The BTCC is renowned for its wheel-to-wheel action and unpredictable racing, and you can follow every twist and turn of the 2021 season right here. From race reports to our partnership with Team Dynamics, we’ll provide you with updates every step of the way.
We’re proud to be sponsoring Team Dynamics for a sixth season in a row. The partnership combines the motoring services expertise of Halfords with the elite motorsport expertise of Team Dynamics, and has led to many amazing moments, including three Drivers’ Championships. The team will be on the hunt for more success in 2021 racing under the name Halfords Racing with Cataclean.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
One of the UK’s biggest motorsports, the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) is a favourite among motorsport fans for its exciting and unpredictable races.
Featuring ten rounds, drivers race modified road cars with points awarded for the top 15 finishers. At the end of the season, the driver awarded the most points wins the BTCC championship.
The revised 2021 BTCC calendar kicks off at Thruxton on the 8th–9th of May.
The championship then visits five more circuits over nine race weekends, ending at Brands Hatch on October 23rd-24th.
The BTCC is renowned for its exciting races, filled with wheel-to-wheel action and lots of overtakes – and you don’t have to miss a thing!
Every race is broadcast live on ITV4 and you can also watch highlights of every race on both ITV and ITV4.
The British Touring Car Championship is often decided by fine margins, and the 2020 season was no different!
After the final race day, four drivers were separated by only 24 points, with Ash Sutton the eventual winner on 250 points. Team Dynamics’ Dan Cammish capped off an impressive season with a podium finish, taking 3rd overall.
BTCC drivers race road cars that have been specially modified and, as you’d expect, they’re fast!
Depending on the circuit, some races average over 100mph. The record speed for a lap was set by former Team Dynamics driver Dan Cammish at Thruxton in the 2020 season, at a blistering 112.32mph.
Although BTCC teams use regular road cars, almost every aspect of the car is modified so that it’s ready for racing. As such, they’re very different to the road-worthy versions of the same vehicle, and BTCC cars are not road legal.
As BTCC teams use modified road cars, their cars can be either left or right-hand drive, depending on the origin of the chassis. However, there are regulations in place limiting the parts and modifications available, which helps create a more even playing field. You can find the full list of regulations here.