Hot estate fans rejoice – the new 2020 Cupra Leon ST is here

The previous generation SEAT Leon ST was one of our favourite cars. Will the new version be just as good? One of the big surprises when SEAT revealed the new Leon hatchback last month, was the fact the ST estate model was announced at the same time.  We’ve become used to manufacturers drip-feeding variants into…

Nine alternative collector cars at the Mecum Kissimmee 2020 auction

This week sees the start of the epic 10-day Mecum Kissimmee auction event, with 3,500 cars crossing the auction block. ESM has made some ‘different’ choices from the lot list. With so many cars on offer, the Mecum Kissimmee sale really is a case of something for everyone. As a result, ESM has decided to…

BTCC 2019 Recap | How the title was won at Brands Hatch GP

After an incredible and dramatic set of races at Silverstone in the previous event, the gauntlet was well and truly laid down for the championship finale at Brands Hatch… and it didn’t disappoint! Three drivers entered the weekend with a realistic chance of winning the title: Colin Turkington, who held a 16 point lead, Dan…

BTCC 2019 Recap | What did we learn at Silverstone?

Wow! Sometimes words cannot do justice to an event and this might be one of those occasions. A cocktail of a short track, the weather and it being the penultimate rounds of the season, with every point being vital, provided racing that was practically incomprehensible at times. It was, by far, some of the most…

BTCC 2019 Recap | What did we learn at Knockhill?

The title race was blown wide open after a dramatic day of twists and turns in Scotland. Current leader, Colin Turkington, started the day with a huge 30 point lead, but in the end he was grateful to leave Knockhill with a 10 point gap to his nearest rival, Andrew Jordan.All three of Saturday’s sessions…

BTCC 2019 Recap | What did we learn at Snetterton?

The latest rounds of the British Touring Car Championship made history as, for the first time ever, each driver had to use the soft, medium and hard tyre across the three races. However, certainly not for the first time, the weekend’s racing ended in controversial circumstances with post-race penalties being applied. The latest rounds of…

BTCC 2019 Recap – What did we learn at Oulton Park?

The British Touring Car Championship reached the midway point of the season after another entertaining day of racing at Oulton Park. Championship leader, Colin Turkington, extended his lead at the top of the leaderboard after a sublime performance in his BMW. Turkington’s excellence started on Saturday as he produced an unbelievable lap, with full ballast,…

BTCC 2019 Recap – What did we learn at Croft?

Croft produced its usual variety of mixed weather to spice up the latest rounds of the British Touring Car Championship. Going into the event, Colin Turkington and Rory Butcher were tied on points and while one of the contenders had a good day, the other struggled. Butcher’s race day was severely hampered by qualifying in…

BTCC 2019 Recap – What did we learn on the first visit to Thruxton

The British Touring Car Championship rolled up at Thruxton for the first of its two visits this year, following the closure of Rockingham Motor Speedway. Other circuits and track layouts are, of course, available, but Thruxton got the nod to hold two meetings. On the evidence of visit one, what a treat we are in…