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In a wet and cold first practice session of the weekend for the British GT Championship grid at Rockingham Motor Speedway, Yelmer Buurman, driving the #116 ERC Sport Mercedes-AMG GT3 he shares with Lee Mowle, set the quickest time of the 60-minute session with a 1:32.478. Second quickest in the GT3 category was the #33 Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini Huracan GT3 in which Phil Keen set a 1:32.666
Third quickest in the senior category was the #11 TF Sport Aston Martin V12 Vantage with a 1:33.175 set by Nicki Thiim in the car he shares with Mark Farmer.
Tolman Motorsport Ltd showed its strenth in the GT4 category by setting the top three quickest times. The #4 Tolman Motorsport Ltd McLaren 570S GT4 driven by Michael O’Brien and Charlie Fagg was quickest with a 1:37.250 while the #5 entry, driven by Lewis Proctor and Jordan Albert was less than .4 of a second slower with a 1:37.642.
The #56 Tolman McLaren was third quickest in class with a 1:37.728.
FP2, a further 60-minutes session, begins at 11:45 with qualifying starting at 15:25