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23rd December 2016

Another Season of Historic Success for Bryant

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In addition to finishing a stunning ninth in class on his Le Mans 24 hours debut in 2016, Olly Bryant also enjoyed another stellar season of success in historic racing. The season started well with an outright win at the Goodwood 74th Members’ Meeting in March. Olly triumphed alongside father Grahame in the ex-Think Automotive […]

28th May 2013

Ecurie Ecosse Savours Strategic Silverstone 500 Win

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A perfect weekend for Ecurie Ecosse saw the famous Scottish squad score its first British GT Championship victory and pole position of the season at Silverstone, helping drivers Olly Bryant and Marco Attard vault to the top of the points standings in the process.

Bryant served notice of the team’s intentions during Saturday’s qualifying session by planting the Barwell Motorsport-run BMW Z4 GT3 firmly on pole position thanks to a stunning lap of 2m02.6s around the Silverstone Arena GP circuit, the first for both himself and Ecurie Ecosse.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

30th May 2010

World Sportscar Masters Win for Olly Bryant!

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Olly was racing a 1969 Lola T70 Mk3b and claimed repeated his 2009 perdormance of claiming pole position with a 1m31.455s lap, just over 0.9s quicker than the later Abarth PA01 of Richard Evans.

18th April 2010

Pole, Win and Fastest lap for Olly Bryant!

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This was the first time the drivers had used the amended version of the Silverstone GP Circuit but Olly had gained some usefull track knowledge when he tested for Trackspeed at the British GT Media day in there new Porache 997 GT3R earlier in the year. This proved useful as he firmly planted the Morgan on pole position with a 2m.05.995s lap.