Enduro Motorsport has announced it will contest the full season of the 2021 Intelligent Money British GT Championship with the driving partnership of team founder Morgan Tillbrook and 2011 GT4 champion Marcus Clutton.
The team, founded in 2020, has been competing in the GT Cup Championship and was due to make race-by-race appearances in the British GT Championship this season. The opportunity to acquire the Balfe Motorsport race-winning McLaren 720S GT3 meant that plans have changed.
Enduro Motorsport founder Morgan Tillbrook is looking forward to the challenge of stepping up to the senior category in 2021.
“Yep, things have escalated pretty quickly!” said Tillbrook. “We’d previously planned to do a few British GT rounds with the Merc before embarking on a full season in 2022 but when the McLaren became available – and it’s a chassis with race-winning pedigree in British GT – the opportunity was too good to pass up.
“Marcus’ knowledge will be invaluable and he’s more than quick enough to mix it with the championship’s familier Pro drivers. A podium or two would represent a really good first season for us.”
Lancashire-based Clutton, 2020 Radical Challenge champion, had two outings in last season’s British GT Championship and is excited about embarking on a full-season campaign in the premier domestic GT series.
“Personally, it’s great to be racing at this level again but more importantly a full-season programme offers the team a chance to build momentum while learning at a faster rate,” said Clutton. “Morgan doesn’t have the experience of British GT’s established Ams but he’s got the raw speed to worry them.
“I’d liken him to to a Graham Davidson who laid the foundations for his 2019 drivers’ title the year before. We definitely see this as a multi-year programme that builds towards a championship challenge.”
The 2021 Intelligent Money British GT Championship gets underway at Brands Hatch in May 22 – 23, a meeting at which spectators will be welcomed.