Caythorpe's Shaun Balfe drives Lotus Cortins to podium finish on historic seasonal debut
After taking second place with his Lotus Cortina in the U2TC Pre-66 under two-litre Touring Car race at Donington Park, Caythorpe's Shaun Balfe was set to make a another podium visit with his Lotus Cortina in the Coys Trophy – until the differential broke.
The Donington Park Historic Festival was Balfe’s first outing this season with the Lotus Cortina and he managed to qualify fourth quickest for the U2TC Pre-66 Touring Car Race
“It was OK but the session was red flagged after 10 minutes when there were still dry patches on the track. When we restarted it had rained and so the best laps had been at the beginning of the session,” he explained.
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