Two Hyundai i30s will join the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship, with Excelr8 Motorsport. It is the first time vehicles from the Korean manufacturer will have been entered into the series.
The Suffolk-based independent team is currently building the i30 Fastback N cars, and hopes to have both finished by February, allowing time for testing before the 2020 season gets underway on March 28th.
Jade Edwards got her first taste of the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship today, setting an impressive pace in the Motorbase Performance Ford Focus RS during an exclusive test day at Snetterton circuit.
The current Clio Cup driver caught the eye of team owner, David Bartrum, at the start of 2019 who offered her the opportunity to join the Kent-based team on an exclusive test day as a reward for her hard-working ethic and professionalism.
Team BMW’s Colin Turkington was crowned a record-equalling four-time BTCC champion in the most dramatic of circumstances after an unforgettable finale at Brands Hatch.
Team BMW’s Colin Turkington crushed his title rivals during qualifying at Brands Hatch for Round 28 of the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship, as the standings leader secured a commanding third pole position of the season and the 20th of his illustrious career.
The wet conditions, which intensified throughout the 30 minutes of running, provided high-class entertainment for the fans but the ultimate challenge for the drivers around the legendary Grand Prix circuit.
Today, Goodyear announces a return to UK motorsport and will become the new sole tyre supplier to the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) from 2020.
The decision comes with a view to enhancing Goodyear’s brand within the motorsport and ultra-ultra-high-performance (UUHP) segments. 2019 witnessed Goodyear’s return to these segments with the launch of its Eagle F1 SuperSport range of road tyres and successful return to European and International sportscar racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
The next BTCC live qualifying event will be available here.
The pendulum swung one way and then another in the race for the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship, as BMW’s Colin Turkington and Andrew Jordan both found trouble on a dramatic day of racing at Knockhill.
Rounds 19, 20 and 21 of the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship went the way of three different Hondas on a day of thrilling action at Thruxton.