“I am really looking forward to Silverstone and enjoy racing there,” Declan added. “Last year I was very fast in the Ginetta Juniors, but obviously I had issues in both races and got taken out. However the pace was there and I am sure I can be quick this time too. I will have some sponsors there that weekend and I want to perform to my best, like always. I'll definitely be after more podiums.”
Declan's dad and manager, Kelvin Jones meanwhile was pleased to see his son maintain his strike rate at Rockingham and take his fifth rostrum from as many events.
“The weekend started off well on Friday, but in qualifying, about four or five laps in, the gearbox went. That was frustrating. Today in the second race the car just wasn't right and through Turn 1, it was stepping into over-steer. The windscreen wiper also stopped working, so that didn't help either!” Kelvin added. “Still Dec got third in the first race and that was very good. Five podiums from five events this year is something we are very happy with. We will now look forward to Silverstone and getting some more trophies.
“Dec will also test at Aintree next weekend driving a Chevron B16. He will probably be the youngest driver to ever drive a Chevron at Aintree and that is quite special, as it is where Chevron use to do all their testing back in the day. It will be a nice way for us to warm-up for what is going to be a busy and exciting October.”
Anybody that would like to get involved and support Declan should contact Kelvin on +44 (0)7989 585186.