Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Photo Gallery : BTCC Media Day 2012

The class of 2012
Back Row (Left to right) : John Thorne, Liam Griffin, Oliver Jackson, Lea Wood , Tony Hughes, Tony Gilham, Chris James
Middle Row : Jeff Smith, Daniel Welch, Aron Smith, Andy Neate, Adam Morgan, Nick Foster, Dave Newsham
Front Row : Frank Wrathall, Andy Jordan, Mat Jackson, Jason Plato, Matt Neal, Gordon Shedden, Rob Collard, Tom Onslow - Cole
Our huge thanks to Matthew Miller from www.mmphotos.co.uk for taking these exclusive photos from the BTCC Media Day on Monday (19th March). It looks like the BTCC will have a great year this year judging by all the fantastic cars on display!

Plato will be hoping that his new MG 6 brings him success in 2012
Plato and Neate take the covers off in front of the press corps
The colourful MG6 car is one of a new breed of NGTC spec cars

Honda will hope to stop their rivals with their new Civics
Neal and Shedden aren't the only drivers with new Civics this year. This is Andy Jordan's car

Lea Wood reveals his new Vectra
Wood's striking new livery is attached to an ageing, but still competent chassis
The Vectra's successor, the Insignia ran late last year with a dubious Batman themed livery... John Thorne's car now looks much more sensible!
With Team AON's departure to WTCC, Motorbase is the only team with Ford Focuses this year. new Sponsor Redstone recreates a famous livery previously seen on works Hondas
Hughes in the new Toyota Avensis

Oliver Jackson in the VW Golf
Tony Gilham in the older specification Civic
Reigning champion Matt Neal contemplates the season ahead

Neal will want to repeat his success of last year with the new Honda



Jordan pushes his Civic onto 3 wheels

Built in Britain ... as are the Toyotas and MGs.

It will be hard to miss Team ES Racing's bright yellow Vectras this year
Onslow - Cole joins WSR this year driving one of the few RWD cars

Neal's performances will be watched by full grandstands next time at Silverstone

Hazell could be driving one of two Audi A4s on the grid this year
Bring on the action!

See the complete gallery from Silverstone by clicking here