Redhill-based TF Sport has confirmed that it will enter a pair of new Aston Martin Vantage GT4s in the 2019 British Gt Championship. The team had previously announced that Alex Toth-Jones would campaign its first GT4 entry since 2014.
The revised four-driver line-up will include the some of championship’s youngest competitors when 16-year -olds Tom Canning and Patrick Kibble join Rory Collingbourne and Josh Price, the exact driver pairings yet to be confirmed.
Canning joins TF Sport after a year in the British GT Championship when he raced with Stellar Performance and, latterly, with Protechnika Motorsport in its Mercedes-AMG GT4 in which he team owner drove to second place in the GT4 Pro/Am category in the team’s debut outing at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.
Rory Collingbourne has previous GT experience having contested the 2018 Porsche Carrera Cup GB in the Pro/Am class with Redline Racing. In 2017 the Newport, South Wales-based driver drove in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia with Liepart Motorsport.
Patrick Kibble finished fourth in the 2018 Ginetta Junior Championship whilst Josh Price joins TF Sport from the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship in he finished 37th in 2018, driving the Autoglym Academy Racing Subaru Levorg GT.
TF Sport Director Tom Ferrier is excited at the prospect of the 2019 season.
“We need to hit the ground running on our return to GT4 competition.” said Tom Ferrier. “We have a clear objective and that is to win races and be in the position to challenge for the title with both cars. We’re delighted to have these four young drivers on board with TF Sport for the 2019 season.”
The announcement confirms that TF Sport will be running four cars in the 2019 British GT Championship with two entries in the GT3 class having been previously announced.
The British GT Championship open at Oulton park on April 20 – 22