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Tom Chilton - Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher
#3 Ford Focus RS NGTC

Tom Chilton

Name: Tom Chilton
From: Reigate, Surrey
Date of birth: 15.03.85

Competing in: Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

Team Name: Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher

Driving: Ford Focus RS NGTC

Driver Number: 3

Sponsors: Arthur J Gallagher

2010 BTCC Indy Champion Tom Chilton joins the Kent-based team fresh off the back of his successful World Touring Car Championship season where he clinched the Independent Title and finished the season third overall against the might of the manufacturer-backed competitors. Tom comes with a formidable BTCC pedigree with 12 race wins, 45 podiums and 12 pole positions to his name.

Tom made his return to the BTCC last year with Power Maxed Racing, in the then newly-minted Vauxhall Astra. His comeback ended a five-year absence from British motorsport's top flight, after leaving in 2012 to compete in the WTCC. A busy season followed as he combined a BTCC push with a final fling in the WTCC.

This year, Tom's focus will switch solely to domestic affairs, racing as part of the Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher line-up in the championship he first joined 15 years ago at the age of just 17 – the youngest driver ever to take to a BTCC grid at the time. He went on to make history yet again two years later as the youngest race winner the series had seen.