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Enter our competition to win a chance to see your very own design on the track.

Would you like to be the designer of Ronan Pearson’s helmet for Knockhill, British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) weekend? Then we’ve got the opportunity of a lifetime for you. This is Ronan's race on home soil - who wouldn't want to be a part of the action?

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Calling all designers

Ever dreamed of seeing your creation on live television in front of a national audience? Then it’s time to put pen to paper and start designing an eye-catching new helmet for Bristol Street Motors with EXCELR8's newest driver.

All that’s needed to participate is creativity and passion! What better way to be a part of the racing action than to design a helmet for one of Bristol Street Motors with EXCELR8's talented drivers?

To celebrate our partnership with racing driver Ronan Pearson, we're giving you the chance to design his helmet.

This will be revealed on the 12th August at Knockhill, in front of thousands of fans and the press!

As a new member of the Bristol Street Motors with EXCELR8 BTCC team, we want to wish Ronan luck with the perfect helmet.

How to take part

All you need to do is download either the PDF or jpeg template and start designing! Use your creativity and make it exciting with various colours and shapes. Take inspiration from the bold Bristol Street Motors with EXCELR8 livery to help get you started!

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All submissions must be made by Monday 24th July and emailed to [email protected]. Get started now and use time to your advantage. After all - perfection takes time!

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Stay tuned

The winner will be announced on the Saturday of Knockhill BTCC race weekend, so be sure to keep an eye on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages to see if your design is chosen. Or even join us in person for the live reveal at our #MeetAtTheStreet stand in the Trade Centre at Knockhill racing circuit.

Terms and Conditions of Entry

Win your chance to design the racing helmet of Macklin Motors backed British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) driver Ronan Pearson, part of the Bristol Street Motors with EXCELR8 racing team.

All you need to do to enter is complete a downloadable design template provided, get designing and then submit your completed design to [email protected].

For an entry to be valid, it must not contain any of the following material:

  • Copyrighted images, graphics, or characters.
  • Offensive language or images.

Entries must also keep to the design areas specified in the downloadable templates and must not remove or edit in any way any pre-existing elements of the template.

This competition is provided by Vertu Motors plc, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 05984855 whose registered office is at Vertu House, Fifth Avenue Business Park, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0XA (Vertu Motors plc) and has been pre-approved by EXCELR8 Motorsport, who own and controls all commercial rights, (together, the Organisers)


ONE winner will have their design painted on Macklin Motors driver Ronan Pearson’s helmet for the BTCC race weekend at Knockhill, 12th-13th August 2023. There is no cash alternative, and the Prize cannot be exchanged for any other prize.


This competition is open to any resident in the UK. Entrants below the age of 18 must have parental consent in order to submit a valid entry to this competition.

Employees of the Organisers and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotion agencies are not eligible, nor are members of these employees families (defined as parents, children, siblings, spouse and life partners).


This competition closes on Monday 24th July 2023 at 12:00am (BST) (Promotion Period).


To be entered into the competition, you must complete the design template provided and submit your completed design to [email protected]

For an entry to be valid, it must not contain any of the following material:

  • Copyrighted images, graphics, or characters.
  • Offensive language or images.

Entries must also keep to the design areas specified in the downloadable templates. No designer is to remove, resize or move the logos already incorporated in the template. Entries must be made before the closing date, 24th July 2023 at 12:00am. Vertu Motors plc holds the right to refuse any entries that are not completed before the submission end date stated and/or do not comply with the design regulations set out.


The competition winner will be selected by Ronan Pearson, Callum Beattie and Bristol Street Motors with EXCELR8 at their absolute discretion (the Judges). Each person may only enter once. Entries will be ineligible and not accepted if they:

  • are incomplete
  • are found to be part of an attempt to use multiple accounts to enter
  • violate the rights of any other person or entity
  • are received outside of the Promotion Period (See 3) (TIMING)
  • are reported to violate the terms governing use of the Website.

No purchase is necessary to enter the competition. Entry constitutes full and unconditional acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. Vertu Motors plc is not responsible for lost, corrupted or delayed entries. Vertu Motors plc reserves the right to disqualify anyone who violates these Terms and Conditions.


The winner of the Prize consents to their full name and winning helmet design being made publicly available and posted on social media as the winner of the competition. They also consent to permit or take part in any additional publicity which may be reasonably requested by the Organisers. Any other personal data you provide when you enter may be used for future Vertu Motors plc and/or EXCELR8 Motorsport marketing activities if you indicate your consent to such activity. Otherwise, this personal data will be used by the Organisers and agents acting on their behalf only for the operation of this competition.


You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights relating to Bristol Street Motors with EXCELR8 including but not limited to the Macklin Motors and EXCELR8 Motorsport logo that appears on the template helmet design is the sole property of Vertu Motors plc. You (and Vertu Motors plc) acknowledge and agree that this competition shall not operate to grant, assign, or transfer to you (or Vertu Motors plc) any intellectual property rights in the EXCELR8 logo, together with any goodwill in the same.

[By submitting your helmet design and so entering the competition, you assign to Vertu Motors plc absolutely with full title guarantee all rights, title and interest in and to your helmet design and further you waive absolutely, being the sole designer of the helmet design, any moral rights arising under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 in relation to the helmet design and, so far as is legally possible, any broadly equivalent rights you may have in any territory of the world].


ONE winner will be selected by the Judges from 24th July 2023 (for further details see 4) ENTRY above). The winner will be contacted by Vertu Motors plc or agents acting on its behalf via the Website to claim their Prize. If a potential winner has not confirmed receipt of the notification within thirty-two (32) hours of the first attempt, another winner may be selected to replace them and the potential winner will cease to be entitled to the Prize. The winner may be asked to provide documentation proving their identity and eligibility to enter the competition before they are announced as a winner.


No correspondence will be entered into regarding either this competition or these Terms and Conditions. In the unlikely event of a dispute, the decision of Vertu Motors plc, or EXCELR8 as the case may be, shall be final. Vertu Motors plc reserves the right to amend, modify, cancel or withdraw this competition at any time without notice before the Prize is claimed and the winner confirmed. Participants in this competition agree that neither Organiser or its subsidiaries or group companies will have any liability whatsoever for any injuries, costs, damage, disappointment or losses of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from acceptance, misuse or use of a Prize, or from participation in this competition. Nothing in this clause shall limit Vertu Motors Plc’s or its subsidiaries or group companies’ liability in respect of death or personal injury arising out of its own negligence or liability arising out of Vertu Motors Plc’s fraud. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.


If an entrant attempts to compromise the integrity or the legitimate operation of this promotion by hacking or by cheating or committing fraud in ANY way, each Organiser may seek damages from that entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, Vertu Motors plc will disqualify that entrant’s entry to this competition and may ban the entrant from participating in any future competitions, so please enter fairly.