Hamilton set for full BTCC season

Matt Hamilton will compete full-time in the British Touring Car Championship this year with TH Motorsport

Hamilton set for full BTCC season

Hamilton, 20, made his BTCC debut with the squad last year and raced a Honda Civic-R in the final three rounds of the series. He will drive the same car this season and believes he could even fight for the odd podium finish.

"I can't wait to get back on circuit," said Hamilton. "It's been a very long hard winter, and as yet I have not as much as sat in the car since the final round of 2009 at Brands Hatch.

"I really think that the Civic has the potential to run consistent top tens [finishes], and occasional podiums.

"I know that I have to work hard on my driving. I still have very little experience of front wheel drive, and touring cars in general, but I know that with more seat time, I can threaten the frontrunners. I know that the guys at TH will give me a great car to work with."

Prior to joining the BTCC last year, Hamilton had won races in Formula Palmer Audi and made an appearance in the GT4 European Cup.

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