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Josh Cook

Biography

Josh Cook engaged in a hard-fought duel with Mike Bushell for the 2014 Renault UK Clio Cup crown – winning more races but just missing out on the title in the Brands Hatch finale – which catapulted him onto the BTCC grid in a Power Maxed Racing-run Chevrolet Cruze the following year alongside experienced tintop campaigner Dave Newsham.

A strong first season saw Cook claim seven top ten finishes including a podium at Rockingham – and scrap energetically for the lead in a lively race at Donington Park. That enabled him to prevail in the battle of the newcomers, exacting revenge on Clio Cup sparring partner Bushell to lift the Jack Sears Trophy for top rookie.

Cook added two further rostrums in 2016 with the factory MG squad, before moving to Team Parker Racing with Maximum Motorsport for 2017. He steered the lime green Ford Focus to fourth spot at Oulton Park, switching back to MG machinery midway through the campaign.

In 2018, Cook joined the works Vauxhall effort at Power Maxed TAG Racing and won in two of the opening three race weekends. He sealed four further podiums on his way to sixth in the Drivers’ running.

For 2019, Cook made the move to BTC Racing, driving the outfit’s newly-acquired Honda Civic Type R (FK8) to three superb victories and fourth in the final standings.

Cook remained with the team in 2020, bagging a trio of wins – including his first double, at Croft – and finishing in the top ten following a consistent second half of the year.

Sticking with BTC Racing for the 2021 campaign, Cook will continue to build on the consistency he showed during the latter part of 2020 and add to his tally of race wins.


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Season Results

EventSessionPosition
Thruxton 1Qualifying2nd
Race 11st
Race 21st
Race 320th
SnettertonQualifying16th
Race 116th
Race 214th
Race 34th
Brands Hatch IndyQualifying9th
Race 19th
Race 25th
Race 35th
Oulton ParkQualifying13th
Race 115th
Race 2DNF
Race 312th
KnockhillQualifying4th
Race 13rd
Race 24th
Race 3DNF
Thruxton 2Qualifying3rd
Race 11st
Race 22nd
Race 37th
CroftQualifying7th
Race 15th
Race 23rd
Race 35th
SilverstoneQualifying6th
SilverstoneTop Ten Showdown4th
Race 15th
Race 2DSQ
Race 318th
Donington ParkQualifying9th
Donington ParkTop Ten Showdown10th
Race 18th
Race 27th
Race 35th
Brands Hatch GPQualifying2nd
Race 11st
Race 21st
Race 35th

Driver Info

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 15 June 1991
Place of Birth: Bath, Somerset
Lives in: Bristol
Team: BTC Racing
Car: Honda Civic Type R

Debut: Brands Hatch Indy, 2015

BTCC Races: 206
BTCC Wins: 13
BTCC Podiums: 28
BTCC Poles: 2
BTCC Fastest Laps: 18
BTCC Points: 1368

Driver Titles

2015 Jack Sears Trophy

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