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    Motorsports: Honda Tourer BTCC car lavished with photographic love
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    Back in December, Honda Yuasa Racing gave us one image of the Civic Tourer entrant it's fielding in the 2014 British Touring Car Championship. Thanks to media days at Brands Hatch and a few photos from Oulton Park, we've got a whole photo album of the elongated Civic that will attempt to continue ...

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    Motorsports: Honda to field this awesome Civic Tourer wagon in BTCC next season
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    We all know that the letters BTCC stand for British Touring Car Championship. But one of those Cs might as well stand for Civic, so dominant has the Honda team been in one of the most competitive tin-top racing series in the world. Honda has taken the manufacturers' and teams' titles in the BTCC ...

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    Report: Is BTCC driver Gordon Shedden the Stig?
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    Would BBC's Top Gear enjoy the same worldwide popularity and near-universal adoration without the silent mystery of its apex-hunting white knight, The Stig? Hard to say in earnest, but we'd like to believe the answer is "no." After all, the Clarkson blarney can get irritating after prolonged ...

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    Teased: Volvo to reveal V60 Racing in 850 BTC racer tribute livery at São Paulo Auto Show
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    Though its reputation here in the States has been built almost solely on its reputation for safety, Volvo has so much racing heritage that it can realistically create tributes to some of the most historic racing vehicles in its 85-year history. The latest competition-ready Volvo will be on ...

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    Official: Honda gets new Civic NGTC out on the track to defend BTCC title
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    It's been five months since we first brought you word that Honda was developing a version of its new euro-spec Civic hatchback for competition in the highly competitive British Touring Car Championship. A month later, Matt Neal took home the title for the Japanese automaker behind the wheel of ...

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    Report: Chevrolet pulls out of British Touring Car Championship
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    If you, like us, were wondering how MG managed to snag Jason Plato away from Chevrolet in the British Touring Car Championship, well you had good reason to wonder. The racecar driver and Fifth Gear co-host had, after all, driven the factory-backed team to both titles in 2010 and landed himself ...

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    Official: MG goes big with new BTCC entry
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    The field of cars entered in the British Touring Car Championship has grown incredibly in the last year or two. But as quintessentially British as the series is, few of those automakers represented on the grid are actually, you know... British. But that's all about to change with the latest entry ...

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    Official: Lotus enlisted to regulate BTCC engine performance
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    Of the many motorsport disciplines in which Lotus is competing these days and will be in the near future, the British Touring Car Championship isn't one of them. And of all the manufacturers taking part in the BTCC, Lotus isn't among them. Which could be why race organizers have solicited the ...

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    Official: Matt Neal takes the British Touring Car Championship for Honda
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    After an epic five-way showdown for the crown and a record 30-car field, Matt Neal has won the British Touring Car Championship, becoming the first three-time champion in the series since the '80s. The battle came down to the final three races held this past weekend at Silverstone – the ...

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    British Touring Car Championship down to five-way title fight at Silverstone finale
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    It's not often that the series crosses these pages, but there's no getting around the fact that UK racing fans have enjoyed an unprecedented level of competition in the British Touring Car Championship this year. No season in BTCC history has had a bigger or more varied field of entries, the lead ...

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    Video: Honda Racing UK already working on NGTC-spec Civic
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    Of all the new debuts scheduled for the Frankfurt Motor Show – now less than two weeks away – few will proliferate quite like the new European-market Honda Civic. The Old World version of the new Civic has so far only been teased, but the company's UK competition division has already ...

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    Official: Skoda Octavia slated as latest entry to join British Touring Car Championship
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    The new entries just keep on lining up for the British Touring Car Championship, which is rapidly becoming the most varied racing series in the world. There are already 27 cars based on 13 different models from 10 different manufacturers, but now the touring car series is about to get a 28th, ...

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    Video: BTCC season-opener ends in dramatic 0.055-second photo finish
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    To the casual observer, it might appear that there's only a handful of racing series in the world. F1, NASCAR, maybe WRC. But the true racing fanatic knows there's a lot more than that. There are open-wheel series (such as Indy Car) at different levels in countries around the world. There's ...

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    Video: Honda teammates collide on last lap of British Touring Car race
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    Uh oh, looks like someone just got Red Bulled. Don't know what that means? Remember back to the 2010 Turkish Grand Prix, in which the Red Bull racer driven by Mark Webber was leading the race with his teammate, Sebastian Vettel, right behind in second. It appeared to everyone watching that the ...

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    Vauxhall Insignia to go racing in British Touring Car Championship
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    You go ahead and try to find a racing series with as high a participation rate as the British Touring Car Championship. With 13 different models from 10 different manufacturers covering 27 entries, the BTCC field is at an all-time high this year. But there's always room for one more. That one ...

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    Toyota Avensis touring car debuts ahead of BTCC season opener
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    Touring car racing is enjoying somewhat of a renaissance as of late. DTM is growing from a German national series to a proper international championship, while the World Touring Car Championship is living up to its name by expanding outside Europe. V8 Supercars are as popular as ever Down Under, ...

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    Audi returning to BTCC with privateer A4 touring car
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    While archrival BMW may be downscaling its racing program – in touring car series particularly – Audi looks to be going the other way. For evidence, we turn your attention to Exhibit A: a new entry into the British Touring Car Championship for 2011. The two-car entry is being ...

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    Ginetta releases official renderings of new G55
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    Ginetta G55 – Click above for image gallery
    The Ginetta G50 has so far been the star of the Ginetta GT Supercup, a one-make support series for the British Touring Car Championship. There's a brighter star on the way next year, though, when Ginetta introduces the G55. The new car will ...

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    Ford announces Touring Car motorsport program for new Focus
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    2012 Ford Focus ST touring car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Few automakers have the deep history in motor racing as Ford. But these days the Blue Oval isn't fielding much in the way of factory works racing teams, opting instead to support independent campaigns and privateers. ...

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    Next-Generation Toyota Avensis Touring Car previewed in sketches
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    Toyota Avensis Next Generation Touring Car – Click above for high-res sketches
    You've seen NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow – now meet its British counterpart. Based on the Toyota Avensis, this Next Generation Touring Car is the first of a new breed of cars set to take over the British ...

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