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Archive for the ‘2012 Season’ Category

30th September 2012

Late heartbreak for Ecurie Ecosse in British GT Finale

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Ecurie Ecosse came within 10 minutes of sealing this year’s British GT title at Donington Park on Sunday (September 30) only for a late penalty to dash their hopes of glory.

9th September 2012

Stunning Silverstone Performance Relights Ecurie Ecosse’s Title Hunt

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Ecurie Ecosse netted a well-deserved second place finish in this weekend’s three-hour British GT race at Silverstone thanks to strong performances from Alasdair McCaig and team newcomer Ollie Hancock. The former Lotus Motorsport factory driver deputised for Olly Bryant at the British Grand Prix venue as the Ecosse regular continues to recover from an injury suffered in July.

4th August 2012

Remarkable comeback nets Ecurie Ecosse strong points haul at Snetterton

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Ecurie Ecosse produced a remarkable comeback display during the British GT Championship’s double-header weekend at Snetterton (4/5 August) as their Barwell Motorsport-run BMW Z4 overcame heavy crash damage on Saturday to score strong points in both of Sunday’s races.

The level of repair required on the car, coupled with a scarcity of available parts, raised questions over the team’s participation in Sunday’s pair of one-hour outings…

22nd July 2012

Olly Bryant in 3rd World Sportscar win in as many starts at the Silverstone Classic

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Qualifying was a wash out with the session being red flagged as heavy rain flooded the track and stopped play. Andrew Smith’s single lap time at that point was good enough for pole. The session was then restarted behind the safety car for the first drivers to complete their 3 mandatory qualifying laps. Olly the took to the wheel for what turned out to be the remaining 5 minutes of the session and recorded a lap time just good enough for pole position, some 0.3s quicker than the next car.

8th July 2012

Impressive Double Stints by Olly Bryant Help Team Tiger to Win Spa 24 Hours

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We arrived at Spa on Wednesday giving ourselves plenty of time for preparation in order for Fridays 3 hour qualifying session. The whole team performed exceptionally with Chloe clocking a 3:08:8, Ben a 3:06:7 and Oliver Bryant a 3:06:4. This placed us at the head of the petrol class just ahead of Racelogics 3:06:8 and 27th overall on the 80 car grid.

3rd July 2012

Late drama for Ecurie Ecosse after stellar showing at Paul Ricard

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Ecurie Ecosse suffered late heartbreak in yesterday’s (July 1) Blancpain Endurance Series event at Paul Ricard as a top-ten class finish slipped from their grasp on the final lap of the three-hour race.

28th June 2012

Ecurie Ecosse back on the British GT podium at Brands Hatch

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Legendary Scottish motor racing outfit Ecurie Ecosse emerged from a strong British GT Championship performance at Brands Hatch with valuable points after a third place overall finish in Sunday’s two-hour endurance race.

11th June 2012

Ecurie Ecosse Pleased With Strong Rockingham Pace

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Legendary Scottish motor racing outfit Ecurie Ecosse produced a solid British GT Championship performance at Rockingham last weekend (June 10) to score valuable points with a seventh place overall finish in the two-hour endurance event.

21st May 2012

Solid British GT Points Haul for Ecurie Ecosse at the Nurbürgring

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Legendary Scottish motor racing outfit Ecurie Ecosse travelled to Germany’s Nurbürgring circuit for rounds three and four of the British GT Championship last weekend (May 18-20) looking to follow up their dramatic season-opening victory at Oulton Park in April. The team’s Barwell Motorsport-run BMW Z4 GT3 enjoyed its last competitive outing at Monza for the […]

19th April 2012

Ecurie Ecosse Claims Historic Victory on British GT Debut

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Legendary Scottish outfit Ecurie Ecosse returned to full‐time top‐level sportscar racing in superb style on Easter Monday (9th April) as they steered their Barwell Motorsport‐run BMW Z4 GT3 to victory in the season‐opening British GT Championship event at Oulton Park.