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BRANDS HATCH COOPER AM/PRO RACE REPORT

BRANDS HATCH COOPER AM/PRO RACE REPORT

With a nice covering of cloud and good temperatures, the 18 Cooper Pro/ Am cars were all eager and pent up ready to “put the pedal to the metal” In the Pro class of 11 cars, favourites to go well was Sam Weller…

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BRANDS HATCH JCW RACE 1 REPORT

BRANDS HATCH JCW RACE 1 REPORT

Rob Smith withheld intense pressure to secure his first MINI CHALLENGE JCW Championship victory since 2015 in the first race at Brands Hatch. The MINI UK VIP driver produced a superb defensive display…

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FEATURED DRIVERS

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 SMITH528
2#1DAVID GRADY405
3#18MARK WAKEFIELD395
4#15CHARLIE BUTLER-HENDERSON377
5#11MAX BLADON376
6#37ROB SMITH367
7#88REECE BARR361
8#29STUART GOUGH305
9#444GEORGE SUTTON275
10#61JAMES TURKINGTON258
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
112Stuart Mclaren550
278Chris Middleton539
346Andy Godfrey428
454Adrian Norman375
550Neal Clarke360
6217Dale Jamieson249
710Paul Townsend98
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
1888Matt Hammond483
231Jessica Hawkins481
36Sam Weller422
491Owen Walton411
549Martin Poole368
69Simon Walton337
756Richard Newman302
898Darren Chatt302
947James Goodall292
1036Mark Cornell275
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
177Ben Dimmack484
224Rob Austin479
326Andy Montgomery330
45Chloe Hewitt330
544Aaron Reeve318
68Kevin Owen307
7606Tim Bill270
8111Neil Ginley257
953Andrew Tsang158
1094Scot Adam146

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Looking to watch some great motor racing completely free, gratis, frei, gratuit!?

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Kev Pops TowlerSo if I like and share this page before the end of July you will send me back in time to the 6th of July to sit in hospitality and watch some great racing, can't wait

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MINI CHALLENGE UK arrive & drive JCW DRIVE available for Brands Hatch GP British GT Championship round 5-6 August Tailored made packages to include testing Join the best single make race series in the UK "Delivering passion through Performance" Pm us or email : minichallenge@areevemotorsport.uk

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I have a MINI Challenge JCW car available for the last 3 race meetings of the season. The car was out at Brands Hatch MINI Festival at the weekend and was on the pace all weekend. Scoring 2 top 8 finishes. There is the Brands Hatch GP meeting Oulton Park MINI Festival Donington Park meeting left this season. Get in touch for details and prices. We also offer owner/driver support. So if you have your own car and need assistance or have decided you want to join a team we can tailor make a package for you.

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Shaun AbelaEven a drive in a Cooper AM would do for me.

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James KeeneWould love to, but dunno whether I could afford a crack at it... Maybe I might be able to tie a race in with a holiday with the girlfriend, travelling from Australia, tourist attractions Monday-Thursday, racing Friday-Sunday 😉 I will definitely have to look into it at some point 😊

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Daniel TaylorShanel Drewe Racing something to keep your eye in for the 2 rounds in August while the Michelin Clio Cup Series have another month off?

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Race 3 results for JCW Class at Brands Hatch Mini Festival
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Race 3 results for JCW Class at Brands Hatch Mini Festival
P1: David Grady
P2: Brett Smith
P3: Reece Barr

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Keara CallaghanFantastic job Reece Barr well deserved 🎉🏁❤️❤️

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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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