MSA Championships Update

MSA Championships Update

mage: Jamie Chadwick celebrates her first British F3 win at Brands Hatch, courtesy of British F3.

British GT Championship
Round 8: Brands Hatch GP, 4-5 August

Flick Haigh and Jonny Adam claimed the British GT Championship points lead with victory in the penultimate round at Brands Hatch.

The Optimum Motorsport Aston Martin overcame a 10-second pitstop success penalty en route to its second victory of the season and a record-breaking 14th win of Adam’s career.

TF Sport’s Mark Farmer and Nicki Thiim kept their title chances alive by climbing from 10th to third after Jon Minshaw and Phil Keen’s Barwell Lamborghini retired with an overheating engine. Sam De Haan and Jonny Cocker took second place in the Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini.

1 Optimum Motorsport (Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3) 2h00m26.825s
2 Barwell Motorsport (Lamborghini Huracan GT3) 2h00m31.513s
3 TF Sport (Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3) 2h00m41.786s

Provisional championship standings
1 Flick Haigh – 139.5 points 
= Jonny Adam – 139.5 
3 Jon Minshaw – 122

BRDC British F3 Championship
Round 16-18: Brands Hatch GP, 4-5 August

Jamie Chadwick made history at Brands Hatch by becoming the first woman to win a British F3 race. Jamie Caroline and Nicolai Kjaergaard were also race winners.

Caroline converted pole position into a dominant victory in race one and headed home championship leader Linus Lundqvist. The Swede gained two positions off the line to take second over Kjaergaard.

Chadwick won race two, while Krishnaraaj Mahadik soared from ninth on the grid to claim second, with Kush Maini following suit to claim a podium from 10th on the grid.

Kjaergaard returned to the top step of the podium with a victory in the final race of the weekend. Caroline collected second place ahead of Lundqvist.

Round 16
1 Jamie Caroline (Carlin) 14 laps
2 Linus Lundqvist (Double R Racing) +2.958s
3 Nicolai Kjaergaard (Carlin) +3.529s

Round 17
1 Jamie Chadwick (Douglas Motorsport) 13 laps
2 Krishnaraaj Mahadik (Double R Racing) +0.439s
3 Kush Maini (Lanan Racing) +0.727s

Round 18
1 Nicolai Kjaergaard (Carlin) 14 laps
2 Jamie Caroline (Carlin) +0.414s
3 Linus Lundqvist (Double R Racing) +2.088s

Provisional championship standings
1 Linus Lundqvist – 473 points
2 Nicolai Kjaergaard – 362 
3 Kush Maini – 321