Isle of Wight teenager becomes 2019 Junior Special National Autograss Champion

14-year-old Reece from Totland beat 75 other drivers to become the 2019 Junior Special National Champion.

Reece Wetherick racing

Congratulations to 14-year-old Reece Wetherick, from Totland, who at the weekend beat 75 other drivers to become the 2019 Junior Special National Champion.

The event took place at Bearley Raceway, near Yeovil, Somerset. Two heat wins and a fourth took him into the quarter finals where a second in that race, and again in the semi-final, secured his place in the final eight. Reece led from the first bend in the eight lap race to take the top step on the podium.

Reece Wetherick

Autograss non-contact motorsport
is a non-contact motorsport, taking place on unsealed surface oval race tracks.

Junior specials are a limited class of 1200cc engines in an open wheeled frame, driven by twelve to sixteen year olds.

The National Autograss Championship is the premier event within the sport and is attended by the top drivers from across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Reece Wetherick racing in the championship

Other accolades
Reece is also currently leading his club championship and is third in the UK championships.

For more information see the National Autograss Website.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 7:41am

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