The 2012 British Touring Car season starts in less than a fortnight, and the championship’s grid is in rude health. 24 cars will line up at Brands Hatch on April 1 (with a 25-car grid expected the rest of the season), and every one of them will be turbocharged. That’s because new NGTC (New Generation Touring Car) regulations are almost in place now; every car in the championship uses a standardised 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder engine, while 50 per cent use an NGTC chassis setup that will be standard across all competitors from 2013. You can read our preview of the 2012 season here; keep popping back to evo.co.uk for more previews and for race reports throughout the British Touring Car season.
2012 British Touring Car Championship grid gallery
Picture gallery preview of the 2012 British Touring Car Championship and its all-turbocharged grid
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