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Tue 01 Apr 2008
Leslie and Lloyd killed in plane crashHeadline

Leslie and Lloyd killed in plane crash

Veteran racer David Leslie and Apex Motorsport team principal Richard Lloyd died Sunday in a plane crash in Kent, England. The two, along with team member Christopher Allarton and two pilots, were en route to Nogaro, France for Monday's FIA GT3 ...

EU3: Lloyd and Leslie reported killed in plane crash

EU3: Lloyd and Leslie reported killed in plane crash

Richard Lloyd and David Leslie have been reported as having died in a plane crash near Kent, England according to the British media. Neither of their deaths have been officially confirmed. The two were among five on board the private Cessna ...

Mon 14 Jan 2008
BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year day one notes

BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year day one notes

DAY ONE OF A LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE Today sees the start of a three-day final of a national competition, in which one of the 12 finalists will see his life change forever. The finalists participating in the long-awaited VXR Racing Driver of...

Thu 08 May 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing Donington Park summary

BTCC: Arkas Racing Donington Park summary

BELL SCORES FOR ARKAS DURING DIFFICULT DONINGTON WEEKEND Martyn Bell enabled Arkas Racing with Sunshine.co.uk to hold on to eighth position in the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship's Independents Team Trophy standings at Donington Park ...

Mon 14 Jan 2008
BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year finals

BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year finals

THE HEAT IS ON FOR THE VXR RACING DRIVER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS Vauxhall's VXR Racing Driver of the Year competition to find a brand new racing driver is nearing its climax and the long-awaited final will take place on 13/14/15 January 2008 at ...

Tue 02 Sep 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing Silverstone II summary

BTCC: Arkas Racing Silverstone II summary

MORE INDEPENDENTS POINTS FOR ARKAS AT SILVERSTONE HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship squad Arkas Racing with Sunshine.co.uk fielded two cars for the first time since mid-July at Silverstone National Circuit over the weekend, 30th/31st ...

Mon 31 Mar 2008
BTCC: Michael Doyle Brands Hatch summary

BTCC: Michael Doyle Brands Hatch summary

BTCC ROOKIE DOYLE ACHIEVES TOP 15 GOAL ON DEBUT In-Tune Racing's Michael Doyle climbed a literal mountain at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit over the weekend, 29th/30th March, to achieve a deserved top 15 race result on his HiQ MSA British Touring ...

Tue 05 Aug 2008
BTCC: Silverstone newsletter 2008-08-04

BTCC: Silverstone newsletter 2008-08-04

Silverstone to celebrate 50 Years of Touring Car action with BTCC Legends and a Display of BTCC Classic cars Silverstone will be celebrating the 50th, 60th and 80th Anniversaries of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), Silverstone and ...

Thu 22 May 2008
BTCC: Series Croft preview

BTCC: Series Croft preview

BTCC BATTLE TO RESUME AT CROFT The HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship makes its only visit of the year to the North East when Croft Circuit near Darlington plays hosts to round four of the popular series next weekend (May 31/June1) The...

Fri 04 Jan 2008
BTCC: Michael Doyle unveils brand new UK team

BTCC: Michael Doyle unveils brand new UK team

DOYLE UNVEILS BRAND NEW BTCC TEAM FOR 2008 CAMPAIGN HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship debutant Michael Doyle has announced he will contest his maiden season in the UK's premier saloon car category with newly created family-run team...

Wed 12 Mar 2008
BTCC: Michael Doyle media day notes

BTCC: Michael Doyle media day notes

IN-TUNE RACING REVEALS 2008 LIVERY AT BTCC MEDIA DAY Scotland's Michael Doyle, who debuts in the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship this year at the wheel of a Honda Civic Type R, makes his first official appearance as a BTCC driver today...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year announced

BTCC: VXR Racing Driver of the Year announced

Vauxhall finds its new star Vauxhall's search for its next champion came to an end today, where John Allison was crowned the VXR Racing Driver of the Year, a title which awards him with a fully-funded race seat in the 2008 Dunlop Sport Maxx ...

Mon 05 May 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Donington Park race two report

BTCC: VX Racing Donington Park race two report

VX Racing secured victory in round eight of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) thanks to a superb drive from the reigning BTCC Champion Fabrizio Giovanardi in wet and slippery conditions at Donington Park. Giovanardi had...

Fri 14 Mar 2008
BTCC: Vauxhall launches into 2008 season

BTCC: Vauxhall launches into 2008 season

VAUXHALL LAUNCHES INTO 2008 BTCC SEASON Media and fans alike had their very first glimpse of the brand new Vauxhall Vectra VXR as the defending 2007 champions took part in the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) media day at ...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
Triple Eight 2008 season review

Triple Eight 2008 season review

Triple Eight Race Engineering celebrates most successful year in historyF Triple Eight Race Engineering has enjoyed widespread success in 2008, dominating the world's most competitive touring car championships. Last weekend's V8 Supercar ...

Sun 13 Apr 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Colby race two notes

BTCC: VX Racing Colby race two notes

VX Racing secured its second podium of the day in today's fifth round of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Rockingham, with Fabrizio Giovanardi finishing in second place. Starting from fifth on the grid, the Italian...

Mon 01 Sep 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Silverstone II race two report

BTCC: VX Racing Silverstone II race two report

Giovanardi celebrates his fifth win of 2008 Fabrizio Giovanardi claimed his fifth win of the season for VX Racing in round 26 of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Silverstone, after an eventful wet race. Starting from...

Sat 31 May 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Croft qualifying report

BTCC: VX Racing Croft qualifying report

VX RACING SECURE THIRD ROW AT CROFT VX Racing qualified on the third row for tomorrow's round 13 of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Croft, North Yorkshire. Matt Neal will start directly ahead of his team-mate Tom ...

Tue 20 May 2008
BTCC: In-Tune Racing Thruxton summary

BTCC: In-Tune Racing Thruxton summary

BATTLING DOYLE IMPRESSES WITH THRUXTON PACE Promising young touring car racer Michael Doyle enjoyed his most competitive run of the 2008 season at Thruxton in Hampshire yesterday, Sunday, 18th May -- a credit to the determination of...

Mon 05 May 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Donington Park race one report

BTCC: VX Racing Donington Park race one report

VX Racing secured a two-three finish in round seven of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Donington Park today. Tom Onslow-Cole, who started from pole position, dominated the field throughout the 18-lap race and kept a...

Tue 03 Jun 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing Croft summary

BTCC: Arkas Racing Croft summary

ARKAS CONSOLIDATES CHAMPIONSHIP PLACING AT CROFT Leading HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship entrant Arkas Racing with Sunshine.co.uk came through another difficult weekend at Croft in North Yorkshire yesterday, Sunday, 1st June, with...

Tue 20 May 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Thruxton race one report

BTCC: VX Racing Thruxton race one report

Tom Onslow-Cole celebrates his first victory for VX Racing Tom Onslow-Cole turned his fantastic pole position into his first victory for VX Racing in today's round ten of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at...

Sun 13 Apr 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Colby race three notes

BTCC: VX Racing Colby race three notes

VX Racing's Matt Neal performed the drive of the day by winning his first-ever race for the team starting from 11th on the grid in round six of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Rockingham, Northamptonshire. The race...

Mon 01 Sep 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Silverstone II race three report

BTCC: VX Racing Silverstone II race three report

Giovanardi brings home his second podium of the day The final race of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Silverstone, saw reigning champion Fabrizio Giovanardi claim his second podium of the day. The draw for round 27 ...

Sat 02 Feb 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Almeria test summary

BTCC: VX Racing Almeria test summary

VX RACING CONTINUES TO BUILD ON ITS 2007 STRENGTH With less than two months to go until the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) kicks-off, Vauxhall completed an intense five-day test programme at Almeria today. Tom ...

Mon 28 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing race three report

BTCC: VX Racing race three report

Matt Neal pushing hard in round 21 at Oulton Park VX Racing added to their championship leads (manufacturer, driver and team) once again in round 21 of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Oulton Park, Cheshire, adding 11...

Tue 15 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Snetterton race two report

BTCC: VX Racing Snetterton race two report

Fabrizio Giovanardi celebrating his third position at Snetterton Race two of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Snetterton, Norfolk, saw VX Racing's Fabrizio Giovanardi drive the race of a champion to claim the last ...

Fri 18 Apr 2008
BTCC Arkas Team helps Make-A-Wish come true

BTCC Arkas Team helps Make-A-Wish come true

ARKAS RACING HELPS MAKE-A-WISH COME TRUE AT ROCKINGHAM Arkas Racing with Sunshine.co.uk helped support leading charity Make-A-Wish Foundation UK at Rockingham Motor Speedway last Sunday, 13th April, by offering VIP access into the team garage at...

Thu 07 Aug 2008
BTCC legends Sears and Plato take to Silverstone

BTCC legends Sears and Plato take to Silverstone

BTCC Legends Jack Sears and Jason Plato take to the track at Silverstone Silverstone Circuit has today (Wednesday 6 August) made a wish come true for two legends of British motor sport. Inaugural British Touring Car Champion Jack Sears, who won...

Sun 04 May 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Donington Park qualifying report

BTCC: VX Racing Donington Park qualifying report

VX Racing champion performance in qualifying BTCC Champions VX Racing playing pole position for round seven of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Donington Park for tomorrow's race in dry conditions. 20 year-old Tom...

Mon 22 Sep 2008
BTCC: Vauxhall Racing Brands Hatch champion weekend summary

BTCC: Vauxhall Racing Brands Hatch champion weekend summary

VAUXHALL WIN MULTIPLE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES Fabrizio Giovanardi claims his 2008 BTCC Driver's Championship trophy Vauxhall's British Touring Car team, VX Racing, has successfully secured all three championship titles (Driver's Team's ...

Tue 15 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Snetterton race one report

BTCC: VX Racing Snetterton race one report

Tom Onslow-Cole on his way to sixth place Race one of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Snetterton, Norfolk, saw VX Racing rookie Tom Onslow-Cole run a clean, fast race to finish sixth overall. Onslow-Cole remained in...

Tue 03 Jun 2008
BTCC: Michael Doyle Croft summary

BTCC: Michael Doyle Croft summary

DOYLE MASTERS CROFT RAIN FOR MAIDEN BTCC TOP 10 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship rookie Michael Doyle secured his, and the In-Tune Racing team's, maiden overall top 10 BTCC finish at Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire today, Sunday, 1st ...

Mon 28 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Oulton Park summary

BTCC: VX Racing Oulton Park summary

VX RACING EXTENDS CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD This Sunday's rounds 19, 20 and 21 of the 2008 HiQ British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Oulton Park, Cheshire, saw VX Racing dominate the podium as the most successful team of the weekend. Temperatures...

Sun 27 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing race one report

BTCC: VX Racing race one report

Fabrizio Giovanardi celebrating his tenth podium of the 2008 season Race one of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Oulton Park, Cheshire, saw reigning champion Fabrizio Giovanardi claim his tenth podium of the year after...

Fri 14 Mar 2008
BTCC: VX Racing announce 2008 partners

BTCC: VX Racing announce 2008 partners

VX Racing, the 2007 British Touring Car (BTCC) Drivers' and Manufacturers' Champions, has announced its 2008 sponsor line-up. GMAC, a global, diversified financial services company specialising in auto finance and home loans, has been...