The 2022 British GT Championship got underway early this morning as the 31 car grid took to the track for Free Practice One.
With twenty minutes gone of the session, it was the #15 Ram Racing of John Ferguson and Jamie Caroline that was top of the leaderboard and the pair remain there until the end of the session after going quickest on their seventh trip around Oulton Park.
The #23 R Racing entry of Josh Miller and Jamie Day set the early pace in the GT4 class and remained there for the rest of the session after setting their fastest time on lap six.
The gap between the top two in the GT3 class was only 0.176 seconds and it was the sister Ram Racing entry of Ian Loggie and Jules Gounon that followed in second place on the leaderboard.
Morgan Tillbrook and Marcus Clutton ended the session in third place, 0.343s behind the leaders, with the #66 Team Parker Racing entry a further 0.245s being the McLaren.
The #66 Team Parker Racing Porsche of Nick Jones and Scott Malvern ended the session fourth overall, 0.588s behind third, but only 0.007s ahead of James Cottingham and Lewis Williamson in the #4 2 Seas Motorsport Mercedes-AMG GT3.
In the GT4 class, the #23 R Racing Aston Martin Vantage set the pace out front but was only 0.156s faster than the #42 Steller Motorsport Audi R8 of Richard Williams and Sennan Fielding.
The #48 Toyota Gazoo Racing UK of Tom Edgar and Jack Mitchell finished third in class, 21st overall, and was 0.288s quicker than the #65 Team Parker Racing Porsche of Seb Hopkins and Jamie Orton.
Matt Topham and Darren Turner finished in fifth place in their #27 Newbridge Motorsport Aston Martin Vantage, 0.027s behind the fourth-placed Porsche.
Free Practice Two gets underway at 11.35am.
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