The British Racing Drivers Club, awarded Bobby Thompson the major recognition of being one of their 2018 BRDC Rising stars.
BRDC RISING STAR
Twenty one year old Thompson who is the current VW cup champion and 2018 British Touring car graduate was invited to the BRDC club-house at the Silverstone circuit to be presented with his prestigious Blue Badge.
Thompson, who took six wins on his way to the VW crown in 2017 Said “to be asked to become a BRDC rising star is just the cherry on the cake. The last 4 months has been a true dream, Winning the VW cup championship, then signing to race in the BTCC with Team Hard. And now to be recognized by the most exclusive club in motorsport.”
“I will wear the BRDC rising star badge with pride knowing how prestigious the club is and the caliber of drivers that have been rising stars and gone on to be full members”
The BRDC rising stars scheme is to introduce potential new young members of the club to the BRDC at a formative stage in their careers.