BTCC 2017: BMW win the Team and manufacturer standings

BMW-West Surrey Racing have won at the weekend, two of the three titles in the BTCC in 2017. In the worldwide for their close-to-standard-looking cars and the often rough-and-tumble, Two – and three fights on the rich tradition of the race tracks estimated British Touring Car Championship, BMW was in this season for the first time in years as a factory team at the Start and managed to get through the season all the other manufacturers considered.

The BMW 125i M Sport is based on the 1-series F21 LCI and presented in a total of 30 races of the BTCC in 2017 as the fastest car: in addition to the manufacturer’s championship for BMW, the Team could be championship with West Surrey Racing celebrated. In the second race of the season finals at Brands Hatch, Colin Turkington from the 15. Place to go for victory and thus secured the constructors ‘ title.

In the fight for the drivers championship SWR-Pilot Colin Turkington had to settle for the second place, because in the third and last race, he retired to a Position five lying. The title of Ashley Sutton, who has contested the season in a rear wheel drive converted Subaru Levorg GT secured. With Rob Collard made it a second BMW driver in the Top-5.

How tight it is in the diverse field of the BTCC in 2017, shows a statistical significantly: Even the most successful producers could not win more than 8 of the 30 races, in 22 runs, drivers of other brands were at the top of the podium.

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