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MEANWHILE ADAM WAS TOWING AN AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT BEHIND HIS E-TYPE, WITH DAVE KARASKAS’S SUNSHINE YELLOW TVR AHEAD OF RUPERT ASHDOWN’S APPLE GREEN ELAN, JAI SHARMA’S ROSSO CORSA FERRARI AND THE EVEN BRIGHTER RED MARCOS OF NIC STRONG.

unceremoniously dragged from the gravel but once the dust had cleared this had the Jim Dean held the lead until the end of lap very desirable effect for the spectators of five, by which time the handling of his Europa bunching the field. Although it is debatable was becoming wayward, allowing Jez and Will whether the rolling Alfa display of Adam Ross, to sweep past. Further back Alan Bull was Spider, Lawrence Alexander, Alfetta and Ken using all the circuit and more to usurp Mike Rorrison 2000GTV really wanted the distraction Neumann showcasing all that is good about of watching the exhaust system hanging racing in 70s, nothing to win but prepared to unrestrained beneath Johan Denekamp’s give it all. Nic Strong passed Jai’s Ferrari and Marcos 1800 before he responded to the then the Elan of Rupert Ashdown a lap later black flag two laps from the end. Released by which gave Dave Karaskas the incentive the safety car at the end of lap eleven Will needed to find a way past Adam’s E-Type. By Leverett was tucked tightly up behind Jez’s the end of lap seven Jim had decided bravery red and white Elan, Nic Strong muscled was likely to cost more than discretion and passed Adam’s E-Type and set off after Dave parked his Europa safely behind the barriers Karaskas in a battle of the Essex V6’s, whilst on the inside of the circuit at the foot of further back Chris Holland who had enjoyed a Paddock Hill with just time to discover the left relatively peaceful first half, suddenly came trailing arm was becoming detached from the under attack from Adam Ross who was rest of the suspension, as John Hall launched wringing all the performance available from his Datsun 260Z deep into the gravel sending the Alfa Spider. a large dust storm in the direction of the viewing spectators who were left picking sand Over the remaining four laps Will did his best to fill the mirrors of Jez’s Elan although the and gravel from their ice creams. winning distance of two seconds suggested Halfway through the 30 minute race and just that Will’s plan to usurp Jez on the final lap as things were beginning to settle the Safety resulted in him deviating from the ideal line Car was sent out allowing John’s Datsun to be and calling upon his undoubted talent and fallen back to 20th by the end of the first lap.

HSCC 70s Road Sports – July 2019

Profile for Seventies Road-Sports

70s Newsletter July '19  

Cadwell Park and Legends of Brands Hatch Superprix race reports supported by the usual great images from Charlie Wooding and Martin Cooper....

70s Newsletter July '19  

Cadwell Park and Legends of Brands Hatch Superprix race reports supported by the usual great images from Charlie Wooding and Martin Cooper....