Porsche Centre Bolton travelled to Donington over the Easter weekend to take on the first Porsche Classic Restoracing Championship race of the 2019 season.
It was Mike's first race in our Restoracing 986, and with every lap he got more used to the car and improved his lap times. We didn’t quite make it to podium, but Mike was feeling more confident and ready for the second race.
The second race of the season at Brands Hatch saw very challenging weather conditions, starting with a really difficult qualifying session - Mike received grid positions of P13 and P15 for the two races. A heavy downpour just before the start of racing made for some extremely slippery racing - Mike did very well to stay on the track. He fought valiantly to achieve seventh place in the first race and sixth in the second race.
Thanks to the entire team for their hard work and dedication - Lee, Josh, Dan J, Danny and, of course, Mike.
We are all looking forward to the next race which is at Brands Hatch on 7 July, where Josh will take the wheel of our 986 for the first time this season. Good luck Josh!
Track shots courtesy of Dan Bathie.
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