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Below is a listing of feature articles with teams and drivers from the btcc that appeared on during 2003. Please click here for the most recent features, or see the bottom of the page for links to features from previous years.
December 2003
Feature - 2003: Looking back - Round by round (Part 1)

Packed grid In the depths of the off-season, with the 2004 championship still some time away, what better to do than take a look back over the excitement of 2003. In the first of a two-part feature, we have a look at some the highlights of another spectacular season in British Touring Car Championship. Back in April, Mondello Park hosted the opening rounds. Why not re-live some of the best bits?!...

October 2003
New Independent BTCC Team Launches!

Carly Motors BTCC teamFriday 31 October saw the unveiling of an exciting new Independent BTCC team at Brands Hatch. The Carly Motors team, to be sponsored by Schnitzer Sportscars will enter two ETCC-spec BMWs in the 2004 British Touring Car Championship. The team is to be operated by Carly Motors from Holland and is endorsed by BMW Motorsport in Germany. Driving the cars will be the talented pairing of Tom Ferrier and James Hanson ? both of whom have previously competed for BMW in the European Touring Car Championship.

Feature - Team PSP Diary

Team Petronas Syntium ProtonWhilst the off-season is a typically quiet period, the work of teams and drivers continues as preparations for next season get in to full swing. Team PSP are the first works outfit to confirm their entry for 2004, with Malaysian driver Fariqe Hairuman in the first seat. As part of a unique link-up, we will be following closely the progress of both the the team and Fariqe over the coming months. Our 'Team PSP Diary' starts with an introduction to Fariqe and a look at his recent test session at Brands Hatch. There will be regular updates, so be sure to check back soon!

September 2003
Feature - Collard Racing - 2003 Hilton Independents Cup Champions

Collard celebratesAfter a season full of highs and lows, the hard work finally paid off for Rob Collard and the Collard Racing team, when the former hot-rod champion was crowned 2003 Hilton Independents Cup Champion at Oulton Park. Having followed the team's progress throughout the year, we take a look at how Collard & co. fought off the consistent Honda of James Kaye and a late charge from Carl Breeze to take a well deserved victory in the highly competitive Independents Cup.

August 2003
Photo Feature - Snetterton 2003 - Sweet taste of success for victorious O?Neill

Victory at Snetterton for O'NeillVX Racing's Paul O'Neill took an emotional first victory of the season in round 13 at Snetterton. Following the last corner despair back at Brands Hatch, O'Neill has produced no fewer than five 3rd place finishes this season. At Snetterton he went that little bit better. With photos from Jakob Ebrey Photography, we're pleased to bring you a special feature focusing on O'Neill as he led home a VX Racing 1-2-3.

July 2003
Feature - BTCC 2003 - Half term report

Action packed pacingRounds 9 & 10 at Rockingham marked the halfway point in the 2003 BTCC season, providing the perfect opportunity to take a look back over the season so far. Whilst Yvan Muller may be leading the championship, there are 10 races remaining and 165 championship points still up for grabs, so the season is far from over! Read on as we review the best of the action so far and preview what is yet to come!

June 2003
Silverstone 2003 - Post race mini features

Gareth Howell

Gareth Howell: Back on track
Gareth Howell made his return to the BTCC at Silverstone, driving a Team Dynamics sponsored Astra Coupe in a one-off deal. Find out how his weekend went right here.

Rob Collard

Rob Collard: "I'm pleased to have the car in one piece"
After a frustrating weekend last time out at Thruxton, Rob Collard and his independent team were hoping for things to go their way at Silverstone. To read what Rob had to say about the weekend, click here.

ETCC cars for BTCC in 2004

An audience with Alan Gow
He may only have been back in the job for a short while, but new BTCC Championship Administrator Alan Gow has already introduced changes to the series. Following Sunday's announcement, he took time to explain in a little more detail. Read it here.
May 2003
Interview - David Leslie
David Leslie

Team PSP driver David Leslie took four podium finishes in the team's first BTCC season last year - in 2003 he is hoping to go one better and make it on to the top step for the Malaysian marque. Here is your chance to read what the experienced Scot had to say with regards to targets, team-mates, time-off and much more.

Click here to read the interview!

DTM 2003 Special Feature
DTM at Adria

The 2003 DTM season is underway, with the first two meetings having been hels at Hockenheim and Adria (Italy). has taken the opportunity to bring you up to date with what's new for the German based series in 2003, as well as to showcase a gallery of photos from the two meetings, from photographer Andrew Jackson.

DTM 2003 Run-down | Hockenheim & Adria Photo Gallery

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