Tordoff wins Michelin award in Carrera Cup at Rockingham

Sam Tordoff is the latest Porsche Carrera Cup GB racer to benefit from Michelin’s on-going support of the championship by winning a set of tyres this weekend at Rockingham (17/18 September).Tordoff, driving for Team Parker Racing, was new to the Carrera Cup GB at the start of 2011 and has made fine progress in his learning season. The 22-year old former karter from Leeds is currently lying seventh in the overall championship standings and has a best result to date of third overall at the Nurburgring in June.Having been the control tyre supplier for the Carrera Cup GB since the championship was created in 2003, Michelin is once more supporting the teams and drivers with the award of a complete set of slick racing tyres at each event. Before the start of testing, a name is drawn from a hat to receive the tyres, with a value of more than £1200.