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Gr-eight W Series debut for Pulling

Talented Gosberton racer Abbi Pulling impressed on her competitive W Series debut at Silverstone over the weekend. The South Holland teenager, who is a former British karting champion and a current competitor in the British Formula 4 championship, was part of the PUMA team for the W Series races alongside Formula 1 at the British Grand Prix weekend. The W ...

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Gosberton ace Abbi to make her W Series debut at Silverstone

Abbi Pulling will make her competitive W Series debut at the third round of the 2021 season at Silverstone on Saturday. The 18-year-old Gosberton racer will compete for the PUMA team alongside Spain’s Marta Garcia when W Series races alongside Formula 1 at the British Grand Prix weekend. Pulling will line up on the same grid as her mentor and ...

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Weston Hills racer Hoggard secures his first FIA Formula 3 point at Red Bull Ring

Johnathan Hoggard secured his first points finish in the FIA Formula 3 Championship at the weekend on his first-ever visit to Austria’s Red Bull Ring and just his second meeting in the series this year. Things started promisingly for the Weston Hills-based youngster as he finished Friday’s free practice session 14th quickest of the 30 entrants, as he continued to ...

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Memorable Brands Hatch double podium for teenage Gosberton ace Abbi

Abbi Pulling produced a pair of memorable drives to clinch two podium finishes in the F4 British Championship at Brands Hatch over the weekend. After setting the fastest time in free practice, the Gosberton-based JHR Developments racer was just 0.256secs and 0.222secs off pole in qualifying for races two and three respectively, but found herself down in 11th and ninth ...

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Hoggard shows his explosive pace on tough F3 debut at Paul Ricard

Weston Hills racer Johnathan Hoggard made his debut appearances in the FIA Formula 3 Championship at the weekend after joining Jenzer Motorsport at late notice, replacing Pierre-Louis Chovet for the races at Paul Ricard in France. Having completed just a handful of test days in the car at the end of last season, the 20-year-old Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award ...

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Hoggard all set for Paul Ricard race after landing F3 seat with Jenzer

Weston Hills ace Johnathan Hoggard is set to race in the remainder of the FIA Formula 3 Championship season after confirming a deal with Jenzer Motorsport. The Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award winner was runner-up in the 2019 BRDC British F3 Championship, and joins that year’s champion Clement Novalak and last year’s winner Kaylen Frederick as a British F3 alumni ...

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Gosberton star Abbi bags two top six finishes at Snetterton

Abbi Pulling was in a philosophical mood after picking up finishes of fifth, sixth and ninth at Snetterton over the weekend. The Gosberton racer impressed once again at the second round of the F4 British Championship season, but was once more left feeling she could have bagged more points. After qualifying eighth in her JHR Developments car, she managed a ...

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Abbi aiming to impress at Snetterton as F4 British Championship returns

Gosberton speedster Abbi Pulling will be eyeing up the podium places as the F4 British Championship heads to Snetterton this weekend. After a mixed opening round at Thruxton – which saw a fifth place in the second of the three races be her best result – Pulling heads to Norfolk in 13th place in the driver standings. Having outlined her ...

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Fantastic fifth shows Abbi has the pace to challenge

A fantastic fifth place in race two of three was the highlight of the opening weekend of Abbi Pulling’s British F4 season opener at Thruxton over the weekend. However, the Gosberton race ace’s strong finish was sandwiched between a pair of 12th places in races one and three – meaning she was 13th overall after the first meeting of the ...

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Ace Abbi is eyeing up a British F4 title tilt

Abbi Pulling says she will return to the F4 British Championship as a completely different driver as the JHR Developments racer looks to put together a title bid. The 18-year-old Gosberton racer will once again join forces with Steven Hunter’s outfit and W Series star Alice Powell to contest another action-packed, 30-race schedule across the UK’s most iconic and challenging ...

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Pacey Pulling in the mix at F4 testing after blistering showing at Knockhill

Abbi Pulling once again displayed some impressive pre-season pace at the latest round of F4 British Championship testing. The Gosberton speedster was at Knockhill Racing Circuit in Scotland last week for two days of testing – and her best effort was the second-fastest clocked. In total, South Holland talent Pulling racked up just short of 300 laps north of the ...

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Pulling eyes Formula 4 title

Gosberton’s Abbi Pulling is targeting a title tilt after confirming that she’ll be racing in British Formula Four again for the 2021 season. The 17-year-old is set for a second season with the JHR Developments team after impressing last year winning the JTR Rookie of the Year award for a sixth placed finish in the championship following several podiums. Now ...

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More recognition for Gosberton’s Pulling

Teen race ace Abbi Pulling is in line to land another award. The 17-year-old from Gosberton has been listed as a nominee in the British Women Racing Drivers’ Club’s (BWRDC) Gold Star Awards. She’s been nominated in the Junior Gold Star category. A spokesman for the BWRDC said: “Abbi Pulling stepped up to the British F4 Championship for 2020 and ...

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Hoggard can’t wait to get back on track

In the space of a few weeks Johnathan Hoggard has gone from the excitement of driving a Formula One car to the frustration of not being able to even go to the gym. But the Weston Hills race ace is hoping to announce his plans for the 2021 race season soon. Hoggard ended last season with his first F1 test ...

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Podium finish to the season is three years in the making for Spalding’s Molsom

Andy Molsom is looking forward to next season after finishing 2020 by achieving something he’s been working towards for three years. The Caterham Graduates Racing Club held its finale at Silverstone recently and it saw the racer earn his first podium in the Sigmax class. After a productive testing session in a bid to improve understeer issues, qualifying on Saturday ...

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Podium and prestigious JTR Award for Gosberton’s Abbi at Brands Hatch finale

Race ace Abbi Pulling completed her first season in the F4 British Championship with a podium at Brands Hatch as she clinched sixth place overall – and a coveted award to boot. The Gosberton teenager placed fourth, seventh and third in the three races at the final round of the series, but the best was still to come as she ...

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South Holland speedster Smalley forced to settle for second spot at Cadwell Park

West Pinchbeck racer Ben Smalley was once again in the thick of the action at the latest round of the British Superlite Championship at Cadwell Park. The young South Holland speedster enjoyed a victory and a second place in the first two races, but his chances of overall glory were ended by a collision in the meeting’s finale. Smalley’s first ...

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Great experience for ever-improving ace Abbi as she completes Formula Renault Eurocup weekend at Imola

Abbi Pulling reached another career landmark as she competed in the Formula Renault Eurocup races at the Emilia Romagna Imola Grand Prix over the weekend. Gosberton teenager Pulling, who has been impressing on the British F4 scene with JHR Developments this season, enjoyed her first-ever outing in a F3 specification car at the San Marino-based track over the weekend. She ...

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All non-elite motorsport is suspended by governing body as second lockdown looms

Motorsport UK has confirmed the suspension of non-elite motorsport in England until early December. A statement from its official press department said: “Motorsport UK has consulted on the implications for motorsport in England with the Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in respect of the plan to enter a four-week national lockdown on Thursday 5th November. “The governing ...

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Ace Abbi is all set for Imola drive as she steps up to compete in Formula Renault Eurocup

Gosberton’s British Formula 4 talent Abbi Pulling will step up to the Formula Renault Eurocup with FA Racing when she makes her international driving debut at this weekend’s Formula 1-supporting round at Imola. The former Ginetta Junior and GT5 Challenge racer, who spent most of her karting career in Britain’s TKM kart scene and won back-to-back national junior titles before ...

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