Lee Mowle and Yelmer Buurman bring Mercedes to British GT victory

  • British GT Donington winners
  • British GT Donington podium

The second round of the 2018 British GT Championship took place at Rockingham Motor Speedway with one 2-hour race. The sensational winners are Lee Mowle and Yelmer Buurman in the #116 ERC Sport Mercedes-AMG GT3 after they started the race from the last place on the grid. It’s the maiden victory for the British-Dutch pair.

In GT4 class, Rockingham’s victory went to Patrik Matthiesen and Callum Pointon in the #55 HHC Motorsport Ginetta G55.

British GT Donington winners Mercedes

Lee Mowle and Yelmer Buurman claimed their maiden British GT win at Rockingham

Four Safety Car periods and plenty of penalties helped ERC Sport’s Lee Mowle and Yelmer Buurman to reach their first win in the championship. TF Sport’s Derek Johnston and Marco Sorensen provisionally ended in the second place but they were subsequently penalised and dropped to P7.The second-place finishers are Team Parker Racing’s Ian Loggie and Callum Macleod in the #7 Bentley Continental GT3. Andrew Howard and Darren Turner are third in the #99 Beechdean Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3.

GT4 class winners Patrik Matthiesen and Callum Pointon claimed their maiden British GT4 victory and shared a podium with UltraTek Racing Team RJN’s Stephen Johansen/Jesse Anttila and Academy Motorsport’s Matt Nicoll-Jones/Will Moore.

British GT Donington GT4

The #55 Ginetta G55 won the race in GT4 class

Check the full results of the British GT race at Rockingham

Photos: Jakob Ebrey Photography,