June 9, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Turkington leads the pack in the eBay Motors BMW
Colin Turkington has reached the summit of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship for the first time since his 2009 title success, claiming a dominant double victory at Oulton Park today (8 June). The 32-year-old dictated proceedings from the outset, securing pole position in a damp qualifying session on Saturday ahead of MG KX Clubcard Fuel... [Read more...]
May 4, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Turkington felt his win was retribution for the last corner antics at Donington which cost him a race three win last time out!
Colin Turkington took the win in the final race at Thruxton after surging from fifth to first on the opening lap. The Ulsterman led home both Airwaves Racing cars of Mat Jackson and Fabrizio Giovanardi, ending an impressive day for the Wrotham-based squad. The truncated race included two safety car period when two cars went off at the high speed Church... [Read more...]
May 4, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Championship contender Turkington was disappointed to miss a top ten slot, eventually qualifying 13th.
Pirtek Racing’s Andrew Jordan has broken the BTCC’s longest standing qualifying lap record on his way to securing pole position at Thruxton earlier today (3 May). Frenchman Yvan Muller had previously set the fastest lap round the high speed 2.36 mile circuit way back in 2002, but reigning champion Jordan blitzed that benchmark after dominating... [Read more...]
April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty
The MG duo lead the fast starting Turkington with Smith already under attack in fifth.
Jason Plato took a lights-to-flag victory in race one at Donington Park after fending off race long pressure from his MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save team-mate Sam Tordoff. Reigning champion Andrew Jordan battled from seventh on the grid to claim the final place on the podium. Plato made a solid getaway and defended into Redgate from the fast-starting BMW... [Read more...]
April 3, 2014 by P1 Digital
Despite a few setbacks, Smith remains confident heading to Donington. Photo from Network Images.
Despite the results sheets showing a different outlook, Árón Smith left the opening round of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship full of confidence in his new car and praise for his new team, BMR. Saturday’s free practice sessions showed early signs that Warren Scott’s team, under the Engineering guidance of Geoff Kingston, had... [Read more...]
March 27, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Horizon Watches are Aron Smiths latest partner for his 2014 campaign.
As the excitement builds ahead of the opening weekend in the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, Árón Smith is delighted to welcome his newest partner for the 2014 season, Horizon Watches. Launched in 2012 by five sports keen brothers from Scotland, Horizon Watches wanted to achieve something a little different with their products that... [Read more...]
March 26, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Aron and his BMR Passat CC- can this combination spring a few surprises in 2014?
Well, we’ll all be stuck to ITV4 this weekend as the 2014 BTCC series kicks off at Brands Hatch. The big news, at least for Irish fans, is that Aron Smith has made some pretty comprehensive changes for this season. Having left Motorbase after two successful seasons, Aron has teamed up with Team BMR for 2014. Team Who? Exactly! Team BMR joined... [Read more...]
March 19, 2014 by P1 Digital
Árón Smith with his new Chrome Edition Restart Racing Volkswagen Passat CC.
Team BMR who will be racing in 2014 as Chrome Edition Restart Racing and Árón Smith launched their 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship campaign at the official Media Day yesterday in Donington Park. Unveiling the team’s striking new chrome livery for 2014 featuring their new title partner Chrome Edition, an all new range of top quality... [Read more...]
March 7, 2014 by P1 Digital
Smith will get to drive his 2014 Passat during a three day test next week.
Having announced his return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship for 2014 with Team BMR alongside team owner Warren Scott and returning two time BTCC champion Alain Menu, Árón Smith is delighted to welcome the UK and Ireland’s leading online e-Tailer in Car Parts & Accessories, MicksGarage.com as his newest partner for the 2014... [Read more...]
January 27, 2014 by P1 Digital
Árón Smith joins team owner Warren Scott and Double BTCC Champion Alain Menu at Team BMR for 2014
Árón Smith is set to begin a new chapter in his British Touring Car Championship career making the move to Team BMR for the 2014 season. Run by newcomer to the championship in 2013 Warren Scott, Smith will be joined by Double British Touring Car Champion Alain Menu for the team’s first full season running more than one car in the championship. Team... [Read more...]