Boardman back to BTCC

Former Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship race winner Tom Boardman is to return to the series this season, after signing for the AMD Tuning MG team.

Boardman takes the chequered flag at Knockhill in 2011

The Lancashire racer is the first driver to be confirmed at the wheel ofone of the West Thurrock-based team’s new MG6 GTs as he makes his return to the series for the first time since 2011.

Team Parker switches to BMW for 2018

Team Parker Racing has today unveiled its 2018 Dunlop MSABritish Touring Car Championship challenger, as it switches to a newly-acquired BMW 125i M Sport for the forthcoming campaign.

The outfit also announced that Stephen Jelley would be behind the wheel once again, as the team doubles down on a push towards the podium in the UK's biggest championship.

Porsche champ Cammish joins Honda for 2018

Halfords Yuasa Racing has recruited two-time Porsche Carrera Cup GB Champion Dan Cammish to pilot its second Honda Civic Type R alongside Matt Neal in the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Cammish arrives at the team with a fine pedigree in the sport and several seasons on the BTCC support package under his belt.

The Yorkshireman was the architect of an astonishing campaign in British Formula Ford in 2013 – winning all 24 races he entered to wrap the title up with two meetings to go – before clinching back-to-back crowns in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB in 2015 and 2016.

Smith completes Eurotech BTCC line-up

Eurotech Racing has today confirmed that Brett Smith will complete their driver line-up for the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

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Brett, son of Eurotech driver and Team Principal Jeff Smith, Completed half-a-season with the team last year having come into the fold to replace his father, who was sidelined by injuries sustained from his accident at Croft.

Nash makes return to BTCC

James Nash is set for a Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship return in 2018 as BTC Norlin Racing today announced that he would be taking up a spot in the outfit's second Honda Civic Type R.

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Team Principal Bert Taylor confirmed this morning that Nash will join Chris Smiley in Norlin's second new Civic: “We are really excited about our prospects in the 2018 season and now have two young drivers and cars that are capable of challenging for podium places at each round," said Taylor.

Epps steps down to Clio Cup

Michael Epps, who last year raced in the British Touring Car Championship, will this season compete instead in the Renault UK Clio Cup for new team Matrix Motorsport.

Epps’s announcement means Matrix will field four cars in its debut Clio Cup season with Aaron Thompson, Andy Wilmott (who has also previously contested the BTCC) and team boss Jeff Alden also among the driver line-up.