Academy Motorsport Aston Martin tops Brands Hatch opening practice

4 May 2019

British driver Tom Wood set the pace in the opening practice session at the Brand Hatch Grand Prix circuit this morning.

The Academy Motorsport Aston Martin driver set the fastest time of 1:32.492 on his eighth lap, early in the one-hour practice session.

Nicolaj Møller-Madsen, race winner at Brands Hatch last year, finished the session in second place in the Phoenix Racing Audi. His time of 1:32.685 was the fastest time In the Silver Cup.

Schwede Motorsport driver Marc Basseng was third fastest overall and second in Pro-Am in his Mercedes-AMG GT4

The second Academy Motorsport Aston Martin finished the session in fourth place, ahead of the #33 Bullitt Racing Mercedes and the #16 True Racing KTM.

Fastest in the Am class was the #48 CMR Alpine A110 GT4 of David Loger and Eric Mouez.

The session saw one Full Course Yellow for the recovery of the #36 CMR Alpine A110 GT4 and ended with a red flag, a result of debris on the race line with just a couple of minutes left in the session.

Free practice 2 will start at 13.55 local time and will be streamed LIVE.

RESULTS

Monza

12 - 14 April 2019

Brands Hatch

4 - 5 May 2019

Paul Ricard

31 May - 2 June 2019

Misano

28 - 30 June 2019

Zandvoort

12 - 14 July 2019

Nürburgring

30 August - 1 September 2019