Back on Track for Mitchell

2nd place on the podium :). Fantastic end to a weekends racing with a great bunch of guys
2nd place on the podium :). Fantastic end to a weekends racing with a great bunch of guys

JOHN NEIL MITCHELL might not be as regular a sight on the race tracks and circuits around the UK and Europe but the reigning British Champ this week proved he hasn’t lost his midas touch as he steered his way onto the podium at a gruelling 12-hour race in France.

The Stornoway speedster hung up his helmet and took on a semi-retirement schedule this year where he has been picking and choosing which races to enter.

Last weekend threw up one of his targeted races with the gruelling 12 hour Pont de Vaux classic in France and Mitchell won a heat and then landed second despite racing in some of the worst conditions in his career.

Read more in this week’s Stornoway Gazette.