Shedden hails 'mega' second place

Shedden hails 'mega' second place

As BTCC Champion Matt Neal expressed high praise of team-mate Gordon Shedden, who he beat to the title at Silverstone on Sunday, the Scot remained delighted with his best ever championship result after finishing just eight points behind. Read more…

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  1. Monday 17 October 2011

  2. Shedden hails ‘mega’ second place 13:10

    Shedden hails ‘mega’ second place

    As BTCC Champion Matt Neal expressed high praise of team-mate Gordon Shedden, who he beat to the title at Silverstone on Sunday, the Scot remained delighted…

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  3. Sunday 16 October 2011

  4. 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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  5. Shedden boosts title hopes with victory 15:30

    Shedden boosts title hopes with victory

    Gordon Shedden kept his hopes of claiming a maiden British Touring Car Championship crown alive by sealing victory at Silverstone this afternoon, leading home…

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  6. 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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  7. Saturday 15 October 2011

  8. 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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  9. Friday 14 October 2011

  10. 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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  11. Thursday 13 October 2011

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Monday 3 October 2011

  15. 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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  16. Sunday 2 October 2011

  17. 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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  18. Saturday 1 October 2011

  19. 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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  20. Monday 26 September 2011

  21. 12:10

    Video: What Drives a Racing Team? - Part 2

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  22. Monday 19 September 2011

  23. 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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  24. Sunday 18 September 2011

  25. Shedden overcomes rivals in Race 2 16:00

    Shedden overcomes rivals in Race 2

    Honda Racing’s Gordon Shedden moved back atop the BTCC standings by winning the second race of the weekend at Rockingham this afternoon, leading home Frank…

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  26. Friday 16 September 2011

  27. 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…

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  28. 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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  29. Sunday 4 September 2011

  30. Victory hands Shedden championship lead 14:30

    Victory hands Shedden championship lead

    Scotland’s Gordon Shedden leads the way in the British Touring Car Championship after winning Sunday’s second race on home ground at Knockhill. Following up…

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  31. Saturday 3 September 2011

  32. Shedden remains fastest at Knockhill 13:33

    Shedden remains fastest at Knockhill

    Gordon Shedden maintained his authority over his BTCC rivals at Knockhill this afternoon, setting the pace once again around the 2.092-km (1.300-mi) circuit.…

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  33. Shedden sets early Knockhill pace 11:19

    Shedden sets early Knockhill pace

    Gordon Shedden got his home race weekend off to the perfect start by setting the fastest time during this morning’s opening practice session at a wet…

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  34. Friday 2 September 2011

  35. 09:03

    Video: What Drives a Racing Team? - Part 1

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  36. 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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  37. Wednesday 31 August 2011

  38. 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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  39. Wednesday 17 August 2011

  40. 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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  41. Sunday 7 August 2011

  42. Shedden wins second race at Snetterton 15:28

    Shedden wins second race at Snetterton

    Honda Racing's Gordon Shedden backed up his Race 1 podium by storming to victory at Snetterton this afternoon, bagging his first winner’s trophy of the…

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  43. Wednesday 3 August 2011

  44. 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…

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  45. Monday 1 August 2011

  46. 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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  47. Tuesday 21 June 2011

  48. 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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  49. Sunday 19 June 2011

  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. Tuesday 14 June 2011

  53.  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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  54. Thursday 9 June 2011

  55. 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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  56. Monday 6 June 2011

  57. 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…

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  58. Sunday 5 June 2011

  59. Shedden fights back to win Race 1 13:00

    Shedden fights back to win Race 1

    Gordon Shedden secured victory in the first of three races at Oulton Park this afternoon, regaining his lead after losing out to Honda Racing team-mate Matt…

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  60. Saturday 4 June 2011

  61. Shedden edges out Neal for pole 16:30

    Shedden edges out Neal for pole

    Gordon Shedden narrowly outpaced Honda Racing team-mate Matt Neal in a hotly-contested battle for pole position at Oulton Park this afternoon, posting a time of…

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  62. 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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  63. Shedden tops first Oulton Park practice 10:45

    Shedden tops first Oulton Park practice

    Gordon Shedden set the early pace as the BTCC field took to the Oulton Park Island Circuit for the first time this weekend, posting an effort of 1:27.558 to…

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  64. Sunday 1 May 2011

  65. 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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  66. Shedden edges out Neal in Race 1 12:10

    Shedden edges out Neal in Race 1

    Gordon Shedden was able to convert his well-earned pole position into victory in the first race of the day at Thruxton, narrowly beating team-mate Matt Neal at…

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  67. Saturday 30 April 2011

  68. Shedden grabs pole for opening race 14:05

    Shedden grabs pole for opening race

    Gordon Shedden found the speed required to claim pole position for Sunday's Race 1 after edging out Andrew Jordan in a hotly contested qualifying session at…

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  69. 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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  70. Thursday 28 April 2011

  71. 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…

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  72. Monday 18 April 2011

  73. 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…

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  74. Sunday 17 April 2011

  75. Shedden disqualified from Race 1 14:28

    Shedden disqualified from Race 1

    Honda Racing driver Gordon Shedden has been stripped of his third place finish during Sunday’s opening race at Donington Park, as stewards found an…

    BTCC
  76. 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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  77. Saturday 16 April 2011

  78. 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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  79. Monday 4 April 2011

  80. 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…

    BTCC
  81. Sunday 3 April 2011

  82. 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
  83. Saturday 2 April 2011

  84. 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…

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  85. 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…

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  86. Thursday 31 March 2011

  87. 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…

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  88. Wednesday 30 March 2011

  89. 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
  90. Monday 28 March 2011

  91. Honda announces more new sponsors 16:22

    Honda announces more new sponsors

    The Honda Racing Team has announced several new commercial link-ups ahead of 2011’s British Touring Car Championship, which begins with the opening three…

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  92. Monday 21 March 2011

  93. 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
  94. Thursday 17 March 2011

  95. 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…

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  96. Tuesday 15 March 2011

  97. 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…

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  98. Saturday 12 March 2011

  99. 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…

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  100. Friday 11 March 2011

  101. 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
  102. Thursday 10 March 2011

  103. Chevrolet and Honda begin testing at Brands 09:30

    Chevrolet and Honda begin testing at Brands

    Title-defending British Touring Car teams RML and Dynamics began their pre-season testing programmes on Wednesday, joining WSR and Airwaves at Brands Hatch. The…

    BTCC
  104. Monday 14 February 2011

  105. Pioneer becomes Honda title sponsor 10:12

    Pioneer becomes Honda title sponsor

    Consumer electronics giant Pioneer has become the title sponsor of the British Touring Car Championship’s Honda Racing Team, it has been confirmed, with the…

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  106. Monday 24 January 2011

  107. 16:33

    GPUpdate TV: Interview with Honda's Matt Neal

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