Search for a Star winner chosen for FF1600 drive
The winner of the first Search for a Star Scholarship at Castle Combe, and recipient of a partially funded 2019 Formula Ford drive has been chosen.
Matt Hallam beat four other contenders on an assessment day at Combe. It involved driving around the Wiltshire circuit in a Ford Focus Zetec S while being assessed by a racing instructor and one-to-one interviews.
The 20-year-old, who made his FF1600 debut at Combe this year aboard a Reynard FF, will contest the local series next year in a Wiltshire College-run Spectrum.
Hallam said: “It feels really good and I hope that I can get some good results. I feel very lucky and glad that I’ve won but I’ve driven up against some tough people, on the track they were really even.
“Hopefully I can get progressively quicker and go for outright podiums.”
Hallam to race with Wiltshire College