Luke Davenport

Medical update following qualifyng crash

Following the multi-car accident during qualifying for Round 13 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Croft, three drivers were taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough for further treatment.

The following statement was released this morning:

Aron Taylor-Smith suffered a fracture to his left leg and concussion. He was closely monitored in hospital and was released late last night.

Luke Davenport is currently in intensive care in an induced coma, and is in a serious but stable condition, with multiple chest injuries, lung damage, broken right leg, broken pelvis, broken right arm and concussion.

Jeff Smith is in a serious but stable condition, with multiple chest injuries, extensive shoulder injuries, broken left arm and concussion.

All of the above injuries, whilst very serious, are not immediately life threatening.

We would like to thank the BTCC Medical Team, marshals, Croft Circuit staff, Air Ambulance crews and all staff at James Cook Hospital.

– BTCC

Depper and Davenport complete Motorbase team

Motorbase Performance has announced that Martin Depper and BTCC newcomer Luke Davenport will be joining Mat Jackson in the Kent-based team’s three-car squad BTCC title challenge this season.

Depper joins from Eurotech Racing, where he has been a regular points-scorer over the last three seasons. Davenport, who has previously competed in the Ginetta GT Supercup, raced a Ginetta G55 in the British GT Championship last season.