Race ace Luke keeps cool at Cadwell Park

Luke Herbert has climbed to second place in the MX5 Ma5da Supercup Championship after a successful weekend's racing at Cadwell Park in Lincolnshire.

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017, 9:00 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:16 am
Luke Herbert and rivals at Cadwell Park

Saturday’s races saw him battle fiercely with the other pack leaders to claim two second-place podium finishes and trophies.

Sunday’s final race resulted in a fourth-place finish and secured enough points for Herbert to push his way to second place in the championship.

There are to be major changes to the car before the next race.

“We’ve been dogged with engine problems since the beginning of the season so I’m thrilled with this weekend’s results,” said Herbert.

“Thanks as always go to my sponsors, SRC, Chichester Watersports, ACC Tyres and McEwan Wealth Management. I’m especially grateful for the help and support of my dad and my girlfriend who both made the long journey up to Cadwell Park with me.”

A new engine is being installed into the car in time for the next race at Silverstone on the weekend of May 27-28, where Herbert hopes to be on the top step of the podium.

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