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Matt Neal Dunlop British Touring Car Champion 2011

Congratulations to Matt Neal Dunlop British Touring Car Champion 2011

Gordon Shedden Dunlop British Touring Car Champion 2012

Congratulations to Gordon Shedden newly crowned Dunlop British Touring Car Champion 2012. Shedden, from Fife, becomes the first Scottish driver to lift the most coveted prize in UK motor sport since his own hero, John Cleland, in 1995

Colin Steele McRae 5th August 1968 - 15th September 2007

The son of five-time British Rally Champion Jimmy McRae and brother of rally driver Alister McRae, Colin McRae was the 1991 and 1992 British Rally Champion and, in 1995, became the first British person and the youngest to win the World Rally Championship Drivers\' title. He still holds that record. McRae\'s outstanding performance on the Subaru World Rally Team enabled the team to win the World Rally Championship Constructors\' title three times in succession in 1995, 1996 and 1997. After a four-year spell with the Ford Motor Co. team, which saw McRae win nine events, he moved to Citro├źn World Rally Team in 2003 where, despite not winning an event, he helped them win the first of their three consecutive manufacturers\' titles. He was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to motorsport in 1996. McRae died in 2007 when the helicopter he was piloting crashed near his home. The accident also claimed the lives of his son and two family friends. In November 2008 he was posthumously inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame.