THM Racing is delighted announce the signing of one of Britain’s most talented young drivers for the 2014 prestigious Volkswagen Racing Cup Season. The appointment clearly underpins THM Racings aims on making a big impact on the 2014 Championship.
Matt Hamilton the former talented BTCC rookie with 18 rounds under his belt and winner of the HiQ Champagne Moment in 2010 has been busy testing behind the scenes with the THMR outfit.
Since stepping into a Kart in 1997, at the tender age of 7 years, his success has been nothing short of outstanding. With a tenacious appetite for racing Matt’s talent and results speak for themselves. Amongst an impressive resume former BMW Scholarship winner, BMW world final top English rookie and Formula BMW Frank Williams Sportsman Trophy Winner Matt’s results are impressive.
In more recent outing, Matt wrapped up the 2012 BritCar series at Brands Hatch with a race win, fastest lap and pole position. Matt has worked closely with the Technical Director Trever Humphrey over the last 36 months, driving the TH Motorsport prepared Honda Civic during the 2009-2011 BTCC campaigns, further indicating the teams belief in Matt’s abilities.
The signing of the talented youngster cements THM Racings development over the last 18 months and marks its commitment to competing at the highest level the 2014 Volkswagen Racing Cup Championship.“
Matt Hamilton - "I'm really excited to be back behind the wheel, it’s been fantastic to see how the team has developed over the last 18 months, and now it’s finally my time to get to work on the track. I am incredibly grateful for the faith that Trevor has shown in me ever since our efforts in the BTCC, and to Steve and the rest of the THM Racing team for giving me this opportunity to race in the Championship this season. The championship is looking to be a great one from the outset, and one that will be highly competitive. There is certainly nothing better than racing in a competitive field and it brings out the best in any driver.
There are some drivers I rate highly in the series, not to mention a couple of past champions in the field. We will certainly have to hit the ground running in order to mount a serious challenge for the title and I’m looking forward to the task, repaying the faith the team have shown in me over the years with some solid results throughout the year. There is no question the championship will be fantastic for the fans, the teams and drivers, I’m really looking forward to the whole season!”
Steve Parkinson, Racing Director said, “it is great news to announce Matt for THM Racing. There was absolutely no doubt to who we wanted to drive for us, the whole team is really excited now we have been able to announce this news. Matt’s driving and technical ability is outstanding and his determination in testing so far has been fantastic”.
Trevor Humphrey, Technical Director said, “Having worked with Matt for a number of years, I know how fast he is. Seeing him grow and continually develop as a driver has been great to watch and I’m so pleased we have him on board. We are looking forward to our upcoming test programme and the start of the season at Oulton Park in April”.
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