Power Maxed Racing


Jessica Hawkins will certainly make a return to British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) activity at the following round of activity at Snetterton in June as Andy Neate takes a brief sabbatical from his drive with Racing with Wera & Photon Group.

Neate will certainly tip away as a result of individual factors after his significant event including his Ford Focus ST, Jade Edwards (BTC Racing) and also Glynn Geddie (Team HARD. Racing) which created conflict as a result of his duty in procedures however it will certainly not be an irreversible action away as he has actually pledged to find back more powerful at Brands Hatch in June.

“Following on from what can only be described as a bitterly disappointing season opener at Thruxton, and more pertinently the aftermath that has followed; I have personally taken the decision to take a short sabbatical from the BTCC at Snetterton. However, in avoidance of any doubt, I will be returning behind the wheel of the Motorbase Ford Focus at Brands in June. I will take this time to regroup and remind myself of my confidence and the extremely competitive pre-season testing we have demonstrated; I’m really looking forward to Brands Hatch,” he stated on the choice.

“I could not personally think of anyone more qualified, talented nor deserving of a chance than Jess Hawkins. I’ve always been a huge fan of Jess; it gave me so much joy to call her up and ask her to take my seat for Snetterton. Jess is a fantastic British talent and I know she has full-time BTCC aspirations too. I hope this opportunity I can give her will be the platform for her to secure a spot on the grid in the not-so-distant future.”

While for Hawkins, that has actually likewise contended in the W Series, it is a return after turning into one of 2 women motorists to take a visitor drive with Power Maxed Racing last period with ambitions of signing up with Jade Edwards on the grid likely in the center of her mind.

“Having known Andy and his family for a good few years, I received a call from him last week asking if I was available on the weekend of the next round of the BTCC. I did not expect his response to be ‘I would quite like to sit Snetterton out, and I’d really like to put you in the car,” she stated.

Obviously, he didn’t need to ask twice! Shocked and speechless at the time, I am humbled to be on the receiving end of Andy’s generosity – I’ll do my best to make the Neates and the team at Motorbase proud. I’m extremely excited to be making a return to the BTCC at Snetterton after my debut there in 2020.”

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