Dimitrov: Dream Donington weekend more than I could have ever hoped to achieve

Ginetta Junior championship leader Georgi Dimitrov couldn’t have expected the “dream weekend” he enjoyed at Donington Park.

The championship rookie took two overall victories and a third placed finish from the opening weekend and heads to Brands Hatch with a championship lead of 27 points.

“I didn’t really have to high expectations coming into the first event of the season so to leave Donington Park with two race wins and a second place finish is more than I could have ever hoped to achieve,” he said.

“Every race was ultra-competitive and you’ve really got to be at the top of your game because it is so close out there. I had some real back and forth battles during the weekend and in races one and two, once I got to the front I had to take my opportunity and make it count.

“It has been a dream weekend though, to achieve what we have is amazing and I’m so grateful and proud. I have to say a huge thank you to everyone at Richardson Racing as well as they have been fantastic all weekend.”

With eight rounds remaining, Dimitrov faces a tough battle to keep his championship lead. But he believes his early victories will give him a boost going forward.

“Getting a win this early in the season is a huge confidence boost and I also have a lot more experience that is going to help me in rounds that are to come. I’m looking forward to Brands Hatch as the GP circuit is one where I think I can go well, and I’m certainly going there on a high.”

Image credit: Jakob Ebrey Photography

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