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25 September 2017, Crewe – The #31 #bentley #continentalgt3 of Seb Morris (GB) and Rick Parfitt Jr (GB) has won the 2017 #britishgtchampionship thanks to a fourth place finish for the Team Parker #racing crew at Donington Park.
The team started the weekend - dubbed the Donington Decider – with a 10.5 advantage in the standings. After a close qualifying session the pair started side-by-side with their championship rivals in third and fourth.
Parfitt Jr. started the two-hour race and, after some battling with, made a fantastic overtake on the famous Craner Curves and climbed into third. As the pitstops came, Parfitt Jr had pushed hard to get a 10-second advantage over their nearest rivals in the #31 Lamborghini.
Morris took over and, after a 20-second success penalty for winning at Brands Hatch, emerged in fifth with the Lamborghini 12 seconds ahead in third. After climbing to fourth, the cars crossed the line and the British #bentley drivers were crowed champions.
“Seb, Rick and all at Team Parker #racing have made history this weekend,” commented Bentley’s Director of Motorsport Brian Gush. “For a British brand to win the #britishgtchampionship is a great honour and one that makes everyone here at Crewe very proud. Congratulations to all at Team Parker #racing, who have done a great job throughout the season.”
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