Team Brit win on debut GT race

Monday, May 14, 2018

Setting the trend of success during last weekends worth of motorsport was Aston Martin Racing latest GT4 team, Team Brit who scored a number of significant milestones in their quest to be the first all disabled team to compete at Le Mans.

Racing their new V8 Vantage GT4 in a competitive race for the very first time on Saturday at the Aston Martin Owners Club meeting at Oulton Park, drivers Warren McKinlay and Jimmy Hill were the fortunate ones out of many with the team to have that honour.. The pair were again guided around the track in the first instance under the watchful eye of team driving coach Tom Jackson.

Despite more experienced opposition from the Stratton Motorsport team, the duo secured class pole and a convincing lights to flag win the the GT Challenge event.

CEO and Founder of Team BRIT, Dave Player said, “we couldn’t have asked for a better weekend. Moving to GT4 racing is a huge step forward for us as a team and also for the individual drivers. We are dedicating ourselves 100% to our goals of reaching Le Mans and of changing the motorsport industry so that disabled drivers can compete on equal terms. Our success this weekend is a reflection of this dedication and we look forward to showing what we can do at our next race – the Aston Martin Le Mans Festival.”

Team BRIT competes on the iconic Le Mans race circuit in the Aston Martin Le Mans Festival on the 16th June. They will be the first all-disabled team to race on the circuit.

Photo credits - Kingsize Photography.
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