Highest of the MX-5 battlers is Ben Brief, who scooped one other double victory within the 750 Motor Membership’s Mk1 MX-5 Cup class at Cadwell Park to stand up from twenty second place to sixth on the winners’ desk.
Jack Brewer additionally claimed a brace of wins within the British Racing and Sports activities Automotive Membership’s Mk1 championship at Snetterton to realize 23 locations and transfer to seventeenth.
That’s one spot increased than BRSCC MX-5 Supercup (which options the newer Mk3 mannequin) ace Sam Smith, who additionally took two wins in Norfolk to take his 2021 tally to seven.
Nonetheless, contact with rival Jack Harding within the opener resulted in a 10-place grid penalty for the second contest and Smith stormed via to complete runner-up and subsequently simply miss out on a hat-trick of triumphs.
Up on the high of the rankings, Cam Jackson prolonged his important lead even additional by registering a seventeenth win of the season on the Silverstone Basic when he was victorious within the second System Junior race in his Brabham BT2.
Meaning he now enjoys an eight-win lead over the chasing pack as we strategy the mid-point of the 12 months.
Additionally on the rise was Alfa Romeo ace Barry McMahon. He has been dominant within the 750MC’s one-make Alfa sequence this 12 months however added a category triumph within the Britcar Trophy at Manufacturers Hatch final weekend – an occasion overshadowed by the death of marshal Rob Foote – to maneuver up from tenth to fourth.
Elsewhere, there was an entire host of different drivers to maneuver up the leaderboard this week, together with final 12 months’s table-topper Gary Prebble.
He took a win in his Honda Civic within the Pre-93 and Pre-03 Touring Automotive race at Manufacturers to maneuver into thirteenth spot, one place increased than John Davison – a Pre-63 GT class winner in a Lotus Elite on the Basic.
Finishing the movers inside the highest 25 have been two extra drivers to take pleasure in glory on the Basic: Andy Smith (Historic System 2) and Marcus Jewell (Historic Touring Automotive class victor).
Autosport’s most profitable nationwide racers to this point in 2021
|Pos||Driver (Automotive)||Total wins||Class wins||Complete|
|1||Cam Jackson (Winkelmann WDF2/Brabham BT2)||17||0||17|
|2||Alistair Camp (Honda Civic EP3)||9||0||9|
|3||Nic Grindrod (Citroen C1)||9||0||9|
|4||Barry McMahon (Alfa Romeo 156/Alfa Romeo Giulietta)||8||1||9|
|5||Dave Griffin (BMW M3 E36)||4||5||9|
|6||Ben Brief (Mazda MX-5 Mk1)||8||0||8|
|7||Richard Neary (Mercedes-AMG GT3)||8||0||8|
|8||Sam Neary (Mercedes-AMG GT3)||8||0||8|
|9||Scott Parkin (Volkswagen Golf/Ford Focus 2.0 TDCI Zetec S/Ford Ka)||8||0||8|
|10||Brad Sheehan (BMW E46 M3)||8||0||8|
|11||Ollie Neaves (MGB GTV8)||8||0||8|
|12||Rod Birley (Ford Escort Cosworth WRC)||8||0||8|
|13||Jon Woolfitt (Spire GTR)||7||1||8|
|14||Gary Prebble (Honda Civic EG/SEAT Leon Cupra 20v T)||5||3||8|
|15||John Davison (Lotus Elan S1/Lotus Elan 26R/Lotus Elite)||2||6||8|
|16||Michael Winkworth (Mini Se7en S)||0||8||8|
|17||Jack Brewer (Mazda MX-5 Mk1)||7||0||7|
|18||Sam Smith (Mazda MX-5 Mk3/Mazda MX-5 Mk1)||7||0||7|
|19||Oliver White (Medina Sport JL17K)||7||0||7|
|20||Andy Smith (March 783/March 742)||7||0||7|
|21||Sam Kirkpatrick (MG ZR 190)||7||0||7|
|22||James Little (Ferrari F355 Problem/Ferrari 458 Problem)||7||0||7|
|23||Stefano Leaney (Dallara F317)||7||0||7|
|24||Marcus Jewell (Lotus Cortina/Ford Capri)||1||6||7|
|25||Marc Warren (Ginetta G40 Cup)||0||7||7|
|26||Calum Lockie (March 717/Shelby Daytona Cobra/Jaguar E-type/Delahaye 135MS/Ford Falcon)||6||0||6|
|27||Harry Senior (Caterham 7 SigMax)||6||0||6|
|28||Josh Steed (Ginetta G40 GT5)||6||0||6|
|29||Steven Dailly (BMW E36 Compact 318Ti)||6||0||6|
|30||Dan Gore (Jedi Mk6)||6||0||6|
|31||Lewis Thompson (Caterham 310R)||6||0||6|
|32||Steve McDermid (MG ZR 170)||6||0||6|
|33||Pete Sparrow (Citroen 2CV)||6||0||6|
|34||Dave Cockell (Ford Escort Cosworth)||6||0||6|
|35||Ron Cumming (Nemesis Equipment Automotive)||6||0||6|
|36||Matt Bell (Radical SR3)||6||0||6|
|37||Theo Edgerton (Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport)||6||0||6|
|38||Jim Larkham (Radical PR06)||6||0||6|
|39||Edd Giddings (BMW Z4)||4||2||6|
|40||James Harridge (Maverick Vee)||3||3||6|
|41||Matt Holben (TVR Tuscan)||3||3||6|
|42||Ben Stiles (Van Diemen RF82)||0||6||6|
|43||James Keepin (MG ZR 160)||0||6||6|
|44||Simon Orange (Ginetta G55)||0||6||6|
|45||Simon Clark (Porsche Cayman S)||5||0||5|
|46||Miles Rudman (Legends 34 Ford Coupe)||5||0||5|
|47||Adam Shepherd (Honda Civic Kind R)||5||0||5|
|48||Callum Voisin (Ginetta G40 Junior)||5||0||5|
|49||Jamie Boot (TVR Griffith)||5||0||5|
|50||Benn Simms (Reynard SF77/Chevron B17)||5||0||5|
All automotive races in UK and Eire are included besides qualification/repechage, comfort and handicap races. No races in different nations.
Class wins are solely counted when there are not less than six starters within the class. Solely courses divided by automotive traits are included. Lessons divided by driver traits resembling capacity, skilled standing, age, expertise (for instance rookie or Professional-Am courses) usually are not included.
The place there’s a tie, total wins take priority. The place there’s nonetheless a tie, common grid measurement for a driver’s wins determines the order.