As the 2012 British GT Championship draws to a close, one man is hoping for glory in this weekend’s final round at Donington. Jann Mardenborough, who turned twenty-one at Silverstone’s penultimate round of the series, will join team mate Alex Buncome as they aim for championship gold.
In my last report I distinctly remember warning you all. There’s a new kid in town. He’s young. He’s full of ambition. And he means business. He walks confidently through the paddock, yet is barely noticed by the regulars.
Here is a name for you. Jann Mardenborough. He’s 20 years old. He has no fear. And by God can he pedal..
GT Academy – it’s the automotive equivalent of X Factor or Britain’s Got Talent, but is proving rather more successful at finding ‘real’ talent. Inaugural champ, Lucas Ordoñez will drive for Nissan at Le Mans this year, whilst last year’s academy winner will start today’s British GT race from Nürburgring on pole position.