ASH SUTTON RECEIVES BRDC SUPERSTARS ACCOLADE

Feb 15, 2017

It has been announced this morning Team BMR’s Ash Sutton will join the BRDC Superstars roster in 2017 as the young drivers’ programme enters its 10th anniversary year. 

The British Racing Drivers Club founded the scheme under the watchful eye of none other than President Damon Hill OBE along with the programme director and ITV commentator Tim Harvey.  Alexander Simms will also remain on board as a BRDC Ambassador alongside his factory BMW drive. 

The programme itself has a lot to offer Ash and the eleven other hand-picked drivers to assist him in his development as a professional racing driver.  The programme will include workshops and training events that will cover physical and mental fitness, communication workshops, along with media and marketing training. 

Speaking of his step up to becoming a BRDC Superstar, the 23 year old commented: “Getting picked was a big thing for me. I was selected to become a Rising Star in 2014 so the goal was to step up to being a SuperStar. We put some work in to tick the boxes so I could move up and it’s great to be a part of the programme. The networking and connections available now are fantastic and there are certain people that could be a big support in my future career.”

Ash will carry the BRDC Superstars logo on his Subaru Levorg for the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship which gets underway at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit on April 1st & 2nd.

ENDS

Notes to Editors

Please contact Maddy Turner for BMR Racing enquiries, and Jade Wells for Subaru enquiries.

The official BTCC launch day will be held at Donington Park on 16th March.

PR contacts:

Maddy Turner
Media Executive
Tel: 01763 290341
Mob: 07917 037033
maddy@bmrracing.co.uk

Jade Wells                                                      
Press & PR Manager
Tel: 0121 730 8192
Mob: 07807 284 368
jwells@imgroup.co.uk

Darren Newman
Press & PR Assistant
Tel: 0121 730 8199
Mob: 07857 033 731
dnewman@imgroup.co.uk

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