Carl Breeze is looking for an upturn in fortunes in the next rounds of the 2014 Michelin Ginetta GT4 Supercup at Donington Park after a nightmare opening weekend to the season.
The 2012 Supercup champion signed a late deal with United Autosports to return to the championship, meaning he didn’t have a chance to test the new GT4 spec Ginetta G55 ahead of the weekend.
The 35 year old got acquainted with the car fairly quickly, and converted a tenth place qualifying performance into a fantastic fourth place finish in the weekend’s opening race.
That proved to be the highlight of the meeting though, with contact at the first turn on race two meaning his race abruptly ended in the gravel, before a broken suspension meant he failed to complete the opening lap in race three either.
“I was ecstatic to get fourth place in the first race as I’m still learning the car having done no pre-season testing – it was beyond my wildest dreams,” said Breeze.
“I made good starts in the other two races but was hit from behind in the second race sending me into the gravel trap and then the front suspension broke in the last race of the day. I’ll come back fighting at Donington!”