BTCC Features

10/01/2014 - 13:04

As a child, just watching a BTCC car was enough to give me a passion for motorsport... As an adult, now I - and you - can drive one!

11/04/2010 - 12:36

Budding motorsport reporter Jon Gurr was given the inside track on Jason Plato's 2010 British Touring Car Championship title triumph at Brands Hatch last month as a privileged guest of RML. Here is his story...

03/29/2008 - 12:52 is running an exclusive blog during the opening rounds of the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship season at Brands Hatch - check back for more behind-the-scenes news during the day...

12/27/2007 - 14:19 looks back at the 2007 BTCC campaign.

10/26/2006 - 00:00

In the latest column for VXR, special projects manager at Triple Eight, Raphael Caille talks about the new Astra VXR Sprint R to be used in the BARC Dunlop Sport Maxx Cup and the challenges of developing an engine for the BTCC.

10/02/2006 - 00:00

In the latest column for VXR, Page Three model Nikkala Stott talks about her weekend with the VX Racing team during the penultimate round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch.

08/23/2006 - 00:00

In the latest column for VXR, we get the inside story on the real battle fought over the course of the weekend at Snetterton, when VX Racing and Dunlop went head-to-head on the football pitch ahead of the seventh round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

08/04/2006 - 00:00

In the latest column for VXR, Simon Cumberpatch, race engineer for Tom Chilton, talks about his role within the team.

04/14/2006 - 00:00

"The BTCC is a fantastic place to display your prowess in the field and with the number of vehicles there are on the grid at the moment - and the fact ours are near the front - it is a great advert for us" - Stuart Harris, VXR brand manager.

07/15/2005 - 00:00

Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship title sponsor Dunlop this season is speaking to touring car heros and celebrities as part of its 'Drivers know' series, and the latest one in the hotseat is Tim Harvey.

04/29/2005 - 00:00

2001 BTCC champ Jason Plato lives the life. Loves Monaco, flies his own plane, likes the ladies - and has tastes to match. He also loves being on TV: you'll recognise the Seat Sport driver from Channel 4's Driven and ITV1's Speed Sunday. As the first part of BTCC title sponsor Dunlop's 'Drivers know' series, Jason lets us know a little more about him.

01/19/2005 - 00:00

As one of the most famous voices in British motorsport, Ben Edwards gets to commentate on BTCC, F3 and British GT - with many fans hoping that he could also get the chance to commentate on Formula One at some point in the future.

09/27/2004 - 00:00

For 30 races there has been little to separate James Thompson and Yvan Muller at the top of the British Touring Car Championship standings, so it was little surprise the title battle went right to wire.

08/27/2004 - 00:00

When James Kaye suffered suspension failure and went straight on into the barriers at Druids, he can have had no idea of the fun that was ahead during the third BTCC race at Brands Hatch.

07/15/2004 - 00:00

Renault were undoubtedly one of the top teams during the so called heydays of the British Touring Car Championship in the 1990s.

05/21/2004 - 00:00

The difference between radial and crossply tyres is the arrangement of the ply cords and the angle that they run from bead to bead on the tyre.

05/08/2004 - 00:00

There are few things in life that people don't question. One is why wheels are round (a topic for another week if you're unlucky) and another is that tyres are black - but why?

04/21/2004 - 00:00

When the lights turn to green on round four of the 2004 Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship this weekend at Brands Hatch, WSR MG driver Anthony Reid will have clocked up 150 BTCC race starts.

04/09/2004 - 00:00

This weekend sees the start to the 2004 British Touring Car Championship at the fabulous sweeping Hampshire circuit of Thruxton. had a word with the man in charge.

03/22/2004 - 00:00

History will be made on 11 April when the 2004 BTCC gets underway at Thruxton, when a gas powered car races in the championship for the first time.

09/06/2003 - 00:00

Anthony Reid was the lead MG after qualifying at Donington Park in a session that was split in two after the red flags came out.

05/12/2003 - 00:00

MG XPOWER girls Liz Buncombe, Rachel Palmer and Catherine Taylor Dawson spend most of their weekends with MG sunbathing and dancing on top of the MG XPOWER support vehicles, but in midst of all this at Brands Hatch they managed to take a well earned break and discuss their role for MG.

04/20/2003 - 00:00

Anthony Reid was the quickest MG in qualifying for the opening round of the 2003 British Touring Car Championship at Mondello Park, Eire.

01/29/2002 - 00:00

Terry Grant debuted his MG XPOWER Legend at the Road Racing and Superbike Show at Alexandra Palace in London last weekend, putting on a stunning display with the MG XPOWER Girls for the large crowd.