Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup

Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup, Britain’s best-supported saloon racing series. The championship is set to enter its 16th season of competition in 2015 with the biggest and most diverse grid of racing Volkswagens yet seen,
Come and catch the action at the British GT meetings around the UK, or on Channel 4 or Motors TV.

Launched in 2000, the Volkswagen Racing Cup is widely regarded as the most exciting saloon car championship in the UK and for 2015 it remains the sole saloon support race in the prestigious British Formula 3/British GT Championship package.

Open to any model of racing Volkswagen, the Cup has attracted drivers of the Beetle RSi, Corrado, Vento & Golf VR6, Golf GTI.

With Volkswagen Racing UK running the series stability is ensured as well as the sort of profile that the championship deserves over future years. The championship features the major benefit of Motors TV television coverage, plus a high quality hospitality service, and other benefits for competitors throughout the season.

The double-header race format of the racing features seven weekends in the UK, which keeps the time and cost commitment of teams and drivers lower than most other series, and provides spectators with a very full day of Volkswagen action.

Press Quotes

Autosport, Marcus Pye: ‘Volkswagen Racing’s championship has blossomed into the best-looking and most competitive multi-model marque series on the current national calendar.’

Car Magazine, Jason Barlow: ‘The Volkswagen Racing Cup is a ferociously competitive championship… everyone should take to the track at least once in their life. They might just get hooked.’

The Stats

• TV – live race coverage from every round on Motors TV
• 229 broadcast hours (2013)
• TV audience of 19.5m (2012) (UK)
• Trackside attendance – 371,000 trackside spectators (2012)
• Regular news reports in UK motorsport media (Autosport, MSN)
• Bespoke championship website run by VW Racing UK
• Significant media promotion (print and online) of championship by VW

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