Upwell star Jake Giddings impresses in rain-hit race at Brands Hatch

13:00 04 November 2012

Jake Giddings in action at Brands Hatch. Picture: GRAHAM HOLBON PHOTOGRAPHY

Jake Giddings in action at Brands Hatch. Picture: GRAHAM HOLBON PHOTOGRAPHY

MOTORSPORT ace Jake Giddings has vowed to return even stronger next year after he produced the race of his life at the Air Asia Clio Cup Championship.

The 17-year-old, from Upwell, finished eighth in the first race at Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit - but it was in the rain-sodden second contest where he showed off his skills.

Giddings found himself second-last in the 24-car field after a disastrous start but an audacious display of driving on the slippery surface saw him battle back to finish 10th.

“Hopefully I can return next season and be a championship contender,” said Giddings. “I am already looking forward to it!”

Giddings thanked his team, Finesse Motor Sport, and all of his sponsors.

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