The 1998 BTCC season saw one of the most potentially
explosive competitions ever, with eight manufacturers, five former champions
and three ex-F1 drivers lined up to battle for the title.
After five rounds there were five different winners in five
different cars. In all, nine drivers won races, representing six different
Like all the best championships, this one went
‘down-to-the-wire’. As Rydell and Reid lined up on the grid for the final round
at Silverstone, the record crowd were anticipating a dramatic and thrilling
They weren't disappointed, and nor will you be as you watch
the drama unfold in this official three hour season review.
Charlie Cox and John Watson commentate for you in this
motorsport epic, featuring the very best of the racing as shown on BBC TV
Grandstand - including some heart-squeezing in-car footage.
We’ll also tell you everything you need to know about the
drivers, the teams, technical developments and behind-the-scenes dramas that
help make this series such compelling entertainment.