David Moran’s Lotus Cortina hasn’t been on track for a little while. This winter the car received a new light weight T45 roll cage and a new Neil Brown race engine is on its way. In the meantime we’ve been down to Brands Hatch for a little track time. The car is going well but there are a couple of jobs to do before it’s next race..
We had Ian Burford and his FIA Cheetah out at Brands Hatch this weekend for some testing. The car ran great, Ian got some good time in the seat and we continued to gather information. This test highlighted a few areas that will need attention before the next test at Silverstone in December.
Photographs of an open top Nash Metropolitan racing at Brands Hatch have been un-earthed. Registration VGW 748. If anyone has any knowledge of this or remembers seeing it in period we would love to hear from you.
A busy weekend at the HSCC Legends of Brands Hatch Superprix. We were running three cars. The Ginetta G4 of Ian Burford, the Shelby Mustang GT350R of Larry Tucker and our own Charles Rainford in his Lenham Le Mans.
Workshop has been busy this week prepping the XK140 for the Masters Historic Festival at Brands Hatch and the Green Triumph TR4 for the CSCC meeting at Silverstone. Both cars required some work ahead of there races with new front shock absorbers going on both and some attention to the brakes.
We had a great weekend at Brands Hatch with a victory in the Equipe GTS group B race. Dave Griffiths qualified 8th in the Triumph TR4 on Saturday morning and made his way up to 4th in the first race Saturday afternoon. In race two on Sunday Dave started 4th and fought his way up to P1 after a long fight an MGB.