Daugh­ter of Aitken-walker gets RSAC New Tal­ent schol­ar­ship

Motor Sport News - - Rally News -

Gina Walker, daugh­ter of the 1990 FIA World Rally Cham­pi­onship Ladies’ Cup win­ner Louise Aitken-walker, has been awarded this year’s RSAC Mo­tor­sport New Tal­ent Schol­ar­ship.

Walker, who is hop­ing to fol­low her mother’s suc­cess­ful ca­reer path in ral­ly­ing, will con­test the 2016 C2­mo­tor­sport­parts.com Ecosse Chal­lenge in her Citroen C2.

The 21-year-old from Duns said: “It’s fan­tas­tic to win the schol­ar­ship, be­cause this al­lows me to ce­ment my plans to get more ex­pe­ri­ence and to move for­ward in 2016.”

Walker be­gan her Ecosse Chal­lenge cam­paign at last week’s Brick & Steel Bor­der Coun­ties Rally, where she fin­ished sixth in class.

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