The 2016 British GT Championship moves to the picturesque Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps for Round 6 on July 9.
The British GT Championship shares a very busy weekend at the Belgium circuit with the 25 Hours VW Fun Cup, Lotus Cup Europe and BRDC British F3 all sharing the same bill. Indeed the sixth round of the British GT Championship again sees the British GT and GT4 European Series joining forces to produce a huge grid of top-class GT action.
Surrey, UK-based Barwell Motorsport has announced it will field a second Lamborghini Huracán for the 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa. The car will be driven by Jon Minshaw, Phil Keen, Joe Osborne and Oliver Gavin.
The car was originally entered for Mark Poole and Richard Abra. Poole and Abra have, however, decided to focus the remainder of their season on the Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup.
Joe Osborne and Oliver Gavin were originally slated to drive with Mark Poole and Richard Abra and will complete the driver line-up at Spa for Minshaw and Keen.
The Team Parker Racing driving duo of Rick Parfitt Jnr and Seb Morris took pole for the fifth round of the 2016 British GT Championship at Silverstone.
Hot on the team’s first victory at Oulton Park last time out, both Parfitt and Morris drove superbly in the #31 Team Parker Racing Bentley Continental GT3 to take pole by less than two tenths of a second from the #6 Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini Huracán GT3 of Liam Griffin and Alexander Sims.
The 2016 British GT Championship moves to Silverstone on June 12 with a three-hour race for the fifth round of the season.
The race has attracted a number of new entrants, specifically in the GT3 field. As this race is also combined with the third round of the 2016 Competion102 GT4 European Series an additional 18 cars have joined the GT4 ranks to produce a total grid of 51 cars.
Joining the GT3 field, FF Corse has entered the #2 Ferrari 488 GT3 to be driven by Marco Attard and Adam Carroll. Carroll’s vacant seat in the #6 Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini Huracán GT3 has been filled by Alexander Sims. Barwell Motorsport has also entered a third Lamborghini Huracán GT3, the #666 car, with Mark Poole and Richard Abra sharing the driving duties. Continue reading Huge Grid For British GT At Silverstone→
The #31 Team Parker Racing Bentley Continental GT3 won a lights-to-flag victory in Round Four of the 2016 British GT Championship at the hands of Seb Morris and Rick Parfitt Jnr.
Second was the #79 Black Bull Ecurie Ecosse McLaren 650S GT3 driven by Alasdair McCaig and Rob Bell. Completing the GT3 podium was the #33 Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini Huracán with Phil Keen and Jon Minshaw at the wheel.
In GT4 Mike Robinson and Graham Johnson took their second class win of the weekend in the #50 PMW World Expo Racing / Optimum Motorsport Ginetta G55 GT4 ahead of the #60 Ebor GT Motorsport Maserati GT MC GT4 driven by Abbie Eaton and Marcus Hoggarth. Third in class was the #75 RCIB INSURANCE RACING #75 Ginetta G55 GT4 with the driver pairing of Aaron Mason and Rob Barrable. Mason was making his British GT debut this weekend at Oulton Park. Continue reading Morris And Parfitt Take First Victory Of The Season For Team Parker Racing In British GT→
Adam Carroll and Liam Griffin won Round Three of the 2016 British GT Championship in the #6 Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini Huracán GT3.
Second was the #7 AMDTuning.com BMW Z4 GT3 driven by Lee Mowle and Joe Osbourne. Closing rapidly over the final laps of the one-hour race was the #31 Team Parker Racing Bentley Continental GT3 which was started by Rick Parfitt Jnr and handed over to Seb Morris for a blinding last twenty minutes which saw him close the gap to the #7 car to .23 of a second as they crossed the line.