Spire Sportscars enjoyed a brilliant weekend in the first round of the 750 Motor Club’s RGB Championship at Silverstone, with GT-3 racers, in the hands of ‘works’ drivers, John Cutmore and Tim Gray ably backed-up by a 2011-spec GT-R, driven by Nick Morley and the Festive Lights-sponsored GT-R piloted by Matthew Higginson. Sadly, Matt Green’s GT-3 was not quite ready-to-race despite much burning of midnight oil…

Good results for Spire Sportscars at Silverstone last weekend in Round One of the 750 MC RGB Championship, with 'works' drivers John Cutmore (left) and Tim Gray dominating proceedings. Indeed, Gray ended-up with two wins, a new lap record, fastet laps and pole.

Gray qualified on pole and led from the start in race one taking a comfortable win, with Morley fifth, while in race two, Spire celebrated a one-two finish with Gray dominating and finishing eight seconds ahead of John Cutmore in second, with the consistent Morley again in fifth place.

This bodes well for the season ahead and confirms what we in the trade already knew that Nightingale’s cars are top-notch and work incredibly well. Nearly forgot, but Tim Gray also took some three seconds of the Silverstone Club Circuit lap record, managing to crack the minute barrier…

More information on Spire GT-3 and GT-R via www.spire.co.uk or 01773 874 694 with 750 Motor Club information via www.750mc.co.uk. Next round in RGB is Brands Hatch on April 28/29…