When a box-office F1 star wound back the years in tin-tops
Stirling Moss once described his unsuccessful comeback in the British Saloon Car Championship as 'the biggest regret of my life', but he was still capable of producing a standout drive at Brands Hatch in 1981. This is the little-known story of his return
Sometimes I tell people I've raced at Crystal Palace. And sometimes I casually offer up that I've witnessed a majestic wet-weather performance from Stirling Moss at the wheel of a contemporary racing car. Anyone who cares to listen to my boasts usually retorts that I'm far too young for either.
But I have competed at Crystal Palace, in a four-lap race as a matter of fact. Plus an extra nine metres. That made it a nice round mile when you consider that those laps were around the National Sport Centre's 400-metre running track, not the parkland racing circuit that closed in the early 1970s.
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
Already established as a formidable force in the British Saloon Car Championship, the Triumph Dolomite became a legend in 1977 when Tony Dron's Broadspeed machine frequently embarrassed the mighty Capris
It’s been a busy silly season in the BTCC since the chequered flag fell to end the 2020 campaign last November. While last year’s top two have stayed put, there’s plenty of talking points elsewhere, which should result in another fascinating year of tin-top action
The Lancashire squad of Ciceley Motorsport has been a BTCC race winner for several years with Adam Morgan and Mercedes. But the switch to WSR-built BMWs and addition of Tom Chilton as a true barometer for Morgan should see the team step up into title contention
After topping the times at the end of British Touring Car Championship pre-season testing, it feels like Gordon Shedden has never been away. But after plenty of changes behind the scenes, the three-time champion is bedding himself in to pick up where he left off
After a year of enforced absence from the British Touring Car Championship grid, Jason Plato is back and hungrier than ever. Despite stellar opposition and some familiar challenges, the two-time champion still has his eyes focused on the biggest prizes
After seven years together, Tom Ingram and Speedworks Motorsport have amicably split and gone down separate paths for the 2021 BTCC season. With engineer Spencer Aldridge joining him at the Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai squad, Ingram is confident he can challenge for titles from the off
The Dolomite Sprint was a potent giantkilling weapon during the 1970s in the British Saloon Car Championship, now known as the BTCC. Tin-top legend Andy Rouse explains how it became such a force
How a 35-year-old BTCC rookie came the long way round
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