SRO Motorsports Group pays tribute to Sean Edwards who was tragically killed in an accident today in Australia.
Edwards (26) had competed in many SRO promoted series since 2005 and was a popular and well-known face in the paddock. Taking the first ever FIA European GT3 Championship along with team mate Phil Keen in 2006 with the Tech 9 Porsche team, Edwards announced himself as a major talent on the International scene. At the tender age of 19, he and Keen took a hat-trick of victories at Dijon and Mugello to seal the inaugural title.
By 2007 Edwards had graduated to the FIA GT Championship thanks to taking the Michelin Trophy the previous season, which promoted him to the Championship, where again raced with the Tech 9 team, partnering Leo Machitski. Along with Sascha Maassen and Machitski he finished 3rd at the Spa 24 Hours that year in GT2. A year later Edwards took part in the Silverstone round of the FIA GT Championship with Miro Konopka in an ARC Bratislava entered Saleen S7..
The Blancpain Endurance Series also saw Edwards compete and score some well-judged results, including a Pro-Am win at the Nürburgring in 2012, alongside Steve Jans and Oliver Morley in a Black Falcon entered Mercedes SLS AMG GT3. The trio then took a 3rd place at Navarra in the season finale.
2013 was proving to be Sean Edwards’most successful season so far with a victory, again with Black Falcon Mercedes in the Nürburgring 24 Hours, as well as several wins in the Porsche Supercup where he led the championship standings with just one round remaining.
The son of former Grand Prix driver, Guy Edwards, Sean was a popular and well respected member of the International racing community. His untimely death will be felt throughout the racing industry and SRO Motorsports Group would like to express its sincere condolences to Sean’s family and his many friends.read more
SRO Motorsports Group was shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic death of Allan Simonsen during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Allan had been a frequent competitor in the various GT Championships promoted by SRO. All at SRO will miss him, both on and off track, and would like to express their condolences to Allan’s family, friends, teams and team-mates.read more
The newly-crowned drivers’ champions Dominik Baumann (AUT) and Maximilian Buhk (DEU) completed a perfect weekend with victory in Race Two in the final round of the FIA GT3 European Championship at Nürburgring.read more
Dominik Baumann (AUT) and Maximilian Buhk (DEU) clinched the 2012 FIA GT3 European Championship drivers’ title with a commanding performance in Race One of round six at Nürburgring.read more
The championship leaders Dominik Baumann (AUT) and Maximilian Buhk (DEU) in the Heico Gravity-Charouz Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 No.101 secured pole position for both races in Qualifying at Nürburgring.
The GT3 European Championship drivers’ point leaders Dominik Baumann (AUT) and Maximilian Buhk (DEU) laid down a marker for what they hope will be a championship-crowning weekend by setting the fastest times in both Free Practice sessions at the final round in Nürburgring.read more
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