Motorbase Performance has announced its long-running title sponsorship deal with Airwaves will come to an end at the conclusion of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

The chewing gum brand has been synonymous in motorsport, beginning with its title-winning success in the British Superbike Championship with GSE Racing before switching to BTCC as part of the Motorbase Performance squad.

A relationship that has lasted since 2009 (with the exception of 2012), Motorbase Performance manager David Bartrum thanked the Wrigley's brand for their time together.

"We have enjoyed a fantastic partnership with Wrigley's Airwaves and I'm immensely proud to be able to look back on six years of shared success together. To have had such a highly regarded brand on board with the team for this length of time is no mean feat, and we're incredibly grateful to them for their support over the years."

"We're 100 per cent focused on ending the 2014 BTCC season on a high at our home circuit this coming weekend and to continue delivering the best possible results for our partners, and to give the Airwaves brand a fitting farewell."

The search for a new title sponsor has already begun with Bartrum adding; "I believe that we have one of the strongest teams in the BTCC that includes some of the championship's biggest profiles. I feel confident that we have built a successful sponsorship model that will serve Motorbase and its new sponsors well in the future."

Airwaves Ford's Mat Jackson is currently fourth in the BTCC standings heading into the Brands Hatch finale this weekend.


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