THE MINI CHALLENGE – 5 MORE YEARS AS TOCA SUPPORT
THE MINI CHALLENGE IS THE CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE NEW MINI IN THE UK, ENJOYING GREAT GRIDS, COLOURFUL CARS AND CLOSE RACING SHOWN LIVE ON ITV4
Over the years the MINI CHALLENGE has built a reputation for affordability, fairness and fun, and benefits from being the only Championship to enjoy the support of MINI UK and be televised live on ITV4 as a BTCC Support Series.
2022 will be the season where we expect the full marketing potential of the BTCC Support package to be fulfilled following the slightly restricted 2021 season.
This year will see the JCW class continue as the natural stepping-stone for drivers with their sights set on the BTCC enjoying 7 race meetings on the TOCA package, whilst a number of changes will refresh the visual appearance of the cars.
The multi-class structure enables drivers with varying degrees of experience and budget to be part of the MINI CHALLENGE, whilst providing a natural route for progression.
The Cooper Class provides entry-level, close, fair racing, and will make 3 appearances on the TOCA Package and 3 as a British Truck Racing support championship as part of a 7 race meeting season. All rounds will either be shown live on ITV4 or live streamed to social media platforms.
Scrutineering controls mean that fairness is maintained so that drivers and teams can be sure that only skill and legitimate knowledge will have a bearing on race results. Budgets are also kept under control through restrictions on testing, tyre use and widespread use of control parts in areas where any performance advantage could be gained.
The MINI CHALLENGE is ‘The Place to Race’.