Tony Gilham
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HARD. Sign Mini Champion

HARD. Sign Mini Champion

Oct 12, 2012
Team HARD. are proud to announce the signing of the newly crowned Mini Challenge Club Class & overall Champion, Henry Gilbert. 16 year old Gilbert who made guest appearances for the team in the VW Racing Cup during the 012 season, will become the team’s first work’s driver.

Mini Club Class star, Gilbert wrapped up the overall championship crown by 47 points with two wins at the final event at Donington last weekend. Team HARD. owner Tony Gilham said, “It has been a pleasure working with Henry during the few rounds that he was with us in the Volkswagen Racing Cup where he performed admirably. We feel that he is more than capable of doing well in the championship next season, for his age he has shown great maturity and his ability to give feed back to the team made it an obvious move for him as he looks to progress as a racing driver in motorsport”.

Gilham went on to say “He also fits very well into what we are trying to build as a race team, which is to have a batch of new young talented drivers who are looking to progress and a group of experienced drivers who can help bring them on. We are very excited to be working with Henry and confident that he is a star in the making”.

Henry Gilbert said on signing for the pink and green HARD. Team:
“its Great to be a part of Team HARD for 2013. After having a great year this year in the MINI Challenge winning the championship with Excelr8, i feel it is time to step up to the next level, Tony has Given me this opportunity to race in the VW CUP for 2013 which is Amazing. It is great to be part of a team with such big ambition and i feel there is a lot more opportunities in the future with them. They are a great Team both professional and sociable and i cant wait to be part of it.”

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