Jamie ends her trip to the Hill on a high!

Jamie Chadwick (photo by Marc Waller)After a disappointing Snetterton, Jamie headed for Scotland with renewed optimisim that she could get the good results her pace deserves. She once again showed that pace in Friday when she was fastest by two tenths of a second.

First practice on Saturday saw her sixth but the entire top 13 cars were separated by less than a second so a tiny speed increase could put her back on top of the times. For part of qualifying she did just that and lead the times. The session was held on a drying track and as the track dried the times got quicker. By the time the flag fell, Jamie was sixth, not where she’d hoped.

The first race was last thing on Saturday and Jamie knew if she made a good start she could be in the running for a podium at least and as the lights went out she made a great start.

Unfortunately for Jamie, one of he rivals in front lost control and Jamie had to swerve to avoid him. This sent her off the track and into the gravel.

The second race of the weekend has it’s grid from the second best times in qualifying. This was fortunate for Jamie as if it was decided on finishing positions, she’d be last! As it was she lined Jamie Chadwick (photo by Marc Waller)Jamie Chadwick (photo by Marc Waller)up an excellent fourth. She got a great start and on the first lap moved into third ahead of Jack Mitchell and just behind the battling James Kellet and Lando Norris. Initially she was challenged by both Mitchell and Senna Proctor but Proctor spun down the order leaving Mitchell in fourth. Meanwhile Lando and Kellet were battling for the lead and Jamie tried her best to find a way through, they made a few mistakes but there wasn’t enough space for Jamie to get through and she remained third. The three of them pulled away from the rest of the pack. Jamie continued to hang on in third but couldn’t find a way past. She crossed the line in third, a much needed and well deserved Podium.

“What a great way to end the weekend” commented Jamie after the race.

Jamie now moves onto Rockingham next weekend. She’ll be pushing hard to get her first win in the championship and will be hoping that her bad luck really is behind her. By Marc Waller

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