The Topcats Racing team were ecstatic yesterday when all three of their cars crossed the line after a gruelling 24hr race dominated by heavy rain which started in the first half an hour of the race and remained relentless to the chequered flag.
Topcats-the Racing Team synonymous with Endurance Racing was faced with a new challenge this weekend, competing for honours in the launch of the very first GT Trophy Endurance Race….read team correspondent Jon Harrison’s thrilling account of the race.
Topcats Racing could taste victory in the closing stages of the race at Snetterton on Saturday in the 150 minute Britcar Endurance Championship, but bad luck put an end to the team’s expectations of an outright win.
Despite viagra tabs opposition from the class 1 contenders of McInerney/McInerney in the Mosler MT900GT3 and the Gamski/Robinson Ferrari 430 GT2, the flying Topcats Racing Class 2 Marcos Mantis, driven by Huggins and Fiorentino, were odds on to win the race as the final pit stops played out.
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Ben Clucas, driving the Topcats Racing Runnymede Mosler in the Dutch Supercar Challenge at Silverstone GP is all over the back of Martin Short’s ‘Development’ works Mosler, but, oh boy, does Short’s new aerodynamic kit make his car pull away down the straights. Clucas finally makes a ‘do or die’ maneouvre to get past and makes it stick.
Unpredictable weather set the scene for the Friday qualifying session and Saturday’s race in the British opening round of the Dutch Supercar Challenge at the Silverstone GP Circuit. With just a 20 minute qualifying session split between two drivers, the opportunity to post a pole grabbing lap would be limited to two or three laps. Andrew Beaumont was tasked with setting the opening qualifiers in the MT900 GT3 spec car and pitting a handful of minutes later to relay the car to the reigning Britcar 500 champ, Ben Clucas.
Owner driver, Andrew Beaumont and last years Britcar 500 Champion, Ben Clucas, will be pairing up again to drive the Mosler MT900 GT3 and contest the UK and opening round of the Dutch Supercar Challenge at Silverstone GP this weekend, Sat/Sun, April 3&4th.