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Optimum to withdraw from 2017 Michelin Le Mans Cup programme

Optimum Motorsport confirms that it is to withdraw from the Michelin Le Mans Cup with immediate effect due to Flick Haigh being unable to compete on medical grounds. As a result, the team will not be taking part in the penultimate round of the championship this weekend at Spa...
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Optimum Motorsport clinch CREVENTIC SP3 GT4 title in Portimao

Optimum Motorsport secured the SP3 GT4 teams’ and drivers’ titles last weekend in the CREVENTIC 24H Series at Portimao after finishing a fighting second in class. Champion-elect Dan O’Brien was joined on 25-car grid by Aleksander Schjerpen and Ollie Wilkinson for the final round in the #231 Ginetta G55...
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Optimum Motorsport battle adversity to score Paul Ricard podium

The fourth round of the Michelin Le Mans Cup took place at Paul Ricard at the weekend (25-26 August, 2017) and for Optimum Motorsport it proved to be a tough and frustrating event as while the podium position was welcome, it was a race that could have seen both...
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Optimum Motorsport returns to Paul Ricard aiming for victory

Optimum Motorsport are at the mid-point of the Michelin Le Mans Cup championship and are busy preparing for this weekend’s (25-26 August, 2017) fourth round of the series that takes place at Circuit Paul Ricard, France. The team will again field the #75 Audi R8 LMS for Flick Haigh...
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Schjerpen joins Optimum Motorsport as title goes to the wire in Portimao

Optimum Motorsport heads to Portimao with the very familiar Ginetta G55 GT4, but behind the wheel, there have been a few changes for this weekend’s (25-26 August, 2017) CREVENTIC 24-Hour Series race. Dan O’Brien is no stranger to the team having won in Dubai and competed in all five...
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Optimum Motorsport secures podium and title momentum in Austria

Optimum Motorsport arrived at the Red Bull Ring at the weekend (21-22 July 2017) keen to show their pace and ensure a podium position for the Michelin Le Mans Cup championship race, something they achieved with great success. Having notched up a second place at Monza and then suffered...
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Optimum aiming high as Michelin Le Mans Cup heads to Austria

Optimum Motorsport has shown great pace with Flick Haigh and Joe Osborne all season, running at the front at Monza before finishing a fine second, and setting blistering lap times at the Road to Le Mans last month. With just nine points covering those competing in Austria, the team...
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Optimum Motorsport delighted with McLaren British GT pace at Spa

Optimum Motorsport endured a roller-coaster race weekend as the British GT Championship visited Spa-Francorchamps at the weekend (7-8 July, 2017) and after electrical gremlins struck in qualifying, the team bounced back in race one as they ran in third position before being taken out by a rival, while race...
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Optimum Motorsport gear up for the challenge of British GT at Spa

Having made their debut in the all-new McLaren 570S GT4 at Silverstone last month, Optimum Motorsport has used the short break ahead of this weekend’s British GT round at Spa-Francorchamps (14-15 July 2017) to fully optimise the new equipment in readiness for one of the biggest races of the...
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Optimum second at Imola as 24H Series title race goes down to the wire

Optimum Motorsport secured second position in a closely fought battle Saturday evening (1 July, 2017) as the Creventic 24H Endurance Series travelled to Imola for a two-part 12H challenge. Julio Martini joined Ade Barwick and Dan O’Brien in the #231 Ginetta G55 GT4 in the SP3-GT4 class, with the...
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