Shedden edges Jordan for Thruxton pole

Gordon Shedden maintained Honda Racing’s qualifying dominance of the British Touring Car Championship by claiming the team’s third pole position in a row by less than a tenth of a second at Thruxton this afternoon.

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Tyre-torturing Thruxton is the BTCC’s next stop

After what were three chaotic races last time out at Donington, it will be James Nash who leads the way as the British Touring Car championship gears up for the fastest track in British motorsport, Thruxton, for rounds 7-9 of the championship this weekend…

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Newsham in surprise move to Special Tuning Racing

Newsham will switch from BMW to SEAT at Oulton

BTCC rookie Dave Newsham has announced that he will make a switch to Special Tuning Racing for the fourth event at Oulton Park in June for rounds 10-12, and will also miss this weekend’s races at Thruxton.

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Hughes and Speedworks set to miss Thruxton

The Speedworks Toyota team will not be on the grid in a week’s time at Thruxton as they have said they will skip the third round of the season to work on curing their numerous technical problems.

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Boost limit reduced for turbo cars

The Vectras were quick at Donington

British Touring Car organisation TOCA has announced a 0.1 bar decrease in the maximum boost pressure for all turbo cars in the series before the next round at Thruxton.

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For those who missed it: Plato’s rollover…

If you somehow managed to miss one of the biggest accidents in BTCC for some time, thanks to the wonders of the internet and ITV4 and Donington Park’s great camera work, here is the crash that left Plato and the crowd at Craner Curves holding their breath…

(Youtube video originally uploaded by ilchyhammer on 17 Apr 2011 – filmed on ITV4)


Lynn exlcluded from race two result

Formula Renault championship leader Alex Lynn has been stripped of his race two Donington podium along with his Fortec team-mate Oliver Rowland following a technical infrigement.

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