BTCC Alfa Romeo racer Rob Austin concludes the second event of the season still inside the series top 10.
Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship ace Rob Austin steered his brand new DUO Motorsport with HMS Racing Alfa Romeo Giulietta to a fabulous podium finish on the opening weekend of the BTCC season
Joining the championship’s 31 other registered competitors at the Leicestershire track for the eagerly awaited BTCC season launch, Austin steered his new-for-2018 Alfa Romeo Giulietta to the top of the timesheets with a lap 0.164 seconds clear of his closest rival.
Race-winning Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship team HMS Racing revealed its newly constructed, and very eagerly awaited, Alfa Romeo Giulietta to the motorsport world at Autosport International Show.
Team Handy Motorsport has officially rebranded as ‘HMS Racing’ ahead of the squad’s maiden BTCC campaign with an Alfa Romeo. After its most competitive season yet in touring cars, capped with a sensational history-making win for driver Rob Austin during the final round of 2017 at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit just under four weeks … Continued
Rob Austin propelled Handy Motorsport into the illustrious list of Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship race-winning teams at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit on Sunday, 1st October, with an absolutely dominant performance in the final race of the 2017 season. In the Swindon squad’s final BTCC race with its trusty No.11 Toyota Avensis, ahead … Continued
• Superb qualifying and race pace puts Handy back at sharp end • Tremendous performance from Rob Austin delivers double P5 • Podium return just tenths away in final Silverstone BTCC race Rob Austin and Handy Motorsport made a sparkling return to form at Silverstone National Circuit over the weekend, 16th/17th September, with … Continued
• Misfortune for BTCC squad Handy with two punctures and misfire • Rob Austin ‘heartbroken’ as series challenge takes another hit • Handy looks to future after announcing Alfa Romeo move for 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship squad Handy Motorsport experienced three highly frustrating races at Rockingham over the weekend, 26th/27th … Continued
• Best of P20 for Rob Austin during exasperating weekend • Troublesome qualifying sets scene for three tough races • Handy Motorsport driver retains P4 in Independents Trophy • Austin slips to P11 in BTCC standings single point shy of P10 Leading team Handy Motorsport and fan-favourite driver Rob Austin endured a race meeting … Continued
• Handy driver victim of contact twice in sixth event of season • Strong Rd17 drive from back of grid provides crumb of comfort Handy Motorsport experienced a highly frustrating start to the second half of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season at Snetterton 300 Circuit over the weekend, 30th/31st July, … Continued