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All new look as Foster and Berry join Optimum for British GT McLaren programme

Having claimed the outright GT3 honours in 2018 and the Silver Cup last season, Optimum Motorsport return to the Intelligent Money British GT Championship with a new look for the coming season, fielding a McLaren 720S GT3 with Nick Foster and Martin Berry. The Wakefield-based team has a long...
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Optimum Motorsport returns to British GT with Connor O’Brien and with Aston Martin

The start of the 2020 British GT Championship is still some way off, but Optimum Motorsport is already busy putting together its race programme for the forthcoming nine-round championship where the team aims to field two GT4 entries at a minimum. Connor O’Brien is the first Optimum driver to...
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A bitter-sweet British GT season finale for Optimum Motorsport

Optimum Motorsport headed to the final round of the British GT Championship at Donington Park realistic of its chances of adding the overall GT3 drivers’ championship to the Silver Cup success for Ollie Wilkinson and Bradley Ellis. The real aim was to finish the season off on a high,...
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Optimum Motorsport in it to win it as British GT heads back to Donington for The Decider

With no success penalty ballast on the #96 Aston Martin Vantage, Optimum Motorsport head to the British GT Championship season finale at Donington Park seeking its second GT3 victory and is in with a mathematical chance of repeating last’s years success in claiming the overall drivers’ championship. The season...
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Optimum racer Ollie Wilkinson receives the BRDC Rising Star accolade

It’s been a standout season to date for Optimum Motorsport and Ollie Wilkinson in both the British GT Championship as well as the International GT Open. The British Racing Drivers’ Club have certainly taken note and a result, Ollie is proud to become the latest BRDC Rising Star. The...
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Optimum, Wilkinson and Ellis take Silver Cup British GT Championship honours at Brands Hatch

Following back-to-back victories in GT Open and Spa-Francorchamps, the Optimum Motorsport team put in another stellar performance in the penultimate round of the British series to overcome a 20-second success penalty and severe tyre degradation to claim the GT3 Silver Cup Championship at Brands Hatch with one round remaining....
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Optimum Motorsport overcome GT4 issues to secure double top ten finish at Brands Hatch

While the GT3 side of the Optimum Motorsport garage wrapped up the Silver Cup honours with one round remaining, both GT4 Aston Martin Vantage entries suffered mechanical issues beyond the control of the team, but still came out with a double top-ten result in the penultimate round of the...
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Strong start: Optimum seeking more as British GT resumes at Snetterton

The Silver-Silver pairing of Ollie Wilkinson and Bradley Ellis have enjoyed a superb start to the British GT Championship with Optimum Motorsport in the new Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and are currently fourth in the overall standings. The duo also lead the Silver Cup, heading to Snetterton this coming...
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New GT4 pairings put in strong performance at Oulton British GT season opener

The opening round of the British GT Championship for the GT4 quartet of Connor O’Brien / Jack Butel and Mike Robinson / Patrik Matthiesen enjoyed a successful double header over the Easter weekend, securing solid finishes and valuable points with both cars. Qualifying hampered both sides somewhat, but race...
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Defending British GT Champions Optimum Motorsport shine with superb Oulton Park Podium

Having proved to be so dominant at the same venue last year, the 2019 edition of the Oulton Park season-opener to the British GT Championship brought lots of learnings, and with it came a superb first podium of the season – and Silver Cup victory – for Ollie Wilkinson...
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