Watch BTCC 2017 live on ITV

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ITV's coverage of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship continues this season, and we've just extended our contract to show Britain's best racing until the end of 2021.

There will be live coverage of all ten race days on ITV4 and in high definition on ITV4 HD, as well as a live simulcast on itv.com, where you can also see live timing of every race weekend, extra interviews and features.

If you miss anything, there's 90 minutes of highlights shown the following Saturday afternoon, which is also available on demand for 28 days on the ITV Hub.

BMW returns to BTCC as works team

A further chapter in BMW’s illustrious history in touring car racing unfolds today as BMW UK, in partnership with West SurreyRacing (WSR), announced a three-car team that will again bid for victory of the2017 British Touring Car Championship.

The announcement of TEAM BMW was a landmark occasion,marking BMW’s return to the country’s best-watched motor race series as aManufacturer Team. It’s 21 years since the marque last contested the series in this manner, when BMW Team Schnitzer fielded a trio of BMW 320i cars.

Cook signs for Maximum Motorsport

Maximum Motorsport has announced Josh Cook as the driver of its Ford Focus ST for the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Team Principal, Stewart Lines, sustained injuries after falling from a mountain bike in January, leaving him immobile with muscle and ligament damage. On review of his situation, Lines seized the opportunity to sign Cook for the coming campaign.

Sutton chosen for 2017 BRDC Superstars

Subaru driver Ashley Sutton has been chosen as one of the BRDC Superstars, the elite programme run by the Silverstone owners to promote British racing talent.

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The British Racing Drivers' Club founded the programme in 2008 under the auspices of then President Damon Hill and programme director Tim Harvey.

Over 60 drivers have since benefited from the guidance the BRDC SuperStars scheme has to offer.