It’s a sad day for those of us who’ve followed Tim’s career, initially in British Touring Cars and then for the past 7 years in the UK’s Porsche Carrera Cup, to hear that he’s chosen to step down from racing in the UK’s fastest single-make championship. Tim is one of those unique drivers – a Bear of a man but with the deft touch of watch maker – he could muscle a 911 GT3 Cup around a track extracting every ounce of its potential, whilst keeping something in reserve for the latter stages of a race when worn tyres were hampering his competitors. He will be sorely missed.
The following article was produced by Kevin Mc Glone of Red Square Images, a part-time photographer and full-time car enthusiast whose passion for motorsport takes him all over Europe in pursuit of the perfect shot. He’s got a particular knack for capturing the vibe from endurance racing, so look out for him snapping away at next month’s Le Mans 24 Hours and the N24.
This weekend saw the opening three races of the new 2011 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season, and fans discovered that in the 5-month hiatus since last season the competition had lost none of its close-fought rivalry, or its thrills and (plenty) of spills.
Matt Neal qualified on pole position for the opening round of the 2011 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at the Brands Hatch circuit in Kent.
The BTCC’s Toyota Avensis-based ‘Next Generation Touring Car’ has moved a step closer to its competition debut following extensive wind tunnel testing at the UK’s leading aerodynamic analysis facility, MIRA.
The duo of Jason Plato and Matt Neal are used to braving it out on track and then verbally going at it afterwards but…
Our 3rd competition of the year at Silverstone offers tickets to a superb action-packed ‘Top Gun’ weekend of BTCC and Air Display action.
Auto Windscreens looks to have cracked a new market and has its sights set on a bumper 2010.
Chevrolet’s race winning Cruze enters this season’s BTCC in the hands of Jason Plato.
Honda replaces its Championship White Civic Type-R with the limited edition Mugen 200.
With the British Touring Car Championship 2009 in full swing, Drivers Republic has teamed up with Millers Oils to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets for the fourth round of the competition at Oulton Park in Cheshire on 30th and 31st May.
“Tim Harvey, commentates: ‘that was one of the best pieces of car control I think I’ve ever seen'” – Pete W