BTCC race winner Wrathall to return to motorsport in Super Touring

British Touring Car race winner Frank Wrathall will return to competition this season, but a BTCC comeback is not a target

BTCC race winner Wrathall to return to motorsport in Super Touring

Wrathall won the 2012 BTCC Brands Hatch finale in his family-run Dynojet Toyota Avensis before finishing 16th in the standings the following season.

He then served time in prison for his involvement in a fatal road traffic accident.

Although he is now planning a race return, Wrathall believes a BTCC comeback for him or the family squad is unlikely

"As a team we sold up absolutely everything, so coming back to the BTCC as a team is not going to happen," said the 28-year-old.

"I went a lot further and did a lot better than I thought in the BTCC, though I still think I'd have a lot to offer.

"But it would have to be the right opportunity and I'm not desperate to do a full-time programme."

Wrathall's race return will be in historics as he plans to contest the Super Touring Trophy races at this year's Silverstone Classic in July. He has twice competed at the event in series organiser Jonny Westbrook's Vauxhall Cavalier, winning in 2013.

He recently tested series boss David Jarman's Nissan Primera, but his car for the event has yet to be confirmed.

"I was a bit nervous beforehand, but as soon as I got my helmet on it all came back very quickly," added Wrathall.

"I enjoyed driving at the Silverstone Classic before and the priority now is to go and do something I enjoy."

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