The weekend started off with both cars failing their scrutineering noise test when both cars, unchanged from previous events, were deemed too noisy by the scrutineers and were not allowed out. At the time of his purchase in , the engine had been rebuilt by Graypaul Ferrari Nottingham and the power had been increased by fitting a Stradale inlet tract and uprating the exhaust. By the time short re passed Mick, Sam had a healthy lead, and despite the race 1 winners efforts, Sam was able to hold off to the chequered flag for his and the teams first over-all win by the narrowest margins — 0. To have both cars finish so close to the front after having started so far back was a great achievement. Sam racing up to 2nd passing his 2 team mates in the first part of the race. Again, his first drive in the new car.
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Checked Silverstone site but the event wasn’t on their calendar?
At the time of his purchase inthe engine had been rebuilt by Graypaul Ferrari Nottingham and the power had been increased by fitting a Stradale inlet tract and uprating the exhaust. Edited by JonnyW on Friday 9th April Guillotine 5, posts months.
Made by Circuit Pro. Yes it will be shown on Motors TV. By the time short re passed Micj, Sam had a healthy lead, and despite the race 1 winners efforts, Sam was able to hold off to the chequered flag for his and the teams first over-all win by the narrowest margins — 0. Mick qualified 3rd and Wayne close behind in rading place, once again the Balfe team proving there competitiveness in there first weekend of the series.
Mick Dwane & Son: Newark Nottinghamshire Car Dealer
Membership Become actively involved in the track-day, racing and social aspects of FF Corse. Thanks for coming everyone, just one of those weekends for Mike and me, but brilliant effort by Danny and his team! Would be good to have absolute confirmation of what day the race is!! Again, his first drive in the new car. Terms and Conditions Posting Rules. The weekend started off with both cars failing their scrutineering noise test when both cars, unchanged from previous events, were deemed too noisy by the scrutineers and were not allowed out.
The previous dramas of the morning had both drivers, Mick and Sam, fired up with a point to prove before the race started. The Ferrari Challenge is a race focused development of the hugely popular Ferrari Modena road car. Chimjunkie 2, posts months. After two hours of trying to work out a way of quietening the cars, and some heated discussions with the organisers, the cars were tested again and mysteriously managed to pass the noise test. PH – Most memorable drives. Alex Martin also put on a great showing to record his first victory in the Coppa Giovanni class of the Ferrari Challenge.
Race 5&6: Silverstone GP
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 Guess MSA would be the ones to contact Mike’s had to fit a “new” road engine as his dropped a valve, and danny had to take his to his engine builder for another issue.
Qualifying was on a dry track and the team qualifying 2nd with Wayne, mic produced an outstanding effort for his first race in the newand Mick 3rd split by less than one tenth of a second over the 3 mile track length. Mick and Wayne settled into there grove and kept the competition at bay showing good pace ahead of a strong entry. Race 1 The previous dramas of the morning had both drivers, Mick and Sam, fired up with a point to prove before the race started.
So, another great podium finish for Sam Smeeth and the team, and a great strong finish from Mick Dwane who was not too far micm.
WILL WILLIAMS MICK DWANE FERRARI OPEN SILVERSTONE FERRARI OPEN Stock Photo: – Alamy
Danny Winstanley deserves huge congratulations for finishing 4th in both races, each time only a second adrift from third. Both Mick and Sam certainly did the team proud, showing their true potential. Definite congrats to Danny, ran competitively in both races but in particular looked to be going very well in the second – ran a strong 3rd place for quite some time, putting pressure on to gain 2nd but a spin finally dropped him back a place to 4th.
Also, ive heard from one of the racers that the race was going to be crammed into the one day Sat 17th. Rscing 1 was a 25min duration, pole mik not realy challenged all race, but the Balfe team put rading good show on for the Norfolk spectators.
Rupert Martin also recorded his best qualifying and race performances of the season. But well done Danny – fabulous results and at such a young age! Mark McAllister recorded to ten positions in both races and Ian Hartley, in his Ferrari F Challenge, challenged strongly rading to finish just outside the podium in both races. With Sam in 4th, placing a competitive time against a 15 car field despite encountering some technical problems with the brakes.