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GT Cup Storms to Snetterton - Rounds 9, 10, 11 & 12 Preview
Jun 10 2022

GT Cup Storms to Snetterton - Rounds 9, 10, 11 & 12 Preview

This weekend hosts the third weekend of the 2022 GT Cup season with four action-packed races at Norfolk’s Snetterton 300 Circuit. Over 30 cars across four groups will join the grid and fans are guaranteed a plethora of fantastic machinery as well as some incredible on-track action.

Looking down the entry list for this weekend, we start off with Group GTO. Richard Chamberlain is due to take to the track for the first time this season following technical gremlins for his unique Porsche. The Simpson Motorsport Marc 11 V8 returns this weekend two, back in the hands of Sacha Kakad and James Kaye. Raw Motorsport’s Radical RXC leads the points tables following a brilliant start to the season for Steve Burgess and Ben Dimmack.

Currently leading the Group GT3 standings is the pairing of Simon Orange and Michael O’Brien in their McLaren 720S GT3. Just six points behind is the McLaren of Enduro Motorsport - Morgan Tilbrook and Marcus Clutton will now doubt be attempting to swipe the Group Title lead this weekend. Shamus Jennings and Greg Caton return this weekend in the G-Cat Porsche having missed the last rounds at Brands Hatch. Another eight cars make up the group featuring more McLarens as well as cars from Mercedes and Lamborghini.

Next up is Group GTC and this weekend the group features machinery from Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche. Lucky Khera and pro partner David Macdonald have had a cracking start to the season and currently find themselves at the top of the standings. Jensen Lunn and Warren Gilbert from Topcats Racing with sit behind Khera and McDonald in the standings and following some strong pace at Brands Hatch will be looking to claw back some points this weekend.

Group GTH remains the largest and most competitive with 15 entries lining up on the grid and featuring cars from Mercedes, McLaren and Porsche. Valluga Racing’s James Wallis and Sam Maher-Loughnan currently lead the title fight ahead of Makehappenracing’s Stephen Walton and Chris Hart. Third in the title and within striking distance of Makehappenracing is Fox Motorsport. Tim Docker and Jordan Albert make a formidable pairing in their McLaren 570S GT4 so keep an eye on them this weekend. The Formula Woman program is due to make its delayed debut this weekend with two McLarens piloted by the winners of their recruitment program.

Plus, points are up for grabs in the Sprint Challenge and Sporting Challenge this weekend. As the name suggests, the Sprint Challenge only takes points from Sprint Races, while the Sporting Challenge is only open to purely sporting driver pairings. Lucky Khera leads the Sprint Challenge, but it’s Team Webb who lead the Sporting Challenge.

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