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Austin makes debut as HiQ Blogger

Fans favourite Rob Austin, known for his loyal following, aviator sun glasses and competitive nature will write for the HiQ BTCC Blog on the Monday after each race weekend. The column, the drivers first, is part of a new offering from the Team Championship sponsor this season.

The Fast Fit network is launching a new look site dedicated to everything touring car celebrating its renewed multi-year sponsorship deal. The site will provide the latest on the paddock, behind the scenes videos and host its ever popular Driver of the Day competition.

Rob Austin’s blog will provide an insight into the championship, the…

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HiQ all set for another exhilarating BTCC season

HiQ, one of the country’s leading Fast Fit networks, is proud to continue as Team Championship sponsor with the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).

Farrell Dolan, Director of HiQ: “The BTCC is the premier racing championship in Britain and we are proud to be part of it. The exposure we receive through the championship is unrivalled and through our activations we look to continue our rapport with the loyal fans who flock to each round. Our partnership with the BTCC continues to help us achieve our business goals and targets. HiQ is a business made of up great…

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All set for title showdown at Brands Hatch

We are now just two weeks away from crowning the 2013 BTCC Champion and the weekend of racing at Silverstone has set it all up nicely! Andrew Jordan and four former champions; Matt Neal, Gordon Shedden, Colin Turkington and Jason Plato are all still in the hunt for the championship, and it doesn't take a genius to work out what that means - full throttle racing at Brands Hatch!

In the HiQ Teams Championship Honda looked to have wrapped it all up now, heading into the final round with a lead of 102 points. Although, Pirtek are still leading the individual…

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Jordan takes pole position in the championship race

So, another British Touring Car round done and what a tale of two stories for the main title contenders going into the weekend. On the one hand, Andrew Jordan wowed HiQ with his dominant wins both in race one and three taking the championship lead for the first time since Brands Hatch. Matt Neal on the other hand, had a bad day at the office! A spin in race one, retirement in race two and starting at the back of the grid for race three completed the day of disappointment for the veteran.

Although it was not the ideal race weekend…

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Title race takes a tense turn at Knockhill

School maybe out but there is still a lot to learn in terms who will win what in the 2013 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) season. A crucial race three win for Andrew Jordan saw the Birmingham born driver move within three points of the current championship leader Matt Neal. Jordan now follows Neal by only three points in the championship as he searches for his maiden BTCC title in the final three race weekends of the season. 

Unfortunately with their second driver Jeff Smith missing the Knockhill round, the Pirtek Racing team was unable to sneak past MG KX Momentum…

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Trio of Winners at Snetterton

MG KX Momentum Racing driver Sam Tordoff secured the first victory of his BTCC career in Sunday’s opener at Snetterton, before the Hondas of Andrew Jordan and Gordon Shedden claimed a win apiece in races two and three respectively. Proving something of a Snetterton specialist, having won there previously in both the Clio Cup and Carrera Cup, Tordoff stormed to his maiden BTCC pole position on Saturday and then duly backed-up his pace with a commanding lights-to-flag victory in race one. Plato followed Tordoff home to secure MG’s second one-two finish of the season, whilst Shedden had to fend off late challenges…

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Thruxton pivotal for Airwaves team

Airwaves Racing is hoping to kick off its season proper at Thruxton after two challenging race weekends so far in the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

The team has grappled with both set-up and reliability issues up to now, but is quietly confident that this weekend at Thruxton in Hampshire (4-5 May) will see a reversal in fortunes.

The Motorbase squad has a good record at Thruxton, with Mat Jackson taking a second place in 2011 and a win in 2012 driving the S2000 specification Ford Focus ST. Jackson is adamant that this must be the turning point in…

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Turkington claims victory

Former BTCC champion Colin Turkington claimed his first victory since his championship winning campaign back in 2009 after a faultless drive in the final race at Donington Park. The result also marks the first win for the new eBay Motors BMW 125i M Sport.Honda Yuasa Racing completed the podium order after both Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal muscled past the MG of Sam Tordoff on the final lap.

Starting from the front row, Turkington blasted by pole-sitter Tom Onslow-Cole off the line and immediately pulled clear. Onslow-Cole held on bravely in the early running as he fought off multiple challenges from…

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