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There were two victories for Benn Simms in his Reynard SF77 at the Silverstone Finals. Ben Stiles claimed the overall series with a P2 & P1 in URA in his Van Diemen RF82. Tony Hancock took the URA class win in Race One. Erik Pagano and Chris Levy took a third place each in URA. Whilst Simms was followed home by Drew Cameron and Derek Smith in their Royale RP27’s in the URB Heritage Class. – 24th October 2019

 

A Bumper 28 car grid is registered for the Silverstone Finals this weekend. 17 FF2000 cars make the majority of the grid mixed with Classic F3 cars. Ben Stiles will look to finish the season on a high by taking another couple of victories in the 2019 Series. He will face stiff competition though in the form of former champion Steve Nichols and Tony Hancock. – 15th October 2019.

 

Ben Stiles won rounds 10 & 11 of the URS Classic FF2000 Series at Brands Hatch Indy circuit. He was followed home in both races by Steve Nichols with third places for Steve Collier and Chris Lord respectively. Nelson Rowe dominated URB in his Reynard – 25th September 2019

 

Ben Stiles won both rounds of the URS Classic FF2000 Series at the Oulton Park Gold Cup. In Race One he was followed home by Tony Hancock, Steve Collier and Steve Nichols. In Race Two Steve Nichols claimed second place. In URB there were a pair of wins for Graham Ridgway. Graham was followed home by Ben Simms and Paul Walsh in Race One. – 27th August 2019

 

Steve Collier took a pair of wins at Croft Retro. He was followed home by ex-Champion Clive Wood in both races. Rod Toft took two fine third places.  – 8th August 2019

 

There were 2 wins for Ben Stiles at Anglesey Trac Mon this past weekend. In Race One Chris Lord came home second from Andrew Lancaster and Steve Collier. In Race Two Steve Collier took second place from John Conway and Alan Lancaster. – 16th July 2019

 

There were wins for Steve Mellish & Chris Levy at Snetterton this past weekend. Chris Lord, Erik Pagano and Steve Collier followed them home in Rounds 2 & 3 of the URS Classic FF2000 Series. Graham Ridgway won both races in the URB Heritage class with Colin Lewis coming second. – 3rd June 2019

 

Snetterton hosts rounds 2 & 3 on the 1st June.  Ben Stiles will be aiming for a pair of wins, but will face stiff competition from Chris Levy, Erik Pagano & Graham Ridgway. Alan Lancaster joins the field in the Pilbeam, along with Steve Mellish in his RF82. – 14th May 2019

 

Nelson Rowe won the opening round of the URS Classic FF2000 season at Donington Park on 30th March. The Reynard driver held off stiff competition from Ben Stiles in his later RF82 to take the win by just 0.9 of a second. Chris Levy followed them home to take third from Pagano, Robertson, Wood and Collier. – 1st April 2019

 

URS Classic FF2000 are part of a 28 car field, w/ CF3, at The Season Opener at Donington Park on 30th March. Series stalwarts are joined by Steve Collier in his newly acquired RF82 and Kiwi, Ben Stiles who returns from his home land for the coming season. – 11th March 2019.

 

The HSCC have released provisional 2019 race dates. These dates are not confirmed at this stage and Classic FF2000 will compete at some and not all of these events:

The provisional 2019 HSCC calendar is:

Round 1 – 30th March, Donington Park – w/ CF3

Round 2 & 3 – 1st June, Snetterton – w/ CF3

Round 4 & 5 – 13th/14th July, Anglesey – w/ HFF2000

Round 6 & 7 – 3rd/4th August, Croft Nostalgia w/ HFF2000

Round 8 & 9 – 24th-26th August, Oulton Park Gold Cup (International Circuit) – w/ CF3

Round 10 & 11 – 21st September, Brands Hatch Indy – w/ CF3

Round 12 & 13 – 19th/20th October, Silverstone Championship Finals – w/ CF3 –  21st January 2019 (Updated)

 

The Silverstone Finals saw victories for Chris Levy and Andy Lancaster in Rounds 11 & 12 of the Classic FF2000 series. Chris Levy was followed home by Andy Lancaster and Chris Lord in Round 11. In Round 12 Andy Lancaster won from ex Champion Clive Wood, Chris Levy and Chris Lord. 22nd October 2018.

 

Chris Lord took an outrageous overall win in the wet in Round 9 of the URS Classic FF2000 series beating both FF2000 and Classic F3 cars by 18 seconds. He won Round 10 on Sunday too from Wil Arif and Jon Finch  – 24th September 2018

 

Oulton Park was the host for Rounds 7 & 8 at the prestigious Gold Cup event. There were victories for Drew Cameron & Chris Lord. Chris also bagged a second place along with Andrew Lancaster. There were two third places for Ken Thorogood. – 28th August 2018

 

Rounds 5 & 6 saw victories for Andy Lancaster and Rod Toft at Croft Nostalgia. There were second places for Lord and Conway respectively. – 15th August 2018.

 

Ian Pearson took two victories in Rounds 3 & 4 of the Classic FF2000 series on the Historic GP circuit at Silverstone. The impressive debutant Ben Stiles followed Ian home to collect a couple of second places. There were third places for Chris Levy and Andrew Lancaster. Colin Wright won URB in both rounds from Daniel Clayfield. – 18th June 2018

 

Scott Blakeney was the first FF2000 home in both of the Single Seater Races at Thruxton’s 50th Anniversary weekend. Driving his father’s Delta T81, Scott finshed 2nd Overall twice, only beaten by a CF3 entrant for the overall victory. – 4th June 2018

 

Entries are now open for the HSCC Silverstone International Trophy. Rounds 3 & 4 of the series take place on the Historic GP circuit on the weekend of 16th / 17th June. We are expecting a strong turn out for this magnificent circuit. – 20th April 2018

 

Cameron & Levy take wins in Round 1 & 2 at Donington Park (Race reports below) – 9th April 2108

 

Entries for the ‘Spirit of Thruxton’ races at the circuit’s 50th Anniversary (2nd – 3rd June 2018) weekend are now open. – 22nd March 2018

 

Entries for Round 1 & 2 at Donington Park on 8th April close this Friday 16th March – 12th March 2018

 

The HSCC will allow FF2000 cars from 1984 to 1989 to enter the Up to 2Litre race at Thruxton on 2nd/3rd June. It will be possible for later FF2000 cars to mix it with the currently accepted 1974 – 1983 models, along with Pre 84 Formula Atlantic and F3 cars  at this special anniversary weekend. – 12th March 2018.

 

Classic FF2000 drivers are invited to race at Charade, in France, on 23-27th May. The invitation from the HFF2000 association gives the wonderful opportunity to drive this famous circuit. – 27 Feb 2018.

 

Universal Racing Services Classic FF2000 is now a registered series with the MSA. The HSCC have actioned this on Ken Thorogood’s behalf.

CFF2000 will now aim to build momentum throughout the year and drive up grid numbers. The challenge has been set to stage a stand alone race in the near future (the series currently shares grids with CF3 and the HFF2000). 

‘Classic FF2000 currently offers a place to race for the first 9 years of the forumla’s cars (1974 – 1983). We are keen to rebuild the healthy grids this series enjoyed from the mid 80’s, right through to recent years’. –  2 Feb 2018.

 

 

Series Results:
 

                                             Donington Park             Snetterton              Anglesey                   Croft                  Oulton Park             Brands Hatch          Silverstone National

                                                         R1                        R2              R3         R4         R5             R6          R7            R8             R9              R10          R11               R12           R13

URA:

4. S. Nichols                                                                                                                                                               P4               P2               P2             P2                DNF           P6

9. I. Pearson                                                                                                                                                              DNF          DNS

11. J. Williams                                                           P6                P7                                                                                                               P5              P5                P7               P7

34. P. Finnigan                                                                                                                                                                                                 P7               P7               P9               P9

35. J. Conway                               P8                        P7                DNF         P5         P3            P4           P4

38. T. Hancock                                                                                                                                                          P2              DNS                                                   P1                P2

40. S. Mellish                                                           P1                  P2

44. R. Pearson                                                                                                                                                           P5              DNS

46. S. Collier                                  P5                       P5                 P6          P4            P2          P1           P1          P3               DNF               P3           P4              P5               P5

50. C. Wood                                 P6                                                                                          P2           P2

56. B. Stiles                                  P1                       DNF                P5         P1             P1                                       P1                 P1                P1            P1                P2                P1  

57. C. Levy                                   P2                       P2                   P1                                                                                                                                                      P4               P3

77. E. Pagano                              P3                       P4                   P3                                                                                                                                                     P3                P4

98. R. Toft                                   P7                       P9                    P8                                       P3          P3                                                                                           P6                DNF

117. C. Lord                                 P6                      P3                     P4        P2           DNS                                                                               P4            P3

144. A. Lancaster Snr.                                         P8                     P9                         P4                                                                                  P6            P6                 P8               P8

144. A. Lancaster Jr.                                                                                     P3

 

URB:

2. B. Simms                                                                                                                                                                 P2               DNS                                                     P1               P1

11. R. Lovett                                                                                                                                                               DNF            DNF                                                      P6               DNF

16. J. Moore

28. J. Hayes-Harlow                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          P6

39. M. Conway                          P5

39. C. Lewis                                                          P2                       P2

41. P. Walsh                                                                                                                                                                P3            DNF

55. J. Ridgway                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            DNF             DNF

55. G. Ridgway                                                     P1                         P1                                                                     P1            P1

58. G. Robertson                      P2                                                                                                                                                                                                              P4               DNS

61. C. Grant                                                                                                                                                                DNF        DNS

64. P. Moffatt                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              P5               P5

87. N. Rowe                              P1                                                                                                                                                                     P1           P1

90. B. Glasswell                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DNS                P4

99. G. O’nion                            P4

110. D. Smith                                                                                                                                                                                                      P2           P2                   P3                P3

112. A. Cameron                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       P2                P2

128. F. Collins                          P3

140. S. Pearson                                                                                                                                                          DNF         DNS                                                    DNS               DNS

 

                                             Donington Park             Snetterton              Anglesey                   Croft                  Oulton Park             Brands Hatch             Silverstone National

                                                         R1                        R2              R3         R4         R5             R6          R7            R8             R9               R10          R11                R12             R13

 

HSCC URS Classic FF2000 Series Winner:

2019 – Ben Stiles

2018 – Chris Lord