Porsche Motorsport GB has confirmed that the Porsche Visit Cayman Islands Sprint Challenge GB is poised for a series of exciting evolutions in 2023 – one of which includes the championship racing exclusively alongside the British Touring Car Championship.
Entering its fourth season and retaining the use of the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport, the one-make series will continue to offer drivers two competitive classes to compete in; Pro and Am.
Starting in 2023 as part of a three-year agreement, the category will enjoy a larger presence than ever before as it features on the TOCA package across six weekends in support of the BTCC, four of those being alongside the Porsche Carrera Cup GB.
Furthermore, the series will expand its calendar from 15 to 18 races next year, with each weekend comprising of three races.
James MacNaughton, Porsche GB Motorsport Manager, said: “Porsche Sprint Challenge GB enters its fourth and biggest season yet in 2023. As it has since its inception in 2020, the championship will continue to represent an important level of the Porsche Motorsport Pyramid with the 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport. However, we are excited we’re taking it one step further by growing its presence on the UK motorsport scene year on year.
“TOCA weekends have always formed an essential part of the Sprint Challenge GB calendar and, from 2023, Porsche Cars Great Britain is delighted that the championship will amplify its profile by appearing exclusively on the TOCA package. As part of a larger presence at every TOCA meeting for Porsche, four weekends will see the championship operate alongside Carrera Cup GB, underlining the development available to both competitors and teams.
“Porsche Carrera Cup GB’s traditional position as part of the TOCA package – running in support of the British Touring Car Championship – has taught us that the combination of live terrestrial television coverage and a paddock packed with motorsport enthusiasts provides drivers and teams with an unrivalled platform. For Porsche, the opportunity to expand Sprint Challenge GB’s relationship with TOCA was unmissable.”