Seat Set for European Cup

Seat's British Touring Car Championship Squad is on course to take part in the end-of-season European Touring Car Cup at Vallelunga, according to this week's Autosport

Seat Set for European Cup

The Seat Sport UK team have been asked to participate at the Rome circuit event on October 16 by the Spanish manufacturer's motorsport department.

Seat want as many cars as possible at the event, which has been devised to bring together the top contenders from each of the series open to Super 2000 cars in Europe.

Seat competitions boss Jamie Puig said: "I have suggested to all the teams running our cars in Europe - in Britain, Italy, Denmark and Finland - that they should go to Vallelunga. We believe that the event is a good idea and we would very much like to win it."

Jason Plato would likely be the most high-profile entry for the event.

Puig added: "This event has only just been confirmed, so it's not in the team's budgets, but we are looking at ways we can help them to do it."

Event rules state that any driver must compete in 70 per cent of the races in a national series to be eligible, which is designed to prevent WTCC regulars from taking part.


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