Collins for British GT run

Collins, who currently sits fourth in this year's Days of Thunder championship, will team up with Neil Cunningham in Embassy's Chevrolet Corvette C5, in place of Paula Cook

Collins for British GT run

Collins said: "[Embassy boss] Jonathan France phoned me on Friday and asked me if I wanted to drive. We should be in good shape. Hopefully I'll be back at Le Mans next year in some shape or form. This will be great, and I know they have big plans.

"They've got some stability, and although it's a one-off deal at the moment, they are a properly funded team with a proper car and good long-term prospects."

France said that he would be interested in running Collins full-time next season. He said: "He's good. You can't overlook someone with that level of talent. He's done a great job in Days of Thunder and he fits the profile. "We'll see how it goes this weekend, but I'd love to have him drive for us next year. That will send out strong signals about our intent."

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