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Jackson parts ways with Motorbase BTCC team

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Jackson parts ways with Motorbase BTCC team
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Feb 16, 2018, 2:50 PM

BTCC racer Mat Jackson has split from the Motorbase Performance team, which had signed him to race one of its Ford Focus RS machines in the series this year.

 Mat Jackson, Motorbase Performance Ford Focus
 Mat Jackson, Motorbase Performance Ford Focus
 Mat Jackson, Motorbase Performance Ford Focus
 Mat Jackson, Motorbase Performance Ford Focus
Sam Tordoff

Jackson has been with the Kent-based squad in the BTCC since 2010 and has taken 20 wins with the team.

Despite securing a deal to remain with the team, the two parties have now gone their separate ways.

In a statement, team boss David Bartrum said: “Mat Jackson has been a fantastic driver for Motorbase and I’ve enjoyed all of the years that we have worked together.

“We’ve had some great times, but like all things in life, things move on. Mat has been a big part of that history, however, drivers come and go and good teams carry on racing.

“I wish Mat all the best in everything he does in the future. It’s been great working with him and we shall all miss him.”

Jackson said: “On Wednesday this week, my contract to drive the Motorbase Performance car was terminated. Unfortunately, this is quite late in the day and therefore I might be a spectator this year.”

Motorbase Performance is still scheduled to run three cars in the BTCC this year. Sam Tordoff’s deal to join Tom Chilton on the driving strength was announced on Tuesday this week.

Bartrum said that a replacement driver for Jackson would be announced “in due course”.

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Series BTCC
Drivers Mat Jackson
Teams Motorbase Performance
Author Matt James