There was a lively opening to the BTCC season at Donington Park a couple of weeks ago, with the weather certainly helping to spice up the entertainment. With conditions sunny and dry at Brands Hatch Indy on race day, would the series produce another blockbuster day? Qualifying – Dan Cammish, Colin Turkington, Jake Hill, Ash…
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BTCC 2023 – Donington Park National Recap
After months of driver and team changes, the anticipation for the latest British Touring Car Championship season was higher than ever. The opening round came at Donington Park and it produced a variety of entertainment throughout the weekend, not least helped by some tricky weather conditions on race day. Qualifying – Dan Rowbottom, Ash Sutton,…
BTCC 2022 – Round 10 Brands Hatch GP Recap
Ash Sutton arrived at Brands Hatch with a slender five-point lead over Jake Hill, with Tom Ingram a further two points behind, as he looked to secure a third successive crown and fourth overall. Although highly unlikely after a disastrous weekend at Silverstone, Colin Turkington also had a mathematical chance of winning a fifth title, but he would need more than just miracles to secure it.
BTCC 2022 – Round 9 Silverstone Recap
Four drivers arrived at Silverstone for the penultimate round of the season with a realistic chance of being crowned 2022 drivers’ champion. Colin Turkington started the weekend with a slender six-point lead from reigning double champion Ash Sutton, with Tom Ingram and Jake Hill 18 and 23 points behind respectively. Qualifying – Rory Butcher, Jake…
BTCC 2022 – Round 8 Thruxton 2 Recap
Sunny conditions greeted the BTCC parade as they made their second visit of the season to Thruxton. Sweltering conditions at Snetterton gave the BMW drivers an unplanned advantage last time out, but would they continue to dominate at the high-speed Hampshire track?
BTCC 2022 – Round 7 Snetterton
Following a summer of hot temperatures, the formerly green grass at Snetterton resembled the colour you’d expect from a wheat field. At Knockhill, the West Surrey Racing BMWs ramped up the heat on the rest of the title challengers with Colin Turkington taking a slender championship lead, but would the pattern continue?
BTCC 2022 – Round 6 Knockhill Recap
A sizeable trackside crowd enjoyed the BTCC’s annual trip to Scotland and they were treated to three very watchable races, which hasn’t been the norm for much of the season. At Croft, Tom Ingram took over at the top of the standings from Josh Cook, but how would he fare on a track notorious for…
BTCC 2022 – Round 5 Croft Recap
Croft hosted the fifth meeting of the season, where after race three, the mid-point of the season was reached. A bumper crowd was at the circuit to enjoy the sunny, yet windy, conditions, but would the racing be as enjoyable?
BTCC 2022 – Round 4 Oulton Park Recap
The sun was shining as the series headed to Cheshire for the fourth round of the season, as 2022’s championship started to take shape. Leader, Josh Cook, started the weekend with a margin of over twenty points to Ash Sutton following four victories in the last six races.
BTCC 2022 – Round 3 Thruxton I
The first of this season’s double visit to Thruxton took place in dry conditions, as the UK’s fastest circuit was set to get even faster with the deployment of hybrid energy.
BTCC 2022 – Round 2 Brands Hatch Indy Recap
The second proceedings of this season’s races took place in mixed conditions on the Indy Circuit at Brands Hatch, as we continued to learn about the new hybrid technology.
BTCC 2022 – Round 1 Donington Recap
After years of careful developing and testing, the new BTCC hybrid era started with twenty-eight cars taking to the track at Donington Park. Plenty of drivers were lining up in new cars, but who would rise to the top in the opening round?