The Jones Brothers
This is the Preci-Spark Ascari KZ1R (below) being tested at Donington
Park last Thursday (November 23).
The Jones brothers
- David and Godfrey - faded out of the British GT scene at the start
of this season, but the acquisition of an Ascari (for GT3) has reignited
"If they can get the mix and the competition
right, I think 2007 should be a very good season," comments
Godfrey Jones. He and his bother David are expecting up to 20 GT3
cars to contest what seems likely to be the top class of the Avon
Tyres British Championship.
This was actually the pair's fifth test of their
really tyre testing," continues Godfrey Jones, "but by
the time the track dried out, we didn't have time to get through
all the tyres we wanted to try. Anyway, the test was brought to
a halt by a fuel starvation problem (after deliberately running
the car out of fuel)."
The plan for
the Preci-Spark backed Ascari is a full season of British GTs, the
Spa 24 Hours - "and we might take in an FIA round".
resume in the new year.
The Ascari is
being run by Mike Jordan's Eurotech, which has looked after the
David and Godfrey Jones Porsches for many years.