Double Ferrari Wins For Calum Lockie At Silverstone

Back on the Silverstone GP circuit, in the magnificent MacConnal Mason Gallery Ferrari 458C, for rounds 11 & 12 of the Britcar Endurance Championship.

I was driving solo so with two 90 minute races on one day we had a packed schedule. With no testing on Friday, I went straight into first qualifying on a green track and with low temperatures. This certainly affected the balance of the car but FF Corse, as ever, responded brilliantly and we qualified 5th overall and on class pole.

With a tight timetable race, 1 was soon upon us and the start went well, holding P1 in class all the way to the finish. The race was not without drama as we had to do a precautionary splash and dash which dropped me far behind the leaders but did not affect the result. The fastest lap in class also came my way to give us a clean sweep. In the overall championship, we did well as our main rival finished 3rd to our 6th.

Second Qualifying Event

The second qualifying went even better despite having to run one old tyre from race one. The car was handling well and we got class pole and 3rd overall. Again, this session was not without drama. I was going for another qualifying lap when the left rear deflated on turn in at Stowe. This resulted in a high-speed spin and a long slow limp back to the pits but there was no damage and we didn’t trouble the marshals.

With very little time to sort things out for the second race. The FF Corse team worked wonders and we rolled onto the grid with everything ready. This result was going to be very important for the overall championship and I really needed to keep two class one cars behind me.

Off the start, I jumped our main overall rival and then was passed by another class one car. This was looking good as I was able to hold off the Mosler and then gradually draw away.

Suddenly it disappeared, the victim of a spin I think. Pushing flat out first-class one car ahead pulled off with a blown engine and then the leader pulled off as well! I was in the overall lead but the Mosler was closing fast with the second driver at the wheel. There was no chance of holding the faster class one car behind me.

And so, after a good tussle, I finished 2nd overall and won class 2 with the fastest lap to boot. I think that gives us the Britcar Endurance Championship class 2 championship, with the overall championship going down to the wire.

The final races are at Donington in early November. David and I will be back in the saddle together and we will be pushing hard. Can’t wait!!

Published On: June 17th, 2021 / Categories: Motor Racing Wins, Silverstone Race Circuit /

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