UK car parts supplier, Motaquip, has agreed to sponser thwe Mark Fisher Memorial Trophy in this year's Peugeot Total 206 Super Cup.
The trophy is awarded to the highest placed junior driver taking part in the Total 206 Super Cup. Juniors are classed as any competitor with a birth date that falls after the 1 January 1979.
As well as this title, young Lions are competing for overall honours and the chance to win a newly homologated, works prepared Group N Peugeot 206 GTi 180 rally car, worth over £40,000 and £10,000 financial support to assist with running costs. A prize fund of £10,000 is also on offer for each event with £2,000 to the winner and runner up prize money back to tenth place.
"As the lifeblood of the sport and the stars of the future, it is important to encourage young drivers to take part in championships. The rewards on offer would go a long way to helping a driver establish themselves withing the sport, so it would be great if a junior driver came away with the ultimate prize," says Matt Downing of Motaquip.
So far things are looking good for the junior drivers with the 23 year old Gareth McHale leading the championship after 3 rounds.