‘Next-generation’ junior race series gets underway with Mintex stopping power
TMD Friction’s renowned Mintex braking brand is providing the stopping power to the British Racing and Sports Car Club (BRSCC) Fiesta Junior Championship, which got underway at Brands Hatch earlier in April.
The Fiesta Junior Championship is a new opportunity for junior drivers to compete on legendary UK motorsport venues in a one-make series with specification parts and technical regulations designed to promote closer racing.
The field is made up of Ford Fiesta Zetec S cars, with Mk7 models being added to the grid during 2022, with the specification being developed by British Touring Car Championship ace Josh Cook’s racing division Cooksport.
Josh Cook, touring car driver and director of performance car maintenance company Cooksport, said: “We are very happy to be working with Mintex on the next generation junior race series in the UK.
“Partnering with Mintex on this project made perfect sense, as they thoroughly understand what we were trying to achieve. From a technical standpoint they matched the overall specification of the car to their product offering very well. The results of which speak for themselves, with a very successful first race weekend at the Brands Hatch circuit recently completed,” Cook added.
Richard Barton, category manager for Mintex at TMD Friction, said: “The formula has been developed to allow all junior drivers the opportunity to race together in a controlled environment, while taking a sensible view on budget. We’re delighted that Mintex is providing the braking power to the grid and it’s exciting to get involved in further junior championships like this and support the next generation of UK racing talent coming through the ranks.”
Mintex is taking to the circuit and stages across various UK motorsport disciplines throughout 2022.
Mintex brake pads and discs are engineered to provide friction stability, comfort and consistently high performance over a wide temperature range and stopping distances.