Howell secures Motorbase drive

Gareth Howell will drive a SEAT Cupra Toledo for the Motorbase Performance team in this year's BTCC

Howell secures Motorbase drive

Howell, 26, has made sporadic appearances for Team Halfords during the past two seasons, but the Briton has now secured a full-time drive after impressing with two race wins at the end of last year.

"I can't wait to get stuck in," Howell said. "My main aim will be to go for race wins as I've got a taste for victory now after my time with Team Halfords. Being part of that title-winning team has taught me a lot.

"I'm incredibly grateful for having the chance to experience that and I hope to put what I've learned to good use this year.

"Now I just want to do the best job I can for Motorbase to repay the faith they've put in me by giving me this fantastic opportunity. The Toledo is a great car and Motorbase are a great team to be part of, so the combination should work very well. It should be an exciting year."

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