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Motor Sport: Romford teenager Matt Luff to compete in Ginnetta Junior Championship

PUBLISHED: 10:00 21 February 2017

Romford teenager Matt Luff will race for JHR Development in 2017

Romford teenager Matt Luff will race for JHR Development in 2017

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Current Havering Junior Sports Competitor of the Year announces plans for 2017

Romford racer Matt Luff has confirmed he will compete for JHR Developments in this year’s Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship.

The 15-year-old finised inside the top three at the Ginetta Junior Scholarship last year and is hoping his frontrunning pace will help him pick up multiple rookie podiums in his maiden year.

Luff, who earlier this month was named Havering Junior Sports Competitor of the Year, won the British Schools Karting Championship last season, as well as the SODI World Series title in Paris in both 2015 and 2016.

On signings for JHR Developments, the teenager said: “After a very successful 2016 in karts I’m looking forward to the move into cars and hope to build upon my success of finishing top three in the Ginetta Junior Scholarship 2017.

“I’m sure that with JHR behind me I can progress throughout the year and have an outstanding season.”

The Ginetta Junior Championship is the UK’s longest running and most prestigious junior series.

Offering the first step on the motorsport ladder for 14-17-year-old racing drivers, it gives aspiring teenage drivers the experience of a lifetime, kick-starting their journey towards racing stardom to a massive trackside audience and millions of fans at home.

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