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BTCC History: Toyota In The BTCC

Toyota will return to the BTCC as a manufacturer in 2019 with Tom Ingram and Speedworks Motorsport. By partnering with arguably one of the best outfits on the grid, Toyota have set themselves up...
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F1 History: Ferrari F2008

There have been some truly incredible Formula One cars made over the years. Whilst some have been downright ugly like the 2014 long-nosed monstrosities, some have been beautiful. In this series, I investigate the...

BTCC History: Renault Laguna

The Renault Laguna is a firm favourite of mine when I look back at the cars of the Super Touring era. The car's history is a fascinating one, from its debut in...

DTM History: Audi TT

The DTM returned in 2000 bringing back the series for the first time since the end of 1996. Mercedes and Opel were the series' two founding manufacturers, however, it wasn't just Mercedes and Opel...
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DTM History: Mercedes In The DTM

The news that Mercedes-Benz will leave the DTM at the end of the 2018 season sent shockwaves through the global touring car community last year. A stalwart of the DTM since its return in...
1985 DJR Ford Mustang GT Group A, ford mustang atcc, supercars history, thehairpincorner

Supercars History: The Ford Mustang In The ATCC

The 1985 DJR Ford Mustang GT Group A car in the hands of Dick Johnson. Image thanks to Carmrades. History will be written at the start of the...
nissan btcc, motorsport blog, thehairpincorner blog, btcc blog

BTCC History: Nissan Primera GT BTCC

If there's one manufacturer which enjoyed a mammoth turnaround in fortunes over the course of the 1990's it would be Nissan. From the disappointment of the early 1990s which yielded just one...
Sandown 500 History, Motorsport blog, supercars blog, thehairpincorner

Supercars History: Sandown 500

It's that time of year again. The Supercars enduros are absolutely my favourite time of the year and the period I look forward to most. The Sandown 500, Bathurst 1000 and Gold Coast 600...
Proton Impian BTCC

BTCC History – BTC-T Proton Impian

The BTC-T era of the British Touring Car Championship has been responsible for some of the most talked about cars in BTCC history. You have the Triple Eight-run Vauxhall Astra Coupe, which...
mark winterbottom 2016, motorsport blog, thehairpincorner

Frosty And Ford, A Look Back In Time

There can be no doubt that when we look back, Mark Winterbottom and Ford are two names that are synonymous with each other in the modern Supercars era. Frosty leaves Tickford Racing at the...

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