Author: Jurek Biegus

Nürburgring 24 Hours Qualification Race report and gallery

Yelmer Buurman took victory for Mercedes-AMG GT3 team Black Falcon in the Nürburgring 24 Hours Qualification Race ahead of Nicky Catsburg in the Rowe Racing BMW M6 GT3. At the start of the final lap Catsburg was under the rear wing of the leading Mercedes-AMG but once onto the Nordschleife, Buurman pushed ahead as he benefited from a better run through the backmarkers to finish the race 2.15 seconds ahead of his fellow countryman. Dominik Baumann took P3 in the number 47 HTP Motorsport Mercedes-AMG GT3 after passing pole-sitter and early leader Robin Frijns with ten minutes to go. The...

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Kelvin van der Linde: “Expectations will be different now”

South African driver Kelvin van der Linde pulled off the best possible debut in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup by taking victory at Zolder with co-driver Steijn Schothorst. With championship success in both his native South Africa and current home Germany where he added a Nürburgring 24 Hours win in 2017, Van der Linde was as surprised as anyone with his Zolder weekend, considering the package only game together in the last couple of months. “We obviously didn’t expect that coming into the weekend,” said van der Linde. “We were hoping to get into the top 10, as...

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British GT Oulton Park gallery

The British GT Championship got underway this week with its traditional Easter weekend fixture at Oulton Park. The weather deteriorated as the days passed, resulting in race 2 on Monday afternoon being abandoned. So while we dry our gear, here’s some of what we shot this weekend. Photos by Jurek Biegus....

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Graham Davidson: “I needed a step up; British GT was that”

Every year it seems that the death knell is sounded for GT3 as costs are pushed ever higher by factories chasing glory. Yet, the allure of GT3 still draws in gentleman drivers looking to mix it with the big boys. The 2018 British GT season will likely be one of the most competitive on record as the championship benefits from the extended FIA WEC Super Season which has left big gaps in the calendars of a number of factory drivers. For 2018, Aston Martin will be filling the British GT grid with professional drivers usually only spotted at a...

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12 Hours of Silverstone gallery

From the heat of Dubai to the wind and rain of Great Britain, the 24H Series came to Silverstone for the second round of the championship with a TCR-only 24 hour race and a 12 hour GT/Prototype race. The Hankook 12 hours of Silverstone was run over two days with the first 5 hours on Friday and the remaining 7 hours starting at the same time as the 24hr TCR race. At the end of Friday it was an all Eastern European lockout with the Czech Scuderia Praha Ferrari 488 GT3 holding the lead ahead of the Forch Racing...

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