Butcher and Tordoff to race AmD Honda Civics

The Cobra Sport AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team will go into its tenth season in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship fully focused on challenging for top honours after confirming its driver line-up for the 2019 campaign.

The West Thurrock-based team will field a pair of race-winning Honda Civic Type Rs in the UK’s leading series next year and will head into the new season in better shape than ever before after concluding deals with two of the leading drivers on the grid.

A History of Toyota in the BTCC

Following the news that Toyota is returning to the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship as a works team in 2019, ITV Motorsport takes a look at the marque's history in the championship.

Win Percy racing the Toyota Celica in 1975

Toyotas has been on the BTCC grid since the mid-1970s. In 1975 Win Percy, driving a Toyota Celica, finished the season level on points with Andy Rouse, missing out on the title only by having fewer race wins: 10 compared to 12.

Mini winner Smith to make BTCC debut

Successful one-make ‘tin top’ racer Rob Smith will achieve his long-held ambition of becoming a Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship driver in 2019 after being confirmed as the first signing for new BTCC squad Excelr8 Motorsport.

Credit: Mark Campbell

Smith, from Telford in Shropshire, is no stranger to the Excelr8 ranks having competed with the squad for the past four years in the Mini Challenge as part of the official Mini UK VIP Customer Team, where the 26-year-old has been a consistent front runner.