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Graves Motorsport can today announce that they are entering the MINI CHALLENGE JCW championship for the first time with Bradley Gravett, son of 1990 BTCC Champion Robb and MINI CHALLENGE race winner Max Coates.
Series front-runner Lewis Brown will hope to make the most of new backing from TerraClean and Mintex to fight for the title after confirming his place on the MINI CHALLENGE JCW grid for the 2021 season.
On the back of a successful three-year stint in the MINI CHALLENGE Cooper class, teenage racer Lydia Walmsley has her sights set on top rookie honours when she graduates to the JCW category for the first time in 2021.
Rob Austin and Rookie Harry Nunn took the Cooper S and Cooper title respectively at the end of a dramatic season in the Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy
Rob Austin took the race win and fastest lap in the opening Donington Park race, as James Hillery controlled the Cooper field to set up an exciting finale.
The final qualifying of the year for the Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy saw Daniel Butcher-Lord take pole position to close the title gap to six points, as Martin Poole led the Coopers.
Double Junior Saloon Car Championship title winner Lewis Saunders will embark on a new challenge in his racing career in 2021 after signing up to join the Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy grid.
Morgan Wroot has his sights firmly on podium finishes when he returns to the Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy for a third year with the Mad4Mini team.
Leonardo Panayiotou will return to the MINI CHALLENGE Cooper class in 2021 looking to build on an encouraging debut season having re-signed with EXCELR8 Motorsport.
The final MINI CHALLENGE UK Official eSeries event of the year held on the 11th July didn’t disappoint in terms of action, but who would win the £20,000 prize pool was as big a draw.
A new name topped the Qualifying results at Croft Circuit in the MINI CHALLENGE UK Official eSeries. Rob Butler, driver coach to Ryan Dignan in the real world series, was the man to break the record and become the first driver to claim the honours as a ‘real world’ class driver.
Dave Marshall was the man heading the timesheets as the MINI CHALLENGE UK Official eSeries headed to Snetterton. Keen to increase his championship points lead the sim racer from County Durham took pole in both sessions and won the first three races.
The Virtual Reality Racing Club organised MINI CHALLENGE UK Official eSeries ended it’s second season last weekend at the iconic Brands Hatch GP. With the winners of each part of the championship sewn up the racing was as good as ever with battles right down the order for commentators Richard John Neil and series director Antony Williams to discuss.
Silverstone played host to its first MINI CHALLENGE eSeries event in 2021 on the national configuration of the Northamptonshire circuit. MINI Cooper racer Lydia Walmsley joined Richard John Neil in the commentary box.
The MINI CHALLENGE eSeries took the virtual trip to it’s longest track of the season, Snetterton 300. MINI CHALLENGE UK’s 2019 Champion James ‘Jiggy’ Gornall joined Richard John Neil in the commentary box.
For those new to the MINI CHALLENGE last year, Nathan Harrison would demonstrate himself as a fresh-faced young star, dominating the top class of single-make Touring Cars. Though for Harrison himself, 2020 was a culmination of a 6-year long journey that saw him rise from inexperienced rookie to one of the country’s most promising prodigies.
CATCHING UP WITH: LYDIA WALMSLEYWe sat down with Cooper driver, Lydia Walmsley to find out about the past, present and future as she reaches her third season in the MINI CHALLENGE. How is 2020 working out for you so far? I think 2020 has been very strange for all of...
CATCHING UP WITH: RONAN PEARSON On a bitterly cold December day at Knockhill, a young rising star of Scottish Motorsport continued preparations for the 2020 season. Ronan Pearson will step into the limelight in 2020, entering the JCW MINI CHALLENGE. After triumphing...
The MINI CHALLENGE is proud to reveal a brand-new series partner for the 2021 season. Joining the upper echelons of British Motorsport, Hybrid Tune Ltd has a history of success within the series as it transitions to its new role providing engine calibration and scrutineering support.
The MINI CHALLENGE is proud to announce that Forge Motorsport will once again return as a valuable and integrated business partner for the 2021 season.
The MINI CHALLENGE is delighted to confirm that Nitron Shocks will return as series partner to the UK’s premier MINI racing series and a leading one-make championship for young and experienced racers alike.