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Old 1 Apr 2021, 11:09 (Ref:4044183)   #1
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2021 Scottish Classic Sports and Saloons

2021 Scottish Classic Sports and Saloons:
Five events are planned at Knockhill and one at Cadwell Park:

KNOCKHILL:
June 6th
July 18th
August 8th
October 10th
October 31st (anti-clockwise)

CADWELL PARK:

September 12th


Information regarding previous events can be found at:

2020 season information

https://tentenths.com/forum/showthread.php?t=154890

2019 season information
https://tentenths.com/forum/showthread.php?t=153731

https://www.smrc.co.uk/smrc-tv/
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Old 5 Apr 2021, 06:21 (Ref:4044635)   #2
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CSCC are coming to Knockhill for a double header (racing clockwise and anti- clockwise on the different days) on July 3/4. Maybe some of your members should join the club and join in the appropriate grids to show us the way round.
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Old 5 Apr 2021, 08:00 (Ref:4044641)   #3
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Derwent has a lot of promise if they can keep it on the circuit!
Surely easier for CSCC to just make SMRC an invited club? They will no doubt need some extras entries but should not force folk to join CSCC
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I wouldnt be surprised if CSCC had pretty decent grids on its own.
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I suspect that, as long as CSCC can keep the price of entry reasonable, this event will be well supported.

I appreciate it's a long way for anyone south of the midlands to travel, but nevertheless, CSCC have never raced there before, and with the unique format, I think plenty will be prepared to make the trip to try a new circuit and get two races over the weekend.

Certainly, the double-header event at Anglesey in 2019 was very popular, and the format plus good value entry fee certainly tempted plenty of people to make the journey who perhaps otherwise wouldn't have done so for a single race meeting.

I, for one, am certainly hoping to do Knockhill, and all things being equal (i.e. I still have a working car and money!), then I'll be there.
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CSCC are coming to Knockhill for a double header (racing clockwise and anti- clockwise on the different days) on July 3/4. Maybe some of your members should join the club and join in the appropriate grids to show us the way round.
Excellent idea, Andy, one that is in discussion between Scottish Classics drivers and CSCC. Hopefully it will result in some local drivers competing at this event.


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I suspect that, as long as CSCC can keep the price of entry reasonable, this event will be well supported.

I appreciate it's a long way for anyone south of the midlands to travel, but nevertheless, CSCC have never raced there before, and with the unique format, I think plenty will be prepared to make the trip to try a new circuit and get two races over the weekend.

Certainly, the double-header event at Anglesey in 2019 was very popular, and the format plus good value entry fee certainly tempted plenty of people to make the journey who perhaps otherwise wouldn't have done so for a single race meeting.

I, for one, am certainly hoping to do Knockhill, and all things being equal (i.e. I still have a working car and money!), then I'll be there.
Would be great to see a substantial turnout, perhaps with numbers assisted by those no longer travelling to Spa. There may not be the attraction of Belgian frites but the Knockhill cafeteria stovies will provide ample sustenance. I and many other enthusiasts are hoping that we will be allowed access to spectate!
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Scottish Motor Racing Club advised yesterday: 'We are delighted to announce that the Edinburgh Watch Company will be the official sponsor for the 2021 Scottish Classics Sports and Saloons Championship.
This new partnership aims to enhance the experience for classics drivers on race weekends, with special trophies, a new driver of the day award.

Edinburgh Watch Company owner and ex SMRC saloon car racer, Jonathan Gilbert,
is passionate about supporting the development of Scottish motor racing and sees the Classics link as an excellent fit for the EWC brand.'
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Surely easier for CSCC to just make SMRC an invited club? They will no doubt need some extras entries but should not force folk to join CSCC

Entries open for the CSCC meeting on July 3/4 for CSCC members now, and in 7 days time for invited guests. 30 min qualy and 30 min race on each day; clockwise one day and anti-clockwise on the other. From the meeting regs:

10. Guest entries - members of the KMSC and SMRC may enter as a guest, provided their car is suitable for the races they wish to be part of, they will race within the relevant Scottish Guest category. We will accept entry forms and a photo of the car from paid-up KMSC and SMRC members, 7 days after entries open to CSCC members. There is no requirement to join the CSCC or register the car if entering this one round as a KMSC or SMRC member. The CSCC retain the right to move a guest entry between series or refuse an entry. Entries will be accepted from cars that closely match those of a relevant CSCC series, unless otherwise agreed by email. Cars will race in the same specification as they would usually race within their relevant Scottish category. No slicks or racing wet tyres. Guests will receive awards as follows: 1st in Class, 2nd in Class with 4 starters and 3rd in Class with 7 starters, there is only one class per race and no overall winner award. Award winners receive a single award per entry, with an optional 2nd driver award available to purchase after each event.
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Andy, many thanks for the information.
I have forwarded to SMRC Classics Driver's Rep. to distribute.

Are you / any other members of this forum planning to visit Knockhill?
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Andy, many thanks for the information.
I have forwarded to SMRC Classics Driver's Rep. to distribute.

Are you / any other members of this forum planning to visit Knockhill?
I have provisionally entered, and have booked testing for the Friday, too. However, It all depends on work - I have a project that is due to be submitted on 1 July; after that I may be incapable of doing anything! I would not be surprised if the client gave us an extension of a week or two, too, and that will be problematic for coming up.
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Andy, many thanks for the information.
I have forwarded to SMRC Classics Driver's Rep. to distribute.

Are you / any other members of this forum planning to visit Knockhill?
I'm down to be one of the Clerks.
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I put our entry in yesterday - I've had accommodation booked for ages as we were originally due at Knockhill 1/2 May, so I just rolled over the bookings


Thinking a Friday test session might be a good idea as I've never driven the circuit, although our Clan-meister Pete Richards did give me a few laps demonstration round there when the Imp Club had a tracknight there! And I also navigated a Stiletto round it as a regularity test on Le Jog, many years ago.
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I put our entry in yesterday - I've had accommodation booked for ages as we were originally due at Knockhill 1/2 May, so I just rolled over the bookings


Thinking a Friday test session might be a good idea as I've never driven the circuit, although our Clan-meister Pete Richards did give me a few laps demonstration round there when the Imp Club had a tracknight there! And I also navigated a Stiletto round it as a regularity test on Le Jog, many years ago.
But I only showed you the right way up round and not the upside down way!
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I've entered too.

I, also, have never driven the track there. In fact, the closest I've ever got is seeing it from the road many years ago when I was supporting some entrants on an event called the 'FIVA World Rally', which I seem to remember paid a visit to the track, although I only saw it from the road. That was 1996 I believe. Bloody hell! That's 25 years ago!

Anyway, I'm looking forward to the challenge. Let's hope it's a good turnout.
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