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Motorbase switches to all new Ford EcoBoost engine for 2015 Motorbase switches to all new Ford EcoBoost engine for 2015
Motorbase Performance has confirmed today that its Ford Focus ST BTCC squad will be powered by Ford's latest EcoBoost engines in 2015, making this the engine's first UK appearance in the UK's premier motor racing series.

BTCC stars provide highs and lows at the Dubai 24hrs 2015 BTCC stars provide highs and lows at the Dubai 24hrs 2015
The 10th running of the Dubai 24 hours provided an opportunity for stars of the BTCC past and present to showcase their talents in the globally talented field.

BTCC stars light up Autosport International 2015 at the NEC BTCC stars light up Autosport International 2015 at the NEC
The opening day of Autosport International was dominated by 3 announcements from the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship with Aiden Moffat, Andy Priaulx and Andrew Jordan unveiling new cars for the 2015 season.

British sports car makers show world class excellence at Autosport British sports car makers show world class excellence at Autosport
In this special feature, we take a look at the Autosport International Show at the NEC in Birmingham and see the British motorsport engineering which is second to none in a highly competitive industry.

Andrew Jordan to join 888 and MG for 2015 title challenge Andrew Jordan to join 888 and MG for 2015 title challenge
Triple Eight Racing have announced that former BTCC champion Andrew Jordan will drive a factory-supported MG6 GT with the current manufacturer / constructor champions in the 2015 British Touring Car Championship.

Laser Tools Racing to unveil 2015 livery at Autosport 2015 Laser Tools Racing to unveil 2015 livery at Autosport 2015
The Autosport International Show 2015 in January will see Aiden Moffat pop in with a bang to unveil the new 2015 Laser Tools Racing colours.

Sam Tordoff to join West Surrey Racing for 2015 Sam Tordoff to join West Surrey Racing for 2015
Race winner Sam Tordoff has left MG 888 and joined West Surrey Racing for the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship amid rumours that Colin Turkington may be considering a move to BMR.

Two drivers announce their return to the BTCC for 2015 Two drivers announce their return to the BTCC for 2015
Jeff Smith and Andy Wilmot have announced their return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Smith with Eurotech Racing and Wilmot with Welch Motorsport.

Alex Martin to join the BTCC with Motorbase and Dextra Racing Alex Martin to join the BTCC with Motorbase and Dextra Racing
Alex Martin will contest the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship driving a Motorbase Performance NGTC Ford Focus ST under the Dextra Racing banner.

Rob Huff makes Macau his own after record 7th win at the circuit Rob Huff makes Macau his own after record 7th win at the circuit
Britain's Rob Huff took a record 7th win on the streets of Macau, wrestling his LADA Granta Sport to the top step of the podium in dramatic scenes during the final round of the 2014 FIA World Touring Car Championship.

 


The Inside Track with Motorbase

A regular account of life in the British Touring Car Championship from the team's point of view


We've switched to the new Ford EcoBoost engine for 2015! We've switched to the new Ford EcoBoost engine for 2015!
In their first article for this column, Motorbase Performance announce their use of the Ford EcoBoost engine for their 2015 BTCC campaign and look forward to the start of the new season.

Aiden Moffat looks back on a year in the British Touring Car Championship Aiden Moffat looks back on a year in the British Touring Car Championship
Now that the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has ended, Aiden Moffat reflects on his first full season in Britain's premier motor sport series.

Where on earth has a year gone? Where on earth has a year gone?
Aiden Moffat looks forward to Brands Hatch this weekend. The event will mark the end of his first full season in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

A difficult weekend at Knockhill A difficult weekend at Knockhill
We came to Knockhill full of hope as this was our home race and my friends and family turned out in force to support us - but all did not go to plan!

I'm coming home to my favourite circuit! I'm coming home to my favourite circuit!
Aiden Moffat looks forward to the British Touring Car Forth Road Bridge Parade on August 21st and has high hopes for the BTCC meeting at his home circuit - Knockhill.

The big news is out and I've been dying to tell you all The big news is out and I've been dying to tell you all
Aiden Moffat announces an important development for his Laser Tools Racing team ahead of the next BTCC meeting at Snetterton.

Croft was tough but we came through much stronger for it! Croft was tough but we came through much stronger for it!
Aiden Moffat looks back at a difficult meeting at Croft in North Yorkshire and looks forward to the second half of the 2014 BTCC season.

The highs and lows of touring car racing - all in 24 hours! The highs and lows of touring car racing - all in 24 hours!
In just 24 hours at Oulton Park we went from a truly fantastic high to a gut wrenching low - and all of this in less than 1 lap of the picturesque Cheshire circuit!

Oulton Park - here we come! Oulton Park - here we come!
Aiden Moffat can't wait to race at Oulton Park this weekend and looks forward to developing the car and building on the team's performance from the first three races of the season.

Thruxton - the fastest track on the calendar Thruxton - the fastest track on the calendar
Thruxton - the fastest track on the calendar and I can't wait to put things right after last time.

 

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