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Tom Ingram separated from Toyota Gazu BTCC official team – Motorsports

The 27-year-old Ingram participated in Speedworks as the Ginetta GT4 Super Cup Champion in the 2014 rookie BTCC season, and has since won 16 races, first with the Toyota Avensis and then with the Corolla. Became the official BTCC maker team in 2019.

Ingram finished in the top six of the final championship positions for four consecutive seasons and finished second in 2018. With Speedworks upgrading from a single car team to two Corolla, commercial considerations underlie the split. 2021.

Speedworks boss Christian Dick told Motorsport.com: “When Tom joined us, we weren’t doing much. Since then, our partnership has been very strong. There is no hostility or fallout.

“The team’s commitment to our commercial partners is expanding, Tom is growing as well, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to meet all their needs. From our side, two cars. Go to the car, and it is intended to look even with Toyota Gazo Racing.

“Everyone was very happy that Tom would continue, but we had to make a compromise between the car’s coloring and space. We couldn’t make that compromise. We look back on the last seven years very much.”

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Neither Speedworks nor Ingram wanted to comment on the “stupid season” of 2020-21, but at BTCC Grapevine, Rory Butcher moved from the Motorsport Performance Ford team to lead the Speedworks lineup, with Ingram leading the Ginsters lineup. Hansford Sensor, which claims to receive personal assistance from, is at the forefront of four Excelr8 motorsport Hyundai attacks.

“Our story is really special for the BTCC, as it’s normal for a driver to switch between left, right and center,” said Ingram, his Speedworks affair. “It’s a story of a driver and a team moving forward together. It sounds like a cliché, but we never knew what the journey would be like.

“It was a wonderful and special seven years, and Christians and I are still friends. But we need to be aware of our interests and reach a crossroads seeking the same from a branding perspective. Often. “

The only uninterrupted driver-team relationship in 2020 that lasted longer than the relationship between Ingram and Speedworks was Matt Neal of Team Dynamics and Adam Morgan of Cicery Motorsport, both of which are their respective teams. Founded by the family.

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