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  • Josh Cook joins BTC Racing for 2019 The BTCC race winner, and former Jack Sears Trophy champion, will join the fold alongside Chris Smiley. It will be Cook’s first outing in a Honda Civic Type R in the BTCC and he hopes to make a big impact on the championship after enjoying his best season yet in 2018. “This is a really exciting opportunity for me as there is huge potential for us to get ...
  • Smiley returns for third year with BTC Racing to build on his success in 2019 BTC Racing has announced the return of Chris Smiley for the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship, while confirming significant new investment from businessman Steve Dudman. The forthcoming campaign will mark Smiley’s third full season in the series. He established himself as a regular inside the top ten in 2018, showing strong pace in the ...
  • Brands Hatch GP race report – 30th September 2018 The second year has been declared a huge success  following a great points haul at the final round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Starting the day with both cars in the top ten and that was how the final day of the Championship ended. 2018 was the year that the team and both drivers ...
  • Brands Hatch GP qualifying report – 29th September 2018 With the sun shining over the Kent circuit, 31 cars took to the circuit for the first free practice session of the weekend at Brands Hatch. The atmosphere in the paddock was electric, with the excitement building over who would take the championship honours. The usual activity followed in the team garage, with work being carried out ...
  • Silverstone race report – 16th September 2018 The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship headed to the iconic Silverstone, for the penultimate rounds of the 2018 Championship. The circuit, with all its history and obvious ties with F1, is a firm fan favourite. With its 6 corners and 1.64 miles length, Silverstone always creates close wheel to wheel action and guarantees a tightly ...
  • Silverstone qualifying report – 15th September 2018 Saturday got underway with FP1, which looked set to provide a competitive session. At 9.25am the green flag dropped and all 31 cars headed for the circuit for the first laps of the weekend. With both cars working their run plans and tyre scrubbing, it was a productive session. Chris Smiley finished with a time of ...
  • Knockhill race report – 26th August 2018 The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship heads North this weekend for the annual visit to the Scottish circuit of Knockhill. The circuit with strong connections to the BTCC, undulating scenery and high kerbs, provides an exciting mix of close racing and engineering challenges. The clouds had rolled in overnight and rain had been falling for ...
  • Knockhill qualifying report – 25th August 2018 With both Chris Smiley and Dan Lloyd now having secured their first wins in the championship, the race is on for them to get their second wins. While trophies are always a bonus, the end of the season is approaching and points are really important to ensure the team heads into the winter on a high. ...
  • GripFixings Sponsorship As the BTCC moves to Knockhill this weekend we announce a new partnership with GripFixings for the remainder of the season. With both Chris Smiley and Dan Lloyd picking up maiden wins this season, Roger Peck, CEO of GripFixings felt that this was a great time to partner with the team. “With GripFixings going from strength to ...
  • Rockingham race report – 12th August 2018 Following Saturday’s excellent performance on track by Dan Lloyd and Chris Smiley, the two BTC  Honda Civics lined up on the grid for the first race of the day on row 3, in P5 and P6 respectively. Dan got off to a cracking start, getting stuck right in and by the first corner he was challenging ...