Demanding roads, dramatic scenery, rare sports-racing cars and a friendly atmosphere make the Talacrest Ecurie Ecosse Tour unique among British events. £10,000 was raised for charity during the rain-soaked three-day Highland excursion. Here Mike Wheatley scares the sheep with five litres of Weslake-powered GT 40.
BMW brought over the streamlined Mille Miglia 328 from the museum.
Ivan Scott’s Porsche 906 has Targa Florio history – ideal for Scotland’s twisty hill roads.
The only A6G bodied by Zagato, Paul Guttman’s two-litre Maserati was rebodied after an accident in an Austrian hill-climb,
Combining his Ecurie Ecosse and Ferrari careers, Innes Ireland drove a 330 Ferrari Spyder, hurriedly fixing a broken gearbox mounting overnight.
Given the dreadful weather, Rolf Richter might have been better off with the Lancefield coupé body fitted to his Speed Six.
“A challenge!” said Malcolm Ricketts stepping from the water-filled Lotus Eleven he shared with Cliff Allison.
Reports of Recent Events, January 1953
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