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McLaren F1 group boss Brown to race GT4 automobile for United Autosports

Brown and his accomplice within the reigning World Endurance Championship LMP2 title-winning squad, Richard Dean, will share a McLaren 570S within the Dutch spherical of the GT4 European Sequence on 19/20 June.

Will probably be the primary time that Brown has raced a up to date McLaren since a partial marketing campaign within the British GT Championship in 2013 on the wheel of an MP4-12C.

“I’m so excited to be getting again behind the wheel of a race automobile at Zandvoort,” stated Brown, whose racing exploits have been targeting historics since 2013.

“I’ve examined with the group in our McLaren a few instances now and I’m so prepared to move to Zandvoort to see what we are able to do.

“Will probably be good to return to modern-day racing, having centered on my historic racing for the previous couple of years.”

Ex-Method 3000 driver and Le Mans class winner Dean added: “It’s been a very long time since I final raced a present United Autosports automobile so I’m actually trying ahead to racing the McLaren GT4.”

Brown, 48, additionally contested three rounds of the Blancpain Endurance Sequence in a United MP4-12C in 2012 after which received the British GT finale with Alvaro Parente at Donington Park in one of many group’s McLarens.

The American competed within the British Method three Championship and Indy Lights throughout his up to date racing profession within the 1990s earlier than concentrating on his Simply Advertising and marketing Worldwide enterprise, which he bought in 2013, three years earlier than he joined McLaren.

Zak Brown, Alvaro Parente won 2012 Donington British GT race

Zak Brown, Alvaro Parente received 2012 Donington British GT race

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He has raced a wide range of historic equipment lately, together with Williams FW07 and McLaren M26 Method 1 vehicles and Porsche 962 and 935 sportscars.

United has returned to the GT ranks after concentrating on prototypes since 2016.

In partnership with HHC Motorsport, it’s fielding a pair of 570S GT4s within the full European sequence for Bailey Voisin and Charlie Fagg, and Gus Bowers and Dean Macdonald.

Ginetta Junior graduate Voisin and GT4 common Fagg received each races within the Monza season opener, and presently sit second within the Silver class factors.

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