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20 APRIL 2019

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Download the 2019 MINI CHALLENGE Brochure.

View the JCW 2019 Class Calendar

View the 2019 Cooper Am, Pro & Cooper S Calendar

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CATCHING UP WITH: JONO DAVIS

We look back at an up and down season for Jono Davis, beginning with an engine failure at Donington but ending with five wins in a row by the end of the season with a bonus of two guest rounds in the JCW Class.

CATCHING UP WITH: KYLE REID

Scotsman, Kyle Reid had a fantastic debut season in the MINI CHALLENGE this year. Although an experienced driver, Kyle had only raced in Scottish rounds and had never raced in five of the seven circuits we visited.

CATCHING UP WITH: GARY PAPWORTH

Gary Papworth had a great season in the Cooper Am class this year, being consistently in the top three cars at each round and scoring valuable points to come third in the Class overall.

CATCHING UP WITH: TOBY GOODMAN

We interviewed Toby Goodman, who is new to the MINI CHALLENGE this season. We sat down with him at the first round at Donington to find out about his background and thoughts on the season ahead.

CATCHING UP WITH: ELSPETH RODGERS

We sat down with Elspeth Rodgers as she begins her first season in the MINI CHALLENGE to find out more about her and her thoughts on the season ahead.

CATCHING UP WITH: CALUM KING

Scotsman Callum King will switch to Eurotech Racing for his third season in the MINI CHALLENGE JCW Class this year. King has gradually gained in pace across his first two JCW campaigns, and last year scored finishes inside the top 10 despite a difficult season with mechanical issues and being forced to skip rounds due to unforeseen circumstan

CATCHING UP WITH: ANDY MONTGOMERY

Andy – an IT Project Manager from Yorkshire – is continuing into his second season in the MINI CHALLENGE Cooper S class with the Mad4MINI Motorsport team this year. Last season was successful, finishing third in class with his R53 MINI.

CATCHING UP WITH: GEORGE SUTTON

George Sutton is returning to MINI CHALLENGE in 2018 after a successful first season in the JCW Class, finishing 8th in the championship amongst some very experienced and talented drivers.

CATCHING UP WITH: ANDY GODFREY

We caught up with Cooper Am driver, Andy Godfrey as he gives us his thoughts on the 2017 season and the MINI CHALLENGE.

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...

2018 DRIVER STANDINGS

POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#10Ant Whorton-Eales794
2#27Nathan Harrison685
3#19Jordan Collard638
4#37Rob Smith565
5#42Henry Neal451
6#116David Robinson393
7#39Lewis Brown377
8#117Jac Maybin374
9#0Lawrence Davey372
10#126Luke Reade367
POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#16Alex Nevill882
2#46Andy Godfrey848
3#51Gary Papworth706
4#54Adrian Norman659
5#50Neal Clarke542
6#4Keir McConomy533
7#63Darryl Brown455
8#22Elspeth Rodgers279
9#888Wai Kong Yai69
POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#20Kyle Reid874
2#91Robbie Dalgleish738
3#85Toby Goodman658
4#9Simon Walton603
5#19Jacob Andrews603
6#56Richard Newman598
7#47James Goodall483
8#36Mark Cornell431
9#82Lydia Walmsley413
10#7Charlie Cooper328
POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#30Will Fairclough817
2#24Rob Austin678
3#21Jono Davis606
4#5Chloe Hewitt577
5#666Sami Bowler450
6#444Andy Montgomery427
7#90Alan Lee423
8#53Andy Langley372
9#8Kevin Owen361
10#53Neil Brown89

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