To have a car on the podium after the frustrating start was fantastic! As the cars waited in the assembly area, the team and drivers together made the last minute decision to take a risk and send both cars out on slicks. A Frustrating Success It was a frustrating yet successful weekend for the Balfe motorsport crew. Race 1 was a 25min duration, pole sitter not realy challenged all race, but the Balfe team put a good show on for the Norfolk spectators. Lets get some serious support for the guys!! Have started a topic in the TVR events forum for a run to silverstone leading off from the Herts and Beds meet.
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To have both cars finish so close to the front after having started so far back was a great achievement. Any idea if this will cwane on TV at all? There are dyno sheets showing a power increase muck bhp at 8,rpm and ft. Again fighting their way through the field from the start, Sam and Mick were up to 7 th and 8 th respectively after just one lap. Cant wait for the races this afternoon!! During its current ownership this Race Car has had the F1 gearbox power unit replaced to increase its efficiency, and been fitted with all new transmission and clutch sensors as well as a rebuilt gearbox from Prosport in It was a frustrating yet successful weekend for the Balfe motorsport crew.
Just looked at old times from Silverstone last year, there will only be about 7 secs a lap between first and last on 40 plus cars. Was very dissappointed to see Randy in the Europa retire with engine troubles as well as the Cerbs.
But rzcing done Danny – fabulous results and at such a young age! Not Specified Number of cylinders: Search My Stuff What’s New 3 12 24 Mick Dwane finished 6th and second best of the FF Corse drivers in race 1 and podium positions were achieved in the top 3 Classes of the Ferrari Open.
Race 2 was on the Snetterton layout, which is a shortened track compared to the full circuit used on Saturday and a way of the adding variety into the championship. Where can I buy tickets and how much? The cars were completely standard, exactly as they had been earlier that morning, indicating that the failed noise test was actually a problem with the way the test had been carried out by the event scrutineers.
With FF Corse running 13 cars for drivers in the team, there was plenty of action throughout all the races. Tricky conditions during Q2 on a damp but drying track, but Sam and Balfe Motorsport claimed there first pole position with some clever pit work and tyre choices racihg of race 1 winner Martin Short.
Original challenge figures are bhp at 8,rpm and ft lb at rpm. JonnyW Original Poster posts months. Purchased by our vendor in from GT Cup regular, Mick Dwane, this car had been campaigned in the Ferrari Challenge in and and Mick had raced it in and in the Pirelli Ferrari Open as well. The GT cup is certainly very entertaining. E-Newsletter Sign Up Enter your email address to receive the Silverstone Auctions e-newsletter for all the latest news and upcoming events.
Unlike its predecessors, the Challenge was the first ‘Challenge’ series car that was a factory built and supplied race car, as opposed to a road car with a ‘Challenge’ upgrade kit. Checked Silverstone site but the event wasn’t on their calendar? Mick and Wayne settled into there grove and kept the competition at bay showing good pace ahead of a strong entry. Browse cars for sale.
Mick qualified 3rd and Wayne close behind in 4th place, once again the Balfe team proving there competitiveness in there first weekend of the series. Race 2 Race 2 started with similar conditions to race 1; however, with more rain in the lead up to the race it was too wet to ddane on slicks. Chimjunkie 2, posts dacing.
After the frustrations caused by the cruel decisions from the scrutineers, the team came back fighting and left with some great results and 2 podium finishes. Made by Circuit Pro.
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This meant greater weight reduction could be achieved, which when combined with the improved handling features allowed the car to easily outperform its road counterpart – despite having a similar power output. Furthermore, this car is also fitted with a hydraulic pump, adjustable carbon rear wing, rear diffuser, front spoiler, lightweight perspex headlight covers and a perspex windscreen. Alex showed great pace throughout the weekend on his home turf and recorded his dwanf results of the season so far.
Rupert Martin also recorded his best qualifying and race performances of the micj.