BTCC to use Snetterton 300 track

Snetterton's new '300' layout will be used by the British Touring Car Championship next year

BTCC to use Snetterton 300 track

Snetterton's new '300' layout will be used by the British Touring Car Championship next year.

The Nofolk circuit, which is aiming to host international level racing on the new configuration, is due to undergo a complete revamp over the winter.

The three-mile '300' configuration, which will incorporate a new infield section behind the current paddock, will be the longest on the BTCC calendar.

Championship organiser TOCA also announced that the Brands Hatch season-opener on April 3 will take place on the Indy circuit while the October 2 event will be held on the Grand Prix loop.

A question mark still hangs over the season finale at Silverstone, though.

Series director Alan Gow told AUTOSPORT recently that the round could switch from the National circuit to the new South circuit, utilising the yet-to-be completed Formula 1 pit complex. A decision on which layout will be used will be made at a later date.

The rounds at Donington Park, Oulton Park and Rockingham will all take place on the same circuit configurations as they did this year.

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