• These awesome cars are in the Silverstone Classic auction

    The annual Silverstone Classic historic racing extravaganza takes places this weekend. As ever, Silverstone Auctions is holding a two-day sale during the event and an incredibly diverse selection of cars is on offer. All of them are awesome in their own way, but inevitably some are more awesome than others. Here, in no particular order, […] More

  • Here’s every Super Touring race car

    The 2019 British Touring Car Championship season kicks off this Sunday (7 April) on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit. And it looks like we’ll have another classic year; the grid is packed to capacity with top-flight drivers in proven, race-winning cars. The title fight will surely go down to the wire once again. We are […] More

  • Jason Plato

    Jason Plato – touring car legend

    Jason Plato is a giant of British motorsport, the single most successful driver in the British Touring Car Championship. Despite early success, Plato’s single-seater career faltered and he found himself racing in the one-make Renault Spider series, where he put in a championship winning performance. But even that didn’t guarantee progression and he had to […] More

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    4 FIA world championships in action this weekend

    This weekend is one of the biggest on the motorsport calendar, with no fewer than four FIA world championships in action. Formula 1 is at the Shanghai International Circuit for the Chinese Grand Prix, the third race of the season. Nico Rosberg leads the championship after winning the first two rounds in Australia and Bahrain […] More

  • Opel Astra touring car

    Meet the mad, bad Opel Astra touring car

    A few weeks ago we showed you Volkswagen’s slightly mental new Golf touring car. This is Opel’s riposte. Like the Golf – which won on its debut in Austria – this Opel Astra touring car is being created for the low-cost Touring Car Racing International Series. TCR is currently enjoying a successful inaugural globe-trotting season, […] More

  • Volkswagen Golf touring car

    Volkswagen Golf touring car racer unveiled

    Volkswagen Motorsport has revealed its new Volkswagen Golf touring car racer. Mean, innit? The machine has been built to compete in the TCR International series. TCR is pitched as a relatively low-cost series, the cars built to a strict set of regulations and costing around £65,000. (By contrast, an NGT-spec car as used in the British […] More

  • BTCC

    32-car grids for 2015 BTCC

    A bumper 32-car field will take to the track during the 2015 British Touring Car Championship season. The near-capacity entry was unveiled during the series launch at Donington Park earlier today. It was a busy off-season, with new teams joining the series and some big-name drivers changing berth. The biggest news was reigning champion Colin […] More

  • Honda Civic Type R

    New works Honda Civic Type R BTCC race car

    Honda Yuasa Racing has left it late to reveal the car it will campaign in the British Touring Car Championship this year. This is it, the new Honda Civic Type R. Honda ran the unique Civic Tourer last year, which quickly became the most successful estate in BTCC history (only Volvo had raced one before), […] More

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    Top 5 80s Touring Cars

    The popularity of touring car racing exploded during the Eighties. The new Group A rules introduced in 1982 produced some truly spectacular machinery and increasing TV coverage opened the sport up to new fans. The racing was close and there were healthy championships across the globe. On top of that, there was the prestigious European […] More

  • Top 5

    Top 5 cars at the Silverstone Classic auction

    Every year Silverstone Auctions holds a sale at the Silverstone Classic historic racing festival. This year’s catalogue is packed with tasty morsels, but after much argument we have picked our favourite five. 1988 Lynx Eventer XJS This is #40 of just 67 Eventers built by engineering company Lynx. Adding a shooting brake roofline and a […] More

  • Goodwood FoS

    Goodwood FoS: The race cars

    With several hundred cars and bikes due to tackle the Goodwood hill, the only way you can guarantee you will see all of them is to pick a spot by the track and stay rooted to it all day. Unfortunately, I did not have the time to do do that. And when I eventually did get to […] More

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    Carlube sponsors Ginetta Junior Scholarship car for 2014

    Ginetta is delighted to confirm that Carlube – the largest independent blender of oil in the UK – is to sponsor its Junior Scholarship car, driven by rising young talent Alex Sedgwick. Already the official oil supplier to the Ginetta race series, Carlube is part of the Tetrosyl Group – the largest car care product […] More

  • Halfords Yuasa Racing Honda Civic Type R FK8 2020

    Halfords Yuasa Racing Unveils Sharp New Look for 2020 BTCC Honda

    Halfords Yuasa Racing has today revealed the 2020 version of its Honda Civic Type R that will race in the British Touring Car Championship. The newly-liveried Honda Civic Type R FK8 was unveiled at Halfords Yuasa Racing’s Droitwich headquarters, whilst the team took a brief break from an intensive pre-season test and development programme. Honda drivers Dan […] More

  • Wild Honda Civic Type R concepts unveiled

    Here are two wild, and wildly different, concepts based the already-pretty-wild Honda Civic Type R, unveiled at the SMMT Test Day gathering at Millbrook Proving Ground. First, the rally raid-looking concept pictured below. Tagged the Honda Civic Type oveRland, it’s a rally raid/overlander hybrid that sits more than four inches further off the ground than […] More

  • Gordon Shedden won race three on Sunday, but others weren't so lucky

    BTCC – Snetterton Smash-fest

    The BTCC (British Touring Car Championship) is brilliant. It’s short, snappy racing that sees drivers regularly swapping paint in a bid to be the winner. Everything can change in a corner or two. The underdog can claim victory with relative ease and, while it’s not something we wish on any driver, the inevitable crashes are […] More

  • BTCC Oulton Park 2016 report

    Turkington takes first Subaru BTCC win at Oulton Park

    Colin Turkington took an historic first British Touring Car Championship race win for Subaru in the first race of the day at Oulton Park. Having turned a wheel for the first time on the Friday before the opening round, the Team BMR-built and run Levorg estates had endured a baptism of fire over the first three […] More

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    Lewis Maundrell – 14-year old motorsport reporter

    Most young motorsport fans dream of becoming a racing driver. Unfortunately, even low-level karting is massively expensive and so out of reach for most. But there are other ways of making a career in motorsport. Being a TV motorsports presenter, for instance. That’s the path 14-year old Lewis Maundrell has chosen and he’s already making […] More

  • BTCC Thruxton 2016 report

    Morgan, Jordan, Jackson win frantic Thruxton races

    There was so much going on in the three British Touring Car Championship races at Thruxton it was hard to know where to look. The drama began before racing had even got underway as Team BMR took the decision to withdraw all four of its Subaru Levorg machines on safety grounds – the legacy of […] More

  • Matt Neal at 2016 BTCC Donington races

    Matt Neal at 2016 BTCC Donington races

    Matt Neal was a man with a plan arriving at the second round of the 2016 British Touring Car Championship season at Donington Park. A run of strong results at the first event at Brands Hatch meant he arrived at Donington at the head of the championship table, and therefore carrying 75kg of success ballast. […] More

  • Mat Jackson at 2016 BTCC Donington races

    Mat Jackson at 2016 BTCC Donington races

    Mat Jackson the second round of the 2016 British Touring Car Championship at Donington Park with an assured win in Race 1. Starting from third on the grid, he capitalised on a slow start by pole man Ash Sutton to grab the lead on the first lap. From there, he simply drove off into the […] More

  • BTCC Donington Park 2016 report

    Neal leads the way after frantic BTCC Donington races

    Last weekend’s British Touring Car Championship races at Donington Park saw three different drivers take race wins, but Matt Neal remains at the top of championship standings. In this series more than most, consistency matters. MG man Ash Sutton qualified on pole for Race 1 in only his second BTCC appearance, with a chunky – […] More

  • Jason Plato at 2016 Brands Indy BTCC races

    Jason Plato at 2016 Brands Indy BTCC races

    Team BMR made history at Brands Hatch last weekend, becoming the first ever to race a works-backed Subaru touring car. It was something of a baptism of fire for the new Levorg GT machine, only turning a wheel for the first time on the Friday before the meeting. But the four cars of Jason Plato, […] More

  • Adam Morgan at 2016 Brands Indy BTCC races

    Adam Morgan at 2016 Brands Indy BTCC races

    Adam Morgan took his first win of the 2016 British Touring Car Championship season at Brands Hatch last weekend, holding off a concerted attack by a pair of BMWs to prevail in Race 3. Only Motors’ roving BTCC reporter, Lewis Maundrell, caught up with Adam just after the podium ceremony to take his reflections on […] More

  • Tom Ingram at 2016 Brands Indy BTCC races

    Tom Ingram at 2016 Brands Indy BTCC races

    Tom Ingram took his and the Speedworks Motorsport team’s first ever wins in the first race at the British Touring Car Championship season opener on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit. But it was a bitter-sweet day for Tingram as a clash with Rob Collard eliminated him from the second race, which translated to a back-of-the-grid […] More

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