Honda Will Race The 2016 Civic Type R Because It's Too Good Not To

When you've got a hatchback that puts out 310 horsepower and maybe obliterated a front-wheel drive Nürburgring record, how can you not take it racing? That's what Honda plans to do with the new 2016 Civic Type R. The updated car will replace its predecessor for the 2015 British Touring Car Championship season. » 3/17/15 10:45am 3/17/15 10:45am

This Is A Real Infiniti Race Car And Infiniti Is Going To Race It

Infiniti is about to get real. Infinti is about to get crazy. Infinti is about to start being sort-of-British. Infiniti is about to go racing. » 10/16/14 10:34am 10/16/14 10:34am

The Driver In This Huge BTCC Crash Somehow Survived Without A Scratch

Driver Rob Collard was involved in a rather significant crash in today's BTCC #2 race at Silverstone. Rather amazingly, given how far his vehicle flew when clipped by another driver, Collard appears to have sustained no injuries. » 9/28/14 4:00pm 9/28/14 4:00pm

Honda Built The Best Race Hauler Ever

Well, okay, so the trailer itself is nothing special apart from the racing livery, but being towed by a BTCC wagon with a side pipe makes all the difference. » 8/04/14 7:47am 8/04/14 7:47am

Robb Holland Becomes 1st American To Score In BTCC Since.. Dan Gurney?

Friend-of-Jalopnik Robb Holland just became the first American to score points in the extremely competitive British Touring Car Championship since, well, what appears to be the great Dan Gurney. Unless Bill "The Goobs" Gubelmann managed to do it in 1975, and nobody said anything about it. » 8/03/14 3:31pm 8/03/14 3:31pm

Volvo's 850 Wagon Racer Was All Sorts Of Two Wheeling Awesome Insanity

Twenty years have passed since Volvo entered two 850 wagons in the British Touring Car Championship. To this day it is still one of the bravest, nuttiest, and awesome cars. Why? Because racing wagon. » 4/25/14 4:40pm 4/25/14 4:40pm

Unbelievably Lucky Racing Driver Cuts Through Entire Field Unharmed

BTCC driver Alain Menu may not need a trip to the hospital, but a trip to the underwear store might be warranted after this unbelievably lucky near-miss. » 4/20/14 11:00am 4/20/14 11:00am

The Audi S3 Is All Dressed Up For British Touring Car Championship

What's better than the Audi A3? The Audi S3, for sure. And an Audi S3 dolled up in Oakley Motorsports livery for the British Touring Car Championship to be driven by Robb Holland? That's an attractive car. » 3/18/14 10:00pm 3/18/14 10:00pm

Meet The World's Most Badass 130 MPH Fire-Spitting Lawnmower

Honda took their HF2620 Lawn Tractor, gave it a new chromoly chassis, a custom body, ATV wheels with bespoke suspension, and the 1000cc engine from a VTR Firestorm motorcycle. They call it the Mean Mower. » 7/17/13 2:03pm 7/17/13 2:03pm

Ask American Robb Holland Anything You Want About Racing In The British…

Robb Holland will soon be the first American driver in the British Touring Car Championship in 37 years. This is a huge challenge and his first race is this weekend at Snetterton. As prep for his race he's answering your questions, live, right here. » 8/10/12 3:30pm 8/10/12 3:30pm

Robb Holland Will Be First American To Race In British Touring Cars In…

Not since Bill Gubelmann raced a Ford Capri in 1975 has there been an American in the British Touring Car Championship. Colorado-born Robb Holland will be racing a Honda Civic S2000, taking the fight to the Brits. » 7/11/12 2:31pm 7/11/12 2:31pm

Chevy's new BTCC racer is the Cruze you'd actually want

GM's pulled the wraps off the Silverline Chevrolet team's new 2011 Cruze racers for the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). The two racers enter the 2011 season get some new livery to match the WTCC cars. » 3/25/11 9:30am 3/25/11 9:30am

Race Car Driver Schools "Weirdo" Fan-Boy On Car Forum

Online forums give fans the opportunity to mouth off about athletes without fear of repercussions... unless the targeted athlete sees it and makes you look foolish. The chronology of a legendary online beatdown from champion racer Jason Plato below. » 11/30/10 2:00pm 11/30/10 2:00pm

Meet The Porsche Panamera Racing Car

One: Sports-car company builds four-door sedan. Two: Four-door sedan is loved by some, hated by others. Three: Someone turns four-door sedan into touring-car racer. Four: We actually dig it. » 6/07/10 12:30pm 6/07/10 12:30pm

Jason Plato's Epic BTCC Sliding Save

Veteran BTCC driver Jason Plato gives rookie Jonathan Adams a lesson in control after the youngster's BMW slams into Plato's Chevy Lacetti at Brands Hatch yesterday. You have to see it to believe it. » 4/06/09 4:30pm 4/06/09 4:30pm

John George Survives A Smashingly Good Flip At British Touring Car…

Check out this spectacular flippin' crash from this past weekend's final round of the British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch. Sure, there was plenty of other drama, with the title race coming down to the wire before being won by Vauxhall driver Fabrizio Giovanardi. But as far as sensational moments go, this… » 9/22/08 1:20pm 9/22/08 1:20pm

British Racer David Leslie Dies In Plane Crash

Yesterday, Sunday March 30, 2008, former touring car racer David Leslie died when the Cessna Citation he was in crashed into a house. No people on the ground were injured, but all five of the plane's passengers were killed. Leslie had a 13-year career in the British Touring Car Championship. His best season in the… » 3/31/08 3:15pm 3/31/08 3:15pm

Who Is Driving Car? OMG, No One Driving Car? How Can That Be?

Everyone loves a good April Fools Joke (remember the ESPN aluminum bat hoax?), especially the guys and gals over at SEAT Sport UK. The racing team that operates the SEAT Leon in the BTCC has a story on their website that is "strictly embargoed until April 1" about a remote controlled SEAT possibly competing in the… » 3/28/07 3:30pm 3/28/07 3:30pm

Charles Randall On British Touring Car Racing

Our Garschk. For some reason, this article crawled up our bum and sat there. We realize that it's written for a general audience, but criminy, who cares? Charles Randall, who's been a professional racing driver since 1997, should stick to being a racing driver and not attempt to write things unless under the aegis of… » 9/06/06 12:50am 9/06/06 12:50am