Jackson joins Team Shredded Wheat alongside Chilton

Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher has today confirmed that Tom Chilton and Ollie Jackson will champion its two-car challenge on the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship title.

Unveiling the new-look driver line-up on the official BTCC stand at the Autosport International show this morning (January 10th), Team Principal David Bartrum welcomed Motorbase-returnee Ollie Jackson back to the squad, alongside Chilton, who finished 3rd in the Championship standings with the Kent-based outfit in 2018.

MINI Challenge to join BTCC support package from 2020

The MINI Challenge will form an integral part of Britain’s biggest race weekends when it joins the British Touring Car Championship support bill full-time from the 2020 season onwards, further cementing the Challenge’s status as one of the county’s leading tin-top contests.

Former BTCC driver Ant Whorton-Eales won the Mini Challenge in 2018

Credit: Mini Challenge

It will replace the Renault Clio Cup, which comes to a close in 2019, with the end of the life cycle of the current Clio race cars.

Turkington to defend BTCC title with BMW

Colin Turkington and Team BMW will return to the BritishTouring Car Championship this year to defend the titles won in 2018.

Credit: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Turkington recorded his third BTCC crown with WSR-runTeam BMW in 2018, scoring 10 podiums – more than any other driver – and finishing inside the top five on 15 occasions at the wheel of his BMW 125i M Sport.

Butcher and Tordoff to race AmD Honda Civics

The Cobra Sport AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team will go into its tenth season in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship fully focused on challenging for top honours after confirming its driver line-up for the 2019 campaign.

The West Thurrock-based team will field a pair of race-winning Honda Civic Type Rs in the UK’s leading series next year and will head into the new season in better shape than ever before after concluding deals with two of the leading drivers on the grid.