Glynn Geddie heads in to rounds 9 and 10 of the FIA GT3 European Championship in Slovakia confident that he and team-mate Dan Brown can kick-start their season after technical issues hampered their last weekend of racing in the championship.

The pair entered the Ferrari 458 Italia in the International GT Open at Brands Hatch the following weekend taking victory in the first race followed by a strong 5th place in the second.

“It’s been a very steep learning curve this year,” said Geddie. “Where we’ve shown promising pace at times but we just haven’t been able to make a mark on the results sheets – so it’s been frustrating and disappointing – but we have used the five-week gap between Paul Ricard and Slovakia wisely and I’m happy with the progress we’ve made.

Geddie is hoping that there will be a more even playing field with the majority of the field not having been along to the Slovakian circuit.

“The Slovakia Ring is a fairly new circuit so I don’t think many, if any, of the field would have raced there before which will definitely even things up a bit.” said Geddie. “I’ve been keeping myself focused and I’m confident we can make a decent challenge this weekend, especially after having such a good weekend at Brands in the GT Open, so I’m looking forward to getting there and seeing what we can do.”

Team-mate Brown added: “The new Slovakia Ring race circuit is an unknown quantity but it has some interesting features and should suit us and the car. I'm looking forward to it, and to Glynn and I maintaining our good form from our last race.”