MINI Challenge Pro Class Winner 2017

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Matt Hammond extends advantage in red-flagged opener

MATT HAMMOND EXTENDS ADVANTAGE IN RED-FLAGGED OPENER Matt Hammond has extended his lead at the head of the Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy standings after wrapping up his third win of the season in the opening race of the weekend at Brands Hatch. Hammond put his EXCELR8...

Matt Hammond edges pole at Brands Hatch

MATT HAMMOND EDGES POLE AT BRANDS HATCH Points leader Matt Hammond secured his second pole position of the Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy season after leading the pack in qualifying for the third meeting of the campaign at Brands Hatch. With a 33 car field making the...

Matt Hammond happy to retain lead

MATT HAMMOND HAPPY TO RETAIN LEAD Matt Hammond insisted it was mission accomplished at Thruxton after the EXCELR8 Motorsport driver retained his advantage at the head of the Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy standings. The returning champion secured the early championship...

Matt Hammond secures home win after slipstreaming spectacle

MATT HAMMOND SECURES HOME WIN AFTER SLIPSTREAMING SPECTACLE Points leader Matt Hammond secured his second win of the Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy season after emerging on top of a titanic battle for honours in the opening race at Thruxton. In tricky weather...

Matt Hammond ‘exceeds expectations’ with early lead

MATT HAMMOND ‘EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS’ WITH EARLY LEAD Matt Hammond admitted he had ‘exceeded expectations’ after securing the early lead in the Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy standings during the opening meeting of the year at Snetterton. The former series champion was...

Matt Hammond converts pole into lights-to-flag success

MATT HAMMOND CONVERTS POLE INTO LIGHTS-TO-FLAG SUCCESS Matt Hammond enjoyed the perfect start to his Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy campaign with a lights-to-flag victory in an action-packed opening race of the season at Snetterton. The former series champion had...

Matt Hammond storms to pole for Snetterton opener

MATT HAMMOND STORMS TO POLE FOR SNETTERTON OPENER Former champion Matt Hammond enjoyed the perfect start to his Quaife MINI CHALLENGE Trophy return with an impressive run to pole position for the season opener at Snetterton. On his first outing in the series since...

Former Champion Matt Hammond to make MINI CHALLENGE return

FORMER CHAMPION MATT HAMMOND TO MAKE MINI CHALLENGE RETURN Former MINI CHALLENGE title winner Matt Hammond will make a return to competitive action in 2021 after signing up with EXCELR8 Motorsport; the team that helped him to secure his championship title in 2017....

Review of the season – 2017

This season had a bit of everything, ups, downs shocks and surprises. The first shock was a downer as in the very first race of the season, fighting for the lead, my water pump failed and caused the car to go up in a cloud of steam after lap 3 at...

MINI Challenge UK 2017 Award Ceremony

MINI CHALLENGE UK AWARDS EVENING 2017 November the 14th saw the MINI Challenge teams and competitors come together for the annual awards evening. As winner of the MINI Coopers, my car was proudly on display alongside the winning MINI Open and MINI JCW...