Felsted School’s Gus Burton was crowned The Intelligent Money British GT4 Champion along with his co-driver, Will Burns, following their win in an exciting finish to the second race in the wet at Oulton Park, Cheshire on 12 September.
Gus and Will secured six podiums, including three wins from eight races and still have a final race to go at Donington Park on 17 October.
SRO, the championship organizers said “They’ve done it, and with a race to spare. Congratulations to Century Motorsport’s Will Burns and Gus Burton who claimed their third victory of the campaign in Race 2 at Oulton Park. What a season, what a pairing!”
Gus, in paying tribute to the support he’s received, said “my thanks to BMW Motorsport and Century Motorsport for providing such a well-balanced car which gives us, as drivers, the confidence to perform to the highest standard – and my special praise is reserved for my co-driver, Will Burns, who’s done a sterling job all season. All in all, it’s been a phenomenal team effort"
Century Team boss, Nathan Freke comments; “After receiving Rising Star recognition early this year from The British Racing Drivers Club, it is testament to Gus’ application and professionalism that he readily adapted to a new car in Britain’s pre-eminent endurance race championship and won it in his maiden season. If Gus continues on this trajectory, he has a very promising future in racing”.