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Racing Driver Will Orton Heads to Brands Hatch as Championship Leader

After an impressive debut at Donington Park, young racing driver Will Orton is set to compete at the legendary Brands Hatch circuit on May 6th and 7th for the second weekend in the 2023 JCW Mini Challenge Cup. Supporting the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), the JCW Mini Challenge Cup is known for showcasing some of the UK's most promising racing talents.




Orton, who currently leads the championship, has gained significant attention from the press, sponsors, and other teams following his extraordinary performance in his first weekend. The 18-year-old prodigy made an instant impact, securing rookie podiums on his first two races and winning the third race after starting from pole. His achievements have placed him firmly in the spotlight as a rising star in the world of motorsport.


The upcoming race weekend at Brands Hatch, a renowned British racing circuit with a rich history of hosting prestigious racing events, and known for its amazing amphitheatre-esc views, is expected to be both exciting and daunting for Orton. The challenge for the young driver will be to maintain the momentum he built at Donington Park, showcasing his skills and proving that he can consistently perform at the highest level.


The Brands Hatch circuit, with its combination of fast corners, elevation changes, and technical sections, will test Orton's abilities and provide a thrilling spectacle for fans and fellow competitors alike. As the championship leader, the pressure is on Orton to deliver a strong performance and solidify his status as a force to be reckoned with in the JCW Mini Challenge Cup.


Orton's success so far has not only been a testament to his innate talent and dedication to the sport, but also the unwavering support of his family. His parents, Liz and Pete, who have been by his side throughout his 15-year racing journey, will undoubtedly be feeling the excitement and tension as their son takes on the legendary Brands Hatch circuit.


As the Orton family continues their search for potential sponsors to support Will's burgeoning racing career, the Brands Hatch weekend offers a perfect opportunity for interested parties to witness the young driver's talent and dedication first-hand. With the support of his family, team, and potential sponsors, Will Orton's future in motorsport looks increasingly promising.


Stay tuned for updates on Will Orton's performance at Brands Hatch, and follow his journey as he takes on the 2023 JCW Mini Challenge Cup with determination and skill.


To see Wills amazing race weekend summary at Donington on 22-23 April, view his video:




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