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British GT season opener postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

(Press release: British GT, 17 March 2020) The opening round of this season’s Intelligent Money British GT Championship has been postponed following guidance issued by the UK government and Motorsport UK in response to containing the spread of coronavirus and COVID-19. A new date for Oulton Park’s double header,...
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Lights to flag British GT Spa victory for Optimum Motorsport

Optimum Motorsport enjoyed a near perfect weekend at Spa-Francorchamps claiming pole position and securing a dominant victory in the #96 Aston Martin Vantage GT3. The result marks Ollie Wilkinson’s first win in the championship and comes hot on the heels of his great win two weeks ago in GT...
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British GTs flyaway round beckons for Optimum Motorsport

Optimum Motorsport return to Spa-Francorchamps in the fifth round of the British GT Championship this weekend. After being denied of a podium at Donington Park last month, GT3 drivers Ollie Wilkinson and Bradley Ellis head to Belgium full of confidence. The pair have already had a successful campaign in...
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Optimum Motorsport miss out on a podium at Donington Park

Optimum Motorsport narrowly missed out on a podium in Donington Park, after a fire to the rear of the GT3 ended their hopes prematurely. Ollie Wilkinson and Bradley Ellis impressed in qualifying to set a collective 2:55:582 to slot into seventh on the grid. Ollie’s initial time in the...
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Optimum Motorsport move to third in the British GT Championship after a successful Silverstone 500 outing

Optimum Motorsport ended the Silverstone 500 with all cars in their class top ten to secure a large points haul supporting their title hopes. The result promotes GT3 drivers Ollie Wilkinson and Bradley Ellis to third place in the drivers championship, while Patrik Matthiesen and Mike Robinson secured their...
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Optimum Motorsport to focus on British GT ahead of Silverstone 500

Optimum Motorsport today announce that the GT3 Aston Martin Vantage will contest the next round of British GT, instead of returning to the GT Open. The Silverstone 500 (3hrs) is a staple on the British GT calendar and a strong showing at the home of British motor racing next...
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Snetterton British GT Championship rounds prove frustrating for Optimum Motorsport

Having put down solid foundations to the British GT Championship at Oulton Park, Optimum Motorsport travelled to Snetterton this weekend (18-19 May) for rounds three and four confident of a good result in both the GT3 and GT4 classes. Ultimately, it proved to be a disappointing weekend for the...
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Optimum all set for three-car push as British GT gets underway at Oulton Park

Optimum Motorsport return to British GT Championship once again, scaling up from a single car operation in 2018 to three cars for the current campaign which gets underway this coming Easter weekend at Oulton Park with two one-hour races. In the GT3 category, Optimum Motorsport are the defending champions...
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Team Manager Bas Leinders looks ahead to the British GT Championship

With three cars in the field this year in British GT, Team Manager Bas Leinders looks ahead to the fresh challenge of fielding two entries in the GT4 class, as well aiming to defend the teams’ drivers title in GT3. Q: It’s been a busy off season getting ready...
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O’Brien joins Optimum Motorsport for two-car British GT Championship GT4 challenge

Optimum Motorsport are pleased to confirm that it will field two new generation Aston Martin GT4s in the 2019 British GT Championship with Ginetta racer Connor O’Brien stepping up from GT5 competition. After making his circuit racing debut in 2017, Connor returned to the Ginetta GT5 Challenge for a...
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