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Jackson & Smith share the front row as Shedden jumps BTCC title rivals in qualifying finale

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Mat Jackson blitzed the Brands Hatch GP qualifying lap record on his way to a third consecutive Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship pole position today (10 October). Team BMR RCIB Insurance’s Aron Smith and WIX Racing’s Adam Morgan were second and third respectively, but it was Gordon Shedden that led the championship challenging quintet in the final qualifying session of

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Jackson & Smith lock out BTCC Front Row at Rockingham – Motorsport.ie

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Mat Jackson scored his first Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship pole position in six years after blasting his Ford Focus to a new qualifying lap record at Rockingham today (5 September). It was double delight in the Motorbase Performance camp as it also represented the team’s maiden pole position in the BTCC. A late red flag threatened Jackson’s chances of

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BTCC title race blown wide open at Knockhill


Rob Collard, Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal took a victory apiece during an unforgettable day of Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship racing at Knockhill (23 August). A number of title protagonists experienced highs and lows, leaving the championship race tantalisingly poised with three events remaining. West Surrey Racing’s Andy Priaulx scored his second pole position of the season by

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Turkington ignites BTCC championship challenge with Snetterton double

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Reigning champion Colin Turkington fully ignited his Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship defence with a dynamic double win at Snetterton yesterday. He became the first driver to take a second pole position of the season after getting the better of his Team BMR stable-mates Aron Smith and Jason Plato on Saturday, as the squad produced the first qualifying 1-2-3 in

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We fought and fought but it didn’t go our way at Donington

Árón Smith was literally on fire in races two and three, charg

Fresh off the back of a double podium start to his 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship campaign, Irishman Árón Smith was confident coming to the Leicestershire circuit, known to be a favourite for the Team BMR Volkswagens. An on-form Smith approached Saturday afternoon’s qualifying confident that he could find that extra pace required to eclipse team mate Plato

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BTCC Champion trio delivers at Donington Park


The three most successful drivers in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship field took a win apiece in a thrilling triple-header at Donington Park on Sunday (19 April). With seven drivers’ championships between them it was the class of Jason Plato, Colin Turkington and Matt Neal that rose to the surface on a brilliant day of racing in Leicestershire.

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