The 2nd round of the 2021 BTCC championship see’s the series move to the challenging flatlands of Snetterton; more significantly, it is the first time fans have been able to attend a BTCC race event since the Brands Hatch season finale in October 2019. 4000 fans were permitted entry to the event, in line with the most recent easing of Covid19 restrictions in the UK. The championship would also welcome a new driver to the series for the Snetterton race weekend, Jessica Hawkins replacing Andy Neate in the Motorbase Ford…Read More
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BTCC Thruxton, double bubble for Josh Cook & victory in the rain for Ash Sutton in BTCC curtain raiser.
After an eventful off season, with plenty of changes up and down the grid, the 2021 BTCC season kicks off on the high speed sweeps of Thruxton. Qualifying on the high speed venue was a tricky affair with rain falling for the duration, a handful of people switched to slicks at the end of qualifying but to noneavail. 2020 BTCC champion Ashley Sutton clinched pole position for the opening race of the season in the difficult conditions. The 2021 season burst back into life in race 1, pole sitter Ash…Read More
BTCC Brands Hatch finale, Ash Sutton crowned BTCC champion. Dan Cammish, Ash Sutton & Rory Butcher claim race wins.
The final round of the 2020 BTCC season wraps at the short, quickfire Brands Hatch Indy circuit with Colin Turkington entering the final round as the championship leader with Ash Sutton in close contention. Dan Cammish & Tom Ingram stand a chance of taking the championship, both requiring race victories to bring themselves into contention while Rory Butcher, very much a wildcard is mathematically in with a shout of the title providing he wins and those ahead of him come to grief. Coming into the weekend news was already breaking…Read More
BTCC Snetterton, back to back wins for Colin Turkington as Ollie Jackson picks up race 3 victory.
The penultimate round of the 2020 BTCC rolls into Snetterton in the South East of England,once again held behind closed doors without spectators. Colin Turkington snatched pole position for race 1 on Sunday, needing a good weekend of results to strengthen his championship defence, Starting from the pole, Turkington put the rear wheel drive traction of his BMW to good use off the line, leaping away from Jake Hill’s Honda who lost ground and was swallowed up by Tom Ingram’s Toyota Corolla, who then attempted to pass Turkington but was…Read More