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The Historic Racing Drivers Club (HRDC) has announced plans for an important invitation race for Classic & Historic Alfa Romeos at Donington Park on 14 October. The ethos behind this accessible invitation race is to promote a possible Series in 2019, which will champion close racing within a proper historic format for classic Alfa Romeo models from three evocative decades: the 1950s, the 1960s and the 1970s.

The series is open to all Alfa Romeo 750, 101, 105 & 116-series cars, which will encompass anything from an early Giulietta Berlina to a four-cylinder Alfetta GTV or an AlfaSud, competing alongside the more familiar Bertone GT coupes in all racing variants. Read More »

Following the runaway success of its entry-level, one-make ‘Academy’ Series for Austin A30/35 cars, the HRDC will follow up this innovative concept in 2017, with a ‘Senior’ Series for historic Jaguar Touring Cars, embracing all saloon models of the type which were raced in period from 1950 to 1966.

Julius Thurgood, Race Director and founder of the Historic Racing Drivers Club, is upbeat about the new concept: “From the very beginning of my plans to create an entry-level series into historic racing, I knew that there had to be a logical path to follow on from the HRDC ‘Academy’ that would be aspirational to both those drivers who were graduating through this grass-roots series and to those already experienced competitors who were seeking to race in a high-end but fair-play ‘Senior Series’. Read More »