Irish Eyes are Smiling at Oulton as Turkington and Smith share wins!

June 9, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

Turkington continues title charge with impressive race three win whilst Smith charges to seventh.

May 4, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

Jordan speeds to Thruxton pole as Turkington & Smith hit trouble.

May 4, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

Shedden snatches victory from Turkington at the last corner in BTCC thriller!

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Race three at Donington was not only the Civic Tourer's debut win, it was also the first ever BTCC win for an estate car!

Gordon Shedden took a sensational victory in the final race of the weekend at Donington Park after passing the BMW of Colin Turkington at the final corner of the contest. The Scotsman initially made steady progress from fourth on the grid as he slotted behind Turkington and an eye catching battle between old adversaries Jason Plato and Matt Neal. That... [Read more...]

Plato holds off Tordoff for an MG 1-2 in BTCC Race 1 at Donington!

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

Double delight for Jordan before Turkington opens his account

March 31, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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Colin Turkington drove superbly all weekend to end up third in the standings, 4 points off leader Jordan

Pirtek Racing’s Andrew Jordan enjoyed a stellar start to his title defence after scoring lights-to-flag victories in the opening two rounds of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch. The reigning champion didn’t have it all his own way, however, as the eBay Motors BMW of Colin Turkington took the honours in the final... [Read more...]

Turkington Dominates BTCC at Croft!

June 26, 2013 by BTCC  

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Former Champion Turkington dominated at Croft- and came within an ace of a hat trick with a late race charge in race 3!

Colin Turkington scored a fantastic double victory for eBay Motors at Croft before narrowly missing out on a memorable treble as he finished behind the Honda Civic of championship leader Matt Neal in race three. BMW racer Turkington was the star of the show all weekend, having secured a last gasp pole position in qualifying and a dominant lights-to-flag... [Read more...]

BTCC Donington- with Marc Quinlivan

May 4, 2013 by Marc Quinlivan  

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TOCA visited Donington and Marc was there to capture all the action!

The British Touring Car Championship has been running, in one form or another, since 1958 and is now the UK’s biggest motor racing championship. Those of us old enough to remember the series when it was in its heyday in the late 1980s and early 1990s will remember names like John Cleland, Will Hoy, Frank Biela, Rickard Rydell, Alain Menu, Tim Harvey... [Read more...]

Thirty-two cars confirmed for this year’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

March 21, 2013 by Simon Melluish  

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Motorsport.ie Blogger Aron Smith with Colin Turkington and their 2013 BTCC Rivals

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) has today (Thursday 21 March) announced both a record – and capacity – 32-car entry list for the upcoming 2013 season. An incredible 13 models from 11 different marques are entered, including both Honda and MG as official Manufacturer teams. In total this amounts to the biggest BTCC season entry... [Read more...]

Breezemount Motorsport: Pre Season Test Miles

March 4, 2013 by Stuart Parker  

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eBay Motors BTCC driver Colin Turkington with Kirkistown's Richard Young and Breezemount boss Philip Shields

Testing is well underway now that the first buds of spring are showing on the verges of Ards peninsula on route to Kirkistown racing circuit. It’s not a case of just hitting the tarmac, we have a scheduled testing program laid out determined by our objectives for the year, which for us is a concentrated learning curve with the front wheel drive Seat... [Read more...]

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