SV Racing will run two cars in the Michelin Ginetta GT4 Supercup for the first time next month, with Scotsman Rory Bryant joining the team for his home meeting at Knockhill on 23/24 August.
Former Scottish Legends rookie champion and two-time Scottish Fiesta ST champion Bryant enters the Supercup for the first time with previous experience racing Ginetta’s in the Britcar and British GT Championship’s under his belt.
After finishing second in Class 3 of the Britcar Production Cup in 2012, Bryant competed in five British GT rounds last season in a Blendini Motorsport-prepared Ginetta G50 GT4, taking one class win and eighth in the overall class standings.
The 26 year old, who currently performs the role of National Development Officer for Scottish Motor Sports (SMS), will be supported by Scottish e-cigarette specialists Vaporized for the Knockhill Supercup meeting, and is relishing the challenge.
“The Ginetta G55 shares a lot of similarities with the older G50 that I have raced previously,” said Bryant. “Even so, the cars are slightly different in terms of aero, engine size and power, which will make for a challenging first race, but I’m confident that my extensive experience of the Knockhill track will give me an advantage.
“Having been in touch with Danny (Buxton) earlier in the year, I’m chuffed to have secured a deal with him and to be back behind the wheel of a racecar.”
SV joined the Supercup at the start of the season with Ginetta GT5 Challenge graduate David Pittard and have enjoyed a strong campaign so far, with Pittard lying second in the championship with three wins to his name.
“Rory and I have been wanting to link up for a while and have worked hard to form a partnership, so it’s great to have this opportunity,” added SV director Danny Buxton. “His results have always stood out and I genuinely believe he will be the one to beat. I’m confident he can get up to speed quickly and help David Pittard’s title bid along.”