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...]
November 18, 2013 by P1 Digital
Gosia returns to Formula 4 whilst awaiting the results of the FIA Women in Motorsport competition.
Douglas Motorsport will reunite with Gosia Rdest this weekend at Brands Hatch for the second and final weekend of the BRDC Formula 4 Winter Championship. Making her racing debut in the UK with the all new 2013 BRDC Formula 4 Championship, Rdest vastly improved during the season and her consistency throughout the series was rewarded by winning the Yoozoom... [Read more...]
November 12, 2013 by P1 Digital
Graham locks a wheel in qualifying on the way to pole in race one.
Matty Graham enjoyed a dream start to the 2013 BRDC Formula 4 Winter Championship at Snetterton last weekend with two wins from four races and an early championship lead. Having recently announced his move to the Corby based team run by former Formula Vauxhall Champion Wayne Douglas, Graham had his sights firmly set on adding to his tally of race wins... [Read more...]
March 15, 2013 by Paul Grogan
Polish star Malgosia Rdest will be the first female driver behind the wheel of the all new BRDC Formula 4
Douglas Motorsport have signed the first female competitor for the all new 2013 BRDC Formula 4 championship – BMW Talent Cup star Malgosia Rdest. Having started her career in the Polish Amateur Karting League, Malgosia marked herself out as being a future star with regular success right from the start. With a number of victories in the KF2 category... [Read more...]