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Turkington & Smith included in Record 32-car BTCC Entry List!

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Five former champions, proven race winners and a growing number of young contenders to challenge for 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship A capacity 32-car entry has been announced for the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship during today’s (22 March) annual Season Launch event at Donington Park. The line-up represents the largest ever full-season entry in the history of

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BTCC and Scalextric join forces – Motorsport.ie

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Two legendary motor racing forces will be coming together in 2016 when world famous toy brand and slot-racing company Scalextric produces a host of officially licensed BTCC products. The partnership has been in the making for more than a year with both parties now delighted to announce the full range of products that will be available from next summer. At

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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

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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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