June 25, 2018

Jason qualifies 4th despite burns and 130mph slide

Jason Plato bravery brushed aside the pain from the burns he sustained in a filming accident earlier in the week to qualify 4th for the first of three Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at Thruxton tomorrow (Sunday 14th October). Totally focused on getting the most out of his SEAT Sport UK Leon, he […]

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WSR News: Qualifying Report – Thruxton – Round 28

Team RAC’s Colin Turkington boosted his chances of claiming the Independent’s Driver title after taking sixth place on the grid for the first of three Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races taking place at Thruxton, Hampshire tomorrow. As the build-up for the final races of the season gets underway Colin lines up on the […]

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Victory moves Giovanardi to within a point of Championship

One point separates Vauxhall’s Fabrizio Giovanardi from SEAT’s Jason Plato in the fight for the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship lead as they enter the final round at Thruxton this afternoon. Giovanardi won his second race of the day, with Vauxhall fans enduring a nerve-racking 16 laps as Plato hounded for the lead. At […]

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Championships for Vauxhall and Giovanardi

Vauxhall is the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship 2007 Driver and Manufacturer Champions after one the most thrilling finales of all time. With just one point separating Vauxhall’s Fabrizio Giovanardi and SEAT’s Jason Plato going into the last race at Thruxton both teams had everything to play for. Giovanardi made a meteoric start to […]

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Flash and Matt secure third and fourth in standings in debut Civic campaign

Team Halfords has ended the 2007 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship on a high at Thruxton after a podium apiece for Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden in the season finale. In the final race weekend of the debut season for the all-new Honda Civic, Gordon took a third place finish in the opening race […]

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Team Halfords look to the future

Team Halfords is looking forward to next season following confirmation that the UK’s leading retailer of car parts and accessories has confirmed its title sponsorship for 2008 heralding a fifth year of partnership in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship with Team Dynamics. Gordon “Flash” Shedden has had his drive for next year confirmed […]

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Double BTCC Champion signs for VX Racing

Vauxhall can today announce it has signed double Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Champion (BTCC), Matt Neal, to drive for the marque’s works team, VX Racing, in 2008. Neal, who has yet to sample the Vauxhall Vectra, says he was enticed by the car’s dominant performance in this year’s championship, as it won the manufacturers […]

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WSR News: Team RAC do the double

The WSR squad will be celebrating tonight after their Team RAC BMW driven by Colin Turkington became Independent Drivers champion this afternoon after taking two Independent wins at the final round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Thruxton this afternoon. Entering the weekend three points behind Championship leader Mike Jordan, Colin gained […]

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Glory days are back for Vauxhall

Vauxhall is celebrating its 17th and 18th Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship titles after securing the 2007 driver and manufacturer honours at Thruxton today. In a nail-biting finale to the season Fabrizio Giovanardi clawed back a nine-point deficit to former championship leader Jason Plato after some exceptional driving in the Vauxhall Vectra. With eight […]

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Superhuman effort sees injured Plato fight to the end

Having been seriously burnt in a filming accident earlier in the weekend, Jason Plato was described as ‘superhuman’ by his SEAT Sport UK team boss Scott Dennis (SEAT UK Motorsport Manager) after ignoring the pain and driving his heart out in a dramatic finale at the Thruxton circuit in Hampshire today. With a nurse to […]

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