Gallery: British GT Mid Season Review

by Nick Smith

With the British GT Championship adding a round at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium this year, the gap between round 5 at Snetterton and the blue riband Silverstone 500 event marks the mid point of the championship season. Our photographer for British GT has put together a gallery of images from the previous five rounds, capturing some of the best of the season so far.

Race start at Snetterton for round 5 of the championship.
The championship leaders, Barwell Motorsport's Phil Keen and Jon Minshaw, have had their best start to the season yet.
Team Parker Racing's Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR at Snetterton.
Hi speed but with technical sections, Rockingham Motor Speedway needs an expert touch from defending champions PMW Expo Racing.
McLaren 570S GT4 entries make up five of the bumper GT4 grid in British GT for 2017.
Driver changes are key in British GT. Every second counts.
The two class structure of British GT brings excitement on almost every lap.
For the first time since Silverstone 2016, British GT has a Ferrari entered, the Spirit of Race run 488 GT3.
The wide open spaces of Snetterton offer treacherous safety. Space to go off, but no grip on the grass. Barwell Motorsport's Lamborghini treats the track with the respect it deserves.
Throughout the paddock at Snetterton there was support for the victims of the horrible terrorist attack in Manchester.
Defending GT4 champions PMW Expo Racing are leading the Ginetta fight against the might of the McLarens.
As the MacMillan AMR Vantage GT4 shows from Snetterton, damage has been a constant companion in 2017.
Front engine, rear wheel drive. Two very different takes on the same concept from Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz.
Out of their comfort zone, the speedway banking of Rockingham is one of the iconic shots of British GT.
Barwell Motorsport's Lamborghini Huracan GT3 carries British Touring Car Championship runner up Sam Tordoff.
The Nissan 370Z returns to the British GT Championship in 2017.
Pushing too hard and politics have cast shadows over Century Motorsport's first season running the GT3 version of the Ginetta G55.
Repaired after a massive shunt at Oulton Park, the Rollcentre Racing Team ABBA Mercedes has been slow off the mark in 2017.
A good start to the season for MacMillan AMR's first forray into GT3 was capped off by a pole and a podium at Snetterton.
Lakeside is a long left hander with bite but a great place to watch race cars.
Switching from BMW to Mercedes has brought the team a fine haul of points.
Equipped with a new engine for 2017 the GT3 Ginetta has found pace, but no luck.
One of the slowest corners in the championship, Tarzan corner at Rockingham is a great place to see the beasts of GT3 tamed.
Shell Oils Hairpin at Oulton Park sucks in the Mercedes and spits it out into the run through Hislops and Knickerbrook.
The big GT4 grid and small but high quality GT3 entry make for a busy race track with lots of overtaking.
A strong start in 2017 for the Team Parker Racing Bentley has been blighted by a succession of penalties for Sebastian Morris.
Rockingham gave the big front engined cars a chance to stretch their legs, but the real fight was between the Bentley and the Ferrari.
The first round of the championship at Oulton Park is always a picturesque event. RCIB Insurance Racing had mixed fortunes though, with a strong run in one car and a massive wreck in the other.
The GT3 Ginetta is a rare beast, with only two racing. Century Motorsport have been unlucky with their run in the early part of the season, leaving the cars at home for Snetterton.
Deer Leap, the final corner at Oulton Park is a fantastic place to view the latest GT4 machines at their best.
The #7 Team Parker Racing Bentley Continental GT3 at Oulton Park was the other part of the monster accident which almost demolished the Team ABBA Mercedes.
One of the big beasts of the championship handles one of the most technical pit entrances in British motorsport at Oulton Park.

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