Josh Cook

Cook returns to PMR for 2018 BTCC season

Bath-based BTCC ace Josh Cook has signed to compete in the 2018 season of the BTCC on board the PMR designed and built Vauxhall Astra.

After spending his rookie season of the BTCC with Power Maxed Racing (PMR), Cook raced for two other teams in 2016 and 2017 before making a happy return to PMR.

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Cook returns to MG Racing as Lloyd replacement

Josh Cook is to return to MG Racing for the remainder of the season, replacing Daniel Lloyd, who quit the team yesterday.

Josh Cook finished second for MG at Donington Park 2016

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Cook finished twelfth in the drivers' championship for the Chinese marque last season, taking podium finishes at Donington Park and Brands Hatch, but had moved to the Maximum Motorsport team for 2017.

Cook signs for Maximum Motorsport

Maximum Motorsport has announced Josh Cook as the driver of its Ford Focus ST for the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Team Principal, Stewart Lines, sustained injuries after falling from a mountain bike in January, leaving him immobile with muscle and ligament damage. On review of his situation, Lines seized the opportunity to sign Cook for the coming campaign.

Driver profile: Josh Cook

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Learn more about BTCC rookie Josh Cook with our driver profile:

  • 23 year old Josh lives in Bath, and has a degree in Motor Sport Engineering from the University of Bath
  • He started karting at the age of ten, and won the NKRA national title in 2001
  • His circuit racing debut came in the Sax Max Championship at the age of 14. He raced in Sax Max for three seasons, with a best finish of third in the championship in 2008
  • After a year away from racing in 2009, he made his debut in the Clio Cup in 2010, entering six rounds and claiming his first podium finish.
  • His first full season of Clios was 2012, winning two races, with two further podium finishes. He was crowned rookie champion that season.
  • He consolidated that success in 2013, finishing fifth overall, and adding another win and four more podium finishes to his tally
  • Last season he was runner-up in the Clio Cup , with six race victories.
  • Josh has been selected for the BRDC's Rising Star scheme.
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Power Maxed Racing announces Cook as second driver

BTCC team Power Maxed Racing is proud to announce the signing of Renault Clio Cup UK runner-up Josh Cook.

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Josh will pilot the team’s second Chevrolet Cruze for the 2015 season under the new #RacingforHeroes banner, the dedicated motorsport fundraising partner of the Help for Heroes charity.

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