2020 British Touring Car Championship
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2020 British Touring Car Championship

Ashley Sutton, 2020 BTCC Champion.

The 2020 Kwik Fit[1]British Touring Car Championship (commonly abbreviated as BTCC) is a motor racing championship for production-based touring cars held across England and Scotland. The championship features a mix of professional motor racing teams and privately funded amateur drivers competing in highly modified versions of family cars which are sold to the general public and conform to the technical regulations for the championship. The 2020 season will be the 63rd British Touring Car Championship season and the tenth season for cars conforming to the Next Generation Touring Car (NGTC) technical specification. The Championship was won by Ashley Sutton.

Teams and drivers

All drivers will compete under British racing licences.[2]

Team Car Engine No. Drivers Rounds
Constructor Entries[2]
Team BMW[3][4] BMW 330i M Sport[3] BMW/Neil Brown 1 All
15 Tom Oliphant[5] All
Halfords Yuasa Racing[6] Honda Civic Type R (FK8)[6] 25
700 3
27 All
[7] Toyota Corolla[7] TOCA/Swindon 80 Tom Ingram[7] All
Independent Entries[2]
BTC Racing[8] Honda Civic Type R (FK8)[8] Honda/Neil Brown 3 Tom Chilton[9] All
66 Josh Cook[8] All
The Clever Baggers with BTC Racing[10] 777 Michael Crees[10] All
Honda Civic Type R (FK2)[12] TOCA/Swindon 4 Sam Osborne[13] All
24 Jake Hill[12] All
GKR TradePriceCars.com[14] Audi S3 Saloon[14] TOCA/Swindon 19 [14] 1-7
23 [15] 8-9
180 [16] 1-6
222 Paul Rivett[17] 8-9
Motorbase Performance[18] Ford Focus ST Mk.IV[19] Ford/Mountune 6 Rory Butcher[20] All
44 Andy Neate[21] All
48 Ollie Jackson[18] All
Power Maxed Car Care Racing[22] Vauxhall Astra[22] TOCA/Swindon 9 Jade Edwards[23] 6
10 Rob Austin[24] 5
29 Jac Constable[25] 7
39 Jessica Hawkins[26] 8
49 Bradley Philpot[27] 9
21 Mike Bushell[22][28] 3-4
RCIB Insurance with Fox Transport[29] Volkswagen CC[29] TOCA/Swindon 7
8 5-6
31 Jack Goff[29] All
34 Ollie Brown[31] 1-3
88 Glynn Geddie[32] 8-9
ROKiT Racing with Team HARD[33] 28 Nicolas Hamilton[33] 1-3, 5-9
HUB Financial Solutions with Team HARD[34] BMW 125i M Sport[34] BMW/Neil Brown 41 Carl Boardley[34] All
Team Parker Racing[35] BMW 125i M Sport[35] BMW/Neil Brown 12 Stephen Jelley[35] All
Laser Tools Racing[36] Infiniti Q50[36] TOCA/Swindon 16 Aiden Moffat[36] All
116 Ashley Sutton[36] All
Excelr8 Motorsport[37] TOCA/Swindon 18 Senna Proctor[38] All
22 Chris Smiley[39] All
TOCA/Swindon 32 Jack Butel[41] All
33 Adam Morgan[40] All
Key
Eligible for the Jack Sears Trophy for drivers yet to record an overall podium finish or Jack Sears Trophy championship at the start of the season.

Driver changes

Entering/re-entering BTCC

Changed teams

Leaving BTCC

Team changes

Changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Race calendar

The revised championship calendar was announced by the championship organisers on 27 April 2020.[50] All races will be held in the United Kingdom. Original calendar was announced on 16 June 2019,[51] but was revised due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Round Circuit Date
1 R1 Donington Park
(National Circuit, Leicestershire)
1-2 August
R2
R3
2 R4 Brands Hatch
(Grand Prix Circuit, Kent)
8-9 August
R5
R6
3 R7 Oulton Park
(Island Circuit, Cheshire)
22-23 August
R8
R9
4 R10 Knockhill Racing Circuit
(Fife)
29-30 August
R11
R12
5 R13 Thruxton Circuit
(Hampshire)
19-20 September
R14
R15
6 R16 Silverstone Circuit
(National Circuit, Northamptonshire)
26-27 September
R17
R18
7 R19 Croft Circuit
(North Yorkshire)
10-11 October
R20
R21
8 R22 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit
(300 Circuit, Norfolk)
24-25 October
R23
R24
9 R25 Brands Hatch
(Indy Circuit, Kent)
14-15 November
R26
R27
Cancelled due to the 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic
Silverstone Circuit
(International Circuit, Northamptonshire)
26-27 September

Rule changes

Technical changes

  • Goodyear is set to become the series' tyre supplier, replacing Dunlop. It will be the first time since the 2002 season that Dunlop does not supply the series with tyres.[52]

Qualifying changes

  • A new qualifying format of one twenty-five-minute session and a second, ten-minute, qualifying session, in which the top ten in Q1 will set lap times, determining the first ten spaces on the grid. This will be trialled at Snetterton[53]

Support series changes

Results

Round Circuit Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Winning independent Winning JST
1 R1 Donington Park Colin Turkington Ashley Sutton Dan Cammish Halfords Yuasa Racing Rory Butcher Sam Osborne
R2 Ashley Sutton Colin Turkington Team BMW Rory Butcher Michael Crees
R3 Ashley Sutton Ashley Sutton Laser Tools Racing Ashley Sutton Michael Crees
2 R4 Brands Hatch GP Rory Butcher Josh Cook Dan Cammish Halfords Yuasa Racing Ollie Jackson Michael Crees
R5 Tom Ingram Colin Turkington Team BMW Ashley Sutton James Gornall
R6 Josh Cook Tom Oliphant Team BMW Ashley Sutton James Gornall
3 R7 Oulton Park Rory Butcher Tom Ingram Rory Butcher Motorbase Performance Rory Butcher Michael Crees
R8 Ashley Sutton Ashley Sutton Laser Tools Racing Ashley Sutton Bobby Thompson
R9 Colin Turkington Adam Morgan Carlube TripleR Racing with Mac Tools Adam Morgan Sam Osborne
4 R10 Knockhill Racing Circuit Ashley Sutton Ashley Sutton Ashley Sutton Laser Tools Racing Ashley Sutton Carl Boardley
R11 Ashley Sutton Ashley Sutton Laser Tools Racing Ashley Sutton Carl Boardley
R12 Rory Butcher Rory Butcher Motorbase Performance Rory Butcher Michael Crees
5 R13 Thruxton Circuit Dan Cammish Tom Ingram Tom Ingram Toyota Gazoo Racing UK with Ginsters Adam Morgan Michael Crees
R14 Dan Cammish Tom Ingram Toyota Gazoo Racing UK with Ginsters Ashley Sutton Michael Crees
R15 Josh Cook Josh Cook BTC Racing Josh Cook Bobby Thompson
6 R16 Silverstone Circuit Dan Cammish Dan Cammish Dan Cammish Halfords Yuasa Racing Rory Butcher Carl Boardley
R17 Ashley Sutton Colin Turkington Team BMW Adam Morgan Sam Osborne
R18 Ashley Sutton Ollie Jackson Motorbase Performance Ollie Jackson Bobby Thompson
7 R19 Croft Circuit Josh Cook Josh Cook Josh Cook BTC Racing Josh Cook Bobby Thompson
R20 Rory Butcher Josh Cook BTC Racing Josh Cook Bobby Thompson
R21 Colin Turkington Tom Ingram Toyota Gazoo Racing UK with Ginsters Tom Chilton Sam Osborne
8 R22 Snetterton Circuit Colin Turkington Colin Turkington Colin Turkington Team BMW Jake Hill Michael Crees
R23 Colin Turkington Colin Turkington Team BMW Ashley Sutton Michael Crees
R24 Tom Ingram Ollie Jackson Motorbase Performance Ollie Jackson Michael Crees
9 R25 Brands Hatch Indy Tom Ingram Ashley Sutton Dan Cammish Halfords Yuasa Racing Ashley Sutton Paul Rivett
R26 Ashley Sutton Ashley Sutton Laser Tools Racing Ashley Sutton Michael Crees
R27 Dan Cammish Rory Butcher Motorbase Performance Rory Butcher Michael Crees

Championship standings

Points system
 1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th  R1 PP
20 17 15 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 1 1
Notes
  • No driver may collect more than one point for leading a lap per race regardless of how many laps they lead.

Drivers' Championship

Pos. Driver DON BHGP OUL KNO THR SIL CRO SNE BHI Pts
1 Ashley Sutton 14 5 1* 6 3 2 8 1* 4 1* 1* 11 5 4 4 5 26 3 4 20 5 5 3 4 2 1* 6 350
2 2* 1* 10 2 1* 5 4 3 2 2 2 9 NC 13 8 4 1* 10 3 Ret NC 1* 1* 3 9 4 9 336
3 Dan Cammish 1* 6 7 1* 19 Ret 2 4 15 6 4 6 2 2 10 1* 2 4 10 5 2 6 6 6 1* 3 4 334
4 Tom Ingram 4 4 6 4 2 Ret 6 5 Ret 4 3 10 1* 1* 5 2 25* Ret 13 4 1* 2 2 8 3* 2 2 326
5 Rory Butcher 3 2 11 Ret* 4 Ret 1* 2* 8 5 10 1* 6 5 3 3 14 Ret 5 19 11 4 4 5 4 10 1* 286
6 Tom Oliphant 6 3 9 8 7 1* 12 6 3 8 6 4 8 6 6 Ret 9 2* 11 7 6 14 11 12 10 15 13 228
7 Jake Hill Ret Ret NC 10 Ret Ret 3 7 7 3 8 5 22 11 9 7 7 15 2 3 7 3 5 9 6 7 3 212
8 Adam Morgan 12 8 4 11 6 Ret 7 9 1* 12 14 14 4 Ret Ret 6 3 5 9 13 13 7 9 2 11 6 5 206
9 Josh Cook 13 10 3 21 Ret 17 DSQ 21 11 Ret Ret 15 9 8 1* 10 6 7 1* 1* 8 8 7 7 8 9 7 196
10 Tom Chilton 10 13 12 5 Ret 8 5 8 5 11 7 3 7 7 2 15 11 9 6 6 3 16 16 17 12 18* 11 184
11 Matt Neal 5 7 8 Ret Ret 6 NC 13 NC 7 15 12 3 3 7 8 4 11 7 2* 4 13 12 13 7 16 14 181
12 Ollie Jackson 17 11 5* 3 5 Ret 13 15 19 16 13 Ret 14 14 13 13 8 1* 14 Ret 12 21 8 1* 5 5 10 152
13 Senna Proctor Ret DNS Ret 7 8 9 10 11 6 13 11 2 11 10 12 14 10 6 18 9 9 9 13 10 19 8 19 141
14 Chris Smiley 8 12 2* 15 13 Ret 9 14 9 14 9 7 13 16 16 16 15 13 12 12 19 11 10 23 13 11 12 106
15 Aiden Moffat 15 20 17 18 12 4 17 16 10 9 5 8 15 18 NC 11 5 8 16 11 10 27 NC 11 14 12 8 105
16 Stephen Jelley 9 9 18 9 9 3 20 20 Ret 10 Ret 13 20 17 17 9 20 18 15 10 14 12 17 16 16 17 Ret 72
17 Michael Crees 16 14 13 12 Ret 11 11 12 Ret 17 17 16 10 9 21 Ret Ret Ret 22 Ret Ret 10 14 14 20 13 15 50
18 Bobby Thompson 11 17 15 14 Ret 12 14 10 18 18 DSQ 19 17 Ret 15 18 13 12 8 8 Ret 44
19 Sam Osborne 7 Ret Ret 24 16 10 16 17 12 19 18 Ret NC 22 20 17 12 20 Ret 14 15 17 15 Ret Ret 14 Ret 29
20 James Gornall Ret DNS 16 13 10 7 18 Ret 21 Ret 20 18 18 Ret DNS 22 16 Ret 18
21 Carl Boardley 19 15 14 16 15 16 Ret 25 14 15 12 17 Ret 19 Ret 12 23 14 20 DNS 22 15 24 18 24 Ret 23 18
22 Rob Austin 12 12 11 13
23 Jack Goff 18 16 Ret 17 11 Ret Ret 18 13 Ret 19 21 16 15 14 Ret 19 16 17 18 18 18 Ret 19 17 20 16 11
24 Ollie Brown 21 Ret 22 20 20 13 22 22 Ret 3
25 Andy Neate 20 18 19 19 14 18 15 19 20 Ret Ret 20 DSQ DSQ DSQ 21 22 Ret 21 16 16 26 22 Ret 18 21 Ret 3
26 Jack Butel 22 19 20 23 18 14 19 24 16 20 21 22 19 20 18 20 17 17 Ret 17 20 20 20 24 23 19 21 2
27 Mike Bushell 21 26 17 21 16 Ret 19 15 17 1
28 Paul Rivett 19 23 21 15 23 17 1
29 Nicolas Hamilton Ret Ret 21 22 17 15 Ret 23 Ret Ret Ret Ret 24 24 21 Ret DNS 21 23 Ret DNS Ret 25 20 1
30 Glynn Geddie 25 18 15 Ret Ret 18 1
31 21 21 19 19 18 19 0
32 24 19 22 22 24 24 0
33 Jessica Hawkins 22 21 20 0
34 Bradley Philpot 21 22 22 0
35 Jade Edwards 23 21 Ret 0
NC Jac Constable WD WD WD 0
Pos. Driver DON BHGP OUL KNO THR SIL CRO SNE BHI Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Bold - Pole position

Italics - Fastest lap
* - Lead race lap

Notes

References

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