NICK Halstead travels to Silverstone this weekend for his first race in the GT Cup in the GT4 category.

The 45-year-old from Andwell will be driving a Ginetta G55, which is a bigger car than his normal G40, it has paddle shift, 350 bhp and a top speed of 150 mph. He will be competing alongside other GT4 cars from McLaren and Porsche.

The race weekend starts tomorrow with testing, followed on Saturday with two 25 minute races. Sunday will see one 50 minute race which includes a pitstop.