Wet weather skills to the fore as British Truck Racing Championship finale ends in downpour at Brands Hatch
Matt Summerfield, No. 21, ended his
title-winning year with a victory at Brands Hatch. Picture:
Atrocious weather conditions failed to quell the action at
Brands Hatch as the Kent circuit hosted the final round of the
British Truck Racing Championship.
Matt Summerfield, who had already secured the Division 1 title,
drove to victory in the final race.
He pipped David Jenkins to the line to end a race weekend that
had taken place in saturating conditions as the rain persisted
The earlier ‘last chance’ qualifying race had seen last year’s
champion Jenkins dominate proceedings, finishing almost 24 seconds
ahead of second-placed man Sascha Lenz.
Summerfield had won the first of Sunday’s three races while
Saturday’s Division 2 race was won by Tonbridge-based champion
Fellow Kent racers John Powell, from Herne Bay, and West
Kingsdown’s James Aitkenhead were forced to retire, while another
West Kingsdown resident, Oscar Clark, finished in seventh.
- Click here for more Gravesend news...
- Click here for more news from across the county...