Warren Scott to drive NGTC VW Passat for rest of BTCC season

Warren Scott will drive an NGTC Volkswagen Passat in the remainder of the 2013 British Touring Car Championship after a new partnership was agreed between Team BMR and Team HARD

Warren Scott to drive NGTC VW Passat for rest of BTCC season

Scott had raced BMR's S2000-spec SEAT Leon in the opening races of the season, although the team had always planned to move up to NGTC machinery before the end of the year.

The plan has been brought forward and Scott, in his first BTCC season, will compete in the NGTC class in the remaining races.

The Passat was built and prepared by HARD, but it will be run and managed by BMR.

Scott will drive the car for the first time in a two-day tyre test at Snetterton next week.

"We are really keen to work with Team HARD," said Scott. "In the first half of the season running a newly built and undeveloped NGTC car they have achieved some amazing results.

"The car has shown great pace off the mark and has unlimited potential, with further development under Tom Onslow-Cole, to be a consistent top-running car in the championship.

"I realise that we still have a long way to go and a lot to learn, but I am positive that in working alongside Team HARD and driving the VW Passat CC NGTC, not only will we become competitive in the championship, but we will also have great fun achieving it."

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