Doran dropped from JRM team
World Rallycross driver Liam Doran has had his contract with the JRM Racing team terminated with immediate effect, the Daventry-based squad announced on Monday.
Brit Doran had entered the full World RX series with the Mini RX outfit, and qualified for the final at the second round of the series in Germany.
The team has given no indication as to why Doran’s contract has been cut short.
“The agreement with the team has been terminated. This is an internal matter and no further comment will be made at this stage,” said JRM Racing team principal, James Rumsey.
Motorsport News was unable to get hold of Doran for comment before going to press on Monday. There are no details on a replacement driver yet.
Organiser: Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club When: July 14 Starters: 76
Trevor Willis dominated the Jersey rounds of the British Hillclimb Championship with two wins. But despite the hill record being lowered three times and the old record being bettered a further two times, Willis only managed to narrow Scott Moran’s title lead by one point to 15.
In the opening event, having had a terrific qualifying run, Richard Spedding was fourth last to go. He posted a time only 0.18s outside the three-year-old hill record, setting a tough target for the final three.
Next in was Scott Moran and he defeated the record with apparent ease, meaning all eyes were now on Wallace Menzies. But the Scot delivered and lowered the new mark to loud applause at the finish.
This left Willis needing to produce an even better time. Despite being set an almost impossible task, a perfect start put him on course and a little more than 30 seconds later, his time was posted: the Worcestershire-based IT engineer had gone over a second