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The CSCC Special Saloons

+ Modsports series



Classic Sports Car Club :

the series organisers

TSL  :

Timing Solutions Limited

for race results / qualifying

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In 2012 the Classic Sports Car Club launched it`s Special Saloons race series. In so doing it revived a whole genre of modified club racing that was once common in the UK but had been missing for too long. The cars involved were those from different strains of modified racing...70`s Super Saloons ( such as the iconic `Baby Bertha` Firenza  , 80`s/90`s Thundersaloons , Modsports , Special GTs and a variety of other fascinating machinery. Most of the cars are unique and some havn`t been seen racing for decades so the series is a kind of timewarp for enthusiasts.

This website is endorsed by the CSCC and I am grateful for their continued support of this site.

Thank you for visiting this site.

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Historical website

Due to the recent increase in interest about the history of Special Saloons and Modsports the historical section of this website has migrated to its own dedicated website. It can be found at www.modbase.info

or click the photo of Doc Merfield ( right ).  

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May 5th - SILVERSTONE International

Jul 14/15th - BRANDS HATCH Indy

Aug 18/19th - THRUXTON

Oct 6/7th - MALLORY PARK

back to Brands !

2 special guest cars were on view during the sunday for enthusiasts to have a close look at and many recalled seeing back in period...Tony Hazelwood's unique DAF V8 and the ex-George Whitehead WRA Anglia pushrod race cars .

'a joy for anybody with fond memories of the heyday of club racing's special saloons and modsport categories from the mid-1960's to late-80's'

- Marcus Pye

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Mega Bertha and Baby Bertha wows the crowd at CSCC Mallory !



REPORT and VIDEOS to follow...

A sight DTV fans never thought possible...the lost SuperSaloon Vauxhall 'Mega Bertha' Cavalier Coupe lines up in the flesh on its world circuit debut along side the car it was planned to replace 40 years ago...the famous Vauxhall 'Baby Bertha' Firenza.

3 different winners in 3 races , amazing variety of cars , overcoming the rain to shine on day 2 it was the series at its best...


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