The British Truck Racing Championship is set to return to mainland Europe for the first time in five years next season following confirmation of the 2024 calendar.
In what promises to be another captivating campaign for the super-sized series, the Le Mans circuit in France has been added to the schedule on September 28/29.
The addition of the 2.600-mile French venue marks the first time that the championship has ventured outside of the UK since 2019, when it used to frequently compete at the iconic Nurburgring in Germany.
Comprising of seven events and a total of 34 races, next year’s battle for supremacy across Division 1 and Division 2 will begin with an Easter extravaganza at Brands Hatch on 31 March/1 April.
From there the series will make its one and only visit to South Wales and Pembrey in mid-May before then speeding onto the fastest circuit in the country, Thruxton, in early July.
Donington Park will play to what is arguably set to be the biggest event of the season – Convoy in the Park – in August before Snetterton welcomes the titans of truck racing for a pivotal
The Le Mans Bugatti circuit will provide the backdrop to the penultimate event of the season before a return to Brands Hatch concludes proceedings in early November.
“We’re delighted to be able to share our calendar for the 2024 British Truck Racing Championship and reveal that we will be making a long-awaited return back to Europe,” said Steve Thomas, Truck Sport UK Director.
“Despite not having been able to secure an overseas round in recent years, the appetite to take our championship abroad has always been there so we’re thrilled to be heading to France and the iconic Le Mans circuit.
“Along with the British Automobile Racing Club we’ve worked hard to piece together a schedule that works for our teams, partners and fantastic fans – and I’m really confident that we’ve been able to do this.
“The BTRC continues to get bigger and better every year and this is the next step on our journey, Placing something different into our tried and tested formula is I’m sure only going to add to the spectacle.”
2024 British Truck Racing Championship Calendar
31 March/1 April – Brands Hatch
18/19 May – Pembrey
6/7 July – Thruxton
10/11 August – Donington Park
14/15 September – Snetterton 300
28/29 September – Le Mans
2/3 November – Brands Hatch