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It’s been a busy silly season in the BTCC since the chequered flag fell to end the 2020 campaign last November. While last year’s top two have stayed put, there’s been a lot of fat to chew elsewhere, which should result in another fascinating year of tin-top action.
Three-time British Touring Car champion Gordon Shedden made the perfect start to his return to the series by topping the official test day on the Silverstone National Circuit.
The hideous chain of decisions that led to Formula Renault competing with Formula Regional for two years has been reversed. Now one massive grid of future stars is getting ready for F1 support action.
Three-time British Touring Car champion Matt Neal will take a sabbatical from driving this season as Dan Rowbottom returns to the series to join Gordon Shedden at Team Dynamics.
Carlin has helped guide enough drivers to Formula 1 to fill out an entire grid, plus a handful of reserves, to create a remarkable alumni list. With Yuki Tsunoda set to join that group, Motorsport.com has ranked its graduates to grace the grand prix scene...
New AlphaTauri Formula 1 recruit Yuki Tsunoda has had a sensational rise during his F2 rookie season. But what makes him so special? Motorsport.com asks those he's worked with, and the man himself.
FIA Formula 3 Championship star Logan Sargeant is weighing up a switch to sports-prototype or GT racing because he is short of budget to continue in open-wheel racing.
Ex-Marussia Formula 1 and Mercedes DTM racer Roberto Merhi is in the frame to return to Formula 2 this season after a two-year absence.
British Touring Car Championship wins record holder Jason Plato has put a stop to rumours that he would not return to the series in 2021.
British Touring Car Championship star Tom Ingram will line up in a Hyundai this season at the start of what has been described as a “multi-year agreement” with Excelr8 Motorsport.
A significant figure in future McLaren supremo Ron Dennis’s formative years as a team owner, and himself briefly the head of an F1 squad, Tony Vlassopulos died recently. He was 89.
A jovial, warm-hearted character who became celebrated as ‘The Voice of Brands’, veteran circuit commentator Brian Jones died on New Year’s Day, 2021. He was 85.
New AlphaTauri Formula 1 recruit Yuki Tsunoda will be pushing teammate Pierre Gasly hard within a few races next season, predicts the man whose team ran him in Formula 2.
The Infiniti Q50 was completely redesigned, redeveloped and revamped by BMR and Laser Tools Racing for 2020. And the flamboyant brilliance of the driver behind the wheel was enough to snatch the title at the last gasp…
Mick Schumacher wrapped up the FIA Formula 2 Championship in a spellbinding series finale on the Bahrain International Circuit’s outer loop that was won by Jehan Daruvala.
AlphaTauri prospect Yuki Tsunoda secured victory in a thrilling Bahrain Formula 2 feature race, as Callum Ilott and Mick Schumacher were classified fifth and sixth respectively to take the title fight to Sunday's finale.
Red Bull and Honda junior Yuki Tsunoda retained a very slender chance of winning the 2020 Formula 2 title by taking pole position for the final round in Bahrain, as points leader Mick Schumacher qualified down in 18th after a collision with Roy Nissany.
Ferrari junior Robert Shwartzman took a lights-to-flag win in the Formula 2 sprint race in Bahrain, as an incident involving the main title rivals swung the advantage back in Mick Schumacher’s favour.
Felipe Drugovich took a superb maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race victory at the Bahrain International Circuit, as second-placed Callum Ilott made further inroads into Mick Schumacher’s points lead.
Callum Ilott cut four points from fellow Ferrari junior Mick Schumacher’s FIA Formula 2 Championship advantage by claiming a clear pole position in qualifying at the Bahrain International Circuit.
Nikita Mazepin topped a stop-start free practice session for the penultimate round of the FIA Formula 2 Championship at the Bahrain International Circuit.
OPINION: The 67th edition of the Macau Grand Prix might have been a largely muted affair to the outside world without its international influx and star line-ups, another victim to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organisers deserve huge credit for keeping the party going…
The management of newly crowned 2020 British Touring Car champion Ash Sutton has denied any discussions with BMW team West Surrey Racing for what would be a shock switch for next season.
Ash Sutton has become British Touring Car champion for a second time after finishing sixth in a wet final race of the season at Brands Hatch that was won by Rory Butcher.
Four-time British Touring Car champion Colin Turkington’s bid to win a fifth crown has received a setback with a post-race time penalty following the second race at the Brands Hatch finale.
Ash Sutton has moved into a nine-point lead with one race to go in the British Touring Car Championship by dominating the second race of the Brands Hatch finale.
Honda’s Dan Cammish took victory in the first race of the British Touring Car Championship finale at Brands Hatch, while Ash Sutton’s second place has boosted him into the points lead.
Toyota ace Tom Ingram boosted his long-shot British Touring Car Championship title prospects by claiming pole position in a wet qualifying session for the final round at Brands Hatch.
The final round of the British Touring Car Championship will take place as scheduled at Brands Hatch on 14-15 November, despite the UK entering a new lockdown and all non-elite racing being cancelled.
Three-time British Touring Car champion Matt Neal could hang up his helmet and retire at the end of this season.
Rory Butcher has kept his fifth place in the final British Touring Car Championship race at Snetterton following his last-corner clash with fellow title contender Tom Ingram but has been given a verbal reprimand and a ‘strike’.
Ollie Jackson fended off Adam Morgan to take his second reversed-grid British Touring Car Championship win in the finale at Snetterton, as chaos reigned behind the leading duo.
BMW star Colin Turkington moved back into the joint lead of the British Touring Car Championship by taking a lights-to-flag victory – plus fastest lap – in the first race at Snetterton.
Four-time British Touring Car champion Colin Turkington snatched pole position for the penultimate round of the season at Snetterton on the last lap of the new-format qualifying shootout.
British Touring Car Championship racer Bobby Thompson has been ruled out of this weekend's round at Snetterton due to concussion from his barrel-roll last time out at Croft.
British Touring Car Championship Audi racer Bobby Thompson is determined to see out the remainder of the season following his spectacular barrel-roll at Croft, pending medical clearance.
Toyota star Tom Ingram completed a last-to-victory recovery across the British Touring Car Championship round at Croft by winning the reversed-grid finale.