Neal claims 2011 title as Chilton wins

Neal claims 2011 title as Chilton wins

Matt Neal has been crowned BTCC for the third time after beating Honda team-mate Gordon Shedden in Sunday’s third and final race at Silverstone. At the front, Tom Chilton picked up Team Aon’s second victory of the season, leading home outgoing Champion Jason Plato and Special Tuning’s Tom Boardman. Read more…

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  1. Sunday 16 October 2011

  2. Neal claims 2011 title as Chilton wins 18:30

    Neal claims 2011 title as Chilton wins

    Matt Neal has been crowned BTCC for the third time after beating Honda team-mate Gordon Shedden in Sunday’s third and final race at Silverstone. At the front…

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  3. Neal wins opening race at Silverstone 12:50

    Neal wins opening race at Silverstone

    Matt Neal moved one step closer to sealing the 2011 British Touring Car Championship crown at Silverstone on Sunday, leading home Honda Racing team-mate Gordon…

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  4. Saturday 15 October 2011

  5. Neal storms to pole at Silverstone 15:53

    Neal storms to pole at Silverstone

    Matt Neal sealed a crucial pole position at Silverstone on Saturday afternoon, overcoming his title rivals to set the pace in qualifying. The Honda Racing…

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  6. Friday 14 October 2011

  7. Neal preparing for ‘tough’ Silverstone finale 01:30

    Neal preparing for ‘tough’ Silverstone finale

    Matt Neal is under no illusions heading into this weekend’s five-way championship finale for the British Touring Car Championship. The title winner of 2005…

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  8. Thursday 13 October 2011

  9. Harvey tips Neal for 2011 title glory 17:24

    Harvey tips Neal for 2011 title glory

    Matt Neal is the man most likely to seal this year’s BTCC title. That is the opinion of 1992 Champion Tim Harvey, who claimed his crown at Silverstone in a…

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  10. Tim Harvey’s preview to the BTCC shootout 16:35

    Tim Harvey’s preview to the BTCC shootout

    This weekend sees Silverstone play host to the BTCC championship finale, where the season-long rivalry between Honda and Chevrolet finally meets its end. Who…

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  11. Monday 3 October 2011

  12. Honda duo now focus on Drivers’ title 13:48

    Honda duo now focus on Drivers’ title

    By finishing first and second in Brands Hatch’s third and final race on Sunday afternoon, Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden confirmed that the Honda Racing Team…

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  13. Sunday 2 October 2011

  14. Neal moves back ahead with victory 18:15

    Neal moves back ahead with victory

    Matt Neal has moved back atop the BTCC standings following his Race 3 victory at Brands Hatch, winning the partly reverse-grid outing ahead of Honda Racing…

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  15. Saturday 1 October 2011

  16. Neal leads first practice at Brands 12:13

    Neal leads first practice at Brands

    Matt Neal led the way during an extremely close opening practice session at Brands Hatch this morning, posting a time of 1:33.344 to lead his two main title…

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  17. Monday 26 September 2011

  18. 12:10

    Video: What Drives a Racing Team? - Part 2

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  19. Monday 19 September 2011

  20. Shedden: Team titles are still chief priority 15:29

    Shedden: Team titles are still chief priority

    Gordon Shedden has insisted that he and team-mate Matt Neal are pushing to wrap up the 2011 BTCC Teams’ and Constructors’ titles before concentrating on…

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  21. Sunday 18 September 2011

  22. 11:57

    Video: Plato and Neal confront each other

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  23. Fines handed to Plato and Neal 11:56

    Fines handed to Plato and Neal

    Jason Plato and Matt Neal have both been fined £1000 for their actions after qualifying at Rockingham on Saturday, with the championship contenders and…

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  24. Friday 16 September 2011

  25. Honda retains Neal and Shedden for 2012 17:33

    Honda retains Neal and Shedden for 2012

    Honda Racing has announced that Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden will remain on-board for the 2012 season, with the pair opting to renew their respective deals. The…

    BTCC
  26. Neal expecting rain at Rockingham 12:46

    Neal expecting rain at Rockingham

    Matt Neal is expecting at least one dourpour as the British Touring Car Championship heads to Rockingham this weekend. Following dramatic encounters at…

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  27. Friday 2 September 2011

  28. 09:03

    Video: What Drives a Racing Team? - Part 1

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  29. Honda confirms new Civic for 2012 09:02

    Honda confirms new Civic for 2012

    Honda Racing and Team Dynamics have confirmed their plans to contest the 2012 British Touring Car Championship with the all-new Civic hatchback. Two brand-new…

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  30. Wednesday 31 August 2011

  31. Neal not worried about hand injury 15:19

    Neal not worried about hand injury

    Matt Neal is confident that his on-track performances will not be affected by a broken hand as the BTCC heads to Knockhill this weekend. Following the last…

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  32. Wednesday 17 August 2011

  33. Neal breaks hand but vows to race on 17:51

    Neal breaks hand but vows to race on

    Honda Racing’s Matt Neal has promised to race at next weekend’s Knockhill event, despite fracturing the fifth metacarpal in his right hand during a martial…

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  34. Sunday 7 August 2011

  35. 12:55

    Video: Neal spins out of contention

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  36. Wednesday 3 August 2011

  37. Jackson: I don’t believe the Honda claims 10:53

    Jackson: I don’t believe the Honda claims

    Mat Jackson has responded to BTCC title rival Matt Neal, who has stated that there is no extra performance to be wrung from his series-leading Honda Civic. As…

    BTCC
  38. Monday 1 August 2011

  39. Neal: Nothing more to come from Civic 08:46

    Neal: Nothing more to come from Civic

    British Touring Car Championship leader Matt Neal has insisted that no more performance can be extracted from his Honda Civic. Prior to the next three rounds at…

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  40. Tuesday 21 June 2011

  41. Jackson: We can win the title 11:20

    Jackson: We can win the title

    Mat Jackson is convinced that he and Airwaves Racing can take the challenge to Matt Neal and Honda for this year’s BTCC title. Although the former enjoyed two…

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  42. Sunday 19 June 2011

  43. Neal triumphs in Race 2 at Croft 16:00

    Neal triumphs in Race 2 at Croft

    Honda Racing driver Matt Neal won for a second time at Croft this afternoon, crossing the finish line just under a second ahead of Rob Collard who made the…

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  44. Neal pips Jackson in first race at Croft 13:30

    Neal pips Jackson in first race at Croft

    Honda Racing's Matt Neal took an extremely narrow victory at Croft this afternoon, edging out Mat Jackson to win the first race of the weekend. The two-time…

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  45. Tuesday 14 June 2011

  46.  Neal doubting Honda advantage at Croft 09:07

    Neal doubting Honda advantage at Croft

    Matt Neal does not expect an Oulton Park-like Honda benefit as the British Touring Car Championship continues at Croft this weekend. The Champion of 2005 and…

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  47. Thursday 9 June 2011

  48. Honda's Steve Neal: Drivers still free to race 11:51

    Honda's Steve Neal: Drivers still free to race

    Honda Racing Team Principal Steve Neal has said that his two drivers remain free to race each other, despite the infamous coming together at Oulton Park on…

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  49. Monday 6 June 2011

  50. Neal ‘sorry’ for Shedden collision 13:13

    Neal ‘sorry’ for Shedden collision

    Honda were presented with a disastrous finish to Oulton Park’s second BTCC race on Sunday, with Matt Neal making contact with team-mate Gordon Shedden at the…

    BTCC
  51. Sunday 5 June 2011

  52. 15:25

    Video: Neal takes out Shedden in Race 2

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  53. Saturday 4 June 2011

  54. Neal moves ahead in Practice 2 14:00

    Neal moves ahead in Practice 2

    Honda Racing’s Matt Neal set the pace during final practice at Oulton Park this afternoon, edging ahead of Alex MacDowall who recovered well from his shunt in…

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  55. Sunday 1 May 2011

  56. Neal takes assured Race 2 victory 14:00

    Neal takes assured Race 2 victory

    Matt Neal stormed to his third win of the season at Thruxton on Sunday afternoon, impressively overtaking team-mate Gordon Shedden to take the chequered flag…

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  57. Saturday 30 April 2011

  58. Neal leads afternoon practice at Thruxton 13:30

    Neal leads afternoon practice at Thruxton

    Honda Racing driver Matt Neal moved to the top of the timesheets in the second practice session of the day at Thruxton, edging out morning pace-setter Tom…

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  59. Thursday 28 April 2011

  60. Neal hits out at turbo boost limit 13:35

    Neal hits out at turbo boost limit

    Matt Neal has expressed his clear criticism of TOCA’s decision to limit the turbo boost of NGTC-specification cars. The decision from the BTCC's governing…

    BTCC
  61. Tuesday 26 April 2011

  62. Neal and Plato losing their edge, says Nash 16:42

    Neal and Plato losing their edge, says Nash

    James Nash leads the British Touring Car Championship after six rounds this season, with the Triple Eight driver having notched up podium finishes in all three…

    BTCC
  63. Monday 18 April 2011

  64. Mixed Donington feelings for Honda 13:54

    Mixed Donington feelings for Honda

    The Honda Racing team notched up its second victory of the British Touring Car Championship season on Sunday, with Matt Neal winning his second consecutive race…

    BTCC
  65. Sunday 17 April 2011

  66. Neal fends off Jordan to win opening race 12:20

    Neal fends off Jordan to win opening race

    Matt Neal held off a charging Andrew Jordan to take victory during the opening race of the weekend at Donington Park on Saturday. The Honda Racing driver did…

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  67. Saturday 16 April 2011

  68. Neal leads Honda Racing 1-2 in qualifying 16:30

    Neal leads Honda Racing 1-2 in qualifying

    Honda factory driver Matt Neal has secured pole position for Sunday's Race 1 at Donington Park, as the 44-year-old did just enough to beat team-mate Gordon…

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  69. Monday 4 April 2011

  70. Neal ‘really optimistic’ for rest of season 15:30

    Neal ‘really optimistic’ for rest of season

    Matt Neal was delighted to collect the third and final British Touring Car race victory of the day on Sunday, having been taken out of the opening round after…

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  71. Sunday 3 April 2011

  72. Neal wins final race at Brands Hatch 17:29

    Neal wins final race at Brands Hatch

    Matt Neal secured his first victory of the 2011 season during the third and final race of the weekend at Brands Hatch on Sunday, leading Airwaves Racing’s Mat…

    BTCC
  73. Saturday 2 April 2011

  74. Tyre wear still a concern for Neal 18:33

    Tyre wear still a concern for Neal

    Matt Neal was delighted with his qualifying lap that secured pole position for the opening race of the 2011 British Touring Car Championship which takes place…

    BTCC
  75. Neal clinches Race 1 pole at Brands 16:13

    Neal clinches Race 1 pole at Brands

    Matt Neal has secured pole position for the opening race of the 2011 British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch on Sunday. The Honda Racing Team driver…

    BTCC
  76. Thursday 31 March 2011

  77. Neal and Shedden optimistic over 2011 chances 21:04

    Neal and Shedden optimistic over 2011 chances

    Honda Racing duo Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden are gearing up for the start of the 2011 British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch this weekend, with both…

    BTCC
  78. Wednesday 30 March 2011

  79. Vital to beat Plato in qualifying, says Neal 12:22

    Vital to beat Plato in qualifying, says Neal

    Matt Neal admits that Jason Plato could still be in a prime position as the new British Touring Car seasons begins at Brands Hatch this weekend. Although the…

    BTCC
  80. Monday 21 March 2011

  81. Honda drivers highly confident after tests 11:51

    Honda drivers highly confident after tests

    The Honda Racing Team promises to be in strong shape as the new British Touring Car Championship season kicks into action at Brands Hatch next weekend, with…

    BTCC
  82. Thursday 17 March 2011

  83. Honda reveals livery in Donington test 16:53

    Honda reveals livery in Donington test

    The Honda Racing Team has revealed its revised 2011 British Touring Car Championship livery this week, with former double Champion Matt Neal in testing action…

    BTCC
  84. Tuesday 15 March 2011

  85. Neal fastest in Snetterton 300 test 23:56

    Neal fastest in Snetterton 300 test

    The British Touring Car Championship trialled Snetterton’s new-look 300 circuit layout for the first time on Monday, with an unofficial test at the Norfolk…

    BTCC
  86. Saturday 12 March 2011

  87. Yuasa increases Honda sponsorship 04:00

    Yuasa increases Honda sponsorship

    UK battery company Yuasa has confirmed a new deal with the Honda Racing Team ahead of the upcoming BTCC campaign, as the market leader prepares to increase its…

    BTCC
  88. Friday 11 March 2011

  89. Honda duo hit by early problems 16:17

    Honda duo hit by early problems

    The factory Honda pair of Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden endured technical issues during the opening week of testing at Brands Hatch, as the Pershore-based outfit…

    BTCC
  90. Monday 24 January 2011

  91. 16:33

    GPUpdate TV: Interview with Honda's Matt Neal

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