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Team BRIT to Race in Britcar 2019

Posted in General News on Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Team BRIT, the motor racing team made up entirely of disabled drivers, have recently announced that they will be competing in the Britcar Championship next year. The team will be fielding its Aston Martin V8 Vantage (GT4) which has been equipped with industry-leading hand control technology. So far, Team BRIT has used the Fun Cup Championship as a platform to introduce the team’s rookies to competitive racing. However, in 2019 the new drivers will be competing in the newly devised, BMW 116 Trophy, while the more experienced drivers take part in the Britcar Endurance Championship, an event which sees the drivers compete in two hour-long races.

The team’s ultimate goal is to be the first motor racing team made up entirely of disabled drivers to compete in the famous Le Mans 24 hour endurance race and last year they made history by being the first all-disabled team to race on the Le Mans circuit when they took part in a race during the Aston Martin Le Mans Festival. Team BRIT Founder and CEO, Dave Player commented, “2019 marks an exciting year of change for Team BRIT as we enter two championships in new cars. At the moment, we’re entering one car in Britcar, and two in the BMW 116 Trophy, but we’ll be looking to see if, with the help of our supporters, we can make an even bigger impact by entering more cars in the 116 Trophy.  This gives our drivers even more valuable track time and will enable us to build on the strength and experience of our team.”

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