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Stuart Wilson
September 11, 2017, 8:20am Report to Moderator
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Another tests type event in the North, this time organised by Wigton motor club, the event is based in west Cumbria near Whitehaven on Sunday 15th October, I believe it is a round of the NESCRO championship. As of the weekend there are 16 cars in the historic section and 15 in the modern targa event. There will be a maximum of 30 in each section.

Good to see a couple of other Triumphs on the entry list, alongside my TR7 there is a TR7 V8 and a TR3A. Others on the list so far are a couple of Minis, couple of Escorts, Imp and even a 1937 Austin 7 and others.

On the targa event the Mazda MX5 seems to be a popular choice with 5 of the 15 cars being one.

Regs and entry form available here http://wigtonmc.co.uk/events/2017/10-15.pdf


1982 TR7 FHC "Sprint"
Moss Roadster - upgrade now in progress
1985 Yamaha FZ750 -- looking to replace with something new
1997 Vauxhall Calibra 2.5 V6 in need of a little TLC -- looking to sell it
2000 Porsche Boxster S -- mid life crisis?  
2004 Skoda Superb 1.9TDI 130 Auto
Vauxhall Nova 1.6 16v stage rally car - NOW SOLD
1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 merit (now stored inside, future classic?)
You can never have too many toys!!

2012 RBRR  TR7 "Sprint" car 16 (completed)
2014 RBRR Moss Roadster car 72 (retired)
2016 RBRR Moss Roadster TR7 "Sprint" car 123 (completed)
2018 RBRR Moss or TR7 --- choices
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Stuart Wilson
October 9, 2017, 8:54am Report to Moderator
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This event is this weekend, we are starting car 25 out of a total of 52 which is a mix of moderns and classics

Classic entry list, a good mix of cars and a total of 4 Triumphs, all TRs of some sort

Austin Seven Special 1937
Austin A40 Farina 1959
Triumph TR3A 1959
Triumph TR3 1957
Vauxhall Viva HB 1967
Austin Cooper S 1965
Volvo Amazon 1962
Reliant SE4 1965
Porsche 911 1967
Hillman Imp 1968
Austin Healey Sprite 1969
MG Midget 1972
MG Midget 1973
Ford Escort Mk 1
Volvo 131 1968
MGB GT 1971
Sunbeam Rapier
Alfa Romeo GTV 1973
Morris Mini 1975
Rover Mini 1976
Ford Fiesta 1978
MGB 1976
Ford Escort 1978
Triumph TR7 V8
Wilson Stuart, Colman Sam Triumph TR7 1982
Fiat Arbarth 130TC


1982 TR7 FHC "Sprint"
Moss Roadster - upgrade now in progress
1985 Yamaha FZ750 -- looking to replace with something new
1997 Vauxhall Calibra 2.5 V6 in need of a little TLC -- looking to sell it
2000 Porsche Boxster S -- mid life crisis?  
2004 Skoda Superb 1.9TDI 130 Auto
Vauxhall Nova 1.6 16v stage rally car - NOW SOLD
1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 merit (now stored inside, future classic?)
You can never have too many toys!!

2012 RBRR  TR7 "Sprint" car 16 (completed)
2014 RBRR Moss Roadster car 72 (retired)
2016 RBRR Moss Roadster TR7 "Sprint" car 123 (completed)
2018 RBRR Moss or TR7 --- choices
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Greta
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Good Luck - I'd hoped to make it this year but work - as too often is in the way.


Ex glaramara... !

GT6 MkII 1969 Historic Road Rally Car:
2004 LeJoG
2006 Gran Turismo, 3 Castles 5th & 1st in Cat D
2007 Tour of Cheshire 2nd,  Runner Up Club Triumph Drivers Championship
2008 Cloverleaf 2nd, ToC, Ilkley, Hughes, Regis. HRCR Clubmans Championship 5th & 1st in Class;
2009 Tour of Cheshire 1st, Lumination 3rd, Ross Traders 2nd, Ilkley Regis. HRCR Clubmans Championship 3rd & 1st in Class.
Other Classic Rally Tours Various years: Killarney, Belgian, Rouen, Bute, Honfleur,

Spitfire MKIV 1500 1973 Fast Road:
2006 Le Mans Classic
2007 La Carrera Caledonia, 10CR,

Spitfire 4 MKII 1966 - Potentially a JJ Thuner Tribute:
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Stuart Wilson
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Well have to say that was a good days fun. A good few tests at three different venues, most of which were at a disused Alcan factory/warehouse. On this site alone there were six different tests in the morning some of which were actually in the buildings. In the afternoon we had four separate tests back at Alcan, three of which were repeats of the morning tests and the other used the others effectively joined together. The other venues were a car park at the start venue and a large piece of disused land at Maryport, these two tests were both done twice.

I think overall we came away 13th or 14th but we did win our class so very pleased with that.


1982 TR7 FHC "Sprint"
Moss Roadster - upgrade now in progress
1985 Yamaha FZ750 -- looking to replace with something new
1997 Vauxhall Calibra 2.5 V6 in need of a little TLC -- looking to sell it
2000 Porsche Boxster S -- mid life crisis?  
2004 Skoda Superb 1.9TDI 130 Auto
Vauxhall Nova 1.6 16v stage rally car - NOW SOLD
1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 merit (now stored inside, future classic?)
You can never have too many toys!!

2012 RBRR  TR7 "Sprint" car 16 (completed)
2014 RBRR Moss Roadster car 72 (retired)
2016 RBRR Moss Roadster TR7 "Sprint" car 123 (completed)
2018 RBRR Moss or TR7 --- choices
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