MOTORSPORT: Walkinshaw focused on Spain gain

Sean Walkinshaw in action

Sean Walkinshaw in action

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Chipping Norton’s Sean Walkinshaw is aiming to build on his EuroFormula Open points-scoring drive at Portimao when the next round takes place at Jerez in Spain this weekend.

The 20-year-old picked up his first points by taking seventh spot in round three in southern Portugal.

And the Campos Racing driver, who lies 12th in the standings, said: “Portimao was a good step forward, the pace was a big improvement on the first weekend of the season.

“I’m really looking forward to Jerez.

“It’s a great track and if everything goes well during practice I really think we could be on for the best weekend of the season yet.

“With the steps forward we’ve made on the set-up, and the progress I’ve been making with my driving too, I’m feeling very positive.”

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