The team were excited to introduce three new drivers to their Class 2 entry in the Marcos Mantis for the 2012 Silverstone 24Hr Race. Ian Bankhurst, a successful and well practised 24hr racer. Carlos Arimon, a cool and controlled Spaniard with considerable experience and a competitor in last year’s Silverstone 24hr. The third driver and already very much at home in the team, SEAT Production Cup racer, Paul Black, was taking his overdue opportunity to step into GT racing and after much curiosity, to finally experience the Marcos for himself.
O’Neill and Huggins left their Class 2 rivals crestfallen at the weekend as they picked up maximum points and an extra point for class fastest lap to take them into the overall lead of the championship at Silverstone at the weekend.
Topcats Racing are pleased to announce their three new drivers, who will join consummate drivers of the team, Owen O’Neill, Neil Huggins and Kyle Tilley for the season opener at Silverstone this Saturday, 24th March.
Topcats Racing celebrated a spectacular race win at Brands Hatch this weekend and clinched the hotly contested Britcar Class 3 Championship as they crossed the finish line.
Will Topcats ever better the amazing result from the teams two Marcos Mantis GT cars at this year’s Britcar 24Hr Race driven by a truly formidable all-Japanese driver squad in the Class 3 car and the Class 2 sister car that was all set for podium? A heartbreaking turn of events though for the Runnymede Topcats Mosler as they lead into the 20th hour…….
Britcar and Marcos Mantis GT3 Class 2 driver, Neil Huggins, tells us what it’s like up to head up the campaign to win the Britcar GT Championship from the 3rd round at Croft.