Josh Webster takes the win at Silverstone2.09.2019
The Porsche Carrera Cup, the UK’s most successful single make motorsport series, returned to Silverstone this weekend for Rounds 11 and 12 of the 2019 season. 9’s brand ambassador Josh Webster was crowned champion, in a thrilling finish.
Having missed the first two rounds, Josh needs to collect as many points as possible in the final races of the season, with the aim of securing second place in the Championship.
Josh started and finished round eleven in second place. In the partially reversed grid on Sunday, Josh started third, but took the lead on lap three and the win by 1.7 seconds. With a valuable twenty points gained over the weekend Josh is now within a few points of second place in the Championship. Listen to Josh’s post win interview now.
There are four more rounds still to race in the 2019 Championship, at Silverstone National Circuit 28/29 September and Brands Hatch GP Circuit 12/13 October.
We’ll be showing our support for Josh all the way. You can watch the race live on TV, or you can live stream on the official PORSCHE website and on www.racecam.de.
Our brand ambassadors
To illustrate our Free to Perform ethos, we have selected five leading superstars of British sport to act as our brand ambassadors. Josh is joined by Paralympic Gold medallist Gordon Reid, Rio Olympic Gold medallist Maddie Hinch and prospective Tokyo 2020 Olympics medallists, Becky and Ellie Downie.
Josh won the Porsche Carrera Cup GB Scholarship at the end of 2013, to race in 2014 & 2015 in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB Championship. He went on to break multiple records including being the youngest driver to win the Championship, which he achieved in his first year.