British GT Lap Records Under Threat Says Avon

6th February 2006 | 0 Comments

The British GT lap record could be about to fall, according to series tyre supplier Avon Tyres, and its tyre are set to play an important part.

After close season development, the most recent test (2 February), involved teams from the GT2 and GT3 categories. Despite an ambient temperature hovering around freezing, TracksSpeed’s team manager Piers Masarati, who was testing a Porsche 911, managed to set a time 0.7 seconds quicker than last year’s pole position for the GT3 category. (Piers Maserati set a time of 1 min 11.2. Last season’s pole position time for the GT3 category was 1 min11.9.

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