Weekend Guide: Brands Hatch – March 31/April 1 2024

After months of excitement and preparations, the British Truck Racing Championship blasts into life this bank holiday weekend (March 31/April 1)) with a 2024 season-opener at Brands Hatch that is guaranteed to deliver edge-of-the-seat entertainment.

Ahead of the UK’s titans of truck racing beginning their descent on the famous Kent venue, check out the full weekend guide to make sure you don’t miss any of the action from the annual curtain-raiser on the Indy circuit.


The battle for supremacy promises to be as exciting as ever this year with the entry list headlined by the defending champions of Division 1 and Division 2. 

Reigning eight-time champion Ryan Smith will look to make it nine in-a-row in the premier class however he is set to face stiff competition from fellow former champions Stuart Oliver and David Jenkins. 

Over in Division 2, NAPA Racing UK’s Paul Rivett is ready to don the mantel of defending champion as he goes up against John Powell and Simon Cole for the coveted crown.

To view the full entry list and event preview for Brands Hatch, CLICK HERE. 


If you’re attending Brands Hatch on Easter Monday then make sure you take the opportunity to join the heavyweight behemoths of the Championship on the grid moments before the penultimate race of the weekend. 

The popular Grid Walk is back and is scheduled to take place between 13:20 to 13:50 – subject to any timetable changes.


This year will once again see every race of the British Truck Racing Championship broadcast live online for free, via the series’ official YouTube channel.

Saturday | 13:30 | WATCH HERE

Sunday | 10:20 | WATCH HERE


Tickets to the event will be available to purchase on the gate across the weekend. To find out more information on Brands Hatch ticket prices, CLICK HERE.


As is the case with all UK events this season, the BTRC will stage five races, in addition to a qualifying session, over the course of the weekend. All of the key timings for Brands Hatch can be seen below: 

Sunday 31st March

Qualifying – 11:30

Race 1 – 13:45

Race 2 – 16:55

Monday 1st April 

Race 3 – 10:35

Race 4 – 13:50

Race 5 – 16:10

To view the full timetable, CLICK HERE.

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