Tom Chilton
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Tom Chilton

1985-03-15 (age 36)


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Chilton moves across to BTC Racing for 2020

BTCC racer Tom Chilton will partner Josh Cook at BTC Racing in 2020 at the wheel of a latest-specification Honda Civic Type R.

Croft BTCC: Chilton wins wet final race from pole

Tom Chilton was victorious in the final BTCC race at Croft as Jason Plato returned to the podium thanks to their conservative decision to run wet tyres.

"Dangerous" Blundell should consider BTCC exit - Chilton

Tom Chilton reckons ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Blundell should consider quitting the BTCC after their qualifying incident at Thruxton.

Chilton stripped of victory in BTCC opener

Tom Chilton has lost his Brands Hatch final race victory after getting a five-second penalty for his clash with Matt Neal in the British Touring Car Championship season opener.

Brands Hatch BTCC: Chilton ends opening round with win

Tom Chilton won the final race of the BTCC season opener at Brands Hatch to move second in the standings, one point off leader Josh Cook.

Brands Hatch BTCC: Cook wins opener from 10th

Josh Cook earned a spectacular victory at Brands Hatch in the opening race of the British Touring Car Championship season, gambling with tyre choice to win from 10th.

Motorbase announces Chilton, Jackson as first 2019 drivers

Former BTCC Independents Trophy winner Tom Chilton will return to the series this year at the wheel of a Motorbase Performance Ford Focus RS, alongside the team’s new recruit Ollie Jackson.

Knockhill BTCC: Chilton wins to end all-wet weekend

Tom Chilton became the record breaking 14th different winner of the BTCC season when he claimed the final race of the weekend at Knockhill.

Rockingham BTCC: Morgan dominates opening race

Adam Morgan won the opening British Touring Car Championship race of the day at Rockingham with a dominant performance in tricky conditions.

Jackson to race new Ford Focus RS for Motorbase

Mat Jackson has joined Tom Chilton to spearhead the Motorbase Performance attack on the BTCC this year in an updated Ford Focus.

Chilton joins Motorbase BTCC squad for 2018

Tom Chilton will join the Motorbase BTCC outfit for the 2018 season, it has been announced.

Qatar WTCC: Chilton wins as Bjork closes on title

Tom Chilton claimed victory in the penultimate race of the WTCC season in Qatar as Volvo's Thed Bjork inched closer to the drivers' title.

Macau WTCC: Huff beats Michelisz to take pole

Rob Huff grabbed pole for the Macau Guia race with a new WTCC lap record of the circuit in a frenetic qualifying session.

Huff to make BTCC return with Vauxhall

Rob Huff will make his first BTCC appearance in 13 years at Silverstone this weekend, replacing Tom Chilton at the Power Maxed Racing factory-backed Vauxhall outfit.

Chilton says Ehrlacher clash penalty too harsh

Tom Chilton says the penalty for clashing with Lada driver Yann Ehrlacher that cost him victory in the opening Termas de Rio Hondo WTCC race was harsh.

Monza WTCC: Chilton wins after Michelisz and Bennani crash

Tom Chilton took Citroen's first win in the 2017 WTCC season at Monza, inheriting the lead after Norbert Michelisz and Mehdi Bennani made contact while in first and second.

Why WTCC's 2017 season should be its closest for years

The 2017 WTCC season begins this weekend in Morocco, and could be one of the most competitive campaigns for a long time, despite grid numbers being the lowest in the championship's 13-year history.

Brands Hatch BTCC: Jordan fights off Turkington to head BMW 1-2

West Surrey Racing BMW driver Andrew Jordan won the final race of the British Touring Car Championship round at Brands Hatch after a scorching start.

Chilton eyes WTCC title chance following Citroen exit

Tom Chilton believes Citroen’s exit from the WTCC as a works team gives him his best chance yet of challenging for the title.

Chilton has muted expectations for Vauxhall BTCC return

Tom Chilton has played down expectations for Vauxhall’s works BTCC return, saying he would be satisfied if he were in the top 15 at the Brands Hatch season opener.

Chilton stays on with Loeb Racing for 2017 WTCC

Tom Chilton will contest a dual campaign in the World and British Touring Car Championships after re-signing with Sebastien Loeb Racing to race a Citroen C-Elysee in the WTCC.

Chilton to make BTCC return with Vauxhall in 2017

Tom Chilton will return to the BTCC in 2017 as the lead driver for the new factory-backed Vauxhall outfit run by Power Maxed Racing.

Class 1 switch could decimate WTCC grid - Chilton

WTCC driver Tom Chilton reckons the championship could suffer a big reduction in grid numbers if it were to go through with the expected switch to Class 1.

Chilton "halfway there" in getting funds for WTCC 2017

WTCC regular Tom Chilton reckons he is "halfway there" in getting the funds necessary to continue in the championship in 2017.

Lopez like the Senna or Schumacher of WTCC - Chilton

WTCC driver Tom Chilton says Jose Maria Lopez's current performances in the category are akin to the past eras of Formula 1 dominance by grand prix legends Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher.

Chilton "massively worried" about WTCC future

Sebastien Loeb Racing driver Tom Chilton says he is "massively worried" about his chances of continuing in the WTCC in 2017.

Yokohama to investigate tyre failures after Nurburgring chaos

WTCC tyre supplier Yokohama has pledged to look into the problems experienced by the drivers throughout the Nurburgring weekend after a spate of punctures.

Citroën victory worth the weight!

In the opening meeting of the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship, the Citroën Total team has proved it remains the team to beat.

Paul Ricard WTCC: Huff takes dominant win on Honda debut

Rob Huff took his first victory in the WTCC since Macau 2014 in the opening race in France, jumping into the lead at the start.

Paul Ricard WTCC: Lopez leads wet test session

Reigning champion Jose Maria Lopez was fastest of all in the 30-minute WTCC test session on Friday at the Circuit Paul Ricard.

WTCC season preview: Third time unlucky for Citroen?

The World Touring Car Championship has been Citroen's personal playground for the last two seasons - but could things be about to change in the French marque's final season in the series?

Chilton confirmed at Sebastien Loeb Racing

Sebastien Loeb Racing has officially confirmed Tom Chilton as its third driver in a three-car assault in the World Touring Car Championship this season.

Chilton set to join Sebastien Loeb Racing

Tom Chilton is set to race a third Sebastien Loeb Racing-run Citroen in the WTCC next season, has learned.

Thailand WTCC: Lopez clinches race one pole

Jose Maria Lopez will start from pole position in the first race at Thailand, having become the only driver to break the 1m38s barrier in qualifying.

Thailand WTCC: Chilton beats the Hondas to top FP2

Tom Chilton was the surprise pacesetter in the second WTCC practice session at Buriram, Thailand, ahead of the Hondas of Gabriele Tarquini and Norbert Michelisz.

Shanghai WTCC: Muller takes fifth win as Lopez moves closer to the title

Yvan Muller completed the celebrations for Citroen Racing in Shanghai, winning the second race of the day as Honda’s Gabriele Tarquini and reigning champion Jose Maria Lopez completed the podium after an intense battle.

Shanghai WTCC: Lopez wins as Citroen seals manufacturers' title

Jose Maria Lopez led an all-Citroen top three in Race 1 at Shanghai, as Citroen secured the WTCC manufacturers’ crown for the second year in a row.

Shanghai WTCC: Ma Qing Hua stays on top in second practice

Ma Qing Hua continued to be the fastest man of the day, topping the time sheets in the second free practice session this morning in Shanghai.

Rivals on the rise as WTCC heads to Shanghai

Citroën closes in on WTCC Manufacturers’ Championship glory

Monteiro wins in Motegi as title contenders hit trouble

Castrol Honda’s Tiago Monteiro claimed his second win of the season, and the third for Honda this year while championship contenders Yvan Muller and Jose Maria Lopez both failed to finish the race after separate incidents.

Lopez extends points lead with race one victory in Japan

Citroen’s Jose Maria Lopez deprived Honda of a home victory after taking the lead from Norbert Michelisz into the first corner at Motegi, leading the rest of the way to take his seventh win of the season.

Valente promoted to race two pole following penalty for Chilton

Campos Racing’s Hugo Valente has been promoted to provisional pole position for race two at Motegi after ROAL Motorsport's Tom Chilton had his lap time from Q2 disallowed for exceeding track limits.

Chilton and Tarquini blame each other for practice crash

Tom Chilton and Gabriele Tarquini have been to the stewards following their coming together at the end of Free Practice 1 at Vila Real

Fast French five set for home WTCC action

2015 FIA World Touring Car Championship rounds 13 and 14 of 24 Circuit Paul Ricard (France), 26-28 June

Van Lagen leads Lada 1-2 in wet Nurburgring practice

Lada’s Jaap van Lagen finished fastest in a wet first WTCC practice at the Nordschleife, just over a second clear of teammate Rob Huff, with Tom Chilton completing the top three.

Home WTCC hero Michelisz heads López chase in Hungary

One driver in particular who will be hoping that ‘Pechito’ López’s winless streak in Eastern Europe continues is Norbert Michelisz.

A disappointing result for Tom Coronel in Moroccan WTCC weekend - video

Marrakech once again becomes 'Marracrash' for Coronel: A pair of retirements on the tight, twisty street

Huff fears he'll need new car after Marrakech crash

Rob Huff fears that Lada will be forced to build a new car after his Vesta was heavily damaged in the second World Touring Car Championship at Marrakech in an incident with teammate Mikhail Kozlovskiy.

Raft of penalties announced in second Marrakech race

Hugo Valente, Mehdi Bennani and Norbert Michelisz were all given post-race penalties applied in the wake of an incident-filled second WTCC race in Marrakech.

Muller wins incident-packed second race in Marrakech

Citroen's Yvan Muller won the second race of the day in Marrakech from the reverse grid pole, fighting off teammate Sebastien Loeb for the duration in a race that saw much contact.

Lopez takes lights-to-flag Marrakech win

Reigning champion Jose Maria Lopez took a dominant win in Marrakech, leading from start to finish just as he did in his first race with Citroën at the circuit a year ago.

Marrakech grid confirmed following raft of penalties

The grid for the first WTCC race in Marrakech has been confirmed following the application of eight grid penalties post-qualifying, accounting for almost half of the 18-car grid.

Lopez beats Bennani to pole in Morocco

Jose Maria Lopez has claimed pole position for the second round of the World Touring Car Championship at Marrakech in a mixed up qualifying session.

Lopez tops shortened second practice

Citroen's Jose Maria Lopez completed a practice hat-trick in Morocco, finishing on top in the final practice session of the weekend for the second round of the WTCC at Marrakech.

Lopez quickest in first Marrakech practice

World Touring Car Championship points leader Jose Maria Lopez led first practice at the Marrakech street circuit, leading his Citroen teammate Sebastien Loeb in the 30-minute session which saw six different drivers on the top of the timesheet.

Seven grid penalties set to alter Marrakech starting grid

Incidents and engine changes are going to severely shuffle the starting grid.

Lopez quickest in Marrakech WTCC test

Citroen driver Jose Maria Lopez pipped teammate Yvan Muller in Friday's test session for the World Touring Car Championship round in Marrakech.

WTCC Street stars back in Marrakech

Race of Morocco is the first of two all-action urban spectaculars on the 2015 schedule.

A successful premiere for Mehdi Bennani and the Sébastien Loeb Racing !

The Moroccan driver and the Alsace-based team realized their potential in Argentina, scoring their points in FIA WTCC thanks to a Top 5 overall.

Lopez takes WTCC season opener in Citroen 1-2-3

The reigning champion has started where he left off in 2014 ... On top.