Barbara Armstrong 2009
She raced with PARR MOTORSPORT and joined the impressive line-up of Marino Franchitti, Kelvin Burt, Ed Horner and Matt Turner, who were also contesting the Privelige Insurance British GT Championship. Click here for more info and driver details.
The Porsche Cup is one of the most prestigious and best supported championships in British motorsport. Full grids of one of the world’s finest sportscars battle it out door-handle to door-handle on the racetrack. It will feature no less than 23 races this season, with double-header rounds at all but three of the 13-event PowerTour schedule. After a 15-minute sprint race on the afternoon of qualifying day, the feature race will run over 20 minutes in the early afternoon of the PowerTour Feature Raceday. The September race at Silverstone will mark the first night race in the history the Championship.
The 4 classes can be recognised by a colour on the top right of the windscreen of each car: Class 1 - Yellow, Class 2 - Red, Class 3 - Silver, Class 4 - Black. The difference in classes are:
In addition points will be awarded to all competitors who practice and start the race as follows: Class Pole position = 1 point, Class Fastest lap = 1 point. Added to each individual competitor's place points will be a bonus equal to the number of starters in the Class, but not exceeding a maximum of 10, ie 10 starters or more 10 bonus points (per competitor), 9 starters 9 bonus points, 8 starters 8 bonus points etc.
A prize money fund of £12500 is divided up between the top six drivers (irrespective of class) at the end, with the Championship winnder pocketing £4500.
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