Webster plans to keep his foot on the pedal in title hunt

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Josh Webster insists he will not treat this afternoon’s Porsche Carrera Cup GB finale at Brands Hatch any differently to a normal race.

The Redline Racing ace only needs to finish in the top five points scorers to clinch the title from double reigning champion Michael Meadows.

Webster was second behind non-scorer Dan Cammish and also set the fastest lap to take maximum points in the morning’s race, adding to the two pole points he picked up on Saturday and stretching his advantage over Meadows to 11 points.

“It’s been an ideal start to say the least,” said Webster, who is backed by Nine Group. “I just drove my own race and tried to manage the emotions that go through your head, like looking behind to see where Michael was and working out points.

“I really enjoyed the race and could relax as soon as I knew I had a good solid first position behind Dan Cammish, who of course doesn’t score points.”

Looking ahead to this afternoon’s second race, which starts at 3.42pm, Webster added: “The moment you start driving cautiously, people sense it and as soon as they get a sniff you’re willing to let them past they could do something silly.

“Of course, there’s an angel on one shoulder and devil on the other.

“You want to win the race, but you also know you can’t afford to go off.”

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