Worcestershire’s British Touring Car star Rob Austin will team up on track with his father Richard in a bid to win one of historic touring car racing’s most prestigious pieces of silverware – the Gerry Marshall Trophy – at the world-famous Goodwood circuit in West Sussex next March.
Rob and Richard, both from Evesham, will share their period-liveried Faberge Brut 33 Ford Capri in the 45-minutes, two-driver event during glorious Goodwood’s 73rd Members Meeting weekend (Sat 21/Sun 22) March.
Simon Belcher will return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship for a second season in 2015 after this morning, Friday, 14th November, confirming he will continue in the UK’s premier motor racing category with Handy Motorsport at the wheel of the team’s Toyota Avensis.
Alex Martin will contest the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), driving a Motorbase Performance NGTC Ford Focus ST under the Dextra Racing banner.
Dorset-based Martin makes the move into tin-top racing following three successful years competing in the Ferrari Challenge Europe championship, which culminated in him securing two race wins and five podiums during the 2014 season. Martin is relishing a return to the BTCC paddock and his debut in the UK’s premier race series having previously raced on the TOCA support package in the Porsche Carrera Cup.
AmDTuning.com has agreed terms with newly-crowned Renault Clio Cup champion Mike Bushell to spearhead its challenge on the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
You may remember a little incident involving BTCC Champion Colin Turkington and his toaster that we brought to you in a snippet of our upcoming season review show.
Well, it looks like the eBay Motors driver has made it a priority to find a replacement bread-burning machine, so he can continue to enjoy breakfast with a slice of charcoal in the off season.
Handy Motorsport owner and driver Simon Belcher says his team's licence to race in the BTCC is not for sale, despite approaches from rivals over the last few months.
The Swindon-based racer says he fully intends to be back on the grid in 2015, and aims to consolidate his results this season.
Laser Tools Racing has confirmed that after testing at Donington Park yesterday the team will be running a Mercedes-Benz A-Class for the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season.
The move to a Mercedes has been initiated by the strong ties forged over the latter half of the 2014 season with Ciceley Motorsport and their race-preparation and engineering assistance on the team’s Chevrolet Cruze.
Newly crowned Courier Connections Renault UK Clio Cup Champion Mike Bushell will join leading Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship squad Airwaves Racing at Snetterton in Norfolk next week, as part of his prize for winning the coveted BTCC feeder series title.