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Shortly before he was found dead, Trickle called officers to tell them 'there would be a dead body and it would be his'

Touring Cars: Plato off but Menu stays the course

NISSAN DRIVERS Laurent Aiello and David Leslie pulled well clear of their British Touring Car Championship challengers in two controversial rounds at the tight, twisty Knockhill circuit in Scotland yesterday.

Touring Cars: Nissan pair clean up

NISSAN'S SCOTTISH and French drivers, David Leslie and Laurent Aiello, took the lions' share of the points from rounds 17 and 18 of the British Touring Car Championship here yesterday.

Touring Cars: Britain's answer to spectacle of Le Mans

A NEW attempt to produce Britain's answer to Le Mans will take place this evening as rounds 15 and 16 of the top domestic series, the Auto Trader British Touring Car Championship, takes place at Snetterton in Norfolk.

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MICHAEL SCHUMACHER'S British Grand Prix came to a premature end yesterday when he crashed on the first lap.

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Touring Cars: Mansell's mayhem day

NIGEL MANSELL'S touring car career took another dive yesterday as he made it four crashes in five races in front of a record crowd of 40,000 at Brands Hatch.

Touring Cars: Biffs and bangs fail to stop Menu

ALAIN MENU revived his hopes of retaining the British Touring Car Championship with a win and a second place in two exciting rounds held at Thruxton in Hampshire yesterday. The win came in a gripping, and bruising, feature race.

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Motorsport: Proton pair in hospital

JENNY DAVIES and her co-driver Claire Mole, of the Proton team, were taken to hospital yesterday after being involved in a crash which halted the Stena Line Ulster Rally.

TOURING CARS; Leslie left in Rydell's slipstream

VOLVO'S RICKARD Rydell grabbed a win and a fourth place at Croft in the latest rounds of the British Touring Car Championship to increase his series lead, though the win came courtesy of hefty contact with Nissan's David Leslie.

Touring cars: Menu angered by tactics of his rivals

RICKARD RYDELL cemented his lead in the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship with two second places at Oulton Park as the defending champion, Alain Menu, was twice involved in incidents with the Peugeot driver Paul Radisich and missed out on a double victory.

Motor racing: Muller moves into Biela's seat at Audi

Frank Biela has gone back to Germany as part of an Audi touring car shake-up which runs far deeper than merely switching their works drivers from country to country.

Motor racing; Victorious Menu unrepentent

Alain Menu and Jason Plato won a race each as Renault ended the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship in style at Silverstone yesterday.

Motor racing : Bintcliffe holds off Biela to confirm his progress

John Bintcliffe yesterday confirmed the progress he has been making this season when he steered his Audi to victory in the Touring Car Championship at Thruxton.

Stock-car champ changes all his gear

The grease-and-spark-plug world of American stock-car racing would rather forget about JT Hayes, one of its brightest stars of the 1980s. Thing is, JT has a new name these days. He - she - also has a different gender.
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