BTCC » Hines: I have unfinished BTCC business

Luke Hines reveals he has been approached about a possible BTCC return in 2011

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dr fox - Unregistered

January 26, 2011 1:55 PM

i agree with sausage he is not quick enough for BTCC couldnt cut the mustard in any series he has competed in too many pay drivers in motorsport these days

chrischats - Unregistered

January 26, 2011 10:58 PM

For f*cks sake! Have people got nothin better to say on here other than "nice hat" Let me point a few things out to you "Saddo's" As the Adventures of Stevie V once sang "money talks" End of. And i'm not being funny but if i was rich or had a dad or sister with pots of money, then i would be a paying driver too. At least then I would be living my dream. If it wasn't for the "paying drivers" the BTCC would be a tiny grid. In 2010 there were only 4 manufacturer cars on that grid. You so called fans come on here and slate these people who are getting out there and "Living their Dream" I bet you don't even get off your a**e to get to a meeting. Without them the BTCC wopuldnt be what it is today. Look at Shaun Hollamby for instance. Yes he got his own car, that he built on the grid for 2010. He wasn't the best driver on the grid or even in the fastest car. However he was voted the fans favourite for 2010. And has now been backed by the fans initiative in the shape of And

chrischats - Unregistered

January 26, 2011 11:01 PM

yes he will be on the grid again for 2011. If it wasnt for the rich kids, brothers and paying drivers there would be no Hollamby, Boardman, O'Neill, George, Jordan, Jackson, Chilton, Onslow-Cole, Pinkney, Kane, Hamilton, Nash, MacDowall, Collard, Johnson, Depper, Forster, Wood & Neate. So next time you are siiting on your ripped tatty armchair getting p*ssed and living in your own squalor watching the BTCC. Just remember these so called saddo's are paying to entertain YOU!

Dangerous Dave - Unregistered

January 29, 2011 2:06 PM

Whatever happened to talent in the BTCC? - Fact is that a lot of the pay drivers are quick but unfortunately we live in a society where money buys you up the ladder due to economic times. The one thing that has escalated in the last 30years is the cost of running the cars and appearing at the circuits. The cars themselves have remained relatively stable whereas you now require a small army to run them and deal with the off track stuff! nice beaver!!

overman - Unregistered

February 04, 2011 12:08 AM

I Agree with Speedy bee the Grand Prix Racewear shop at Silverstone has gone right downhill since Martin Hines took it over. Bought some boots there last month and could hear shouting and screaming in the office, very proffesional indeed.

listless - Unregistered

February 05, 2011 1:19 PM

I also had a bad experience at GPR i was trying too buy a suit but the sales guy didnt seem to know anything about the current regulations or standards for racesuits!! FFS they do this for a living!!

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