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Haupt Racing Team were in action at the weekend with Frank Bird and teammate Jordan Love contesting the International GT Open at the iconic Circuit de Spa-Franchorchamps where they came away with a superb podium finish.

The German team were making their first appearance in the International GT Open with Cumbrian-born Bird and Australian Love at the wheel of the BILSTEIN Mercedes-AMG GT3. Read More »

Following on from his superb podium place on last weekend’s First Citizens King of the Hill, Cumbrian driver Frank Bird’s hopes of victory on 2022 Sol Rally Barbados were dashed when he crossed the finish ramp in second place but was declared Outside Total Lateness (OTL). Read More »

Cumbrian driver Frank Bird retured to rally action this weekend with a superb performance to claim third place on the First Citizens King of the Hill which marked the opening action of 2022 Sol Rally Barbados festival. Read More »

Cumbrian racing driver Frank Bird returned to race action at the weekend where he contested round Frank Birdtwo of the ADAC GT Masters series at the Red Bull Ring in Austria but after a promising start to the event, he left disappointed.

Driving for MANN-FILTER Team LANDGRAF, Penrith-born Frank once again teamed up with 18-year-old Finnish driver Elias Seppanen for the two races in the Frank Bird Poultry Ltd-backed Mercedes AMG-GT3.

Having raced at the circuit near Spielberg previously, Frank, who was a two-times winner in the GT World Challenge Europe last year, was confident of improving on his results at the previous round at Oschersleben in Germany last month. Read More »

Cumbrian driver Frank Bird was back in race action this weekend when he contested the openingFrank Bird round of the ADAC GT Masters series held at Oschersleben in Germany.

Driving for the MANN-FILTER Team LANDGRAF organisation, Penrith-born Frank teamed up with 18-year-old Finnish driver Elias Seppanen for the first two races in the seriers in the Mercedes AMG-GT3. Read More »

Two months after sweeping to victory on the MGJ Engineering Brands Hatch Winter Stages Rally and following a successful ALMS GT campaign in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Cumbrian driver Frank Bird was back in action when he contested the Legend Fires North West Stages Rally and came away with an impressive top five finish. Read More »

Further to the announcement earlier this week that Cumbrian racing driver Frank Bird would be contesting the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS Endurance Cup in 2022 after signing for German team Leipert Motorsport.

After further discussions with the team, and due consideration of all the factors, it has now been decided by Paul Bird Motorsport Ltd (PBM) that Frank will not be joining Leipert Motorsport and is now looking at other options.

Paul Bird, Team Owner, PBM Ltd: “We have decided to pursue other opportunities for this season. Things just didn’t fall into place as we’d hoped and expected and despite some assurances, we feel we cannot commit to this project at this time. It is vitally important we make the correct decisions at this stage of Frank’s career so we will now consider which options to take this season.”

Following a successful season in 2021, Cumbrian racing driver Frank Bird will once again contest the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS Endurance Cup in 2022 after signing for German team Leipert Motorsport.

The Penrith-born star will drive a Lamborghini Hurácan GT3 along with teammates Brendon Leitch from New Zealand and German driver Dennis Fetzer in the Silver Cup class whilst Dutchman Max Weering will join the trio at the 24 Hours of Spa. Read More »

After last weekend’s solid performance in the opening two rounds of the four-race Asian Le Mans Series (ALMS) held at the Dubai Autodrome, Cumbrian driver Frank Bird impressed as he secured a podium in the fourth and final race which took place at the YAS Marina Circuit in neighbouring Abu Dhabi today. Read More »

Cumbrian driver Frank Bird kicked off his 2022 circuit racing season is style with a superb performance at the Frank Birdopening two rounds of the Asian Le Mans Series (ALMS) held at the Dubai Autodrome over the weekend.

The 22-year-old from Penrith was contesting the pair of four-hour races in the United Arab Emirates driving a McLaren 720S in the GT class for the UK-based Garage 59 team along with teammates Alexander West from Sweden and German driver Marvin Kirchhofer as part of a 23-car field in the GT class and 36 cars in total. Read More »