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SPA SUMMER CLASSIC
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22 Jun 2018 to 24 Jun 2018 07:30 to 17:30
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Location: Spa Francorchamps

2nd of the 3 big annual Spa historic meetings we are now fortunate to have.

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Morgan Challenge

Spa '3hrs'.

Spa ‘1hr’. (‘Barrie’s Race’, moved from September)
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Old 7 Feb 2018, 09:54 (Ref:3799279)   #2
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The "Barry S-S" 1 hour race has been moved from the 6hrs Meeting to this one.
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Old 7 Feb 2018, 09:59 (Ref:3799281)   #3
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Also.....

CSCC, Crossle and Morgan Challenge cars will race in the Ardennes Challenge double header, rather than in stand alone races. 2 x 40 minute with pit stop, 30 min qualifying.
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CSCC, Crossle and Morgan Challenge cars will race in the Ardennes Challenge double header, rather than in stand alone races. 2 x 40 minute with pit stop, 30 min qualifying.
Mike, CSCC always had "overspill cars and the Magnificent 7s" race in the Ardennes Challenge. Are you sure they no longer have the separate races for "Swinging Sixties/ Classic K" and the "Inter-Series" race for all the "Tin Tops, Future Classics, Modern Classics" etc?

I have not heard that from the club.
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That suggestion came via Morgan SCC, but I may have got the wrong end of the stick! It could be, as you say, that they have their own race(s), but a fall back that if not enough entries they go into the Ardennes double header. (I know the MSCC are conscious of needing to break even on costs) If you get confirmation via CSCC, please post a correction!
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That suggestion came via Morgan SCC, but I may have got the wrong end of the stick! It could be, as you say, that they have their own race(s), but a fall back that if not enough entries they go into the Ardennes double header. (I know the MSCC are conscious of needing to break even on costs) If you get confirmation via CSCC, please post a correction!
Will do, Mike. CSCC have usually taken over 100 cars so cant believe there wont be enough for their own 2 grids!
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Will do, Mike. CSCC have usually taken over 100 cars so cant believe there wont be enough for their own 2 grids!
Quite, and thanks. A lot less Mogs made the trip two years ago, and the circuit costs have gone up a lot since then........
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I reckon CSCC must have (some of) their own races as having read the regs I see that Caterhams are not allowed in either Ardennes Challenge or BS-S 1 hour races.
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I reckon CSCC must have (some of) their own races as having read the regs I see that Caterhams are not allowed in either Ardennes Challenge or BS-S 1 hour races.
Makes sense. I think the slightly ambiguous wording of the email received and what I was told by Morgan people has led to me reaching the wrong conclusion.... hopefully we'll know for sure before too long!
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Makes sense. I think the slightly ambiguous wording of the email received and what I was told by Morgan people has led to me reaching the wrong conclusion.... hopefully we'll know for sure before too long!
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