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Mon 21 Dec 2009
Alex MacDowall RML Jerez test summary

Alex MacDowall RML Jerez test summary

TOURING CAR ASPIRANT MACDOWALL IMPRESSES DURING RML CHEVROLET TEST Alex MacDowall sampled British Touring Car Championship machinery for the second time in as many months this past week after joining legendary squad RML for a two-day test outing...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Series newsletter 2009-12-11

Series newsletter 2009-12-11

FASTER, MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY DUNLOP TYRE FOR BTCC TEAMS IN 2010 A new tyre that gives greater performance and also complies with latest European environmental regulations will be debuted in the 2010 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car ...

Fri 27 Nov 2009
Dunlop returns as title sponsor

Dunlop returns as title sponsor

DUNLOP RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR FOUR YEARS STARTING IN 2010 Tyre manufacturer Dunlop will return as title sponsor of the MSA British Touring Car Championship from 2010, in a new four-year agreement with the UK's premier motor racing series.

Fri 20 Nov 2009
MacDowall considers 2010 BTCC move

MacDowall considers 2010 BTCC move

MACDOWALL CONSIDERS 2010 BTCC MOVE AFTER SUCCESSFUL DEBUT TEST Highly regarded saloon car racer Alex MacDowall is eyeing a move into the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship as early as the 2010 season following a highly successful maiden...

Thu 29 Oct 2009
Jason Plato awarded BRDC Silver Star

Jason Plato awarded BRDC Silver Star

JASON PLATO AWARDED BRDC SILVER STAR FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN THIS YEAR'S BTCC Following an enthralling season in the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship this year, in which Jason Plato competed with the RML-powered Chevrolet Lacetti...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 2Headline

Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 2

The 2009 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship season has been one of the closest and most unpredictable ones seen in recent years. Northern Irishmen Colin Turkington eventually took his first BTCC title but only after a final race shootout ...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 1Headline

Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 1

The 2009 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship season has been one of the closest and most unpredictable ones seen in recent years. Northern Irishmen Colin Turkington eventually took his first BTCC title but only after a final race shootout ...

Sun 11 Oct 2009
Plato takes Hat-trick, Turkington the titleHeadline

Plato takes Hat-trick, Turkington the title

A record Brands Hatch crowd of 35,000 witnessed a dramatic British Touring Car Championsip season finale where Jason Plato became only the second person in the series history to take three wins in a day; but this wasn't enough to stop Colin ...

Fri 09 Oct 2009
BTCC 2010 season calendar

BTCC 2010 season calendar

2010 BTCC Series schedule <pre> Rnd Date Circuit, County 1 4 Apr Thruxton, Hampshire 2 25 Apr Rockingham, Northamptonshire 3 2 May Brands Hatch (Grand Prix), Kent 4 6 Jun Oulton Park (Island), Cheshire 5...

Series 2010 race dates released

Series 2010 race dates released

BTCC RELEASES 2010 RACE DATES The HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship has today announced its ten-round race calendar for 2010. As in previous years, the calendar comprises nine of the UK's top motor racing venues with Brands Hatch ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
James Nask to miss Brands Hatch

James Nask to miss Brands Hatch

JAMES NASH WILL NOT COMPETE AT BRANDS HATCH FINALE RML today confirm that James Nash will not be racing the Chevrolet Lacetti at the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship finale at Brands Hatch on the 3rd & 4th October. Following five very...

Rockingham: James Nash weekend summary

Rockingham: James Nash weekend summary

ANOTHER STRONG WEEKEND AT ROCKINGHAM FOR JAMES NASH Lining up 12th on the grid for race one of the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship at Rockingham, James' target was simple - to collect as many points as possible and use to full ...

Series Brands Hatch preview

Series Brands Hatch preview

WORLD FAMOUS BRANDS HATCH CIRCUIT TO DECIDE THREE-WAY BTCC TITLE THRILLER The fight to win the UK's most coveted motor racing series - the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship - will come down to a thrilling three-way title-decider at the...

Rockingham: Racing Silverline weekend summary

Rockingham: Racing Silverline weekend summary

RACING SILVERLINE CLOSE IN ON THE CHAMPIONSHIP AT ROCKINGHAM Some tantalising, close wheel-to-wheel racing was the order of the day for the Racing Silverline team in today's three HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship races at Rockingham ...

Rockingham: Airwaves BMW weekend summary

Rockingham: Airwaves BMW weekend summary

Airwaves BMW Roll with it at Rockingham Airwaves BMW experienced a rollercoaster ride of luck during the latest round of the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship at Rockingham. While the Kent-based outfit's Jonny Adam secured three ...

Rockingham: Series weekend summary

Rockingham: Series weekend summary

JELLEY & PLATO SHARE ROCKINGHAM WINS, TURKINGTON RETAINS LEAD AHEAD OF BRANDS HATCH TITLE-DECIDER Stephen Jelley and Jason Plato were the winners of today's three HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship races at the sun-soaked...

2009 Final standings

2009 Final standings

Pos Driver Points --- ------------------------------ ---------- 1. Colin Turkington 275 2. Jason Plato 270 3. Fabrizio Giovanardi 266 4. Matt Neal ...

Brands Hatch: Race 3 results

Brands Hatch: Race 3 results

Pos Car Class Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- ----- ------------------------------------ ------------------------------ -------- --------- 1. 3 I Jason Plato ...

Brands Hatch: Race 2 results

Brands Hatch: Race 2 results

Pos Car Class Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- ----- ------------------------------------ ------------------------------ -------- --------- 1. 3 I Jason Plato ...

Brands Hatch: Race 1 results

Brands Hatch: Race 1 results

Pos Car Class Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- ----- ------------------------------------ ------------------------------ -------- --------- 1. 3 I Jason Plato ...

Brands Hatch: BMW Airwaves qualifying report

Brands Hatch: BMW Airwaves qualifying report

BMWs Battle in Brands Hatch Qualifying Airwaves BMW emerged as the leading rear-wheel-drive team in qualifying for the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch today (Saturday). The Kent-based squad secured solid top-ten ...

Brands Hatch: Series qualifying report

Brands Hatch: Series qualifying report

FIRST POLE FOR FORD NAME SINCE 2000, SERIES LEADER TURKINGTON TRAILS RIVALS AHEAD OF TITLE-DECIDER Tom Chilton has given the Ford name its first pole position in the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship for almost a decade in qualifying ...

Chilton stuns with pole at Brands finale

Chilton stuns with pole at Brands finale

Tom Chilton stunned the British Touring Car Championship paddock when he took a surprising fastest qualifying lap in his Team Aon Focus. A Ford has qualified on pole for the first time since the old super touring days back in 2000. It has been a...

Brands Hatch GP: Qualifying times

Brands Hatch GP: Qualifying times

Pos Car Class Driver Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ----- ------------------------------------ ------------------------------ --------- --------- --------- 1. 10 I Tom...

Brands Hatch: Series pre-race news

Brands Hatch: Series pre-race news

PLATO TELLS TURKINGTON TO "KEEP LOOKING FORWARDS" Jason Plato has advised Colin Turkington the best way for him to clinch his first HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship crown at Brands Hatch on Sunday is to "keep looking forwards, don't...

Brands Hatch: Turkington seeks 2009 championship

Brands Hatch: Turkington seeks 2009 championship

LEADER TURKINGTON TAKING BRANDS HATCH BTCC TITLE DECIDER "ONE STEP AT A TIME" Colin Turkington says he'll treat Brands Hatch this weekend "one step at a time" as he bids to win his first HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship Drivers' ...

Brands Hatch: Airwaves BMW preview

Brands Hatch: Airwaves BMW preview

Airwaves BMW Keen to Extend Brands Hatch Purple Patch Airwaves BMW will try to make home advantage count and continue its record of success at the world-famous Brands Hatch circuit when the 2009 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship reaches...

Winner to take it all at Brands Hatch finaleHeadline

Winner to take it all at Brands Hatch finale

This weekend the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship reaches its climax and returns to Brands Hatch back where it all started in April. Although, this time around the world famous Grand Prix loop, the championship could go any of three ways...

Brands Hatch: Hard life expected for Giovanardi

Brands Hatch: Hard life expected for Giovanardi

GIOVANARDI EXPECTING "REALLY HARD LIFE" IN BRANDS HATCH BTCC TITLE-DECIDER Fabrizio Giovanardi believes he's in for "a really hard life" at Brands Hatch on Sunday as he attempts to overturn a 13-point deficit to Colin Turkington and win what...

Brands Hatch: Johnny Herbert ready for return

Brands Hatch: Johnny Herbert ready for return

F1 STAR HERBERT "NOT PHASED" BY BRANDS HATCH RETURN Former Formula 1 star Johnny Herbert says he'll not think twice about giving Colin Turkington, Fabrizio Giovanardi and Jason Plato a hard time again in their HiQ MSA British Touring Car ...

Brands Hatch: RML Brands Hatch summary

Brands Hatch: RML Brands Hatch summary

It's a Win, Win, Win Situation for Plato, Silverline, Chevrolet and RML! A hat-trick of wins for Racing Silverline's Jason Plato driving his Chevrolet in yesterday's HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch not only bought the ...

Brands Hatch: Series season finale debrief

Brands Hatch: Series season finale debrief

RECORD 35,000 CROWD ATTENDS BRANDS HATCH BTCC TITLE-DECIDER Brands Hatch has confirmed that a record 35,000 spectators attended its HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship Finals Day yesterday - the biggest crowd for a BTCC event since ...

Brands Hatch: Airwaves BMW weekend summary

Brands Hatch: Airwaves BMW weekend summary

Ups and Downs for Airwaves BMW at Brands Hatch Airwaves BMW saw a glorious end to the 2009 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship snatched away in the final race of the day at Brands Hatch. The Kent-based squad was looking to finish a fine...

Brands Hatch: Series weekend summary

Brands Hatch: Series weekend summary

TURKINGTON BECOMES 2009 CHAMPION AS PLATO MAKES IT THREE WINS IN A DAY Northern Ireland's Colin Turkington is tonight celebrating becoming the 2009 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Champion following a nail-biting final race of the season on the ...

Brands Hatch: BMW Airwaves news

Brands Hatch: BMW Airwaves news

Airwaves BMW Enjoy Winning Run at Brands Hatch Airwaves BMW secured its first win on the Brands Hatch GP circuit yesterday (Saturday) -- as data engineer Richard Rawnsley cruised to victory in a charity run contested by members of the HiQ MSA ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Oulton Park: James Nash weekend summary

Oulton Park: James Nash weekend summary

NASH DEBUTS AT OULTON PARK WITH RML CHEVROLET-LACETTI Making his debut in the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship this weekend, the pressure was on for 23 year old James Nash. With just a shakedown in the Lacetti prior to the...