Rob Austin teams up with Dad for Goodwood challenge

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.

Martin joins Motorbase for 2015

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.

Laser Tools Racing switches to Mercedes for 2015

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.

Aiden Moffat raced a Chevrolet Cruze in 2014

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.