Gus Burton's 2021 BMW
Gus Burton receiving the BrandsHatch GT4 Winners trophy 2021

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A BMW M4
October 21, 2020

Making a Difference!

This weekend at Snetterton, my race car no.57, my race suit and face mask will display the Sparkle Foundation logo to raise awareness of the plight of vulnerable children in one of Africa's poorest countries, Malawi.

It brings a smile to my face to know that human kindness is Making A Difference on another continent. Here in the UK, many generous supporters give their time, expertise and money to feed, educate and provide medical care to young orphans.

Look at this photo: the love and happiness of these Sparkle children is infectious.

A BMW M4
October 11, 2020

Croft

Disappointed with qualifying P3 in difficult conditions (slicks in the wet). That led to P3 in Race 1 and Race 2.

In the reverse grid, I started P2 and was aiming for a win. Damage sustained to car in Race 3 and struggled to bring the car home in P6.

Now looking for a big push in the next round at Snetterton.

A BMW M4
September 20, 2020

Thruxton circuit highs and lows

Started so well, qualifying on pole, took the lead into first corner and wiped out by a competitor in Race 1. Car damage and DNF.

As consequence of crash, I started P7 in Race 2 and finished P3; and secured P3 again in the last race of the weekend.

Disappointing start to the weekend but I am satisfied with a solid performance to remain in title contention.

Next up is Croft on 10/11 October.

A BMW M4
August 18, 2020

CHARITY CAR SPONSOR REQUIRED

I am seeking generous sponsor(s) of my car no.57 in Ginetta GT4 SuperCup this season whereby every penny of your sponsorship is donated to Sparkle Malawi for feeding, educating and providing medical care to vulnerable children in this impoverished African country.

Would you like to have your brand on my car for an entire race weekend and the TV commentators refer to my no.57 car by your brand name? Two of my races are televised live on ITV4 each weekend, giving you great exposure. I will endeavour to get on the podium for even more PR coverage.

I visited Sparkle Foundation in Malawi last Autumn and witnessed their amazing work. It was truly humbling but very rewarding. The children start their day with breakfast and some activity time before having Montessori classes and finishing with lunch. The older children then arrive for lunch and afternoon education. It's truly inspiring and a great community spirit.

Please contact me and let's explore how Gus Burton Racing can raise awareness or your brand whilst you support such a worthwhile cause.

A BMW M4
August 23, 2020

Topping the chart

Oulton Park

P2 in wet qualification. Great start in first race in the dry and took the lead into the first corner and maintained my position for my second win of the season.

Started pole in Sunday's Race 2 in greasy conditions on slicks but highly satisfied with P1 by a clear 3 seconds with fastest lap.

Feeling very comfortable in my well-prepared Century Motorsport No.57 car.

NEXT UP - Thruxton Circuit 19/20 September 2020.

A BMW M4
August 8, 2020

GT4 Supercup Championship Brands Hatch GP (8/9 August)

P3 in qualifying was fine as I had no previous experience of this track in the Ginetta GT4 before the Friday practice session.
P2 secured in all three races was a very satisfying outcome. But for a racing incident, for which I was penalized in the last race, I would be topping the championship chart.
However, I am very pleased to be in championship contention so early in the season.

A BMW M4
August 1, 2020

GT4 Supercup Championship Donington Park (1/2 August) - the opening round

Pole position in qualifying and I was delighted with the car set up and pace.
I went on to achieve P3, P2 and P1 in the three races and it was particularly sweet to secure my first win on the televised Sunday race.
2 fastest laps added to my maiden weekend in GT4 SuperCup.