Barcelona Free Practice 1

3rd place for Shaun and Phil with only the pairings of Ramos/Parente and Lathouras/Rugolo in front of the number 22 Ferrari. Shaun and Phil only being beaten by the 1st and 2nd championship placed teams. Shaun – “we made a number of positive set up changes that worked well during the session. I’m looking to […]

Barcelona – Circuit de Catalunya – 30th October to 1st November 2015

Welcome to the Circuit de Catalunya for the final race weekend of the GT International Open series 2015. The Schedule for the weekend is: Friday 30th October: Free Practice 1 : 13.00 (12.00 GMT) Free Practice 2: 16.40 (15.40 GMT) Saturday 31st October: Qualifying : 11.05 (10.05 GMT) Race : 15.45 (14.45 GMT) Sunday 1st […]

Monza 2015 – official timing sheets

Here are copies of the official timing sheets etc. for all of the driving sessions over the Mnza 2015 race weekend: FP1 FP2 Race 1 Qualifying Race 1 Handicaps Race 1 Result Race 2 Qualifying Race 2 Handicaps Race 2 Result Standings after Monza Race 2

Result – Race 2

Result – Race 2 Phil starts the Balfe Motorsport car in 10th place after a torrid end to the morning’s qualifying session. On the first lap Phil exits the 1st corner in 8th place, on lap 2 Phil passes the number 90 Ferrari on Curva Grande to gain 7th place. On lap 9 Phil passes […]

Qualifying – Race 2

Qualifying – Race 2 Drying conditions on the track made choosing the right settings and tyres for the car difficult. In the end the choice to go to slick tyres for the end of the session proved to have been made one lap too late with the number 22 car qualifying 10th for Sunday’s race. […]

Result – Race 1

Result – Race 1 Shaun qualified the number 22 Ferrari in 6th place. After the rolling start where Shaun held his place only to lose a place to Duncan Cameron in the number 52 Ferrari after a pass on the second lap in to turn 2. 15 minutes in to the race Marcell Puglisi in […]

Qualifying – Race 1

Qualifying – Race 1 Shaun drove the number 22 car to 6th place for the race 1 starting grid. After an extremely wet start to the morning the rain let up before the qualifying session started. Whilst Shaun had been qualifying well a vibration after the change to new wet tyres caused the car to […]

Monza Free Practice 2

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

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

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

Shaun Balfe prepares for Monza

Silverstone – A Big Thank You

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 […]

Silverstone – Race 2 Sunday 7th June 2015

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 […]

Silverstone – Qualifying Sunday 7th June 2015

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 […]

Silverstone – Race 1 6th June 2015

<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 […]

Silverstone – Free Practice 5th June 2015

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. […]