The British Prototype Cup ‘Preview’ round at Snetterton this weekend will see an eight car, all Ligier JS P3 field race over 60 minutes tomorrow.
The race, a ‘taster’ ahead of the full Series next year sees ELMS Championship winning team United Autosports bring a quartet of cars for existing and new customers with a two car entry from new to LMP3 West-Tec Racing and single car entries this weekend from ELMS, and soon to be Asian LMS entrants Tockwith Motorsports and Douglas Motorsports.
West-Tec are utilising a car loaned by Oak Racing for their #15 entry with Colin Noble joined by 2016 ELMS LMP3 champion Christian England, the sister #4 car sees Shaun Balfe paired with Bradley Smith.
United’s quartet sees ex GT3 racer Jay Palmer paired with Wayne Boyd in the #2 Ligier, Charlie Hollings joins Jacques Duyver in the #3, Shaun Lynn now drives the Gulf liveried #23 solo with Richard Meins unavailable this weekend. The #32 sees US racer Guy Cosmo paired with Patrick Byrne.
Tockwith field their regular pairing of Nigel Moore and Philip Hanson and Douglas Motorsport will run Mike Newbould and Thomas Tandle.
#2: United Autosports, Jay Palmer & Wayne Boyd
#3: United Autosports, Jacques Duyver & Charlie Hollings
#4: Team West-Tec, Shaun Balfe & Bradley Smith
#15: Team West-Tec, Colin Noble & Christian England
#23: United Autosports, Shaun Lynn (Gulf)
#26: Tockwith Motorsports, Nigel Moore & Phil Hanson
#32: United Autosports, Guy Cosmo & Patrick Byrne
#72: Douglas Motorsport, Mike Newbould & Thomas Randle