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Gordon Shedden close to Dynamics stay for 2022 BTCC season
Tom Ingram off BTCC driver market until 2024
The grassroots rise that shaped an understated BTCC star
Ricky Collard working on BTCC comeback in Laser Tools Infiniti
What could have been: A BTCC great's forgotten sportscar chance

Three-time British Touring Car champion Gordon Shedden is all but certain to remain at Team Dynamics for the 2022 season.

British Touring Car Championship star Tom Ingram has taken himself off the driver market until 2024 after extending his deal with Excelr8 Motorsport.

The grassroots rise that shaped an understated BTCC star Plus

Having started out in club-level competitions alongside his own university engineering studies, Josh Cook's journey to becoming an established frontrunner in the British Touring Car Championship is atypical. But it's these experiences that have moulded the 30-year-old into a humble star, respected throughout the paddock

Former BMW junior Ricky Collard is targeting a full-time season in the British Touring Car Championship in 2022, and it could be in a Laser Tools Racing Infiniti.

Select outings behind the wheel of a Porsche 962 in 1990 showed Rickard Rydell had the makings of a future sportscar star. Although he went on to win his class at Le Mans in 2007, it was in touring cars where Rydell truly made his mark, despite inking his first professional contract with an early '90s sportscar powerhouse

Gordon Shedden close to Dynamics stay for 2022 BTCC season

Three-time British Touring Car champion Gordon Shedden is all but certain to remain at Team Dynamics for the 2022 season.

Tom Ingram off BTCC driver market until 2024

British Touring Car Championship star Tom Ingram has taken himself off the driver market until 2024 after extending his deal with Excelr8 Motorsport.

The grassroots rise that shaped an understated BTCC star Plus

The grassroots rise that shaped an understated BTCC star

Having started out in club-level competitions alongside his own university engineering studies, Josh Cook's journey to becoming an established frontrunner in the British Touring Car Championship is atypical. But it's these experiences that have moulded the 30-year-old into a humble star, respected throughout the paddock

Ricky Collard working on BTCC comeback in Laser Tools Infiniti

Former BMW junior Ricky Collard is targeting a full-time season in the British Touring Car Championship in 2022, and it could be in a Laser Tools Racing Infiniti.

What could have been: A BTCC great's forgotten sportscar chance

Select outings behind the wheel of a Porsche 962 in 1990 showed Rickard Rydell had the makings of a future sportscar star. Although he went on to win his class at Le Mans in 2007, it was in touring cars where Rydell truly made his mark, despite inking his first professional contract with an early '90s sportscar powerhouse

Jake Hill joins West Surrey Racing for 2022 BTCC season

Jake Hill will take to the 2022 British Touring Car Championship grid in a BMW as part of a new partnership between MB Motorsport and West Surrey Racing. 

BTCC champion Sutton makes surprise switch to Motorbase Ford

Three-time British Touring Car champion Ash Sutton has made a shock switch to the Motorbase Performance-run NAPA Racing Ford Focus squad for the 2022 season. 

Scottish teenager Dexter Patterson lands Infiniti spot in BTCC for 2022

Scottish teenager Dexter Patterson has made the switch from single-seaters to lineup alongside Aiden Moffat at the Laser Tools Racing Infiniti squad in next year’s British Touring Car Championship.

Jackson remains with Motorbase for 2022 BTCC campaign

Two-time British Touring Car Championship race winner Ollie Jackson will remain with Motorbase Performance for a fourth successive season in 2022.

Cammish returns to BTCC with NAPA-backed Motorbase squad

Dan Cammish will return to the British Touring Car Championship in 2022 as one half of a two-car Ford Focus superteam at Motorbase Performance, operating under the NAPA Racing banner.

BTCC grid hits maximum as three teams grow for 2022

Three of the British Touring Car Championship’s leading teams are expanding their line-ups for 2022, meaning that the grid will increase to a maximum of 32 cars.

Oliphant's Australia move leaves top BMW BTCC seat open

British Touring Car Championship race winner Tom Oliphant is to take a sabbatical from racing next season in Australia, leaving a seat free at top BMW team West Surrey Racing.

What could have been: The Norris-Herta-Sutton fight that never was

Ash Sutton is now well-established as a modern great of the British Touring Car Championship, having scored three titles in the past five seasons. But plans were afoot for Sutton to stay on the single-seater ladder, which would have put him into direct confrontation with a future Formula 1 star and IndyCar talent - a tantalising prospect for many...

Tony Dron obituary: Touring car racer and journalist dies aged 75

Motor racing journalist and renowned touring car racer Tony Dron died on Tuesday at the age of 75.

Ranking the top 10 BTCC drivers of 2021 Plus

Ranking the top 10 BTCC drivers of 2021

A refresh in equipment and some returning faces helped contribute to a supremely competitive 2021 British Touring Car Championship campaign. Ash Sutton was crowned a three-time champion, successfully defending his 2020 title, but faced stiff competition in the final year before the switch to hybrid. Autosport picks out the best performers

King eyes surprise BTCC switch after Ford test

GP2 race winner and ex-IndyCar racer Jordan King is eyeing a surprise move to the British Touring Car Championship.

Why the BTCC's ballast increase couldn't stop champion Sutton Plus

Why the BTCC's ballast increase couldn't stop champion Sutton

Ballast will be gone from the BTCC next year as hybrid power enters the scene, but for its final season the maximum was increased from 60kg to 75kg. Despite having to carry that nearly all season, Ash Sutton was always the favourite to pocket a third title - the 27-year-old getting his reward for a season of speed tempered by savvy to nail his opportunities

The much-loved tin-top superstar bowing out at 59 Plus

The much-loved tin-top superstar bowing out at 59

OPINION: It's not often that a driver achieves widespread affection for their personality, as well as their on-track performances. One such individual is Gabriele Tarquini, who will soon bring the curtain down on a remarkable career that has yielded touring car titles on the European and global stage - and, famously, in Britain too

Brands Hatch BTCC: Sutton closes out season with assertive Race 3 win

Ash Sutton proved his British Touring Car Championship title-winning credentials in emphatic fashion with a commanding victory in the final race of the season at Brands Hatch.

Brands Hatch BTCC: Sutton crowned champion as Cook wins again

Ash Sutton has become British Touring Car champion for a third time with one race to spare at the 2021 season finale at Brands Hatch.

The grassroots rise that shaped an understated BTCC star Plus

The grassroots rise that shaped an understated BTCC star

Having started out in club-level competitions alongside his own university engineering studies, Josh Cook's journey to becoming an established frontrunner in the British Touring Car Championship is atypical. But it's these experiences that have moulded the 30-year-old into a humble star, respected throughout the paddock

BTCC
Jan 12, 2022
Ranking the top 10 BTCC drivers of 2021 Plus

Ranking the top 10 BTCC drivers of 2021

A refresh in equipment and some returning faces helped contribute to a supremely competitive 2021 British Touring Car Championship campaign. Ash Sutton was crowned a three-time champion, successfully defending his 2020 title, but faced stiff competition in the final year before the switch to hybrid. Autosport picks out the best performers

BTCC
Nov 17, 2021
Why the BTCC's ballast increase couldn't stop champion Sutton Plus

Why the BTCC's ballast increase couldn't stop champion Sutton

Ballast will be gone from the BTCC next year as hybrid power enters the scene, but for its final season the maximum was increased from 60kg to 75kg. Despite having to carry that nearly all season, Ash Sutton was always the favourite to pocket a third title - the 27-year-old getting his reward for a season of speed tempered by savvy to nail his opportunities

BTCC
Nov 12, 2021
The much-loved tin-top superstar bowing out at 59 Plus

The much-loved tin-top superstar bowing out at 59

OPINION: It's not often that a driver achieves widespread affection for their personality, as well as their on-track performances. One such individual is Gabriele Tarquini, who will soon bring the curtain down on a remarkable career that has yielded touring car titles on the European and global stage - and, famously, in Britain too

BTCC
Nov 11, 2021
The making of the BTCC's newest superstar Plus

The making of the BTCC's newest superstar

Ash Sutton is on the verge of being crowned a three-time British Touring Car Champion; he seems to have it all. But life hasn't always been straightforward for this superstar of touring cars, as Marcus Simmons has been finding out

BTCC
Oct 21, 2021
The green light shining for the BTCC's hybrid future Plus

The green light shining for the BTCC's hybrid future

The Cosworth Electronics-developed BTCC hybrid system made its public debut in the most recent round at Silverstone. It's simple, but could significantly change the series' technical challenges for both the drivers and the teams

BTCC
Oct 9, 2021
The restored BSCC battler back in its family's hands after 50 years Plus

The restored BSCC battler back in its family's hands after 50 years

The Imps of George Bevan became famous in British Saloon Car Championship competition during the early 1970s. Thanks to the efforts of a small band of enthusiasts, including Bevan's grandson Jonathan, one of the ex-Bill McGovern title winners has recently returned to the race track

Historics
Sep 30, 2021
The increasingly varied CV behind a new BTCC title challenger Plus

The increasingly varied CV behind a new BTCC title challenger

A driver with limited funds behind him, it’s been a tough road to the top of the British Touring Car Championship for Jake Hill. Now he’s a title contender, accomplished historic racer and in-demand coach. It’s a great life for this self-confessed motorsport junkie

BTCC
Aug 26, 2021