BTCC issues provisional 2012 race dates

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has issued its provisional race dates for 2012.

Next season’s calendar will again include ten ‘rounds’, each featuring three races. The provisional dates are:

Date Circuit (lay-out), Location

31 March-1 April Brands Hatch (Indy), nr Dartford, Kent

28-29 April Thruxton, nr Andover, Hampshire

9-10 June Oulton Park (Island), nr Tarporley, Cheshire

23-24 June Croft, nr Darlington, North Yorkshire

11-12 August Snetterton (300), nr Attleborough, Norfolk

25-26 August Knockhill, nr Dunfermline, Fife

22-23 September Rockingham, nr Corby, Northamptonshire

6-7 October Silverstone, nr Towcester, Northamptonshire

20-21 October Brands Hatch (Grand Prix), nr Dartford, Kent

The date of the Donington Park event is yet to be announced, but will not impact the start or finish dates of the 2012 season. BTCC oganiser TOCA expects to be in a position to announce that calendar date within the next three weeks.