Nick White from Melksham Wiltshire will be joining the Clio Cup Race Series grid for 2017. Nick will be entering as an independent entry running his own team. This will be his first full championship campaign after a successful karting career as a teenager, and in 2016 making his mark in car racing with regular podium finishes in the Trackday Trophy. Nick also made a strong debut appearance in the Clio Cup Road Series for the final race meeting at Silverstone last year, finishing on the podium in both races. Now moving up into the full Race spec Clio Cup, Nick is looking to continue his success from 2016.
“I am really excited about 2017 and can’t wait to get out in the car. It will be a steep learning curve, both in terms of the new car and circuits which I have not raced at before, but I am looking forward to the challenge. I have been busy preparing over the winter and have some great sponsors on-board who have made it possible for me to be on the grid for 2017”.
Nick who has been a huge motorsports fan and started racing Karts at the age of 9 at local clubs and continued up the karting ranks to the age of 19. In this time, he achieved regular podium finishes and won local club championships. He also competed at a national level driving for a Kart manufacturer in Super one and the Kimbolton Festival.
It all starts on March 25th! Here are the all-important dates:
Round 1 & 2
Silverstone Circuit – 25th & 26th March 2017
Round 3 & 4
Croft Circuit – 29th & 30th April 2017
Rounds 5 & 6
Rockingham Motor Speedsway – 1st & 2nd July 2017
Rounds 7 & 8
Donington Park National – 22nd & 23rd July 2017
Rounds 9 & 10
Anglesey Circuit – 9th & 10th September 2017
Rounds 11 & 12
Brands Hatch – 23rd & 24th September 2017
Rounds 13 & 14
Silverstone International – 7th & 8th October 2017
We’re excited to see what 2017 brings to Nick White and wish him the best of luck!
You can follow Nick’s success through his Facebook page.