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Went to Silverstone over the weekend with my mate Martin who races a '70 Mustang in the HSCC series (historic sports car club). I generally help out with changing the wheels over, sticking tape on the lights & stuff like that :tup:. but it's a great day out with loads of rare & interesting cars there, here's a few pics from that meeting:-

Fueling up at stupid o clock in the morning on the way there. We left at 3.50 am to get there :sleep:



finding somewhere to pit



Only for someone to park a ruddy great bus next to us



Scrutineering was at 7.30 am, YES, 7.30 AM!!!



Ford Falcon with everything in fibreglass apart from the roof & rear 1/4's





Nice Appendix K Mustang





yes, it's a genuine Cobra :cool::D



E type Jag



Mustang coupe





Lightweight E Type



Mk 2 Jag



E type with special body



Chevron



TVR



Cool Anglia



Nice Lotus Cortina (one of many there)





All in all a good day out. Anyone else here interested in this kind of stuff??

cheers...Nige
 

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Liking these racers ,thanks for posting Nige:tup:
At one time the Aston Martin club hosted an open challenge race, it really was a fantastic field of cars - mk1 and mk2 jag,mustangs,galaxies,falcons,Triumph tr 4 and 5s to name a few...
The Civil Service Motoring Association also used to do a days racing at Brands Hatch with a similar varied field of cars including slightly later stuff like v12 xjs, Rover SD1s and an Orange '69 Camaro that simply powered away from the rest! The Camaro also had the biggest set of AP disc brakes I have ever seen. If any of you havn't seen these races the noise and the atmosphere is great !
 

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great set of pics..


thanks for sharing. proper cars...:D
 

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I'm liking these. Do the American muscle cars, Brit classics and single seaters all race together or are there separate series run on the same day?
The quality and preparation of all the cars seems faultless. It's good to see cars like these being used the way nature intended.
 

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Great set of photos, I enjoy vintage circuit cars, I especially liked the Low Drag E Type.

Rog.
 

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I do a similar thing with my friend who sprints a Dallara. He's a bit of a petrolhead as he has a Caterham he used to sprint but now uses it almost as a daily, several other everyday cars, oh & he's building/rebuilding his old altered that he used to race in the 80s. In between that he fabricates stuff & builds engines (mostly V8s). We're down at Goodwood at the end of April for another thrash around the circuit, can't wait to turn up at a meeting in my T!!!
 

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Great pics Nige, brings back memories of when I used to crew for some friends who raced a 66 Shelby Mustang, 65 Mustang and two Sunbeam Tigers. We raced in the Anglo-American Challenge which was run by the Aston Martin Owners Club. Normally long days but always fun, especially if we took a win.
 

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Really enjoyed these.....forgot how goood a Jag can look. When you look at the Cobra you have to ask why so many replica builders cover them in chrome and stainless when they can look so perfect.
 

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A morning test session at Silverstone.



Rog.
 
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