Motorsport: Teenager Gilbert at double
Henry Gilbert is celebrating after driving to victory in the MINI Challenge.
The 16-year-old racer, from Gaulby, picked up the Club Class and Overall Championship crowns in his first full season as an adult driver.
The MINI Challenge is racing championship exclusively for MINI Cooper and Cooper S race cars which run across 20 races.
The Leicester College student, who raced with Excelr8, went into the final four-race round at Donington Park with a 26-point lead after amassing 12 wins during the season.
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Gilbert finished third in the first race, maintaining his 26-point advantage over his nearest rival.
He was victorious in race two, which meant he needed just a handful of points to secure both the class and outright title.
And he romped home in style, as he grabbed a dominant win in his class to wrap up the championship with a race to spare.
The final race was a formality for Gilbert.
He finished the competition with 379 points, winning the Club Class by 50 points and the overall competition by 47 points.
Gilbert has now been selected by British Touring Car Championship driver Tony Gilham to race for his team, Team Hard, in next year's VW Cup .