Posts Tagged ‘Patrick Watts’

Double Brands win keeps Breeze on top of Ginetta standings

Carl BreezeTotal Control Racing’s Carl Breeze will go into the final rounds of the 2011 Michelin Ginetta GT Supercup leading the championship standings after securing two victories and another top five finish on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit over the weekend.

Ahead of the Silverstone season finale two weeks from now, Breeze heads the title race by eight points after an impressively strong outing for the Wednesbury squad. Adding to his Saturday win with another victory in round 24 on Sunday morning, the TCR racer was in contention for yet another podium in round 25, but had to settle for fifth in the end.

Starting the first of the day’s races from pole position, by virtue of his finishing position in round 23, Breeze was led throughout the 14 laps as he fended off huge pressure from championship rival Tom Sharp. Read the rest of this entry »

Patrick Watts to make TOCA return with TCR after a quick bit of YouTubing

Ginetta GT Supercup Former touring car racer Patrick Watts will join Total Control Racing’s Ginetta GT Supercup team this weekend, 1st/2nd October, as a guest entry in the penultimate round of the championship at the Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit.

Piloting the car previously raced this year by his former BTCC paint trader, Tim Harvey, and more recently by sportscar ace, Marino Franchitti, Watts will have his first taste of the Ginetta G55 during pre-event testing this Friday, 30th September.

Competing alongside the TCR’s title contender Carl Breeze for the three Brands Hatch races, the Kent 54-year-old should be looking forward to a spot of 370bhp Ginetta action, providing he knows what it is. Read the rest of this entry »