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The British Superbike Championship and the British Touring Car Championship start their season at Brands Hatch

20 February 2013
by Luke Cawdell

DTM at Brands Hatch

The German Touring Car (DTM) championship returns to Bands in Mid-May

Race fans will be catered for almost every weekend from March to November at Brands Hatch this season.

The Kent race circuit will once again be staging British Touring Car, British Superbike, DTM and the British Truck Racing Championship action.

A new addition to the calendar is the American Speedest, which brings thrills and spills from the sport of NASCAR in early June.

BSB at Brands HatchThe British Superbike Championship will start and finish at Brands, with the opening round taking place over the weekend of April 6-7.

Sittingbourne biker Shane Byrne will be chasing a fourth British title, after choosing to defend his crown rather than return to the MotoGP scene.

Before that the British Touring Cars kick off their season around the Brands indy circuit, as Gordon Shedden aims to make a positive start as he looks to defend the title.

Truck racing takes place in April and November while there will also be action in the season from the Formula 4 Championship and the British F3/GT Championship.

In addition to the headline events, the circuit will also be staging club racing throughout the year.

Calendar highlights;

Mar 31: Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

Apr 7: MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.

Apr 21: Delphi British Truck Racing Championship.

May 19: DTM (German Touring Cars).

May 27: Masters Historic Festival.

Jun 9: American SpeedFest.

Jun 23: Mini Festival.

July 7: Aston Martin Centenary

July 21: MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.

July 28: BRDC Formula 4 Championship.

Aug 11: British F3/GT Championships.

Aug 25: Lotus Festival.

Sept 29: Modified Live.

Oct 13: Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Oct 20: MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.

Nov 3: Truck Superprix.

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