Modsport Monsters Coming Back to Mallory Park Circuit
The race, which was created by Classic Sports Car Club (CSCC), is hoped to become a complete series next year, bringing back together some of the top V8 saloon racers and drivers that ever existed in the UK.
On August 29, exactly 35 years ago to the day since Gerry Marshall took the 1976 Modsports Championship in Vauxhall’s DTV-sponsored Baby Bertha, Dave Taylor, Mick Hill, Vince Woodman and Alistair Thompson and other star racing drivers will tackle Mallory.
The list of race cars that will be present includes vehicles like the aforementioned Bertha, the Daf V8, the Chevrolet-powered Beetle, Chris Tilly’s MGB GT V8, Simon Frowen’s 4,000cc Reliant Kitten, Simon Lane’s Chevrolet Camaro and Dave Teley’s Stars & Stripes Opel Manta.
“This is the first bespoke race series of its kind this century and, with its noise, speed and drama, it’s sure to appeal to a younger generation of motorsport enthusiasts, as well as those spectators who have fond memories of the original Modsports race series,” said the CSCC’s Richard Wos.
In preparation for the event, the CSCC is holding an official press and test day at Mallory on June 29, where all the cars that are set to participate in August will get a shake-down.