1st – Lee Fairhurst
2nd – Stu Smith jnr
3rd – Dave Schaap
Entries from May 2012
Coventry pre-meeting problems for Murray Harrison 97 meant a starter motor needed to be replaced with the gearbox having to come out for access, and on doing so, swung round and snapped the throttle cable meaning it was all hands on deck to get the car ready for action.
The Queen’s Birthday meeting at Blauwhuis saw over fifty cars celebrate in style in front of a huge crowd.
This journey takes us to the North West of the Netherlands home to the Blauwhuis Clay Track in the Friesland Provence. Where 9 heats and a final will take place over an 8 hour Field Meeting.
Over the winter we featured Rob Harrad’s Winter Strip Down, Re-paint and Re-build. In our final instalment we take a closer look at the new front axle using a home made beam which Rob has permission from the BSCDA to test as well as the final install of the engine and gearbox.
A World Qualifying Round at Belle Vue attracted quite a few visitors to the track, but it was BV regular Mal Brown that took the Final with an uncharacteristically reserved performance.
King’s Lynn’s second BriSCA F1 meeting of the season was staged in distinctly autumnal conditions with a cold wind and persistant rain providing a testing backdrop for the officials and raceteams that had converged on the Norfolk Arena.
Hi – My name is Alan Lord . In the late 1970’s and early 80’s I was involved in coverage of the sport of Formula 1 stock car racing in the Daily Mirror, mainly in the northern editions. Within this article I recall how it happened and include some memories from those reporting days.