Fantastic Frank Ends The Season In The Points

Monday, October 22, 2018

Lake District racing driver Frank Bird ended the season in style by scoring points in the final round of the 2018 Formula Renault Eurocup Championship in Barcelona this weekend.



The Tech 1 Racing Team driver from Penrith posted a battling tenth place finish in the opening race in the Paul Bird Motorsport, Be Wiser Insurance, Hager, Loco Energy Drink and Frank Bird Poultry-backed car after a race long battle which saw a lengthy safety car intervention.


Holding 12th going into the final lap, the 19-year-old Cumbrian had to take evasive action when two drivers immediately in front of him collided and only his fast reactions saved him from being involved as he hung on to add to the points scored earlier in the season.



Frank couldn’t manage to repeat the feat in the second and final race at the famous Spanish track butreflected on a tough but successful season in one of Europe’s most competitive single-seater classes.


Frank Bird: “It was a difficult final race of the season but was good to get another top ten finish in race one whereby the plan is always to score points. It’s been a tough year, but our pace has been much stronger than the results and it’s fair to say we needed a bit more luck at times. But we made a huge step forwards from last year and I’m pleased with my progress. I’d like to thank the team for all their hard work, our valuable sponsors, my dad and the rest of my family, my trainer Sam and management team Infinity. We will now weigh up our options and I’m looking forward to what’s coming up next.”


Images courtesy of DutchPhoto Agency

Trackback Link
Post has no trackbacks.

Recent Posts


Silkolene Thruxton Lee Holland Memorial Rally 2019 Ian Hutchinson Andrew Irwin Michael Laverty Ciceley Motorsport GT Team Yonny Hernandez Jerez Sepang Isle of Man TT Catalunya Stuart Easton James Ellison Spa-Francorchamps MotoGP Glenn Irwin Be Wiser Ducati V4R Assen Down’s Syndrome Association Knockhill Be Wiser Ducati Team Jimmy Storrar Snetterton Nicky Grist Stages Rally Wyedean Nurburgring circuit Bennetts British Superbike Malcolm Wilson Rally Rallynuts Stages Rally Woodpecker Rally Le Mans Grampian Forest Rally Ford Focus WRC07 Ducati Panigale R Cadwell Park Sachsenring Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series North West 200 Sol Rally Barbados BSB Brno Mugello ​Tech 1 Racing Team Manx National Rally Oulton Park Aragon John McGuinness Phillip Island Ford Focus WRC08 Indianapolis Grand Prix Misano PBMUK Donington Oulton Park, Martin Jessopp Paul Bird BTRDA Rally Series Hungaroring Brands Hatch Frank Bird Red Bull Ring in Austria Danny Buchan Motegi RST Superbike TT Donington Rally Damian Cudlin Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Valencia Somerset Stages Rally Shane Byrne Broc Parkes Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship Rallying Ford MSA Formula Coppermines Grizedale Stages Rally F4 British Championship Carlisle Stages Rally Creventic 2 Hour of Dubai Hospice at Home Tech 1 Racing Team Josh Brookes Trackrod Rally Alastair Seeley Macau GP Croft Circuit North West Stages Rally Autodromo Nazionale Monza Scott Redding Wyedean Forest Rally Cambrian Rally Sol Rally Barbados 2014 Ulster Grand Prix Red Bull Ring Qatar Silverstone









CA10 1NB

Copyright © 2019 pbmuk Limited.