NEWS

10November

Chris and Ed Bridle testing at Donington

The Future of FunCup

Chris and Edward Bridle were putting in some superb laps at Donington park at the weekend, getting ready for the 2017 season with the FunCup Academy.

If you would like to join are team and become the future of FunCup along with Chris and Edward, please contact our team.

Chris and Ed Bridle testing at Donington
10November

FunCup Academy Pulled Pole at Oulton Park

Round 7 of the FunCup Championship Oulton Park

The FunCup Academy had new drivers Mark and Tony in the car for the final round of the FunCup Championship.   The pressure was on when car 195 was pulled pole for the final race.

Mark and Tony had a great race and througly enjoyed themselves and are looking to compete again next season.

Meanwhile Jay Shepherd jumped in the 98 car of Trucks2Rent Dominos of Chris Hart and Henry Dawes.  Finishing 6th and 3rd in the Championship. Thank you to Chris and Henry for the opportunity.

FunCup Academy Pulled Pole at Oulton Park
04November

Female TRIO for FunCup Academy

The FunCup Academy are looking for Female drivers for 2017

The FunCup Academy are searching for Female drivers for the 2017 season.  If you are 16 years or older, please contact the FunCup Academy team.

01September

27th August, Silverstone Round 4 FunCup Championship

FunCup Academy at Silverstone 4 Hour Endurance

Only a week ago I was at Donington with Ben and Giles testing the FunCup cars - and a week later, we are entered in to Round 4 of the FunCup Championship at Silverstone.

What a diffrence a day makes, from glorious sunshine in testing to torrential rain and thunderstorms on race day! Ben and Giles had their work cut out.

With perfect conditions on Friday for testing, the Academy twin seater was on track all day giving driver training and tuition.

Ben and Giles were putting in some very good consistent lap times in the single seater, whilst learning the track and car.  Both looking forward to their first race on Saturday.

With the race starting under the safety car due to the rain and track conditions, you can only imagine how poor the visibility was out there! Ben and Giles drove superbly considering this was their first ever race - and a very wet race.  Failure with the window wipers made the visibility worse, but they ploughed on regardless.  Jay Shepherd jumped in for the last stints and the team finised 14th out of 23 cars!

Fantastic result - and very well deserved.  This championship is not easy to win!

Next race meeting is a 6 hour day to night race at the superb circuit of Anglesey 23rd/24th September 2016.

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Pictured; Giles Mallard, Ben Harrison and Jay Shepherd.

27th August, Silverstone Round 4 FunCup Championship
01September

20th August 2016 FunCup Academy at Donington Park

FunCup test day at Donington

The FunCup Academy had the pleasure of a full test day with drivers Ben and Giles at Donington on Saturday 20th August.

The morning started with both drivers having driver tuition in the twin seater training car, followed by an afternoon in the single seater race car.

Both Ben and Giles very much enjoyed their experience.  Ben later emailed 'I absolutely loved it - particularly in the afternoon when I felt like I was getting to grips with it more - still makes me smile now thinking of all those Caterham's around me and that they were so much slower in the corners - I was having to hang back....Aaahhhgggg - got the bug now! need to start saving!'

If you would like to experience the FunCup car, please contact the Academy on 07949 170031 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

20th August 2016 FunCup Academy at Donington Park
01September

FunCup Academy at RyeHouse Kart Circuit 13th August 2016

RyeHouse Pro Kart Endurance Championship Round 6

The FunCup Academy was invited to Round 6 of the Pro Kart endurance championship at Rye House on Saturday 13th August.

The car was on track for demonstration laps before leading the pack for the start of their 4 hour endurance race.

The FunCup Academy also entered a kart team with drivers Jay Shepherd and new FunCup Academy drivers Christopher and Edward Bridle.

It was a superb day, really great fun and a track we would like to re visit.

Rye House hold an endurance race meeting once a month, with grids of around 25 karts.  For more information please visit their facebook page RHPK or website www.rhpk.co.uk

Thank you to Mark Beaumont for inviting us, and to all the other teams and drivers for making us feel welcome.

FunCup Academy at RyeHouse Kart Circuit 13th August 2016
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