Heroics from Hill at Croft
After qualifying a superb 11th for round 13 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Croft, 22 year-old BRDC Rising Star was aiming to improve on his best-ever result of 9th from the previous round at Oulton Park in his RCIB Insurance Racing Toyota Avensis.
A superb start and a chaotic first corner which saw Lloyd tangle with Turkington, Tordoff run wide, and Abbott and Morgan collide, Hill blasted past the pits at the end of the first lap already up to 7th place.
Hill Wins Dunlop Forever Forward Award for Oulton Park
Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship Award - Driver who made up the most places at Oulton Park.
RCIB Insurance Racing’s Jake Hill showcased his capabilities as he stormed to the latest Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship #ForeverForward honours – gaining a total of 21 positions in a feisty string of performances over the three rounds at Oulton Park.
Hill charges to more points in battling BTCC drive at Oulton Park
In his first BTCC race at Oulton Park, 22 year-old Jake Hill showed why he is part of the BRDC Rising Stars programme with a storming drive in the final Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship race at the picturesque Oulton Park in Cheshire, taking the RCIB Insurance Racing Toyota Avensis from 26th on the grid to a best-ever 9th place.
Qualifying saw the top 22 cars covered by less than one second, with Hill ahead of race winners Mat Jackson and Adam Morgan in 17th place, and electing to use the soft compound Dunlop tyre for the opening race. Another strong start saw Hill immediately battling with Jeff Smith....
JAke hill btcc raffle prize winners!
So the first ever Jake Hill BTCC Raffle has been drawn and the lucky winners revealed!
Firstly I just want to say the biggest ‘Thank You’ to everyone who bought tickets for my raffle, and of course to some fantastic people who donated the fabulous prizes
Thanks - in no particular order - to these lovely people;
Dean Walker…360 Detailing…for all his support…he sponsored me for my first ever BTCC race in 2013 when I won the Jack Sears Trophy with Motorbase ….
Stuart Hopewell….Fujifilm…has been such a great mate and helped so much since 2011…so many times he’s saved the day…had to go out of his way to sort this fantastic camera…AND the hospitality at Silverstone. A true gentleman.
Shami Kalma…Omologato. Only met Shami at AUTOSPORT International in January but he has quickly become a true friend and great supporter…and I am proud to be an OMOLOGATO ambassador….a fantastic watch from a fantastic brand.
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"Jake is one of UK Motorsport’s brightest young prospects"
- Matt James - Editor - Motorsport News