Here at Mini Sport we are always interested to hear our younger generation joining the Mini clan. We recently heard from Ross in the Isle of Man who started racing Minis when he was 10 (he is only 11 now).
Here is Ross’s story;
Name: Ross Tunney
Championship: Manx ministox 10 to 16 year olds
Roof Colour: White( beginer)
History: Up to Mon 26th July done 6 meetings in his own car( 12 meetings gone so far in the championship), Hired one last year for his birhday and did one meeting.
26th July.Won the whites and yellows race (1st ever win) 2nd in 1st race(all colours), 1st in 2nd race, 2nd in 3rd race, Won the overall on the night
29th July. Won the whites and yellows again, got fired into fence on 1st all colours race, finished 4th, won the next race, got punted off again and finished 5th, finished joint 3rd on the night.
31st July. Won whites and yellows, got fired into infield again on next race, won the next one, while in the lead on last race, clipped a tractor tyre and damaged steering so pulled in, but still had a good night!!!!