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.

Morgan commits to Cicely for 2018

Ciceley Motorsport has today announced that longstanding driver Adam Morgan will be returning for the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

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Offers were on the table for Morgan to move team and championship during the winter break but the Lancashireman made his intentions clear, preferring to stay put, with he and Ciceley eyeing a championship challenge this season.

Shedden moves on after 12 years in BTCC

Three-time British Touring Car Champion Gordon Shedden has announced he won't return to the championship in 2018, ending a run that began in 2006.

Gordon Shedden won his third BTCC title in 2016

The Scottish driver, affectionately known as Flash, has taken 48 race victories on the way to the drivers' championship in 2012, 2015 and 2016.

AmD Tuning takes over running of BTCC MGs

The AmDTuning.com 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.