After a tough weekend competing in the Renault Clio Cup, Max Coates experiences highs and lows.
During the second race Coates experienced damage to the PLAsgran sponsored Clio from contact resulting in a pit lane repair, unfortunately, this meant the car was deemed unsafe for the track resulting in an unfinished race. After the accident in race two Coates championship standings position drop to 5th.
Coates said: “Thruxton is a fast track and one I enjoy racing at, I had my first podium here in Ginetta Junior’s in 2011 and despite not having the best results here last year we had good race pace after a poor qualifying.”
You can catch the next instalment of the championship at Oulton Park in Cheshire on the 20 and 21 May. Many drivers enjoy this track with the added bonus of a fanatic crowd. Watch live how Coates performs in the UK Clio Cup race at ITV4 at 13:25* on Sunday 21st May.