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Audi TV - Motorsports World Interview Videos (December 2006):
Perry McCarthy introduces highlights of the 2006 FPA Championship on 'Motorsports World' a TV programme shown exclusively on the Audi Channel (Sky Digital Channel 884). Courtesy of North One Television.
In part 2 of the show, Jon is interviewed by Perry McCarthy about his FPA Championship win.
2006 McLaren Autosport BRDC Award Pictures. Snetterton, Norfolk (November 2006):
2008 MABA Drivers:
Nathan Freke, Jon Barnes, Oliver Turvey
Sam Bird, Jeremy Metcalfe and Oliver Oakes
Jon prepares for his outing in the 500bhp DTM car
Jon powers up the start/finish straight
Entering the pits after his first run
Resisting temptation to run the Germans over!
Jon's first taste of the World Series by Renault
2006 McLaren Autosport BRDC Award Videos. Snetterton, Norfolk (November 2006):
2006 McLaren Autosport BRDC Award Introductions. See the drivers' introductions in this short video, courtesy of North One Television.
Highlights of the 2006 McLaren Autosport BRDC Award Evaluations, which were held at the Snetterton Circuit in Norfolk, UK.
The six finalists, including Jon Barnes, Sam Bird, Nathan Freke, Jeremy Metcalfe, Oliver Oakes and Oliver Turvey were being judged by eight British Motor Racing Legends including Damon Hill, Martin Brundle and Jonathan Palmer. See the highs and lows of the three day test in this short video, courtesy of North One Television.
Formula 3 Test with Carlin Motorsport at Snetterton (9th October 2006):
Jon tested an F3 car for the first time at Snetterton
The Carlin Motorsport Dallara F306 Mugen-Honda
Spitting flames into the Russell chicane!
FPA Round 6 at Mugello, Italy (FIA GT Support Race):
The championship winning team, Jon and his mechanic Rob Aston
The new FPA Champion being interviewed by JP
Jon kicks up the spray on his way to a hat-trick at Mugello
Sliding around on slicks in the wet!
Leading in race two before the rain came
Mugello provided the picturesque setting for the FPA final round
FPA Round 5 at Dijon, France (FIA GT Support Race):
Race 1 start from pole position
Leading the pack after the race 1 safety car period
Hyman chasing JB in race 2
2 poles, 2 wins, 2 fastest laps!
The only view that the other drivers had all weekend!
5th and 6th wins of the year for Jon at Dijon
FPA Round 4 at Snetterton (British F3/GT Support Race):
Leading Viktor in race 1
Leading Viktor in race 2!
Apexing at Riches
Racing in front of a full house at Snett
The Bomb Hole corner
FPA Round 3 at Brands Hatch Indy (DTM Support Race):
Leading the rest of the field on lap 1, race 1
Barnes on the way to his first FPA win
Great start from pole position, race 2
Making good use of the 3 litre bottles of German DTM Champagne!
Interview by Dr Jonathan Palmer after race 2
FPA Round 2 at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium:
Formula Palmer Audi at Spa
Leading the field up Eau Rouge on lap 1
Being chased by the rest of the field up Kemel straight
FPA cars were hitting 160mph+ top speeds at Spa
Talking with 'The Boss' (Mum) after first practice
Definitely clipping the apex at La Source!
FPA Round 1 at Brands Hatch GP (WTCC Support Race):
A shock Pole Position for first ever single seater race, Formula Palmer Audi, Brands Hatch
Barnes finishes in second position in first wet single seater race
Barnes once again proved his talent in the wet conditions
FPA Test Drive at Bedford Autodrome:
Formula Palmer Audi test drive, Bedford Autodrome
Barnes set the fastest lap this year around the Bedford West circuit during the test