United Autosports has confirmed its first driver line-up for its GT4 European Series campaign.
The British team will make its GT4 European Series debut this season and will field a pair of McLaren 570S GT4s, with Charlie Fagg and Bailey Voisin set to race the first one in the Silver Cup.
Fagg is a well-known face in the GT4 paddocks across Europe, having previously raced in the series with Sean Walkinshaw Racing, Ebor GT, Team GT and Tolman Motorsport. The 21-year-old McLaren GT driver. His 18-year-old teammate is a Swiss-born British racing driver who is new to the series, graduating from the Ginetta Junior Championship.
"I am absolutely delighted to be joining United Autosports for this coming season. Racing with such a professional and established outfit is a dream for me and I am confident with the incredible teamwork and support from McLaren that this is a winning relationship. I am very excited to be returning to the GT4 European Series as well, a championship I started in 2017," said Fagg.
"I have had some great memories from the series. I am also very much looking forward to working with my teammate Bailey, whom I’ve worked with and watched perform brilliantly in Ginetta Juniors. I am really looking forward to helping Bailey in his first year of GT racing."
"I am also very proud to represent McLaren as their GT driver for a fourth year running and I will give everything to ensure that I get the McLaren 570s GT4 to the top of the standings come the end of the year. I would like to thank United Autosports, McLaren and my management, EDGE, for this opportunity and I hope that this is the start of a long and successful relationship together," concluded Fagg.
“I'm thrilled to be racing for United Autosports in the GT4 European Series. United Autosports are hugely successful and have a wealth of experience in several categories which I know will translate across. The championship itself is extremely competitive but I'm excited for the challenge that lies ahead, " said Voisin.
United Autosports' Zak Brown and Richard Dean are happy with the first two drivers for the 2021 campaign.
“I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome Bailey and Charlie to the team for 2021. I can’t think of a better duo to take us into our maiden season in the GT4 European Series. I’m looking forward to seeing how they get on," said Brown.
“I’m pleased to be able to reveal our first driver pairing and our livery for the 2021 GT4 European Series. I believe Charlie and Bailey are going to be a great pairing, with Charlie’s experience and Bailey’s speed and keenness to learn, I think they will be ones to watch," added Dean.
The team's second line-up will be announced later this week