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Carrier repeats support for hybrid electric racing

UK: Carrier Commercial HVAC is repeating its support for the Laser Tools Racing with MB Motorsport racing team in the 2024 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship. 

Following on from last season, Carrier will support the team’s hybrid electric car for all 10 races of this year’s championship.

Carrier’s logo will be positioned on the front corners of the BMW 330e M Sport challenger car and on the overalls of the team’s racing driver, Jake Hill.

Raring to go (left to right): Jake Hill (MB Motorsport driver), Graham Smith (Carrier UK&I head of sales), Dan Wood (Ciat head of sales for UK&I) and Mark Blundell (director of Laser Tools Racing with MB Motorsport)

In 2022, the British Touring Car Championship was the first major touring car series in the world to integrate hybrid power into every car, pioneering a more sustainable future for the sport.

“Carrier is a long-time supporter of customer sustainability efforts and we are excited about the integration of hybrid power in the sport,” said Carrier Commercial HVAC UK and Ireland’s commercial director Oliver Sanders. 

Carrier joined Laser Tools Racing with MB Motorsport during the unveiling of this season’s new BMW 330e M Sport challenger car on 21 March. Official car testing gets underway this month, before the race campaign begins over the weekend of 27 and 28 April.

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