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55Ben Colburn

"Joining the Westbourne team when it is right at the top of its game in the Clio Cup with all its profile is a great opportunity for me..."

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All Teams
Age 18
Nationality British
Lives Worthing
Occupation A-level student: Business, Finance, History
Sponsors Westbourne Motors
Team Westbourne Motorsport

Biography

  • Ben could have become a professional footballer: Formerly he played for Brighton & Hove Albion's Junior squad in striker and left-midfield roles.
  • Ben is the younger brother of another of Westbourne's drivers, James Colburn, who he classes as one of this two life heroes along with Ayrton Senna.

Westbourne Motorsport Teammates

Career Highlights

2018
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2016
BARC Michelin Clio Cup Series
Contested ‘Race’ spec class all 3 season with family’s Westbourne Motorsport team. P6 in 2016; P3 in 2017; P5 with 2 podium results so far in 2018…
2018
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2016
Historics
Chiefly contested Historic Racing Drivers Club races, plus ‘blue riband’ events such as Silverstone Classic & Goodwood Rvival in Austin A35s & A40s. 2 class wins in 2018 in A40 plus 3 class podiums in A35 (each prepared by Speedwell Engineering). Also a class win in a Lenham sportscar. Other highlights have included 1 class win plus 4 podiums in 2017 in Austin A35 Academy & a P4 outright at the Classic. A front-runner as well in 2016 in which there was a much publicised roll in an A35 at Goodwood!
2015
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2014
Junior Saloon Car Championship
2014 championship runner-up to James Dorlin (!) with 2 wins and a further 10 podium results out of 14 races. CHAMPION 2015 with 5 wins.
Renault UK Clio Cup
  • Current Position

    21st
  • Points

    20