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The history of Balfe Motorsport, part one

You might be forgiven for thinking that Balfe Motorsport’s story began in 1998 and, to a degree, you’d be right. However, the Balfe family name first appeared in motorsport further back. David Balfe is a former owner of Fortec Motorsport, one of the United Kingdom’s premier single-seater racing outfits. Indeed, as son Shaun describes: “Dad […]

Balfe Motorsport to debut McLaren 720S GT3 in British GT Championship

  Multiple GT racing champions Balfe Motorsport will return to the British GT Championship for 2019 with a brand-new McLaren 720S GT3 alongside a 570S GT4. Climbing behind the wheel of the 720S GT3 for the season will be 2017 International GT Open Pro-Am champions Shaun Balfe and McLaren Factory Driver Rob Bell. Family-run outfit […]

O’Brien joins Johnson aboard new-look Balfe-run McLaren GT4

Class front-runners Michael O’Brien and Graham Johnson will join forces aboard a Balfe Motorsport-run McLaren 570S GT4 next season. O’Brien fell just two points shy of the Drivers’ title during a debut campaign in which he and Charlie Fagg finished third in the standings with Tolman Motorsport. The 24-year-old remains at the wheel of a […]

Balfe Motorsport Claims International GT Open Pro-Am Title

The Balfe Motorsport Team clinched the International GT Open Pro Am championship with one race in hand with a superb third place in the opening event at Barcelona

Next Stop – Hungaroring

After a two week break the Balfe Motorsport team head to Hungary. Watch the action live on BT Sport or via YouTube

Hard Work for Team Balfe in France

After their successes at Estoril and Spa Francorchamps in the International GT Open, the Balfe Motorsport McLaren 650S GT3 was forced to run with a power reduction in the third round at the Paul Ricard circuit in France.

Balfe and Bell Consolidate Championship Lead

Balfe and Bell Keep Pro-Am lead after SPA Podium

Rob Bell Debuts for Balfe in Estoril

Shaun Balfe and Rob Bell made a tremendous start to their 2017 International GT Open campaign

Barcelona 2016 – Race 2 Results

The results for Race 2 at the Barcelona round of the 2016 GT International Open are in. The Race: At the start, there is a close fight between Zampieri and Barnes, with the Italian keeping the advantage and the Brit closing well on Ledogar. Further into the first lap, Krognes hits Barnes sending him into […]

Barcelona 2016 – Race 2 Qualifying Results

The results for Qualifying for Race 2, the final race of the season,  at the Barcelona round of the 2016 GT International Open are in. Phil Keen driving the Balfe #22 McLaren qualified in 6th for the afternoon’s race, in a qualifying session declared wet. 8 laps completed with the best lap being number 8 […]

Barcelona 2016 – Race 1 Results

The results for Race 1 at the Barcelona round of the 2016 GT International Open are in. Shaun started the race with Phil taking over at the driver change. Shaun went in to the driver changeover in 6th place. Phil finished the race in 3rd place. 38 laps completed with the best lap being number […]

Barcelona 2016 – Race 1 Qualifying Results

The results for Qualifying for Race 1 at the Barcelona round of the 2016 GT International Open are in. Shaun driving the Balfe #22 McLaren qualified in 6th place for the afternoon’s race in the qualifying session. 13 laps completed with the best lap being number 10 in a time of 1:46.792 with a top […]