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24/04/2015: Claire Cottingham named 2015 Motors TV’s Got Talent winner

 

Claire Cottingham will join the Avon Tyres British GT Championship’s presenting line-up this season after seeing off hundreds of hopefuls who entered 2015’s Motors TV’s Got Talent competition.

21/04/2015: British GT set to Rock Corby town centre!

 

The Avon Tyres British GT Championship comes to the heart of Corby this Saturday (April 25) when a selection of its sportscars and those from across its support series will congregate in the Northamptonshire town’s centre.

21/04/2015: Hill set for British GT4 bow with AmDTuning.com Porsche

 

Jake Hill will make his Avon Tyres British GT Championship debut at Rockingham on May 2/3 after being drafted into the AmDTuning.com line-up alongside Graham Coomes for the remainder of 2015.

09/04/2015: Sunoco Challenge kicks off at Oulton

 

Last weekend saw over 70 more drivers sign up to both Sunoco Challenges during the Avon Tyres British GT Championship season opener at Oulton Park.

06/04/2015: Penalty can’t deny Howard/Adam Aston race two victory at Oulton

 

Andrew Howard and Jonny Adam bounced back from an unfortunate retirement in race one to claim victory in the second hour-long Avon Tyres British GT Championship encounter at Oulton Park this afternoon, while Oz Yusuf and Gavan Kershaw claimed a comfortable GT4 class win.

06/04/2015: Clarification: Griffin/Butcher promoted to Oulton race one winners

 

Following a successful appeal by Oman Racing Team, Liam Griffin and Rory Butcher have been promoted to winners of today’s opening Avon Tyres British GT Championship race at Oulton Park.

06/04/2015: Eastwood/Carroll win breathless British GT opener at Oulton

 

Gary Eastwood and Adam Carroll’s FF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia emerged victorious from an action-packed first Avon Tyres British GT Championship round of the season at Oulton Park today after holding off the advances of both Oman Racing Team and Triple Eight Racing.

04/04/2015: Griffin, Adam, Yusuf and Davenport secure British GT poles at Oulton

 

Oman Racing Team’s Liam Griffin and Beechdean AMR’s Jonny Adam secured overall pole positions for Monday’s season opening Avon Tyres British GT Championship double-header at Oulton Park this afternoon following two action-packed GT3 qualifying sessions.

04/04/2015: Barwell, Keen and Minshaw still on top in FP2

 

Team Russia by Barwell Racing with Demon Tweeks once again proved the squad to beat ahead of this afternoon’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship qualifying session after pacing second practice at Oulton Park.

04/04/2015: Minshaw, Keen and Barwell boss opening Oulton practice

 

Team Russia by Barwell Racing with Demon Tweeks drivers Jon Minshaw and Phil Keen drew first blood in this morning’s opening practice session at Oulton Park where the 2015 Avon Tyres British GT Championship campaign began in earnest, while the GT4 class was headed by Oz Yusuf’s ISSY Racing Lotus Evora.

02/04/2015: Signed Sunoco Winners Flag up for grabs after every British GT round!

 

Avon Tyres British GT Championship social media followers will be able to win a very special prize following each round this season: the one-of-a-kind Sunoco Winners Flag signed by that weekend’s GT3 and GT4 race winners.

02/04/2015: Home is where the Park is

 

Tom Oliphant grew up watching and working at Oulton Park. Now the local lad’s preparing to make his GT3 debut there.

01/04/2015: Berry set for Great British GT Race Off

 

There will be a surprise addition to this weekend’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship entry at Oulton Park following confirmation that celebrity TV cook Mary Berry is to make her sportscar racing debut.

30/03/2015: Eight British GT drivers amongst AMR's Evolution Academy roster

 

No less than eight of this season’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship drivers have been selected for the 2015 Aston Martin Racing Evolution Academy squad, the British manufacturer announced today.

30/03/2015: Easter at Oulton can only mean one thing: British GT is back!

 

Easter [noun]: an annual Christian festival in commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, observed on the first Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox. See also: British GT

25/03/2015: 34-car entry announced at British GT Brands Hatch Media Day

 

This year’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship burst into life at Brands Hatch earlier today with the annual pre-season Media Day.

25/03/2015: New slick tyre for Avon’s tenth British GT Championship

 

In just over two weeks the Avon Tyres British GT Championship will arrive at Oulton Park, over Easter bank holiday, for the season opener of the highly successful European race series.

25/03/2015: PETRONAS appointed as the official lubricants partner of the 2015 Avon Tyres British GT Championship

 

PETRONAS Lubricants International is proud to be appointed as the official lubricants partner of the 2015 Avon Tyres British GT Championship. PETRONAS is taking part in the event together with its partner, Anglo American Oil Company Ltd.

25/03/2015: AmDTuning.com joins British GT Championship

 

AmDTuning.com can today confirm that it will expand its racing programme for the 2015 season to include a single-car entry into the Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

25/03/2015: Jackson and Dryburgh to pilot third Motorbase Aston at Oulton

 

Mat Jackson will join the Avon Tyres British GT Championship fray alongside Phil Dryburgh at Oulton Park next month following the decision of reigning Teams’ champions Motorbase Performance to enter a third Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 at the 2015 season opener.

23/03/2015: Ecurie Ecosse launch Young Driver Initiative

 

Today marks an important chapter in the recent history of Scottish motorsport with the launch of the Ecurie Ecosse Young Driver Initiative at Knockhill (March 23).

18/03/2015: British GT and BRDC F4 alliance to kick off at Brands Hatch Media Day

 

Preparations for the 2015 Avon Tyres British GT Championship ramp up at Brands Hatch next Wednesday (25 March), where many of this year’s teams, cars and drivers will gather for the traditional pre-season Media Day.

18/03/2015: Giddings joins Griffin for JWB British GT4 debut

 

Reigning GT4 title-holder Jake Giddings will return to the Avon Tyres British GT Championship this year alongside Kieran Griffin after switching to JWB Motorsport.

11/03/2015: RAM Racing enters Mercedes GT3 for Plato and MacKinnon

 

RAM Racing will make their Avon Tyres British GT Championship debut in 2015 after confirming a season-long entry for drivers Lewis Plato and Alistair MacKinnon aboard a Mercedes SLS AMG GT3.

11/03/2015: Birch joins Schjerpen at Century Motorsport for GT4 title tilt

 

Reigning GT4 teams’ champions Century Motorsport have signed James Birch to partner the returning Aleksander Schjerpen for this season’s Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

11/03/2015: Champions Motorbase Performance confirm two-car British GT attack

 

Motorbase Performance has bolstered its Avon Tyres British GT Championship squad for this season by signing 23-year-old Daniel Lloyd to partner 2014 runner-up Ahmad Al Harthy...

04/03/2015: Chadwick and Gunn aiming to defend Beechdean’s GT4 title

 

Reigning Avon Tyres British GT Championship GT4 champions Beechdean AMR have signed Jamie Chadwick and Ross Gunn in a bid to defend their crown this year.

04/03/2015: Yoluc and Hankey eager to maintain rapid GT rise

 

Monday’s announcement that Von Ryan Racing will return to the Avon Tyres British GT Championship in 2015 might have centred on McLaren’s Young Driver Programme, but two more men are just as eager to make their mark aboard the team’s other 650S GT3: Salih Yoluc and Euan Hankey.

04/03/2015: Academy back to British GT with pair of AMR Vantage GT4s

 

Academy Motorsport will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year by mounting a two-car attack on the Avon Tyres British GT Championship with a pair of Aston Martin Vantage GT4s.

02/03/2015: Von Ryan Racing and McLaren confirm two-car British GT attack

 

Von Ryan Racing will return to the Avon Tyres British GT Championship this season with a pair of all-new McLaren 650S GT3s to be driven by Andrew Watson/Ross Wylie and Euan Hankey/Salih Yoluc.

02/03/2015: Sunoco set to fuel British GT in 2015

 

The Avon Tyres British GT Championship is delighted to welcome back Anglo American Oil Company as its official fuel and lubricants partner for the 2015 season.