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Archive for the ‘2022 Season’ Category

9th October 2022

Olly Bryant & Andrew Smith claim victory and the championship at Estoril- 9th October

2018 2.0L Cup champions Olly & Andrew again triumphed in 2022 after an ultra competitive season battling rivals Seb Perez, George Gamble, Andrew Jordan and Mark Sumpter.  The third win of the season at Estoril topped off an impressive season comprising 3 wins, 1 x second place and 1 x 4th place finish. Olly set […]

1st October 2022

Bryant & Cottingham overcome engine dramas to finish third overall in Spa 6 Hours- 1st October

Olly Bryant and James Cottingham returned to the Spa 6 Hours meeting full of confidence having won the race in 2021. With the 1965 Ford GT40 fully refreshed for the task, Olly set a time in qualifying good enough for P3 on the 100 car grid.  Olly adopted the same cautious approach to the race […]

18th September 2022

Whitsun Trophy Win for Olly at Glorious Goodwood – 18th September

Olly Bryant at long last claimed victory in the Whitsun Trophy at the wheel of a 1966 Lola T70 Spyder. Having finished a close P2 in 2021, Olly was delighted to win the race from pole position after a dominant drive fending off the fast Mclaren M1s of Stuart Hall and Rob Hall.  Olly also […]

28th August 2022

A hard fought second place at Paul Ricard for Bryant & Smith in 2.0L Cup- 28th August

After planting the Historika owned and prepared 1964 Porsche 901 firmly on pole position for round 4 of the series. Olly and teammate Andrew Smith had a race long battle with Mark Sumpter and Andrew Jordan. Smith built up an early lead over Sumpter, but when Sumpter boxed early to hand over to Jordan. Historika […]

13th August 2022

Morgan Challenge Success at Silverstone for Olly – 13th August

Olly made a winning return to the Morgan Challenge Series at Silverstone on Saturday 13th August for the annual Bentley Drivers’ Club event. Olly planted the trusty family Morgan Plus 8, “1 MOG” on pole position and then went on to fight off stiff competition from Billy Bellinger in both races to record two wins & […]

16th July 2022

Refuelling penalty prevents podium challenge for Olly Bryant and Richard Hywell-Evans- Snetterton 16th July 2022

On the back of their podium success at Silverstone earlier in the year. Olly once again partnered Richard Hywell-Evans in his potent black AC Cobra for the 3 hour Pall Mall Cup race , this time on the Snetterton 200 circuit in Norfolk.  Despite bedding tyres and brakes, Olly recorded a time good enough for […]

3rd July 2022

Multiple wins at Le Mans Classic for Olly Bryant 3rd July 2022

Despite having raced on the Le Mans circuit on numerous occasions over the years, including twice in the Le Mans 24 Hours (2016 & 2017), 2022 was Olly’s first participation in the Le Mans Classic as a competitor in the main grids. An appearance with Historika in the last running of the event (pre CV-19) […]

12th June 2022

Silverware at Silverstone – GTSCC 12th June 2022

Olly Bryant teamed up with car owner Richard Hywel-Evans in his lovely black AC Cobra for the 2 Hour GT and Sports Car Cup race at Silverstone on the 12th of June. Olly qualified the car third on the grid whilst bedding tyres and brakes ahead of the 2 hour race. Richard started and finished […]

5th June 2022

Difficult Dijon for Bryant & Smith – 5th June 2022

An engine misfire plagued the fortunes of Olly Bryant and Andrew Smith in the Historika Porsche 904 at Dijon. Starting from P3 on the grid on aggregate times. Smith thought hard in the early laps to hold onto Seb Perez and Mark Sumpter. Unfortunately an unknown engine misfire continued to develop, and the race pace […]

23rd May 2022

Bryant and Smith Triumph in 2.0 Litre Cup at Spa – 22nd May 2022

Olly Bryant and Andrew Smith continued their run of form in the 2.0L Cup series by repeating the success of round 1 at Mugello with another dominant display.  Qualifying saw some confusion as the pair based their strategy on the grid positions being taking based on the average of the fastest lap times set by […]