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  1. Paul Jeffrey

    Restrictions Be Gone: What Real World Motorsport Are You Most Looking Forward To Restarting?

    Slowly but oh so very surely the Covid-19 related restrictions on motorsport are starting to lift - and as racing springs back to life, which events / series are you most looking forward to watching again? Early warning - this is probably one of the least scientific polls you will ever see, and...
  2. Race 07 : Super Touring Volvo !

    Race 07 : Super Touring Volvo !

    Today we go back a decade and fire up Race 07 for the chance to drive the touring car brick that is the Volvo 850 Estate ! I selected the Knockhill circuit f...
  3. Paul Jeffrey

    Motorsport | Touring Car Driver of the Year: Vote Now

    The touring car season have concluded for the year, with some great champions, outstanding rookies and fan favourites enjoying enviable performances across the world - but who do you think did the best job of all? It could be argued that the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, FIA WTCR by...
  4. Paul Jeffrey

    WTCR: Race of China Discussion Thread

    Welcome to the central discussion thread for the next round of the FIA WTCR at Ningbo, China. Fresh from an extended break of over two months, the WTCR field return to action once again at the tight and technical Ningbo International Speedway circuit in the Zhejiang province of China...
  5. Paul Jeffrey

    Hyundai Reveal New ETCR Electric Racer

    Hyundai Motorsport have revealed their brand new Veloster N ETCR electric racer set to debut in the upcoming 2020 ETCR all-electric racing series. “Through our successful Customer Racing division, we have spent many years honing our skills in touring car racing, which has resulted in two...
  6. Paul Jeffrey

    WTCR: Race of Portugal Discussion Thread

    Welcome to the central discussion thread for the sixth round of the 2019 FIA WTCR by Oscaro at Vila Real. A fierce street circuit that bites hard for any driver who makes a mistake, Vila Real is one of the more challenging additions to the WTCR calendar in recent years, and has already produced...
  7. Paul Jeffrey

    BTCC: Croft Discussion Thread

    Welcome to the central discussion thread for the latest round of the 2019 KwikFit British Touring Car Championship at Croft. The action in the 2019 British Touring Car Championship remains hot as the field take to the Croft circuit in North Yorkshire this weekend - promising another spectacular...
  8. Paul Jeffrey

    WTCR Race of Zandvoort Discussion Thread

    Welcome to the central discussion thread for the FIA WTCR race weekend at Zandvoort. Having just confirmed a contract to bring Formula One racing back to the Netherlands from the 2020 racing season, Zandvoort completes a busy week by hosting the latest round of the 2019 FIA WTCR series, and an...
  9. Paul Jeffrey

    WTCR Race of Slovakia Discussion Thread

    The FIA WTCR is back in action again this weekend, with the impressive Slovakiaring the venue for rounds 7, 8 and 9 of the new season. Having been the surprise package of the year so far, Honda should have a much tougher time of it in Slovakia thanks to the latest round of Balance of...
  10. Paul Jeffrey

    MotorLand Aragon Confirmed for 2020 WTCR Season

    A new track will be joining the 2020 WTCR calendar next season, with MotorLand Aragon announcing the series will return to Spanish soil for the first time since 2012. Principally known for hosting motorcycle racing since it opened for competition in 2009, the 5.344km circuit located in Alcañiz...
  11. Paul Jeffrey

    TCR: MG6 XPOWER TCR Concept Revealed

    The now Chinese owned MG brand have revealed a potential new TCR specification race car at the Auto Shanghai Show recently. Provisionally called the MG6 XPOWER, the new TCR specification car has been designed for competition in the many national and international TCR championships around the...
  12. Paul Jeffrey

    BMW 3 Series Returns to BTCC in 2019

    West Surrey Racing have confirmed they will field three brand new BMW 3 Series cars in the 2019 British Touring Car Championship. Reigning team and driver champions WSR have confirmed they will be ditching the ultra successful BMW 125i for 2019, leaving behind one of the most successful modern...
  13. Paul Jeffrey

    Ex-F1 Racer Mark Blundell to Make BTCC Debut

    Ex-McLaren Formula One driver Mark Blundell completes Trade Price Cars BTCC line up for the 2019 season. Making a shock return to motorsport following a long and successful career in Formula One, IndyCar and Le Mans, Mark Blundell has confirmed he will join up alongside Jake Hill in the Trade...
  14. Paul Jeffrey

    Who Was Your Touring Car 'Driver of the Year'?

    Touring car racing had a spectacular year in 2018 - but who do you think had the best season across the top tin top categories? For the sake of this poll we've narrowed the substantial field down somewhat, picking the drivers we feel performed the best over the course of the season from the...
  15. Paul Jeffrey

    Ehrlacher, Priaulx, Muller and Bjork to Race Lynk & Co WTCR in 2019

    The new Lynk & Co Cyan Racing team will field three champions and one of touring cars brightest talents in the 2019 WTCR season. Having committed to entering the rapidly growing new FIA WTCR by Oscaro touring car championship from next season, the Chinese based Lynk & Co outfit have most...
  16. Paul Jeffrey

    Rockingham Motor Speedway to Close Down?

    The only oval in the UK, Corby's Rockingham Motor Speedway looks set to close it's doors to racing at the end of the current year. Having aroused plenty interest in the motorsports world when Rockingham first opened for business as the only active oval circuit in the UK back in 2001, it now...
  17. Paul Jeffrey

    RaceRoom WTCR Tomorrow - New VW Previews

    The final preview image of the upcoming WTCR DLC for RaceRoom Racing Experience is here - give a warm RD welcome to the mighty VW Golf GTI TCR... The VW group have had something of a troubled time over the last few years, dieselgate and a mass exodus for brands under the VW Group umbrella...
  18. Paul Jeffrey

    Open Letter to Sim Developers - Why the Lack of Touring Cars in Sim Racing?

    GT3 Endurance racing seems to be all the rage in sim racing at the moment, but I’d like to know why touring cars constantly get overlooked in our wonderful hobby. FIA WTCR, British Touring Cars, V8 Supercars, TCR Europe... the list is practically endless when thinking about a high quality...
  19. Paul Jeffrey

    WTCR: A Legend Reborn

    Touring Car racing is back with a bang following an incredibly successful first WTCR World Touring Car Cup opening round in Marrakech. The WTCC is dead, long live the WTCR. When the World Touring Car Championship TC1 regulations wallowed in its final death throws at the end of 2017, many...
  20. Paul Jeffrey

    New E-TCR Cupra e-Racer Revealed

    The first images of the new electric touring car racer from SEAT Sport, the Cupra e-Racer has been revealed ahead of the new series debut next year. Designed under the brand new E TCR regulations, an electric off shoot of the popular TCR rule set devised by former World Touring Car Championship...

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