The 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship kicked off at Brands Hatch today (7 April) as Josh Cook, Andrew Jordan and Rory Butcher claimed a win apiece on a breathless afternoon of racing.
Adrian Flux Subaru Racing star Ashley Sutton made the best of damp and drizzly conditions at Brands Hatch to claim the opening pole position of the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.
The 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship is primed and ready for the opening event of the season at Brands Hatch next weekend (6/7 April), after the capacity 30-car grid completed a successful test day at the famous Kent venue.
Take a look at the 2019 BTCC race calendar
Jack Goff will replace Mike Bushell in the Team HARD. Racing line-up for the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.
Goff – winner of two races in 2018 – returns to the Kent-based that gave him his BTCC break back in 2013.
Jade Edwards will join the Team HARD. squad for her third season in the Renault UK Clio Cup in 2019 and says podium results are her target.
Jade will team up with fellow ‘fans’ favourite’ Max Coates and newcomer Ethan Hammerton in the Team HARD. line-up.
The 3 Series will return to Britain’s premier motor racing series this year, with BMW confirming it is to bring its best-selling model worldwide back to the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.
A prolific winner virtually from the outset, the story of the BMW 3 Series in the BTCC is a long and distinguished one, yielding five Drivers’ titles and two Manufacturers’ crowns between 1988 and 2009, from Frank Sytner’s success with the M3 to Colin Turkington’s triumph with the 320Si E90.
In-between, there were back-to-back championships for Will Hoy (1991), Tim Harvey (1992) and Joachim Winkelhock(1993).