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.
Donington Park Snetterton
R1 R2 R3
11 J. Williams P6 P7
35 J. Conway P8 P7 DNF
40. S. Mellish P1 P2
46 S. Collier P5 P5 P6
50. C. Wood P6
56. B. Stiles P1 DNF P5
57. C. Levy P2 P2 P1
77. E. Pagano P3 P4 P3
98. R. Toft P7 P9 P8
117. C. Lord P6 P3 P4
144. A. Lancaster Snr. P8 P9
39. M. Conway P5
39. C. Lewis P2 P2
41. P. Walsh
55. G. Ridgway P1 P1
58. G. Robertson P2
87. N. Rowe P1
99. G. O’nion P4
128. F. Collins P3
HSCC URS Classic FF2000 Series Winner:
2018 – Chris Lord