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thehairpincorner Daily Roundup 15/08/18

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Ginetta GT4 Supercup Driver Boardley To Make BTCC Debut At Knockhill

Carl Boardley will make his BTCC debut for Team HARD in the Volkswagen CC at Knockhill. GT4 Supercup driver Boardley will replace Michael Caine who has stepped down from his drive due to family commitments.

Boardley said “This is something that has been on my radar for a while. I came close to joining in 2013 but had to change plans due to a health issue. I am looking at the championship as an option for 2019, and racing in Scotland will give me a good chance to see how the circus operates, how the cars feel and what the racing is like”

The BTCC debutant is hopeful that the recent upturn in form the Team HARD squad have enjoyed will translate into strong results at Knockhill.


Augusto Farfus Says BMW Are Just “Not Quick Enough” To Challenge Mercedes

Shell BMW driver Augusto Farfus has said that BMW are simply “not quick enough” to match Mercedes in this year’s DTM. The Brazilian, who scored his first podium of the year with a 2nd place finish at Brands Hatch last Saturday feels that BMW are lacking behind even on tracks where they are traditionally strong such as the Hungaroring or Zandvoort.

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Augusto Farfus says BMW aren’t quick enough to challenge Mercedes in 2018. Image thanks to Autosport

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