TCR UK  - New drivers and news cars at Brands Hatch

TCR UK - New drivers and news cars at Brands Hatch

30.05.2018: New drivers and new cars will make TCR UK's grid larger for this weekend's third event at Brands Hatch.

New drivers and new cars will make TCR UK's grid larger for this weekend's third event at Brands Hatch.



The most interesting newcomer is Alex Morgan in the Vuković Motorsport-built Renault Mégane TCR. This will be only the second outing for the French car after it appeared at Oschersleben in the TCR Germany opener.




After a succesful test at Hockenheim, the Wolf-Power Racing will compete at Brands Hatch in preparation for the following round of the German series.



After missing the previous event at Knockhill, the pair of Stewart Lines and Carl Swift are back, having joined forces at Maximum Motorsport, with their Cupra cars upgraded with sequential gearboxes.




Howard Fuller was also forced to miss the Scottish round; in Brands Hatch he returns at the wheel of the SWR Honda Civic he drove at Silverstone. The team is fully motivated after Sean Walkinshaw claimed a first podium result while substituting for Fuler at Knockhill.



Another to watch is, Robert Gilmour who has joined Carl Palmer jr at DPE Motorsport's to drive one of the team's Alfa Romeo Giulietta cars.



Finally, Oliver Taylor who is currently third in the standings behind the WestCoast Racing duo of Daniel Lloyd and Andreas Bäckmann, is switching from the Honda Civic FK2 to the new Civic FK7. The decision was taken after a back-to-back test with both cars and means Pyro Motorsport will now be running two identical cars for Taylor and Finlay Crocker.



There is plenty of reasons to expect some thrilling racing in Brands Hatch, as the whole field is eager to stop Lloyd's winning streak that totals two pole positions and four victories so far.




Photos: ADAC Motorsport / TCR UK-Matt Sayle

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30.05.2018 / MaP

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