West Surrey Racing is a UK-based motorsport team run by New Zealander Dick Bennetts. He is responsible for masterminding the careers of such names as Ayrton Senna, Mika Häkkinen, Jonathan Palmer, Rubens Barrichello, Maurício Gugelmin and Eddie Irvine with his involvement in F3 and a racing academy in the 80s and 90s. Founded in 1981, WSR has won more than 70 races in Formula 3 and more than 100 class and outright wins in the BTCC.
For 2019 the team switched to fielding 3 BMW 330i M sports while retaining Turkington and Jordan and adding Tom Oliphant. Turkington would win 5 times on his way to his 2nd Drivers Championship in a row and 4th of his career, while Andrew Jordan would win 6 times on his way to 2nd in the drivers standings, 2 points of Turkingtons total of 320. Oliphant would finish 11th in the standings at the end of the year acheiving a career high of 3rd in race 1 at Donington Park. The Team Finished 1st in the Constructors Championship and Team BMW finished 2nd in the teams championship with BMW Pirtek Racing Finishing 6th.
Returning to a three-car line-up for the 2021 campaign, Stephen Jelley joins Colin Turkington and Tom Oliphant as the trio fronts Team BMW’s BTCC attack this year.