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- 22 Sep 2013
The successor to the M10 series was a bit of a flop but eight were still built. Three destroyed, one divided and one extra car makes seven. Six of those are known but two haven't been seen for a while. Just the ex-Eppie Wietzes car is still lost.
- 20 Sep 2013
There were only two B28s but they are proving a tough nut to crack. One can now be positively identified but the other one went missing in 1980. As a B24/28 is also missing, we cannot be certain about the other car that exists today.
- 18 Sep 2013
Nine Chevron B24s were originally built, three were destroyed and one has since duplicated so there should now be seven. This new edition of the page contains latest owners for six; so just one missing.
- 15 Sep 2013
Only three built and all in Christchurch, New Zealand, so an easy update. Assistance getting all the other F5000s up to date would be most welcome.
- 14 Sep 2013
The GM1 has become one of the most popular cars in historic F5000 racing. At least nine of the 13 survivors have raced in the last 12 months and very few are missing. However, rumours suggest that new ones are being built.
- 11 Sep 2013
A new edition of the Lola T332 page, with several mystery cars now resolved and many ownership records brought up to date.
- 22 Aug 2013
The big brother of the F3 BT9 was the Formula 2 Brabham BT10. MRD were slow to get customer cars delivered but by July the BT10 had matched the Lotus 32 and would end the season the dominant car.
- 9 Aug 2013
Formula 2 and Formula 3 were reintroduced for 1964 and Brabham built the new BT9 for Formula 3, based closely on the successful BT6 Formula Junior design. Although not hugely successful, the BT9 paved the way for Brabham's domination of F3.
- 5 Aug 2013
Peter Brennan has just taken delivery of Lola T330 HU18 after it has sat fire-damaged for nearly four decades in a shed in Oregon.
- 3 Aug 2013
Mike Whatley found an old letter in his files that allows some untangling of the Surtees TS8 histories. Mike's '014' currently lives in New Zealand.
- 12 Jul 2013
Significant progress on the Surtees TS5s thanks to Kelly Holtzclaw who explained the southern Californian car and to former owners D David France and Jim Bandy.
- 25 Jun 2013
With Tommy's Reid's season interrupted by a crash in the 4.2-litre Crosslé monoposto, Malcolm Templeton was back on top in 1966 with his Brabham BT14. Amongst the Crosslé sports car drivers was future F1 star John Watson, then just 20.
- 24 Jun 2013
Tommy Reid was the leading libre driver in 1965 in the Irish Racing Cars Lotus 22-twin cam but Malcolm Templeton kept the pressure on by buying a brand new Brabham BT14. John Pringle had a lousy season in the Cooper-Oldsmobile.
- 22 Jun 2013
With Formula Junior having finished, the main focus of Irish racing became Formule Libre and would remain so for ten seasons. Malcolm Templeton and John Pringle were the established top drivers in the north but Tommy Reid joined them from FJ in 1964.
- 19 Jun 2013
Much more on Rennmax thanks to Mark Blisset who has kindly provided the results of his detailed research into the Rennmax sports cars.
- 1 Apr 2013
Derek Daly (Chevron B38) and Stephen South (March 763 and 773) shared the honours in 1977, the Irishman taking the BP title and the Englishman the Vandervell title. But for an accident between the pair wrecking South's 763, he may have taken both.
- 17 Mar 2013
As close a championship finish as it's possible to imagine outside a film script. Alessandro Pesenti-Rossi was leading the final race but it was stopped due to rain and he had to drop a point from his total, leaving Luciano Pavesi as champion.
- 10 Mar 2013
Andy Wallace won the 1986 title in the Madgwick Reynard 863 after a duel with Maurizio Sandro Sala in Eddie Jordan's Ralt RT30/86 which was resolved when 'Morris' inexplicably lost faith in the Ralt and acquired a Reynard.
- 9 Mar 2013
Born as the Franklen, bought by Palliser and sold by them to Alex Mildren, this car was on its third name before it even raced. It was eventually raced by Kevin Bartlett during the 1971 Tasman Cup but was not a great success.
- 7 Mar 2013
The final season of the 1600cc Formula 3 had three separate championships in England, of which the MCD John Player title was the most important. Tony Brise won from Alan Jones, Russell Wood and Jacques Laffite, all expected to be future F1 drivers.
- 6 Mar 2013
François Lacarrau overtook Jacques Coulon for the 1970 title by winning the final race. Despite the success of the series, only two of the 1970 participants would make it to F1: Jacques Laffite and Michel Leclère. Lacarrau did not even reach F2.
- 17 Feb 2013
We don't have a great deal of information on Formule France yet, but here is a start. If anyone can help, they will be most welcome.
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