Wisbech racer Giddings finishes seventh at Silverstone in Avon Tyres British GT Championship

Jake Giddings in action at Silverstone.

Jake Giddings in action at Silverstone. - Credit: Archant

Wisbech racer Jake Giddings battled to seventh in the fourth round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at a wet Silverstone at the weekend.

The 20 year-old Aston Martin Evolution Academy racer and his team mate Kieran Griffin remain in the top six of the GT4 Class standings.

Giddings said: “It was a good race overall. I really enjoyed the first stint in the wet, we had a good pit stop strategy and jumped a few cars so that was great and it pulled us into contention for a good result.

“Kieran did a good job out there but after the last stop, I’m not sure what happened.

“We came out in eighth and just struggled for pace at the end. I think it was a lack of grip at the front end, I couldn’t hold the car through Maggots and Becketts as well as I’d been able to before.

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“Seventh is still a good solid finish, though, and it was nice to have led the race for a while too.”

Next on the Avon Tyres British GT Championship calendar is the annual visit to Spa-Francorchamps on July 11.

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