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WILKINSON CLIMBS THE ORDER IN DEBUT PAUL RICARD 1000KM

Ollie Wilkinson delivered a stand-out performance in his debut Circuit Paul Ricard 1000km race, helping JOTA team-mates Rob Bell and Ben Barnicoat to bring home the top McLaren 720S GT3 of the 47-car field, 14th in the Pro class. Undertaking his first season as a McLaren Factory Driver, Wilkinson delivered two stellar stints, bringing the … Continue reading

BALFE MOTORSPORT SET FOR SPANISH SWING

Balfe Motorsport makes its return to International GT Open this weekend (October 30-November 1) as Shaun Balfe and Rob Bell link up in the team’s distinctive McLaren 720S GT3 in Spain. The pair will make their first appearance in the series since claiming the Pro-Am championship title in 2017, in a previous generation of McLaren … Continue reading

BALFE MOTORSPORT MAKES A RETURN TO THE INTERNATIONAL GT OPEN

Three years after claiming the Pro-Am championship title, Lincolnshire-based race team Balfe Motorsport is delighted to announce it will return to International GT Open for the final round of the 2020 season. Shaun Balfe and Rob Bell, who raced to success together in the series in 2017, will undertake driving duties in a McLaren 720S … 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

McLAREN CUSTOMER RACING STRENGTHENS PROFESSIONAL GT DRIVER INITIATIVE WITH THREE-TIER GT PROGRAMME

Ahead of the 2019 season, McLaren Customer Racing continues to broaden its offering for customer teams racing globally, while further strengthening its professional driver programmes with the formation of the McLaren Young Professional category. The addition of three new Factory Drivers have also been confirmed for the 2019 season with Álvaro Parente, who recently campaigned … Continue reading

McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE EXPANDS CUSTOMER-FOCUSED MOTORSPORT OFFERING

McLaren Automotive is to expand its race-winning activities in GT racing with a number of new initiatives. Headlining these is the announcement that a new 720S GT3 race car will join the successful 570S GT4, and this new model will begin testing next year for launch with customer teams in 2019. To serve customers engaging … Continue reading

ROB BELL JOINS BALFE MOTORSPORT’S 2017 GT OPEN PROGRAMME

Balfe Motorsport will continue to be one of the strongest forces in the International GT Open this season. The British squad, which impressed by taking runner-up honors last year, will be sporting again its McLaren 650S. The novelty is in the driver line-up: with Phil Keen taken by other programmes, Shaun Balfe will have a … Continue reading

GARAGE 59 McLAREN CLAIMS MAIDEN WIN IN BLANCPAIN GT SERIES SPRINT CUP

Rob Bell and Alvaro Parente took the #58 Garage 59 McLaren to its first win in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, claiming victory at the main race on the Nürburgring. The #28 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT R8 of René Rast and Will Stevens was only a couple of seconds behind, while Jules Szymkowiak … Continue reading

FACTORY DRIVER ROB BELL TAKES BLANCPAIN GT POINTS LEAD AFTER PAUL RICARD VICTORY

Victory for the McLaren 650S GT3 at the Paul Ricard 1000km sees McLaren GT Factory Driver Rob Bell lead the overall Blancpain GT Drivers Championship by 20 points. The race was won in dramatic fashion with Bell and fellow Factory Drivers Shane Van Gisbergen and Côme Ledogar taking the chequered flag after six hours with … Continue reading

TOP 10 FINISH ON HOME SOIL KEEPS McLAREN GT FACTORY DRIVER ROB BELL IN BLANCPAIN TITLE HUNT

The #58 650S GT3 of customer team Garage 59 finished P6 in the second round of the Blancpain Endurance Cup at Silverstone to maintain Factory Driver Rob Bell’s Blancpain GT Series title hopes with six rounds remaining. There was further success for the 650S GT3 in Italy as customer team FFF Racing Team by ACM … Continue reading

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