United Autosports head to Oulton Park for final GT Cup round with two cars

  • United Autosports head to Oulton Park for final round of GT Cup
  • Jim Geddie aims to take championship win in McLaren MP4-12C GT3
  • Phil Burgan joins the team for final round in Audi R8 LMS ultra

United Autosports make their way to Oulton Park, Cheshire for the final round of the GT Cup championship this weekend (25th October)

Jim Geddie leads the championship by 28 points from second-place David Walley and aims to take the crown in his McLaren MP4-12C GT3. Jim has so far this season scored five outright wins and 16 outright podiums from 18 races.

The team will also be running their Audi R8 LMS ultra with businessman Phil Burgan behind the wheel. Phil is the founder and CEO of Maria Mallaband Care Group Ltd, one of the biggest care home providers in the UK. Phil is a former racing driver, racing in the UK Ferrari Championship in 1996 before going on to compete in the European Ferrari Challenge from 1997 to 1999. He also competed in the Trofeo Masterati in 2006 before retiring from racing and setting up the Phil Burgan Race Academy that supports a new generation of British racers.

The weekend begins on Saturday 25th October with free practice at 08.55 followed by qualifying at 11.10, race one at 13.20 and race two at 16.10.

Richard Dean, Team Owner and Managing Director, United Autosports:

“We are really looking forward to going to Oulton Park. Hopefully we can clinch the championship with Jim in the McLaren. It has been a great year in the championship so we are aiming to finish on a high. It will be great to have Phil Burgan with us in the Audi. Hopefully he can have a good weekend at Oulton too.”