Podium aim for Lynch in Wales

Wigan racer Tony Lynch will seek to maintain his recent run of fine form when the Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship heads for Pembrey for the latest rounds of the campaign.

Westhoughton-based Tony makes the trip to South Wales looking to strengthen his top three placing in the Supernational Class championship standings following a fine second place finish last time out at Lydden Hill.

Tony and his Lucas Oil Team Geriatric Ford KA will be in action twice over the course of the weekend, with Pembrey playing host to rounds seven and eight of the campaign.

A strong showing in the double-header will go some way towards cementing Tony’s top three position, which would complete an astonishing comeback from engine issues that affected his title defence in the early stages of the season.

With the KA now running well, Tony has his eyes firmly fixed on more silverware during the weekend ahead and insists he is optimistic about his chances.

“The car is in perfect shape after Lydden Hill and we’re ready and raring to go this weekend,” he said. “The fact that it’s a double round means that it promises to be a busy weekend, but I’m optimistic that we can come away from it with some good points to our name.

“Whilst the issues we had earlier in the year mean we are outsiders for the title, it also means there is no pressure on us and we can just go out and enjoy ourselves on track.

“Although we know we don’t have the power of some of the other cars on the Supernational Class grid, we’ve shown we can still take the challenge to them and that’s exactly what we are planning to do this weekend.

“The podium is certainly achievable as we showed at Lydden Hill and if things fall our way, there is no reason why we can’t look to challenge for even more.”