Silverstone: Indian racer Karun Chandhok, in his JRM Racing, finished seventh overall in the 6 Hours of Silverstone in the fourth round of the World Endurance Championship.
Just months after entering the championship in the tight LMP1 class, JRM showed solid improvement by finishing fourth in the privateer class here on Sunday.
Scottish Peter Dumbreck was pitched into a spin at the first corner. He rejoined the race but had a fight on his hands to regain track position among the LMP2 cars from 20th position. He handed the car over to Karun one-and-a-half hours into the race, at seventh position.
Karun then started the first of his four stints. Over the next three hours he moved steadily up the order, first picking off the Strakka Racing of Nick Leventis by a rate of five seconds a lap. He then overtook Rebellion for fifth by the midpoint of the race....more
03:07 PM, Aug 27, 2012