Tim Harvey became the most successful driver in the eight-year history of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB when he claimed two more wins at Croft on Sunday (20 June).
Going into the weekend, he was level with Richard Westbrook on the score of overall race wins with 31 each, and so victory in the opening race put Harvey ahead of the 2004 champion. Harvey then won the day's second race to take his career tally to 33 wins as well as extending his title lead to 39 points with half of the season's 20 races now run.
"I'm not a great one for records and milestones but in a championship I love as much as the Carrera Cup to have the most number of wins ever is fantastic, especially to take the record from Richard Westbrook," said Harvey. "It's just part of a dream season so far for me. It's a nice achievement and it is special."
The Croft results take Harvey's 2010 tally to nine wins from 10 races, which is an unprecedented run of victories in the championship. The next drivers in the wins rankings are Tim Bridgman (15), Damien Faulkner (13), James Sutton (12), Danny Watts (10), Michael Caine (8) and Steven Kane (7).
Harvey is now his seventh full season in the championship and is again driving for Red Line Racing. "This is my 28th consecutive season of racing," said Harvey. "The Carrera Cup is the biggest and best national championship and it is great to be part of it." He won the title in 2008 and has finished in the championship top four in each of the last six seasons, finishing runner-up in 2004, 2006 and 2007. He has now scored a total of 97 podium finishes from 134 starts in the Carrera Cup GB and needs only three more podiums over the next 10 races to hit another milestone.
Harvey has backing from Nationwide Accident Repair Services PLC, which is using the racing programme to promote its Mobile Restore and Motor Glass divisions. Additional backing is from Loctite, Datapulse and S P Fleet.