August 19, 2014 by Leo Nulty
The former World Karting Champion is confident of a strong showing in the second half of the season.
This is your first year of racing in single-seaters after competing in karts, how are you finding the transition? Single-seater racing is really different to karting and, as a result, the transition between the two is very big. Many drivers say it’s the biggest transition between levels that you’ll experience in racing. The main differences you... [Read more...]
August 18, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Despite showing impressive pace, luck was not on Eastwood's side at Silverstone
Despite showing tremendous pace at the latest round of the BRDC Formula 4 Championship, Charlie Eastwood was denied the results at the Silverstone round after a mixture of issues in rounds 13, 14 and 15 of the series. He was tapped into a spin in the first race of the weekend, fell victim to a tyre lottery in race two, and failed to make the grid for... [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...]
June 23, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Despite setting competitive testing times, mechanical maladies in qualifying put Eastwood on the back foot all weekend.
Charlie Eastwood faced a frustrating weekend at Snetterton after a gearbox failure at the start of qualifying meant he was unable to post a single lap in the session and was forced to start from the back of the grid for races one and two. The Northern-Irish Douglas Motorsport racing driver headed into the third round of the BRDC Formula 4 Championship... [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...]
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 23, 2014 by Leo Nulty
David Wright lines up on pole position for the Leinster Trophy
In 1993, with no Euroseries visiting, the Leinster Trophy was awarded to the domestic Formula Opel class. There were two heats, with the results of these deciding the grid for this, the final. David Wright starts from pole but watch out for the scrap between Morgan Dempsey Jnr and Wayne Douglas, coming up from a mid grid position. Mike Edgar starts... [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...]
January 9, 2014 by P1 Digital
Woodhead and his new team were both impressed after their initial test.
Ginetta GT Supercup front runner Douglas Motorsport is delighted to announce 2013 Ginetta Junior Champion Harry Woodhead as its first signing for the 2014 Ginetta GT Supercup. Staffordshire-based 16-year old Woodhead, who dominated the first half of the 2013 Junior season, had his unbeaten winning streak brought to an end at Snetterton by the clever... [Read more...]
December 4, 2013 by P1 Digital
Both Douglas Motorsport and Eastwood are already Champions- can they add to this in 2014?
Douglas Motorsport have become the choice of champions recently as they announce the first of their 2014 BRDC Formula 4 Championship drivers. 2012 Rotax Max Karting World Champion Charlie Eastwood is set to make his car-racing debut with Douglas Motorsport in 2014. The Belfast based driver is no stranger to this team as Team Principal Wayne Douglas... [Read more...]