Crees joins BTC Racing for second season

Michael Crees will return to the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship in 2020, but with a new car and new team as he switches to a BTC Racing Honda Civic.

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Kent-based Crees fulfilled his lifelong dream of making the BTCC grid last season after a meteoric rise up through the ranks from karting and into the UK’s premier motorsport series in only his third year of competitive racing.

Cicely retain Morgan and Rowbottom for 2020

The 2020 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship will see Ciceley Motorsport field an unchanged driver line-up, as Adam Morgan and Daniel Rowbottom remain with the Lancashire-based team for its upcoming BTCC campaign.

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Morgan, a seven-time race winner in the BTCC, has been with his family-run squad since 2013 and took his maiden victory in the series one year later at Brands Hatch.

Gornall to make BTCC debut with TPC Racing

Former British GT Champion James Gornall is to make his British Touring Car Championship debut this season, joining Bobby Thompson at TPC Racing.

The 35-year-old from Bedford is a former British kart champion, who won the BARC Formula Renault title in his first season racing cars in 2003. Taking a break from full time racing, he studied at Oxford Brookes University where he won the British University karting title two years in a row.

Osborne switches to AmD for 2020

Sam Osborne is switching to the AmD Tuning team for his second season the the British Touring Car Championship, it was announced today.

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Having previously raced in the MINI Challenge and the Renault Clio Cup UK, Sam made his touring car debut in last year after securing a late deal to join Excelr8 Motorsport at the wheel of an MG6 GT, scoring his first points at Snetterton.

BTC Racing retains Cook for 2020

BTC Racing and Josh Cook will carry their successful partnership into a second season, as the Brackley-based outfit sets its sights on the 2020 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship title.
The five-time race winner enjoyed the most successful BTCC season of his career in the squad’s Honda Civic Type R (FK8) last year, taking three race outright wins and four podiums on his way to claiming 4th in the overall standings and 2nd in the Independent standings.

Having penned a late deal to pilot the brand-new Type R just weeks before the start of the 2019 season, the 28-year-old claimed a stunning victory in the opening race at Brands Hatch to mark the #66 machine’s debut, following up with a podium finish at Donington Park just three weeks later.