British Touring Car Championships
Nicolas "Nic" Hamilton is an extraordinary man. Born with Cerebral Palsy and told he would never walk, Nic has overcome many obstacles in his life and proved the doctors wrong. Not only walking unaided by the age of 17, he is now racing his first full season competing in the BTCC! ROKiT-sponsored Motorbase Performance Ford Focus RS. ROKiT is hugely proud to help this determined and talent man achieves his dreams. Hamilton will race a specially modified Ford Focus RS as he competes with cerebral palsy. The cars will be shaken down in mid-February before the Motorbase team heads to Spain for an intensive testing schedule ahead of the 2019 campaign.
ROKiT, Hamilton’s new Title Sponsor, is a telecommunications company launching its glasses-free 3D-capable Android smartphones in the UK and US later this year key innovations is glasses-free 3D, enabling people to experience the ever-growing library of 3D content. Unlike other mobile brands, ROKiT goes further than standard talk, text, and entertainment bundles. Its ROKFLiX 3D app and unique lifestyle package, ‘ROK Life Services’ includes vehicle breakdown, recovery and Home Start, plus lost or broken key cover and worldwide Personal Accident insurance. In addition to handsets, ROKiT is working internationally to develop smart cities and is currently rolling out public Wi-Fi across 27 of India’s largest cities, with a vision to create smart cities in 10 other countries in the next 3 years. ROKiT’s innovative mesh Wi-Fi network provides communities with better, faster and more cost effective connections. ROKiT is scheduled to launch in both the US and UK in Match 2019.
Motorbase Performance team principal David Bartrum said he was delighted to be welcoming Hamilton into the Kent-based squad. Bartrum said: “I’m looking forward to Nic joining us in the BTCC. He brings a different type of journey for us to go on with him. He also brings with him a steely determination, a willingness to learn and a craving to succeed.
“From what I’ve of Nic so far his approach is very professional and I would defy anyone to spend five minutes in his company not to be inspired by him.