View Full Version : MGZR team in Britcar 24 Hour Race

05-09-2006, 10:10 AM
This weekend sees the return of the Britcar 24hr Race held at Silverstone Grand Prix circuit. Maidenhead drivers, husband and wife team Gary and Kelly Smith will join their respective co-drivers Sarah Bennett-Baggs and Stuart Plotnek along with fellow Britcar racer Anna Walenska to form the 5 driver line-up contesting their MG-ZR.

The race which starts at 5pm on Saturday has a 63 car line-up of sportscars, last year the race was won by the Mosler of Shaun Balfe and his team. There are 6 different classes bringing a broad mix of different marks; Porsche, Ferrari, Marcos Mantis V8ís etc. The MG-ZR, car number 81 is in class 3. Qualifying for the race will take place on Friday and all drivers must clear 3 laps both in daytime qualifying and a separate night-time qualifying session to participate. Last year the team finished just outside the top 30 and this year hope to better this but anything can happen in 24hrs!

To follow the maidenhead team through their progress live streaming of the lap times and race commentary can be followed online at http://www.eerc.co.uk/24hrsite/
If you fancy visiting the event tickets are £10 per day and can be purchased online, Silverstone is situated just 40minutes from Maidenhead off junction10 of the M40.

King Minger
05-09-2006, 11:11 AM
Mmmm Marcos Mantis V8's too :)

05-09-2006, 01:14 PM
Good luck to them :ukwave:

05-09-2006, 01:53 PM
This weekend? The forum calendar suggests this is on the 7th & 8th? (Thurs & Fri?)