It wasn’t just the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship that took centre stage at Brands Hatch this past weekend (October 12/13) as five championships on the TOCA support bill also produced a blockbuster show around the Grand Prix circuit.
Returning to where the 2019 season had begun back in April, a bumper trackside crowd soaked up a feast of entertainment as the battle for supremacy came to its conclusion.
After nearly 20 years on the TOCA package, the Renault UK Clio Cup bid farewell with an action-packed two races which saw Jack Young become the youngest-ever champion in the one-make series.
On what proved to be a tense showdown for the Clio Cup contingent, Young narrowly edged out Max Coates in the second race of the day to score victory, and with it the title for the final time. Brett Lidsey had triumphed in the opening encounter.
The battle to be crowned champion in the Millers Oils Ginetta GT4 Supercup also went down to the wire around the iconic Kent venue over the course of the weekend, with Harry King prevailing to clinch the coveted prize.
Entering the weekend with a slender lead over main rival Will Burns, the Elite Motorsport driver produced a virtuoso performance to power his way to a pair of race wins and then a third place to secure the championship in the final race as Tom Hibbert scored victory.
James Hedley became the Michelin Ginetta Junior Champion of 2019 after he converted his healthy point lead into an unassailable advantage in race one. Bagging bonus points for pole position in qualifying, the Elite Motorsport ace triumphed in the opener to seal the title.
Lorcan Hanafin and Will Martin would claim the remaining two race wins of the season as the next generation of motorsport stars made their mark.
With the title having already been won at Silverstone, the Porsche Carrera Cup GB signed off their 2019 season in style with two pulsating races.
Former champion Josh Webster claimed race honours in the opening encounter before newly crowed champion Dan Harper underlined his credential with victory in the final race of the season.
The battle to be champion in the F4 British Championship certified by FIA – powered by Ford EcoBoost went down to the wire as well, with Zane Maloney edging out Sebastian Alvarez to lift the coveted title in the final round.
To view the full classification of results from each championship that competed at Brands Hatch, click here.
The TOCA support package will return in 2020 alongside the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship once again, with the opening rounds taking place at Donington Park on March 28/29.