Ollie Jackson

Jackson joins Team Shredded Wheat alongside Chilton

Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher has today confirmed that Tom Chilton and Ollie Jackson will champion its two-car challenge on the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship title.

Unveiling the new-look driver line-up on the official BTCC stand at the Autosport International show this morning (January 10th), Team Principal David Bartrum welcomed Motorbase-returnee Ollie Jackson back to the squad, alongside Chilton, who finished 3rd in the Championship standings with the Kent-based outfit in 2018.

AMD announces Jackson and Smelt as 2018 BTCC driver pairing

The AmDTuning.com with Cobra Exhausts has signed young rookie Sam Smelt to pilot one of its Audi S3s in the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, while retaining Ollie Jackson as second driver.

Sam Smelt (right) with AmDTuning team principal Shaun Hollamby

Smelt is only in his second season of car racing, and in 2017 did half a season in the VW Racing Cup, followed by half a season in the FIA Formula 4 British championship which supports the BTCC.

Hollamby confident of strong season as AmD expands to two cars

AmD Tuning boss Shaun Hollamby has said he is confident that his team will be competitive in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship next season, after today's news that it has been granted a second entry.

Ollie Jackson will drive one of the two cars in 2017.

Having seen the deal ratified by championship bosses, work has now started on the build of a second Audi S3 that will be entered into the championship alongside the car of Ollie Jackson, who was confirmed in the first seat last month.

Jackson re-signs with AmD

Ollie Jackson will remain with the AmDTuning team in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Championship next season.

Ollie rejoined the West Thurrock based team this year - having earlier raced in AmDTuning.com colours back in 2012 - and enjoyed a solid campaign at the wheel of an Audi S3; ending the year as a regular contender for points scoring finishes in an ultra-competitive field.

  • Ollie Jackson

Profile: Ollie Jackson

  • Car number: 48
  • Team: STP Racing with Sopp & Sopp
  • Car: Proton Gen-2
  • Date of birth: 26th April 1984
  • Lives: Staffordshire
  • BTCC debut: 2011
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