DRIVER SPOTLIGHT: CHRIS SMILEY
In his second year behind the wheel of the #22 Hyundai i30N, Chris Smiley enjoyed another strong campaign with Ginsters EXCELR8 with TradePriceCars.com in the 2021 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.
Despite a trying start to the year which saw the Northern Irishman retire from the opening two races, Smiley went on to consistently score points throughout the 30-round season.
Showing strength in qualifying as well as on race day, the 29-year-old earned a best finish of fourth place during race three at Silverstone, with another highlight being his third-place qualifying position at Knockhill.
Driver Fact File
|Name: Chris Smiley||BTCC Wins: 1|
|Team: Ginsters EXCELR8 with TradePriceCars.com||BTCC Podiums: 6|
|Car: Hyundai i30N||BTCC Poles: 0|
|BTCC Debut: Brands Hatch Indy, 2016||BTCC Fastest Laps: 1|
|BTCC Races: 162||BTCC Points: 573|