Just seen it announced on the news section of BTCC.net, the Astra Coupe will race no more in the BTCC.
Martin Johnson who raced the car in 2009/2010 with Boulevard Racing has sold it onto a competitor in Dubai who plans to enter it in the UAE touring car series.
It marks the end of an era really, which has seen the Coupe compete in BTCC since 2001. The car which was sold was the original coupe which was driven by Yvan Muller.
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