Bensley's sights set on top spot

The Great and British Festival makes its annual visit to Snetterton this weekend with Ryan Bensley determined to make a challenge for race wins. The King's Lynn racer has been working hard fitting upgrades to his Vauxhall Astra VXR, which he races in the Dunlop Sports Maxx series, in an effort to take on triple race winner Adrian Churchill.

The Great and British Festival makes its annual visit to Snetterton this weekend with Ryan Bensley determined to make a challenge for race wins.

The King's Lynn racer has been working hard fitting upgrades to his Vauxhall Astra VXR, which he races in the Dunlop Sports Maxx series, in an effort to take on triple race winner Adrian Churchill.

More engine power will be provide by Courtney of North Walsham while a limited slip differential and suspension modifications should improve traction and cornering as the local racer aims for victory.

Mini fans of all types will be spoilt with seven races for the traditional and new style icon.


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Max Hunter is sure to be at the forefront of the Mini 7 races taking on Round One winner Andrew Deviny while Paul Spark and Gareth Hunt will not be far behind.

Ely's Sarah Munns stood on the lower step of the podium in the opening Mini Miglia race and will be looking to get the better of rivals Paul Thompson and Kane Astin and take victory on her home circuit.

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Luke Caudle started his season off with two victories in the John Cooper Works BMW Mini events while Chris Panayiotouo won the third race and the pair are sure to be squabbling again this weekend.

Meanwhile Lee Allen has dominated the S Class while Kevin O'Conner and novice racer Sam Osborne have both won in the Club section. It will be interesting to see if anyone can challenge Cambridge's Jonathan Wright in the Radical Club Cup as the East Anglian racer has dominated the series for the past two seasons.

Three races for the BMW CSL Cup and the Autosport Young Guns series, completes the 21 race programme which starts at 1.25pm on Saturday and 9.30am on Sunday.

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