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Motorbase Performance News 2010

Motorbase Performance Switches to Ford for 2011 BTCC Campaign
08-12-2010

Motorbase Performance will campaign Ford Focuses in the 2011 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
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Motorbase Has a Good Night at the Porsche Awards
02-12-2010

There was plenty of reason to celebrate last Saturday (27 November) when Motorbase Performance had a hugely successful night at the annual awards night for the Porsche Carrera Cup GB.
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Richardson Samples a BMW
30-11-2010

As an end of season reward for his performance in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB, Motorbase driver George Richardson was given a test in one of the team's BMW touring cars at Brands Hatch.
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Motorbase Performance Renews Commitment to Carrera Cup GB
09-11-2010

With five months yet to go before the start of the 2011 racing season, Motorbase Performance has already been able to confirm that it will have a major presence in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB.
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Motorbase Performance Wins Porsche Carrera Cup GB Team Prize
14-10-2010

Motorbase Performance was confirmed as team champions in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB during a dramatic final round at Brands Hatch (10 October).
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Jackson Clinches Pro-am1 Title
14-10-2010

Ollie Jackson claimed one of the biggest prizes in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB when he secured the pro-am1 title in the penultimate race of the season at Brands Hatch (9 October).
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Porsche Carrera Cup GB Brands Hatch Indy
11-10-2010

Motorbase Performance triumph at Brands Hatch, winning the Porsche Carrera Cup GB Teams Championship with a dramatic last gasp effort while Ollie Jackson secured the Pro-Am1 title with a double race and category win.
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Airwaves BMW - Brands Hatch Indy Race Report
10-10-2010

Airwaves BMW and Steven Kane came within a whisker of clinching the Independent Drivers championship after a thrilling day on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit in the final race weekend of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car season.
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Airwaves BMW - Brands Hatch GP Qualifying
09-10-2010

Airwaves BMW's Mat Jackson finished the season's last Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship qualifying session in 6th place on Brands Hatch's GP circuit, affording the Warwickshireman every chance of clinching his first Independent Drivers championship.
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Motorbase Performance Head to Brands Hatch Fighting for Six Championships
04-10-2010

Motorbase Performance return to Brands Hatch, their home racetrack in one week's time with the Wrotham based unit still capable of winning six championship titles in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car and Porsche Carrera Cup GB Championships.
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Ben Collins Successfully Tests for Airwaves BMW at Snetterton Ahead of Brands Hatch
01-10-2010

Ben Collins today got back behind the steering wheel in preparation for his first race at Brands Hatch in the UK's most prestigious motoring event, the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
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Brands Hatch Finale for Porsche Carrera Cup GB
01-10-2010

The season-long battle for glory in the 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup GB will come to a conclusion in the final races of the season at Brands Hatch (9/10 October) in what promises to be a weekend of high drama on the Indy circuit at the Kent venue.
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Ben Collins Joins Airwaves BMW for Home Circuit Finale at Brands Hatch
28-09-2010

Ben Collins - the driver formerly known as 'The Stig' - will make his touring car race debut with Airwaves BMW in the final rounds of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at the team's home circuit, Brands Hatch next weekend (October 9/10).
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Richardson Doubles Up at Donington
27-09-2010

In what was the most successful weekend for one team in the history of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB, George Richardson had his best season so far with a double pro-am2 win after taking both category poles.
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Caine Takes Carrera Cup Double at Donington Park
20-09-2010

Michael Caine completed a perfect weekend by winning round 18 of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Donington Park today (Sunday 19 September).
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Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Donington Race Report
19-09-2010

Despite none of the expected rainfall, Donington Park provided all the drama you could wish for as Airwaves BMW gave it their all, taking home more points and silverware the team had hoped for.
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Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Donington Pre-race Report
15-09-2010

This coming weekend the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship returns to Donington Park in the season's penultimate race meeting, once again hosting the greatest motoring racing series in the UK.
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Charlie Bateman Stars at Knockhill
07-09-2010

With top six times in qualifying, fourth and third place in the races and the 'driver of the weekend' award from Porsche, it was a great weekend at Knockhill (4/5 September) for Charlie Bateman.
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Airwaves BMW - Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Knockhill Race Report
05-09-2010

Airwaves BMW driver Steven Kane displayed some of the form which saw him dominate the podiums and top the Independent Drivers championship with 16 solid points at the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at Knockhill today.
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Airwaves BMW - Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Knockhill Qualifying
04-09-2010

Steven Kane will start the first of tomorrow's three races in fifth position in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, after a cracking last few laps saw the Ulsterman stake his claim as a true title contender, finishing ahead of both the LPG turbo Fords in today's qualifying session at Scotland's Knockhill Racing Circuit.
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Airwaves BMW - Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Knockhill Pre-race Report
01-09-2010

For the first and only time during the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Calendar season, attention turns to Scotland's picturesque Knockhill Racing Circuit for rounds 22/23/24 of the UK's most popular motor racing series.
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Caine Dominates at Silverstone
24-08-2010

Michael Caine was peerless as he won both races in commanding style to pull back vital points on championship leader Tim Harvey and earn the 'driver of the weekend' award.
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Airwaves BMW - Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Silverstone Race Report
22-08-2010

The fortunes of Airwaves BMW were emphatically turned on their head at Silverstone today as Mat Jackson dipped into his reserve of talent to produce a spellbinding drive to take him from 10th to 3rd in the day's final race, his fifth podium of the season.
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Airwaves BMW - Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Silverstone Qualifying Report
21-08-2010

In the first of today's two Free Practice sessions, Mat Jackson held his own, securing an overall 3rd place finish with a time of 1.01.128.
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Airwaves BMW - Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Silverstone Pre-race Report
17-08-2010

This weekend, Northampton's Silverstone circuit will play host to rounds 19/20/21 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship; the outcome of which could dictate where this year's top honours are heading.
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Graham Richardson Getting His Hands Dirty
12-08-2010

As father of Carrera Cup racer George, Graham Richardson is a regular feature of Carrera Cup GB weekends with the Motorbase Performance squad.
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Caine Shines in the Land of the Turnip
09-08-2010

Michael Caine took his second win of the season in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB for Motorbase Performance during rounds 11 and 12 at Snetterton (7/8 August), but Caine still left his home track believing he should have won both races.
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Airwaves BMW - Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Snetterton Race Report
08-08-2010

Thousands of fans poured into Norfolk's Snetterton racetrack for rounds 16/17/18 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. It's been a long time coming after the seven-week summer breather, and with the sun shining the day would be remembered for Jackson's second place podium finish and a solid and respectable points haul for the team.
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Airwaves BMW - Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Snetterton Qualifying
07-08-2010

The return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship looked a decidedly grim affair as the session kicked off. After the seven-week summer break the eyes of the motoring world were firmly fixed on Snetterton, and the ominous dark grey clouds overhead.
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Airwaves BMW - Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Snetterton Pre-race Report
04-08-2010

It's time to put down the Pimms, and hang that god-awful Hawaiian shirt back up because, after a seven week break, Independent Team leaders Airwaves BMW return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship as Norfolk's Snetterton Circuit plays home to rounds 16, 17 and 18.
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Mat Jackson Mid-season Review
21-07-2010

In three and a half seasons and with over 100 BTCC race starts, 12 race wins and 29 podiums, Mat Jackson knows a thing or two about British touring cars. We catch up with the Airwaves BMW driver and 'Fans' Favourite' for a natter and a biscuit…
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George Richardson Mid-season Review
15-07-2010

After five weekends in the 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup GB, teenager George Richardson is really finding his feet with the Motorbase Performance squad. A podium finish at Croft and front-running pro-am2 pace suggests that a pro-am2 victory is well within his grasp over the second half of the season.
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Charles Bateman Mid-season Review
15-07-2010

The newest recruit to the Motorbase Performance team in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB is Charles Bateman and he's chalked up some impressive results over the first half of the season. If he can up his qualifying game, Charles will be heading for the overall podium over the second half of the season.
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Motorbase Performance Team Up with 911 Box for a Very Special Porsche Open Day
14-07-2010

Kent based motor racing team Motorbase Performance are giving something back to all those who love Stuttgart's finest automobiles, a selection of their finest Porsche Carrera Cup GB 911s will be on show at local specialist 911 Box's Porsche open day this Saturday.
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Steven Kane Mid-season Interview
13-07-2010

We catch up with Steven Kane, the Airwaves BMW Dunlop MSA British Touring Car driver, currently second in the Independent and fifth in the overall Driver Championship, for a mid-season chinwag.
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Airwaves BMW's E90 320si Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Heads to Goodwood
01-07-2010

Goodwood's Festival of Speed is renowned the world over for its fascinating mixture of modern and classic automobiles. This weekend, in the baking summer sun stars, cars and thousands of automotive enthusiasts will head down to Goodwood House; quite rightfully Airwaves BMW's championship leading BTCC car will be there too.
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Richardson Steps up a Gear at Croft
25-06-2010

George Richardson was one of the stars of the weekend in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB with the Motorbase Performance squad at Croft (19/20 June).
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Airwaves BMW Dunlop MSA BTCC Airwaves BMW Croft Race Report
20-06-2010

Thousands of screaming motoring enthusiasts gathered at north Yorkshire's beautiful Croft racing circuit to celebrate and witness a landmark 100th Dunlop MSA British Touring Car start for Airwaves BMW driver Mat Jackson; but in the end it was the plucky Steven Kane who stole the show with yet another career defining display that saw him romp from 19th to 3rd place in a drive that rivals the very best in BTCC recent history.
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Airwaves BMW - Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship - Croft Pre-race Report
16-06-2010

Airwaves BMW and the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship returns to Croft for rounds 13,14 and 15. The team, who have remained in 1st position in the HiQ Teams Championship since round 1, will look to reinforce their lead with good performances from seasoned drivers Kane and Jackson.
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Griffin Shines at Oulton Park
08-06-2010

At one of the most challenging tracks on the schedule, Liam Griffin had his best weekend to date in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB with the Motorbase Performance squad at Oulton Park (5/6 June).
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Dunlop MSA BTCC Airwaves BMW - Oulton Park Race Report 
06-06-2010

Kane secures a 2nd place finish in the day's final race, Airwaves BMW stay atop of the HiQ Teams Championship, while Steven Kane and Mat Jackson find themselves first and second in the Independent Drivers Championship and third and fifth in the overall BTCC Drivers Championship, after three exhilarating rounds today at Oulton Park in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
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Dunlop MSA BTCC Airwaves BMW - Oulton Park Qualifying Report 
05-06-2010

Mat Jackson leads the Airwaves BMW team and will start the first of tomorrow's three Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at Oulton Park in 9th spot after a closely-fought session which saw the top nine drivers separated by just half a second.
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Airwaves BMW and HiQ Teams Championship Leaders Head to Oulton Park
28-05-2010

After a month of inactivity it's time to buckle up once again. Perched on top of the HiQ Teams Championship, Airwaves BMW returns to Oulton Park for the fourth episode of an already thrilling 2010 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
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Caine Dominates in the Rain of Brands
04-05-2010

Michael Caine scored his first victory of the 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup GB with a masterful display in soaking wet conditions at Brands Hatch on Sunday (2 May).
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Dunlop MSA BTCC Airwaves BMW Brands Hatch GP Report
02-05-2010

A fantastic day for the Airwaves BMW team as they secure a double podium in the last race at Brands Hatch's celebrated GP circuit and retain both the HiQ Teams and Independent Championship top spots.
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Airwaves BMW Return to Local Track Brands Hatch as HiQ Teams Championship Leaders
28-04-2010

Local heroes and Airwaves BMW return to Brands Hatch this weekend for the third instalment of the exhilarating 2010 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
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Jackson Stars in Carrera Cup at Rockingham
27-04-2010

Two wins, two poles and two fastest laps in the pro-am1 category as well as the 'driver of the weekend' award from Porsche was the amazing tally for Ollie Jackson during rounds three and four of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Rockingham over the weekend (24/25 April).
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Dunlop MSA BTCC Airwaves BMW Rockingham Race Report
25-04-2010

The first race of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Rockingham this morning was dictated by tyre choice. Clearly while damp, wet tyres would provide the necessary grip – however, as the sun broke through as the cars lined up on the grid, it was clear the weather was improving.
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Dunlop MSA BTCC BMW Airwaves - Rockingham Qualifying
24-04-2010

HiQ Teams Championship leaders Airwaves BMW approached today's Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship qualifying session at Rockingham with confidence.
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HiQ Teams Championship Leaders Airwaves BMW Return to Rockingham
21-04-2010

The wait is over. HiQ Teams Championship leaders Airwaves BMW return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Rockingham (24-25 April) this weekend with expectations at an all time high.
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Airwaves BMW Headline BMW Cooper Croydon's Ultimate BMW Weekend
15-04-2010

BMW's 'Ultimate Drive Weekend' is a national event which takes place across all UK BMW dealers over the 17-18th of April 2010. To show their appreciation, HiQ Teams Championship leader Airwaves BMW will be in attendance at Cooper Croydon in Surrey.
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Motorbase Makes History
06-04-2010

The Motorbase Performance team is making history following the opening touring car race weekend of the 2010 season.
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Parish Shines in Carrera Cup Opener
06-04-2010

With almost a quarter of the grid running under the Motorbase banner, the team was bound to feature in the results for the first two rounds of the Porsche Carrera Cup over the Easter weekend (3/4 April) at Thruxton.
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Airwaves BMW Lead Championship - Thruxton
04-04-2010

Steven Kane wins his first ever BTCC race in a one-two finish for the Airwaves BMW team at Thruxton; Mat Jackson secures two podium finishes - and Airwaves BMW lead the championship. Does it get any better than this?
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Porsche Carrera Cup GB Round 2, Thruxton
04-04-2010

Motorbase Performance Porsche Carrera Cup GB Round 2, Thruxton. Provisional 2010 driver championship points positions. Pro-am1, Pro-am2. Provisional 2010 team championship points positions.
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Dunlop MSA BTCC BMW Airwaves - Thruxton Qualifying
03-04-2010

The BMW Airwaves team faced a tough qualifying session in the run up to the first BTCC meet of the season at Hampshire's Thruxton race circuit as the weather refused to make up its mind.
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Falling into Place for Airwaves BMW
01-04-2010

Easter weekend signals the return of Airwaves BMW to the 2010 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. After a tumultuous pre-season the team have a genuine point to prove and are serious contenders for the championship, boasting the finest driver line-up ever fielded by the Motorbase Performance team.
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Kane Kicks Up a Gear for Airwaves BMW
25-03-2010

Airwaves BMW's Steven Kane set the early pace at the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship's annual Media Day at Brands Hatch on Tuesday (March 23), posting an early warning to the opposition of his intent to follow fellow-Ulsterman Colin Turkington to the most prestigious crown in British motor sport.
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Airwaves BMW Confirms Jackson and Kane
23-03-2010

Airwaves BMW chose the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship's annual Media Day (March 23) at its home circuit Brands Hatch to confirm its all-new driver line-up for 2010 - Mat Jackson and Steven Kane, who were comfortably the highest points-scorers the last time they raced against one another, in the 2008 BTCC final at the Kent circuit.
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Motorbase Performance Confirms Airwaves BMW, Leyland Paints
19-03-2010

Motorbase Performance will once again appear as Airwaves BMW when the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship kicks off at the high-speed Thruxton circuit in Hampshire over the Easter weekend (April 3/4), following renewal of the team's title sponsorship deal with leading chewing gum brand Wrigley's Airwaves.
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Caine Strikes First Blow in Porsche Carrera Cup GB
17-03-2010

Michael Caine struck the first blow in the battle for the 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup GB when he set the fastest time during the pre-season test and media day at Silverstone today (Wednesday 17 March).
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Bimmer Glimmer
25-02-2010

What's it like to hustle a BTCC BMW at Brands? Ben Collins tries a Motorbase-run 320si.
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Motorbase Performance Unveils Six-Car Carrera Cup GB Squad
18-02-2010

Motorbase Performance will be the team with six appeal this season after announcing plans to field a record-breaking six-car team in the 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup GB.
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