British F3 Stars Race for Charity at Autosport Show
Stars of British F3 and British GT, both past and present, are taking part in the BP Ultimate 102 unleaded Celebrity Kart Challenge at the Autosport International Show at the NEC on Friday 11th January. The 22 teams taking part in the 90-minute race are aiming to raise in excess of £55,000 for various charities.
No less than five British F3 Champions are taking part. 1987 Champion Johnny Herbert, David Brabham (1989), Gil de Ferran (1992), Oliver Gavin (1995 and Robbie Kerr (2002) will be joined by British F3 race winners Sam Bird, Oliver Jarvis, Danny Watts, Ryan Lewis, Michael Meadows and James Walker.
Reigning Avon Tyres British GT Champion Bradley Ellis is joined on the track by 2006 Champions Chris Niarchos and Tim Mullen, 2005 Champion Andrew Kirkaldy, 2004 winner Jonny Cocker and 1997 Champion Tim Sugden. Jonny Cocker's 2007 teammate Paul Drayson will also take part in the charity event as will 2007 GTC Class runner up Aaron Scott and 2001 GTO Class Champion Marino Franchitti.
The BP Ultimate 102 unleaded Celebrity Kart Challenge event will begin at 13:30 on Friday 11th January with the 90-minute race due to start at 14:00. For a full list of all the teams and drivers visit www.racing4charity.com