BTCC // NGTC THE SHAPE OF THE FUTUREAdvanced artist’s impressions of the British Touring Car Championship’s new ‘Next Generation Touring Car’ prototype have been released. The development car, being built by GPR Motorsport in Buckingham and based on the Toyota Avensis, will soon be testing ahead of its public track debut at the Dunlop-backed series’ Finals Day fixture at Brands Hatch (9-10 October). Former double BTCC Champion James Thompson has been designated as championship organiser TOCA’s official test and development driver... [read more]

BTCC Series Director Alan Gow commented: “These artist’s impressions, rendered from the actual vehicle currently being built, show what a great looking car the new regulations will produce. I’ve no doubt that a lot of people will be very impressed when they see the actual car at Brands Hatch.”

BTCC // NGTC THE SHAPE OF THE FUTURE‘NGTC’ is the BTCC’s new formula of touring car that will be eligible to run in the series from next year. Although the Avensis – for which the base vehicle (pictured) was generously donated by Toyota UK – is TOCA’s own NGTC demonstration model, teams of course are free to choose the car/engine they wish to build and develop to the new regulations from 2011.

Images and Info: BTCC
Editorial: Justin W. Coffey

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