Race- and Championship-winning outfit Balfe Motorsport enjoyed a successful British GT Championship outing at Snetterton last weekend (May 18/19) as it took two podium finishes, including the first for the McLaren 720S GT3, and another for the 570S GT4. GT3 duo Shaun Balfe and Rob Bell bounced back from disappointment in race one, where they
The British GT Championship will line-up this weekend (May 18/19) at Snetterton for the second round of the 2019 season. Taking place after the season opener at Oulton Park, the East Anglia venue will test the team and drivers with its challenging layout featuring fast straights and a mixture of long and short corners on
If you recall, in the prior instalment of The History of Balfe Motorsport, the team parted ways with Ferrari to start a new era with McLaren – a relationship which continues to this day. Balfe’s first year with the McLaren turned out to be triumphant, taking the Pro-Am championship title in International GT Open. The
A family-run affair, Balfe Motorsport has been in existence since 1998 as a partnership between father and son David and Shaun Balfe. With former Fortec Motorsport owner David running the team and Shaun concentrating on driving it has consistently managed to compete against some of the biggest teams in Europe, taking championships and race wins across the continent.
Racing in series as diverse as Caterhams, Radicals, Spanish GT, International GT Open, and the British GT Championship, the team retains its close-knit, family atmosphere as it enters its 21st year of competition.