Jeff Smith

Simpson parts company with Eurotech

Eurotech Racing has announced that is no longer to run the Simpson Racing Honda Civic Type R of Matt Simpson with immediate effect following the Rockingham rounds on Sunday 12th August.

Credit: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Since joining Eurotech at the start of the 2018 season Simpson has shown huge improvement with a string of top ten finishes, highlighted by a stunning pole position that was converted to a win at Oulton Park, subsequently topped with a podium in race three at Rockingham.

Smith completes Eurotech BTCC line-up

Eurotech Racing has today confirmed that Brett Smith will complete their driver line-up for the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Credit: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Brett, son of Eurotech driver and Team Principal Jeff Smith, Completed half-a-season with the team last year having come into the fold to replace his father, who was sidelined by injuries sustained from his accident at Croft.

Smith replaces Smith at Eurotech

Eurotech Racing has confirmed that Brett Smith, son of regular driver and Team Principal Jeff, will take over driving duties in the team’s Honda Civic Type R for the remainder of the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Credit: Marc Waller

The severity of Jeff’s injuries sustained during the qualifying crash at Croft Circuit earlier this month have unfortunately ruled out the experienced racer for at least the rest of this campaign.

Medical update following qualifyng crash

Following the multi-car accident during qualifying for Round 13 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Croft, three drivers were taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough for further treatment.

The following statement was released this morning:

Aron Taylor-Smith suffered a fracture to his left leg and concussion. He was closely monitored in hospital and was released late last night.

Luke Davenport is currently in intensive care in an induced coma, and is in a serious but stable condition, with multiple chest injuries, lung damage, broken right leg, broken pelvis, broken right arm and concussion.

Jeff Smith is in a serious but stable condition, with multiple chest injuries, extensive shoulder injuries, broken left arm and concussion.

All of the above injuries, whilst very serious, are not immediately life threatening.

We would like to thank the BTCC Medical Team, marshals, Croft Circuit staff, Air Ambulance crews and all staff at James Cook Hospital.


Smith on top in Thruxton BTCC test

Eurotech Racing’s Jeff Smith lapped fastest in this afternoon’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship test session from Thruxton, completing a double on the day after his timesheet topper set during this morning’s running.

Credit: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Smith was joined by three more Honda Civic Type Rs in the top four in Gordon Shedden, Jack Goff and Matt Neal. That quartet also lapped well inside Tom Ingram’s qualifying lap record set last year around the Hampshire circuit.

  • Jeff Smith