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Bailey Voisin Ready For Rookie Challenge In Michelin Ginetta Junior Championship

28th February 2019 • Simon Paice

Bailey Voisin has teamed up with Douglas Motorsport as he makes his car-racing debut in the 2019 Michelin Ginetta Junior Championship.

The Swiss born British racer, who is bilingual in English and French, started karting in Junior Max competition aged thirteen and last year competed in the Junior Rotax class of the Super One Karting Championship.

The sixteen year old, who currently studies in Bath, is now looking to take his racing to the next level this season in the Michelin Ginetta Junior Championship with support from Featured Developments and Thallo Capital. 

Bailey Voisin: “I am thrilled to have joined Douglas Motorsport and really look forward to improving my driving skills with such a professional and supportive team. Having now met some of the other drivers and the wider Douglas team, I feel very welcome.

“My immediate goal in the 2019 Michelin Ginetta Junior Championship is to do well in the Rookie Cup this season and hopefully I can look forward to a successful year as a Douglas Junior.”

Voisin is Douglas Motorsport’s third confirmed driver for the upcoming campaign, joining series returnees Gus Burton and Lorcan Hanafin. The Corby-based team have a strong history with first year contenders, having guided Daniel Harper to the Rookie Cup title in 2016

Wayne Douglas, team principal: “Douglas Motorsport have started an intensive test programme with Bailey and his progression has been impressive.  In his rookie season, the team and Bailey’s aim together is rookie podiums and wins which should see Bailey running at the front as the season progresses.”

The Michelin Ginetta Junior Championship is the UK’s longest running and most prestigious Junior series, offering the first step on the motorsport ladder for 14-17 year old racing drivers as they compete on the support bill for the British Touring Car Championship.