Look ahead to the Walter Hayes Trophy, no sleep ’til Silverstone….

The team here at FinishLineSports.net are looking forward to covering the action at Silverstone this weekend for the Walter Hayes Trophy.

The event now in its sixteenth year is the premier Formula Ford event and has previously attracted many well known names including Joey Foster, Danny Watts and Freddie Hunt.

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Freddie Hunt                                    Photo ©Andy Fitzpatrick

The current Trophy holder is Britain’s Graham Caroll who competes again this weekend. He will be joined by returning 2nd and 3rd place 2015 drivers Oliver White and Scott Andrews. With a large field of entrants it promises to be a weekend of gripping racing.

 

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The event is named after Walter Hayes CBE  who had an illustrious career with Ford, highlights including signing Jackie Stewart in 1965, involvement with the development of the Cosworth DFV and being instrumental in pushing Ford further towards racing. He eventually went on to become vice-chairman of Ford Europe.

Allison Remzi                   Header photo ©Andy Fitzpatrick