The cause of Subaru's BTCC disaster

The cause of Subaru's BTCC disaster

By the end of last year's British Touring Car Championship campaign the Subaru was the car to beat. In this year's season opener it was terrible - what's gone wrong?

One of the biggest shocks of the opening British Touring Car Championship meeting at Brands Hatch at the start of April was the performance of the factory-backed Subaru Levorg machines, which were arguably the most potent cars on the grid at the end of the 2016 campaign.

The cars were well off the pace, and there was a lock-down on any information coming from the team and its drivers throughout the weekend. What is clear is that there is something seriously wrong.

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