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STORIES & FIGURES FROM JARAMA


The Jarama Classic is approaching, bringing with it the second round of the Iberian Supercars Endurance on June 10th and 11th. It's time to reflect on previous editions of the event.


The circuit on the outskirts of Madrid exudes history, with the world's most important championships having graced the Circuito Permanente del Jarama, which features a layout designed by John Hugenholtz, also known for designing Suzuka and Zandvoort.


The Madrid track has been a regular fixture on the Supercars Endurance calendar, while the Campeonato de Portugal de Velocidade, in its current format, started visiting it last year.


The 2022 round witnessed an impressive performance from SMC Motorsport, who claimed victory in both races with the McLaren 570S GT4 driven by Fernando Navarrete and Gonzalo de Andrés, although they were constantly under pressure from the Tockwith Motorsports Ginetta G55 GT4 shared by Marmaduke Hall and Alvaro Fontes.


In race one, the Spanish team's drivers faced relentless pursuit from their competitors throughout the final lap, after a remarkable recovery that nearly secured an unlikely victory. In the end, the two cars were separated by just 0.254s.


Ginetta and McLaren are the most successful car manufacturers at the Spanish track, each with two wins. However, McLaren stands out in terms of pole positions and fastest laps, with three each. The GT4 track record is held by a Ginetta, courtesy of Nicolas Pino, who secured pole position for the first race of 2021 with a lap time of 1’38.295.


Mercedes-AMG, a prominent contender in the GT4 regulation races organized by Race Ready, has only one win and two fastest laps. This year, Lema Racing, NM Racing, and Racar aim to change that situation.


Speedy Motorsport and the BMW M4 GT4 will make their debut at Jarama. However, Francisco Abreu, partnering with José Carlos Pires, has already savored the sweet taste of success at the Spanish circuit, achieving victory in the second race of 2019 when it counted towards the GT4 South European Series.


In the first race of the same year, the Madeira-native, who was a teammate with Miguel Cristóvão, started from last and recovered to second place while driving the Ginetta G55 GT4 of ABM Grand Prix, which was shared by Mariano Pires and César Machado.


The French outfit was the first to win at Jarama, but it is SMC Motorsport that stands out, dominating among the teams as they have the most pole positions, wins, and fastest laps, although they are tied with Veloso Motorsport in the latter category.


Andrius Zemaitis, Alejandro Geppert, and Alfonso Colomina hope that the Madrid-based team can demonstrate the good performances of 2022 and be in the fight for victory in their respective divisions.


The GT4 category cars have been dominating the classifications in Jarama, but in 2021 Gustavo Moura managed to impose his Hyundai Elantra TCR, securing victory in the first race of the event, while Daniel Teixeira placed his Cupra TCR in third position.


The JT59 Racing Team driver has been performing well in the Madrid air, having won both races in 2022, a scenario that Daniel Teixeira would like to repeat this year.


The Jarama Classic will take place on June 10th and 11th at the Circuit de Madrid Jarama - RACE, and as usual, both races will be broadcasted on the competition's social networks and the A Bola TV channel.

2019 POLE-POSITION 1 Mariano Pires Ginetta G55 GT4 ABM Grand Prix Pro-Am 1m40,636s POLE-POSITION 2 Nicholas Silva Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT4 Team Virage Pro-Am 1m39,619s RACE 1 1 Mariano Pires César Machado Ginetta G55 GT4 ABM Grand Prix Pro-Am 23 voltas em 58m12,584s 2 Miguel Cristóvão / Francisco Abreu Mercedes-AMG GT4 Veloso Motorsport Pro-Am a 0,419s 3 Marmaduke Hall / Edward Moore Ginetta G50 GT4 Tockwith Motorsports GTC a 21,103s 4 Alberto de Martín / Jorge Cabezas Ginetta G55 GT4 NM Racing Am a 40,995s FASTEST LAP Miguel Cristóvão Mercedes-AMG GT4 Veloso Motorsport Pro-Am 1m39,976s RACE 2 1 Miguel Cristóvão / Francisco Abreu Mercedes-AMG GT4 Veloso Motorsport Pro-Am 28 voltas em 50m49,479s 2 Mariano Pires César Machado Ginetta G55 GT4 ABM Grand Prix Pro-Am a 6,755s 3 Javier Escobar Ginetta G50 GT4 E2P GTC a 19,390s 4 Alberto de Martín / Jorge Cabezas Ginetta G55 GT4 NM Racing Am a 20,558s FASTEST LAP Francisco Abreu Mercedes-AMG GT4 Veloso Motorsport Pro-Am 1m40,246s 2021 POLE-POSITION 1 Nicolas Pino Ginetta G55 GT4 Tockwith MotorsportsGT4 Pro 1m38,295s POLE-POSITION 2 Gonzalo de Andrés McLaren 570S GT4 SMC Junior Motorsport GT4 Pro 1m39,346s RACE 1 1 Gustavo Moura Hyundai Elantra TCR GC24 Motorsport TCR 25 voltas em 45m14,310s 2 Luís Silva / António Coimbra Mercedes-AMG GT4 Sports & You GT4 Bronze a 8,615s 3 Daniel Teixeira Cupra TCR JT59 Racing Team TCR a 12,907s 4 Marmaduke Hall / Nicolas Pino Ginetta G55 GT4 Tockwith Motorsports GT4 Pro a 25,036s 5 Nico Abella Peugeot 308 Racing Cup Chelosport RC a 38,405s 8 Jemma Moore / Aubrey Hall Ginetta G50 GT4 Tockwith Motorsports GTC a 1m06,384s FASTEST LAP Marmaduke Hall Ginetta G55 GT4 Tockwith Motorsports GT4 Pro 1m39,496s RACE 2 1 Marmaduke Hall / Nicolas Pino Ginetta G55 GT4 Tockwith Motorsports GT4 Pro 26 voltas em 46m14,288s 2 Luís Silva / António Coimbra Mercedes-AMG GT4 Sports & You GT4 Bronze a 32, 807s 3 Nico Abella Peugeot 308 Racing Cup Chelosport RC a 37,406s 5 Gustavo Moura Hyundai Elantra TCR GC24 Motorsport TCR a 1m23,801s 7 Jemma Moore / Aubrey Hall Ginetta G50 GT4 Tockwith Motorsport GTC a 1m24,214s FASTEST LAP Gonzalo de Andrés McLaren 570S GT4 SMC Junior Motorsport GT4 Pro 1m40,599s 2022 POLE-POSITION 1 Miguel Cristóvão McLaren 570S GT4 Araújo Competição GT4 Bronze 1m39,914s POLE-POSITION 2 Gonzalo de Andrés McLaren 570S GT4 SMC Motorsport GT4 Pro 1m39,162s RACE 1 1 Fernando Navarrete / Gonzalo de Andrés McLaren 570S GT4 SMC Motorsport GT4 Pro 25 voltas em 46m28,133s 2 Alvaro Fontes / Marmaduke Hall Ginetta G55 GT4 Tockwith Motorsports GT4 Pro a 0,254s 3 Manuel Gião / Elias Niskanen Mercedes-AMG GT4 Lema Racing GT4 Pro a 6,437s 4 Miguel Cristóvão / Francisco Carvalho McLaren 570S GT4 Araújo Competição GT4 Bronze a 9,330s 7 Jemma Moore / Aubrey Hall Ginetta G50 GT4 Tockwith Motorsport GTC a 1m15,542s 8 Daniel Teixeira Cupra TCR JT59 Racing Team TCR a 1m20,335s FASTEST LAP Miguel Cristóvão McLaren 570S GT4 Araújo Competição GT4 Bronze 1m40,574 RACE 2 1 Fernando Navarrete / Gonzalo de Andrés McLaren 570S GT4 SMC Motorsport GT4 Pro 25 voltas em 46m04,536s 2 Alvaro Fontes / Marmaduke Hall Ginetta G55 GT4 Tockwith Motorsports GT4 Pro a 5,018s 3 Manuel Gião / Elias Niskanen Mercedes-AMG GT4 Lema Racing GT4 Pro a 12,132s 5 Daniel Teixeira Cupra TCR JT59 Racing Team TCR a 1m15,906s 6 Andrius Zeimatis Porsche Cayman GT4 Local Sport GT4 Bronze a 1m24,182s 9 Jemma Moore / Aubrey Hall Ginetta G50 GT4 Tockwith Motorsport GTC a 1 volta FASTEST LAP Gonzalo de Andrés McLaren 570S GT4 SMC Motorsport GT4 Pro 1m40,461s POLE-POSITION DRIVERS Gonzalo de Andrés 2 Mariano Pires 1 Nichola Silva 1 Marmaduke Hall 1 Miguel Cristóvão 1 TEAMS SMC Motorsport 2 ABM Grand Prix 1 Team Virage 1 Tockwith Motorsports 1 Araújo Competição 1 MANUFACTURERS McLaren 3 Ginetta 2 Aston Martin 1 WINS DRIVERS Gonzalo de Andrés 2 Fernando Navarrete 2 Mariano Pires 1 César Machado 1 Miguel Cristóvão 1 Francisco Abreu 1 Gustavo Moura 1 Marmaduke Hall 1 Nicolas Pino 1 TEAMS SMC Motorsport 2 ABM Grand Prix 1 Veloso Motorsport 1 GC24 Motorsport 1 Tockwith Motorsports 1 MANUFACTURERS Ginetta 2 McLaren 2 Mercedes 1 Hyundai 1 FATEST LAPS DRIVERS Miguel Cristóvão 2 Gonzalo de Andrés 2 Francisco Abreu 1 Marmaduke Hall 1 TEAMS Veloso Motorsport 2 SMC Motorsport 2 Tockwith Motorsports 1 Araújo Competição 1 MANUFACTURERS McLaren 3 Mercedes 2 Ginetta 1









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