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How a BTCC veteran conquered the summit in British GT Prime

How a BTCC veteran conquered the summit in British GT

After two decades in touring cars, Rob Collard had an uphill battle to unlearn the tools needed to be quick in tin-tops and understand how to hustle a GT3 car. But he did so with aplomb to prevail alongside Sandy Mitchell amid a challenging year for the series...

Why Button struggled on Silverstone McLaren GT3 debut

Jenson Button says he would do more testing if he were to return to GT3 racing in future after a tough debut weekend in the British GT championship at Silverstone last weekend.

Non-elite UK racing cancelled, BTCC & British GT finales go ahead

The final round of the British Touring Car Championship will take place as scheduled at Brands Hatch on 14-15 November, despite the UK entering a new lockdown and all non-elite racing being cancelled.

Button to make GT3 debut in British GT season finale

Jenson Button will make his GT3 debut in the British GT championship's final round at Silverstone next month.

Ratel: Five or six new GT2 cars could be ready by 2019

There could be as many as five or six new GT2 supercars ready to race by the second half of next year, according to class instigator Stephane Ratel.

Martin becomes latest Aston Martin driver in British GT

Maxime Martin has become the fifth factory Aston Martin driver to sign up to race in the British GT championship in 2018.

Turner joins Beechdean squad for British GT assault

Aston Martin factory racer Darren Turner will race in the British GT championship this season with the returning Beechdean AMR squad.

Thiim, Sorensen to race in British GT in 2018

Former World Endurance Championship GT title-winning pairing Nicki Thiim and Marco Sorensen will race in British GT for TF Sport in 2018.

Rockingham British GT: Rabindra scores another class podium

The #59 Garage 59 duo of Akhil Rabindra and Dean Macdonald scored another GT4 Silver Cup podium in the second round of British GT championship at Rockingham.

Oulton Park British GT: Rabindra scores class podium on debut

Akhil Rabindra secured a podium finish in his class during the opening round of British GT championship at Oulton Park.

Lower cost, more opportunities key to British GT move - Rabindra

Single-seater convert Akhil Rabindra has cited lower competing cost and increasing opportunities in GT racing as the two central reasons behind his move to the British GT series.

Rabindra joins McLaren GT Academy for 2017

Indian driver Akhil Rabindra has joined the McLaren GT's driver academy for the 2017 season and will compete in the British GT for the Garage 59 outfit.

Tordoff switches to British GT for 2017 season

BTCC runner-up Sam Tordoff will switch to racing in the British GT championship in 2017, partnering up with Liam Griffin in a Barwell Motorsport-run Lamborghini.

Outsiders Howard and Adam win 2015 British GT title for Aston Martin

The British GT championship concluded this afternoon in dramatic style as the Beechdean Aston Martin duo of Jonny Adam and Andrew Howard benefited from a race full of accidents to take an unlikely championship crown.

Chadwick delighted to become first female British GT title holder

17-year-old Jamie Chadwick was happy to "unexpectedly" wrap up a record-breaking British GT4 crown with her teammate Ross Gunn after a tough Snetterton double-header.

Adam and Howard win red-flagged race as other title contenders collide

Beechdean duo Jonathan Adam and Andrew Howard mastered the rainy conditions in race two at Snetterton to set up a close GT3 title showdown for the Donington finale.

Griffin and Butcher ease to victory in first Snetterton race

Oman Racing Team duo Liam Griffin and Rory Butcher took their Aston Martin Vantage to the top in the first race of British GT's double-header.

Beechdean's young rookies on the verge of British GT4 title

Teenage duo Jamie Chadwick and Ross Gunn are close to making British GT history by being the youngest title holders in the series' history. Valentin Khorounzhiy spoke to the pair.

Sims and Attard extend championship lead with Brands win

Ecurie Ecosse duo Alexander Sims and Marco Attard were victorious in British GT's two-hour race at Brands Hatch, establishing a solid lead in the standings with three races to go in 2015.

Howard and Adam cruise to Spa victory

Beechdean Aston Martin drivers Andrew Howard and Jonny Adam became the first repeat winners of the season with an unflustered victory at Spa.

Vannelet and Quaife-Hobbs win for McLaren at Silverstone

Gilles Vannelet and Adrian-Quaife Hobbs took the new-for-2015 McLaren 650S to its first British GT win at Silverstone, the second for VonRyan Racing in as many weekends.

Sims and Attard score Rockingham British GT win

Defending champion Marco Attard and Alexander Sims took their first British GT win of the season with an accomplished performance at Rockingham.

Sims storms to Rockingham British GT pole

Alexander Sims laid down the gauntlet with a lap four tenths of a second clear of the field to earn pole for the third round of the British GT championship at Rockingham.

Howard/Adam survive penalty scare to win second race

A late drive-through penalty for a pitlane violation wasn't enough to stop Andrew Howard and Jonathan Adam dominating the second British GT race at Oulton Park in their Beechdean Motorsport Aston Martin Vantage.

Carroll hangs on to clinch British GT opener

Adam Carroll survived a late assault from Rory Butcher and Joe Osborne to take victory in the first British GT race of the season for himself and FF Corse team-mate Gary Eastwood at Oulton Park.

Adam and Griffin take opening British GT poles

Ex-British Touring Car drivers Jonathan Adam and Liam Griffin set the pace in their respective classes to secure the first pole positions of the new British GT season at Oulton Park.

Living the dream: McLaren GT places faith in youth

Ross Wylie and Andrew Watson are racing a McLaren 650S in this year’s British GT Championship after being signed to the iconic British marque’s young GT driver scheme. Jamie Klein caught up with the pair.