Childhood Memories: BTCC Primeras at Oulton Park

If you grew up in the late 80s or early 90s like myself and had either a self-discovered or family member influenced interest in motorsport from a young age, you’ll need no introduction to the Super Touring era of the BTCC and, in particular, the later generation of cars that competed towards the end of the decade. You’ll more than likely have a favourite car that sticks in your mind from playing TOCA games on Playstation back in the day; perhaps it was the green & gold Nescafe-liveried Renault Lagunas, the silver & blue Volvo S40s or the red and white Vauxhall Vectras. For me though, the Vodafone-liveried Nissan Primera was always my favourite and I don’t really know why.

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P10 Primera Oulton Park TRACK

SR20 P10 Primera On-Board at Oulton Park

Drifting was once known as a budget form of motorsport but, with the current way the sport is changing and after recently discovering the simple joys of a regular circuit day, I’m beginning to see that a more conventional track¬†event can be enjoyed on a shoestring budget.

I’ll go into more detail in my upcoming blog post regarding the day in question but, for now, here is some on-board footage from my friend Mat’s P10 Primera during Saturday’s track day at Oulton Park.

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VIDEO: Honda VTEC Challenge at Oulton Park

You may remember that in my earlier posts about the VTEC Challenge round at Oulton Park I mentioned I was working on a short video that I filmed throughout the day. I finally got round to editing everything and uploading it so enjoy! It’s a little rough around the edges but the most important thing is that you get to listen to lots of VTEC!

(If you’d prefer to watch the video on YouTube, click here)