Monza Free Practice 2 Free Practice 2 was a full wet session with Shaun taking the driving seat for the majority of the session. 24 laps completed with the best lap being lap 23 at a time of 2’02.542
Monza Free Practice 1 10th Place for Shaun and Phil who were just about to start their session of flying laps when the weather closed in and the rain started. 23 laps completed with the best lap being lap 10 at a time of 1’50.624
Balfe Motorsport prepare for GT International Open Round 6 at Monza The Balfe Motorsport team are hard at work preparing the pit garage to be ready for a weekend of hard racing at the Monza circuit. Over the weekend of 2nd, 3rd and 4th October Shaun Balfe and Phil Keen will pit their skills against [...]
Shaun Balfe prepares for Monza
A Big Thank You Shaun and David would like to thank all who contributed to the successful weekend at Silverstone Specifically the guys on the team who worked hard all weekend: Chris Moore Steve Lucas Simon Ranyard Vinny Reeves Tim Chapman Simon Hooper Tom Starey Not forgetting Mick Willgoose who kept everybody fed and watered [...]
Race 2 Sunday 7th June 2015 From lights out Phil had been chased down by the 51 Ferrari. Often less than a a car lengths apart pushing and pushing lap after lap the 51 AF corse car could not find a way through. Fantastic effort by Phil meant he pitted the car in 1st place [...]
Qualifying Sunday 7th June 2015 Phil Keen took pole for Balfe Motorsport in Race 2 on his home track. Phil, who already took a pole in Estoril, set a time of 1.59.024 with his Ferrari, beating the number 51 Ferrari of Lathouras and Rugolo by just over one tenth of second. Qualifying data: 9 laps [...]
<h1>Race 1 Saturday 6th June 2015</h1> After a shaky start from Shaun where he lost a place after the rolling grid he continued with a strong drive bringing the car in to pit in 6th position. An excellent pit stop by the team ensured that Phil took the car out one place up on the [...]
Free Practice Friday 5th June Session 1 Balfe Motorsport finished top of the time sheets with the following stats: 19 laps completed with lap 10 being the fastest lap of the session. Fastest lap time: 2’02.856. With top speed of 172.622 km/h. Session 2 Shaun and Phil were pipped to second spot in session 2. [...]
Podium finish for Balfe in Estoril Following an excellent qualifying round with an impressive time of 1.38.033, which was over two tenths faster than second-qualified, Phil Keen started the first race of the season for the Balfe Ferrari in pole position. Unfortunately a poor pit stop left Shaun Balfe with a 24 second deficit and [...]
Perfect Last round knockout!
Round 9 of the Pirelli Ferrari Open Championship at Castle Combe.
Almost a Perfect Weekend.
Strong Finish for Debut GT Open Race Weekend
A Frustrating Success…
The Team’s British GT Debut — Top ten finish in a 31 car entry.