Breeze Dominates For Second Rockingham Win


Carl Breeze completed a perfect raceday at Rockingham with a second lights to flag Michelin Ginetta GT4 Supercup victory in Round 22 this afternoon.

Breeze started the race from pole courtesy of his win in the earlier opening race, with championship leader Tom Oliphant alongside him.

Those two went side-by-side into the Deene hairpin for the first time, with Breeze emerging in front as Oliphant slotted into second ahead of Will Burns.

Breeze almost instantly started edging away him his title rival, with Oliphant left to battle Burns behind for second.

The 2012 champion’s advantage shot up to a high of eight seconds as the race progressed, before he backed off in the closing stages to a 4.2 second win – his sixth of the season.

Behind, Oliphant held on to second until lap twelve when a determined Burns forced his way through, going on to complete a HHC one-two for his

Third place was enough to extend Oliphant’s podium run to thirteen, the second highest streak in Supercup history, to maintain a 57 point championship lead.

Ollie Jackson held off Bradley Smith and Tom Wrigley throughout to take a sixth top four finish of the campaign, while Reece Somerfield recovered from early contact that ended Connaire Finn’s race to take seventh.

Finn’s absence and a late mechanical problem for Osamu Kawashima gave Fraser Robertson his maiden AM class victory, with Kawashima nursing his car home in second.

Full race results can be found here.