Touring Cars Touring Car discussion - WTCC, BTCC etc

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  1. Furi

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    Isn't that why wheelarch cut outs were introduced in 99?
     
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    I guess he feels he has nothing more to prove in the BTCC. I think he had a pretty good showing in TCR when he filled in last year and he's still young enough to take on a new challenge. Good luck to him, but he will be missed in BTCC.

    Who's likely to replace him? It has to be one of the hottest seats available.
     
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    Well I certainly didn't see that coming, Blimey...

    Props to Shedden though, as he certainly has proved his worth as a touring car driver in the BTCC the last 10 years or so. And given his age and how he did is brief showing in TCR last year, there's no reason he cant thrive in TCR either.

    Does beg the question though, who will Team Dynamics find to replace Shedden and ultimately along side Neal? Shock Plato move to Honda anyone ? :lol:
     
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    Is Josh Files signed up anywhere for 2018 yet, he is one of the best in touring cars right now.
     
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    No he is not.
     
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    Certainly didn't see that coming from Shedden, but like @TheCracker pointed out, he's more than proved himself.

    Now that would be intriguing. :mischievous:
     
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    I was half expecting Matt Neil to announce his retirement at the end of this last season. I don’t see either him or Plato sticking around for much longer.
     
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    One season of those two battling as team mates for a season before they retired would be good for the 'show'. Mr Gow ought to put up the sponsorship himself to get that to happen, would be great for the viewing figures :lol:
     
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    Plato and Neal as teammates would probably end up on the same level as when Plato and Yvan Muller were teammates given their history and animosity. Good for "the show" maybe, but in terms of image and the recent clampdowns in driving standards, probably not so much.
     
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    If they were both racing Honda's that wouldn't apply.
     
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    Somebody edited the BTCC page. This was an iteration of the result. Untitled.png
     
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    Jacques Villenueve? the stig? What the what?
     
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    Senna Proctor with Josh Cook at PMR.
     
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    Haha, I just saw the article on Spedcafe and came here to see @05XR8‘s reaction. :lol:
     
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    https://autoaction.com.au/2018/01/25/cams-backs-tcr-australia
     
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    "We won't back a rival series in a shocking move".
     
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    Bennani and Huff in Seb Loeb Racing Peugeots.
     
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    Knockhill Reverse is going to be absolute chaos if the grids are big come May, but it might make me warrant a trip down to see it.
     
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    I think this goes in here?

    Hyundai i30 N TCR Race Car Debuts In Chicago

    When they said they were going to announce a US based motorsports program, my first thought was "TCR Elantra GT in World Challenge". Not a bad guess if I do say so myself.

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    Good stuff. Would be nice to get Renault and Peugeot in PWC as well. To generate interest in those brands again.
     
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    I don't understand how that car can look so terrible with just a livery change...
     
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    Meanwhile. James Nash at BTC Norlin.
     
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