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WILKINSON VOWS TO COME BACK STRONGER AFTER 24 HOURS OF SPA ENDS IN DISAPPOINTMENT

Despite the disappointment of an early end to his debut Total 24 Hours of Spa appearance, Ollie Wilkinson can still count his first outing at the world’s greatest GT3 race with McLaren as a significant career milestone.  Just three years after starting his racing career, Wilkinson lined up alongside the world’s greatest sportscar drivers for … Continue reading

WILKINSON BELGIUM BOUND FOR SPA 24 HOURS DEBUT FOR McLAREN

McLaren Professional Driver, Ollie Wilkinson will make his Total 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps debut on 22-25 October, where he, Rob Bell and Joe Osborne will give the McLaren 720S GT3 its maiden outing in the 72nd running of the twice around the clock endurance race. Wilkinson, age 24 from Leeds, takes on the historic event … Continue reading

IMMACULATE IMOLA GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE DEBUT FOR WILKINSON AND MCLAREN

McLaren professional Driver Ollie Wilkinson and Factory Drivers Joe Osborne and Rob Bell gave the McLaren 720S GT3 an outstanding GT World Challenge Europe debut at Imola, taking the Optimum Motorsport machine from 22nd to finish eighth and score their maiden points of the season. The Optimum Motorsport trio expertly navigated their way through an … Continue reading

WILKINSON SET FOR GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE DEBUT WITH McLAREN

Ollie Wilkinson gets his 2020 season underway at Imola next weekend, as he makes his GT World Challenge powered by AWS debut in the Optimum Motorsport McLaren 720S GT3. A McLaren Professional Driver, Wilkinson teams up with McLaren Factory Drivers Joe Osbourne and Rob Bell as a Pro line-up for the first time, to give … Continue reading

WILKINSON MOVES TO GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE ENDURANCE CUP IN OPTIMUM MOTORSPORT McLAREN 720S GT3

Ollie Wilkinson will take the step up to the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup for the first time in 2020 for his maiden season as a McLaren Professional Driver. Graduating to the highest echelons of world-class GT3 competition, the 23-year-old will join McLaren Factory Drivers, Joe Osborne and Rob Bell, as a Pro-class line-up … Continue reading

WILKINSON & TURNER DENIED GT OPEN HOME SUCCESS AT SILVERSTONE

BRDC Rising Star Ollie Wilkinson and Optimum Motorsport team-mate Darren Turner were cruelly denied a home race podium result at Silverstone this afternoon, capping a weekend to forget on the sole UK leg of the International GT Open series. Wilkinson was in the process of taking Martin Kodrić’s Teo Motorsport McLaren and Norbert Siedler’s Emil … Continue reading

WILKINSON RETURNS TO INTERNATIONAL GT OPEN HOME SOIL AT SILVERSTONE

Ollie Wilkinson, who was recently crowned the 200th International GT Open race winner, returns to home soil for the series’ sole UK outing at Silverstone, 7-8 September, in the Optimum Motorsport-run Aston Martin Vantage GT3. The 23-year-old heads to the home of the British Grand Prix with the memory of his maiden outright GT Open … Continue reading

WILKINSON & ELLIS IMPRESS AS GT OPEN PAUL RICARD RUNNERS-UP

Ollie Wilkinson and Optimum Motorsport teammate Bradley Ellis notched up their first International GT Open podium in the season opener at Paul Ricard, narrowly missing out on a Pro-Am class win whilst finishing within the top six overall in the Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT3. Second in class on Sunday followed a sixth-place Pro-Am finish … Continue reading

WILKINSON & ELLIS START FIRST FULL INTERNATIONAL GT OPEN CAMPAIGN AT PAUL RICARD

Aston Martin Racing Academy driver, Ollie Wilkinson will begin his first full-season International GT Open campaign in the opening round at Paul Ricard, France, this weekend, aboard the Optimum Motorsport-run Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT3 with teammate Bradley Ellis. 2019 marks the start of only a third year of racing for the 22-year-old Yorkshireman. He … Continue reading

BUTEL WARMS-UP IN DUBAI AHEAD OF GT SPORTS CAR SEASON

Jack Butel contested his first race meeting of 2019, with the Jerseyman traveling to the Middle East to contest the Dubai 24 hours with new team Optimum Motorsport in its Ginetta G55 GT4 sports car. Butel will be driving for the English team this season and used the desert curtain raiser to familiarise himself with … Continue reading

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