Top ten touring car news stories on TouringCarTimes in 2014
What were the most buzzed about touring car stories in 2014? Join us as we walk through the top ten most read articles on TouringCarTimes:
The first story on the first BTCC test of the year is always popular and the 2014 test at Thruxton was no exception, making it to position number ten.
While just being a week old, the TouringCarTimes Top 30 drivers of 2014 makes into the top ten on position nine. This year a certain Argentinian driver joins the list of TouringCarTimes Drivers of the Year.
A controversial statement from the Volvo marketing director made it to position eight on our list, despite it being just over two weeks old. A story which is expected to develop over the coming year…
Rob Collard’s huge crash at Silverstone earlier this year drew a lot of attention, with him being taken to hospital making it to number seven. The BMW driver fortunately escaped the crash without any injuries while West Surrey Racing had a tough repair job to do.
The return of a racing legend to the BTCC claims position number six on our list. Alain Menu was back for the 2014 season with Team BMR, a story quickly becoming very popular.
One of the most buzzed about stories this year is TCR, or TC3 as it was named initially. Former WTCC boss Marcello Lotti announced the plans to launch the new championship in July of 2014, a story which made it into the top five of the most read articles on TouringCarTimes in 2014.
The interest around TCR is further shown with a second article in the top ten. Position four is occupied by the story on the first cars, teams, regulations and events.
Our first top three finisher is the season preview of the HSCC Super Touring Championship, clearly showing the interest still burning strong for, mainly, the Super Touring cars of the nineties.
The second most read article in 2014 was a first solid indication that the FIA World Touring Car Championship was heading to the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife in 2015, a story which was officially confirmed not long after.
The most read article on TouringCarTimes in 2014 was a controversial and unfortunate one with a former BTCC driver being jailed for a tragic incident outside of the racing track.
The visitor numbers on TouringCarTimes continues to go up for the 19th straight year, increasing by 9% compared to 2013.
A big thank you to all of our readers and supporters out there and we look forward to an exciting touring car year in 2015!