FF1600 National ChampionshipTeams And Drivers
The BRSCC Avon Tyres FF1600 National Championship is an attractive prospect for any young driver looking to learn more about race craft and to work with some very experienced teams and individuals.
Each team has a wealth of experience, giving drivers the opportunity to learn more about racing, car set up and engineering.
There are also plenty of former drivers working with the teams bringing their valuable experience and showing just what a great paddock the FF1600 is.
This season we have another good line up and is living up to its pre-season promise of being the closest championship in years
Likely contenders will be Ross Martin, who competes in last year's championship winning Van Diemen RF99 with Team Dolan. Former Formula Ford racer, Jamie Sharp, is one of Martin's teammates and rivals.
Spike Kohlbecker is a young American driver who arrives on the back of a successful New Zealand Formula Ford campaign. He is part of a impressive Cliff Dempsey squad which also includes James Clarke and Jonathan Browne are also likely to be in the hunt for race wins and championship success.
Kevin Mills Racing is another experienced Formula Ford team. Look out for the hard-charging Neil MacLennan and his fellow Scot, Michael Macpherson, making his championship debut.
Interestingly their teammate is rookie racer Brendon Leigh, who is a gamer and the first Formula 1 Esports Series World Champion and current Professional Esports driver for Mercedes F1 esports team. Leigh will be gaining valuable track and close racing experience, but may not do a whole season.
Oldfield Racing have American racer, Aaron Jeansonne competing in the championship, along with young rookie, Scott Huntley who makes the natural progression from Karting to Formula Fords.
Other championship rookies are Nicole Woods and Morgan Quinn who are with B-M Racing and Team Dolan respectively
Woods' teammate is the very quick Rory Smith, who is one of the best over takers in the field and another driver to keep an eye on for the championship.
Jamie Thorburn joined the fray in the summer ,as he is currently focusing on university. He has spiced up the mid-pack and could be a podium contender.
Some drivers will only be doing a selection of the rounds of the Championship and are competing for Club Class honours including Max Marzorati, Adam Quartermaine, John Svensson, Pascal Monbaron, Nigel Dolan, Henry Chart andSam Street