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Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith realises dream of BTCC signing

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith realises dream of BTCC signing

Nantwich racer Rob Smith has realised his lifelong dream after being signed to drive in the 2019 British Touring Car Championships (BTCC).

The Bentley Motors worker was today confirmed as the first driver for Excelr8 motorsport squad for the 2019 season.

November 21, 2018
MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith struggles at Brands Hatch

MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith struggles at Brands Hatch

Front-running MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith’s bid for a top three championship finish was dealt a major blow in the penultimate event of the season at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit.

Nantwich-based Smith was the victim of an unfortunate set of circumstances in race two which led to a galling retirement.

August 28, 2018
Nantwich MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith secures third podium finish

Nantwich MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith secures third podium finish

Multiple MINI Challenge race winner Rob Smith secured his third podium visit in as many race meetings during the sixth event of the season.

Smith, from Nantwich, was racing at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit as the intriguing battle over second place in the championship further intensified.

August 14, 2018
Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith’s delight with Oulton Park win

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith’s delight with Oulton Park win

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith was delighted with his performance after claiming a second MINI Challenge victory of the season at his home Cheshire circuit, Oulton Park.

Smith claimed his first pole position of the year, then went on to win race one and almost added another podium place in race two when he finished fourth.

July 26, 2018
Nantwich driver Rob Smith earns first victory of season at Silverstone

Nantwich driver Rob Smith earns first victory of season at Silverstone

Rapid MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith earned his long-awaited first victory of the 2018 season at Silverstone.

Nantwich driver Smith and his team are now hopeful the success will mark a watershed moment for his championship bid.

June 14, 2018
Nantwich driver Rob Smith powers to top four finish at Snetterton

Nantwich driver Rob Smith powers to top four finish at Snetterton

Nantwich MINI Challenge driver Rob Smith powered to a top four finish at Snetterton 300 Circuit in Norfolk in a weekend of mixed fortunes.

The MINI UK VIP Customer Team driver just missed out on silverware by 0.3 seconds in Saturday’s race before contact early in race two on Sunday ended a potential challenge for victory.

May 29, 2018
Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith returns to MINI Challenge 2018 championship

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith returns to MINI Challenge 2018 championship

Multiple MINI Challenge JCW race winner Rob Smith has confirmed his return to the championship for the 2018 season.

And Smith, from Nantwich, says he has just one goal in mind – winning the prestigious title.

March 28, 2018
Nantwich driver Rob Smith earns podium finish in MINI Challenge

Nantwich driver Rob Smith earns podium finish in MINI Challenge

Nantwich driver Rob Smith earned a podium finish in the latest MINI Challenge round at Oulton Park.

Smith produced one of the drives of his career in round 15 of the season, scything through the order from a pitlane start.

August 31, 2016