First team confirmed for new BRDC Formula 4 Championship
19/09/12 - Leading junior single seater outfit MTECH Lite has
confirmed it will run a two-car team when MSV's new BRDC Formula 4
Championship commences next year, bringing the total sold to
The Midlands-based squad is part of the MTECH Group founded and owned by motorsport enthusiast Mike Edmonds and managed by Les Jones, who has enjoyed success in the sport at the very highest level including working with Williams F1. Alongside its impressive GT portfolio, the team has been competing in Formula Renault BARC for several seasons and currently runs a four-car team.
In addition to its Formula Renault BARC commitments, MTECH Lite is now looking forward to fielding two drivers in Formula 4 next season as Team Manager Les Jones explains: "With the backing of both the BRDC and MSV the BRDC Formula 4 Championship promises to be something very special. We'll be racing on some of the best circuits and supporting some top meetings too and I'm very pleased that MTECH Lite are to be a part of it all from the very start."
Jonathan Palmer, Chief Executive of series organisers MotorSport Vision, said: "I'm delighted that MTECH Lite will be joining the BRDC Formula 4 Championship with two cars. They are a very professional team with a great deal of experience and clearly recognise that F4 is now the compelling option for young drivers at this level. I expect them to be front runners in what will be an intensely competitive 2013 season."
MTECH Lite's order represents the fourth and fifth Formula 4 cars to be purchased in just a matter of days, with the drivers of the second and third cars to be announced shortly.
Prospective drivers interested in running with MTECH Lite should contact Les Jones on +44 (0)1827 382011. For more information on Formula 4 visit www.formula4.com.