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Archive for the ‘2007 Season’ Category

26th January 2011

Mosler MT900R GT3 at Silverstone

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On the 26th of January Oliver tested the new Mosler MT900R GT3 car at Silverstone for Rollcentre Racing to evaluate the car for a potential drive in the British GT Championship in the GT3 class.

4th November 2007

Oliver Bryant wins the BRDC Secretary’s Challenge

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Oliver raced a Jade 2 sportscar in the 15 lap annual invitation race at the Walter Hays Trophy. He qualified on pole position in the damp ahead of a Pescarolo LMP1 car that struggled to get heat into its tyres on the cold morning.

6th October 2007

SPA 6 HOURS 5th and 6th of October 2007

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In the headline 6-hour race the 21-year-old GT star drove an AC Cobra alongside father Grahame and Howard Spooner in addition to a lightweight Jaguar E Type with car owner Jon Minshaw and Gerry Wainwright. Oliver qualified the Jag in 5th place in the 80-car grid and an exceptional lap at the end of the session lined the Cobra up in 3rd place behind the front row of Ford GT40s.

7th September 2007

Oliver Impresses on Goodwood Revival Debut

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Oliver realised his long term wish to compete in the Goodwood Revival meeting with sterling performances in three cars over the first weekend in September. Widely renowned as the best historic race meeting in the world, Goodwood hosts an epic motor racing event each year. This year was no exception as 110,000 spectators turned out to catch up with racing how it used to be in the 50’s and 60’s.

12th August 2007

Promising run for Oliver on Ascari Debut

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Oliver Bryant’s first race with the Damax team in their Ascari KZ1R took place on the Silverstone International circuit on the 12th of August. The British GT championship race was to be contested over 2 hours and Oliver was partnered by Phil Keen. The car lacked pace in qualifying but had promising form on old rubber which was encouraging ahead of the long race.

19th July 2007

Bryant is 1st placed MGB in his Equipe GTS comeback

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He qualified 4th and after a great race with regular winners Tom Smith and James Cottingham he came out as top MGB behind the first and second place TVRs to claim 3rd place overall in the 40 car grid.

19th July 2007

Oliver wins the Heritage GT race at Snetterton

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Two races for the Charterhouse Heritage GT Car Challenge provided some superb action during the British F3/GT meeting at Snetterton over the weekend (2/3 June).

With a brilliant solo run, GT racer Oliver Bryant stole victory on the final lap of the opening race from fellow Morgan racer Rick Lloyd.

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19th July 2007

Oliver Bryant is robbed of a podium at Snetterton

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The sunshine was beating down at Snetterton for the first two-hour race of the 2007 British GT season and Matt Harris and Oliver Bryant were looking to get their title challenge back on track in the #9 Tech 9 Porsche 997 GT3 Cup.

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19th July 2007

Engine Failure Causes Oliver To Miss Podium On Le Mans Debut

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Oliver started the Le Mans Legends 1 hour support race to the main 24 hour event in 11th place. His fast qualifying lap had to be aborted after oil from another car smothered the screen of the 1964 AC Cobra.

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19th July 2007

Oulton Park Britsports Race 30th June 2007

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Oliver’s second race in the Jade 2 Sports Prototype was in torrential conditions at the Cheshire circuit sharing with car owner Howard Spooner.

Oliver made a cautious start on a very oily track and held on to second place until a safety car was brought out to clear up the parked car that had lost its oil. As the safety car peeled off, Oliver attacked the Juno of Richard Curtis and a great battle commenced which resulted in Oliver taking the lead which he held until the clutch started to play up.

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