Rob Smith enjoyed a positive conclusion to his maiden season in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship at a rain-hit Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit, with the MG6 racer taking his sixth Independents Trophy points hat-trick of 2019.
Racing to a best finish of 12th in class during round 28 on Sunday morning, the Telford driver went on to add 13th in the Independents in rounds 29 and 30 later in the day and also posted a pair of top 20 overall results.
EXCELR8 Motorsport’s Rob Smith celebrated his first outright points finish in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship during a dramatic and action-packed penultimate event of the 2019 season at a rain-hit Silverstone National Circuit on Sunday, 29th September.
Touring car rookie Smith, who has shown considerable progress during his maiden campaign in the UK’s premier championship, made a great call to change from slicks to treaded Dunlop tyres part way through the final race of the weekend.
Knockhill Circuit in Scotland provided a fresh challenge for first year Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship racer Rob Smith over the weekend, 14th/15th September, where the MG6 racer made strong progress and secured Independents Trophy points in all three encounters.
Having never previously visited the tight, twisty and undulating 1.27-mile Fife track, Telford driver Smith had plenty of work to do during practice on Saturday but he made consistent gains over the course of the weekend to take his first Independents scoring hat-trick since the Croft event in June.