Griffin Confident Ahead Of Silverstone WEC Race

Matt Griffin is confident ahead of the World Endurance Championship’s visit to Silverstone this weekend.

The Irishman, who finished third in the number 61 AF Corse-Waltrip Ferrari at Spa, is hungry for the victory ahead of his “home” race. The 458 will race in the competitive GTE-Am class for the six hour event.

“I feel very good about the weekend ahead. The world Endurance championship is the toughest series in the world but I know AF Corse will give me a very fast package as usual. We were very competitive at Le Mans and finished 3rd at Spa so I think we can challenge for victory at Silverstone,” Griffin said.

Following Silverstone, Matt and fellow AF Corse driver, Gianmaria Bruni will travel to Malaysia for the Merdeka 12 hour race at Sepang. Griffin endured a bout of bad luck at last year’s race, where he retired with mechanical failure with just one hour of the race left to go and feels like he has unfinished business. He will drive for the Clearwater Racing team.

“The Merdeka is a very very tough race but I want to finish the job this year and I am sure we are up to the task. Clearwater Racing is a world class team and we have a top group of drivers, so the plan is to push for the win. To be able to travel to Malaysia after a good result at Silverstone that will give me maximum confidence.”