2017 British GT Championship Silverstone Qualifying - Craig Robertson
MacMillan AMR, Aston Martin Vantage, GT3, #24, Jack Mitchell, James Littlejohn, <br />
British GT Championship <br />
Northamptonshire,  <br />
Silverstone  <br />
United Kingdom  <br />
© Craig Robertson

Jack Mitchell and James Littlejohn took pole position in GT3 in the #24 Macmillan AMR Aston Martin with Stuart Middleton and Will Tregurtha taking pole in GT4. Littlejohn took provisional pole by 1.1 seconds from Rick Parfitt in one turned out to be a Team Parker/Bentley 2-3 finish. Parfitt beating his team mate Loggie by the narrowest of margins. Derek Johnston took fourth spot whilst Jon Minshaw took fifth in the Am sessions.

The Pro drivers took over for the second half of the qualifying session, Adam Christodoulou putting the #88 Team ABBA with Rollcentre Racing Mercedes on provisional pole before Seb Morris jumped to the top step with a combined time of 4:03.665. The front runners chopped and changed throughout the session, Litteljohn eventually walked away with pole with a combined time just one tenth quicker than Parfitt and Morris.



Stratton Motorsport, Lotus Evora, Stuart Hall, Gavan Kershaw, <br />
British GT Championship <br />
Northamptonshire,  <br />
Silverstone  <br />
United Kingdom  <br />
© Craig Robertson

The invitational entry #99 Stratton Motorsport Lotus Evora dominated GT4 qualifying, going 1.1 seconds quicker in the hands of Gavan Kershaw than the championship leading #55 HHC Ginetta. However, Middleton still held provisional pole as the fastest GT4 car despite sitting second on the time sheets. The Black Bull Garage 59 car of Ciaran Haggerty finished third, half a second down on Middleton.

Ciaran Haggerty finished third quickest in the Black Bull Garage 59 McLaren 570S, half a second behind Stuart Middleton whilst James Fletcher took fourth in the GPRM Toyota GT86. Jan Jonck took provisional pole in the Pro session in the #42 Macmillan AMR Aston Martin GT4. Jonck was fastest by 1.5 seconds! The chance of a Macmillan qualifying clean sweep were cut short however as Will Tregurtha responded to put the HHC Motorsport Ginetta at the front of the grid with a combined pole time of 4:26.554. The HHC Ginetta was the fastest eligible GT4 car but the Stratton Motorsport Lotus Evora of Stuart Hall and Gavan Kershaw went 2.2 seconds faster than anyone else!