Jun 19, · Chris Hodgetts Brooklyn Motorsport BTCC Ford Mustang livery for the Gran Turismo Ford Mustang Gr Based on the Brooklyn Motorsport Ford Sierra driven by Chris Hodgetts in the British Touring Car Championship. Hodgetts debuted in the British Touring Car Championship in His first overall podium place came in when he came second. He was consistent in the top five after that. He came fourth in , fifth in , second in , before winning the series in and His last race in the BTCC was in During the season Chris Hodgetts was driving for Brooklyns and in an iconic. Jun 22, · Gerrit van Kouwen and Chris Hodgetts BTCC Ford Mustang livery for the Gran Turismo Ford Mustang Gr Based on the Ford Sierra Cosworth used by the JQF Engineering team in the British Touring Car Championship. Driven by Gerrit van Kouwen and Chris Hodgetts.
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BRH DON SNE OUL 9. THR 9. THR 7. THR 4. DON 4. SNE 7. BRH 5. DON 7. SIL 8. OUL 8. Hodgetts had to maintain momentum, which meant braking as late as he dared into the corners and launching the Corolla GT over the kerbs on two wheels. The victory streak lasted until Brands Hatch in August, when Hodgetts finished second in class in an unpredictable, monsoon-hit race, but he returned to class-winning ways at Donington Park and clinched the BTCC crown.
Hodgetts relinquished his title-winning Corolla GT to motorcycle racing legend Barry Sheene for the final round and instead drove a second version sponsored by Demon Tweeks. After following Sheene for a few laps, Hodgetts pulled clear for another class victory. Toyota GB and Hodgetts remained together for A new, improved Corolla GT was built: more horsepower was extracted from the twin-cam valve inline four-cylinder engine and the suspension and brakes were uprated.
Occasionally he would race in two events during the same weekend, flying from Britain to mainland Europe and back again to compete. Hodgetts won at Silverstone, Oulton Park and Thruxton. There was a rare blip during a second visit to Thruxton, where he suffered excessive tyre wear and was beaten by another Corolla GT driven by Geoff Kimber-Smith, but thereafter he went unbeaten.
He faced stern opposition from an unlikely source in the support race to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone in July.