Formula Ford heads to Silverstone

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The SuperSeries for Formula Ford 1600 will visit Silverstone this season.

The Jim Walsh Trophy will form the opening round of the SuperSeries, a seven round series that rewards its ‘Driver of the Year’ with The Cunningham Cup at the end of the year.

Jim Walsh was the undisputed ‘King of Silverstone’ in Formula Ford events during the 1970s and early 1980, and when the SuperSeries visits Silverstone during April competitors will race for The Jim Walsh Trophy. Originally held in 2003,

The Jim Walsh Trophy dropped from calendars in recent years after Formula Ford cars disappeared from the Grand Prix Circuit, but following the success of the end-of-season Walter Hayes Trophy, Silverstone has become a popular destination for Ford-powered racers once again. The Jim Walsh Trophy will be hosted at a meeting organised by MotorSport Vision Racing (MSVR), with action taking place on April 26th.