AMR Jota Sport secured GT4 class honours in the Spa 24 Hours this weekend, as the British squad made its debut appearance as an Official Partner Team to Aston Martin Racing.
Despite a recurring electrical glitch the four-man crew of factory Aston Martin driver Sam Hancock, alongside Simon Dolan, Joe Twyman and Roger Wills - all three being members of Jota's private driver training service 'The Drivers Club' - led the class for much of the prestigious twice-around-the-clock enduro and finished a massive 38 laps clear of the next-best GT4 car as the chequered flag flew at 4pm local time on Sunday afternoon.
Miami FC's comeback effort fell short as the Blues were dealt a 3-1 loss on the road on the heels of two second half goals by the first-place Austin Aztex. Miami FC will continue its road trip and then head home to take on the FC Tampa Bay Rowdies on Saturday, Aug. 14 at Lockhart Stadium.
"I don't think the score was indicative of the way we played," Miami FC Head Coach Daryl Shore said. "Once again we did well to keep possession, but possession doesn't get you results."
Three Caymanian youth players left the island last Wednesday heading for Brazil, where they will undergo four weeks of intensive training as part of the development program partnership between the Cayman Islands football Association (CIFA) and top Brazilian clubs in Brazil.
The boys Cassie McLaughlin fourteen, Danner Taylor fifteen and Keron Watler sixteen were excited about their trip and gave positive and similar comments when asked what they planned to make of their journey.