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“There’d Be Nothing better For Me Than To Win It!” – GT SPORT Motul Team RJN’s Bob Neville On the Build-Up To The TOTAL 24 Hours of Spa (05.07.18)

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Oxfordshire-based GT Sport Motul Team RJN will be bringing its new-for-2018 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 to the TOTAL 24 Hours of Spa. Owner and Team Principal recently spoke to www.Blancpain-GT-Series.com and, in a fascinating interview, the full contents of you can read here, outlined the massive amount of work it takes to prepare a world-class GT3 car for the rigours of the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.

In the middle of packed schedule of racing, Neville has his sights firmly set on victory at Spa but is under no illusions about the challenges that the next three weeks offers before the #22 and #23 entries can join the grid on Saturday July 28.

“The logistical task is virtually carried on from when the chequered flag drops the previous year,” said Neville. “This year will be particularly difficult as there’s a British GT round the preceding weekend (as part of the SRO Spa Speedweek), which we’re also doing.”

“There are arrangements to be made with SRO, such as paddock and garage space, which is really important to be able to arrive there in the right frame of mind. All of that starts really early on.”

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Barwell Motorsport Enters Second Huracán For Spa 24 For Minshaw, Keen, Osborne and Gavin.

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.

John Minshaw (Photo: Barwell Motorsport)
Jon Minshaw (Photo: Barwell Motorsport)

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