Toyota’s BTCC independents return to the fray at Donington Park at the weekend (20/21 April) looking to build on their encouraging start to the new touring car season at the home track of the Avensis. All four of the Toyotas fielded by the Speedworks, Ciceley and Dynojet teams began their lives 10 miles away from the track, at the Burnaston plant.
Frank Wrathall and the Dynojet Racing team returned Toyota to the BTCC victory podium for the first time in nearly 20 years this afternoon at Brands Hatch, the independent Avensis driver claiming an emotional and popular maiden win in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship in the final race of the season.
Toyota independent racers Adam Morgan, Frank Wrathall and Tony Hughes overcame a host of difficulties at Silverstone today to score more valuable Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship points, with series rookie Morgan shining at the wheel of his Speedworks Motorsport Avensis in the final race of the day to secure another personal best.
Fresh from success at Snetterton, where he claimed his best results of the BTCC season so far, Avensis racer Frank Wrathall leads Toyota’s independent drivers north of the border this weekend (25/26 August). Joining Dynojet Racing man Wrathall on the grid for the Knockhill rounds of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship will be fan favourite Paul O’Neill and his Speedworks Motorsport team-mate Adam Morgan.
Frank Wrathall raced his Dynojet Racing Toyota Avensis to a superb second place – equalling his best-ever BTCC result – at Snetterton this afternoon, the Lancashire man putting in a gutsy drive to chase multiple champion Jason Plato all the way to the chequered flag in the first race of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship’s Norfolk weekend.