Driver profile: Josh Cook

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Learn more about BTCC rookie Josh Cook with our driver profile:

  • 23 year old Josh lives in Bath, and has a degree in Motor Sport Engineering from the University of Bath
  • He started karting at the age of ten, and won the NKRA national title in 2001
  • His circuit racing debut came in the Sax Max Championship at the age of 14. He raced in Sax Max for three seasons, with a best finish of third in the championship in 2008
  • After a year away from racing in 2009, he made his debut in the Clio Cup in 2010, entering six rounds and claiming his first podium finish.
  • His first full season of Clios was 2012, winning two races, with two further podium finishes. He was crowned rookie champion that season.
  • He consolidated that success in 2013, finishing fifth overall, and adding another win and four more podium finishes to his tally
  • Last season he was runner-up in the Clio Cup , with six race victories.
  • Josh has been selected for the BRDC's Rising Star scheme.

Ingram returns with Speedworks

Speedworks Motorsport is heading into the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship confident about its chances of springing a surprise, after re-signing last year’s leading rookie Tom Ingram for a second consecutive campaign behind the wheel of its heavily revised Toyota Avensis.

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Speedworks enters its fifth season in the BTCC, determined to finally claim its long-awaited breakthrough podium finish, after edging consistently closer to the front of the field.

Goff joins Jordan at MG

Reigning constructor/manufacturer champions, Triple Eight Racing, have signed BRDC SuperStar Jack Goff to a one-year race deal to compete alongside 2013 BTCC Champion Andrew Jordan in the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) in a second works-supported MG6.

The Briton, 23, made his series debut in 2013 after clinching the 2012 Clio Cup UK crown and has steadily progressed taking ten top-10 finishes throughout 2014, after the tail end of his debut season showed promise with a maiden BTCC podium in the final race of the year.

BTCC test for Clio Cup champion

This year’s Renault UK Clio Cup Champion will again be rewarded with an exclusive test with top British Touring Car Championship team Motorbase, courtesy of tyre supplier Dunlop.

Mike Bushell won the Clio Cup this season

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2014 Champion Mike Bushell benefited hugely from a day spent behind the wheel of Motorbase’s Ford Focus and was also able to work with Dunlop’s technicians to learn about its BTCC race tyre, the Sport Maxx. He will now be on the grid when the new BTCC season starts at Brands Hatch in early April.