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Bushell back on track after Thruxton crash

The AmDTuning.com team will return to action in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this weekend at Oulton Park after a monumental effort saw its Ford Focus repaired in time for the fourth meeting of the season.

Round three at Thruxton last month ended in disaster for the West Thurrock-based team after a huge accident in qualifying caused extensive damage to the car, with driver Mike Bushell lucky to escape with nothing more than severe ligament damage.

Bushell released from hospital

AMDTuning.com driver Mike Bushell has been released from hospital following his crash in yesterday afternoon's Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship qualifying session.

Bushell had been taken to Southampton General Hospital with a suspected broken femur, but doctors diagnosed ligament damage and discharged him on Saturday evening.

Hamilton to join British Touring Car grid

Nicolas Hamilton, brother of F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton, will race in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this season.

Nick Hamilton (right), with his father and brother, after racing in the Clio Cup.

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The 22-year-old, who was born with cerebral palsy, has previously raced in the Clio Cup in 2011 and 2012, and in the European Touring Car Cup. He'll make his BTCC debut driving an Audi A3 for Shaun Hollamby's AMD Tuning team.

BTCC test for Clio Cup champion

This year’s Renault UK Clio Cup Champion will again be rewarded with an exclusive test with top British Touring Car Championship team Motorbase, courtesy of tyre supplier Dunlop.

Mike Bushell won the Clio Cup this season

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2014 Champion Mike Bushell benefited hugely from a day spent behind the wheel of Motorbase’s Ford Focus and was also able to work with Dunlop’s technicians to learn about its BTCC race tyre, the Sport Maxx. He will now be on the grid when the new BTCC season starts at Brands Hatch in early April.

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Clio champion Bushell to get BTCC test

Newly crowned Courier Connections Renault UK Clio Cup Champion Mike Bushell will join leading Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship squad Airwaves Racing at Snetterton in Norfolk next week, as part of his prize for winning the coveted BTCC feeder series title.

Mike Bushell won the Clio Cup this season

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