April 23, 2024

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Michael Igoe in British GT Championship at Silverstone

KNUTSFORD racer Michael Igoe was on the lookout to build on his wonderful start out to the season when the Clever Revenue British GT Championship continued at Silverstone, writes Ste McNorton.

Igoe was hoping to increase his guide at the top rated of the standings immediately after obtaining a excellent get in round just one at Brand names Hatch.

The WPI Motorsport Lamborghini Huracan GT3 had appeared very quickly on Friday’s exam day as Igoe and his teammate Phil Eager put the laps in.

On Saturday, a combined time of both equally drivers’ fastest qualifying laps would identify their grid placement for the gruelling three-hour endurance race on the Sunday for the Silverstone 500, but issues did not go to strategy like the final spherical.

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The staff could only deal with a very best blended time of 4.01.783, 4 seconds powering the pole sitters placing the No18 automobile in 16th location.

As Sunday arrived, the forecast rain experienced only shown itself in really light drizzle, so the race would start out dry which was a wonderful relief for anyone.

In the 10-moment early morning heat-up, the Lamborghini showed some far better speed as the staff put in the ninth fastest time of the session, showing some promising signals for the race.

As the clock struck midday, the tempo car pulled into the pits and produced the GT3 and GT4 vehicles down the pit straight. The WPI Motorsport device did not have the most effective of starts but did make up some ground.

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As the race progressed the Huracan just did not appear to be to have the tempo as it battled with cars and trucks decrease down the field, a huge difference to round 1.

And right after likely a lap down, the group will feel let down at coming dwelling in 11th put.

They will dust themselves down and be back again preventing at round 3 in just more than two weeks’ time at Donington.