TOTAL CONTROL RACING AMONG FOUR ADDITIONS TO CLIO CUP GRID
Total Control Racing has named two of its drivers for the 2009 ELF RenaultClio Cup with series returnee Mike Robinson (Effingham) joined by kartingchampion Sam Tordoff (Leeds). Registrations have also been received from APOSport's Alex Osborne (Northampton) and reigning SaxMax champion JamesColburn (Worthing) who will race for Westbourne Motorsport. TCR is aiming to field a minimum of four cars as it bids to add to ELFRenault Clio Cup titles for Jonathan Adam and Tom Onslow-Cole in 2005 and2006 respectively. Robinson finished an impressive sixth overall in hisdebut ELF Renault Clio Cup season in 2008, picking up two podiums among 12top-10 finishes. Tordoff has been a rising star on the British kartingscene, winning the 2007 Renault Super One Formula ICA title before finishingsixth in last season's Renault Super One KF1 Championship. Alex Osborne has scored superbly consistent results in his family-run APOSport car, finishing 14th overall in 2008 with five top-10 finishes. In 2007he finished 21st out of 50 competitors and continues to embody thetraditional privateer spirit of Clio Cup racing against several professionalteams.
James Colburn comes to Clio Cup as a car racing champion despite being only16-years-old. In his two seasons of racing in the SaxMax Championship, hefinished seventh in 2007 before taking the title with seven wins from 10races in 2008. The quartet join Coastal Racing duo Carl Bradley (Morecambe) and Ant Scragg(Tunbridge Wells) in joining the ELF Renault Clio Cup, which gets under wayin support of the British Touring Car Championship on 4th/5th April.Official testing takes place at Silverstone National circuit on Tuesday,24th March.