You could contact John Davis,
He is a nice guy and very helpful:
BTW...you can't post on the TSCC message board...members only, but you can
message on the
John Davis is there too.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, November 05, 2006 8:33 PM
Subject: Re: [FOT] Racing contact in England
> Many of us in the FOT have met our Brit counterparts, some are on the list if
> I recall. Your best bet is to get onto The Triumph Sports Six club message
> board and start asking the racers on there.
> (http://www.tssc.org.uk/messageboard.asp). Be warned, they have a different
>mindset on contact than the Yanks.
> > I am considering taking an assignment in the Birmingham area of England for
> > the next two years. The quandary for me is I am just getting my TR5 ready
> > for racing [next year] and I still need to get enough seat time to get a
> > racing license. My plan for next year was to retake my SCCA driving class,
> > get a couple of day sessions in with the local Alfa Club, then do novice
> > racing with the SCCA equivalent here tin the Pacific Northwest
> > [International Conference of Sports Car Clubs]. The 6 clubs run a 15 week
> > racing schedule. As a novice you race in an unclassed group of closed wheel
> > cars where everyone is a new driver. 4 novice races and you get a license.
> > I would, at the same time, be racing in the SOVERN events that Bill
> > Babcock and Charlie Mitchel so well describe.
> > So, the question is, is there anyway to get the same kind of experience in
> > England? How does one get a license, is there opportunity to get non-racing
> > track time? Anyone on this list a racer in England or have contacts with
> > people who are?
> > Thanks,
> > --
> > Chuck Arnold
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