Jack Mitchell Takes the GT4 title at Donington Park, as Finlay Hutchinson and Dan McKay claim their maiden class victory.
McLaren 570S GT4
Ben Tuck and Ben Green’s Century Motorsport BMW prevailed in a damp GT4 qualifying session at Donington Park earlier this afternoon.
This weekend sees the British GT Championship returns to Donington Park for what is shaping up to be a belter of a season finale. With five different GT4 crews all vying for the championship, we take a look ahead to the weekend’s action.
UltraTech Racing Team RJN claim their maiden podium in the British GT Championship at the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit
Graham Johnson and teammate Mike Robinson, secured their first GT4 class win of the season at Brands Hatch today aboard the #501 Balfe Motorsport McLaren 570S.
Century Motorsport and BMW also maintained their form by locking out the GT4 class’ front row. Dean Macdonald and championship leader Jack Mitchell claimed pole by just 0.022s from team-mates Ben Green and Ben Tuck.
Jack Mitchell’s victory at Spa-Francorchamps leaves the Century Motorsport driver 16.5 clear of his nearest GT4 rivals as British GT heads to Brands Hatch for Round 6 this weekend. There is the possibility that the GT4 drivers’ title could be decided on Sunday.
Century Motorsport’s duo of Dean Macdonald and Jack Mitchell triumphed in GT4. A perfectly timed pitstop just as the Safety Car was deployed handed Dean Macdonald and Jack Mitchell a lead they would maintain from Tolman Motorsport’s McLaren of Michael O’Brien and Charlie Fagg. The podium was completed by Equipe Verschuur’s Finlay Hutchison and Daniel McKay.
A frenetic British GT GT4 qualifying session at Spa today saw the pole position awarded to the #4 Tolman McLaren 570S and its crew of Michael O’Brien and Charlie Fagg.
The British GT Championship has moved to Belgium’s iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit ahead of round 7 this weekend. In the second of our previews, we take a look at the GT4 class.
The British GT GT4 podium was completed by Tolman Motorsport’s Jordan Albert and Lewis Proctor as well as Academy Motorsport’s Will Moore and Matt Nicoll-Jones whose third place was reinstated post-race when Patrik Matthiesen was adjudged to have gained an unfair advantage when passing the Aston Martin at the final corner on the last lap.
Equipe Verschuur has snatched the GT4 pole position at Silverstone following a day of firsts at the venerable British circuit.
Jetstream Motorsport’s Maxime Martin has topped British GT’s second free practice session at Silverstone this afternoon, while Matt George ensured that Aston Martin was also quickest in the GT4 class.
The fresh tarmac at Silverstone was always going to bring faster lap times, and so it was no surprise when Nicki Thiim and Scott Malvern both broke British GT lap records this morning.
In the second part of our Silverstone 500 preview, we take a look at the teams racing in the ultra-competitive GT4 category this weekend.