Articles tagged Dessie Nutt

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Historic racing news

Combe Classic is big hit Next year’s event already at the planning stage | by Paul Lawrence The Castle Combe Autumn Classic has been hailed as one of the best events at the Wiltshire track for many years, after the annual festival came of age in 2014. “I think that’s the best event we’ve run for a very long time,” said circuit marketing boss Rodney Gooch, for whom the October event was a pre-...

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Around the tracks

Bellm bags first historic rally win British Historic Rally Series: Robin Hood Stages Ray Bellm underlined his status as a contender for the Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally title by taking his Ford Escort Mk1 to a close victory on the opening event, the Robin Hood Stages. Bellm and Marc Jones beat off a fierce challenge from the similar car of David Stokes/Den Golding to win the post-historic...

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Wheel to wheel -- the month in historic motorsport

2004 Review: Part 3 -- Rallying and VSCC Hillclimb... Armajaro Historic Rally Championship -- Ford's army can't crack Nutt's 911 This was just about as close as anyone could get to a perfect season. Dessie Nutt/Geraldine McBride romped to the 2004 Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship title with a stunning campaign. With his faithful 1965 911 completely rebuilt by Francis Tuthill's...

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Talk curve -- Historic motorsport insight -- Patrick's Tiger feat

Patrick Watts is the new star of historic rallying reports Paul Lawrence Patrick Watts's press-on approach made him a star of one-make racing in the 1980s and a cult hero in the British Touring Car Championship in the '90s. Now, after a break from the sport, he's taken to historic rallying like a duck to water. "I'm loving it," says Watts, who now has five events in the Armajaro MSA British...

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2005 review part three: Rallying/VSCC hillclimb

Escort service lifts Porsche driver Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship Going into the final stage of the season, the 2005 Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship was still to be won and lost. Nine miles later Steven Smith and John Nichols emerged to claim the title. For much of the season Smith/Nichols made the running in their historic category Porsche 911, but in the...

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DESSIE NUTT Britsh historic rally champbn How good has 2004 been? A perfect season. The car has been perfect. Geraldine McBride has read me over 500 pages of notes and we haven't had a wrong one yet. It's not a bad record! What led to the car rebuild for 2004? It had done probably in excess of 150 events. It was a good friend, but it was tired. We took it over to Francis Tuthill's intending to...

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Inside line: Nick Whale

With historic rally and race cars on hand, he has the best of both worlds What events have you done this season? Two rounds of the British Historic Rally Championship, one forest and one Tarmac, five races in the E-type, including Goodwood, and I shared a Lotus Cortina with Chris Sanders in the FIA Historic series. I'm very privileged to have such a choice of cars. What's the history of the E-...

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Reports in brief

Dessie Nutt and Geraldine McBride maintained their 100 per cent record by winning round five of the Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Mid-Wales Stages. Fending off a stem challenge from the similar Porsche 911 of Francis Tuthill, Nutt clinched the historic category. David Stokes/Den Golding (Escort Mkl) stormed the post-historic category (below), leading from the start...

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Reports in brief

John Burton started the Orwell Supersports Cup in great style at Dijon in his Chevron B26. The British ace fended off challenges from Peter Hoffman (McLaren M8F) and Silvio Kalb (March 76S) to win both races. * * * Dessie Nutt and Ray Bellm continued to dominate the Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship by taking a third victory each over the Tarmac roads of Epynt on the Welsh...

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Knighted staits

The MSA British Historic Rally Championship concluded in mid-Wales on the Bulldog Rally. Support for the series was strong, with James Stait's MG Midget (below) taking the crown by a single point from the Lotus Cortina of Chris Green. Welsh honours went to Dessie Nutt (Porsche 911), while lain Freestone's Escort took post-historic spoils.



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