Muller wins WTCC race 1 for Citroen, whilst Loeb charges to second from last!

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Fancy meeting you here! Muller and Loeb congratulate each other on the podium as Tarquini looks on.

Yvan Muller took his first win for Citroën after dominating WTCC Race 1 at the Paul Ricard Circuit in France today. The reigning champion, who had inherited pole position after technical scrutineering yesterday, did not have the best of starts but took the lead in lap 3 after passing Michelisz and Tarquini and flew away to the chequered flag. Sébastien... [Read more...]

Citroen stripped of 1st and 2nd qualifying positions as WTCC visits France!

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Loeb had qualified on pole but now has plenty of work to do as he starts from the back.

Sébastien Loeb and José María López have sensationally been stripped of their first and second qualifying positions after the technical checks. During the post-qualifying checks, the FIA Technical Delegate tested the automatic fuel cut-off system on all the five cars that took part in Q3. This test failed on the Citroën C-Elysée cars of Loeb and... [Read more...]

Turkington Returns to BTCC Grid

January 25, 2013 by Tony Gregory  

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"I’m really excited to be back in the BTCC with eBay Motors for the 2013 season..."

Portadown’s Colin Turkington this week announced that he will be rejoining the grid for the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) the UK’s Premier motor racing Championship. The 2009 BTCC Champion joins eBay Motors and will be partnered by Rob Collard and Nick Foster in West Surrey Racing’s new NGTC specification BMW 125i M Sport... [Read more...]

Turkington Returns to WTCC

October 31, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

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Portadown’s ex BTCC Champion Colin Turkington will be returning to the penultimate round of 2012 WTCC next weekend and driving for Team Aviva-Cofco

Portadown’s ex BTCC Champion Colin Turkington will be returning to the penultimate round of 2012 WTCC next weekend and driving for Team Aviva-Cofco, in a one-off appearance at the Shanghai event. Turkington will be at the wheel of a Chevrolet Cruze run by West Surrey Racing (WSR) the same team that run Colin’s championship winning BMW in 2009 Colin... [Read more...]

60 seconds with Emmet O’Brien

June 27, 2012 by Leo  

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Emmet driving his Ferrari 458 in the Blancpain series. Photo: Emmet O'Brien

Name: Emmet O’Brien Age: 13 (the other way around!) Occupation: Racing Driver and Business owner Road Car: Nissan Cube! Race of My life: Monza 06 (WTCC) & Estoril 06 (ETCC) Best race car: Ferrari 458 GT3 Dream race car: Aussie V8 Supercar Dream Road Car: BMW 1 Series M Twin Turbo Other Interests: Business, Mobile/Online Technology, Fitness,... [Read more...]