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Archive for the ‘Race Wins’ Category

1st October 2010

Britcar 24 Hours at Silverstone

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!

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!

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.

31st May 2009

Rounds 5&6 30/31st May 2009 Rockingham – ‘Double outright win for Olly Bryant’

After the disappointment of electrical issues at Spa, Olly Bryant was looking for a decent result at Rockingham. This time Olly was sharing the Ginetta G50 Zytek with former Ginetta G50 GT4 class winner Joe Osborne.

19th July 2008

Another Successful Spa for Olly Bryant!

BRDC “Rising Star” Olly Bryant returned from the annual Spa 6 Hour meeting with another Victory in the 2 hour GT race, sharing with his father Grahame in the famous AC Cobra, GPG 4C. The pair grabbed the win for the fifth year in a row, and they celebrated the win after a great weekend of racing for Olly and the car. Olly engaged in a battle with the similar cobra of Steve Hitchins for most of the race until Olly forced Steve into an error with 20 minutes to go, Steve spun the car at La Source allowing Olly to get through and pull away to take the win.

4th May 2008

News from the Heritage Grand Touring Car Challenge

Father and son pairing Graeme and Oliver Bryant bagged both race wins in their Morgan Plus 8 as the Heritage GT Car Challenge played a significant part on the support race bill to the prestigious A1GP finale on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit over the weekend (May 3/4).

4th November 2007

Oliver Bryant wins the BRDC Secretary’s Challenge

Oliver raced a Jade 2 sportscar in the 15 lap annual invitation race at the Walter Hays Trophy. He qualified on pole position in the damp ahead of a Pescarolo LMP1 car that struggled to get heat into its tyres on the cold morning.

19th July 2007

Bryant is 1st placed MGB in his Equipe GTS comeback

He qualified 4th and after a great race with regular winners Tom Smith and James Cottingham he came out as top MGB behind the first and second place TVRs to claim 3rd place overall in the 40 car grid.

27th May 2007

POLE POSITION, WIN AND FASTEST LAP IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

Oliver competed in the 1 hour GT and Sports Car race at street circuit of Pau in the Pyrenees region of southern France.

Driving a 1964 AC Cobra with his father Grahame, he claimed pole position by 0.5s on a very wet circuit from Simon Hadfield.

19th May 2007

Oliver Claims Two Victories on the Silverstone Historic Grand Prix Circuit

Oliver Bryant won the Cloth Cap race for historic sports and gt cars in a Lotus XV shared with his father Grahame. The car had a misfire in qualifying and the timekeeping system was down so the car lined up 26th on the grid in all the confusion.