British GT News: 34-car entry announced at British GT Brands Hatch Media Day

bgt-logo 2This year’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship burst into life at Brands Hatch earlier today with the annual pre-season Media Day.

While several on-track sessions offered the 28 assembled cars an opportunity to test ahead of Oulton Park’s season opener in less than two weeks, it was also a chance for the series to unveil a raft of new partners, teams and drivers. Read more of this post

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British GT News: PETRONAS appointed as the official lubricants partner of British GT

bgt-logo 2PETRONAS Lubricants International is proud to be appointed as the official lubricants partner of the 2015 Avon Tyres British GT Championship. PETRONAS is taking part in the event together with its partner, Anglo American Oil Company Ltd.

PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS, the national oil corporation of Read more of this post

British GT News: Giddings joins Griffin for JWB British GT4 debut

bgt-logo 2Reigning GT4 title-holder Jake Giddings will return to the Avon Tyres British GT Championship this year alongside Kieran Griffin after switching to JWB Motorsport.

The 20-year-old will be at the wheel of a similar Aston Martin Vantage GT4 to the one that took him and former Beechdean AMR co-driver Ross Wylie to last year’s crown. Read more of this post

British GT News: Sunoco set to fuel British GT in 2015

bgt-logo 2The Avon Tyres British GT Championship is delighted to welcome back Sunoco as its official fuel and lubricants partner for the 2015 season.

Anglo American Oil Company Ltd’s race fuel division already supplies more than 22 different race series across the UK and Europe with high quality Sunoco Race fuels. And after three years away Sunoco is now set to return to the blue riband national championship that helped forge its reputation for quality and performance. Read more of this post

British GT News: Triple Eight reveals 2015 GT plans, joins Blancpain grid

Triple Eight logoTriple Eight reveals 2015 GT plans, joins Blancpain grid
• Full-season for Mowle, Osborne, Ratcliffe in Blancpain Endurance Series
• Third season for Mowle and Osborne in British GT
• Further drives available with the team in both series
Following a number of successful outings in new series last year, customer BMW squad, Triple Eight Racing, has Read more of this post

BRDC F4 News: BRDC F4 to co-headline with British GT Championship in 2015

BRDC F4 LogoThe BRDC Formula 4 Championship will share top billing with the British GT Championship at all six UK-based GT rounds next year, as well as headlining two other race meetings.

This new arrangement for BRDC F4 continues the tradition of the UK’s leading single-seater series accompanying the GT programme. The British F3 Championship previously ran on the same programme as GTs, but in contrast to British F3’s decline in recent years, BRDC F4 has boasted consistently strong grids and the most competitive racing Read more of this post

British GT News: Avon Tyres British GT Championship 2015 calendar revealed

bgt-logo 2The Avon Tyres British GT Championship today reveals its provisional calendar for the 2015 season as well as an exciting addition to race category classifications.

The 2015 season follows the highly-popular line-up of circuits as visited in 2014 including a return to the iconic Spa-Francorchamps, this time for a two-hour endurance race rather than this season’s two sprint races. Read more of this post

British GT News: New line-up announced by Optimum

bgt-logo 2All new pairing of Johnson and Robinson make long-term commitment

GT4 Ginetta team Optimum Motorsport will sport an exciting new driver line-up for the 2015 Avon Tyres British GT Championship season with Graham Johnson and Mike Robinson joining in a Ginetta G55 GT4 and committing to a minimum three-year programme. Read more of this post

British GT News: Triple Eight end 2014 with Donington top ten

bgt-logo 2Donington Park, Leicestershire 15th September 2014 – Triple Eight Race Engineering signed off the 2014 Avon Tyres British GT Championship with a battling top ten finish for Derek Johnston and Joe Osborne, but left Donington Park wondering what might have been with its two remaining BMW Z4 GT3s after a challenging final race of the year. Read more of this post

British GT News: Race Win for Trackspeed, Attard Takes Titles

bgt-logo 2Titles for Attard, Giddings, Wylie, Oman Racing Team and Century Motorsport

Trackspeed celebrated their second GT3 win in succession as the #63 combination of Jon Minshaw and Phil Keen took a late lead and victory in a dramatic season finale to the 2014 Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Donington Park today.

Whilst the Trackspeed car won the race, it was Marco Attard who won the GT3 Drivers’ Championship and the Blancpain Gentleman Read more of this post

British GT News: Triple Eight trio plan siege on Castle Donington

bgt-logo 2Greatworth, BANBURY 10th September 2014 – This weekend (September 13/14) marks the final round of the 2014 Avon Tyres British GT Championship, and while top BMW Motorsport team, Triple Eight Race Engineering is not in the title race this year, the trio of BMWs fielded by the Greatworth-based squad have plenty to prove as they seek to end the year on a high at Donington Park. Read more of this post

British GT News: The Donington Decider

bgt-logo 2Everything up for grabs at season finale

The Avon Tyres British GT Championship heads to Donington Park for the season finale with everything up for grabs on Leicestershire’s circuit’s famous curves over the weekend of September 13-14. All titles are yet to be decided, meaning thrilling battles in store across the GT3 and GT4 classes for both teams and drivers as well as the duel to win the Blancpain Gentleman Driver Trophy. Read more of this post

British GT News: Perfect comeback for Tandy and Ashburn

bgt-logo 2Beechdean scoop GT4 win at Brands

The #31 Trackspeed Porsche 997 GT3 R of David Ashburn and Nick Tandy made a perfect return in the penultimate round of the 2014 Avon Tyres British GT Championship with victory in GT3 whilst Beechdean AMR enjoyed a strong GT4 victory for Ross Wylie and Jake Giddings in the #407 Aston after a tense and fast-paced two-hour race at Brands Hatch. Read more of this post

British GT News: Beechdean take Brands Poles

bgt-logo 2Beechdean AMR bested Brands Hatch in qualifying for the penultimate round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship with a brace of pole positions, heading the field in the GT3 and GT4 classes today.

The #1 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 of the reigning champions took the GT3 pole with a combined time of 2:52.411 after pairing Andrew Howard and Jonny Adam completed their individual sessions. Alongside the #1 car on the grid for tomorrow’s two-hour race is the Read more of this post

British GT News: Title race conclusion edges closer at Brands Hatch

bgt-logo 2Brands Hatch will host the penultimate round of the 2014 Avon Tyres British GT Championship with thrilling battles in store in GT3, GT4 and the Blancpain Gentleman Driver Trophy across two hours of race action on August 31.

Thirty-two cars are set to take to the world-famous race destination with a plethora of marques set to do battle on the Grand Prix configuration of the Kent track. The marquees include nine Aston Martins, fives Ginettas, five BMWs, four Ferraris, three Porsches, as Read more of this post

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