News : MG adds third car to 2014 BTCC line-up

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Former British F3 Champion Marc Hynes has chosen to return to BTCC in an MG6 for the 2014 season, the third MG6 running in the Championship next year. Hynes, 35, will race a Triple Eight-prepared MG6 and will dovetail the BTCC programme with his current management role with the Marussia F1 Team. The addition of […]

Blog : Super Touring – gone, but not forgotten

In 1993-'95, the Cavalier performed brilliantly in BTCC, bolstering the car's already excellent image.

Sam Mace Are you into Touring Cars? If you answered yes, chances are you hotfooted it to your local newsagents when you heard about last week’s edition of Autosport. It’s not something I’ve bothered with before but, when I found they were producing an issue dedicated to Super Touring, my eyes lit up. If you […]

News : Jason Plato consolidates BTCC lead

Jason Plato's MG6 GT flying over the kerbs during Round 6 at Donington Park

Words: Simon Thompson Photographs: BTCC Media Office The second Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) meeting of the season saw the teams head to the East Midland’s Donington Park track for Rounds 4, 5 and 6 last weekend. MG KX Momentum Racing’s success at Brands Hatch, which saw Jason Plato jump straight to the top […]

News : Plato takes pole at Oulton Park

Jason Plato on pole for tomorrow's BTCC triple-header at Oulton Park

Jason Plato set a qualifying lap record to grab pole position for the first of tomorrow’s three Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at the Oulton Park circuit in Cheshire. Plato left it right until the end of a highly exciting session to post a best time of 1m26.872s in his KX Momentum Racing […]

News : Q&A with Triple Eight MD Ian Harrison

Triple Eight MD Ian Harrison and Jason Plato's MG6 GT after Thruxton

Words: Clive Goldthorp Photographs: Simon Davies/Pegasus Photographics AROnline’s regular readers will already know that Triple Eight Race Engineering Limited run MG Motor UK Limited’s works MG KX Momentum Racing team in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) this year. However, prior to that, the company designed, built and ran the official works Vauxhall […]

News : MG enters BTCC for 2012

A computer rendering of the 2012 BTCC MG6

MG Motor UK has announced it will enter the 2012 BTCC Series with a two-car team of MG6 GTs, which will run in the MG KX Momentum Racing team and piloted by double BTCC champion Jason Plato and BTCC rising star Andy Neate. The cars will be prepared by Triple Eight Race Engineering, one of the […]

Press Report : MG considers BTCC race return

Autocar/Motorsport News, 9th June, 2010 MG is eyeing an assault on the British Touring Car Championship when the sport’s new regulations come into force in 2011, according to a report in this week’s Motorsport News. The Chinese-owned firm is in talks with potential teams about running a two-car programme in Britain’s headline tin-top championship, which is due […]

MINI and MG : Back on stage and track?

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Clive Goldthorp Autocar’s website and sister title Motorsport News have this week reported that two of the former BMC marques most closely associated with Motor Sport are set to return to competition in the next couple of years. MINI’s forthcoming new crossover model, which will, if current rumours are correct, be badged the Countryman and will reach […]