BRENTWOOD, UK - Dan Cammish capped another weekend of Dunlop MSA Formula Ford domination with another hat-trick clincher at Thruxton. It was not only his third Thruxton victory but also his ninth consecutive win of the season, and his impressive progress from pole position to chequered flag was accompanied by another new circuit lap record.
Cammish motored away from his rivals from the outset, leading by a second-and-a-half after the opening lap and by 7s at two-thirds distance. He throttled back towards the end to save stress to his JTR Mygale, but nonetheless was 10 seconds clear at the chequered flag.
The was only one moment when the Leeds 24-year-old’s progress to victory looked in doubt, and it came mid-race: “I almost fell off at the chicane,” said Dan. “I got a little sideways and hit the kerb on the way in. That woke me up a bit!”
Of his ninth win he added: “What can I say? My car is good, there’s no doubt about it, and that helps me. I have the experience and the skills to get away at the start, and control the races from there. The other guys are getting a little closer but at the moment they are still a bit of a way off. They will keep going and they will have the chance for some more testing between now and the next races. I’d like some competition - that’s what I came back for. I didn’t come back just to drive around in circles. That said, a win is a win and I am here for the championship.”
The Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain teams have the luxury of a month to regroup before the next rounds, at Oulton Park in Cheshire.
Provisional championship standings
Overall: 1 Cammish 276 points; 2 Scott 189; 3 Maranzana 180; 4 Rosso 152; 5 George Blundell 136; 6 Luke Williams 122 etc
Scholarship: 1 Scott 154; 2 Maranzana 150; 3 Brabham 71 etc