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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...

BTCC History: Vauxhall Cavalier

Vauxhall's BTCC history is one glittered with success. Fresh from Vauxhall's 1989 BTCC title win with series debutant John Cleland in the Astra GTE 16v, Vauxhall's contribution to the Super Touring era...
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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...
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Supercars History: Nissan 2013 – 2018

The season's ending Newcastle 500 marks Nissan's final race as a constructor in Supercars. The marque which dominated in the early 1990's returned to Supercars in 2013 with the introduction of the New Generation...
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F1 History: McLaren MP4-20

Continuing on from my post yesterday where I looked at the history of what has to be my favourite BTCC car, the Volvo S40 today I'm going to have a closer look at the McLaren MP4-20,...
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BTCC History: Volvo S40

The Volvo S40 was one of the most popular and iconic cars of the Super Touring era of the BTCC. Built and run by Tom Walkinshaw Racing in the BTCC from 1997...

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...
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BTCC History: Ford Mondeo

It started life as just another BTCC car but finished its series stay as one of the most advanced, expensive and high-tech cars in BTCC history. The Ford Mondeo's eight-year BTCC run...
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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...
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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...

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Iconic Cars From BTCC History