BTCC 2019 silly season

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colin79666

564 posts

49 months

Saturday 6th October
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BMR have been threatened with being stuck off again:
https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/0935688...

xxdaix

33 posts

124 months

Wednesday 10th October
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Any news as to whether Matt Jackson will be back in 2019?? Did he do any racing this year or has he kept a low profile??

DanielSan

13,596 posts

103 months

Wednesday 10th October
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xxdaix said:
Any news as to whether Matt Jackson will be back in 2019?? Did he do any racing this year or has he kept a low profile??
He's spent most of the year making and then sticking pins into a Dan Cammish voodoo doll.

Kraken

590 posts

136 months

Thursday 11th October
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Only got himself to blame at the end of the day. He did a few races in other series but not a whole season. If he can find the funding I expect he'll back in BTCC or maybe even the Porsches.

Craigyp79

448 posts

119 months

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steve-5snwi

2,441 posts

29 months

Wednesday 17th October
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Interesting, if that's the S3's gone does that leave AMD running the MG under its own branding or is this the beginning of AMD just become a racecar builder rather than a race team (hopefully they will not lose there identity)

roddo

471 posts

131 months

Wednesday 17th October
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Unless AMD have purchased 2x Honda's

Kraken

590 posts

136 months

Thursday 18th October
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They did say in a radio interview that they would be running four cars but there would be a change of marque. So if they are counting the two Audis in that four then they must be dropping the MG's. Or they're not counting the Audi's as the four they're running in which case it might be two Hondas and two MG's. I think running six cars might be a step too far though.

knowitall

51 posts

43 months

Thursday 18th October
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btcc doesn’t allow one team or person or company to effectively control more than 4 cars

Robmarriott

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1,142 posts

94 months

Thursday 18th October
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knowitall said:
btcc doesn’t allow one team or person or company to effectively control more than 4 cars
correct, so running 2 as Trade Price Cars and 4 as AMD would be a loophole to exploit.

darren9

918 posts

131 months

Thursday 18th October
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Couple of pictures doing the rounds today with ‘plato’ on the doors of a motorbase focus.

Gotta be Lewis hasn’t it?

Kraken

590 posts

136 months

Thursday 18th October
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Yep, it is.

Mr Red Barron

1,545 posts

144 months

Wednesday 24th October
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AMD have bought the ex-Eurotech Civics.

https://www.touringcartimes.com/2018/10/24/cobra-s...





Wookie.........you'd best get a seat in one of them!

AA88

345 posts

78 months

Wednesday 24th October
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Mr Red Barron said:
AMD have bought the ex-Eurotech Civics.

https://www.touringcartimes.com/2018/10/24/cobra-s...





Wookie.........you'd best get a seat in one of them!
Am I right in thinking Wookie is in a Motorbase Ford next year?

The Wookie

11,549 posts

164 months

Wednesday 24th October
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Don’t know yet! Early days

Mr Red Barron

1,545 posts

144 months

Wednesday 24th October
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AA88 said:
Mr Red Barron said:
AMD have bought the ex-Eurotech Civics.

https://www.touringcartimes.com/2018/10/24/cobra-s...





Wookie.........you'd best get a seat in one of them!
Am I right in thinking Wookie is in a Motorbase Ford next year?
No, he was taking part in a Dunlop tyre test I believe.

Mr Red Barron

1,545 posts

144 months

Wednesday 24th October
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The Wookie said:
Don’t know yet! Early days
You deserve a chance in a proven front running car.....plus you've been the best driver in those Audi's since they've been around.

The Wookie

11,549 posts

164 months

Wednesday 24th October
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Mr Red Barron said:
You deserve a chance in a proven front running car.....plus you've been the best driver in those Audi's since they've been around.
Thanks mate that’s really appreciated! The test in the Focus answered a lot of questions and I think might have surprised a few people.

I’m ready to put in the extra commitment to make the step up so hopefully I’ll get a chance one way or another!

Craigyp79

448 posts

119 months

Thursday 25th October
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The Wookie said:
Thanks mate that’s really appreciated! The test in the Focus answered a lot of questions and I think might have surprised a few people.

I’m ready to put in the extra commitment to make the step up so hopefully I’ll get a chance one way or another!
That's awesome news, fingers crossed it all works out!

darren9

918 posts

131 months

Wednesday 7th November
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Nicked off Facebook;

BREAKING NEWS: Excelr8 Motorsport announces it will enter the 2019 British Touring Car Championship with a pair of MG6 GTs... Read the full story here ?????http://www.btcc.net/2018/11/07/excelr8-motorsport-joins-btcc-with-mg-entry/


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2019 BTCC DRIVER NEWS: Carl Boardley steps up to the British Touring Car Championship full-time in 2019 with Team HARD, alongside Mike Bushell and Bobby Thompson. Read the full story here 🗞️👉 http://www.btcc.net/2018/11/07/boardley-steps-up-t...

Edited by darren9 on Wednesday 7th November 16:49