Best of the BTCC meets the best of the British Army!

Successful teams get better by learning from each other was the message of a visit to The Parachute Regiment by the Honda Yuasa Racing team, who won the 2015 British Touring Car Championships.

The racing team visited Merville Barracks in Colchester today to learn about the demands of military life and what they can apply from that to their sport.

Race driver Matt Neal, who came third in this year’s series, developed an interest in the self-discipline, motivation and physical and mental robustness required by paratroopers through competing against Support Our Paras Racing in this year’s BTCC series. The team, which includes injured ex-soldiers working among the pit crew, raced to raise the profile of the Regiment’s official charity Support our Paras.