How Subaru turned its BTCC fortunes around
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How Subaru turned its BTCC fortunes around

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The transformation of the Team BMR Subaru Levorg in the British Touring Car Championship from fire-prone midfielder to frontrunner is a story of engineering struggles and subtext, which could end with one of its drivers being crowned champion

Talk about ambitious. When Team BMR announced back in January that it was going to run Subarus in the British Touring Car Championship this season, there were a lot of raised eyebrows.

Sure, the outfit is the BTCC's equivalent of the brains trust, with a collection of highly experienced and talented men behind the scenes as well as having former champions Jason Plato and Colin Turkington on the driving strength, but it was still a massive leap.

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