Britcar Endurance Championship extends partnership with Dunlop Tyres

The Britcar Endurance Championship has confirmed that it has extended its partnership with Dunlop Tyres for a further five years.

Coming into effect from 2019 and running through till 2023, the new agreement will see tyre supply, paddock services and promotion continue to grow further.

The Dunlop Endurance Championship is currently enjoying a period of rude health, growing in stature over the past few years with grids now exceeding 30 cars at each meeting.

With an diverse class structure in place, the series has welcomed GTE, GT3, GT4 TCR and BTCC this season already. Extending its deal with Dunlop tyres is set to only further strengthen the championship’s position moving forward for the remainder of the 2018 campaign and beyond.

“Dunlop has supported Britcar since its inception two decades ago,” Dunlop Motorsport Sales Manager Mathias Kipp stated. “It’s a vital part of the UK racing scene and it’s growing grid are a testimony to the vision and ambition of the Britcar management team.

“Last year, Dunlop had a hugely successful year in international endurance racing, winning the Le Man and Nurburgring 24-hour races, as well as the GTE-AM FIA World Championship.

“Britcar’s loyal competitors will benefit from globally winning tyre technology. To sign such a long term partnership shows our confidence in the future of Britcar and the Dunlop UK Endurance Championship.”

Claire Hedley, Britcar Endurance Championship Co-ordinator, said: “For nearly 20 years the Britcar Endurance Championship has been at the forefront of promoting affordable and realistic multi-class endurance racing.

“Dunlop has been part of our success story, providing great promotional support as well as world-class endurance tyres. I’m delighted that we can work together on building a five-year growth plan for the championship.”