If you’re looking for a quick fix to the question, “when does the British Touring Car Championship start?” then keep reading! The BTCC season opens at the Donington Park circuit in April, with ten more races to follow. In addition to the season opener, there are dates in May and June at Croft, Oulton Park, and Brands Hatch. You can even catch a few of the races in Hybrid technology.
BTCC season opener at Donington Park
The BTCC season opener at Donington Park in England takes place this weekend. Originally scheduled for the penultimate race of 2021, the circuit is a sweeping eight-turn, 1.98-mile course. The track has long been a BTCC favorite, and the track’s history is full of iconic moments. Its huge spectator areas and scenic views are just a few of the reasons why it’s a popular choice. With easy access via the M1, it also reaches a large fan base in the heart of England.
Thruxton circuit in Hampshire
The Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship will visit the Thruxton circuit twice in 2021. It is also set to welcome the Bennetts British Superbike Championship, which made Thruxton a famous venue during the 2000s. In 2020, Thruxton was hit by COVID-19, but will see seven race meetings from early May to late August. In the meantime, the circuit is still an active airfield, and one of its runways is used by a flying school and private planes.
Brands Hatch GP
One of the most famous circuits in Britain is Brands Hatch, a natural amphitheatre which has been a premier venue for racing ever since 1958. The track is home to several major motor racing events, including the British Touring Car Championship. The BTCC races here each year and has been since its inception. The venue has been home to two races in the current championship, as well as the finale on 8/9 October in 2022.
The 2021 season of the British touring car championship (BTCC) is now on sale. The circuit last hosted the BTCC in 2020 where Ashley Sutton took the win for a second time. The circuit will host two events in 2021 on May 8/9 and August 28/29. Ticket prices are currently 30% off until the end of December. There are also several ways for racing fans to save on tickets.
Thruxton Indy – BTCC
The British touring car championship (BTCC) is back in action this weekend, beginning with the Thruxton Indy circuit in Hampshire. The Hampshire circuit is home to the highest average speed of any BTCC circuit. The track was once a wartime airfield that hosted the RAF and USAF. It played a major role in D-Day landings. Thruxton is the only circuit in the championship to use Goodyear’s hard compound tyre, which is designed to perform well in high-speed corners.
The British touring car championship will make its annual pilgrimage to Knockhill, Scotland, on Saturday. This year, West Surrey Racing’s Colin Turkington won the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship round in Scotland. Starting from pole position, Turkington blasted the BMW 330i M Sport away from the rest of the field. But his momentum was cut short by the early safety car period.
Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Knockhill
Colin Turkington won the Kwik Fit British Touring Car championship at Knockhill to score West Surrey Racing’s 100th victory in the BTCC. Turkington blasted his BMW 330i M Sport from pole position to lead the field before a safety car period halted the race. Regardless, Turkington took his second win of the season. Read on for more details.
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