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 Brands Hatch Indy?

Over six months have passed since the wheels were turned in competitive action, but following a series of driver changes and new cars, the 2019 season started with an action-packed meeting at Brands Hatch. ESM’s BTCC Correspondent recaps how it all happened.The familiar names of Ashley Sutton, Jason Plato and, reigning champion, Colin Turkington completed the…

BTCC 2018 | What happened last time out at Silverstone?

Ahead of the final rounds of the 2018 British Touring Car Championship, ESM looks back to what happened at Silverstone.  Two new race winners at Silverstone increased the BTCC record of winners in a season to an all-time high of 16. However, wins for Sam Tordoff and Aiden Moffat were insignificant in terms of the…

BTCC 2018 | What happened last time out at Knockhill?

Race day on the annual trip north of the border provided treacherous driving conditions, controversy and a huge lead at the top of the standings for one lucky driver. Saturday’s dry qualifying session, on the freshly resurfaced track, produced the fastest ever lap around Knockhill and a maiden pole position for Dan Cammish. Stephen Jelley,…

BTCC 2018 | What happened at Rockingham?

With news that the Rockingham circuit will be turned into car storage, what happened at the last ever BTCC rounds to take place there? ESM’s correspondent was there.  The British Touring Car Championship rolled up at Rockingham Motor Speedway for most probably the last time, after the circuit’s change of ownership, for the latest rounds…

BTCC 2018 | What happened last time out at Snetterton?

As the BTCC visits Rockingham for probably the last time ever, take a look at what happened in the previous rounds at Snetterton. Snetterton played host to the latest rounds of the BTCC and the 60thanniversary celebrations, as the series returned after the summer break. A day of mixed weather conditions certainly contributed to a…