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Club News 2003

   
 
20-22 February 2004

Group C/GTP Racing will have a stand at International Historic Motorsport 20-22 February 2004 - NAC Stoneleigh

News item date: 19th December 2003
 
   
 
Annual General Meeting and Dinner, Friday 20 February 2004

The AGM and the dinner dance will take place at the Hilton Warwick on Friday 20th February, the same day as the trade and competitor day at the International Historic Motorsport Show being held at the NAC in Stoneleigh, near Leamington Spa.

The AGM will start at 6pm (finishing at 7.30 or before !) and the dinner will be at 8.30pm. In order to provide the best quality of food and the best choice for individuals, the format of the dinner will be a self service three course affair with the main course being a carvery with special diet options.

Dancing and drinking will be to the accompaniment of Don Law's Band - The Roadrunners (or the Zimmerframe Quintet) - either way, we are extremely grateful for his support.

The event is open to all members partners and guests.

An email with more details of the event and a booking form is being sent on Friday 16th January. Please respond as soon as possible - Thank You

News item date: 16th January 2004
 
   
 
Win Percy

Many of you will have heard of Win Percy's lifting accident some time ago and will be distressed to hear that he is, for the moment, wheelchair bound.

However, we are delighted to report that he is managing one Gary Pearson (!) in the BRDC championship in 2004 and, if many of his supporters have their way, will be racing again in the not too distant future.

You will also be very pleased to know that the Club has made him the very first Honorary Member as such an outstanding driver and ambassador for the wonderful Group C cars.

News item date: 19th December 2003
 
   
 
8-11 January 2004

Group C/GTP Racing will be on stand CM5 in Hall 10 at Autosport International 8-11 January 2004 - NEC Birmingham

News item date: 19th December 2003
 
   
 
Silverstone Press Test Day Report - November 2003

We took advantage of a full test day at Silverstone International Circuit to invite MotorSport and Autosport to test some of the more modest and yet historic Group C cars. The idea was to promote the ownership of lower budget cars in an attempt to attract greater ownership and thus larger grids.

We also wanted to promote the club after what has been a very good first year at a time when many racing 'series' have struggled to survive.

Thanks to John and Gary Pearson we were able to field four cars for them to test. In addition we took the TakeFuji 962 for general interest and a photo shoot for Classic and Sportscar.

We hope to have articles in MotorSport and Classic and Sportscar in the March/April issue.

Click Here for photos from the day

News item date: 19th December 2003
 
  A1-Ring Austria 29-31 August 2003

We have now negotiated a race weekend at the A1 Ring with two thirty minute races, one on Saturday and one on Sunday plus a thirty minute free practice and thirty minute qualifing period on Saturday morning.

In addition there is a extra cost package comprising a fifty minute test session on Friday afternoon and the allocation of garage space for the whole weekend at £165.


News item date: 8th July 2003
 
  August Race latest News

Unfortunately we lost the Snetterton race due to an all too familiar quirk of the British Motorsport scene ! We have had an offer to race at the A1 Austria on the weekend of the 30/31st August


News item date: 29th May 2003
 
  Race Results updates

The Race Reports section has now been updated with the results of the Silverstone races and the Winners List has been added to the Spa report. Pictures from the Silverstone weekend will be added shortly


News item date: 29th May 2003
 
  Silverstone Test day & Snetterton

The Silverstone test day is in conjunction with the HGPCA (Historica Grand Prix Cars Association) and takes place on the Silverstone National Circuit on Thursday 10th April 2003. Please see 2003 calendar for more detail.

The Nurburgring weekend has been replaced by Snetterton on August 23rd-24th, details to follow. See later news item 29/5/03 - may be A1 Austria !

News item date: 7th April 2003
 
  First Full Meeting

The first full meeting of the Group C/GTP Racing club will be held on Saturday 15th February 2003 at the White Horse pub in Silverstone village, starting at 12 noon and finishing around 6pm. All aspects of the club operation will be discussed, members will be enrolled and a new management committee (the directors) will be elected.

If you are a Group C/GTP owner/driver or race preparation employee wishing to be an active member of the club, please register here.

Race Calendar

The provisonal race calendar for the 2003 season is now available. To view the calendar, register your interest in the races and attend the first meeting at Silverstore. Click Here.

News item date: 30th January 2003

 
  Website Opens !

The website opens! New content will be added over the next few weeks.

News item date: 30th January 2003
 
 
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