Dave Jenkins Takes His Fight To Germany – The 2012 British Truck Racing Championship
Dave Jenkins and the ATE Truck And Trailer Sales (ATE) sponsored Jenkins Motorsport team are heading to the Nürburgring F1 racing track, this weekend (14 and 15 July), for rounds 5 & 6 of the 2012 Delphi British Truck Racing Championship in determined mood.
After a break of over two months the Championship heads to Germany for the only European leg of the eight event series where Dave and his team will resume the fight to retain the British Truck Racing Association (BRTA) Championship title. Top teams from around Europe will be competing for the Mittelrhein Cup which forms two rounds of the British Championship.
The fact this next event is on a track where Dave always does well is a welcome boost after his disappointing performance in the previous event at Donington.
Despite those difficulties Dave still only trails close rival Matt Summerfield by a mere five points in the current standings, so Jenkins and the rest of the team are determined to get back on track with race wins and fastest laps.
Dave Jenkins said: “We had a number of technical issues with the truck in the last round and I had one of my worst events for about 10 years.
“During the break before Germany the team have been working hard to sort things out, particularly with the tyres and shock absorbers and I’m optimistic about our chances. The Nurburgring is a fantastic circuit with a great atmosphere generated by the fans. It is the biggest event on the calendar with around 200,000 fans expected to attend over the three days so I’m hoping to regain my form on a track where I’ve done well in the past.”
Jenkins Motorsport Team Principal and ATE’s Managing Director, James Jenkins, said:
“As always we are looking forward to visiting the infamous Nurburgring GP circuit this weekend for rounds 5 & 6 of the British Championship. This weekend will provide a unique set of challenges at the very fast and technical circuit. The truck is looking great in its new livery and we are hoping to close the points gap in the championship battle.”
You can follow all the weekend’s action from the team at the Nürburgring on Twitter @ATETruckRacing.
For the 2012 Delphi British Truck Racing Championship season The Jenkins Motorsport team are supported again by ATE Truck and Trailer Sales Ltd, Digraph Transport Supplies, Fuchs Lubricants and MAN.