BARNSTAPLE motor racer Jonathan Ridley-Holloway has agreed terms with multiple title-winning ELF Renault Clio Cup squad Total Control Racing to contest the coming 2008 season. The 23-year-old class winner of the Britcar 24 Hours Race made his Clio Cup deb
BARNSTAPLE motor racer Jonathan Ridley-Holloway has agreed terms with multiple title-winning ELF Renault Clio Cup squad Total Control Racing to contest the coming 2008 season.The 23-year-old class winner of the Britcar 24 Hours Race made his Clio Cup debut with TCR during last November's four-round winter championship, finishing sixth overall in the driver standings.With TCR having won three of the last five ELF Renault Clio Cup driver titles, Jonathan firmly believes he is with the best and most successful team in the championship for his full season debut and is looking forward to the new campaign, which is now just 11 weeks away.The 20-round season will begin at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit, Kent, on 29th/30th March with Clio Cup also visiting venues such as Rockingham, Oulton Park, Donington Park and Thruxton.Jonathan, who has a Masters Degree in Motorsport Engineering, made his racing debut on his 21st birthday in 2005 in the Production S1 endurance series at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit, finishing second in class at the wheel of a Honda Civic Type R. His maiden class victory followed two months later at Oulton Park International Circuit.Remaining in Production S1 in 2006, his finished every race on the class podium. Last year he contested selected rounds of the series before making his Clio Cup bow during the 2007 ELF Renault Clio Winter Cup, in one of the new generation Clio Cup race cars at the beginning of the year.For the past three years he has also been a regular in the annual Britcar 24 Hours Race at Silverstone. Third in class on his 24 Hours debut in 2005, Jonathan achieved class victory and finished seventh overall in 2006 and last year he was eighth overall and took class honours once again.