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22nd August 2020

Dominant win for Olly Bryant in Morgan Challenge at Silverstone – 22nd August 2020

Olly repeated previous years’ success at the Bentley Drivers’ Club meeting with another strong display. Pole position was followed by an exciting win and fastest lap, again under the existing lap record.  Olly recorded a lap time of 1m01.2s in qualifying to out-qualify the similar machines of Bill Lancashire and Roger Whiteside. Olly’s former GT […]

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15th August 2020

E-Type Podium for Olly Bryant at Thruxton – 15th August 2020

Olly drove a 1962 Jaguar E-Type FHC in the Pre-63 GT series on Saturday 15th August. Very much a test session for the recently built race car, Olly qualified a strong third on the grid behind the roadster versions of James Cottingham and Rory Butcher. Olly diced with Jon Minshaw and James Hanson in the […]

13th August 2020

Car Chat Podcast

The Car Chat Podcast features regular interviews with familiar and interesting faces from the automotive world. Hosted by Sam Moores (@sammooresphoto). “Olly Bryant (@ollybryant) is a professional racing driver and driver coach who mainly races in classic and gt3 cars. He has raced a massive variety of classic cars including Cobras, 911s and GT40s.” Listen […]

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27th July 2020

Pace and promise in opening round of 2.0L Cup for Bryant and Smith

Olly Bryant and Andrew Smith left Paul Ricard with a 5th place overall finish and class win in the elite class as the 2020 season finally got underway on the 25th/26th July.

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17th November 2019

Olly and Grahame Bryant score back to back Daytona Classic 24 Hour victories – 17th November 2019

Olly & Grahame Bryant repeated their 2018 feat and emerged victorious in the GT Class of the Classic 24 hour event at Daytona. Sharing the no.29 1967 Chevy Camaro, the pair had a faultless run and the Type 1 Performance prepared machine came home 3rd overall in Group A and first GT car after a […]

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3rd November 2019

Bryant & Cottingham Win at Portimao – 3rd November 2019

Olly Bryant partnered his Spa 6 hour team mate James Cottingham in the Carreras Columbia AC Cobra. Pole position went the way of the Bizzarini of Frank Stippler, with Cottingham & Bryant close behind in the Cobra. The 2 hour GTSCC race started and finished in wet conditions. Cottingham drove well in the opening and […]

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20th October 2019

2.0L Cup Final, Paul Ricard – 20th October 2019

Bryant & Smith returned to the podium at Paul Ricard in the final round of the 2019 2.0L Cup Championship. The reigning champions, needed a good result to stand any chance of retaining their crown, as a DNF at Spa earlier in the year meant they were some way behind on points. As per Monza, […]

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28th September 2019

Spa 6 Hours – 28th September 2019

The Spa 6 hour meeting again produced some fantastic racing. Olly Bryant had a busy weekend racing 5 cars throughout the weekend.  Olly Bryant again partnered James Cottingham in the Ford GT40 for the 3rd attempt at the Classic 6 hour race. The qualified 5th overall on the 120 car grid. Bryant started and the […]

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22nd September 2019

Fourth is all that was possible at Monza in 2 Litre Cup – 22nd September 2019

Olly Bryant and Andrew Smith have become used to dominating the 2.0 Litre Cup championship. Overall champions in 2018, the pair have won every race they’d finished since the series began. Monza 2019 was to change all of that. A change in exhaust regulations meant the Historika owned & run Porsche 901 had a serious […]

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15th September 2019

Heartbreak for Olly Bryant in the RAC TT Celebration. 15th September 2019

Olly Bryant was paired with Aston Martin Factory driver Darren Turner for this year’s RAC TT Celebration at Goodwood Revival. Their combined efforts from both qualifying sessions meant the famous AC Cobra “GPG 4C” would start the 1 hour blue-riband event from 5th on the grid. Turner started the race and kept his nose clean […]

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