SYNETIQ, an IAA company and the UK’s leading integrated vehicle salvage and recycling company is delighted to announce its new team within the British Touring Cars Championship.
The new team, named ‘LKQ Euro Car Parts with SYNETIQ,’ will be an exciting addition to the BTCC grid, fielding two cars alongside the existing Toyota Gazoo Racing UK effort under the Speedworks banner. This venture expands Speedworks’ presence in the series, running four Toyota Corollas throughout the season.
The team’s driver lineup features seasoned BTCC contender Josh Cook, who brings a wealth of experience and a formidable track record to the newly formed team. Cook, a two-time Independents’ laurel winner, is set to pilot one of the Toyota Corollas with the aim of making a strong championship push in the upcoming season. The team’s second driver will be announced in due course.
Helen Carling, Commercial Director of SYNETIQ, said:
“We’re thrilled about the new LKQ Euro Car Parts with SYNETIQ team. Many of our clients and colleagues are huge motorsports fans so it’s a particularly proud moment for us all.”
Colin Cottrell, Marketing Director at LKQ Euro Car Parts added:
“This is an exciting new chapter in our BTCC story, and an opportunity to build on everything we’ve learnt and achieved over the last few seasons. There’s a huge amount of passion for motorsport in our business and among our customers, and together with SYNETIQ, we can’t wait to get behind the new team.”
The 2024 British Touring Car Championship gets underway at Donington Park on April 27-28.
About LKQ Euro Car Parts
LKQ Euro Car Parts is the UK’s leading distributor of car and LCV parts, specialising in three key markets – trade, retail and collision. The business has expanded rapidly across the UK and Republic of Ireland in recent years, boasting more than 280 branches and stocking more than 130,000 different parts.
LKQ Euro Car Parts is part of LKQ UK & Ireland, which in turn is part of LKQ Europe (a subsidiary of LKQ Corporation), which is the leading distributor of automotive aftermarket parts for cars, commercial vans and industrial vehicles in Europe. LKQ Europe currently employs approximately 26,000 people with a network of 1,000 branches. The organisation supplies around 100,000 independent workshops in over 20 European countries.
SYNETIQ Ltd., the UK-based business unit of IAA Holdings, LLC (IAA), an RB Global, Inc. company, is the leading integrated salvage, dismantling and vehicle recycling company in the UK, formed to become the most innovative and trusted business in the industry. An integrated, data-driven and innovative business, SYNETIQ has led the way in raising industry standards and continually innovates ways of working to deliver great value, ensure complete compliance and a provide a positive experience.
SYNETIQ is proud to have major household names in its portfolio, including insurers, accident management companies, fleets, police forces, logistics companies, vehicle repair body shops, and remanufacturers. With cutting-edge data and software solutions, multiple sites, a specialist vehicle recovery fleet and over 800 dedicated UK-based employees, customers and clients trust SYNETIQ to create bespoke solutions to deliver the maximum benefit for their business.
For more information about SYNETIQ visit SYNETIQ.co.uk.