Special Tuning Racing has today announced that Tom Boardman will not be participating in this weekend’s opening round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship due to unforeseen delays in the supply of specialist parts for the new 2012 Leon 1.6T. Special Tuning Racing Technical Director, Gary Robertshaw explains: “This is very ...
March 8, 2012Richard Theaker
Tom Boardman and Special Tuning Racing enjoyed their most competitive showing at Silverstone last Sunday in the final round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. A third place finish for Tom, four top-tens for the team and two career-best finishes for Tom’s team-mate sealed off a superb weekend ...
October 18, 2011Richard Theaker
It was a tough weekend for Tom and his Special Tuning Racing team in the penultimate round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch last weekend. But, despite only a minimal points haul, the small family-run team continued to demonstrate their power to match the pace ...
October 4, 2011Richard Theaker
Despite a disappointing qualifying session, mechanical issues and a penalty, Tom showed great determination at Rockingham to claim two top-ten finishes in the latest round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Un-phased by his six-place penalty for an incident in the previous round at Knockhill, Tom got off to ...
September 20, 2011Richard Theaker
Special Tuning Racing celebrated its maiden win in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship with victory for driver Tom Boardman in the third race at Knockhill on Sunday. Tom was clearly ecstatic as he climbed from his STR SEAT Leon: “Fantastic!” he exclaimed. “We've had it tough recently, we’ve been ...
September 8, 2011Richard Theaker
Having made great strides in testing new developments to the car, the signs were encouraging as Tom headed to the Snetterton circuit in Norfolk for the sixth round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. But it was to be a luckless day for the Special Tuning Racing driver ...
August 11, 2011Richard Theaker
It was a difficult weekend for Tom, but he was still pleased with the performance of the SEAT Leon, recording a top-ten finish in the fifth round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at the Croft circuit in North Yorkshire. Having qualified outside of the top ten, Tom had ...
June 25, 2011Richard Theaker
A sensational feat from the Special Tuning Racing team ensured new team-mates Tom Boardman and Dave Newsham were at the centre of three action-packed races, as wet conditions played their part at Oulton Park last weekend. With the weather having taken a turn for the worse, the circuit ...
June 12, 2011Richard Theaker
Fantastic scenes greeted a triumphant Tom Boardman as he took his first outright podium in the BTCC, having secured a convincing third place in the final race of the day at Thruxton. It had been a mixture of excitement and anticipation at the start as Tom sat on ...
May 2, 2011Richard Theaker