The 'unsexy' way to win a title

The 'unsexy' way to win a title

It's often maligned as the 'unsexy' way to win, but consistency is exceptionally difficult to achieve and should be celebrated. A multi-disciplinary panel of champions explains why.

Colin Turkington's recent comment that his ultra-consistent British Touring Car Championship title-winning campaign in 2018 was "not the sexiest way to win a championship" was a fascinating insight into the mindset of racing drivers and the value they place on how they achieve success.

The Northern Irishman secured his third title in an attritional season that produced 17 different winners; he took to the top step of the podium only once in an elderly BMW 1 Series that was permanently laden with ballast and sluggish through the speed traps. But he relentlessly collected points and extracted the best from his package week after week.

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