Dakar Rally News: Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Predicted for British GT Donington Showdown

    The British GT Championship heads to Donington Park this weekend for the second three-hour endurance race of the season, and with the weather forecast calling for thunderstorms and heavy rain, the excitement is palpable.

    Starting on the overall pole position are Sandy Mitchell and Alex Martin in their Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo2, after a stellar qualifying performance that also saw the team’s other car, driven by Rob and Ricky Collard, line up alongside them on the front row.

    In the GT4 class, it’s the DTO Motorsport Ginetta G56 GT4 Evo of Stuart Middleton and Freddie Tomlinson who will lead the field to the green flag, following a dominant display in qualifying that saw them pull clear of a tightly-packed field behind.

    “The prospect of inclement weather is sure to add an extra layer of drama to the proceedings, as the teams and drivers navigate the challenging Donington Park circuit in treacherous conditions.”

    Fans of the Dakar Rally and GT racing will undoubtedly be glued to the action, eager to see how the competitors handle the challenging weather and its impact on the race.

    Be sure to tune in at 1pm UK time (2pm Europe) for live coverage of the action-packed British GT Championship race at Donington Park.

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