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BTCC 2002

2002 BTCC Support Races

BTCC 2002 Information about the championships that supported the BTCC in 2002.

BTCC 2002 Support Races

Support Races

2002 saw several changes to the Toca Tour Package. The Renault Clio, and Formula Renault support packages continued to be part of the series, and they were joined in 2002 by Formula Ford and the Porsche Cup.

Two new invitation series also joined the bill at selected rounds throughout the year. The World Sports Car Invitation Trophy (Group C) and The Heritage Grand Touring Car Challenge each supported the series on four occasions. The first of these series featured at the opening meeting of the season, on the Grand Prix circuit at Brands Hatch, followed by the meetings at Silverstone, Snetterton and Donington. Each meeting saw two races; a sprint and a mini-endurance, featuring mandatory pit-stops and possible driver changes.

The Heritage Grand Touring Car Challenge is based mainly on 60's and 70's saloon and sports cars, which are not be highly modified, but close to the originals. This series also ran both a sprint and endurance race, and again was present at four meetings: Oulton Park, Mondello Park, Snetterton and the second at Brands Hatch.

The Lotus Elise series, which was with the BTCC for several seasons, was no longer be part of the package in 2002.

There were also three meetings throughout the year where the BTCC is joined as the headline event by the British GTs and Formula 3. These 'Bumper Weekends' featured at the first meeting at Brands Hatch (GP Circuit), Silverstone and Donington.

Regular Support Series:
-Michelin Porsche Cup
-Formula Renault UK Championship
-Elf Renaultsport Clio UK Cup
-National Formula Ford Championship

Guest Support Series:
-World Sports Car Invitation Trophy
-Heritage Grand Touring Car Challenge
-BRSCC Legends Championship
-Formula Ireland

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