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

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British GT News: Jade Edwards joins Optimum Motorsport

bgt-logo 2Aston Martin GT4 Challenge driver Jade Edwards will join Matt Draper at Optimum Motorsport in the #41 Ginetta G55 GT4 for the Snetterton 300 round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship on June 21-22. Read more of this post

BGT – British GT 2013: Brands Hatch Qualifying Report

British GT LogoBrown’s Optimum performance takes Brands Hatch pole

Dan Brown and Steve Tandy will start tomorrow’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship race from pole-position after a thrilling qualifying session on the Brands Hatch GP circuit this afternoon. The 888Optimum BMW Z4 finished the 30-minute qualifying 0.3s ahead of the Beechdean AMR Aston Martin V12 Vantage of Jonny Adam and Andrew Howard. A three-way fight for GT4 class pole was a highlight, and it was Optimum Motorsport who took their first pole of the 2013 season with Ryan Ratcliffe’s ballsy late effort ensuring they finished top. Read more of this post

British GT – MOTORBASE AND TRACKSPEED GIVE PORSCHE WINS AT SNETTERTON

David Ashburn / Nick Tandy Trackspeed Porsche 997 GT3R

David Ashburn / Nick Tandy Trackspeed Porsche 997 GT3R

PARFITT JNR AND RATCLIFFE’S OPTIMUM PERFORMANCES SEE THEM TAKE TWO GT4 WINS

Two exceptional Avon Tyres British GT Championship races were played out amidst a packed Snetterton crowd in glorious summer shine yesterday. Spectators witnessed a hotly contested race one give Michael Caine and Ahmad Al Harthy their fifth successive points score in 2013 and David Ashburn and Nick Tandy become the first repeat winners in the 2013 season in race two. GT4 was cleaned up by the Optimum Motorsport pair of Ryan Ratcliffe and Rick Parfitt Jnr who now lead the popular class. Read more of this post