Restart Racing Teams Up with Halo By Orthene as Technical Partner for the 2024 BTCC Season

Jul 9, 2024News, Restart Racing

Restart Racing is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Halo By Orthene, a leading manufacturer of high-quality brake fluids, for the 2024 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) season. This technical collaboration will see Halo provide specialised brake fluids for Restart Racing’s Cupra Leon BTCC cars, to help enhance their performance and safety out on track.

Halo is renowned for its commitment to excellence and innovation in automotive braking technology.  This partnership is poised to leverage Halo’s expertise to ensure optimal braking performance for Restart Racing’s Cupra Leon this season, which is crucial in the highly competitive environment of the BTCC.

Chris Smiley, one of Restart Racing’s drivers, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “I’m really excited about our partnership with Halo. Reliable and efficient braking systems are essential in racing, and with Halo’s brake fluids, we’re geared up for an edge in performance. This technical support is key to continuing to push our car to its limits safely and effectively.”

Ben Taylor, Team Principal of Restart Racing, also commented on the collaboration, saying, “Working with Halo this season is a significant advantage for us. Their expertise in brake technology will be invaluable in optimising our cars for the challenges of the BTCC. This partnership not only enhances our technical capabilities but also strengthens our commitment to maintaining top performance throughout the season.”

Andrew Banham, Marketing Manager of Halo By Orthene, stated, “We are delighted to add Restart Racing to our Motorsport portfolio. We are excited by their plans within the BTCC and we’re confident that we will be able to assist them in making their way up the grid in 2024 and beyond. 

“The BTCC provides us with a great platform to promote Halo and our Halo P1 fluid in the UK market and we’re looking forward to working with the Restart Racing team to maximise this opportunity.”

The alliance with Halo underlines Restart Racing’s dedication to employing cutting-edge technology and industry-leading expertise to achieve success in motorsport. This partnership is a testament to both organisations’ commitment to excellence and continuous improvement.

About Halo By Orthene

Halo specialises in the engineering and manufacturing of the world’s most advanced automotive brake fluid, Halo P1, for competitive motorsport and high-performance vehicles. Being the only brand to produce their own fluid, puts them in the unique position of being able to provide their customer technical support. For more information, visit

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