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BTCCPages Features - 2002
Below is an index of the features on BTCCPages.com from 2002. To view the most recent features on the site, click here.
December 2002
Will Hoy 1953 - 2002
Will Hoy

It is with much sadness that BTCCPages learned of the death of Will Hoy. Will, a former BTCC champion, team manager and a distinctive character within the paddock, will be sadly missed by so many. He was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour earlier this year and passed away in the presence of family and close friends at a London hospital on Thursday 19 December.

Tributes to Will Hoy | Memorial Service Details

October 2002
International Touring Car spectacular

ETCC at Donington Park
Tom Ferrier

The ETCC made two trips to Britain in 2002 - the second of which was to Donington Park in October. Following on from this, we take a look at how the series compares to the BTCC.

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DTM at Hockenheim
DTM at Hockenheim

BTCCPages photographer Andrew Jackson recently attended the DTM meeting at Hockenheim, and as a special feature, we are pleased to bring a gallery of his photos from the event.

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September 2002
Vauxhall Motorsport - Two-seater Astra Coupe
James Thompson

Vauxhall Motorsport driver James Thompson took to the track in the two-seater Astra Coupe at Brands Hatch. We were fortunate enough to be offered the opportunity to sit in the passenger seat as the championship leader embarked on a whistle-stop tour of the circuit.

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May 2002
DTM at Donington Park
DTM @ Donington: Photo Feature

The third weekend in May saw the DTM pay a visit to the UK, with the teams and drivers taking on the Donington Park circuit. It provided an opportunity to see touring car racing a little different to that seen in the BTCC, with V8 engines being the order of the day. Ex-Formula 1 driver Jean Alesi took a pair of race wins, in only his third touring car meeting. Click the links below for full results from the weekend, and for our special feature photo galleries. Click here for race results

Photos: Andrew Jackson Photos: Andy Peters
Photos: DTM Action Images
Carl Breeze
Carl Breeze : An Introduction

Carl Breeze took the Formula Renault Championship by storm in 2001, and planned to compete in Formula 3 this season. However, the way that events have unfolded means that he will join the BTCC at Silverstone for rounds 7 & 8, and compete throughout the rest of the year in a third Team Halfords Peugeot Coupe.

March 2002
Yvan Muller
Yvan Muller - The Interview

Vauxhall Motorsport driver Yvan Muller goes in to the 2002 season as one of the favourites to win the BTCC drivers championship, having been pipped at the post in 2001. We spoke to him to find out his views on the forthcoming season, the perfect touring car driver, and much more.

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