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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 ...

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 ...

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 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...

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 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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Tue 05 Feb 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing expands for 2008

BTCC: Arkas Racing expands for 2008

ARKAS EXPANDS FOR 2008 BTCC AS BELL JOINS KIZILIRMAK Arkas Racing has confirmed it will field two Vauxhall Astra Sport Hatch cars in the 2008 HiQ British Touring Car Championship after agreeing terms with popular BTCC runner Martyn Bell. The...

Sun 17 Aug 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Knockhill race two report

BTCC: VX Racing Knockhill race two report

Tom Onslow-Cole secured his second podium finish of the day VX Racing claimed two further podium finishes for round 23 of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Knockhill, Scotland, with reigning Drivers' champion Fabrizio...

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 ...

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

BTCC: VX Racing Silverstone II race one report

Giovanardi pushing hard in the wet at Silverstone Race one of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Silverstone, started under dubious weather conditions which quickly progressed to heavy rain. Reigning champion Fabrizio ...

Tue 15 Jul 2008
BTCC: Arkas Racing Snetterton summary

BTCC: Arkas Racing Snetterton summary

DIFFICULT SNETTERTON WEEKEND FOR ARKAS RACING Arkas Racing with Sunshine.co.uk came through a difficult weekend at Snetterton Circuit in Norfolk yesterday, Sunday, 13th July, with the consolation of seeing both Erkut Kizilirmak and Martyn Bell...

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 ...

Fri 20 Jun 2008
BTCC: Anniversary celebrations at Silverstone

BTCC: Anniversary celebrations at Silverstone

BTCC greats gearing up for anniversary celebrations at Silverstone Past, present and future Champions and drivers from the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) were at Silverstone today to help launch the Northamptonshire circuit's plans to...

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...

Mon 31 Mar 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Brands Hatch Rrce three report

BTCC: VX Racing Brands Hatch Rrce three report

Reigning BTCC Champion Fabrizio Giovanardi racing his Vectra VXR at Brands Hatch today. VX Racing's Matt Neal put in a stunning performance in the last race of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch, Kent, today, ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Sun 17 Aug 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Knockhill summary

BTCC: VX Racing Knockhill summary

STRONG SHOWING FROM VX RACING AT KNOCKHILL This Sunday's rounds 22, 23 and 24 of the 2008 HiQ British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Knockhill, Scotland, saw VX Racing claim four podium finishes and increase their lead in the Teams' ...

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...

Sat 29 Mar 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Brands Hatch race two report

BTCC: VX Racing Brands Hatch race two report

VX Racing, the 2007 BTCC Drivers' and Manufacturers' Champion, take win number two with Giovanardi at Brands Hatch VX Racing's Fabrizio Giovanardi secured victory number two in today's second race of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring ...

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 ...

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 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 27 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing race two report

BTCC: VX Racing race two report

Giovanardi and Onslow-Cole finish second and third at Oulton Park Reining champions VX Racing dominated in race two of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Oulton Park, Cheshire, where Fabrizio Giovanardi charged home to...

Sat 12 Jul 2008
BTCC: VX Racing Snetterton Saturday notes

BTCC: VX Racing Snetterton Saturday notes

VX RACING LAUNCH SNETTERTON ATTACK For tomorrow's round 16 of the 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Snetterton, Norfolk, champions VX Racing have qualified all three cars in the top 11. Following an eventful 30-minute ...