GS Battery Racing is delighted to unveil the Honda Civic FK2 Type R that Henry Neal will race in the Dunlop Touring Car Trophy (TCT) for 2019. In a dramatic change of skin, the ex-Halfords Yuasa Racing British Touring Car Championship Car, now features an eye-catching black and blue livery.
This season is the second that GS Battery have supported Henry Neal. Last year saw the 23-year-old, who is the son of three times BTCC champion Matt Neal, compete in the Mini Challenge UK JCW series for his third year – honing his skills in a series that has become reputed for feeding the BTCC.
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Henry Neal – ‘It looked great in its old livery, but in my opinion, this blows it out the water! I’m absolutely thrilled to be back racing with the support of GS Battery for our second year, looking to build on the great progress we made in the MINI Challenge. To be driving a Type R is extra special given the success we’ve had in the BTCC with it – I’m hoping I can keep the trend going in the TCT!’ Jonathan Pritchard – General Manage Sales and Marketing at GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK Ltd – “We are excited to be entering our second year backing Henry Neal with our GS Battery brand. The new car looks fantastic in its black and blue colour scheme and will really stand out on the track. We can’t wait to see what Henry will achieve during 2019 and we are confident he will be able to continue the success the racing car had when it used to compete in the BTCC.” Car: 2017 Honda Civic FK2 Type R
Engine: Honda K20A Turbo
Power (bhp): 350+
Torque (Nm): 400
Gearbox: XTrac Six-speed sequential
Brakes: AP Racing 6-pot Front Calipers AP Racing 4-pot Rear Calipers
TCT Round 1 kicks off at Donington Park Circuit on the 13th April, all rounds will have access to live streaming.