Cross Channel Challenge: Update and video interview with Luke Wright

Luke Wright (Scuderia Vittoria) Photo: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Scuderia Vittoria’s Luke Wright had another successful day at Silverstone today. The young British driver took pole position for race one of the Cross Channel Challenge by six tenths of a second from Niels Langeveld (Certainty Racing Team) and Marcel Dekker (Dekker Racing).

Wright sealed a good day by taking victory in race one by over four seconds from Sebastiaan Bleekemolen (Team Bleekemolen).

Before Luke to the track for race one today, we caught up with him to ask him how his season has gone this far.

About AirAsia Clio Cup

Each season drivers come from around the United Kingdom and internationally to compete in the thrilling wheel-to-wheel racing that the Renault Clio Cup demands. The Championship continues to be the UK’s premier one-make saloon-car championship. Using race cars based on the road-going Clio Renault Sport 200, the Championship continues to be a breeding ground for future Touring Car drivers. As a prominent support race on the British Touring Car Championship platform and benefiting from live, comprehensive and new for 2011, HD TV coverage on the ITV sport network, it remains the most direct link to the BTCC. Almost one third of the current BTCC grid graduated from the ranks of Renault Clio Cup UK
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