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The CSCC Special Saloons + Modsports series

Belmont Rob Compton

Vauxhall Belmont - Rob Compton

Belmont pictures kindly supplied by Mike Allen

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2013 : Rob on his way to class win at Snetterton race 2.

VAUXHALL BELMONT V8

DRIVER : ROB COMPTON from Potton, Beds

CAR :  VAUXHALL BELMONT

ENGINE : CHEVY V8  ( 6700  cc )

CLASS : A           NUMBER : 59

SERIES RECORD : 8 STARTS -

                                1 CLASS WINS -

                                1 CLASS RUNNER-UPS

THE CAR : Built by Empress Race Developments for the Thundersaloon series it was purchased by Rob 2003.

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2012 : Tony Davies qualified his venerable Vauxhall Firenza 20th at Mallory Park but unfortunatly didnt start the race.

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VAUXHALL FIRENZA

`OLD NAIL`

DRIVER : Paul Chase-Gardener from Ascot

CAR :  VAUXHALL BELMONT

ENGINE : VAUXHALL-LOTUS 4 Cyl  ( 2300  cc )

CLASS : C           NUMBER : 106

SERIES RECORD : 1 START -

                               

 

THE CAR : Built by Bill Blydenstein with DTV support for Gerry Marshall in 1971 who went on to record 62 wins in the car. Marshall won the 1972 BARC Championship outright and his class again in both 1973 and 1974 the latter when back out of retirement after the early demise of its replacement Big Bertha .

Then raced by Bill Dryden winning a further 3 races and taking the 1975 Scottish Championship.

Having spent most of the subsiquent time in the ownership of the Marshall family and in the Donington Museum and occasional appearences Old Nail returned to competition at the Silverstone round in 2015