P1 in Pro Am with the Leonard Motorsport boys.
Leonard Motorsport AMR have entered this weekend’s UK round of the Blancpain Endurance Series at Silverstone in the PRO category. With ProDrive/AMR only 15 minutes away and a very strong Aston Martin grid it will be a battle to come out as top Aston Martin team but the team are targeting both that and a top ten finish. Leonard Motorsport have drafted in Jonny Adam who worked with Stuart and Paul earlier in the year.
Coverage is live on Motors TV 1450 Sunday.
The first 10 minutes of qualifying from VLN3 2014. The qualifying stint didn’t go according to plan with both of us unable to find a clean enough lap. P15 with unfortunately a DNF in the race due to contact with a TTRS along the dottinger hohe. This was caused when the Busch Audi moved across whilst Stuart was overtaking causing contact and broken suspension.
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Two of our profiled drivers were racing over the weekend: Leonard Motorsport (Paul Wilson and Stuart Leonard) in the VLN, and Steve Liquorish in the UK Porsche Carrera Cup.
The VLN duo managed to qualify in tenth position for their inaugural VLN race, (even though they’d only managed three laps during the test day) and as it got under way Stuart had gained three places by turn two. He was nudged off the edge of the circuit a couple of corners later and dropped back to ninth. One driver change and two DNFs in front of them later, and they came across the line in a very creditable seventh place.
This is a great achievement from Stuart and Paul, who out-qualified works-team professionals in their back yard. “There’s more to come,” says Paul “I am confident we’ll see a podium this year.”
The only dampener to the weekend was the…
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