A spectacular first win of the season for Mark Wakefield was an incredible achievement for a driver that almost didn’t start the last round at Snetterton due to technical issues. The Mark Wakefield Racing with HSG Sport driver hit back with a vengeance at Silverstone, jumping from ninth on the grid.
A first pole of the season for Josh Coggan gives the DW Racing driver equal lead of the Volkswagen Racing Cup standings, as the two points put him level with Martin Depper. Coggan, who won last time out as Snetterton will look to take control of the championship here at Silverstone, the longest circuit of the year, producing a pole time of 2min 42.182.
A shortened first Volkswagen Racing Cup race saw Josh Coggan blast to the front, taking his first win of the year and the championship lead. Coggan started from the second row, but benefited from the leaders mistakes to break away, with Rob Allum, from the rest of the pack.
The second round of the Volkswagen Racing Cup blasts into action around the 2.97 mile Snetterton circuit this weekend. The second longest track on the calendar, Snetterton never fails to impress the crowds with its long straights; allowing for some extreme slipstreaming along two parts of the former airfield, while the tight infield tests the VW’s brakes and patience.