James Thompson: Fighting back into the light

James Thompson: Fighting back into the light

Winning the European Touring Car Cup has thrown some limelight back on James Thompson. After a period in relative wilderness, the former World Touring Car race winner says he is ready for another crack at the title. All he needs is a drive...

James Thompson could well be the best touring car driver of the last decade without a world title to his name.

And yet while his former team-mates Yvan Muller, Gabriele Tarquini and Andy Priaulx have been taking the silverware for themselves in recent years, the bearded Briton can't seem to get himself a drive in the top echelon of tin-top racing for love nor money.

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