brands Hatch race notes

BTCC: Team PSP Brands Hatch race notes

Team PSP's engineers under Mike Carroll's direction worked hard since Snetterton to wring more performance from the team's PETRONAS-backed cars and were rewarded with strong performances from both drivers throughout the weekend in what is now an...

Tue 05 Aug 2003
BTCC: Team PSP Snetterton preview

BTCC: Team PSP Snetterton preview

Team PSP prepares for 'home' weekend at Snetterton With four weeks since the last BTCC outing at Croft, Team PSP has been hard at work seeking more speed for their home races this weekend. The team ran a full day's test at Donington last...

Wed 29 Jan 2003
BTCC: ASCAR: 2003 Rockingham schedule announced

BTCC: ASCAR: 2003 Rockingham schedule announced

A sizzling summer at Europe's fastest race circuit. Rockingham is looking forward to a full summer of top class British motorsport with premier motor racing and British Championship events taking place at the Corby, Northamptonshire track in...

Tue 24 Jun 2003
BTCC: GA Motorsports to field two cars

BTCC: GA Motorsports to field two cars

GA Motorsports will field both their Vauxhall Astra Coupes for the remainder of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship season when their Production class driver Paul Wallace moves up a step to partner Gavin Pyper at the next round at...

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...

Wed 30 Apr 2003
BTCC: Team PSP Brands Hatch preview

BTCC: Team PSP Brands Hatch preview

Team PSP gets set for Brands Hatch. The test day at Thruxton, run in wet conditions last Friday (April 25), was 'encouraging' according to Phil Bennett of Team PSP. With some new aerodynamic parts fitted to his Petronas-backed Proton Impian, he...

Wed 20 Aug 2003
BTCC: Billy Asaro Thruxton race notes

BTCC: Billy Asaro Thruxton race notes

August 19, 2003 (Toronto, Canada): Following his strongest qualifying performance of the year, Formula 3 racer Billy Asaro was rammed from behind and came away with nothing from a British Formula 3 Championship event at Thruxton, near Andover, ...

Sun 07 Sep 2003
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...

Sun 10 Aug 2003
BTCC: Snetterton race one notes

BTCC: Snetterton race one notes

Vauxhall's Paul O'Neill has taken his first Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship race victory of the season in the first of today's (Saturday) two races at Snetterton. O'Neill's Astra Coupe inherited the lead just two laps from home...

Sat 23 Aug 2003
BTCC: Brands Hatch Rounds 15&16 preview

BTCC: Brands Hatch Rounds 15&16 preview

Brands Hatch on Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August, could prove to be where this year's Green Flag MSA British Touring Car title is ultimately won or lost as Vauxhall team-mates Yvan Muller and James Thompson continue their thrilling season-long ...

Tue 15 Jul 2003
BTCC: Team PSP Croft race notes

BTCC: Team PSP Croft race notes

After a difficult qualifying session yesterday, both drivers got their PETRONAS-backed cars into the points in the first of the two races at Croft. Round 11, interrupted by two safety car periods, saw a close finish with the 12th place car within...

Mon 23 Jun 2003
BTCC: Rockingham race report

BTCC: Rockingham race report

Honda's Matt Neal and Vauxhall's Yvan Muller took a win apiece as the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship raced for the first time at Rockingham Motor Speedway today (Sunday) - and provided the 14,000 crowd with some of the closest...

Wed 02 Apr 2003
BTCC: 2003 Season preview

BTCC: 2003 Season preview

BTCC all revved up for 2003. The 2003 Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship today (Wednesday 2nd April) revealed the list of teams and drivers set to do battle in what is expected to be one of the closest title fights in the 46th year...

Fri 16 May 2003
BTCC: Team PSP Thruxton preview

BTCC: Team PSP Thruxton preview

Leslie and Bennett in suspense for Thruxton David Leslie and Phil Bennett are keen to get to Thruxton to try out their Petronas-backed Proton Impians with the new 2003-specification suspension package for the first time in anger. David...

Wed 29 Jan 2003
BTCC: Team PSP appoints new Technical Director

BTCC: Team PSP appoints new Technical Director

Team PSP has underlined its championship aims with a top-level appointment. Mike Carroll, recently Director, Opel Motorsports South Africa, will join Team PSP on 1st March 2003 as its Technical Director. Mike Carroll has a winning track record...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
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...

Sun 07 Sep 2003
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 ...

Wed 20 Aug 2003
BTCC: Team PSP Brands Hatch preview

BTCC: Team PSP Brands Hatch preview

Team PSP expects boost at Brands Hatch. After an encouraging on-track performance from both drivers at a hot and humid Snetterton, Team PETRONAS Syntium Proton is eagerly anticipating another improved performance at Brands Hatch over the...

Mon 14 Jul 2003
BTCC: Croft qualifying report

BTCC: Croft qualifying report

Vauxhall's James Thompson has qualified on pole position for the first of his two home Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship rounds at Croft tomorrow (Sunday) and, with his team-mate Yvan Muller who leads the series back in sixth, will...

Tue 22 Apr 2003
BTCC: Muller takes Mondello pole with new track record

BTCC: Muller takes Mondello pole with new track record

Yvan Muller broke the lap record to put his VX Racing Vauxhall Astra on pole position for round one of the 2003 British Touring Car Championship at Mondello Park in Ireland. He lines up ahead of Matt Neal (Honda Racing) in second, Anthony Reid (MG...

Fri 18 Apr 2003
BTCC: Mondello preview

BTCC: Mondello preview

Countdown to Mondello BTCC begins. 17/04/03: Mondello Park's paddock in Ireland is all ready to greet the teams and drivers who will contest this Easter weekend's opening two rounds of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car ...

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 ...

Sun 21 Sep 2003
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 ...

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 ...

Sat 09 Aug 2003
BTCC: Snetterton qualifying report

BTCC: Snetterton qualifying report

Thompson takes pole position at Snetterton Reigning champion James Thompson has qualified on pole position for the first of today's (Saturday) Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship round at Snetterton. Vauxhall Astra Coupe driver ...

Sun 08 Jun 2003
BTCC: Silverstone race one notes

BTCC: Silverstone race one notes

James Thompson and Yvan Muller led Vauxhall to a 1-2 in the first of two Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship rounds at Silverstone, but only after Honda's Matt Neal retired from the lead in the closing stages. Neal, in his Honda...

Tue 27 May 2003
BTCC: Thruxton round six race notes

BTCC: Thruxton round six race notes

Victory double for Muller Vauxhall's Yvan Muller dramatically increased his Green Flag British Touring Car Championship lead by taking victory in this afternoon's (Monday) sixth round of the series at Thruxton to add to his win earlier in the ...

Sun 04 May 2003
BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying notes

BTCC: Brands Hatch qualifying notes

Thompson on pole position for 200th BTCC race James Thompson overcame a weight ballast handicap on his Vauxhall Astra Coupe to qualify on pole position for tomorrow's (Monday) third round of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship...

Wed 03 Sep 2003
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...