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Sun 09 Mar 2008
BGTC: Series readies for 2008 season kick offHeadline
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BGTC: Series readies for 2008 season kick off

The 2008 Avon Tyres British GT championship will kick off its 6 event calendar on the March 22 & 24 March with two 1 hour races at Oulton Park, Cheshire. GT3 Dodge Viper Competition Coupe. Photo by Gareth Fair. The series comprises 3...

Fri 11 Jan 2008
BGTC: Media giant Sky to sponsor CR Scuderia

BGTC: Media giant Sky to sponsor CR Scuderia

SKY TO SPONSOR CR SCUDERIA The wraps came off the CR Scuderia racing cars at Autosport International today, revealing a striking red, white and blue livery that carries across the team's entries in the FIA GT, British GT and Formula Renault UK...

Tue 21 Oct 2008
BGTC: 2009 British F3/GT provisional calendar unveiled
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BGTC: 2009 British F3/GT provisional calendar unveiled

The 2009 provisional calendar for the Cooper Tires British F3 International Series and the Avon Tyres British GT Championship has been unveiled, with more international races for both championships. For British F3 there will be an additional ...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
BGTC: Glynn Geddie moves to British GT
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BGTC: Glynn Geddie moves to British GT

GLYNN GEDDIE SET FOR GT'S IN 2009 Aberdeen's Glynn Geddie is set for a busy year after announcing his 2009 plans to compete in the British GT Championship, along with programs in the European FIA GT4 Championship and KTM X-Bow Challenge with an...

Mon 26 May 2008
BGTC: Corby: CR Scuderia inherit round four win
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BGTC: Corby: CR Scuderia inherit round four win

MICHAEL AND PADDY WIN AGAIN CR Scuderia took another British GT win today, without having to turn a wheel! The results from round four at Knockhill were provisional and now, after a review of video evidence, the top four finishers and the ...

Tue 21 Oct 2008
BGTC: British GT 2009 calendar
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BGTC: British GT 2009 calendar

<pre> Provisional 2008 Calendar (8 rounds) 24-Mar Oulton Park (Mon) (F3/GT) 13-Apr Knockhill (GT ONLY) 26-May Rockingham (Mon)** (F3/GT) 08-Jun Snetterton (F3/GT) 29-Jun Thruxton (F3/GT) 13-Jul...

Tue 01 Jul 2008
BGTC: Thruxton: Bradley Ellis statement on incident
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BGTC: Thruxton: Bradley Ellis statement on incident

Bradley Ellis (car no. 52) suffered a serious accident at Thruxton circuit (Hampshire) today, Sunday 29 June, in the Team RPM Ginetta G4 during round 10 of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship. The incident happened on lap four at Woodham Hill,...

Fri 10 Oct 2008
BGTC: Avon Tyres extends title sponsorship of series
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BGTC: Avon Tyres extends title sponsorship of series

Avon Tyres extends title sponsorship of British GT Avon Tyres has formalised a deal with British GT Championship organisers, SRO, to continue its title sponsorship of the UK's premier sportscar series for an additional three years, until the end...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
EU3: BGTC: Bradley Ellis to receive the BRDC Innes Ireland Trophy
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EU3: BGTC: Bradley Ellis to receive the BRDC Innes Ireland Trophy

Bradley Ellis will be awarded the BRDC Innes Ireland Trophy at the annual prestigious British Racing Drivers' Club Awards 2008 at the Cafe Royal, London, on Monday 8 December. The 21 year-old from Croydon will receive the coveted accolade as the...

Tue 12 Aug 2008
BGTC: Silverstone: Jeremy Metcalfe preview
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BGTC: Silverstone: Jeremy Metcalfe preview

Avon Tyres British GT Championship race winner Jeremy Metcalfe wants nothing less than victory this coming Sunday, 17th August, when the 13th round of the season takes place at Silverstone International Circuit in Northamptonshire. Marking the...

Mon 24 Mar 2008
BGTC: Big crash in race one at Oulton Park
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BGTC: Big crash in race one at Oulton Park

Today's British GT race was red flagged after approximately twenty minutes when the Rob Austin Racing Ginetta exited the race in a fireball. Losing control through cascades, the No.55 car driven by Hunter Abbott spun and then hurtled into the ...

Fri 29 Feb 2008
BGTC: New sponsor for CR Scuderia

BGTC: New sponsor for CR Scuderia

WELCOME TO (THE) MADHOUSE New sponsor joins the team at CR Scuderia CR Scuderia announced today that the team is to be sponsored by Madhouse, a major fashion clothing retailer, with stores throughout the UK. Madhouse will provide new uniforms...

Wed 28 May 2008
BGTC: Dodge Vipers win at Rockingham
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BGTC: Dodge Vipers win at Rockingham

Dodge Vipers dominated rounds five and six of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship series at a rain soaked Rockingham Motor Speedway near Northamptonshire England. James Gornall and Jon Barnes took victory in the first meeting of the weekend...

Sun 17 Aug 2008
BGTC: Team Modena Nurburgring/Silverstone summary
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BGTC: Team Modena Nurburgring/Silverstone summary

Nurburgring Win Team Modena Highlight! With Team Modena racing on two fronts this weekend, the highlight was a superb win in the Le Mans Series race at the Nurburgring in Germany, while the British GT race at Silverstone saw both cars out before...

Thu 03 Jul 2008
BGTC: Team Trimite Viper maintain points lead after Thruxton
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BGTC: Team Trimite Viper maintain points lead after Thruxton

Jon Barnes and James Gornall in the Team Trimite Brookspeed Dodge Viper came away from this past weekend's meet with a 25 point championship lead. The pair are now tantalisingly close to the title after scoring a 3rd and 1st place in the two ...

Fri 22 Aug 2008
BGTC: CR Scuderia take team title in Silverstone
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BGTC: CR Scuderia take team title in Silverstone

With the Drivers title already sewn up in the last round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Brands Hatch, the remaining team honours were taken by the CR Scuderia in the latest outing for the GT cars at the Northamptonshire, Silverstone...

Sun 09 Mar 2008
BGTC: Team Modena newsletter 2008-03-08
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BGTC: Team Modena newsletter 2008-03-08

Team Modena Ready for British GT Challenge Team Modena head into their first full season of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship with confidence high after the pace and performance their Lamborghini Gallardo displayed in its initial outings...

Tue 14 Oct 2008
BGTC: Donington: Jeremy Metcalfe weekend summary
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BGTC: Donington: Jeremy Metcalfe weekend summary

VICTORIOUS END TO 2008 FOR BRITISH GT VICE-CHAMPION METCALFE Ferrari 430 driver Jeremy Metcalfe secured his second race victory of the 2008 Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Donington Park yesterday afternoon, Sunday, 12th October, during...

Fri 01 Aug 2008
BGTC: CR Scuderia signs Vans as sponsor

BGTC: CR Scuderia signs Vans as sponsor

ANOTHER MAJOR SPONSORSHIP DEAL FOR CRS In a sport where image is so important the CR Scuderia team is delighted to welcome Vans to its sponsorship portfolio. Vans is one of the most iconic sports brands in the world, working with a select list...

Wed 19 Mar 2008
BGTC: Jon Barnes signs with Brookspeed
GT

BGTC: Jon Barnes signs with Brookspeed

BARNES TO RACE IN THE BRITISH GT CHAMPIONSHIP IN 2008 Jon Barnes is pleased to announce that he has secured a seat with Brookspeed Motorsport in their 'Team Trimite' Dodge Viper Competition Coupe for the 2008 Avon Tyres British GT ...

Thu 05 Jun 2008
BGTC: Snetterton: Jeremy Metcalfe preview
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BGTC: Snetterton: Jeremy Metcalfe preview

JEREMY METCALFE -- BRITISH GT SNETTERTON PREVIEW Jeremy Metcalfe is relishing the prospect of racing his Ferrari 430 GT3 car at Snetterton in Norfolk this coming weekend, 7th/8th June, during the seventh and eighth rounds of the 2008 Avon Tyres...

Wed 26 Mar 2008
BGTC: Snow and cold for teams in Oulton Park
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BGTC: Snow and cold for teams in Oulton Park

Race 1 The Avon Tyres British GT championship headed to the 2.7 mile Oulton Park circuit in Cheshire, England, for the opening rounds of this popular and action packed series. While the forecasts predicted snow the weather on Saturday (the ...

Sun 13 Apr 2008
BGTC: Knockhill: Jos Menten Racing weekend summary
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BGTC: Knockhill: Jos Menten Racing weekend summary

On the eve of the first meeting of the Belgian GT Championship MVD 2008 Jos Menten and Belgium Racing came to an agreement. The Limburg based team had entered a Dodge Viper Competition Coupé for Patric Derdaele and Laurent van Moerkerke, but...

Wed 28 May 2008
BGTC: Corby: Jeremy Metcalfe weekend summary
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BGTC: Corby: Jeremy Metcalfe weekend summary

DOUBLE ROCKINGHAM POINTS FINISH FOR RAPID METCALFE Hampshire sportscar racer Jeremy Metcalfe produced another points-scoring finish at Rockingham International Super Sports Car Circuit yesterday, Spring Bank Holiday Monday, 26th May, to leave...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
BGTC: Team Modena newsletter 2008-04-08
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BGTC: Team Modena newsletter 2008-04-08

Team Modena Expand in British GT and Barcelona LMS Frustration! New driver signings for Team Modena will see the team expand to run a two car challenge in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship this season, while the opening Le Mans Series race...

Fri 29 Feb 2008
BGTC: CR Scuderia testing summary

BGTC: CR Scuderia testing summary

The last few days have been very busy for CR Scuderia, with the GT team testing the British GT and FIA GT cars in Spain and the Formula Renault team running at Rockingham. The GT test ran especially smoothly and ended on a high note when Rob Bell...

Sun 17 Aug 2008
BGTC: Silverstone: Mike Meadows weekend summary
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BGTC: Silverstone: Mike Meadows weekend summary

MIKE MEADOWS MEADOWS BAGS WIN WITH CR SCUDERIA AT SILVERSTONE Michael Meadows and team mate James Sutton took their first, long overdue, win in the CR Scuderia Ferrari F430 at Silverstone this weekend. The penultimate race in Meadows' maiden ...

Fri 15 Aug 2008
BGTC: Team Modena Nurburgring/Silverstone preview
GT

BGTC: Team Modena Nurburgring/Silverstone preview

Big Weekend for Team Modena Team Modena head into their busiest race weekend of the year with action on both the international and British stages - the Le Mans Series springs back to life with a 1000km race at the Nurburgring circuit in ...

Tue 01 Jul 2008
BGTC: Thruxton: Mike Meadows weekend summary
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BGTC: Thruxton: Mike Meadows weekend summary

MIKE MEADOWS MEADOWS SCORES ANOTHER PODIUM IN BRITISH GT AT THRUXTON British driver Mike Meadows had a mixed weekend at the Thruxton race track in Hampshire this weekend, driving for the CR Scuderia Team in the British GT Championship. Meadows...

Tue 05 Feb 2008
BGTC: CR Scuderia announce first drivers
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BGTC: CR Scuderia announce first drivers

FIRST BRITISH GT DRIVERS REVEALED 4 February 2008: Michael Cullen and Paddy Shovlin will race with CR Scuderia in the GT3 class of the 2008 Avon Tyres British GT Championship, it was announced today. The Irish pair have raced in the Ferrari ...

Sat 18 Oct 2008
BGTC: Hines and Metcalfe take final win at Donington Park
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BGTC: Hines and Metcalfe take final win at Donington Park

The final round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship took place at the UK's future home of Formula 1, Donington Park. Luke Hines and Jeremy Metcalfe took the win in yet another exiting and dramatic race. With the drivers title already sewn...

Mon 24 Mar 2008
BGTC: Oulton Park: Jeremy Metcalfe race one report
GT

BGTC: Oulton Park: Jeremy Metcalfe race one report

GT DEBUTANT METCALFE IMPRESSES DURING OPENING ROUND Avon Tyres British GT Championship rookie Jeremy Metcalfe made a superb impression during the opening round of the 2008 season at Oulton Park International Circuit today, the 19-year-old all...

Fri 15 Feb 2008
BGTC: Austin powers British GT assault
GT

BGTC: Austin powers British GT assault

Legendary British F3 race winner Rob Austin will spearhead an assault on the British GT championship with the all-new Ginetta G50 GT4 car. Austin, who contested the British F3 championship during the course of four memorable seasons from 2001 -...

Wed 12 Nov 2008
Macau GP: Rodolfo Avila GT Cup preview
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Macau GP: Rodolfo Avila GT Cup preview

Avila aiming high at Macau Macanese racing driver Rodolfo Avila will be aiming for a top result this weekend, as the brand new Macau GT Cup debut on the annual Macau Grand Prix, to be held from November 13-16. The invitational Macau GT...

Mon 26 May 2008
BGTC: Corby: Jeremy Metcalfe race one notes
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BGTC: Corby: Jeremy Metcalfe race one notes

TOP FIVE IN ROUND FIVE FOR METCALFE AT ROCKINGHAM Avon Tyres British GT Championship race winner Jeremy Metcalfe has moved to within just 12 points of the top of the 2008 GT3 Class driver standings thanks, in part, to an excellent piece of...

Fri 13 Jun 2008
BGTC: Racing returns to the Dolphin Shopping Centre
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BGTC: Racing returns to the Dolphin Shopping Centre

Poole's Dolphin Shopping Centre will once again play host to some of the country's leading drivers and cars from the British Formula 3 International Series and the Avon Tyres British GT Championship on Thursday 26 June in the Pit Shop Roadshow.