Douglas Motorsport are delighted to confirm that Kiern Jewiss will join the team for the Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship, 2017. He joins 2016 Rookie champ Daniel Harper and former karting star Tom Canning at the team.

The teenage racer, who is represented by Mark Blundell Partners, is looking forward to continuing his growth into a professional racing driver and believes the high-profile nature of the championship will provide a unique opportunity for the Kent-based driver to put his name out to national audience.

Kiern Jewiss, Driver; “I’m looking forward to the challenge of finally making the step up into the Ginetta Junior Championship. I’ve loved my time in karting but now is the right time for me to take the next step. My aim is to take each race as it comes. I’m confident with the car, it’s now about getting the mileage in. The Douglas Motorsport team have been great from day one and have helped me to make the transition from karting as smooth as possible.”

Wayne Douglas, Team Owner; “As one of the UK’s top karters, Kiern is great addition to the Douglas Motorsport team. Although it was a relatively late deal for all of us, which in turn has limited the amount of pre-season testing we managed to fit in, I am sure that once he has some track time in the G40 under his belt, he’ll be challenging for Rookie cup wins.”