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The 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship fires into life at Brands Hatch next weekend (1-2 April) with the most successful grid in its history, as an extraordinary 16 race-winners and a host of challengers get set to battle for the most coveted prize in British motor sport. Read More »

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is speeding into 2017 with its most successful grid in history, as an extraordinary 16 race-winners and a whole host of eager challengers prepare to go head-to-head for the most coveted crown in UK motor sport.

For the second year in succession, a capacity 32-strong grid has been unveiled during today’s (16 March) annual Season Launch at Donington Park. Read More »

Subaru and BMR Racing are delighted to announce that Josh Price will drive the fourth Subaru Levorg with the BMR Racing Academy in the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

After an outstanding season in the Renault UK Clio Cup Championship last year, Josh has been supported by the BMR Academy which is the stepping stone system created by BMR to assist drivers in the transition from Clio’s to the BTCC. Read More »

– Returning as a Manufacturer Team after 21 years.
– Marking ten years relationship with West Surrey Racing.
– Welcoming back 2014 BTCC Champion, Colin Turkington.
– Celebrating signing of multiple BTCC Independent Drivers Champion, Andrew Jordan.
– Renewing seven year WSR deal with Series’ favourite, Rob Collard.
– The Series commences at the opening rounds at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit on 1-2 April 2017.

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ash-suttonIt has been announced this morning Team BMR’s Ash Sutton will join the BRDC Superstars roster in 2017 as the young drivers’ programme enters its 10th anniversary year.

The British Racing Drivers Club founded the scheme under the watchful eye of none other than President Damon Hill OBE along with the programme director and ITV commentator Tim Harvey.  Alexander Simms will also remain on board as a BRDC Ambassador alongside his factory BMW drive. Read More »

bmr-suttonTeam BMR and Subaru are pleased to announce that race-winning young gun Ash Sutton will drive alongside Jason Plato and James Cole for the forthcoming season of the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Ash, 23 from Hertfordshire, comes to Team BMR from Triple Eight Racing with a year’s BTCC experience after finishing the top rookie in 2016.  Right from the outset Ash made his mark on the championship with an impressive 4th place finish on his BTCC debut at Brands Hatch back in April last year and his success continued throughout the season leading to his maiden win in a very wet race three at Croft. Read More »

Team BMR can today confirm that the team has parted company with Colin Turkington after mutually agreeing to end the contract.

Colin has had two successful seasons with Team BMR in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship and in 2015, his maiden year with the team, he played a huge part in putting BMR on the map with his massive contribution in assisting us in claiming our first ever Teams Championship title along with his fifth Independents Championship crown. Read More »

rimstock-autosport17a– Gordon Shedden, 2015 & 2016 British Touring Car Champion, with team mate and former BTCC Champion, Matt Neal, signing autographs on Rimstock Motorsport stand (Stand 2640, Hall 20)
– Honda Yuasa 2017 Civic Type R new livery design unveiled at 10am, Thursday 12 January 2017
– BTCC Honda Yuasa 2017 Car & Goodwood Festival Of Speed Hillclimb Championship Car – Gobstopper II – also on Rimstock Motorsport display
– Rimstock Motorsport Stand 2640, Hall 20  – follow @RimstockWheels Read More »

– Showcase of five decades of Rallycross set to be a highlight in the 2017 Live Action Arena
– A host of Rallycross drivers and racers from throughout the sport’s history to attend
– Renowned stunt driver Terry Grant to thrill crowds with combined performance with Lee Bowers
– BTCC icons to go head-to-head in an exhilarating Time Trial
– Championship-winning Vantage GTE to be driven by Aston Martin Racing driver Darren Turner
– For tickets and further information about Autosport International, which runs from 12th to 15th January*, please visit http://www.autosportinternational.com

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pcs-rs500s16a– Join the Sierra Cosworth RS500 anniversary celebrations at the Performance Car Show in January with an incredible display of cars
– Thirty years since the homologation-special RS500 launched in the UK
– First group of display cars confirmed including the Shell-liveried RS500 (chassis DJR1) and the 1988 BTCC Championship-winning car driven by Andy Rouse
– First-ever RS500 to compete in DTM (Manuel Reuter’s 1987 and 1988 Championship machine) plus Laurence Bristow’s 1988 BTCC race car
– More show-stopping fast Fords from the RS500 Owners Forum and Community (www.RS500owners.com) expected to grace the show
– Get your tickets at http://www.performancecarshow.com today Read More »