After recently announcing it will contest the full 2021 Porsche Sprint Challenge GB campaign, Team Parker Racing will make its debut in the series at the final rounds of the season at Silverstone, over November 7/8.
Having already wrapped up the Pro, Am, and Teams’ Championship titles in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB, as well as being sure to seal the Pro-Am crown at Brands Hatch in mid-November, the team has a pedigree with the German manufacturer.
Climbing behind the wheel at the home of the British Grand Prix will be Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, Earl of March and Kinrara, more commonly known as Charlie March. He will also be making his debut in modern motorsport machinery, having competed in a variety of cars at the 2019 Goodwood Revival.
The Porsche Sprint Challenge GB features the marque’s 425hp Cayman 718 GT4 Clubsport and is intended to be a bridge between club racing and the Carrera Cup. It features two classes – Pro and Am – dependent on driver experience, and a total of £32,000 in end of season prize money.
After unofficial sessions on Friday, November 6, Charlie will have a 30-minute qualifying session a day later. The first 25-minute race is set to get underway at 08:40 on Sunday, November 8, with the second contest starting at 11:10. Both races will be shown live online via GTWorld on YouTube, with links shared on Team Parker Racing’s official social media channels.
“I’m incredibly excited to be racing with Team Parker in the Porsche Sprint Challenge GB. It’s an exceptional race series and a great way for me to get into racing in a more serious way. Having only done historic racing this is definitely going to be a challenge but hopefully one that I’m up to!
“Racing at Silverstone for the first time is going to be a tough experience as well so I’m very excited to get into the car for the first time on Monday for testing. Team Parker have been fantastic and incredibly accommodating – getting the car ready at such late notice must’ve been a real challenge – I really appreciate it immensely.”
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