Greystone GT will make its Intelligent Money British GT Championship debut this season with reigning Silver-Am champions Stewart and Lewis Proctor.
For the Silverstone-based Greystone GT this represents not only a first venture into the UK’s leading GT racing series, but also a maiden full season of competition with a GT3 racing car.
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Having been founded in 2017 as a Supercar Trackday and High-Performance Test Day organisation, Greystone GT established its race team in late 2020 and debuted in 2021 in the GTH class of GT Cup running three McLaren 570S GT4s.
Father and son duo Stewart and Lewis Proctor are returning campaigning a McLaren 720S GT3 after spending 2021 with Balfe Motorsport. They finished seventh overall and won the new Silver-Am class after defeating fellow dad and lad pairing, Richard and Sam Neary, last year.
Both family crews remain in the category this term and are joined by several new additions, such as Redline Racing’s Alex Malykhin and James Dorlin.
“I’m looking forward to the season ahead with Greystone GT,” said Stewart. “They’re really focused on enhancing their standing in GT racing and that can only help Lewis and myself as we are too.
“Winning the Silver-Am title last year with Lewis was a very proud moment – every dad’s dream – and we achieved our target of finishing every race. But I think we can continue to move forwards in the overall field this year; score more outright podiums and generally be closer to the front everywhere. That’s the target and something we’ll all be pushing for.”
Lewis added: “As each year passes, the targets get higher and I’m aiming to win a race overall this year and be regularly contending for podiums. We have a good, strong testing programme in place with Greystone GT, which hopefully will mean we can hit the ground running when the season starts.
“Racing with dad last year was my first time with an Am co-driver and was something new that I had to learn. The season helped me to understand the whole dynamic much better so now as we go into our second year together, we can use that foresight to really push on.”
With a victory for the team in the GTH class for GT4 machinery which was then followed by a pair of successes in the Pure McLaren GT Series and, most significantly, a class win at the Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi in January this year, team principal Mark McLoughlin is now keen to make an impression on the GT3 ranks.
“We’re extremely proud to be making our British GT Championship debut in only our second year of competition and to have a pair of reigning champions behind the wheel of the McLaren,” he said. “Both Stewart and Lewis have made a big impression on the series in a very short space of time and together I’m sure we can score some strong results.
“We’ve recruited strongly in key areas over the winter and now have a team full of proven winners from national and international motorsport across the board. This gives us the ideal platform to continue our move forwards.”
Oulton Park hosts the first of this year’s seven Intelligent Money British GT Championship events on Easter Bank Holiday Weekend (April 16 & 18).
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