That pair of victories not solely netted him the title once more but in addition despatched him to 16 wins for the yr, stage with our table-topper Ryan McLeish. Nonetheless, a smaller common variety of starters for Cullen’s victories means he solely climbs from fifth to 3rd.
He was additionally in motion within the Fiesta ST sequence and, though he wrapped up one other crown, he was crushed in each races and subsequently missed a golden probability of shifting into first place within the winners’ desk.
Away from Mondello, there is just one different change within the high 10 of the rankings following final weekend’s motion and that comes courtesy of Callum Grant.
He twice defeated Benn Simms in thrilling Silverstone Historic Components Ford 1600 battles to take his 2023 tally to 13 and he was additionally within the thick of the Basic FF1600 battle however couldn’t fairly add additional success. Grant subsequently has to accept a acquire of 11 locations to maneuver to ninth.
Each of the Historic FF2000 victors are different drivers to maneuver up the desk. Champion Graham Fennymore received the Silverstone season finale to take his whole to 11 wins for the yr and allow him to leap seven spots to sixteenth.
The opening race was claimed by Historic F3 title winner Samuel Harrison on his sequence debut. That success, mixed with class honours in a shared Brabham BT5 within the Guards Trophy, have despatched final yr’s rankings chief from forty seventh to twenty ninth.
The 2 Oulton Park Kumho BMW conquerors are additionally notable movers this week. Jason West took the second win in a red-flagged contest to leap six locations to nineteenth.
Harrison [left] received the opening Historic F3 race of the weekend and has leapt up the rankings
Picture by: Michael Chester
Race-one winner Bryan Bransom, in the meantime, hot-footed it from Oulton on Saturday to Donington Park on Sunday the place he additionally scored a Britcar Trophy triumph alongside Jas Sapra to enhance by 17 positions and rise to twenty third.
Autosport’s most profitable nationwide racers thus far in 2023
|Pos||Driver (Automotive)||General wins||Class wins||Whole|
|1||Ryan McLeish (Legends Ford Coupe)||16||0||16|
|2||Freddie Slater (Ginetta G40 Junior)||16||0||16|
|3||Michael Cullen (Uncooked Stryker/Ford Fiesta ST/Austin Mini Cooper S)||16||0||16|
|4||James Clarke (Phantom PR22)||14||1||15|
|5||Lucas Romanek (Van Diemen JL13)||14||0||14|
|6||Aidan Hills (Mazda MX-5 Mk3/Ginetta G40 GT5)||13||1||14|
|7||Dan Silvester (Toyota MR2 Mk2/Honda Civic)||4||10||14|
|8||Daire Flock (Citroen Saxo VTR)||13||0||13|
|9||Callum Grant (Merlyn Mk20A/Van Diemen RF91)||12||1||13|
|10||Steve Foden (Mazda MX-5 Mk1)||12||0||12|
|11||Ash Sutton (Ford Focus ST)||12||0||12|
|12||Stewart Black (Legends Ford Coupe)||12||0||12|
|13||Luke Reade (Ginetta G56 GT4)||12||0||12|
|14||Jonathan Lovell (Porsche Boxster S)||11||1||12|
|15||Elliot Lettis (Peugeot 107)||11||0||11|
|16||Graham Fennymore (Reynard SF81)||11||0||11|
|17||Jake Hill (BMW 330e M Sport/Nissan Primera GT/Ford Capri III 3.0S)||11||0||11|
|18||Steve McDermid (MG ZR 170/MG ZR 190)||11||0||11|
|19||Jason West (BMW M3 E46)||11||0||11|
|20||Nick White (Ginetta G56 GTA)||11||0||11|
|21||Ravi Ramyead (Ginetta G56 GTA)||11||0||11|
|22||Matthew Hyde (AHS Dominator)||10||1||11|
|23||Bryan Bransom (BMW M3 E46)||9||2||11|
|24||Peter Barrable (Legends Ford Coupe)||9||2||11|
|25||Mathieu Gauthier-Thornton (Phantom P94)||0||11||11|
|26||Dan Zelos (Mini Cooper JCW)||10||0||10|
|27||Andrew Graham (Triumph TR8/MGB)||10||0||10|
|28||Tom Mills (Tatuus F4-TO14)||10||0||10|
|29||Samuel Harrison (Brabham BT21B/Reynard SF79/Brabham BT5)||9||1||10|
|30||Gordon Duncan (Radical PR6)||9||1||10|
|31||Scott Parkin (Volkswagen Golf TDI/Audi TTCR)||2||8||10|
|32||Andrew Younger (MGC GT)||0||10||10|
|33||James Lay (Radical SR3)||9||0||9|
|34||Freddie Chiddicks (Caterham 7 270R)||9||0||9|
|35||Michael Gibbins (MCR S2n)||9||0||9|
|36||Shaun Traynor (Toyota MR2 Roadster)||9||0||9|
|37||Stephen Berry (Mini Cooper S)||9||0||9|
|38||Neil Fowler (MGB GTV8)||9||0||9|
|39||Stewart Place (Peugeot 205 GTI)||9||0||9|
|40=||Jordan Kelly (Van Diemen RF06)||9||0||9|
|40=||Steven Larkham (Radical PR6)||9||0||9|
|42||Phil Wright (Honda Civic EP3)||9||0||9|
|43||Cameron Fenton (World GT Gentle)||5||4||9|
|44||Gary Prebble (Honda Civic/SEAT Leon Cupra 20v T)||2||7||9|
|45||Graham Moore (GMS Fireblade)||2||7||9|
|46||Theo Micouris (Radical SR1)||0||9||9|
|47||Joe Jessup (Honda Civic Kind R)||8||0||8|
|48||Stuart Bliss (Toyota Aygo)||8||0||8|
|49||Lewis Smith (Mercedes SLK)||8||0||8|
|50||Ben Wheatley (Caterham 7 Sigma 135)||8||0||8|
All automotive races in UK and Eire are included besides qualification/repechage, comfort and handicap races. No races in different international locations.
Class wins are solely counted when there are a minimum of six starters within the class. Solely courses divided by automotive traits are included. Courses divided by driver traits corresponding to capacity, skilled standing, age, and expertise (for instance rookie or Professional-Am courses) aren’t included. Every race counts solely as soon as, so an general winner’s class win shouldn’t be added.
The place there’s a tie, general wins take priority. The place there’s nonetheless a tie, the common grid measurement for a driver’s wins determines the order.