Oct 04, · At that stage, Moffat Jr was running a Mercedes-Benz A-Class in the BTCC but struggling for consistent results. The Laser Tools team, which had run under the wing of the Ciceley Motorsport. Dec 24, · Bob Moffat, Laser Tools Racing team principal, said: “Having worked commercially with both BMR and Tony Gilham at Team HARD for a number of years, and with our team's amazing success in . Nov 18, · Laser Tools boss Bob Moffat, the father of Aiden, said that the success of the Infiniti was not something he expected after only introducing it for his son to drive from the middle of the Author: Marcus Simmons.
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The new allegiance between Laser Tools Racing and Team Hard means the operation will run a total of seven cars next year, as Team Hard will be entering four of its brand-new Cupras. Top events. Formula 1. Australian GP. Next event in. See full schedule. Bahrain GP. Qatar GP. Argentinian GP. Formula E. Diriyah ePrix I. Diriyah ePrix II. See full: Schedule Results Standings. Tickets Subscribe. Sign in. Registration Sign in Facebook connect.
All me. Download your apps. All rights reserved. The engineering strength and the knowledge they had was something we could use. As part of the ongoing talks between Laser Tools and BMR, Sutton was drafted in to test at Snetterton the first version of the Infiniti, the reworked car, and he was immediately impressed. Far from being a reworked version of the Pro Motorsport examples, these were brand spanking new, shiny race cars. Advertisement Back to top.
To take the fight to WSR and four-time title winner Turkington still requires a lot of effort, but the potential of the Infiniti, first seen in Scotland, is now turning into results. The Infiniti has ripped up the track so far, thanks to the efforts of Sutton and Moffat Jr. One curiosity, though, is the fact that the public can no longer buy a Q50 for the road, because Infiniti withdrew from Europe at the start of this year.
The BTCC has rules about the age of the models competing, and the lifespan of any car is only five years since it was homologated and available on general sale — which is a process that Laser Tools Racing went through in January, right on the cusp of the time period when the Q50 was still a viable BTCC proposition.
Holden SS Commodore , The Group A regulations that dominated touring car racing in the s were very different from those of today. If a car was created to those regulations and was homologated in any country, it could then be used around the world. The Australian saloon was a real curio among the European heavy metal. When trying to dig the Sierra out of its jelly-mould reputation, it decided that a race programme was the way forward. It was a mobile test bed good enough to take Andy Rouse to the title in When the modern NGTC rules were introduced in , a clause was put in place to stop such things happening in the future.
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