New Toyota Corolla touring car breaks cover

The new Team Toyota GB with Speedworks Motorsport Corolla has made a successful track debut in preparation for its first racing season in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.

Driven by Tom Ingram, reigning BTCC Independent Champion, the Corolla put in a problem-free performance in an official shakedown test at Oulton Park, home circuit of the Cheshire-based team. It was an outing that coincided with the start of sales of the road-going version of the car, built in the UK at Toyota’s Burnaston factory in Derbyshire.

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The new Team Toyota GB with Speedworks Motorsport Corolla has made a successful track debut in preparation for its first racing season.
Driver Tom Ingram said “The response from fans has been remarkable and we’re delighted that people are really getting involved with it".
Team principal Christian Dick was pleased with the car’s performance: “It was a very productive day. We have plenty of testing planned and the Corolla looks good straight out of the box".
Straight after completing the Oulton Park test, the team moved to the Calafat circuit in Spain for further pre-season testing.