A fantastic defensive drive from Michael Caine gave Oman Air Motorbase their second race win of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship, their first on the track after their Snetterton race win was decided in the steward’s office.
Beechdean teammates Jonny Adam and Andrew Howard made amends for last year’s near miss by taking victory in the two hour Avon Tyres British GT Championship race at Brands Hatch, taking the championship lead in the process.
In a pair of close finishes in the second Avon Tyres British GT Championship races at Snetterton David Ashburn and Nick Tandy became the first repeat winners of the 2013 season while Ryan Ratcliffe and Rick Parfitt Jr. added a second GT4 win to their first earlier in the day.
The combination of the Porsche 997 GT3R and Trackspeed’s trio of pro drivers proved too strong for the rest of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship as the team ended qualifying for tomorrow’s two hour race at Rockingham first, second and third.
A largely quiet second practice Avon Tyres British GT Championship ended with – just as the first did – a Trackspeed Porsche fastest, though this time it was championship leaders Nick Tandy and David Ashburn’s #31 fastest.
Trackspeed’s three Porsche 997 GT3R ended the opening practice session of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship in the top three places, Richard Westbrook the fastest man in the #32 car.
David Ashburn survived a two lap sprint under pressure from Mark Patterson to add a race win to his first race second place on a successful weekend of Avon Tyres British GT racing at Oulton Park.
Trackspeed began the Avon Tyres British GT Championship with a 1-2 at Oulton Park with Phil Keen taking the lead from Nick Tandy on the final lap of the first 60-minute race of the weekend.