Goodwood Revival 2003

Another fabulous spectacle with several GT40s in the Whitsun Trophy. 

Right is Jackie Oliver who finished third, after Darrell Manning's Essex Wire 40 went terminal at the end of the first lap of the re-start - shame, a great battle looked in prospect if the first lap was any indication!

Check out the short duel in this video. High Res download, Low Res

Knebworth House 2003

What no 40!!  After all the talk of bizarre trailers on the GT40 forum this was amazing.  The lad's trailer was spookily registered as 'J40'.

An excellent event with a good autojumble.  A huge number of classic cars from all eras and 4 club members attending. 

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GTD Track Day 2003 at Goodwood

A huge gathering of GT40 replicas, certainly the largest event of its kind in the UK I know of, including the first CAV 40 appearance at this event.

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Circuit .. 5Mb video

 

Le Mans 2003

A very close run race resulted in the new Bentley Boys coming home in style first and second, 73 years after their last win at Le Mans in 1930.  The Bentleys looked absolutely resplendent in their BRG colours, and were also spookily quiet compared to most runners.

 

Any small drama would have robbed Bentley of victory as the privately entered Audis followed closely ready to pick up the win.

Bentley No.7 above is driven by Tom Kristensen, R Capello and G Smith.  Tom having set pole time for the team.  Through the race 7 edged away from the better known ex-F1 driver line up of No 8: Johnny Herbert, Mark Blundell and David Brabham.  Click for close up of No.8

Despite a few short showers at Saturday lunchtime, our BBQ being finished under an umbrella, the race started dry and continued so for the 24 hours.

May 11, 2003

1089 at the Ford Centenary at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon

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May 04, 2003

Stoneleigh Kit Car Show at the National Agricultural Centre in Warwickshire.

April 19, 2003

GT40 Enthusiasts Club AGM at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham.

 

February 16, 2003

Brooklands Open Day, Brooklands, Surrey, UK.

 

October 6, 2002

GTD Club AGM, Maidstone, Kent, UK.

 

September 20-22, 2002

The Le Mans Classic 2002, Le Mans, France

My GTD40 in GT40 Enthusiasts Club area at The Le Mans Classic event in 2002.  My target was to complete the car for this event (September 2002) and drive round the closed circuit.

August 19, 2002

GTD Club track day at Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit, Chichester, West Sussex

 

June 12, 2002

Willie Green's Track evening at Donington Park Race Circuit, Castle Donington, Leicestershire

Donington Park was host to the Auto-Unions of the 1930's and more recently the European F1 GP of 1993. Ayrton Senna triumphed in one of his greatest drives, winning the wet race in an otherwise uncompetitive McLaren-Ford

August 20, 2001

GTD Club track day at Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit, Chichester, West Sussex

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