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SVR to continue Michelin Ginetta GT4 Supercup title push at Croft

25th June 2014 • SV Racing

SV Racing is set to continue its title push in the North East, as the Michelin Ginetta GT4 Supercup reaches mid-season at Croft Circuit this weekend (28-29 June).

Croft is a charming 2.25mile motorsport venue in the North East of England that encompasses a heady mix of corners to test the mettle of even the most adaptable of drivers, as high-speed, high-adrenaline changes of direction like the Jim Clark Esses and Barcroft contrast a tight, technical Complex and final Hairpin. The North Yorkshire track, situated near Darlington, celebrates its half-Century in 2014 and hosts the UK Clio Cup and Ginetta GT Supercup as part of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship’s (BTCC) illustrious support package. The opening half of the 2014 Ginetta GT Supercup season has been something of a tour de force for Letchworth Garden City’s David Pittard, who has exceeded even his own expectations, establishing himself as a very real title prospect by regularly defeating his vastly more experienced opposition. However, Pittard heads into unchartered territory this weekend and reckons it might be a case of damage limitation while he adapts to Croft's varied demands. “I’ve never been to Croft before so it’s a step into the unknown, but one of my strongest abilities is adapting really quickly, therefore I hope to be there or thereabouts on old tyres come the end of the first day,” said Pittard. “I’ve completed a fair few laps on a simulator and should benefit from the experience of those around me, including Rob Boston and Danny Buxton. From what I’ve seen, it seems to have quite a complex first and last sector and a relatively fast middle sector, so it will take some learning. “Again, my main aim is to score three solid points finishes, although I’ll be disappointed to leave the North East having not achieved a podium finish. I’m pretty confident and believe I’m in capable hands, and I fully expect to be at the pointy end of the grid. Maybe it will be all about damage limitation, but 2014 was supposed to be mine and SV Racing’s learning year and we’ve already pretty much torn up the form book.” For more information on SV Racing, please visit the new website, 'like' the team's Facebook page or follow @SV_Racing on Twitter.