Huff’s championship campaign frustrations persist in France

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Rob Huff’s frustrating World Touring Car Championship campaign continued in a forgetful weekend in rounds 13 and 14 at the famous Circuit Paul Ricard, close to Marseille, France.

Having seen a rock puncture his radiator to deny the Newmarket driver a chance to build on a promising fourth-place first race finish in Slovakia last week, the 35-year-old was again left to rue mechanical issues as he was forced to start race one from 16th position.

And to make matters worse, just six corners into the race Huff was crashed into by Frenchman Gregoir Demoustuer, damaging his suspension and forcing him to retire. The extend of the damage to his LADA Vesta was so severe that he was unable to start race two, capping off 
a miserable pointless weekend.

n Meanwhile, Newmarket-based racer Michael Caine continued his promising form in the Ginetta G4 SuperCup as he claimed successive 
sixth-place finishes at 
the Croft Circuit at the weekend.

The result leaves the JHR Developments driver sixth in the championship standings.