Tony Gilham targets regular top 10s in BTCC after switch to Honda Civic
|By Kevin Turner||Monday, March 19th 2012, 18:30 GMT|
British Touring Car racer Tony Gilham is targeting regular top 10 finishes after testing his newly acquired Honda Civic at Silverstone on Monday.
Gilham scored points on his BTCC debut with a Triple Eight Vauxhall Vectra last season. He switched to the Geoff Steel Racing BMW squad in the later part of the season and finished 19th in the standings.
Now he will race the ex-Gordon Shedden Honda Civic, with turbo power, under the Tony Gilham Racing banner.
"We're aiming for the top 10 at every meeting," said Gilham, who drove the car at the BTCC test during the championship's media day. "We were in the points in the first race at Brands last year and now we have a newer car.
"I've not driven it much yet, but I can already see why it won the championship last year."