Tag Archive: Richard Dean

May 11

ELMS: United Autosports sell first Ligier into the UK market

United Autosports have sold their first Ligier JS P3 to a UK team, Tockwith Motorsport.

ELMS -United Autosports sell first Ligier into the UK market Tockwith Motorsport, based in North Yorkshire, will enter the inaugural Prototype Cup race at Snetterton on 8-9 October with Phil Hanson and Nigel Moore. They then intend to take part in the full 2017 Prototype Cup season, with their ultimate aim being a European Le Mans Series entry in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

Martin Brundle will drive for United Autosports in the inaugural Le Mans LMP3 race – The Road to Le Mans – in June

Martin Brundle joins United Autosports for Le Mans LMP3 race

2015-10-24_39723 The former Formula One driver and current Sky F1 commentator will drive one of the team’s Ligier JS P3 cars in the hour-long race – a support event at the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours on 18 June. Martin will coincidentally race the same Onroak Automotive manufactured chassis his son, Alex, drives in the European Le Mans Series – the car that won the team’s maiden ELMS race at Silverstone earlier this month (16 Apr). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

New era for United Autosports begins on home soil at Silverstone

Anglo-American team begins title quest for LMP3 honours in European Le Mans Series

United Autosports quickest in European Le Mans Series Prologue A new era dawns for United Autosports on Saturday (16 Apr) when the Anglo-American team starts its maiden European Le Mans Series race competing for glory in the highly-competitive LMP3 category. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

United Autosports prepares for maiden European Le Mans Series at official Prologue

Anglo-American team runs brace of Ligier JS P3 sportscars and all six drivers at Paul Ricard

United Autosports prepares for maiden European Le Mans Series at official Prologue UK-based United Autosports heads for the Circuit Paul Ricard in Southern France next week (22-23 Mar) for the official European Le Mans Series’ Prologue. United Autosports is embarking on its maiden ELMS season by contesting the ultra-competitive LM P3 category with a brace of brand new French-built Ligier JS P3 sportscars. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

United Autosports complete stellar line up for debut European Le Mans Series campaign

Boyd completes driver line up alongside Mark Patterson and Matt Bell

United Autosports complete stellar line up for debut European Le Mans Series campaign United Autosports have confirmed Wayne Boyd will join the team for their debut in the 2016 European Le Mans Series. Team testing Ligier JS P3 cars at Imola before the official ELMS Prologue at Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Guasch returns to United Autosports for 2016 European Le Mans Series campaign

Mike Guasch returns for LMP3 debut in the ELMS

United Autosports Logo Former American Le Mans Series LMPC champion Mike Guasch will return to the United Autosports team for their maiden European Le Mans Series campaign this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 23

Patterson and Bell united again for 2016 European Le Mans Series LMP3 campaign

Mark Patterson and Matt Bell return to United Autosports for 2016 ELMS

United Autosports Logo Mark Patterson and Matt Bell will return to United Autosports for the team’s debut in the European Le Mans Series.

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Aug 11

United Autosports shake down Senna kart

Britain’s kart legend Terry Fullerton on hand to witness Richard Dean taking to the track in ex-Senna DAP kart

Ayrton Senna kart United Autosports has just finished restoring the last kart Ayrton Senna is understood to have ever raced. Zak Brown purchased the 1981 DAP kart at a Bonhams Auction in January and following a six month rebuild, United’s other co-owner Richard Dean shook down the rebuilt kart last week (3 August). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

United Autosports wins one race –

Now aims for further success

Against the odds, the Anglo-American team has won a race against time to rebuild the badly damaged Toyota Avensis of James Cole. An opening lap collision just eight days ago at Silverstone required repairs in short to the roll cage, seat mounts, B post, sills, rear quarter panel and both right hand doors.

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Sep 22

United Autosports maximise GT Cup championship challenge at Donington

Jim Geddie scores maximum points available at penultimate GT Cup round

Jim Geddie started all three races from second on the grid, hampered only by a Radical sports prototype which was in a class of its own, and therefore ineligible to score championship points. In the first race of the weekend, Jim had to serve an additional 50-seconds during the mandatory pit stop as a result of his previous successes. He was unable to claw back such a huge deficit but finished fourth at the flag.

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Jun 24

Schumacher Benetton on display

At Goodwood Festival of Speed

Michael Schumacher 1992 Benetton B191B 1992 Benetton B191B on display at prestigious motorsport event. Also driven by Martin Brundle and Nelson Piquet in the 1990s now raced and maintained by United Autosports. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

After strong pace throughout – heartbreaking end to Bathurst 12 Hours for United

Solid pace and reliable performance from the start Team running as high as fifth in opening stages

2013-01-09 (28)2013-01-09 (6)After battling on track for eleven hours and fifty minutes, the United Autosports team had to admit defeat when an incident on track saw Brendon Hartley in the No 23 Audi R8 LMS Ultra pit for repairs with ten minutes to go.

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Jan 10

Ex McLaren F1 driver joins United Autosports for 2013 British GTChampionship campaign.

Ex-Formula 1 driver and former Le Mans 24 Hour winner Mark Blundell to join United Autosports alongside Richard Meins

United Autosports LogoUnited Autosports - Mark BlundellUnited Autosports is delighted to announce that it has signed Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Blundell to compete full time in the 2013 Avon Tyres British GT Championship alongside Richard Meins, reuniting their partnership from the 24 Hours of Spa in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

United Autosports heads “Down Under” for Bathurst 12 Hours

 Patterson, Yu and Li take on driving duties in Bathurst

United Autosports Audi R8  Gulf 12 hoursUnited Autosports LogoUnited Autosports heads down under to race one of its Audi R8 LMS GT3 cars in the spectacular Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour race on February 24-26 with a trio of top drivers tackling the classic GT endurance event in Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

United Autosports fights to the finish in Abu Dhabi

To take hard-earned podium in Gulf 12 Hours

United Autosports  podium Glf 12 HoursUnited Autosports Audi R8  Gulf 12 hoursIn one of the tensest finishes to any endurance race, the United Autosports trio of Scot Ryan Dalziel and Venezuelan pair, Enzo Potolicchio and Alex Popow drove an inspired race in the inaugural running of the Gulf 12 Hours at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi to finish in a fighting third place. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

World-renowned ex-F1 engineer joins United Autosports’ GT3 program

Trevor Foster commits to British-based team’s future

United Autosports LogoTrevor Foster Ultra-experienced Trevor Foster (GB) has joined United Autosports as Race Engineer & Technical Director. Foster’s illustrious career spans over 40 years, running teams in Formulae Ford 1600, 2000 and Three before working in Formula One with Tyrrell, Team Lotus, Jordan and BAR.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Autosports to enter three Audi R8 LMS for 24 Hours of Spa

After achieving fantastic podium finish in Belgian race début

United Autosports Spa Audi Car 20100731United Autosports LogoUnited Autosports returns to the prestigious 24 Hours of Spa (Belgium) this summer (July 30-31) with an expanded three-car Audi R8 LMS entry bidding for GT3 class honors – which could ultimately include outright victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

The Rolex 24 at Daytona updates

The latest from Rolex 24 at Daytona

Rolex24_DaytonaAPR Motorsport - Daytona 2011

United Autosports Achieves Stunning Fourth Place Finish On Rolex 24 Début As A Mere 3.752secs Covers Top-Four. Magnus Racing charges through the field for fourth. From Pole to Podium, APR Motorsport wins GRAND-AM 200! Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

United Autosports to start Rolex 24 At Daytona from fifth row

1988 Daytona race winner Martin Brundle sets ninth fastest time in qualifying

United Autosports LogoUnited Autosports Daytona 24Hr(2)The United Autosports with Michael Shank Racing entry starts the 49th Rolex 24 At Daytona in Florida (USA) tomorrow (Saturday January 29, 3.30pm local) from the fifth row of the 49-car grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Draper Tools becomes partner of United Autosports’ 2011 programs

Draper Tools Limited is a family-run company supplying hand tools to industry since 1919

United Autosports LogoDraper logoUnited Autosports’ brace of Audi R8 LMS sports cars will be adorned in Draper Tools livery for the Anglo-American team’s attack on the FIA GT3 European and British GT Championships next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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