AROUND the TRACKS
PAU GRAND PRIX HISTORIC FESTIVAL
DAYTON STREETS AHEAD IN THE PYRENEES
AMERICAN DUNCAN DAYTON SCORED
two wins in Brabhams at a rain-soaked two-day meeting on the famous French street circuit: his BT4 prevailed in the HGPCA Pre-66 encounter, his BT33 in the Classic GP race.
Other winners included: Flavien Marcais (Cooper-Bristol), Denis Welch (Merlyn), Rio Fukuda (Lotus Elan), and ex-1970s Formula Three star Jac Nelleman (Lotus 17).
Despite the atrocious conditions and the unforgiving nature of the track, the only major incident befell the Lotus 16 of Philip Walker, who went off in practice and did not start. ZOLDER HISTORIC GRAND PRIX
LOLA BEATS THE BEST GP CARS
NICK SHRIGLEY-FEIGL TOPPED FORCE’s Classic Grand Prix Cars at Zolder in late June, scooping the win in his F5000 Lola T300 after Rob Hall’s Brabham BT37 hit transmission dramas. Shrigley-Feigl fended off Frank Lyons (Surtees TS9) to win.
Spencer Flack (BRM P25) and John Harper (Cooper T45) shared HGPCA wins, with Kenneth White’s Cooper-Bristol second in both races. Allen Lloyd (Lotus 27) took FJ spoils and Bill Shepherd (AC Cobra) won the EA Historic GT race. SNETTERTON 50TH ANNIVERSARY MEETING
CHEVRON GOES ON AND ON
To MARK THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF the former airfield track in Norfolk, the Aston Martin Owners’ Club hosted a two-day meeting in late June. Celebrating one of Snetterton’s more famous races, the Autosport Three Hours of the early 1960s was
recreated and provided a crushing victory for the Chevron B16 of Simon Hadfield and Michael Schryver. Despite brake problems late in the 126-lapper, the Chevron won by four laps from the Lotus 23B of Denis Welch and Martin Walford. TGP, MOST
THE FOURTH ROUND OF THE HA Thoroughbred GP Car Championship was held on a wet but drying track at Most in the Czech Republic.
Fredy Kumschick jumped into the lead in his Williams FWO7C and seemed set for victory. However, as the conditions improved, Kumschick lost out to Christian Glasel’s Brabham BT49D which had taken pole.
The Williams FWO8s of Joaquin Folch and Richard Eyre took third and fifth respectively, split by the Arrows A4 of Hubertus Bahlsen.
Michael Schryver took European Sports Prototype victory in his B16 and Kumschick made up for his TGP defeat by dominating the Historic F2 races in his Lotus.