• Martin Palmowski

2022 Alisha's Ginetta Junior Championship Debut & Rookie Podium: Weekend 1 Donington Park

Monday 25th April 2022:

Alisha took part in her first Ginetta Junior Champion race weekend @ Donington Park for Round 1 of the 2022 season on 23rd & 24th April.


Lot’s of firsts this weekend gone for Alisha:

✅First Ginetta Junior race weekend complete! ✅First qualifying ✅First race ✅First podium ✅First DNF ✅First autographs 😂


Saturday 23rd April:

RACE 1: A tough start in race 1 where Alisha got nurfed around and dropped to the back of the grid and off the back of the field before a fight back from 25th to 21st.


RACE 2: This was a much better result with Alisha climbing through the field from 17th to 8th and with it 3rd place Rookie and a podium.…..!!!!! 🏆🥉


Sunday 24th April:

RACE 3: Alisha was having a good battle amongst a group of cars but unfortunately got tagged going into turn one, resulting in her race coming to an end in the gravel trap. However, it was absolutely amazing for her to have the ITV4 camera onboard - awesome opportunity, experience and coverage! 🎥 For anyone who missed the live race on Sunday this can be viewed here: https://www.itv.com/btcc/articles/btcc-2022-donington-park-race-action (Scroll down to 'Ginetta Junior round 3' and click the play button)

There were huge high’s and low’s during the weekend but overall there are many positives for Alisha to take away, great for her to finally be out there racing.

A huge thank you goes out to the team, Preptech UK, Oilver Barnard and James Gornall for the incredibly hard work, support and guidance! Also to Alisha’s sponsors and supporters who help to make this possible.


Alisha was able to contribute to some Ginetta Junior Scholarship Winner stats and history this weekend:


Onto Brands Hatch in 3 weeks time for Rounds 4-6 (14th & 15th May).


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