Motorbase Performance has confirmed that Mat Jackson will stay with the team as one of three drivers in 2017.
It will be the 35-year-old's eighth consecutive season with the Kent-based team, which has also announced a new sponsor.
The announcement comes off the back of the Kent-based squad’s most successful BTCC season to date in 2016 – securing both the Independent Teams’ and Drivers’Titles with Mat Jackson taking third in the drivers’ standings – just 16 points off the overall title.
“As reigning Independent Champions we’re looking forward to the challenge of defending our crown," said team principal David Bartrum.
"We’re also very happy to announce that Mat will continue to spearhead our 2017 campaign.
"After having come so close to the overall drivers’ title last season, we also have our eyes on the overall prize.
"Mat’s pace is unquestionable and he has shown great consistency in recent years. He is a real asset to the team."