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DONINGTON PARK GP: 23rd – 24th SEPTEMBER

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JCW DONINGTON QUALIFYING REPORT

JCW DONINGTON QUALIFYING REPORT

New MINI CHALLENGE JCW champion Brett Smith again showed his class in qualifying at Donington Park to secure pole position for the penultimate race of the season on Sunday.

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JCWs HEAD TO DONINGTON FOR SEASON FINAL

JCWs HEAD TO DONINGTON FOR SEASON FINAL

Reece Barr insists he’s feeling no pressure ahead of a tense Rookie Cup showdown at Donington Park this weekend, while his biggest rival Max Bladon is determined to try and hunt him down in the points.

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DONINGTON PARK COOPER RACE REPORT

DONINGTON PARK COOPER RACE REPORT

A nice early start with qualifying and 1 race on Saturday and 1 race on Sunday Morning. Bryony King and Ethan Pitt were guest drivers this weekend, hopefully entering next year’s MINI CHALLENGE.

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FEATURED DRIVERS

Catching up with: Stuart Gibbs

Catching up with Stuart Gibbs, Stuart starting racing in the MINI CHALLENGE in 2017 with a JCW prepared and run by ExcelR8. Stuart is just 47 years old and lives in Weston Super Mare and has been married twice. Stuart served in the Army for 14 years and has been...
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Catching up with: Jono Davis

Catching up with: Jono Davis   Age: 21 From:  Market Deeping, Peterborough. Jono starting racing in the MINI CHALLENGE in 2016 with an R53 prepared by AReeve Motorsport. Doing a full season to get a taster of racing MINIs, and producing some good results....
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Catching up with: Calum King

Catching up with: Calum King   Age: 25            From: Aberdeen The King family have become MINI CHALLENGE regulars across the last two seasons, running with the ES Motorsport team. Youngest member, Calum, joined the championship from Scottish club racing, and...
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Catching up with: Keith Issatt

Catching up with: Keith Issatt A MINI CHALLENGE regular for over a decade, Keith Issatt recalls why he got started in motor racing, and why he keeps coming back to MINI racing. What got you started in the sport? “My wife bought a basic Cooper for the road and I took...
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Catching up with: Henry Neal

Will Neal will become the newest member of the Neal racing dynasty to join the MINI CHALLENGE when he lines up on the Cooper Class grid at Donington Park this weekend. Will is the youngest son of three-time British Touring Car champion Matt Neal, and the second member...
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Catching up with: Mark Wakefield

Cooper Class star Mark Wakefield is the latest star to sign up to the MINI CHALLENGE’s burgeoning F56 JCW Class this year. Wakefield shone with three race wins during his second season in the Cooper Class last term, which yielded a third place finish in the...
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Catching up with: Charlie Butler-Henderson

Reigning MINI CHALLENGE champion Charlie Butler-Henderson will return to defend his crown wearing the badge of MINI UK after being named as a brand ambassador. Butler-Henderson took seven race wins on his way to a maiden CHALLENGE title last season when running with...
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Catching up with: James Turkington

The younger brother of two-time British Touring Car champion Colin, will join the MINI CHALLENGE this season. The 22-year-old from Portadown, Northern Ireland, has chosen to make his first full-time foray into racing on the British mainland in one of the...
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DRIVER STANDINGS

POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#39BRETT SMITH638
2#88REECE BARR491
3#15CHARLIE BUTLER-HENDERSON486
4#1DAVID GRADY474
5#11MAX BLADON449
6#18MARK WAKEFIELD435
7#37ROB SMITH423
8#444GEORGE SUTTON394
9#42HENRY NEAL351
10#17BRAD HUTCHINSON319
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
112STUART MCLAREN692
278CHRIS MIDDLETON633
346ANDY GODFREY543
454ADRIAN NORMAN497
5217DALE JAMIESON390
650NEAL CLARKE360
763DARRYL BROWN126
850GARY PAPWORTH105
910PAUL TOWNSEND98
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
1888MATT HAMMOND641
231JESSICA HAWKINS585
36SAM WELLER529
491OWEN WALTON493
556RICHARD NEWMAN432
647JAMES GOODALL400
749MARTIN POOLE396
898DARREN CHATT369
99SIMON WALTON367
1036MARK CORNELL348
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
177BEN DIMMACK546
224ROB AUSTIN514
326ANDY MONTGOMERY384
45CHLOE HEWITT355
544AARON REEVE350
6111NEIL GINLEY325
7606TIM BELL307
88KEVIN OWEN307
953ANDREW TSANG158
1094SCOT ADAM146

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Race 2 Results from Official Donington Park Racing
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Race 2 Results from Official Donington Park Racing
P1: Brett Smith
P2: Rob Smith
P3: David Gardy

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Stacie DanielsWoohooo champianoooo well done Brett and all the team 🏆🏆👏🏼👏🏼

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Danielle RobertsThere he issss 😍 well done again Brett 😜

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Neil HutchisonCome on Bradley, you can do it.

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Helen GrangerGo charlie

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Carmelo Cultreraun sogno chiamato Automobilismo sportivo.... Storia 🇮🇹🇮🇹🇮🇹🇮🇹

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Stacie DanielsGo on brett😬😬

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Bernie SisnowskiGreat save lol

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Emma Jane HewittCharlie

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June Ann Aston HutchisonCome on Brad

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Jason Lavendergo charlie

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Ian BriscallCome on Waker

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Bobby TaylorCome on mark

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Bobby TaylorGo on mark get top 10 ❤️

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Elaine BallCome on Max xxx

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Keara CallaghanAbsolutely fantastic Reece Barr 🏁🍾❤️

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Rosemary BarrFantastic result Reece🏁🏁🏁

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MINI CHALLENGE UK added 6 new photos.

Race 1 results from Official Donington Park Racing
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Race 1 results from Official Donington Park Racing
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P2: Rob Smith
P3: David Grady

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Brett HawthorneJust checking positions. Got no data left 🙁

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Rachel Rankin SmallmanWell done @George Sutton racing

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Will TooleyCome on Mark 🤙🏻

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Danielle RobertsWoop woop Brett 🔥🔥❤️

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Julie TattonWell done rob smith

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Sharon RobertsGo Brett smith

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Danielle Marie GordonGo will and Henry x

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Danielle Marie GordonGo Willand henry

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Mark YoungTen second track limits 🙈

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Mark YoungHenry has 5 second penalty

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Paul CrowcroftWoo hoo!

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Paul Crowcroft#gobrettgo

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Mark YoungBrett !!

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Jo Polley#boom 😃

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Andrew William SmithGo Charlie!

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Adam PlattCome on wacker 🙌🏻

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Jonny BacegalupoGo on mark

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黃釋民Go!!!!

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Jo PolleyWatching with Jeff from Santorini 👋🏻

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Bobby TaylorCome on mark

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Sylvia BarrGo Reece go

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Ben PowerCome on Dean Brace

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MINI CHALLENGE UK added 12 new photos.

The Sun is out here at Official Donington Park Racing and we're almost ready to go racing. Race 1 is at 12:35pm and race 2 at 4:10pm. Watch all the action live on our Facebook page.
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The Sun is out here at Official Donington Park Racing and were almost ready to go racing. Race 1 is at 12:35pm and race 2 at 4:10pm. Watch all the action live on our Facebook page.

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Artline - OfficialWhen George Sutton met George Sutton Racing our winner!

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MINI CHALLENGE UK added 16 new photos — with Richard Skeels.

It's race day here at Official Donington Park Racing. The cars are being prepared this morning. and we've got two races today for the final round of the season. You can watch the races LIVE here on our Facebook page.
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Its race day here at Official Donington Park Racing. The cars are being prepared this morning. and weve got two races today for the final round of the season. You can watch the races LIVE here on our Facebook page.

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FEATURED ARTICLES

Under the microscope: MINI CHALLENGE Girls

Under the microscope: MINI CHALLENGE Girls To celebrate Women is Sports week, I thought we would take a look at the Girls who form an integral part of the MINI CHALLENGE. What was originally thought to be a few actually turned out to be many! Jessica Hawkins Jessica’s...
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Under the Microscope: George Sutton Racing

George Sutton Racing Under the Microscope What an impact George has had in the opening rounds of the 2017 MINI CHALLENGE. George is currently in 10th place after the 4 opening rounds. With 15th and 9th places at Oulton Park, a DNF and 16th at Rockingham (starting at...
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Under the Microscope: OX4 Racing

OX4 Racing Under the Microscope OX4 Racing are one of the “smaller” teams in the MINI CHALLENGE paddock.  But why OX4? Well that’s the post code of the MINI Plant in Oxford where the MINI is built and where all the team work during the week. Of course, they all have a...
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Under the Microscope: MINI UK VIP Team

The MINI UK VIP Team under the Microscope The MINI UK VIP team run 4 cars in the MINI CHALLENGE UK race series including MINI UKs guest drivers. They have the responsibility of ensuring that the drivers and cars that they run are the best in class. An superb example...
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