BTC Norlin Racing is a Northern Irish owned professional racing team based in Bicester, which was founded in October 2016 by Richard Irwin, Stephen Symington and Bert Taylor.
The team features two high calibre drivers and a highly experienced backroom staff and engineers who have worked for the cream of the crop in the British Touring Car Championship.
2018 sees BTC Norlin Racing move from Chevrolet to Honda which highlights the ambitions of the team as it continues to become a regular fixture on the podium.
James Nash makes his long awaited return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship in 2018.
Since winning the BTCC's Independents' title in 2011, James has competed in The World Touring Car Championship, British GT Championship and TCR International Series.
Stephen Symington, BTC Norlin Racing’s owner, added: “We are delighted to have secured a driver of the James’ calibre. It is a real statement of the team’s intent to have signed a previous winner of the Independent Drivers’ title. We are in for an exciting season.”
2018 sees Chris Smiley return to BTC Norlin Racing. The Northern Irish team have paired him up with the very experienced, and former BTCC Independents' Winner James Nash. Chris will have a lot to benefit from having such an experienced and talented team member.
Chris aims to build on his success in 2017 that saw him achieve 3 top ten finishes in his first full year running in the Championship.