James Thompson to return with Motorbase at Silverstone

Double champ Thompson returns to help Jackson

Double British Touring Car champion James Thompson is to make a one-off return appearance to the series this weekend for the final 2011 round at Silverstone with Motorbase Airwaves Ford.

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Guesting Tandy stars until disaster hands Jelley race two spoils

Porsche Supercup driver Nick Tandy underlined what a talent he is behind the wheel of a Porsche as picked up two poles and a win in last weekend’s Porsche Carrera Cup GB meting at Brands Hatch. 

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Gilham returns with BMW, Caine and Swanwick to make BTCC debuts

Photo(s): btcc.net

A raft of new drivers will make their BTCC debuts during selected final rounds of this year’s championship, while Tony Gilham will return to the series after securing a new deal to drive a BMW with Geoff Steel Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Tim Harvey leaves Carrera Cup, makes way for Vernon

Reigning Porsche Carrera Cup GB champion Tim Harvey has apparently made a shock announcement that he is to step down from the 2011 championship with immediate effect, as a result of feeling that the new regulations meant he felt he was “not able to compete at the same level” anymore.

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BTCC 2011…coming to a racetrack near you

And it’s set to be one of the best seasons yet….

(im taking no credit for the video)

Unlike Formula 1 which has five world champions on the grid in 2011, best of sparring partners Matt Neal and reigning champion Jason Plato are the only BTCC champions gracing the field of Britain’s tin-top finest, and unless you haven’t heard of the sport you can be sure that more paint will be swapped between these two as they resume where they left off from their titanic battle for the title last year.

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