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Brighton to John O'Groats Road Race -Proxy Event 2021 REPORT


Wavegreen Welcome to the race coverage of our first ever proxy Road Race. 

The event begins on the 18th April with an opening video slideshow of all the cars taking part in the "Brighton to John O'Groats run" road race, this will be followed by individual still photos for class A,B & C cars, and detailed information about the entrants and their cars on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next week.

28 Teams entered 69 cars across three types of classes, cars arriving from around the UK and even one from the USA.

The event is planned to run from the end of April to the end of May, barring any unforeseen circumstances.

The planned stages are in order of direction of travel, from;

Brightelmstone Garage at Brighton (Andy) - Road stages -Madeira Drive (Ninco) & Devils Dyke (SCX classic). Weekend 24/25th April.
Reports starts here. Results here and here

Boycies Motors at Hereford (Phil) -Road stages-Rodneys Raceway (Ninco tarmac/snow) & MYST Raceway (Ninco tarmac). Weekend 1/2nd May.
Reports starts here. Results here and here

Harlequin Motors at Nottingham (Graham)- Road stages - Robin Hood Way (Carrera) & Belvoir Pass (Scalex Sport/ SCX Classic). Weekend 8/9th May.
Reports starts here. Results here and here

Mountain View Garage at Wrexham (Paul)- Road stages - Brymbo Steelway Park ( Policar) & Worlds End Pass ( Scalex Sport / SCX classic). Weekend 15/16th May.
Reports starts here. Results here and here

Goldrock Motors at Burnley (Kevin)- Road stages - Goldrock (Scalex Sport) & Pendle Crossing ( SCX / Scalextric Classic). Weekend 22/23rd May.
Reports starts here. Results here and here

Merchiston Motors at Edinburgh (Leo)- Road stages-The Great Glen (Painted Carrera ) & Rest & Be Thankful ( Ninco/Policar). Weekend 29/30th May
Reports starts here. Results here and here

Final Class Results & Team Points can be found here

Mid-week News Briefing -these will be issued in order to up date any progress issues, to review the results from the previous weekend Stages and to add any pictures, videos or links to live streaming.
News Briefing 1 here
News Briefing 2 here
News Briefing 3 here
News Briefing 4 here
News Briefing 5 here
News Briefing 6 here

Amato Slot Car Design
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Here are the sixty-nine cars, ready to go racing...

Photos will follow over the next few days.
[+] 8 members Like woodcote's post

Wavegreen That really great Andy, a really good job.

Many thanks from the RoadRace Administrator Thumbup
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Nice selection of cars, and a nice introduction. Thumbup
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It begins !!!!!!!   Checkeredflag  Wrench
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Another brilliant presentation Andy  Thumbup After watching it our class B mini looks small!
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Real nice mix of cars there. Have no idea how this is going to pan out! Looking forward to it!
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And here's the pics of the cars, starting with the first half of Class A...

Roker Roar - BMW 125

Bangers Racing - Subaru Impreza

Cube Team - Ford GT

Ruscillo Racing - Chevy Camaro

miketheslot69 - McLaren MP4-12C

Woodland Plymouth - Ford Mustang

Kessel Run - Lamborghini Aventador

Lifeboats Racing - Ford GT

SSRC - Ferrari F430

Scrapyard Racing - Porsche 911

Lumberjack Motorsport - Ford Escort Cosworth

Scott Sports Racing - Škoda Fabia

The rest of the Scalextric cars will follow at lunchtime.

Feel free to copy the pics of your cars. If anyone wants a bigger, higher resolution copy to print out, just let Graham or me know.
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A very nice opening to the event.
My Aventador looks oh-so plain compared with the other scaley class cars. 
No hope whatsoever of of Concors for that last minute plain-Jane.
I Should have given her a hydrographic paint job and if she survives the race, she'll get that.

Alan W
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Would I be ok to post these pictures on the Facebook page? (I’m sorry I forgot to ask permission for using the previous pictures). Thanks again
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