Glynn Geddie will make a return to the British Touring Car Championship at this weekend's Rockingham round after securing a deal to race with the AmD squad.

The former British GT champion last raced in the BTCC during the 2014 season for the United Autosports team, but will make his return to the series behind the wheel of a AmD prepared MG6 GT, alongside Rory Butcher.

Geddie takes over from substitute driver Ant Whorton-Eales, who previously raced the MG to a top-ten result last time out at Snetterton after replacing the team's former driver Tom Boardman, following their split during the summer break.

“I raced in the Middle East over the winter and have been looking at the options available for a programme since then. I’d been speaking to Rory about the BTCC, and when the MG drive became available, it was at the right time for both my sponsors RAM Tubulars and I to try and sort a deal," said Geddie.

“I feel I have some unfinished business with the BTCC and it’s great to have a chance to return to the series. I know it will be a big learning curve as I haven’t raced a front-wheel drive car since my part-season in the Toyota, and I know it might take me a little longer to get back up to speed than if I was jumping into one of the rear-wheel drive sportscars I have raced for most of my career.
 
"Realistically, the Rockingham weekend will be a bit of a test for me ahead of a big weekend on home soil at Knockhill, but my aim is to work with Rory and the team to work my way forwards in each session and see how I get on.
 
“I’ve got to say thanks to Shaun and the team, as well as RCIB and AutoAid, for the chance to return to the BTCC and I can’t wait to get started.”

 

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