Will Tregurtha has described the Ginetta Junior Championship racing last weekend at Thruxton as “incredible” after the HHC Motorsport ace battled to a pair of podium finishes in two of the closest fought races in recent series history.
From third on the grid in qualifying, Tregurtha would go on to fight it out for victory in both races around the high-speed Hampshire circuit, duelling it out with Stuart Middleton in the opener before they were joined by Dave Wooder in race two.
Whilst ultimately unsuccessful in his pursuit of victory on both occasions, taking a pair of second place finishes, the races saw Tregurtha firmly showcase his pace and racecraft as he regularly traded the race lead with his adversaries around the fastest circuit in the UK.
“Honestly I can’t really describe the racing this weekend, it’s just been incredible. The races at the front have been so close, it’s unbelievable really,” said Tregurtha.
“The nature of the track means that if you’re in front, you lose time because of the tow and that makes it almost impossible to build a gap, meaning when you’re in front you just have to defend like crazy, which makes the racing insane.
“I could get out of the complex really well, and that meant I could get alongside the car in front of me heading into Noble. When you’re so determined to get past, you don’t really think about how fast you’re going or where on the circuit you are. It was so enjoyable.”
The two Thruxton podiums make it four in the opening seven races for the HHC Motorsport ace, who has yet to finish outside the top six across qualifying or the races so far this campaign – a run he wants to extend next time out at Oulton Park (04/05 June).
“The goal is to pick up good points in every race and we’ve finished in the top five in each race so far, which is absolutely perfect for me in getting a good platform for a title challenge,” he added.
“The same applies for everyone around me though. Middleton and Wooder are picking up some good points too and the race wins this weekend for them have certainly helped, so it’s going to remain really close I’m sure.”