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BMR confirms end of Subaru BTCC deal

Team BMR has confirmed its split with Subaru, with last weekend's Brand Hatch BTCC finale marking the end of its four-year deal with the Japanese marque.

Hailie Deegan wins K&N West race in wild finish

California teenager Hailie Deegan battled teammate Derek Kraus in last-lap tangle in overtime in Colorado to win her second K&N Pro Series West race of the season.

Brands Hatch BTCC: Sutton tops first qualifying of 2019

Ashley Sutton secured a surprise pole position for the opening round of the 2019 British Touring Car Championship, beating former teammate Jason Plato in an incident-packed qualifying at Brands Hatch.

Brands Hatch BTCC: Sutton takes pole on damp track

Ashley Sutton secured a surprise pole position for the opening round of the 2019 BTCC season, beating former teammate Jason Plato in an incident-packed qualifying at Brands Hatch.

Hailie Deegan makes late pass to win Las Vegas K&N West opener

After coming so close to winning last season, Hailie Deegan was not to be denied again in Las Vegas.

Sutton keeps BMR Subaru BTCC seat for 2019

One-time BTCC champion Ash Sutton will remain in the series in 2019 at the wheel of a BMR Racing Subaru.

Proctor switches to BMR Subaru for 2019

Senna Proctor will switch to BMR Racing for the 2019 BTCC season and will be at the wheel of a factory-backed Subaru Levorg.

Derek Kraus gets lead and stays out front to win K&N opener

K&N Pro Series West Series driver Derek Kraus made a daring pass for lead and held on after a late caution to pick up his seventh career win.

Brendan Gaughan goes back to his roots in K&N Pro Series

Veteran driver Brendan Gaughan will compete Thursday night in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race on the dirt track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Knockhill BTCC: Sutton wins, Turkington and Jelley collide

Reigning champion Ash Sutton took his fifth victory of the British Touring Car Championship season on a soaking track in race one at Knockhill.

Rockingham BTCC: Sutton claims easy Race 2 win

Reigning champion Ash Sutton won the second BTCC race at Rockingham on a damp-but-drying track to put himself firmly in the hunt for this year’s title.

BMR Subaru slims down to two-car line-up

The BMR Subaru squad has slimmed down from three to two cars for the remainder of the BTCC season with Josh Price parting ways from the team.

Croft BTCC: Sutton leads Subaru 1-2 in qualifying

Ashley Sutton secured his first pole position in twelve months after topping the times in qualifying for the latest rounds of the BTCC at Croft.

NASCAR Roundtable: Will there be a new winner at Sonoma?

The NASCAR team previews NASCAR's first road course race of the 2018 season at Sonoma Raceway.

Hershel McGriff - age 90 - returns to NASCAR racing next month

Hershel McGriff’s more than 70-year racing career is not over just yet.

Champion Sutton tops Thruxton BTCC test

Reigning champion Ash Sutton topped the annual Thruxton BTCC test in his Team BMR Subaru Levorg.

BTCC 2018 grid set as BMR Subaru finalises line-up

The grid for the 2018 BTCC season is set, following the news that Josh Price will continue to race for Team BMR this year in a third Subaru Levorg.

Derek Kraus spoils Kevin Harvick's California homecoming

Kevin Harvick’s NASCAR winning streak ended when he got knocked out of the lane in Thursday night’s K&N Pro Series West Series season opener.

Kevin Harvick hopes to add "some buzz" to grassroots racing

For the first time in 19 years, Kevin Harvick has the chance to win a NASCAR race in his hometown of Bakersfield, Calif.

NASCAR K&N Pro Series East prepares to take green flag on 2018 season

The season opener for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East highlights nine nights of short track racing at New Smyrna (Fla.) Speedway.

BTCC champion Sutton stays at BMR Subaru

Reigning champion Ash Sutton will return to the British Touring Car Championship in 2018 to defend his crown in the Team BMR Subaru Levorg.

NASCAR Next driver Hailie Deegan joins BMR in NASCAR K&N Pro Series

The California 16-year-old driver will run full K&N West schedule with veteran team owner Bill McAnally and also compete in select East events.

Cole Rouse to compete for NASCAR K&N Pro Series West title in 2018

Cole Rouse is returning to NASCAR K&N Pro Series West competition in 2018 with the series’ premier organization.

Sutton crowned BTCC champion as Turkington retires

Team BMR Subaru driver Ash Sutton has been crowned BTCC champion after title rival Colin Turkington was forced to retire from the final race of the weekend at Brands Hatch.

Plato: BMR has "found the gremlin" of 2017 season

Double BTCC champion Jason Plato believes he and his Team BMR outfit have found the "gremlin" that had previously hampered his 2017 campaign.

Knockhill BTCC: Plato wins Race 1 after last turn Subaru swap

Jason Plato claimed his first BTCC victory of 2017 at Knockhill after he and teammate Ash Sutton attempted to tactically trade the lead on the final lap.

Knockhill BTCC: Plato edges Sutton for first pole in a year

Jason Plato secured his first BTCC pole position in a year with the fastest time in a frenetic end to Saturday’s qualifying session at Knockhill.

Snetterton BTCC: Sutton doubles up, takes points lead

Ash Sutton assumed the lead of the British Touring Car Championship drivers’ standings with a commanding second win from as many races at Snetterton.

Plato: Testing Sutton's car "lifted weight off my shoulders"

Two-time BTCC champion Jason Plato says that a back-to-back test in Subaru teammate Ash Sutton’s car has given him a boost for the second half of the season.

Plato: Poor BTCC form has "messed with my head"

Two-time champion Jason Plato admits the fact he has been uncompetitive in the first half of this year's BTCC season has "messed with his head".

Croft BTCC: Sutton awarded pole in crash-marred qualifying

Team BMR Subaru's Ash Sutton was handed pole position for the Croft round of the BTCC after qualifying was abandoned due to a mid-session pile-up.

Plato to test Sutton's car after early-season BTCC woes

Two-time BTCC champion Jason Plato will swap cars with his race-winning teammate Ash Sutton in a test next week in an attempt to get to the root of problems with his own Subaru Levorg.

Oulton Park BTCC: Sutton takes Subaru's first win of 2017

Ashley Sutton took Team BMR Subaru’s maiden BTCC victory of the season at Oulton Park when he dominated the second race of the weekend.

Donington BTCC: Sutton takes shock pole for Subaru

Team BMR Subaru's Ash Sutton took a surprise pole position during the second round of the BTCC at Donington Park.

Subaru BMR team boss gives up BTCC drive

The boss of the Subaru BTCC team, Warren Scott, will step down as one of his squad's drivers for 2017, and will enter the British Rallycross Championship instead.

Sutton switches to BMR Subaru for BTCC 2017

Ash Sutton will join the Team BMR Subaru BTCC outfit alongside Jason Plato and James Cole for the 2017 season.

Turkington coy on rumours of WSR BTCC return

Colin Turkington has remained tight-lipped on rumours that he is set for a return to West Surrey Racing for the 2017 BTCC season.

Turkington parts ways with Subaru BTCC squad

Two-time BTCC champion Colin Turkington has parted ways with the Team BMR Subaru squad.

Subaru BTCC squad clarifies engine equalisation stance

Team BMR has clarified its views on engine performance in the BTCC, with an addition to the statement issued on the matter earlier this week.

Subaru team responds to ongoing BTCC engine equivalency debate

Team BMR has issued a statement in the wake of Jason Plato's criticism of the BTCC's equivalency formula, saying data presented by TOCA shows a “remarkably accurate judgement” of the power of each engine in the championship.

BTCC boss hits out at Plato's "borderline offensive" criticisms

Alan Gow, the boss of the British Touring Car Championship, has issued a strongly-worded response to Subaru driver Jason Plato's criticisms of the series' engine parity.

Plato: BTCC's engine parity rules unfair to Subaru

Team BMR Subaru driver Jason Plato has questioned the fairness of the BTCC’s equivalency formula after the most recent weekend of the championship at Knockhill.

Oulton Park BTCC: Turkington scores first ever Subaru win

Colin Turkington eased to victory in the opening race at Oulton Park to take the first BTCC win for the newly formed Subaru Team BMR outfit, followed home by team-mate Jason Plato in third.

Subaru's Thruxton problems are solved, says Turkington

Team BMR's Colin Turkington says he's confident the issues which sidelined the team at Thruxton have been solved heading into the fourth weekend of the season at Oulton Park.

Plato: "We've got all year" to get Subaru winning

Jason Plato was delighted with the way the new Subaru works BTCC team performed on its debut event at Brands Hatch, especially given the short amount of time to get the cars ready for the opening round.

Subaru "not behind" despite missing BTCC test

Team BMR boss Warren Scott is adamant his squad's Subaru Levorgs will be a threat this season despite not hitting the track during the official BTCC season launch at Donington.

Opinion: Why Subaru decided to join the BTCC columnist and ITV4 BTCC lead TV commentator David Addison analyses why Subaru has left the forest stages for touring cars.

Scott confirms BTCC return, aims for four Subarus

Team BMR owner Warren Scott has confirmed he will be back on the BTCC grid in 2016, and hopes to have four new Subaru Levorgs ready for the start of the year.

Subaru will be car to beat in 2016, says Austin

BTCC race winner Rob Austin reckons Team BMR’s fleet of all-new Subaru Levorgs will be the cars to beat in the championship this season.

Subaru links up with Team BMR for BTCC debut

Japanese manufacturer Subaru will join the British Touring Car Championship in 2016, having secured a deal with reigning teams' champion BMR.

Aron Smith "humbly regrets" ignoring team orders

Team BMR's Aron Smith says he "humbly regrets" his decision to ignore team orders to assist teammate Jason Plato's BTCC title push last weekend at Brands Hatch.

Aron Smith has “probably got himself sacked”, says Plato

Jason Plato says his BTCC teammate Aron Smith has “probably got himself the sack” after ignoring team orders during Sunday’s season finale at Brands Hatch.

Brands Hatch BTCC: Shedden battles to title as Plato wins

Gordon Shedden clinched his second British Touring Car Championship title in a thrilling season finale at Brands Hatch, fighting from 19th on the grid to deny rival Jason Plato.

BTCC title permutations: Who needs to do what at Brands Hatch

With five drivers in mathematical contention for the 2015 BTCC title heading into the final round of the season, explains who needs to do what to come out on top at Brands Hatch.

BTCC title fight not over, insists Plato

Despite trailing Gordon Shedden by 23 points heading into the season finale at Brands Hatch, Jason Plato insists the BTCC title battle could still "turn on a sixpence".

Silverstone BTCC: Turkington win keeps title hopes alive

Colin Turkington kept his BTCC title hopes alive by winning the final race of the Silverstone weekend, closing in on points leader Gordon Shedden and Jason Plato in the standings.

Plato relieved to leave Knockhill with points lead intact

Jason Plato was pleased to take an 11-point championship lead away from Knockhill, a track he admitted is ill-suited to his Team BMR Volkswagen CC.

Snetterton BTCC: Turkington wins again as Hondas collide

Despite carrying maximum success ballast after his race one victory, Colin Turkington comfortably converted another pole position into a win in race two at Snetterton.

Snetterton BTCC: Turkington dominates opening race

Reigning BTCC champion Colin Turkington converted pole position into a dominant victory in the first race of the Snetterton weekend, leading an all-Team BMR podium.

Turkington unconcerned by success ballast threat

Colin Turkington says he isn’t concerned by the prospect of having to take on board more success ballast over the course of the Snetterton BTCC weekend.