Motorbase Performance has ignited an ambitious challenge on the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship confirming Mat Jackson’s return to the squad alongside 2013 champion Andrew Jordan.
West Surrey Racing has confirmed that Rob Collard will race for the team again in 2016, as it launched the new livery of the GardX JCT600 BMW 125i.
It is the seventeenth consecutive year that Collard will have raced in the BTCC, and his fifth with the WSR team. He'll be partnering Sam Tordoff at the Surrey-based team.
Last season Collard finished tenth in the championship standings, with three race wins, and three second places to his name.
Andy Neate is to make a surprise return to the BTCC after a three year hiatus, driving a third works Honda Civic Type R this season.
Neate, who last raced in the BTCC with IPTech Racing in 2013, joins the team alongside Matt Neal and reigning champion Gordon Shedden.
Team HARD has regular points-scoring finishes in its sights this season, after signing former MINI Challenge champion Chris Smiley for the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
Smiley contested the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup in Germany in 2014, before making a one-off appearance in the VAG Trophy with the Kent-based outfit at Oulton Park last October – dominating with a double victory.
Mike Bushell, the Renault UK Clio Cup Champion from 2014, is to make a shock return to the championship in 2016 for the same squad he won the title with two years ago, Team Pyro.
Bushell spent 2015 competing in Britain’s premier motor racing category, the Dunlop British Touring Car Championship.
Rob Austin has this morning has been confirmed as Handy Motorsport’s new driver for the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season.
The Renault UK Clio Cup is today proud to confirm it will continue to race at the Dunlop British Touring Car Championship’s high-profile events through to the end of 2019 at least after signing a new minimum three-year deal with BTCC organiser TOCA.
Team IHG® Rewards Club has announced the signing of talented young driver Jack Goff for this season’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
The proven race-winner has enjoyed a strong start to his relatively short BTCC career so far, with a number of podiums and a maiden victory at Snetterton last season being the outstanding highlights.