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A copy free feature of the 'Into the Night' (indy) endurance race held at the circuit on Saturday 19th November 2011

Event entry ticket

1. Event Ticket

Bridge banner on hawthorn hill

2. Bridge banner on Hawthorn Hill

Smart pit cars 1

3. Smart Car Pits

The main event was preceeded by the Smart Car 4two Cup races

Smart pit cars 2

4. Smart Car Pits with Fourtwo, City Coupe's, Cabrio's, K's & Roadsters,

Smart coupe

5. Smart Coupe

Smart pit cars 3

6. Some of well turned out motors

Smart pit cars 4

7. A final fiddle & fettle

Smart pit cars 5

8. Smart Crossblade

Smart pit cars 6

9. Smart Forfour

Smart pit cars 7

10. These cars participated in Hambach 2011 in the Rhein, Western Germany

Smart pit cars 8

11. Crossblade without any admirers

Smarties tearing up hawthorn hill

12. Charging up Hawthorn Hill

Racing got underway promptly in dry bright & sunny conditions

Smarts on Druids

13. 1st turn into Druids

The 4two Cup morning race winners were:

1. David Moore

2. Sarah Moore

3. Jake Jackson

4. Tom Mills

5. Dominique Wroblewski

6. Silvano Caira

The afternoon race ...

Smarts on graham hill

14. The dropdown to Graham Hill

Paddock hill bend

15. Paddock Hill Bend

The 2nd & final 4two Cup afternoon race winners:

1. Jake Jackson

2. David Moore

3. Sarah Moore

4. Ben Constanduros

5. Tom Mills

6. James Parker

Into the night kicked off at 15.00 with production class entries facing a two hour vigil ...

Mazda MX5 #45

16. #45 Mazda MX5 (Mazda Motors) with drivers Ticehurst & Mildenhall

Sister car did remakably well both finishing the two hours without a hitch

Brands hatch circuit map

17. Map of the Brands Hatch Circuit

Approaching Graham Hill bend

18. Down out of Druids to Graham Hill Bend

Marshalls at Druids

19. Flags at the ready

Mazda MX5 #75 & Honda Integra #77

20. #75 Mazda MX5 (Mazda Motors) with drivers Wilds & Cameron chases a Hoda Integra DC5 with drivers Harding & Axisa

Lotus Exige #23

21. #23 Lotus Exige (Dan Morris-Jones) with drivers Morris-Jones & Mussi

Ginetta G50 #48

22. #48 Ginetta G50 (Lee Mowle) with drivers Mowle, Osbourne & Murrell

For the Britcar GT Class entries it's a three hour stint

Ginetta G55 #91

23. #91 Ginetta G55 (Barwell Motorsport) with drivers Lemmer, Kimber-Smith

Farrari 430 Challange #37

24. #37 Farrari 430 Challenge (Paul Bailey) with drivers Bailey & Schulz

Mazda MX5 #45

25. #45 Mazda MX5 (Mazda Motors) with drivers Ticehurst & Mildenhall

Darkess 1

26. The darkness creeps up

Lotus Elise S2 #52

27. #52 Lotus Elise S2 (Simon Phillips) with drivers Phillips & Glover

Darkness 2

28. Head & tailights ...

Darkness 3

29. ... make it difficult to spot the car numbers

Marcos Mantis #36

30. #36 Marcos Mantis (Topcats Racing) with drivers O'Niel & Fletcher

Ginetta G55 #91

31. #91 Ginetta G55 (Barwell Motorsport) with drivers Lemmer, Kimber-Smith

Darkness 4

32. Too dark, going home

Britcar Into the Night Race (Indy) top 10 results

1. O’Neill/Fletcher, Marcos Mantis, 201 laps
2. Barrett/Shepherd, Porsche 997, +13.507s
3. Jones/Jones/Jones, Porsche 997, +23.835s
4. Mowle/Osbourne/Murrells Ginetta +2laps
5. Mardenborough/Heitkotti, Nissan GT4, +2 laps
6. Bailey/Schulz, Ferrari 430, +3 laps
7. Norris-Jones/Mussi, Lotus Exige, +9 laps
8. Huggins/Harrison, Marcos Mantis, +21 laps
9. Lemmer/Butler,Kimber-Smith, Ginetta G55, +31 laps
10. Bryant/Bryant, Marcos Mantis, +32 laps

Download pdf of all the statistics & Endurance Race Results

Brands Hatch aerial shot

33. Full circuit aerial view N.B only right track loop used in the above event

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