Hills brings Rallycross season to a close

Aidan Hills ended the season with a fifth provisional place in the British Rallycross Championship
Aidan Hills ended the season with a fifth provisional place in the British Rallycross Championship

WORTHING racer Aidan Hills brought his British Rallycross Championship season to a close at the Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire earlier this month.

Hills went into the final race weekend full of confidence, having secured four podium finishes in his previous four races.

Any hopes of a title tilt were dashed for the Worthing racer after he missed the first race meet but a top five place in the final standings was well in sight.

In his first heat, Hills drew a back grid row placing as he was up against all of the championship contenders.

He uncharacteristically struggled for pace but still managed to clinch a sixth place finish.

In the second set of heats, Hills moved up a row and this time clinched fourth place.

The Worthing racer went into the final heat full of confidence and a fine race saw him come out on top and secure a top grid starting place for the A-Final.

However, after a great start in the race, a collision forced him to retire and brought a premature end to his final weekend.

Hills still ended with a fifth provisional placing.

He said: “The weekend was really hard with big grids at a track where overtaking is difficult. I really had to make the most of the starts and I did that well in the heats.

“The season has had great highs and a few lows but overall I have to be really pleased with myself.

“If someone had said to me at the beginning of the year that I would have two wins and four podiums then I would have been over the moon.

“I’m going to push and see what I can do in the next championship.”

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