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On the right track

Airwaves Racing celebrate at Brands Hatch
Airwaves Racing celebrate at Brands Hatch

It’s always special to start the season at Brands Hatch and we always want to do well at our home circuit. For me it was a bit of a pressure release and it was great to get some strong results.

Mat did a superb a job at Brands and I’m sure he will keep doing a superb job, which vindicates my decision to nail him down as early as possible last year to stay with us and not let him go and drive one of those Chevrolets.

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The little red devils are looking good!

Airwaves Racing - BTCC 2011
Airwaves Racing - BTCC 2011

Two press days done – Porsche and BTCC – and everything’s still in one piece!

After a long winter of wheeling and dealing – getting sponsors, getting rid of old cars, getting new cars and getting them prepared – and actually having a test programme for the first time ever in touring cars, I’m looking forward to actually going and doing a race meeting. I think it’s a lot more straightforward when you’re working to the calendar, with the occasional test day. Brands Hatch can’t come soon enough for me.

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2010 BTCC picking up momentum

Colin Turkington's racing future remains uncertain
Colin Turkington's racing future remains uncertain

Another week has gone by and the momentum continues to build ahead of the 2010 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Here’s a look back at some of the stories that have emerged over the past seven days.

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What’s been happening at the Autosport show?

AmD Essex plans to enter a VW Golf in the 2010 BTCC
AmD's VW Golf at the Autosport International show

The Autosport International show always marks a step up in activity ahead of a new BTCC season and 2010 is no different.

There may not have been any revelations at the show this year, but we’ve had new liveries and the first public outing for the VW Golf that AmD are developing for the series.

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Back to Brands

Leading at Brands Hatch
Leading at Brands Hatch

Back to Brands Hatch again then! The championship started at Brands and it’s going to end at Brands. It’s a local track for me and it has generally been good to me at the end of recent seasons, so I would really like to go out on a high again this year.

I’d like to think we can make it into the top five in qualifying, finish there or thereabouts in race one and then go on to get a podium or a win in race two or three. What I don’t want to do is end up in a situation where I’m compromised because I end up getting involved with Colin or Fabrizio. I hope I can qualify towards the front and let all that happen behind me.

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