New Year, New Liveries
With just over one week to go until the opening race event of the 2023 season at Donington Park (22/23 April), here is a round-up of almost all the new liveries for the upcoming campaign, so you are ready to spot all the action out on track.
On Wednesday (12 April), the teams headed to Brands Hatch for the only official pre-season test of the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship. Before the pit lane opened, the BTCC team captured various media and photos of some the new line-up.
Here is what you need to know so far…
Laser Tools Racing with MB Motorsport’s Jake Hill debuted a striking blue and white chrome livery on his BMW 330e M Sport, which he drove into P2 for the afternoon test.
BRISTOL STREET MOTORS with EXCELR8 will field four challengers this season, including Tom Ingram, Nick Halstead, Tom Chilton and Ronan Pearson, as they look towards another championship fight.
Colin Turkington, Stephen Jelley and Adam Morgan will be driving for Team BMW this 2023. Their BMWs have taken a mainly white livery, with various blue and red accents.
Up next is TOYOTA GAZOO Racing UK, who showcased their red, white and black livery on their three Toyota Corolla GR Sports, which will be piloted by Rory Butcher, Ricky Collard and George Gamble.
Go-Fix with Autoaid Breakdown is one of three of Team HARD’s Cupra Leon entries in 2023. The team will see Nic Hamilton team up with Jack Butel in the blue and black set-up.
Rookie’s Andrew Watson and Mikey Doble will join Aron Taylor-Smith in the three Vauxhall Astras for CarStore Power Maxed Racing.
NAPA Racing UK will always be easily spotted in their bright blue and yellow Ford Focus STs. This year Sam Osborne, Ash Sutton, Dan Rowbottom and Dan Cammish will be representing the team.
Daniel Lloyd will join Bobby Thompson for another Team HARD entry: Autobrite Direct with Millers Oils. The black livery with red and white accents will notably stand-out of the pack.
One Motorsport with Starline Racing have three yellow, grey and black challengers for the 2023 campaign, driven by Josh Cook, Aiden Moffat and Will Powell.
Finally, Dexter Patterson and Jade Edwards will be competing in the orange and black Cupra Leons for Re.Beverages and Bartercard with Team HARD.
Donington Park is set to start the 2023 season on 22/23 April, where the full line-up will be showcased.