Shaun Balfe and Rob Bell secured second place for Balfe Motorsport at its home British GT Championship race at Donington Park over the weekend (June 22/23). After a difficult ‘what could have been’ event at Silverstone last time out, Shaun and Rob took their second podium in the McLaren 720S GT3 after a gruelling battle
After suffering heartbreak at Silverstone last time out, Grantham-based Balfe Motorsport returns to the British GT Championship for its home race at Donington Park this weekend (June 22/23). Shaun Balfe and Rob Bell will return with the McLaren 720S GT3 for the fourth round of the season after battling for the victory in the three-hour,
Balfe Motorsport had a weekend of misfortune, with some positivity, at the third round of the British GT Championship season – the Silverstone 500 – last weekend (June 8/9), despite a three-car effort for its McLaren 720S GT3 and pair of McLaren 570S GT4 machines. It was a ‘what could have been’ event for GT3
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.