Andreas Bäckman will race a different car in the TCR UK series at Croft this weekend, after making a last-minute switch to the Honda Civic entered by Sean Walkinsahw Racing.
Due to WestCoast Racing’s decision to enter the event in the UK, whilst also capmpaigning a single car in the STCC in Norway, Bäckman has changed out of his usual Volkswagen Golf GTi car into the FK2-spec Honda Civic.
The car will still be run by WestCoast Racing personnel, with support from SWR team members, who had travelled to the event initially to run Walkinshaw as the driver.
“The late decision to compete in both series this weekend meant we had to look at a number of options regarding cars,” explained WestCoast Racing Team Manager James Nixon. “We were able to come to an arrangement with SWR for Andreas to take over the Honda and we’re grateful to Sean and the team for their willingness to work with us.
“We’re confident that Andreas can deliver a couple of good results on Sunday to help him in his bid to finish second in the Drivers’ championship.”