August 25, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Andrew Watson at the wheel of his Douglas Motorsport Ginetta G55. Image from Jakob Ebrey.
Nineteen-year old Andrew Watson, from County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, remains in contention for the Ginetta GT4 SuperCup title after another weekend in action. The young driver sits in third place in the drivers championship, chasing down a 92 point lead enjoyed by race leader Charlie Robertson, with just three race weekends remaining. On Saturday,... [Read more...]
August 5, 2014 by Leo Nulty
A stunning drive to third in race three was the highpoint of a tough weekend for Watson.
Andrew Watson was in action again this weekend in the Ginetta GT SuperCup. The nineteen-year-old Douglas Motorsport driver battled his way through three races at Snetterton Circuit in Norfolk, to end the weekend in third place in the table. On Saturday, Watson, originally from County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, qualified in second place, but was later... [Read more...]
July 31, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Watson joins an exclusive list of Rising Stars, which includes Lewis Hamilton
Nineteen year old racing driver Andrew Watson has been invited to join the prestigious British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) Rising Star Scheme, following in the footsteps of former BRDC Rising Stars including Lewis Hamilton. The BRDC Rising Star scheme acknowledges exceptional young talent amongst British and Commonwealth drivers under the age of 24,... [Read more...]
May 6, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Watson now heads the title chase in his Westland backed Douglas Motorsport Ginetta GT4.
Nineteen year old Andrew Watson this weekend moved one step closer to a championship title as he returned to top of the table in the Ginetta GT 4 Supercup. In action at Thruxton Circuit in Hampshire, the Douglas Motorsport driver began the weekend in fourth place following qualifying: “We went for a different strategy than what we would normally... [Read more...]
Watson in second place in the Ginetta GT4 Supercup, after an action packed weekend at Donington Park.
April 22, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Watson gathered another haul of championship points at Donington and is looking forward to Thruxton in May!
Nineteen-year-old Andrew Watson’s bid for the Ginetta GT4 Supercup title continued this weekend, with a wet and windy two days of action at Donington Park. The rain came thick and fast on Saturday, creating particularly difficult conditions for Watson, who finished fourth in qualifying. Despite this, the young driver managed to fight his way into... [Read more...]
Three podium finishes and a Championship lead for Watson after Ginetta GT4 Supercup opening weekend at Brands Hatch
April 1, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Watson on his way to a strong win in race one in his Westland Ginetta GT4. Image from Jakob Ebrey.
Nineteen-year-old Andrew Watson’s challenge for the Ginetta GT4 Supercup title got off to the best possible start this weekend when he won the first race and then followed that up with a second and third spot in the following two races at Brands Hatch in Kent. The three podium finishes across the weekend gives the young driver an impressive 93 points... [Read more...]
January 22, 2014 by P1 Digital
Watson is confident of a strong season in his second year in the class.
Douglas Motorsport is delighted to welcome the return of Andrew Watson for the 2014 Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup. Graduating as a race winner from the Ginetta Junior Championship in 2012, Tyrone native Watson showed his impressive pace right from the beginning of the 2013 season, with a front row start at round one in Brands Hatch. He made his podium... [Read more...]
February 13, 2013 by Paul Grogan
Andrew took a superb debut victory at Silverstone in 2012. Photo: Jakob Ebrey
Andrew Watson has today announced that he will compete in this year’s Ginetta GT Supercup series. Having enjoyed a very successful debut season racing in the British Ginetta Junior Championship, Watson has now chosen the Ginetta GT Supercup in a Ginetta G55 as the next step in his racing career. Watson made his mark early on in last year’s Junior... [Read more...]
February 8, 2013 by Paul Grogan
Douglas Motorsport were crowned Ginetta Junior Team Champions with Andrew Watson (left) and Niall Murray (right) in 2012. Photo: Jakob Ebrey
2012 Ginetta Junior Team Champions Douglas Motorsport have renewed their partnership with P1 Digital for the 2013 season. Led by Wayne Douglas, a former Formula Vauxhall Champion and leading driver coach, Douglas Motorsport quickly became one of the best teams in the Ginetta Junior Championship during 2012 despite being a rookie team to the series.... [Read more...]
November 3, 2012 by Paul Grogan
Andrew Watson enjoyed a very successful season in Ginetta Junior and is aiming to finish his season on a high at the Ginetta Junior Winter Series. Photo: Jakob Ebrey
Andrew Watson, one of the most impressive newcomers to the 2012 Ginetta Junior Championship is aiming to finish his 2012 season on a high as he enters the highly competitive Ginetta Junior Winter Series event at Rockingham. The annual event which has seen the likes of former Ginetta Junior Champion Seb Morris and Brands Hatch British Touring Car debutant... [Read more...]