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Charlie Digby

Races in:
  • 2018 GT5 Challenge

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Charlie Digby
Charlie Digby car
  • Team HHC Motorsport
  • Age 18
  • Home St Marybourne

Do you have any hobbies outside of motorsport?

In my free time, which I don't have a lot of trying to balance A-levels and racing!, I enjoy quad-biking, skiing, and of course boating! I'm a big fan of Chelsea football club, and always go to watch their home matches with Dad. And if the time or place doesn't allow for me to partake in any of the above, a bit of binge-watching Netflix series doesn't go amiss.

What is your championship goal this season ?

Feeling pretty happy with how my first year racing in cars went in 2017, I'm waiting with great anticipation to see what 2018 has to offer. I know quite a few of the drivers in the championship, and so know that it won't be easy, but of course, I'd love to be on, or at least near, the podium by the end of the year! However most importantly to me is that I continue to enjoy it, and keep sharing amazing moments with my team, friends, and family around me.

What makes your driving stand out from the crowd?

In Ginetta Juniors, I loved the wet weather, as it meant my car control really came into its element. I quad-bike often at home, which has always helped when it's come to sliding around with little grip, and to top this off I spent a weekend in January 2018 with my teammate Scott Mckenna, out in Norway at his family's business, Ice Driver Norway!

What's your favorite circuit and why?

I'm really looking forward to racing at Spa this year, which will be my first time competing abroad. The weekend I'm most excited for however, has to be Silverstone. It will of course be a special experience to race on the full Grand Prix circuit, but for me, the main feature of this round is that my Dad will be taking part on track at the same time! I just hope he doesn't take me out when I'm lapping him!

Where did you race and what were your results last season?

2017 was my first full year in car racing, in the Ginetta Junior Championship. I was consistently within and around the top ten, with my best result being 7th, at Knockhill, Brands Hatch, and Silverstone twice.