Supercars should put on exciting show at Snetterton

Exotic supercars head to Snetterton this weekend to contest the British Endurance Championship three hour event.

The race for overall victory will be a tough battle between the pair of Mosler MT900s, a Ferrari 458 GT3 and the Rapier 6.

Phil Dryburgh and John Gaw were victorious at the previous round in the Italian steed although Javier Morcillo led the opening stages in his Mosler until he found the scenery.

Michael Millard in his potent Rapier then took over the lead but a late spin by team-mate Ian Heward promoted the Dryburgh/Gaw pairing to the top step of the podium.

An early problem for Paul White/Calum Lockie held the Mosler pair to fourth place and they will be keen to put that right this weekend.

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However leading the series is the Class 2 Dodge Viper of Craig Wilkins/Aaron Scott and while the American muscle car hasn't quite got the pace of its Class 1 rivals its ability to complete the races has allowed the team to head the table.

Chasing the Viper for the title are the pair of Top Cat Marcos Mantis driven by Sam Head/Kyle Tilley and the quartet of Owen O'Neil/Raphael Florentine/Jon Harrison/Henry Fletcher.

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Another pair, which has had little luck this year, is the Steve Glynn/Tim Hood/Fred Tonge TVR Sagaris V8 and if it stays healthy it should be a top three contender.

The 4two series makes its first appearance at the Norfolk circuit, with David Moore hoping to lead home his siblings Nigel and Sarah as he did in the previous race.

Completing the eight event programme will be races for the Ford Fiesta series, with David Grady currently leading Edward Cockill in Class C while the Class A racer John Langridge has a two point advantage over Class B runner Scott Baines in the overall title fight.

Racing starts at 2.20pm on Saturday and resumes at 10.15am on Sunday.

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