(L-R) Scholarship Finalists Millroy, Lloyd, Ingram and Fannin


Budding sportscar racers Ollie Millroy, Daniel Lloyd, Tom Ingram and Jody Fannin battled it out on Monday (31 October) to win the 2012 Porsche Carrera Cup GB Scholarship.

The four racers headed to the Porsche Experience Centre at Silverstone for a rigorous evaluation process. After a series of panel interviews, media assessments and fitness testing, the drivers got a test in the latest 450bhp 911 GT3 Cup car on the Silverstone National circuit.

Now there is the anxious wait to find out the winner, which will be announced this Friday (4 November) at 10am. For the first time ever, the announcement will be made online on the Porsche Origin website, which carries extensive coverage of the Carrera Cup GB. The announcement can be seen live at http://origin.porsche.com/uk

After the assessment, the drivers tweeted:

Daniel Lloyd – “The porsche assessment day went well. Although I think it was the hardest day of my life! Results on friday so fingers crossed! :)”

Jody Fannin – “Really hard work today for the Porsche Scholarship! Great experience and all went well – hope I’ve done enough!”

Tom Ingram – “This sofa has never felt so comfortable!! What a day, I am broken!! Great day all in all tho’ . Such an honor to be one of the finalists.”

Ollie Millroy – “Had a good time up at #Porsche today! :-) just waiting for the results now! #fingerscrossed #toughday”