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Daniel Harper Becomes S.E.F. Ambassador.

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Daniel Harper Becomes S.E.F. Ambassador.

Porsche Carrera Cup GB Scholarship winner becomes S.E.F. ambassador.

S.E.F. are proud to announce Porsche Carrera Cup Scholarship winner Daniel Harper has become a S.E.F. Ambassador. 17 year old Daniel was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland and started his racing career in Karting and won the Irish Championships 3 times in a row. In 2015 Daniel finished 7th overall in the Junior X30 class of the World Championships. In 2016, Daniel then moved to the highly competitive Ginetta Junior Series where he secured the Rookie Championship and 5th overall. 2017 saw Daniel go one better and finish 3rd overall.

To win the Porsche Scholarship, Daniel came through a rigorous selection process, beating off five other shortlisted drivers. The scholarship is a full-time drive in the Carrera Cup championship for two season. This is the first step on the Porsche motorsport ladder.

The Sean Edwards Foundation is a nonprofit organization focused on raising safety awareness in motorsport. They work directly with drivers, teams and tracks to conceive and implement risk mitigation initiatives throughout all levels of racing.

Like many motorsport-focused charities before it, the Sean Edwards Foundation was born out of tragedy. Sean Edwards was killed in Australia on October 15, 2013. He was coaching a rookie driver from the passenger seat when the car left the track and hit a concrete wall. Sean was just 26 years old but had already achieved an impressive career including back-to-back Dubai 24h wins, triumph in the Nürburgring 24h and was on the cusp of taking the Porsche Supercup championship, having been Vice Champion of the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany in 2011 and 2012. Several factors contributed to Sean’s death, but had better attention been paid to simple safety procedures, he may still be racing today.

The Sean Edwards Foundation was established by his mother Daphne McKinley Edwards. The hope is that his sacrifice will be a catalyst to improve safety conditions and awareness in all levels of motorsport