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Dan Welch

Biography

Dan Welch began his racing career in Formula Vauxhall in 2000 before graduating to Formula Renault UK, contesting the series between 2001 and 2006.

Moving from single-seaters to tin-tops in 2007, Welch raced in SEAT’s single-make series in both the UK and Europe until 2010, claiming numerous podiums and wins along the way. The Hampshireman also put in an appearance in the Ginetta G50 Cup at his local circuit of Thruxton in 2009, impressively tallying a victory, a second and a third-place finish from three starts.

Welch joined the BTCC halfway through 2011 at Snetterton with an NGTC Proton Gen2. He scored points in the penultimate event at Silverstone before embarking upon a full campaign the following year, achieving a career-high fourth-place finish at Oulton Park. 2014 turned out to be a largely frustrating campaign for the family-run outfit, pre-empting a development year in 2015 as the team opted to build and run its own engine.

In 2016, Welch enters his sixth season in the BTCC, with his Malaysian saloon now adorned with a striking blue-and-yellow livery.

Season Results

Event Session Position
Brands Hatch Indy Qualifying 25th
Race 1 15th
Race 2 12th
Race 3 20th
Donington Park Qualifying 20th
Race 1 DNF
Race 2 DNF
Race 3 24th
Thruxton Qualifying 20th
Race 1 9th
Race 2 9th
Race 3 DNF
Oulton Park Qualifying 24th
Race 1 20th
Race 2 24th
Race 3 17th
Croft Qualifying 24th
Race 1 DNF
Race 2 DNF
Race 3 17th
Snetterton Qualifying 24th
Race 1 17th
Race 2 DNF
Knockhill Qualifying 26th
Race 1 21st
Race 2 20th
Race 3 14th
Rockingham Qualifying 24th
Race 1 DNF
Race 2
Race 3 DNF
Silverstone Qualifying 22nd
Race 1 21st
Race 2 14th
Race 3 25th
Brands Hatch GP Qualifying 27th
Race 1 22nd
Race 2 27th
Race 3 DNF

Driver Info

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 17 July 1982
Place of Birth: Aldershot, Hampshire
Lives: Fleet, Hampshire
Team: Goodestone Racing
Car: Proton Persona

BTCC Debut: Snetterton, 7 August 2011

BTCC Races: 141
BTCC Wins: 0
BTCC Podiums: 0
BTCC Poles: 0
BTCC Fastest Laps: 0

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