AmD Tuning takes over running of BTCC MGs

The team is to run two MG6s in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this season, having acquired the cars previously run by 888

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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.

Mat Jackson stays at Team Shredded Wheat with Gallagher

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 announces iconic RS return to the BTCC

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.

BTCC champion Sutton returns for second Subaru season

Reigning Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Champion Ash Sutton will return to defend his crown this season, staying with the BMR Subaru team.

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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.

Goff retained by Eurotech

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.

Smiley returns to Norlin, but Newsham retires

After the news that the outfit would switch to Honda for the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, BTC Norlin Racing has today announced that Chris Smiley will once again race for the team throughout the coming campaign.

The Northern Irishman returns for a third consecutive campaign in Britain’s premier motor sport championship and he is keen to jump into proven title-winning machinery in the Civic Type R come Season Launch in March.