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Trico returns to Britcar with Tockwith Motorsports

Wiper blade and system manufacturer Trico has announced that it will resume its chief sponsorship of Britcar Dunlop Endurance Championship winning constructor, Tockwith Motorsports (TMS), for the 2019 season.

The company will return to the endurance series after a highly-successful 2018 season, where the Trico-liveried Ginetta G50 competed in seven rounds.

The ‘Trico car’ was moved from circuit-to-circuit inside its own transporter, wrapped in Trico livery, while it was also utilised by TMS to transport its various other race cars to events throughout the UK and Europe when Britcar rounds weren’t being hosted.

Trico also used the transporter and car to great effect at various automotive exhibitions throughout 2018, with Auto Trade Expo in Ireland a particular highlight. Positioned outside the main entrance at City West Conference Centre in Dublin, hundreds of visitors stopped to pose for photos with the GinettaG50, and impressed the organisers to the extent that Trico was presented with the Best Stand award.

Trico can confirm that it will continue this arrangement in 2019.

A new season awaits Trico, as do a new pair of drivers, and the OE manufacturer is thrilled to welcome defending Britcar champion, Sarah Moore, and rookie driver, Moh Ritson, to the team. 

The formula of youth and experience paid off in 2018, as Sarah became the first-ever female title winner of the title, alongside Matt Greenwood, who became the youngest-ever winner at the age of 17; therefore, Trico is hopeful of a repeat this coming season.

Trico Senior Product and Brand Manager, Sam Robinson, said: “The relationship with Tockwith Motorsports has flourished and exceeded our expectations, and we didn’t hesitate in signing-up for the 2019 season.

“The team has a winning pedigree, and we are particularly pleased to have the defending Britcar champion driving our car. With her championship-winning experience, we hope the Trico car can have a tilt at the title.

“For Trico, this represents another opportunity to maximise brand exposure and business opportunities in the UK and Europe.”

The provisional 2019 calendar has been released, with the first race due to take place on the weekend of 30th and 31st March.