Plato hits back, Turkington extends series lead & Smith wins again in BTCC!

August 4, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Former team mate Jackson pushed hard but Smith was not to be rattled en route to his second BTCC win of 2014.

Jason Plato scored a fantastic double victory at Snetterton to reignite his 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship challenge while eBay Motors’ Colin Turkington extended his advantage over Gordon Shedden at the top of the standings and Ireland’s Aron Smith added to his tally of BTCC wins.A dramatic weekend of action kicked off when... [Read more...]

Snetterton set for BTCC summer showdown this weekend!

July 30, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Can Irish Drivers Aron Smith (above) and series leader Colin Turkington add to their 2014 BTCC wins this weekend?! Image from Network Images

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship soars into speedy Snetterton next weekend (2/3 August) as the second half of its season kicks off in the height of summer. The series is currently in the midst of its mid-season break, but Norfolk will soon be treated to a spell binding sight of 31 ultra-quick touring cars piloted by some of the world’s... [Read more...]

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

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...]

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

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...]

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

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...]

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

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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  

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  

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  

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  

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...]

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