Three-time British Touring Car Champion Gordon Shedden has announced he won't return to the championship in 2018, ending a run that began in 2006.
The Scottish driver, affectionately known as Flash, has taken 48 race victories on the way to the drivers' championship in 2012, 2015 and 2016.
The AmDTuning.com team is to run two MG6s in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this season, having acquired the cars previously run by 888
The deal to run the MG - which has been one of the most successful cars of the NGTC era - will see AmD run four cars this year, with Ollie Jackson and rookie Sam Smelt already confirmed in the existing Audi S3s.
Bath-based BTCC ace Josh Cook has signed to compete in the 2018 season of the BTCC on board the PMR designed and built Vauxhall Astra.
After spending his rookie season of the BTCC with Power Maxed Racing (PMR), Cook raced for two other teams in 2016 and 2017 before making a happy return to PMR.
Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher is targeting BTCC glory this season, after re-signing 31-times race winner Mat Jackson to run alongside new team-mate Tom Chilton for its 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship campaign.
Buoyed by a switch to the new Ford Focus RS machinery for the season ahead, the Kent-based outfit is targeting championship title success with a rejuvenated two-car effort and formidable new driver line-up.
Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher unveiled its new charge for the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship today; with the Motorbase-run squad showcasing its in-house designed and built Ford Focus RS at the Autosport International show.
Work on the brand new challenger has taken place during the closed off-season, with the Wrotham-based outfit working closely with technical partners Mountune and Pro Alloy to deliver two completed machines in time for today’s official unveiling.
Reigning Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Champion Ash Sutton will return to defend his crown this season, staying with the BMR Subaru team.
23 year old Ash won the title back in October last year at Brands Hatch after an outstanding year Subaru Levorg Sports Tourer. In only his second year in the series he totalled an impressive six outright wins, and celebrated no fewer than fifteen podium positions during the season.
Team BMW will defend the Dunlop MSA BritishTouring Car Championship Teams’ and Manufacturers’ titles with an unchanged driver line-up of Colin Turkington and Rob Collard in 2018.
The WSR-run team enjoyed a superb 2017season as Colin and Rob claimed 20 podium finishes in their BMW 125i M Sports and finished second and fifth in the drivers’ championship.
Eurotech Racing has announced the retention of Jack Goff for 2018, with the High Wycombe racer set to contest a second consecutive Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship campaign with the outfit.
Eurotech and Goff proved a potent, successful and popular combination throughout the 2017 BTCC season achieving the highest number of pole positions with three, along with seven podiums, four Independents’ victories and one outright win.