Sam Tordoff reveals special livery for BTCC's 60th anniversary round

Motorbase Performance driver Sam Tordoff has taken the wraps off a special livery that his Ford Focus British Touring Car Championship machine will carry at Snetterton this weekend

Sam Tordoff reveals special livery for BTCC's 60th anniversary round

The series is celebrating its 60th anniversary at the Norfolk track with a special double distance race at the end of the day on Sunday.

Autosport understands several other cars, including the Team BMR Subaru Levorg of reigning champion Ash Sutton, will carry special liveries for this weekend's celebration event.

Tordoff's car, which is usually blue and white in deference to his backers, will switch to bright pink for the three rounds on Sunday.

The Yorkshireman, who was runner up in the points in 2016, said he was pleased to be marking the championship's celebrations.

"We had such a great reaction to the JCT600 70th anniversary platinum livery that we ran at Croft in 2016 [below]," said the six-time race winner.

"As soon as I had signed the contract with Motorbase to return to the BTCC this year, I was adamant that we should do something similar once again.

"The 60th BTCC anniversary celebrations at Snetterton seemed the perfect time to do it.

"We wanted to choose a colour that really made an impact on the track and also on TV.

"Bright pink has become my signature colour over recent years. My pink helmet attracts a lot of attention and comments - as you'd expect - and we wanted something special for the car, so it was a no-brainer to run with it."

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