2011 BTCC season preview

2011 BTCC season preview

The British Touring Car Championship gets underway at Brands Hatch this weekend – with new cars and new faces joining the fray. Kevin Turner looks forward to the action and picks 10 drivers to watch

There's a mix of old and new in the British Touring Car Championship this season. There are fresh teams, the arrival of the Next Generation Touring Car, and some established squads switching to turbo engines, but the pre-season favourite is the same combination that took the 2010 title.

Jason Plato finally claimed his second BTCC crown last year, driving an S2000 Chevrolet Cruze run by RML. The same elements are in place for 2011, allied to a new car from Chevrolet's successful 2010 World Touring Car assault.

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