Paul will partner with brabham automotive development driver and professional gt racer, ross wylie himself a former britcar and british gt4 champion for a full seasons campaign in a newly manufactured brabham bt62 competition. Mclaren gt announced saturday the launch of its young driver program, which will see british rising stars ross wylie and andrew watson work alongside the manufacturers trio of factory drivers. Ross wylie competes in the hankook 24 hours of barcelona next weekend 34 sep racing a ferrari 458 which marks the dumfries gt driver s maiden twicearoundtheclock car race. In addition to robs busy racing schedule he will also be coaching ross wylie and andrew watson, two young drivers selected by mclaren gt for the mclaren gt young driver programme. Under race regulations, all drivers must have completed ten laps of the 8. Ross wylie born 15 september 1991 is a scottish racing driver.
Mclaren gt confirms young driver pairing for full british. Ross receives vital backing for 16 race campaign fromformer co driver david mason scotlands ross wylie will be gunning for success in the televised porsche carrera cup gb this year. Ross receives vital backing for 16race campaign fromformer codriver david mason scotland s ross wylie will be gunning for success in the televised porsche carrera cup gb this year. Detailed karting statistics not covered by driver database. Dumfries racing driver heads for europe border itv news. Media in category ross wylie the following 30 files are in this category, out of 30 total. The 2020 porsche carrera cup great britain is a multievent, onemake motor racing championship held across england and scotland. Bailey will partner with brabham automotive development driver and professional gt racer, ross wylie, himself a former britcar and british gt4 champion for a full seasons campaign in a newly manufactured brabham bt62 competition.
Races, wins, podiums, pole positions, fastest laps. Scotlands ross wylie will be gunning for success in the televised porsche carrera cup gb this year. Ross wylie has been chosen by the british racing drivers club for enrolment in the rising star initiative. Jan 23, 2015 scottish rising star ross wylie has secured a drive with mclaren gt for 2015, competing in the marques newly announced young driver programme. Hailing from scotland, he had a successful karting career before moving up to cars and eventually winning the 2014 british gt4 championship in an aston martin vantage. Ross wylie driver development brabham automotive limited. Now, ross intends to join them since competing in his debut car racing season. Ross wylie to race aston martin in british gt championship. The 28yearold from thornhill near dumfries contests a full 16 race season with in2racing, the warwickshirebased team in which wylie scored four topfive. It marks the 23yearold dumfries driver s first race of this duration in a gt3 sportscar and while the target for him and co driver andrew watson is a solid points finish, continue reading. Aston martin racing driver stuart hall took a sombre stance on the fia wec 6 hours of fuji podium this weekend, as he remembered his friend and fellow racing driver sean edwards who died last week when driver coaching in australia. Andrew watson and ross wylie will campaign the one of two examples of the new 650s gt3 being run by the team in the seven round calendar. Ross wylie, 28, has joined the historic brabham automotive team and will be in the driver s seat of their bt62 car as he competes in the britcar dunlop endurance championship.
Teammates tangling and some of the most physical racing seen in recent carrera cup gb history the headlines from round eleven. Racing porsche carrera cup gb 2020 with in2 racing brabham automotive development driver 2017 porsche carrera cup gb britcar champion 2018 britcar sprint champion. Scotlands ross wylie will be gunning for success in the. Wayne marrs and prodriver charlie hollings secured the class 2 win in the jmh automotive ferrari 488, ahead of returnees paul bailey and andy schultz, the old firm back together and looking good for the season ahead in the sb race engineering 488, while david mason and ross wylie took the final class podium place in the similar ff corse. Wylie will share the teams aston martin vantage gt3 with phil. A thornhill racing driver will be revving for success as he competes.
Motus one racing builds bespoke home racing simulators for practice and training and to support corporate events. Ross wylie racing ltd officers free information from. A thornhill born racing driver has joined forces with a highly regarded motorsport name for the upcoming season in 2020. The 27yearold from thornhill has been forced to endure a 11week hiatus after regular co driver david mason unexpectedly withdrew from racing after an accident. Wylie targets success in prestigious uk based porsche. Ross wylie racing follow ross wylies racing career. Mclaren factory driver rob bell teams up with young driver. It has been designed to enhance the skills, knowledge and racecraft of both drivers, with a view to establishing a solid foundation on which to build a competitive career in gt racing. Wylie returned to the series for the final two race weekends of the. The 20yearold who is studying economics will race a mclaren 650s gt3 sportscar with ross wylie scotland in the sevenevent series.
Pro driver, ice driving instructor, racing driver, drift trainer, 4x4 instructor, iam observer. Ross wylie racing ltd free company information from companies house including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual return, officers, charges, business activity. Watson scored his best result of the season when he and fellow mclaren gt young driver ross wylie finished seventh in the silverstone 500 in may 2015, only 20 seconds behind the podium places. Jan 11, 2015 ross wylie and andrew watson are the first young drivers selected by the programme, both men will work with mclaren gt, and the existing trio of factory drivers. Whilst the trackspeed car won the race, it was marco attard who won the gt3 drivers championship and the blancpain gentleman read more of this post filed under british gt tagged with beechdean amr, british gt, donington, jake giddings, john minshaw, marco attard, oman racing team, phil keen, ross wylie, trackspeed. Jan 10, 2015 ross wylie and andrew watson are the first young drivers selected by the programme, both men will work with mclaren gt, and the existing trio of factory drivers. Racing porsche carrera cup gb 2020 with in2 racing brabham automotive development driver 2017 porsche carrera cup gb. In the eight seasons he raced karts, ross was a frequent race and trophy winner and demonstrated great pace, mental resilience and an unshakeable desire to compete. Her father michael is a property developer, and her mother jasmine is an indianborn businesswoman.
British racing drivers club superstar wylie has previously enjoyed good fortune at oulton park. Wylies codriver witt gamski started the 50mins qualifying race from poleposition after rosss exploits in time trials earlier in the day with the 2014 british gt4 champion getting behind the wheel of the mjc furlonger prepared ferrari 458 gt after 15laps. It formed part of the extensive program of support categories built up. View ross wylie s profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. In race one, neary, who qualified second, took victory ahead of the ferrari 458 gt3 of pro driver ross wylie and gentleman driver david mason. Ross wylie far right with paul bailey left and david brabham, son of sir jack brabham automotive and the britcar dunlop endurance championship are pleased to confirm their brabham automotive development driver and professional gt racer, ross wylie from thornhill in dumfries and galloway will partner reigning series champion, paul bailey and enter the 2020 season in his newly purchased brabham bt62. View ross wylies profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Ross and with him and i believe hes a very fast, talented driver, said mason. She won the inaugural w series championship in 2019, and joined williams grand prix engineering as a development driver in the same year. The 28yearold from thornhill near dumfries will contest a full 16 race season with in2racing, the warwickshirebased team in which wylie scored four topfive placings in the final four races of last years series. The 21yearold from thornhill is competing in the volkswagen.
His co driver jody firth won the title, due to moore missing the knockhill round as he was racing at the 24 hours of le mans with ginetta. Rob bell adds another series to his 2015 racing calendar. He also took two gt4 class wins in the british gt championship racing a ginetta g50. Jan, 2020 bailey will share the driving duties in the sevenround program with brabham automotive development driver ross wylie, with the duo becoming the first customerentered brabham bt62 to compete. The 23yearold mclaren gt young driver from thornhill and watson despite early season setbacks, is setting his sights on a topsix finish or at the very least a pointscoring performance on sunday 31 may. Brabham bt62 to contest first full season of racing in. Thornhill race ace ross wylie receives vital backing for 16 race campaign from former co driver david mason. Wayne marrs and pro driver charlie hollings secured the class 2 win in the jmh automotive ferrari 488, ahead of returnees paul bailey and andy schultz, the old firm back together and looking good for the season ahead in the sb race engineering 488, while david mason and ross wylie took the final class podium place in the similar ff corse. Ross wylie, 28, is to compete in a full 16 race season with in2racing. British gt4 champion ross wylie has been awarded the prestigious rothmans trophy. Ross wylie has set himself and codriver andrew watson a mission in their next race at silverstone and the dumfries race ace is hoping its not impossible.
He started his motor racing career contesting the 2004 mini max kart championship, becoming a multiple kart champion in his native scotland over the next eight years, before moving up to car racing in 2012. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover ross connections and jobs at similar companies. Bell will work with the drivers as a driver coach, and will be on hand to offer expert tuition and advice to the youngsters in their first season of. Jamie chadwick was born in bath, before growing up in the isle of man. The announcement was made today thiursday, january 9th 2020 at the autosport international show in birmingham, england. The lancashire driver will be mentoring the young racing talents and will be trackside to support and assist them throughout the season. Rob bell, kevin estre and alvaro parente, to further enhance their skills and knowledge for a competitive career in gt racing. Ross receives vital backing for 16race campaign fromformer codriver david mason. The 23yearold, from thornhill, won the gt4 championship in last year, and is now. What made dan gurney one of racing s ultimate heroes.
What made dan gurney one of racings ultimate heroes. Bailey will share the driving duties in the sevenround program with brabham automotive development driver ross wylie, with the duo becoming the first customerentered brabham bt62 to. A young circuit racing driver from thornhill in dumfriesshire has been selected to join an elite driving club. Mclaren gt announces young driver program sportscar365. Driver profile ross wylie written by ellie 25yearold ross is one of a batch of promising young scottish drivers to be taking the gt racing paddock by storm. The 28yearold from thornhill near dumfries contests a full 16race season with in2racing, the warwickshirebased team in which wylie scored four topfive placings in the final four races of last years series. Wylie heads back to porsche carrera cup gb for 2020 title assault. The mclaren gt driver academy, formerly known as mclaren gt young driver programme is the program launched by mclaren gt in 2015 to offer greater benefits to a larger pool of drivers who hold a range of different ontrack experience.
The dumfriesborn driver started his racing career in 2004, soon becoming a perennial karting frontrunner in the national rotax max junior series, in which he finished third as well as numerous regional titles. At 17, he became the youngest briton to race at the legendary race. Ross wylie has been chosen by the british racing drivers club for enrolment in the. The 2019 dunlop endurance championship is a motor racing championship for gt cars, touring cars, sportscars and production cars held across england. Jamie laura chadwick born 20 may 1998 is a british female racing driver. He started his motor racing career contesting the 2004 mini max kart championship, becoming. It is the 17th season of a britcar championship, the 9th run as the britcar endurance championship and the 4th run as the dunlop britcar endurance. Wylie adds porsche carerra cup gb effort to 2020 schedule. The race victory in 1998 launched a hugely successful sportscar career for mcnish, while the dumfries drivers success at the same time made a. The 2015 season saw the launch of the mclaren gt young driver programme, with watson and fellow young driver ross wylie embarking on an extensive programme. Ross wylie heads in to the unknown for his first twohour british gt championship race of the season at rockingham on sunday may 3rd. Ross wylie is a professional racing driver and senior driving consultant for motus one.
The championship featured a mix of professional motor racing teams and privately funded drivers, competing in porsche 911 gt3 cars that conformed to the technical regulations for the championship. Starting in pole position, neary was made to work hard for his second race victory. The season began on 6 april at oulton park and finished on september at donington park, after nine rounds held over seven meetings. Dumfriesshire racing driver ross wylie is aiming to impress on his season opener at oulton park this afternoon. The 2015 avon tyres british gt season was the 23rd season of the british gt championship. Wylie will race for the kentbased mjcfurlonger team alongside regular british gt championship co driver phil dryburgh plus fellow scots rory butcher and rob smith. The race at silverstone was preceded by races at rockingham and oulton park. Race report vr motorsports praga wins season opener. Works team driver dalla lana and aston martin racing s two reserve drivers adam and stanaway were the only three in the teams 17strong driver lineup not to have raced at le mans before.
Career details the racing career of ross gunn 201920 world endurance gte drivers championship. Tyrone, races a mclaren 650s gt3 sportscar with ross wylie scotland in two, onehour races at the cheshire track. Brabham automotive and the britcar dunlop endurance championship are pleased to confirm that ross wylie former britcar and british gt4 champion will partner reigning series champion, paul bailey, in the 2020 season campaign in a newly manufactured brabham bt62 competition. Ross spent much of 2019 working with david brabham and the team to hone the bt62s ontrack performance. Ross wylie experiences a dream come true daily record. Former mclaren gt junior ross wylie will race an aston martin in british gt again this year, with btcc outfit motorbase performance. The programme supports a number of young drivers who are aiming for a professional. Cars compete in five classes with a cars class dependent on horsepower, momentum, equipment, etc. The dumfriesborn driver started his racing career in 2004, soon becoming a perennial karting frontrunner in the national rotax max junior series, in which he finished third as well. The brabham bt62 will contest its first full season of racing in the britcar endurance championship in 2020, with champion paul bailey joined by 2014 british gt4 titlewinner ross wylie. Dwr daniel wylie racing is set to become one of the most influential racing brands in the uk to combine a commercial benefit and. Feb 26, 2016 young scots racer ross wylie will compete in the british gt series for the third year running and will swap back to an aston martin after racing in a mclaren last year. Scottish driver ross wylie is set to compete in porsche carrera cup gb this year.
Ross wylie official site of british gt championship. Wylie switches from mclaren junior to motorbase aston in. The 23yearold from thornhill near dumfries received the silverware from dario franchitti mbe, the fourtime indycar series champion, at the scottish motor racing clubs annual dinner and awards ceremony at the sheraton hotel, edinburgh, last saturday 6 dec. Onboard at silverstone national with ross wylie porsche carrera. Daniel wylie racing dwr ginetta gt4 supercup driver.107 463 870 982 1015 125 1052 619 558 187 874 373 874 454 1345 616 607 1500 285 650 127 70 1113 61 1546 1247 691 1097 243 825 17 179 1138 945 1414 1321 276 1312 1038 76 943 955 261