Our Legends Car racer Ben Power set the fastest lap at the famous
Brands Hatch circuit, as he secured a career-high third-place finish
in the hotly-contested National Championship.
Ben fought off the challenge of Belgian star Guy Fastres to finish the
season in the ‘bronze medal’ position.
“It was a great way to end the season,” said the 23-year-old
former rallycross champion. “This has been my best year so far in
Legends, and we’ve shown that we are serious contenders for the
Last season he finished fourth in the championship, and has improved
on that in 2013, with several race wins, including one in a live
televised race at Mallory Park in Leicestershire.
The UK Legends series visits tracks around the UK, including famous
circuits such as Brands Hatch. It features top drivers from all over
Britain and the continent, including several ex-world champions.
With expert support from Weltch Media, Ben secured coverage in
national, regional and local media.
Legends racing originated on the US oval tracks, and the cars have an
American look, being 5/8-scale replicas of classic US models.
Guttercrest Racing runs a Ford Coupe 1934 replica, with a 1250cc
Yamaha motorcycle engine. With identical cars and the fastest drivers
having to start at the back of the grid, there is said to be more
overtaking in a single Legends race than in a whole season of Formula
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