Cocker In A Barwell DBRS9
Reigning Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Champion Jonathan Cocker will
be racing a Barwell Motorsport Aston Martin DBRS9 in this year’s
FIA European GT3 Championship, partnering the already announced
Leo Machitsky (the owner of this car).
is a new championship and up to now there are around 50 cars on
the grid, which is amazing,” said the 19 year old –
the British GT Champion in 2004.
with I'll be racing against my team mates Tiff Needell and Tom Alexander
which will be hard enough plus there are some incredible cars involved
which include Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, TVR and the
new Ascari KZ1 GT3. It's going to be very competitive but the DBRS9
is amazing - we're in it to win the championship."
Three in a row?
“We are very pleased to have a young driver
of Jonathan’s calibre in our team,” comments Barwell
MD, Mark Lemmer, “and it will be very exciting to see if he
can claim his third GT title in a row in a Barwell Aston Martin
Cocker and Machitsky
may also take in a number of Avon Tyres British GT Championship
rounds, racing the Aston Martin in the GT3 Class.
and Tiff Needell will carry out a shakedown test with their car
at Snetterton on February 27, while Cocker and Machitsky will get
their first runs when the team tests at Guadix in Spain at the end
of March. The team is currently talking to suitable drivers with
regards to the two seats still available in the third FIA GT3 European