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Archive for the ‘2010 Season’ Category

7th November 2010

Olly wins BRDC Secretary’s Challenge

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A cold but sunny Silverstone played host to the annual Walter Hays Trophy meeting. Olly was driving the Lola T70 Mk3b which he had steered to great success in this years World Sportscar Masters Series. The icy-cold temperatures made it very difficult to get any heat into the treaded Dunlop tyres but Olly drove the car to two 4th place finishes behind slick-shod cars to win the BRDC Secretary’s Challenge as the highest placed BRDC member in the two races. Olly last won this trophy in 2007 driving a Jade Sportscar.

30th October 2010

Day and Night Podiums in GT Trophy Race

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Porsche 997 GT3 Cup – Qualifying

Olly was asked to drive alongside Will Goff in his Porsche 997 GT3 Cup car. This was only second outing for Will with this car so the car had a base setup but would need a test day to maximise its pace. Even so, Olly managed a 1m10.493 to claim 2nd in class and 4th overall on the grid.

22nd October 2010

Success at Sebring

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Olly took wins in 2 Ford Mustangs from different eras on his 3rd racing visit to the Sebring circuit in Florida. Driving a 1994 Trans-Am Mustang, Olly qualified 5th on the group 9 grid with brake problems. These could not be fixed at the circuit but Olly managed to net a 5th place finish in race 1 and, claim a win in race two albeit with a depleted field.

15th October 2010

Olly in World Sportscar Master in Portimao

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Olly Bryant made his mark on his second visit to the Portimao circuit in Portugal. Pole position in the Lola T70 MK3b in the World Sportscar Masters series was followed up with 2 dominant wins and 2 fastest laps.

1st October 2010

Britcar 24 Hours at Silverstone

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Olly drove the Marcos for the 3rd time in the Britcar 24 hour race and was joined by father Grahame and GT4 Aston Martin race winner Will Goff.

As the cars joined the circuit for the day-time qualifying session, the circuit was wet, Olly posted the fastest time for the car of 2m14.764 which put the car 6th on the grid in the 60-car field, and 2nd in class. Night qualifying was used to set up the lights and familiarise the drivers with the track at night. The track was still wet and Olly posted the 11th quickest time in this session.

26th September 2010

Success at Spa Francorchamps

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Once again, Olly partnered Grahame Bryant and Andrew Smith aboard the trusty Cobra for the annual 6-hour race. Qualifying went well in drying conditions with Andrew and Grahame successfully completing there mandatory laps and Andrew getting a good run in the car with some competitive times. Olly went out at the end of the session as the track dried and set a time of 2m56.348s to put the car 5th overall and 2nd in the GT car class. The front row was made up of the Ford GT40s of Leo Voyazides and Richard Meins.

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26th September 2010

World Sports Car Masters

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Olly qualified the Lola in 2nd position in the very wet qualifying session with a time of 2m.58.394s just 0.094s off pole.

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10th September 2010

Winning at Watkins Glen

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Olly drove the Trans-Am Ford Mustang for the first time in free practice at Watkins Glen. The space-frame car with clip-on fiberglass body and 730bhp is a car that takes a few laps to get in to. With mixed weather on the test day, running was limited so 6th on the grid was a good effort.

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5th September 2010

Multiple Wins for Olly Bryant as Donington re-opens

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Olly had a great battle with Roger Wills in his Mclaren M1C to win by 5.7 seconds and set the fastest lap with a 1m09.814s lap. The second race was in tricky conditions with rain showers. Olly dominated this race from the start to win by a very convincing 33 seconds after 30 minutes of racing.

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19th June 2010

Podium in Tricky Conditions at Snetterton

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Olly Bryant joined his father Grahame in the Morgan +8 he’s campaigned since the 1970’s for a round of the Heritage Grand Touring Car Challenge at Snetterton.