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‘Driver Of The Day’ Award On Offer For Britcar Racers

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The Neil Garner Motorsport run Mosler won the BEC opener at Silverstone (Photo Credit: Chris Gurton Photography)

The Neil Garner Motorsport run Mosler won the BEC opener at Silverstone (Photo Credit: Chris Gurton Photography)

Fuel supplier Sunoco will honour a 'driver or the day' in both the Britcar MSA British Endurance Championship (BEC) and Britcar Production Cup starting at this weekend's races at Donington Park.

The award will be judged by one representative of the Anglo American Oil Company and on representative of Britcar and based on driving technique, skill and improvement to help level playing field between there multiple classes that contest each of the races.

This weekend's three hour race at Donington Park is the second BEC race of the season after last month's race at Silverstone, won by Neil Garner Motorsport trio Javier Morcillo, Manuel Cintrano and Paul White. The race will also give them their second chance to score points toward the Daytona Challenge, organised by Sunoco.

After the opening races for all the eligible championships the competition, which offers a Daytona Prototype drive at the 2013 Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Ivan Bellarosa, and Italian driver in the Speed EuroSeries currently leads the challenge points after a dominant opening weekend in Paul Ricard where he scored pole position, fastest lap and a race win from both races.

It will also be the second scoring weekend for the Sunoco Grand-Am 200 Challenge, open to drivers in the lower two classes of the BEC and the Production Cup. Former BTCC driver Mike Jordan – now in Class Two of the Production Cup – currently leads after winning the class with co-driver Nigel Ainge at Silverstone.

The Checkered Flag will have reports from both Britcar categories from the weekend.

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