Where did it all go wrong for Super Touring?
There were quality drivers, incredible cars and the fans loved it. But Super Touring was doomed as it entered the 2000s. GARY WATKINS explains why
The seeds of Super Touring's own destruction were sown in its own success. The problems came, and came thick and fast, after it evolved into an international category.
When the FIA adopted the British two-litre formula ahead of the 1993 season, the rule-making process - or rather the way the regulations were interpreted - was thrown into the governing body's talking shops. A firm grip on the rulebook was lost in the smoke-filled rooms of Paris, and costs escalated.
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