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Brands Hatch opener to raise curtain on #BTCC 60th anniversary season

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship’s 60th anniversary campaign is set to spark into life next weekend (7/8 April) at Brands Hatch, with arguably the most decorated line-up in its history, as an unparalleled 17 race-winners, and five champions, prepare themselves to battle for the most coveted prize in British motorsport. A capacity grid, comprising 32 of the very best in

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Team BMW reveal 2018 #BTCC livery

Team BMW today present the colours in which Colin Turkington and Rob Collard will contest the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. The pair of BMW 125i M Sports, with which the WSR-run team won both the Manufacturers’ and Teams’ titles in 2017, will appear on-track for the first time in the new livery today (Wednesday) at Brands Hatch for pre-season

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Turkington Stays with Team BMW for 2018 #BTCC

Team BMW will defend the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car ChampionshipTeams’ and Manufacturers’ titles with an unchanged driver line-up of Colin Turkington and Rob Collard in 2018. The WSR-run team enjoyed a superb 2017 season as Colin and Rob claimed 20 podium finishes in their BMW 125i M Sports and finished second and fifth in the Drivers’ Championship. Colin, from Portadown,

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Turkington outqualifies #BTCC title rivals at Silverstone

Colin Turkington outqualified his Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship rivals in a closely-fought session at Silverstone on Saturday. The Team BMW driver who lies second in the Drivers’ Championship, entered the session carrying 66kg success ballast, making his WSR-run BMW125i M Sport one of the heaviest cars in the field. The Northern Irishman qualified eighth, working with team-mate Rob Collard

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Title race gathers pace as #BTCC Heads For @RockinghamUK

It’s all-change at the top of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship heading into Rockingham (26-27 August) for Rounds 22, 23 and 24 of the 2017 campaign, with Team BMW’s double champion Colin Turkington holding prime position atop the Drivers’ standings with three events to go. The trip to Northamptonshire is often a pivotal one as drivers fight to stamp their

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Perfect qualifying strategy pays off for Turkington and Collard at #BTCC Knockhill

Colin Turkington and Rob Collard have locked out the second row of the grid at Knockhill, making the most out of the tricky weather conditions in qualifying. The two drivers put their BMW 125i M Sports third and fourth after stunning laps at the end of a complicated wet-to-dry qualifying session. 35-year-old Turkington was third fastest, despite carrying 66kg of

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Turkington & Team BMW continue #BTCC title push in Scotland

Team BMW head to Knockhill this weekend aiming to continue their challenge for the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Drivers Colin Turkington and Rob Collard hold second and third positions in the Drivers’ standings and are both within four points of the series leader heading into Scotland’s only BTCC event of the year. With WSR-run Team BMW leading the

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Ash Sutton stars with memorable #BTCC Snetterton double

Adrian Flux Subaru Racing star Ash Sutton secured a memorable double BTCC victory at Snetterton on Sunday (30 July), before Gordon Shedden fought back with a victory of his own in the final encounter. Two imperious drives from Sutton included a fight from third on the grid to win the opener, whilst his second success was a dominant lights-to-flag performance. The first

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#BTCC speeds into Snetterton after mid-season break

The 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship returns to action this weekend (29/30 July), as the series speeds into Snetterton following its traditional mid-season break. Five events down, with five to go, and Britain’s premier motor sport showcase remains as unpredictable as ever. Nine different drivers have already won races over the first half of the campaign, with a total of 14

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