BTCC: Aiden Moffat and Laser Tools continue with Ciceley Motorsport
Young Scottish driver Aiden Moffat will continue driving the Mercedes-Benz A-Class in 2016 British Touring Car Championship season. His car will again be liveried in Laser Tools Racing colours and prepared by Ciceley Motorsport. For 19 years old Moffat it will be the fourth BTCC season, after most successful 2015 in which he scored his first BTCC podium in the third race at Knockhill. Aiden also secured his first Independent win at Donington Park. Same as in 2015, Ciceley Motorsport will have two A-Class cars, as Adam Morgan continued the cooperation with his sponsor WIX Filters.
Aiden said: “I’m really happy to be staying in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and, with the continued support of Laser Tools, I’m really looking forward to the 2016 season. This year has been a really good season for us and this inspires further confidence throughout the entire team. I was 19 last month and my sponsor, my team and my car have helped me to mature both as a person and a racing driver over the last 12 months. We have our aims for 2016 and continuing to have the car prepared by Ciceley Motorsport gives us the perfect platform to achieve our target.”
Laser Tools Racing Team Principal, Bob Moffat commented: “We have achieved everything we set out to do in 2015; Aiden felt immediately comfortable and confident in the capabilities of the Mercedes right from the start of the season. Our aim was to get top-ten finishes with at least one top-five, so to achieve that together with an independent win and a podium for Aiden at Knockhill, it has definitely been a successful year.”
Russell Morgan, Ciceley Motorsport Team Owner, said: “This is very good news for both teams. Nobody has been surprised by Aiden’s pace this year. We immediately witnessed his potential and his natural talent during his very first test in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class at Donington Park, when Aiden lapped the track within the same couple of tenths all day long. All Aiden needed was seat time which in turn has honed his racecraft. This year he has kept Adam honest, and will continue to do so in 2016 as they push each other which in turn is helping us to develop the cars. WIX Filters have also recently extended their title sponsorship agreement with our team, meaning the Ciceley Mercedes team can only benefit further from our continued association.”