Silverstone Classic: 50 years of BMW saloon car racing

BMW's 50 years of BTCC

On BMW’s centenary year, we take a look back through its history of British saloon car racing ahead of this weekend’s Silverstone Classic

BMW‘s centenary isn’t the only nice round number associated with the brand this year.

Closer to home, it’s 50 years since the firm first raced in the British Saloon Car Championship – forerunner to the British Touring Car Championship and the class of racing in which the German car maker is on the cusp of its 100th victory.

How convenient, then, that we find ourselves at Silverstone to learn some more about BMW’s past and present racing machines, …read more

Source:: Autocar