Boardman back to BTCC

Former Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship race winner Tom Boardman is to return to the series this season, after signing for the AMD Tuning MG team.

Boardman takes the chequered flag at Knockhill in 2011

The Lancashire racer is the first driver to be confirmed at the wheel ofone of the West Thurrock-based team’s new MG6 GTs as he makes his return to the series for the first time since 2011.

AMD announces Jackson and Smelt as 2018 BTCC driver pairing

The with Cobra Exhausts has signed young rookie Sam Smelt to pilot one of its Audi S3s in the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, while retaining Ollie Jackson as second driver.

Sam Smelt (right) with AmDTuning team principal Shaun Hollamby

Smelt is only in his second season of car racing, and in 2017 did half a season in the VW Racing Cup, followed by half a season in the FIA Formula 4 British championship which supports the BTCC.