Points for HHC Motorsport in Ginetta Challenge at Donington
HHC Motorsport’s Ginetta Challenge drivers had a mixed weekend in challenging weather conditions at Donington Park, but newcomer William Burns took the team’s best result of the weekend with sixth in race one.Burns qualified sixth for the opening race and raced well in the leading group against more experienced drivers to score a fine sixth place finish. Behind him, team-mates Richard Sykes and Rick Parfitt had a lot of work to do as they hadn’t been marshalled to parc ferme after qualifying and hence were penalised and started at the back of the grid. Sykes turned in a storming opening lap to be ninth over the line, while Parfitt rocketed up the order as well, mirroring his ability to overtake in the wet as he did at Rockingham three weeks earlier. Ninth and 11th was the end result for the two cars, having overtaken 16 cars each.Problems befell all of the squad in race two, which was run in awful conditions. Richard slithered off the road on lap three, and a broken CV joint stopped Rick mid-race. William did his best to adapt to the wet road on his slick tyres but after a few scares, wisely settled for a finish and took 16th place. HHC Motorsport’s Charlie Kemp said: “It hasn’t been a perfect weekend but it was great to see how well the guys did in the opening race up from the back of the grid. The conditions in race two were really difficult and survival was key but we can take away good car speed as the positives form the weekend.”HHC Motorsport is back in action this weekend in the Ginetta Junior Championship at Brands Hatch.