BTCC 2015 grid

The BTCC, one of the most exciting championships

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British Touring Car Championship, better known as the BTCC, is one of the most spectacular motorsport championships. Competitiveness and unpredictability are its hallmarks. There's no doubt, and a clear example was last season with tough competition and entertainment for the viewer.

BTCC 2015 32 coches confirmadosEverything does look, this new season 2015 still going to be more exciting. Nothing more and nothing less than 32 vehicles registered in the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. This year will consist of 30 careers 10 Event 9 headquarters to throughout the UK. Only the circuit of Brands Hatch repeated hosting the first and last dates of the championship.

The diversity of cars also continues to grow in the BTCC, with a new entry by the automaker Infiniti premium that binds to the championship with its Infiniti Q50. Infiniti brand is already number 12 to be displayed from the new era NGTC.

This year will be the second season with specifications NGTC (Next Generation Touring Car) and already the fifth since the regulation was introduced for the first time. Such has been the success of technical standards that have been approved by the highest governing body of international motorsports, FIA, for use in motor racing worldwide.

In 2014, Colin Turkington the wheel of a BMW 125i M Sport and West Surrey Racing team champions rose, Will they repeat? No, simply because the current champion has changed teams and vehicle. It is not the only, as the runner Jason Plato so has. The funny thing is that both will share team this year and will drive two separate Volkswagen Passat CC for the BMR team.

With many changes in equipment this winter, the official Honda team, Honda Yuasa Racing, keeps your drivers Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden sixth consecutive year. But the big news on the team is his new car, the new Honda Civic Type R. Definitely one of the highlights of the season.

BTCC 2015 pilotosAs new entries in the championship include Andy Priaulx and Nicolas Hamilton. Priaulx, tri-champion WTCC, returns to high level competition again driving a BMW. Nicolas Hamilton, brother of champion Formula 1, Lewis Hamilton, It is the first pilot with disabilities to participate in the British Touring Car Championship. Nicolas compete partially preparing to assault the full championship 2016.

Total 11 brands of vehicles will be represented with a total of 12 models. Honda, MG, Infiniti, Audi, Proton, Toyota, Ford, Chevrolet, Mercedes, Volkswagen and BMW.¡No is bad!

The organization of the BTCC is always willing and committed to move forward in terms of safety and quality. The rules introduced throughout its long history as confirmed. Always pro-amateur and competitors to improve the show.

From Locos Motor closely follow the championship even attending some races, therefore will keep you informed, and if you want good emotions do not miss it.

Adrián Osés, Locos Engine.

 

 

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Author: Adrián Osés Motorsport enthusiast and Engineering, founder and editor of Mad Engine.