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organised and run by our Vehicle Technology (Motorsport) Level 3 students and staff
Please scroll down for news, tweets, our sponsors and race results!

About the team

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Photo: the cars in action at Rockingham Circuit

BCoT have run Motorsport qualifications for a number of years and, for the 2014 race season, purchased and re-built two Toyota MR2s.

Our students working towards the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Maintenance and Repair (Motorsport) maintain the vehicles supported by their fantastic team of tutors.

The qualification includes units on preparing, racing and post-inspection of motorsport vehicles, both in workshops and in the pit lane, so travelling to live races is perfect experience for them.

In partnership with first Stoner Racing and now CFM Engineering, other local race teams, the College work with two young professional drivers who drive the cars for us:
Car 30 Michael Taylor
Car 31 Nathan Wright

News Archive

Our season so far - 30 September 2014

Basingstoke Gazette coverage - 9 January 2014

Our team launch event - 16 December 2013

2014 Team Sponsors

If you would like to sponsor the team in 2015, please click here for details and the sponsor form.

We are very proud to be supported by the following organisations, without whom this would not be possible:

Amiri Construction

Basingstoke Energy Services

Brayborne Cleaning

Centreprise International

Jambo Ltd

Lean Education

Mortons Travel

Skilz (UK)

Tenet Education

Training Associates

Trinity Fire & Security Systems

Race Calendar 2015

12 April: Rockingham - International Sports Car Circuit

17 May: Brands Hatch - Indy Circuit

14 June: Mallory Park - Full Circuit

19 July: Cadwell Park - Full Circuit

16 August: Silverstone - National Circuit

5 September: Castle Combe

3 October: Oulton Park

 

2014 Season Race Results

Rockingham – 6 April:

Car 30       Race 1: 4th      Race 2: 10th
Car 31       Race 1: 10th    Race 2: 3rd

Castle Combe – 5 May:

Car 30      Did not race
Car 31      Race 1: DNF     Race 2: 8th

Brands Hatch Indy Circuit – 15 June

Car 30      Did not race
Car 31      Race 1: 23rd     Race 2: 8th

Snetterton 200 – 13 July

Car 30      Did not race
Car 31*     Race 1: 3rd      Race 2: 2nd
*Nathan was replaced by Sam Maher-Loughnan for this meet. Sam recorded the fastest lap in Race 1.

Silverstone National – 10 August

Car 30      Did not race
Car 31      Race 1*: 4th     Race 2: 6th
*Recorded the fastest lap.      

Cadwell Park – 20 September

Car 30     Race 1: DNF     Race 2: did not race
Car 31     Did not race

Oulton Park - 4 October

Car 30    Did not race
Car 31    Did not race

 

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