Tregurtha Hits Back With Rockingham Victory


After seeing his title rival Stuart Middleton taste victory yesterday, Will Tregurtha returned the favour with a dominant success in the rescheduled second Ginetta Junior Championship race at Rockingham.

Middleton held the early advantage from pole position in the race, which was postponed following storms last night, while Tregurtha had to fight back after dropping to third behind Lewis Brown on the opening lap.

As Brown slipped back to sixth, Tregurtha immediately set his sights on Middleton and was ahead of his adversary by the end of lap two – a lead he wouldn’t relinquish as he set the fastest lap of the race en-route to a 6.5 second victory.

Seb Perez benefitted from Brown’s early slip to take a third position he would hold throughout, with Brown eventually fighting back to fourth ahead of the lead Rookie contenders, Elite Motorsport pairing Harry King and Tom Wood.

The latter’s impressive drive earnt him the reverse grid pole position for race three, an accolade Rookie class leader Daniel Harper narrowly missed out on following a strong drive through the field from fourteenth.

In a race that saw limited overtaking in the closing laps, Geri Nicosia, Connor Grady and Charlie Fagg rounded out the top ten ahead of Jordan Collard and Kyle Hornby, while Seb Priaulx fell back to sixteenth after initially running in the top six.

Full race results can be found here.