Chesterfield racers Ben Barnicoat and Sennan Fielding shortlisted forr BRDC Young Driver of the Year honour

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Chesterfield-based racing drivers Ben Barnicoat and Sennan Fielding have both been shortlisted amongst six finalists for the prestigious McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award.

The winner will be announced this Sunday evening (December 7) at a star-studded awards ceremony in London.

The award is arguably the most coveted accolade in the motorsport industry, and has in the past been won by the likes of F1 superstars Jenson Button, David Coulthard and Paul di Resta and Indianapolis 500 legend Dario Franchitti.

Ben was selected as a finalist for his Formula Renault NEC title triumph in Europe in 2014. Sennan was selected as a finalist for his race-winning and title-challenging form in BRDC Formula 4 in Britain.