Gregor Fisken To Sponsor GT & Sports Endurance Masters
We reviewed the 2005 World Sportscar Masters Series here,
in early January.
– that all-round good bloke, prototype driver (starting his
2006 season at Sebring this week) and London-based dealer in fine
historic automobiles, has joined forces with The Masters Series
(actually a collection of four historic motor racing categories)
as a primary sponsor for the 2006 season.
The four series are “Grand Prix Masters”,
“World Sportscar Masters”, “Sports Racing Masters”
and “GT & Sports Endurance Masters”.
A glance at
the series website
will make it all clear. The test day for all four series takes place
at Donington Park on April 25.
will focus his/its sponsorship activity on the GT & Sports Endurance
Masters races, in conjunction with long-term co-sponsors, JCB.
great thing about this new structure,” said James Mitchell
of Gregor Fisken (the company), “is that in many instances,
competitors can bring along a selection of cars and enter two, three
or four categories over the weekend, according to how energetic
they are feeling!”
Fisken, founder and Managing Director of the company that bears
his name, added: “We are very proud to continue our relationship
with this group of historic motor racers – many of whom have
become firm friends over the years. We’ll be doing all we
can to enhance the value and experience of their race weekends and
hopefully continue to fuel what, for all of us, is a shared-passion.”
himself is looking ahead to his second appearance in the Sebring
12 Hours – in the Highcroft Racing Lola B01/60. Fisken ‘cut
his teeth in historic racing, while team owner and driving partner
this week Duncan Dayton manages to fit in both modern and historic
racing, often on consecutive weekends. Rick Knoop joins them at
from my previous experience at Sebring that the combination of the
intense Florida sun, the bumpy, twisty nature of the circuit, and
the sheer length of the race, that it’s imperative to prepare
yourself physically and mentally,” says the Scot. “So
I’ve been working hard in the gym with my trainer and trying
to do a bit of heat training in the sauna also. I’ll tell
you in a couple of weeks if it’s made a blind bit of difference!”
Here he is in
action at Sebring in January.