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PORSCHE GB JUNIOR HARPER TAKES EARLY CARRERA CUP GB LEAD INTO DONINGTON PARK

The 17th season of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB, the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK, got off to a flying start during its opening weekend at Brands Hatch. 18-year-old Porsche GB 2018 / 2019 Junior Dan Harper (JTR) established himself as the driver to beat in 2019, securing a commanding pole … Continue reading

301 RACES AND COUNTING FOR PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB

In the last race of 2018, Porsche Carrera Cup GB powered into its fourth century of races – 301 to date and counting, as the fastest single marque GT championship in the UK begins its 17th season. Part of an international family of over 20 championships, each Porsche Carrera Cup GB season has enthralled crowds … Continue reading

EQUIPE PRE ‘63 CLASSIC RACE SERIES SET FOR BUMPER 2019

Formulated to recreate the spirit of 1950s clubman motorsport, Equipe Pre ‘63 certainly captured the imagination of drivers and spectators alike this year – its inaugural season. It features a wide spread of marques including Aston Martin, Austin-Healey, Jaguar, Lotus, MG and Morgan, and among the many immaculately-prepared cars already to contest the series are … Continue reading

CATALUNYA, THUXTON AND CROFT HEADLINE FINALISED 2019 PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB GB CALENDAR

Celebrating the end of a successful season and looking ahead to 2019 was the theme of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB ‘Night of Motorsport’, held for a second year at the home of a very different type of horsepower, Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire. Opening the evening was the announcement of the finalised 2019 calendar, which … Continue reading

BUTEL VOWS TO BOUNCE BACK AFTER DIFFICULT DONINGTON

Channel Islander Jack Butel and English teammate Dominic Paul endured a tough weekend in the UK LMP3 Cup with the British pairing retiring from both of the one-hour races despite flashes of front-running pace throughout the weekend. After Snetterton silverware last time out, hopes were high in the Speedworks camp of a first win in … Continue reading

MAIDEN PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB WINS FOR WINS FOR ELLINAS AND PLATO AT DRAMATIC DONINGTON

Maiden Porsche Carrera Cup GB victories for Tio Ellinas (Slidesports Engineering) and Lewis Plato (JTR) at Donington Park means that the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK has seen four different winners from the first four rounds. Ellinas dominated qualifying in the wet and converted that into a race one victory, his … Continue reading

ELLINAS TAKES MAIDEN PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB POLE POSITION IN CHALLENGING CONDITIONS

Tio Ellinas (Slidesports) claimed the maiden pole position of his Carrera Cup GB career after dominating a wet qualifying session at Donington Park. Ellinas made the best of difficult conditions to post a time 0.767 clear of Lewis Plato (JTR) who starts today’s race alongside him on the front row. Overall championship points leader Dino … Continue reading

FURIOUS PRACTICE PACE SETS PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB SCENE FOR DONINGTON

The two practice sessions ahead of rounds three and four at Donington Park set the scene for what promises to be a closely contested qualifying session. Dino Zamparelli (Redline Racing) and Tom Wrigley (JTR) both posted times underneath the lap record – just two-tenths of a second covered the top three cars in both sessions.  In … Continue reading

BUTEL GETS HIS LMP3 SEASON OFF TO A STRONG START AT DONINGTON

Jerseyman Jack Butel made a strong start to his UK LMP3 Cup assault at the weekend (21/22 April). The Channel Islander got behind the wheel of the Speedworks Ligier JS P3 LMP3 at Donington Park for two, one-hour long races. Butel was joined by new teammate Dominic Paul and pair notched up seventh and fifth … Continue reading

PODIUM FOR UNITED AUTOSPORTS AT DONINGTON PARK WHILE LIGIER JS P4 MAKES SUCCESSFUL WORLDWIDE RACING DEBUT

United Autosports finished the opening round of the 2018 LMP3 Cup Championship with a podium as Andrew Bentley and Charlie Hollings finished third in the #32 Ligier JS P3 at Donington Park today (22 April). The race weekend also saw the worldwide racing debut of the brand new Ligier JS P4, which completed 102 racing … Continue reading

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