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.

BTCC veteran Plato returns in bid for century

Jason Plato will return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this season, attempting to be the first driver in history to win 100 races.

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Plato, who made his debut in 1997, currently has 96 victories to his name, just four short of his Century. The 50 year old also has two drivers' championship titles to his name, the most recent in 2010.

Oliphant joins BTCC grid as Cicely expands to two cars

Ciceley Motorsport has today announced that it is to expand its line-up, with Tom Oliphant signing a deal to join the team for an assault on the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Oliphant wil partner Adam Morgan at Cicely Motorsport.

Leamington Spa-based Oliphant has been racing on the BTCC support package for the last four seasons. The 27-year-old sensationally won the Ginetta GT4 SuperCup in a record-breaking 2015 season before moving to the Porsche Carrera Cup GB, in which he scored six podium results and finished in the top four in the title race in both 2016 and 2017.