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2013 British Touring Car Championship

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The 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is a multi-event motor racing championship for production based touring car racing cars held across England and Scotland. The championship features a mix of professional motor racing teams and privately funded amateur drivers competing in highly modified versions of family cars which are sold to the general public and conform to the technical regulations for the championship. it is one of the most popular domestic motor racing series in the United Kingdom, with an extensive program of support categories built up around the BTCC centrepiece. It will be the 56th British Touring Car Championship season.

Teams and driversEdit

Team Car Chassis Specification No. Drivers Class Rounds
Honda Yuasa Racing Team Honda Civic NGTC   TBA C  
Honda Yuasa Racing Team Honda Civic NGTC   TBA C  
MG KX Momentum Racing MG6 GT NGTC   Andy Neate C  
MG KX Momentum Racing MG6 GT NGTC   Jason Plato C  
AmDTuning.com TBA NGTC   Ollie Jackson I  
BTC Racing Chevrolet Cruze NGTC   Chris Stockton I  
Dynojet Toyota Avensis NGTC   Frank Wrathall I  
Pirtek Racing Honda Civic NGTC   Jeff Smith I  
Pirtek Racing Honda Civic NGTC   Andrew Jordan I  
Redstone Racing Ford Focus ST NGTC   Mat Jackson I  
Redstone Racing Ford Focus ST NGTC   Árón Smith I  
Speedworks Motorsport Toyota Avensis NGTC   TBA I  
Speedworks Motorsport Toyota Avensis NGTC   TBA I  
Team HARD. Honda Civic S2000   TBA I  
Team HARD. Vauxhall Insignia VXR-R NGTC   TBA I  
Team HARD. Vauxhall Insignia VXR-R NGTC   TBA I  
Tech-Speed Motorsport Chevrolet Cruze S2000   Joe Girling I  
Thorney Motorsport Vauxhall Insignia VXR-R NGTC   TBA I  
Thorney Motorsport Vauxhall Insignia VXR-R NGTC   TBA I  

Driver changesEdit

 

Changed teamsEdit

 

Entering/re-entering BTCCEdit

Leaving BTCCEdit

Team changesEdit

  • BTC Racing return to the BTCC for the first time since 2008 with a single NGTC Chevrolet Cruze, originally constructed for use in the 2012 season with RML before Chevrolet pulled their manufacturer support but acquired by BTC Racing in October 2012.
  • Team HARD. will expand to at least a 3 car team in 2013 having acquired two NGTC Vauxhall Insignia VXR-R cars from Thorney Motorsport , as well as continuing on with their S2000 specification Honda Civic.
  • In October 2012, AmDTuning.com announced that they were selling their S2000 Volkswagen Golf in preparation for a NGTC campaign with Ollie Jackson in 2013.
  • Following the successful introduction of a NGTC Ford Focus ST at Snetterton for Mat Jackson in 2012, after the final round at Brands Hatch, Redstone Racing announced they were selling their three S2000 Focus' to build two more NGTC Focus' for a two car team in 2013.
  • Tech-Speed Motorsport plan to return to the BTCC, having missed the 2012 season, running a single S2000 Chevrolet Cruze chassis powered by an NGTC engine. The team had hoped to run at Silverstone and Brands Hatch toward the end of 2012, but did not feature. The car will be driven by former Dunlop Production Touring Car Championship driver Joe Girling.

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