The Renault UK Clio Cup will remain on the BTCC support package until at least the end of 2016, after a new three-year contract was signed with TOCA.
The new deal comes ahead of the debut of the new turbo-charged fourth generation Clio Cup car in the series next season, and comes at the same time as Renault Sport Technologies confirmed the British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) as its UK promoter for the next three years.
“We’re absolutely delighted to confirm the Renault UK Clio Cup will remain part of the country’s biggest and best motorsport package for at least another three years,” said Jeremy Townsend, Renault UK Communications Director. “Renault UK has been an integral part of the BTCC package for 21 seasons, since its inception, and we’re now looking forward to the arrival of the new Clio Cup race car from 2014 which will also be our 40th anniversary year in British motorsport.”
“Renault has been an intrinsic part of the TOCA/BTCC events for over 20 years, and for very good reason,” added Alan Gow. series director of the BTCC, “The Clio Cup is a fantastically dynamic platform that budding BTCC drivers can launch their career from. I’m extremely proud of our very close and long-standing relationship with Renault, which is set to continue until at least the end of 2016, and really look forward to the great racing that undoubtedly the brilliant new turbo Clio Cup car will produce.”