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Name : Sandy Mitchell
Home Town : Forfar, Scotland.
Age: 17


Sandy started out on four wheels at the age of four and a half when he was lucky enough to get his hands on a Honda powered off road AK 10 buggy. He quickly learned over steer, under steer and how to do “doughnuts”!!

After a few visits to the Lets Go Karting at Knockhill in 2008 Sandy passed his ARKS test and started Karting at the age of nine the following year at The North of Scotland Kart Club. Huge thanks to everyone at Golspie!!

2009 and in his 1st year, Sandy went on to win the NSKC Honda Cadet Championship at Golspie , finished 3rd in the Scottish “A” Plate Championship and then went on to finish 4th in the Scottish “S” Plate Championship with some great club wins.

2010 In his 2nd Honda Cadet season Sandy went on to become the Scottish “A” Plate Champion, the Scottish “S” Plate Champion, North of Scotland Karting Club Champion and win The Northern Challenge Trophy collecting many other club trophies on the way.

2011 Sandy graduated to the Super One Honda Cadet Championship attending circuits south of the border for the very first time racing with Project One Racing. He went on to finish an impressive 6th overall with a win and a third at Shenington setting the lap record at the same time. Sandy was once more the Scottish “S” Plate Champion and also the Scottish “A” Plate Vice Champion.

2012 This has been another fantastic season with Project One Racing, for Sandy was crowned the British Honda Cadet Open Champion at Rowrah and then Vice Champion in the Honda Cadet Super One Championship with 9 Podium positions including 3 wins. At PFI Sandy fought hard for his 3rd place finish at the GP Kartmasters.

2013 Sandy graduated to Minimax and went on to finish 7th overall in the British Super One Championship in his first year in this highly competitive class with entries of over forty karts per round. Sandy was a front runner throughout and scored numerous fastest laps and pole positions. Sandy was also one of a select few drivers offered a place with the Arden Young Racing Driver Academy (YRDA) based in Banbury, a great opportunity and achievement. Sandy, after 11 months in Mimimax has now graduated to Junior Rotax and will continue with his current team, RL racing Department Ltd. Sandy will now prepare for the 2014 Super One British Championship in this class and is already enjoying running at the front in the latest closely fought club rounds.

2014 Sandy adapted quickly in his first year in Junior Max and went on to become British Super One Junior Rotax Champion. Sandy ran with Steve Armstrong's RL Racing Department Ltd. Sandy is now considering a move to single seater racing for 2015.

2015 Sandy signed for the TRS Arden Junior Team and competed in the new MSA Formula Championship that ran with the British Touring Cars TOCA package. He had an excellent first season in single seaters with five overall podiums including two wins and also sixteen Rookie podium finishes which included for Rookie wins. Sandy finished seventh in the overall MSA Formula Championship, he was the second highest placed rookie in the overall championship.

2016 Sandy along with his team mate Ciaran Haggerty competed as a Silver/Silver pairing in the British GT Championship driving the brand new McLaren 570S GT4 Race Car. They finished third overall in the GT4 Championship and finished runners up in the Silver drivers' standings. Sandy became the youngest ever pole-sitter and race winner with wins at both Snetterton and Donington. Sandy also collected the Sunoco Fastest Lap Award at Spa Francorchamps and at Donington, Sandy's fastest lap at Spa is a new British GT4 lap record.

2017 British GT Championship...

 

 

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