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Britcar 09 (9)Another trip to Silverstone in the space of a month, what is going on? This time we were taking in the Britcar action and whilst the format had been changed from a 24 hour race to just 6 hours, the action was just as intense and exhilarating to watch. At the start it was all about the trio of Mosler MT900R’s but as they were thirstier on the fuel than the smaller engine capacity cars, it would prove to be an intriguing battle. With the McInerney Mosler retiring early on whilst leading the race, the battle was between the Mosler’s of Beaumont/Gormley/Clucas and White/Lockie. As the race progressed the Porsche 911 RSR of Sumpter/Slater came into the equation and moved ahead following less pit stops. Read More »

LMS Silverstone09 (18)So not quite as dramatic as last year but the battle for victory was more intense than in 2008, with the lead changing 5 times in the last hour of racing. In the end it was Nicolas Lapierre who steered home the LMP1 Oreca Matmut to victory, whilst his team mate Olivier Panis celebrated an excellent victory from the pit wall. Close behind were a total of three LMP1 Aston Martin’s who all finished on the same lap as the Oreca, however it was the Speedy Racing car of Andrea Belicchi/Marcel Fassler/Nicolas Prost which took second place ahead of the factory car of Jan Charouz/Tomas Enge/Stefan Mucke. Third was more than enough to seal the 2009 LMS championship for the Prodrive crew. Read More »