Archive for July, 2016


Optimum seek fresh start in British GT Championship

Optimum Motorsport confirms that Ryan Ratcliffe and Will Moore will no longer race in the British GT Championship and is now seeking new drivers for the final two-rounds of the Championship. The decision is based around ongoing difficulties with the silver/silver weight penalties and achieving the desired results as...
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Optimum Motorsport denied 24H Paul Ricard podium by mechanical issues

Optimum Motorsport’s push for a podium in the CREVENTIC 24H Series powered by HANKOOK 24H Paul Ricard was thwarted by mechanical issues during the hours of darkness on Sunday (16 July) morning. Joe Osborne qualified the 14 Audi in fourth and duly took the start of the twice-around-the-clock endurance...
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Optimum has “unfinished business” as Sandström bolsters 24H Paul Ricard line-up

Optimum Motorsport welcomes Audi Sport factory driver Edward Sandström for its second twice-around-the-clock endurance race of 2016, the CREVENTIC 24H Series powered by HANKOOK 24H Paul Ricard (15-17 July). Sandström’s motorsport career had unusual beginnings. He was one of 450 entrants in a competition organised by Swedish motoring magazine,...
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Optimum Motorsport makes welcome return to British GT4 podium at Spa

Optimum Motorsport returned to the GT4 podium in Round 6 of the 2016 Pirelli British GT Championship at Belgium’s legendary and evocative Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps (8-9 July). On Friday (8 July), a brief rain shower meant sector two of Spa’s 7km lap was particularly wet for the start of...
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Optimum Motorsport to mix it at the sharp end in British GT flyaway at Spa

Optimum Motorsport senses an opportunity to mix it with the GT3 frontrunners and reinforce its GT4 points lead during the Pirelli British GT Championship’s annual cross-Channel trip to Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps (8-9 July). Will Moore and Ryan Ratcliffe slipped and slid to a season’s best fifth place in the...
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