Jul 27

British road course names turn after Justin Wilson

“This is such an incredible gesture by MSV”

Wilson corner at SnettertonEngland’s Snetterton Circuit paid tribute to the late Justin Wilson by renaming a corner after the seven-time Indy car race winner who died in August 2015.

Beginning this weekend, Snetterton’s “Montreal” hairpin will honor Wilson, a protege of the circuit owner, MSV’s chief executive Jonathan Palmer.

“Justin Wilson, the champion of my inaugural Formula Palmer Audi championship, thoroughly deserved the support which that success brought him, and it was enormously satisfying to watch him make the best possible use of every opportunity he had through to F1 and Indy car racing,” said Palmer, who guided Wilson through much of his junior single-seater career toward Formula One.

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source: Indycar.com