Yes, BTCC footage is regular fodder as a Time For Tea? but today it seems more relevant than ever;
Touring Car Legends
is returning for this year's championship.
Having covered the early years, the Super Touring era and more recent BTCC exploits in previous videos, something from the 80s was required. And if it's 80s BTCC, it has to be Sierra Cosworth.
As luck would have it, this video features two of the key protagonists in 80s touring cars, Steve Soper and Andy Rouse. Both in RS500s (with fantastic liveries too), they were apparently never more than a few metres from each other throughout the season. It's great racing to watch, close and fast but fair too. Furthermore, oversteer is never far away in 500hp Sierras!
What Soper seems to gain on the brakes Rouse takes back down the straights. It's an absorbing watch, all the more so seeing backmarkers in Escort XR3s and Golf GTIs. Superb.
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