BMW E30 325i
SPEEDMERCHANTS E30 is entering the 2017 MSV Trackday Trophy with a novice driver who has just obtained his race license.
Since its debut in 2010, the popular Trackday Trophy (TDT) Series has firmly established itself as the best place for enthusiastic track day drivers and novice racing drivers to start their racing career! Designed for production and production based Saloon, Hatchback and Sports cars, with a 45 minute pit stop race, TDT allows two drivers to share the cost, and the fun, while racing at some of the UK’s best racing circuits!!
For more information see http://www.trackdaytrophy.co.uk
Brands Hatch Winter Rally
Fun in the frost and ice at Brands Hatch RallyeTrack Day
We took the SPEEDMERCHANTS Ford Escort to Brands Hatch for the inaugural RallyeTrack Day ahead of the Motoring News Circuit Rally round. -4 degree temperatures and frost and ice helped ramp up the fun levels to the max.
The Escort performed well as opposed to the driver (me) who had a couple of spins. The car has been Sprinted, Hillclimbed and Rallied and upgrades are planned to Track Race the car as well.
Speed Merchants have entered the Panoz GTRA into the HSR Historic event to be held on November 10 – 13 2016.
The 4 day event will cater for many different eras of GT and Sports racing machinery and Speed Merchants are proud to be taking part in two sprint races and one enduro event with the possibility of competing in the Global GT series as well.
The Race event is also incorporating the 2016 Season Finale of the Trans Am series.
Also joining the Daytona Historics will be the Masters Historic Racing Series from the UK.
Rolercoaster at Sebring
First outing for car and driver at Sebring marred by electrical and overheating problems, but a good finish in race 1 and a strong performance in the early laps of race 2 shows the potential of the car.
We will be returning to the USA later this year
Malcolm Shaw was at the HRCR annual awards dinner to receive the Trophy for Overall Championships and Class C2 Win in the 2015 HRCR SPEED SERIES
The Award was presented by Mr Peter Barker of AUGMENT AUTOMOTIVE
the Series Sponsor
The SPEED Merchants Panoz GTRA is at Type 1 High Performance LLC SEBRING for preparation for the HSR Support Races at the SEBRING 12 Hour meeting in March…..
Following the acquisition of a suitable GT Racing car, we are planning a program of racing in the USA for 2016. Drives will be available and more details will be posted as the plans are finalised.