May 2024




Passion, Power, Experience

Founded by New Zealander Dick Bennetts in 1981, West Surrey Racing (WSR)  are one of Europe’s most successful racing teams, having tasted success with World Champion drivers such as Ayrton Senna, Mika Hakkinen, Tom Kristensen, Nigel Mansell, Allan McNish and Andy Priaulx.

After becoming the most successful team in the British Formula 3 Championship during the 1980s, WSR moved into the British Touring Car Championship and have continued their extraordinary run of success. As well as running race-winning factory BTCC programmes for Ford, Honda, MG and BMW, WSR have taken 16 outright championship titles – including a record-breaking seven Manufacturers’ titles in a row for BMW from 2016 onwards -, nine independents’ crowns and over 100 race victories.

They are also race winners in the FIA World Touring Car Championship. Based in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, WSR currently run Team BMW and Laser Tools Racing with MB Motorsport in the BTCC.

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Dominant double for Colin Turkington and Team BMW at Brands Hatch

Dominant double for Colin Turkington and Team BMW at Brands Hatch

Colin Turkington was untouchable at Brands Hatch as the Team BMW driver stormed to a dominant double victory in the British Touring Car Championship on Sunday. The Northern Irishman’s successes were the highlights of the weekend for the WSR-run team as BMW’s advantage at the head of the Manufacturers’ title race was maintained.

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Turkington leads Team BMW front-row lock-out in BTCC qualifying

Turkington leads Team BMW front-row lock-out in BTCC qualifying

Team BMW locked out the front row of the grid with a commanding performance in a thrilling British Touring Car Championship qualifying session at Brands Hatch. Colin Turkington and Adam Morgan ensured that the WSR-designed, built and run BMW 330e M Sport was the car to have on a warm May day as the duo qualified first and second in the series new ‘Quick Six’ format.

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Get to know the WSR drivers

Colin Turkington

Colin Turkington is WSR’s longest-serving driver, making his BTCC debut with the team in 2002 and winning every one of his record-equalling four overall titles – plus four Independents’ crowns – with their BMWs. Since his return to the Sunbury-on-Thames team in 2017, he has been a constant title contender. He’s back for a crack at a fifth crown as he seeks to re-write history in what is his 20th year in the BTCC.

Jake Hill

The Kent racer has been a revelation since joining WSR in 2022 and taking pole position on his team debut.  Third in the standings in each of the last two seasons – his 2023 campaign featuring a career-best six wins as he took the title fight down to the final weekend of the year – has marked him out as a championship contender. He is once again powered by the Laser Tools Racing with MB Motorsport hybrid BMW 330e M Sport.

Adam Morgan

The newest member of the WSR line-up; Adam Morgan is no stranger to success in the BTCC. With 11 race wins and more than 40 podiums, the former Ginetta G50 champion is one of the most-popular drivers in the series. Four podium finishes in his first year as a Team BMW driver in 2023 have left him hungry to mount the top step this time around and help BMW to an historic 10th Manufacturers’ crown.


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