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Our most memorable moments of 2022
Ingram is National Driver of Year
Morgan joins BMW squad WSR
Ciceley Motorsport exits BTCC
BTCC adds top-10 pole shootouts
Motorsport.com writers' most memorable moments of 2022 Prime

The season just gone was a memorable one for many of our staff writers, who are fortunate enough to cover motorsport around the world. Here are our picks of the best (and in some cases, most eventful) from 2022.

Ingram named Autosport’s National Driver of the Year
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Tom Ingram is the winner of Autosport’s 2022 National Driver of the Year Award.

Long-time British Touring Car Championship privateer Adam Morgan has finally joined the ranks of the big teams by linking up with official BMW squad West Surrey Racing for 2023.

Race-winning British Touring Car Championship team Ciceley Motorsport has called time on its involvement in the series after 10 years.

The British Touring Car Championship has announced a number of rule changes for 2023, including top-10 qualifying shootouts being held at half the rounds and the option tyre returning.

BTCC Brands Hatch: Ingram seals maiden title, Lloyd wins finale

Tom Ingram is the 2022 British Touring Car champion after finishing fifth in a tense finale at Brands Hatch, while his Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai teammate Dan Lloyd won the race.

BTCC Brands Hatch: Ingram holds off Hill to extend points lead

Tom Ingram stretched his British Touring Car Championship lead going into the finale with his second victory of the day at Brands Hatch.

BTCC Brands Hatch: Ingram wins opener to take points lead

Tom Ingram leapfrogged into the British Touring Car Championship points lead with victory in the opening race of the day at the Brands Hatch finale.

BTCC Brands Hatch: Ingram takes crushing pole for finale

Tom Ingram left the Brands Hatch Grand Prix qualifying lap record in smithereens after taking an utterly dominant pole position for the final round of the British Touring Car Championship.

BTCC Silverstone: Ingram narrows points gap to Sutton with win

Tom Ingram beat Ash Sutton to victory in the final race of the day in the penultimate round of the British Touring Car Championship at Silverstone.

BTCC Silverstone: Hill beats Butcher to win Race 2

Jake Hill moved himself to just two points off the British Touring Car Championship points lead at Silverstone by defeating Rory Butcher in the second race at Silverstone.

BTCC Silverstone: Butcher holds off Hill to win opening race

Rory Butcher soaked up massive pressure from Jake Hill to take his first victory of the 2022 British Touring Car Championship season in the opening race of the penultimate round at Silverstone. 

BTCC Silverstone: Butcher claims pole for Toyota by 0.037s

Rory Butcher claimed pole position for the penultimate round of the British Touring Car Championship on a Silverstone circuit where he and the Speedworks Motorsport Toyota Corolla GR Sport dominated in 2021.

BTCC Thruxton: Cook claims win in reversed-grid finale Thruxton II
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BTCC Thruxton: Cook claims win in reversed-grid finale

Josh Cook cemented his reputation as the British Touring Car Championship’s King of Thruxton with a superb win in the final race of the day at Thruxton.

BTCC Thruxton: Cammish gifts Sutton victory in race two Thruxton II
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BTCC Thruxton: Cammish gifts Sutton victory in race two

Dan Cammish gifted team-mate Ash Sutton victory in the second race of the day in the British Touring Car Championship at Thruxton.

BTCC Thruxton: Cammish takes advantage of chaos for race one victory Thruxton II
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BTCC Thruxton: Cammish takes advantage of chaos for race one victory

Dan Cammish took the first win of his British Touring Car Championship comeback season by leading from pole position to the chequered flag at Thruxton.

BTCC Thruxton: Cammish shades Cook for pole

Dan Cammish snatched his and the Motorbase Performance squad’s first pole position of the British Touring Car Championship season at Thruxton.

BTCC Snetterton: Sutton in control to take finale win ahead of Plato

Ash Sutton kept himself in the British Touring Car Championship title fight with victory in the final race of the day at Snetterton.

BTCC Snetterton: Turkington doubles up ahead of Hill again

Colin Turkington took another step towards a record-breaking fifth British Touring Car Championship title by making it two wins out of two at Snetterton.

BTCC Snetterton: Turkington dominates opener from Hill

Four-time British Touring Car champion Colin Turkington claimed victory in the first race of the day at Snetterton to extend his lead in the 2022 series.

BTCC Snetterton: Turkington pips Hill to take last gasp pole

British Touring Car Championship points leader Colin Turkington grabbed pole position at Snetterton in a qualifying session dominated by BMW, narrowly beating his West Surrey Racing stablemate Jake Hill.

Ranking the top 10 BTCC drivers of 2021 Prime

Ranking the top 10 BTCC drivers of 2021

A refresh in equipment and some returning faces helped contribute to a supremely competitive 2021 British Touring Car Championship campaign. Ash Sutton was crowned a three-time champion, successfully defending his 2020 title, but faced stiff competition in the final year before the switch to hybrid. Motorsport.com picks out the best performers.

Why the BTCC's ballast increase couldn't stop champion Sutton Prime

Why the BTCC's ballast increase couldn't stop champion Sutton

Ballast will be gone from the BTCC next year as hybrid power enters the scene, but for its final season the maximum was increased from 60kg to 75kg. Despite having to carry that nearly all season, Ash Sutton was always the favourite to pocket a third title - the 27-year-old getting his reward for a season of speed tempered by savvy to nail his opportunities

The much-loved tin-top superstar bowing out at 59 Prime

The much-loved tin-top superstar bowing out at 59

OPINION: It's not often that a driver achieves widespread affection for their personality, as well as their on-track performances. One such individual is Gabriele Tarquini, who will soon bring the curtain down on a remarkable career that has yielded touring car titles on the European and global stage - and, famously, in Britain too

The making of the BTCC's newest superstar Prime

The making of the BTCC's newest superstar

Ash Sutton is on the verge of being crowned a three-time British Touring Car Champion; he seems to have it all. But life hasn't always been straightforward for this superstar of touring cars, as Marcus Simmons has been finding out