Support Our Paras withdraws from BTCC
British Touring Car Championship team Support Our Paras Racing has withdrawn from the series with immediate effect.
The team, operated by Derek Palmer Sr, began last season with two factory-supported rear-wheel-drive Infiniti Q50 machines, but lost its works backing after only three rounds of the 2015 campaign. The project was staffed by injured servicemen.
The decision was made by team boss Palmer Sr and came after the targeted budget was not forthcoming.
“It’s a disappointment to the team, and the injured guys from the Parachute Regiment who prepared and operated the car,” he said. “These are tough times financially for companies, but that doesn’t make our disappointment any less.
“We will focus on returning to motorsport in a different racing series.”