Carrera Cup winners collect prizes

by Vince Pettit

Tim Bridgman, Glynn Geddie and Simon Leonard picked up the keys to their new road-going Porsche 911s along with cheques for over £60,000 at the annual awards dinner for the 2009 Porsche Carrera Cup GB Championship.

Tim Bridgman was the overall winner of the championship with pro-am1 winnder Geddie and Leonard of Red Line Racing winning the teams championship.

Along with Bridgman, James Sutton and Tim Harvey collected their cheques for finishing first, second and third in the championship respectivly.

“This is definitely my best championship win to date,” said Bridgman. “I love the cars and the championship.”

Both Sutton and Harvey sportingly acknowledged that the best man won the title. “Tim is a worthy champion,” said Sutton. “Even though I didn’t win it, this was the most enjoyable season of racing I’ve ever had.”

Geddie was also presented with the award for the ‘most improved driver of the year’. “The last races at Brands Hatch showed where we are going to be starting next year,” he said.

Robert Lawson and Ollie Jackson took second and third places in pro-am1 and a share of the £13,000 end of season pro-am1 prize fund. In pro-am2, Glenn McMenamin, Paul Hogarth and Robin Clark shared £9000 in prize money. “I couldn't have dreamt of a better first season in racing,” said McMenamin.

Finally, the BARC Marshals’ Fund benefited by over £2300 from the raffle organised during the evening.

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