MOTORSPORT: Thurston makes the podium at Silverstone

There was a fine end to the racing season for Peterborough-based teenager Ed Thurston.

Thursday, 27th October 2016, 2:17 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th October 2016, 5:23 pm
Ed Thurston with his trophy.

The sixteen year-old historic car racing driver claimed third place at the Historic Formula Ford meeting at Silverstone.

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Despite it only being his third ever car-racing meeting, Thurston calmly steered his 1971 Elden single-seater to the podium steps with the only drivers to beat him in a 44-strong field being former champions in the very same class.

Ed Thurston in action at Silverstone.
Ed Thurston in action at Silverstone.