The Ferrari Dream

Jake 2017, race report

Following James’ success at the 24H of Silvertstone, he was called up to join Leyton Clarke again but this time in an FF Corse prepared Ferrari 458 GTC. The weekend started with a bright morning at Brands Hatch, with James making his first outing in the car and posting a time good enough for 2nd place in class (6th overall) …

Silverstone 24

Jake race report

JLMotorsport competed in the 2017 24H of Silverstone, driving as part of a 4 man team in a BMW M235i Cup car run by Belgian outfit JJ Motorsport. After only a days testing, the drivers prepared themselves for the long race ahead. Leyton Clarke of RMA Trackdays was the man to take the wheel for Qualifying ending in 2nd, setting …

Final Race of the 2016 – Snetterton 300

Jake 2016, race report

On the 29th of October, JLMotorsport & Hangar 111 ventured to their local circuit – Snetterton 300 – for the final Lotus Cup UK & Elise Trophy race of 2016. James went straight into qualifying for the Lotus Elise Trophy, with 30KG of success ballast from the result at Silverstone, and after 3 laps, put in what we thought was …

Champions 2015!

Jake 2015, race report

On Saturday 31st October 2015, JLMotorsport and Hangar 111 visited their local track, Snetterton 300, for the final race of the 2015 Lotus Cup season. We started off the day with Practice for the Lotus Cup, where Andrew had to put in his 3 laps to be allowed to participate in the 90 minute long race. Then was the first …

Success at Silverstone

Jake 2015, race report

On the 12th of September, Hangar 111 and JLMotorsport took a trip to Silverstone, the home of the British Formula 1 Grand Prix. Considered the home of British Motor Racing, we wanted to leave our mark. Silverstone had a similar day layout to Spa, with a single one hour race covering both Elise Trophy and Cup UK, so it was …

James and Andrew party after great results at the Lotus Festival

Jake 2015, race report

On the 15th and 16th of August, JLMotorsport travelled to Brands Hatch for the annual Lotus Festival. After an unfortunate result at Spa, we thought it was time to set the records back to normal, and James and Andrew started this off very well by finishing the fastest in Cup practice on Saturday. But that was not where we stopped …

JLMotorsport and Hangar111 on tour in Belgium

Jake 2015, race report

On the 9th of July, JLMotorsport and Hangar111 packed their bags and set off for the circuit of Spa Francorchamps in Belgium. We started off the race weekend on a hot Friday morning, with the Lotus Cup Europe and Lotus Cup UK practice. With James driving in Cup Europe practice, he managed to set the 2nd fastest production lap, with …

A trip up North to Oulton Park

Jake 2015, race report

On Saturday 20th June, we ventured up to Oulton Park in Cheshire for the fourth round of the Lotus Cup UK and Lotus Elise Trophy. We started off a bit skeptical, as our Elise Cup R is not as well suited to the tight twisty bends and bumpy track in comparison with the other Elise race cars, however the heavens …