Porsche Centre Wilmslow travelled to Donington over the Easter weekend to take on the first Porsche Classic Restoracing Championship race of the 2019 season.
Parts Manager Alistair Nelson got behind the wheel of our Richard Atwood liveried Boxster 986 taking sixth position in qualifying and fourth in the first race. After starting from sixth position in the second race, Alistair had a fantastic drive, taking third place for a podium finish. Albert Walsh, chairman of motorsport for Porsche Club GB, presented Alistair with his trophy.
The second race of the season was at Brands Hatch on the first weekend of May and was Porsche-trained Technician Sam Beckett’s turn take to the wheel for the first time. Unfortunately, the weather was against us which made for some slippery racing out on the track, but Sam did us all proud - especially with it being his first race in our 986.
We ended the weekend on a positive note when Alistair presented a wonderful Restoracing cake - from one driver to another - to congratulate Sam on completing his first race weekend.
We are all looking forward to the next race which is at Brands Hatch on 7 July.
Track photos courtesy of Dan Bathie.
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