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Motorbase Performance confirms 2014 British Touring Car Campaign

11/12/13 - Motorbase Performance confirms 2014 British Touring Car Campaign

Motorbase Performance has confirmed that it will be consolidating its Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship programme in 2014, fielding three Mountune powered Ford Focus ST NGTC's for the season.

Motorbase Performance unveils Aston Martin GT programme

04/12/13 - Motorbase Performance unveils Aston Martin GT programme

Motorbase Performance has taken the wraps off its most ambitious GT programme to date by revealing that it will field Aston Martin Vantage GT3s in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship as well in as a campaign in the Blancpain Endurance Series.

Team Manager Oly Collins end of season interview

26/11/13 - Team Manager Oly Collins end of season interview

2013 promised to deliver so much for Airwaves Racing off the back of an impressive end to the 2012 season; but it turned out to be a year of two halves for the Motorbase Performance-run outfit.

Fiesta Junior Champions get first test with Addison Lee Motorbase

06/11/13 - Fiesta Junior Champions get first test with Addison Lee Motorbase

Ford Fiesta Junior Champions Charlie Ladell and James 'JJ' Ross both got the chance to live out their dreams behind the wheel of the Addison Lee Motorbase Ford Focus touring car last Tuesday (October 29) thanks to Motorbase Performance Team Boss David Bartrum.

Young drivers impress at Dunlop test day

30/10/13 - Young drivers impress at Dunlop test day

Airwaves Racing was back on track at Norfolk's Snetterton 300 circuit yesterday (October 29) testing three young champions in one of the squad's Mountune-powered NGTC (next generation touring car) Ford Focus ST's as part of a Dunlop Tyres initiative.

Airwaves Racing show true grit after free practice shunt

16/10/13 - Airwaves Racing show true grit after free practice shunt

Airwaves Racing team boss David Bartrum is full of praise for the Motorbase Performance squad's mechanics and engineers after their miracle rebuild of the #8 Airwaves Racing Ford Focus ST during last weekend's Dunlop MSA BTCC season finale at Brands Hatch.

Airwaves Racing shine through the rain at season finale

15/10/13 - Airwaves Racing shine through the rain at season finale

Airwaves Racing made a spectacular return to the podium last weekend, collecting two independent race wins and podiums in all three races at its home track Brands Hatch during an action-packed finale to the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season.

Airwaves Racing aiming to end on a high note

08/10/13 - Airwaves Racing aiming to end on a high note

Airwaves Racing is aiming to end the season on a high note as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) arrives at the squad's home circuit; Brands Hatch for the 2013 season finale this coming weekend (October 12/13).

Oman Air Motorbase thwarted in final race

07/10/13 - Oman Air Motorbase thwarted in final race

Contact from a rival competitor dashed the title hopes of the Oman Air Motorbase squad in the ninth and final round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Donington Park on Sunday (6 October).

Ahmad Al Harthy - Oman on a mission!

02/10/13 - Ahmad Al Harthy - Oman on a mission!

Ahmad Al Harthy will bring the curtain down on an incredibly successful first year of GT racing with the Oman Air Motorbase team in the final round of the 2013 Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Donington Park this coming weekend (5/6 October).

Donington British GT title decider for Oman Air Motorbase

01/10/13 - Donington British GT title decider for Oman Air Motorbase

For the second year running, the Motorbase Porsche 911 GT3R will go into the final round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship as an outside contender for the overall title.

Double delight for Airwaves Racing at Silverstone

29/09/13 - Double delight for Airwaves Racing at Silverstone

Airwaves Racing shone at the 'home of British motorsport' this  weekend with a stunning set of six top ten results and two highly celebrated podium finishes during round 9 of the BTCC.

Airwaves Racing targeting silverware at Silverstone

24/09/13 - Airwaves Racing targeting silverware at Silverstone

Airwaves Racing heads to the 'home of British motorsport' in force this weekend as the penultimate round of the Dunlop MSA BTCC arrives at the world-famous Silverstone circuit.

Airwaves Racing firmly in the mix at Rockingham

16/09/13 - Airwaves Racing firmly in the mix at Rockingham

Airwaves Racing stormed back onto the podium during a wet and wild round 8 of the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Rockingham circuit this weekend.

Airwaves Racing goes full throttle!

12/09/13 - Airwaves Racing goes full throttle!

If you like the kick you get from Airwaves, you'll love the kick you get from winning! With Airwaves' new Full Throttle competition, you could be driving away in a high-performance Ford Focus ST!

Tom Onslow-Cole joins Airwaves Racing

11/09/13 - Tom Onslow-Cole joins Airwaves Racing

Tom Onslow-Cole will join the Airwaves Racing squad for the three remaining rounds of the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship; making his debut run in the third Airwaves Racing Ford Focus ST next generation touring car (NGTC).

Airwaves Racing Revved up for Rockingham

10/09/13 - Airwaves Racing Revved up for Rockingham

Airwaves Racing has set its sights firmly on closing the gap in the independents standings as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship reconvenes at Northampton's Rockingham Speedway circuit this coming weekend (14/15 September).

Second 2013 Victory for Oman Air Motorbase

09/09/13 - Second 2013 Victory for Oman Air Motorbase

A superb victory in round eight of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship, backed up by yet another points' finish in round nine made it a fine weekend for the Oman Air Motorbase team at Zandvoort in The Netherlands over the weekend (7/8 September).

Wrigley Goes Full Throttle

03/09/13 - Wrigley Goes Full Throttle With New Campaign

This month, Wrigley's Airwaves is kick starting the second phase of its major £multi-million campaign that launched earlier this year, which included the sponsorship of the Motorbase Performance 'Airwaves Racing' team throughout the BTCC.

Dutch Challenge for Oman Air Motorbase in British GT

02/09/13 - Dutch Challenge for Oman Air Motorbase in British GT

The Zandvoort circuit in the Netherlands will provide a new challenge for the Oman Air Motorbase team during rounds eight and nine of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Trio of top tens for Airwaves Racing at Knockhill

26/08/13 - Trio of top tens for Airwaves Racing at Knockhill

Airwaves Racing leaves Scotland with three hard fought top ten finishes following a frenetic weekend's racing action during round 7 of the Dunlop MSA BTCC at Knockhill this weekend.

Airwaves Racing hunting fresh success at Knockhill

21/08/13 - Airwaves Racing hunting fresh success at Knockhill

Airwaves Racing is set to take the high road across the border this week as round 7 of the Dunlop MSA BTCC reaches its most Northerly point at Scotland's picturesque Knockhill circuit.

More points for Oman Air Motorbase

12/08/13 - More points for Oman Air Motorbase

Ahmad Al Harthy, Michael Caine and Oman Air Motorbase maintained their unrivalled points' scoring record in this year's Avon Tyres British GT Championship during round seven.

Home British GT race for Oman Air Motorbase

06/08/13 - Home British GT race for Oman Air Motorbase

Racing at the team's home track of Brands Hatch will make round seven of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship a very special weekend for Ahmad Al Harthy and Michael Caine.

Return to winning ways for Airwaves Racing

05/08/13 - Return to winning ways for Airwaves Racing

Airwaves Racing celebrated in style this weekend with a double podium and six top eight finishes as the Dunlop MSA BTCC reconvened at Norfolk's Snetterton 300 circuit.

Airwaves Racing sets sights on Snetterton success

29/07/13 - Airwaves Racing sets sights on Snetterton success

Snetterton in East Anglia is the destination for Airwaves Racing for round 6 of the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this coming weekend (3/4 August).

Motorbase Performance welcomes Drift Innovation on-board

29/07/13 - Motorbase Performance welcomes Drift Innovation on-board

Motorbase Performance is pleased to announce a new partnership with leading action sports technology company Drift Innovation.

Aron Smith mid-season interview

16/07/13 - Aron Smith mid-season interview

Now in his second full season in the Dunlop MSA BTCC, 23 year-old Aron Smith has joined the ranks of the next generation touring car graduates to compete this season.

Mat Jackson mid-season interview

16/07/13 - Mat Jackson mid-season interview

Now in his fourth season with the Motorbase Performance run Airwaves Racing squad, Mat Jackson is one of the leading drivers in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Ahmad Al Harthy mid-season interview

16/07/13 - Ahmad Al Harthy mid-season interview

In just six short years, Ahmad Al Harthy has firmly established himself as one of the Middle East's most talented sportsmen and Oman's shining light in global motor racing.

Michael Caine spills the beans on Croft

09/07/13 - Michael Caine spills the beans on Croft

Reigning British GT champion Michael Caine is a permanent part of the Motorbase Performance squad and jumped at the chance to return to the Dunlop MSA BTCC at Croft.

Hill makes the big step

02/07/13 - Hill makes the big step

For 19-year-old Jake Hill, the Croft round of the Dunlop MSA BTCC was the realisation of a dream when he joined the BTCC grid with Motorbase Performance.

Airwaves Racing takes hard fought points at Croft

25/06/13 - Airwaves Racing takes hard fought points at Croft

Changeable weather conditions threw a curve ball at the Airwaves Racing squad during round 5 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Croft circuit this weekend.

Airwaves Racing aims high at Croft

19/06/13 - Airwaves Racing aims high at Croft

Airwaves Racing heads to the North East as round 5 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) arrives at Croft circuit this coming weekend (22/23 June).

Caine set to shine in second Addison Lee Motorbase car

19/06/13 - Caine set to shine in second Addison Lee Motorbase car

Thanks to Royal-warranted car-care specialists Autoglym, reigning British GT Champion Michael Caine is all set to add a polished finish to the Addison Lee Motorbase squad.

Oman Air Motorbase takes Snetterton victory

18/06/13 - Oman Air Motorbase takes Snetterton victory

Ahmad Al Harthy, Michael Caine and Oman Air Motorbase scored a fabulous victory at Snetterton on Sunday in the fifth round of 2013 Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Jake Hill to debut in Addison Lee Motorbase S2000 Focus

17/06/13 - Jake Hill to debut in Addison Lee Motorbase S2000 Focus

BRDC rising star Jake Hill will make his debut Dunlop MSA BTCC appearance with the Addison Lee Motorbase squad as the championship gets underway once more for round five.

Oman Air Motorbase heads for Snetterton

12/06/13 - Oman Air Motorbase heads for Snetterton

Snetterton in East Anglia is the destination for the Oman Air Motorbase team for rounds five and six of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Airwaves Racing bounces back at Oulton Park

09/06/13 - Airwaves Racing bounces back at Oulton Park

Airwaves Racing bounced back with a solid performance this weekend (June 8/9) during round 4 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).

Airwaves Racing team up with Fast Ford magazine

05/06/13 - Airwaves Racing team up with Fast Ford magazine

Airwaves Racing is pleased to announce a new media partnership between Airwaves Racing and Fast Ford magazine; the UK's biggest and best selling Ford tuning magazine.

Airwaves Racing upbeat for Oulton Park outing

04/06/13 - Airwaves Racing upbeat for Oulton Park outing

Airwaves Racing heads North in upbeat form as Round 4 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship arrives at Cheshire's picturesque Oulton Park circuit this coming weekend.

Oman Air Motorbase takes top 10 at Silverstone

03/06/13 - Oman Air Motorbase takes top 10 at Silverstone

Ahmad Al Harthy, Michael Caine and Oman Air Motorbase scored a top 10 finish at Silverstone on Sunday in the fourth round of 2013 Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Silverstone next for Oman Air Motorbase

21/05/13 - Silverstone next for Oman Air Motorbase

Round four of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship will be one of the biggest challenges of the season for the Oman Air Motorbase team when the squad tackles a three-hour race.

Oman Air Motorbase takes sixth at Rockingham

07/05/13 - Oman Air Motorbase takes sixth at Rockingham

Ahmad Al Harthy, Michael Caine and Oman Air Motorbase scored a fighting sixth place at Rockingham on Sunday in the second round of 2013 Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Airwaves Racing's Hard Work Rewarded at Thruxton

05/05/13 - Airwaves Racing's Hard Work Rewarded at Thruxton

Airwaves Racing saw its hard work rewarded during round 3 of the Dunlop MSA BTCC this weekend with the Mountune-powered Ford Focus ST's securing five top ten finishes.

Rockingham challenge for Oman Air Motorbase

01/05/13 - Rockingham challenge for Oman Air Motorbase

The first two-hour race of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship is the next challenge for the Oman Air Motorbase team this weekend at the Rockingham circuit in Northamptonshire.

Airwaves Racing set for Thruxton Thriller

01/05/13 - Airwaves Racing set for Thruxton Thriller

Airwaves Racing is looking for a change of luck this coming weekend (May 4/5) as it gets set to tackle the fast and furious Thruxton circuit for round 3 of the Dunlop MSA BTCC.

Motorbase Performance Announces New Junior Kart Team

29/04/13 - Motorbase Performance Announces New Junior Kart Team

Motorbase Performance has expanded its support of young British motorsport talent with the announcement of a new Motorbase Junior Kart team for the 2013 season.

Airwaves Racing Digs Deep at Donington Park

21/04/13 - Airwaves Racing Digs Deep at Donington Park

It was another tough weekend for Airwaves Racing at Donington Park as the Kent-based team struggled to find the pace to get its 2013 championship challenge off the ground.

Airwaves Racing poised for Championship Resurgence

16/04/13 - Airwaves Racing poised for Championship Resurgence

Following a difficult start to the season, Airwaves Racing is hoping for a repeat of history as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) arrives at Donington Park circuit.

Airwaves Racing Endure Tough Season Opener at Brands Hatch

31/03/13 - Airwaves Racing Endure Tough Season Opener at Brands Hatch

Airwaves Racing's dream start to the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season ended in disappointment as the new season got underway at Brands Hatch.

Airwaves Racing Geared Up For Home Track Glory

26/03/13 - Airwaves Racing Geared Up For Home Track Glory

Airwaves Racing is gearing up for home track glory as the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season gets underway at Brands Hatch this coming weekend.

Motorbase confirm Caine and Al Harthy for British GT Campaign

11/03/13 - Motorbase confirm Caine and Al Harthy for British GT Campaign

Motorbase Performance unveiled its plans to defend the Avon Tyres British GT Championship Title with a Porsche 911 GT3R for Michael Caine and Ahmad Al Harthy.

Airwaves Racing unwrap new title sponsorship of Motorbase BTCC squad

06/03/13 - Airwaves Racing unwrap new title sponsorship of Motorbase BTCC squad

Airwaves Racing today announced its new title sponsorship of the Motorbase Performance Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) squad for the 2013 season.

Tribute to 'star man' Tony Leake

04/03/13 - Tribute to 'star man' Tony Leake

Motorbase Performance would like to pay tribute to 'star tyre man' and close friend of the team Tony Leake.

Motorbase Performance confirm Jackson and Smith for 2013 BTCC campaign

19/02/13 - Motorbase confirm Griffin's return in Jacks Sears Trophy

Liam Griffin will re-join Motorbase Performance for the 2013 Dunlop MSA BTCC competing in the Kent-based squad's S2000 Ford Focus ST for the Jack Sears Trophy.

Motorbase Performance confirm Jackson and Smith for 2013 BTCC campaign

13/02/13 - Motorbase Performance confirm Jackson and Smith for 2013 BTCC campaign

Mat Jackson and Aron Smith will re-join Motorbase Performance for its 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) campaign.