David Dignan intends to bet on the positive

Fife pilot David Dignan

The Cowdenbeath Racewall will start again in the spring and one of those lining up for another exciting campaign will be the Levenmouth pilot.

Looking back on last season, Dignan said his campaign overall was “good”.

“I had a few wins, I got a second place in the World Masters so it was generally good,” he said.

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“On the other hand, I had a few rollovers.”

Dignan works as an auto mechanic at Toll Auto Services in Methil and is currently working on his ORCi connecting rods for next season.

He competed in the 2021 World Championship on the Racewall, his home track, and was one of the seeded drivers, so he raced twice to determine his last place on the grid.

Things, however, didn’t go quite as planned to begin with. with, but Dignan was able to recover well.

“I blew up a driveshaft in practice and then I had a problem with the brakes in my first run before I was tenth in the second,” he said.

“I started in the middle of the standings, I ran well but had to settle for eighth place.

“The next day we raced for the World Masters and I finished second.

“I had two good runs and towards the end of the Final I moved up to second but with five laps to go Mikey Bethune and Cammy Doak were trying to take the place.

“I really had to keep a good running line and I just managed to hold them back. I was later presented with a trophy for winning the white / yellow challenge series. “


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