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Saluting a driver who helped boost Britain's modern F1 influence


After a disappointing 2019 season in British Touring Cars, Mark Blundell has announced his decision to retire from racing in motorsport. Here, we look back at his early career and salute a driver who engaged in some epic title battles read more

When Neal spurned a factory Volvo seat


Matt Neal laid the foundations for his three BTCC titles with his breakthrough 1999 season in Team Dynamics' privateer Nissan. But that only happened because he'd rejected the team that took Rickard Rydell to the '98 championship read more

Did the right driver win the BTCC crown?


Accusations about BMW's "DTM" machinery and some particular twists in the three-way battle for the BTCC title might raise questions over Colin Turkington's 2019 achievements. But playing 'what if' shows his merit read more

The BTCC's pessimistic points leader


Ash Sutton won the 2017 British Touring Car Championship with a late surge, which he repeated in '18 even though he fell short of defending his title. But things have started in an unfamiliar fashion this season read more

How the BTCC is making drivers rethink racing clashes


The British Touring Car Championship hasn't actually changed its rules over contact, but it has taken new steps to clarify and enforce them - and that's taken some drivers by surprise read more

The change of approach that could inspire a BTCC title


He's been a mainstay in touring cars for over a decade, but now Andrew Jordan has got a new car. Coupled with a new approach, the 2013 British Touring Car champion is thirsty for redemption and another title to add to his CV read more

Eight things to watch in the 2019 BTCC


Britain's most popular motorsport series returns to action this weekend. It's been a winter of upheaval for the British Touring Car Championship, with plenty of additional themes to keep an eye on this year read more

Why the BTCC social media trolls are wrong


A number of drivers on this year's British Touring Car Championship grid have been called out on social media for taking other people's seats, whether they are older or drivers who are deemed to have less talent. Matt James busts the myth read more

The changes that will refresh the BTCC title race


Levelling the playing field to create unpredictability has been a key calling card of the British Touring Car Championship. But it isn't resting on its laurels, with more changes set to come in for 2019 aimed at keeping the series fresh read more

Why Toyota is back in the BTCC


The Team Toyota GB name will return to the British Touring Car Championship this year. Can this new project reach the same heights as the brand so famously did in the '80s? read more

Injured BTCC champion Neal expects to be fit for start of season


British Touring Car champion Matt Neal believes he will be fit to return for the opening round of the season after suffering serious injuries in a mountain bike accident read more

Three-time BTCC champion Matt Neal injured in bike incident


British Touring Car Championship driver Matt Neal has been involved in a biking incident from which he has sustained multiple fractures and a collapsed lung read more

Michael Crees completes BTC's three-car 2020 BTCC line-up


Michael Crees will race with BTC Racing in the British Touring Car Championship this year, completing the squad's three-car line-up for 2020 read more

Hyundai BTCC team Excelr8 reveals Proctor as first 2020 driver


British Touring Car Championship race winner Senna Proctor is the first signing for the new Excelr8 Hyundai i30 Fastback N Performance team for the 2020 season read more

Ciceley BTCC squad Ciceley reworking Mercedes, retains line-up


Ciceley Motorsport will field an unchanged line-up of Adam Morgan and Daniel Rowbottom in the 2020 British Touring Car Championship in a brace of reworked Mercedes A-Class machines read more

Tom Chilton switches to BTC squad in latest Honda in BTCC


Tom Chilton will partner Josh Cook at the BTC Racing British Touring Car Championship team in 2020 at the wheel of a latest-specification Honda Civic Type R FK8 read more

British GT champion Gornall takes Audi seat after Blundell's BTCC exit


Trade Price Cars Racing has signed 2008 British GT champion James Gornall to contest the '20 British Touring Car Championship season at the wheel of an Audi S3 read more

Josh Cook stays with BTC Racing for 2020 BTCC in three-car team


Josh Cook will remain with the BTC Racing squad for another year in the British Touring Car Championship read more

TOCA opens tender for new BTCC engine for the 2022 season


British Touring Car Championship organising body TOCA has released an invitation to tender for the supply of the series' TOCA engine, which will be used from 2022 read more

Le Mans winner Blundell announces retirement after tricky BTCC year


Former Formula 1 driver Mark Blundell has announced his retirement from full-time racing after a difficult maiden season in the British Touring Car Championship read more