2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE BTCC RACER
The Silverline Chevrolet team’s 2011 cars will campaign in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship [BTCC]. The two Cruze racers enter the 2011 season with a new livery, consistent with that of the WTCC cars, and featuring prominent sponsorship from Silverline, as well as a series of other sponsors including Dunlop, Holiday Inn, Auto Express and Evo.
The driver’s champion Jason Plato and 20-year old Alex MacDowall. The first race of the season is on Sunday April 3 at Brands Hatch, Kent. Chevrolet also revealed its 2011 Cruze racers for the World Touring Car Championship [WTCC]. As the 2011 series inaugurates a new set of technical rules and moves to 1.6 turbo petrol engines, Chevrolet had to design and build a new powertrain for its cars.
2011 TOYOTA AVENSIS BTCC RACER
The 2011 BTCC will enjoy a record 27-car entry, with 10 different manufacturers represented: Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Proton, SEAT, Toyota, Vauxhall and Volkswagen. Out of the 27 cars, 13 different models will be fighting for honors: Audi A4, BMW 320si, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Lacetti, Ford Focus, “Global” Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Honda Integra, Proton Gen-2, SEAT Leon, Toyota Avensis, Vauxhall Vectra and VW Golf. Scroll down to see the NGTC-spec Toyota Avensis in action during preliminary testing.