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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    For all the attention that Top Gear gets, its cousin Fifth Gear was also doing some pretty good televisual automotive journalism. As was the case here, when it tested a Mk2 Golf GTI, a Lupo GTI, and a Mk4 Golf R as part of its Second Hand Heroes segment. The three cars are compared as a cheap...
  2. Touring Car
    Team BMR has entered a 3 year deal with Subaru, officially putting an end to the Volkswagen CC's time in the British Touring Car Championship.  Coming just months after the conclusion of a very successful 2015 campaign where the team scored 10 wins, and went on to secure the overall teams'...
  3. Misc. Professional Racing
    The lads of the BTCC did battle at Silverstone this past weekend, where a strong showing from Gordon Shedden resulted in the Honda driver opening up a 23 point lead over Team BMR's Jason Plato.  Plato's loss of points wasn't due to a lack of effort, though, as the car saw a puncture and engine...
  4. Misc. Professional Racing
    It was a tough weekend at Knockhill for Team BMR, with team drivers failing to reach a single podium result and losing valuable points in the overall championship standings.  Jason Plato still clings to the points lead despite losing five points to his nearest challenger, but said he's still...
  5. Misc. Professional Racing
    Team BMR and their BTCC adversaries head to Scotland this weekend for rounds 19, 20, and 21 of the 2015 calendar.  Looking to continue Snetterton's successes, Colin Turkington hopes to gain more ground on series points leader and teammate Jason Plato, as the two begin to run away from Honda's...
  6. Misc. Professional Racing
    Team BMR's Colin Turkington scored big at Snetterton last weekend, winning two of the three events and gaining valuable ground in the championship points battle.  Teammates Jason Plato and Aron Smith saw success as well, helping Team BMR to achieve the first team 1-2-3 qualifying in eight years...
  7. Misc. Professional Racing
    The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has announced their schedule for the 2016 season, and it appears to be much of the same.  The series will hit the same ten events next year, continuing it's successful formula of three rounds per race weekend as it makes its way across Britain...
  8. Misc. Professional Racing
    Team BMR's Jason Plato piloted his Volkswagen CC BTCC-racer to first place in two of this weekend's three events at Oulton Park, earning a spot atop the overall points championship standings in the process.  Teammates Colin Turkington and Aron Smith found success throughout the weekend as well...
  9. Misc. Professional Racing
    The British Touring Car Championship heads north to Cheshire next weekend for a triple header at Oulton Park where more than 40,000 fans are expected to be in attendance.  A grid of nearly 30 cars will participate in the weekend's main events, aiming to continue the tight and exciting racing...
  10. Misc. Professional Racing
    Jason Plato and Team BMR Racing scored valuable points this weekend at Thruxton, putting Plato and teammate Colin Turkington within 15 points of the overall points leader Gordon Shedden.  After a difficult first practice session, Plato was able to bounce back to a fourth place finish in the...
  11. Misc. Professional Racing
    Team BMR and the rest of the BTCC heads to Thruxton on May 9th and 10th for the fastest race on their calendar.  Colin Turkington currently trails points leader Matt Neal by just two points after three events, with six more following by less than 25 points including Turkington's BMR teammate and...
  12. Misc. Professional Racing
    The second weekend of the 2015 British Touring Car Championship is officially in the books, with the Volkswagen CC race cars of Team BMR taking home two victories and valuable points.  Drivers Jason Plato and Colin Turkington took first place in the first two events, while teammate Aron Smith...
  13. Misc. Professional Racing
    Next weekend the BTCC will roll into Donnington Park, where Jason Plato and his Team BMR teammates will look to continue their early season success.  Nearly thirty cars will take the grid during next weekend's events, meaning that the competition should as close and wild as you'd expect from the...
  14. Misc. Professional Racing
    The 2015 BTCC got underway this past weekend at Brands Hatch Circuit, seeing three different winners and extremely close competition during the weekend's events.  Team BMR's Jason Plato finished strong during the first race of the weekend before a late puncture while leading race two sent his CC...
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